To learn more about sponsorship opportunities and if your organization has been nominated to participate, please contact our conference facilitators.
Nominated partners who elect not to sponsor may not otherwise attend the conference. Qualified partner organizations may, however, submit a request for an invitation for their HR Executive to attend as a conference attendee.
National Presenting Sponsors
Oracle Human Capital Management enables organizations to modernize HR with an engaging and mobile portfolio of talent-centric, collaborative and insightful solutions.
Oracle HCM Cloud provides end-to-end talent management and human resources to enable HR leaders to find, develop and retain key talent. It delivers insight with enterprise-wide KPIs, embedded decision making tools, and predictive analytics. Oracle HCM is socially enabled to support the modern work world of open communication and collaboration. The user experience is simple and modern to increase HR process adoption and service delivery. Oracle HCM Cloud helps HR leaders streamline global processes, comply locally and quickly adapt to organizational and legislative changes.
Oracle's global, web-based, application platform is designed for organizations of every size, industry, and region. Oracle Human Capital Management has been the HCM solution of choice for over 20 years and has 18,000 customers in over 140 countries; 6,000 of whom are in the cloud.
Learn more at www.oracle.com/hcm
When it comes to building workplace benefits solutions, the provider you choose can help shorten your path to success. When you work with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, you leverage the virtually unparalleled strength, resources and experience of Bank of America Corporation, a global, broadly experienced organization. You can depend on us to deliver solutions across virtually every type of wealth accumulation program available under current regulations and tax laws — customized, scalable, and tailored to your needs. We seek to be a trusted resource to help you manage your business and help your employees achieve financial wellness.
Learn more at benefitplans.baml.com
Challenger, Gray & Christmas is the premier outplacement organization and business and executive coaching resource. The results we achieve are based on a combination of best practices and a continuous drive for innovation. Whether domestic or international, we can meet your coaching and career transition needs.
We have successfully provided top quality career transition programs for all levels of employees for over 40 years. We design programs to meet each client's individual needs. Over 90% of our clients land equal or better jobs. The average search time in 2009 was just over three months.
Business & Executive Coaching
Challenger coaches executives and high-potential employees for business results. We help managers and executives maximize their effectiveness and address business objectives. With over 20 years of success coaching leaders, our approach has impacted both individual, team and company success.
Learn more at www.challengergray.com
O.C. Tanner is the world leader at helping companies grow by appreciating people who do great work. We empower more than 8,000 well-known clients turn corporate goals into a reality. Our experts take a human approach to inspire great work by noticing effort, rewarding results and celebrating careers. It takes all three to create an environment where people and companies grow. We dig deep to understand company cultures, and craft solutions to meet specific goals. Our performance awards, service awards, web-based recognition tools, training, keynote addresses and other programs can lead to transformation — across departments and around the globe.
Learn more at www.octanner.com
Globoforce is the world’s leading provider of social recognition solutions, redefining how companies understand, manage, and motivate their employees. Innovative companies around the world use Globoforce’s cloud-based social recognition software to reveal the true performance and influence of every employee and strengthen company culture. With Globoforce, HR and business leaders can take a strategic approach to recognition programs that result in measurable benefits to the bottom line driven by increases in employee engagement, retention, and productivity.
Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. More information on Globoforce, its philosophy of recognition, and its unique approach to the employee recognition industry is available on the company’s website at www.globoforce.com.
Learn more at www.globoforce.com
Appirio is a global technology-enabled services provider, helping companies power their business with cloud, social and mobile technologies from leaders like salesforce.com, Google and Workday. Appirio has worked with more than 400 enterprise customers including organizations like the City of Los Angeles, Facebook, Flextronics, International Hotels Group, Japan Post Network, Ltd., L'Oreal, NetApp, NYU, Starbucks, Thomson Reuters and VMware. Appirio's technology-enabled professional services are supported by a team of 500+ cloud experts and CloudSpokes, a more than 70,000 person-strong global cloud developer community. The company's expertise and innovation have been recognized by organizations such as the World Economic Forum, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, Gartner and IDC. Appirio has offices that span the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific, and is backed by Sequoia Capital, GGV Capital and General Atlantic.
Learn more at www.appirio.com
Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus has served more than 20 million consumers on its platform that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefit information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the BENEFITFOCUS® Platform supports all aspects of benefits administration and provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus cloud-based solutions allow for quick response to the changing healthcare environment and evolving business needs of our clients.
Learn more at www.benefitfocus.com
As the largest, most experienced health care benefits company in the state, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) provides its members with access to affordable, quality health benefit plans. BCBSTX serves 5.3 million members in all 254 Texas counties, which includes employer groups, individuals and government units. BCBSTX is well known for its broad range of traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products, including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, and medical management/behavioral health services. BCBSTX is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the country’s largest customer-owned health insurer and fourth largest health insurer overall. HCSC is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. To learn more, visit www.bcbstx.com.
Learn more at www.bcbstx.com
Within Xerox, Buck Consultants is the consulting strength of the Human Resource Services (HRS) division. We offer advisory, technology, and
administration solutions to help you effectively manage your programs while engaging your employees in their health, wealth, and
career. By integrating our HR consulting know-how with HRS’ core services, we can offer additional innovative and customized solutions
to help you overcome your HR challenges. Together, we can ensure you have the right people in the right positions at the right time to
save money and achieve your business goals. Learn more at www.xerox.com/hrconsulting.
Since the invention of Xerography more than 75 years ago, the people of Xerox have helped businesses simplify the way work
gets done. Today, we are the global leader in business process and document management, helping organizations of any size be
more efficient so they can focus on their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, we have more than 140,000 Xerox
employees and do business in more than 180 countries, providing business services, printing equipment and software for commercial
and government organizations. Learn more at www.xerox.com.
Learn more at www.buckconsultants.com
HourlyNerd, an online marketplace for elite talent, connects companies with thousands of the world’s top business minds for project-based work at affordable prices. HourlyNerd boasts more than 10,000 experts, including top MBAs, elite business consultants, and industry experts from Fortune 500 companies. HourlyNerd’s flexible digital platform allows clients to access expert help for projects of any size, and even on the tightest of deadlines. Project types include strategic advisory, marketing and branding, finance, and operations, amongst others.
HourlyNerd serves over 4,500 clients including General Electric, Microsoft, American Apparel, and Au Bon Pain.
Learn more at www.HourlyNerd.com
For more than a century, IBM has been making the world a smarter place. In the past five years, we’ve seen enormous advances, as leaders have begun using the vast supply of Big Data to transform their enterprises through analytics, mobile technology, social business and the cloud. In this era of change and complexity, the pressure to stay competitive can be intense. Conventions once universally held are giving way to new perspectives, new ways of working and new solutions. Roles are changing. And, more than ever, leaders need a partner to help them adapt. Discover how IBM can help.
Learn more at www.ibm.com/smarterplanet
At Korn Ferry, we design, build, attract and ignite talent. Since our inception, clients have trusted us to help recruit world-class leadership. Today, we are a single source for leadership and talent consulting services to empower businesses and leaders to reach their goals. Our solutions range from executive recruitment and leadership development programs, to enterprise learning, succession planning and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO). Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn Ferry, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.
Learn more at www.kornferry.com
With more than 140 years’ experience in the insurance industry and over 90 years in group employee benefits, MetLife delivers a comprehensive product portfolio covering twelve benefit categories, including Life, Dental, Disability, Accident & Health and Specialty Products such as MetLife Defender and Legal Services. We are a leading provider of employee benefits serving more than 50,000 U.S. group customers and providing benefits and retirement solutions for 95 of the top 100 Fortune 500® companies and over eighty percent of all Fortune 500® companies. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com/broker.
Learn more at metlife.com
Provant is a national leader of health management services. Founded in 2001, Provant’s vision is to change the health of America. With 13,000+ employees nationwide, Provant touches more than 6,000,000 lives by delivering customized worksite well-being solutions. We partner with businesses to improve the health and productivity of employees while supporting healthcare cost containment. Our comprehensive services include incentive design and administration, biometric screenings; health assessments, coaching, and education; lifestyle/condition management; health portals; challenges; immunizations, clinical/benefits advocacy, and analytics. Provant delivers proven well-being solutions onsite, online, and on-call throughout the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Program flexibility and scalability are the hallmarks of Provant’s services.
Learn more at www.provanthealth.com
Right Management is the talent and career management expert within Manpower, the global leader in employment services. Right Management helps clients win in the changing world of work by designing and executing workforce solutions that align talent strategy with business strategy. Our expertise spans Talent Assessment, Leader Development, Organizational Effectiveness, and Workforce Transition and Outplacement. With offices in over 50 countries, Right Management partners with companies of all sizes. More than 80% of Fortune 500 companies are currently working with us to help them grow talent, reduce costs and accelerate performance.
Learn more at www.right.com
Tango Health Benefits Optimization helps organizations save money, make employees happy, and ensure compliance with government regulations. Tango’s comparison tool educates employees about the plans and helps them select the best plan for their needs, reducing benefit plan costs, and helping to avoid the Cadillac tax. Many employees are over-insured, so lower premium costs can also mean savings for the employee. Tango keeps employees engaged in the plans through education and training, reducing the burden on overworked HR teams and boosting employee satisfaction. And with HR systems integration, Tango simplifies and manages regulatory compliance risks for ACA reporting and compliance.
Learn more at www.tangohealth.com
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.
Learn more at www.towerswatson.com
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers human capital management, financial management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.
Learn more at www.workday.com