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Wellness is a win-win!

Everyone is a winner when it comes to employee health and wellness. Because healthy employees are more productive, it makes sense to invest resources in areas to create or improve your company’s wellness program. A great place to start is right here! The annual Wellness 360 Conference has assembled a panel of leading experts to help you put together a plan that will make your company a winner! Conference agenda »

2020 Conference speakers

We’ve assembled another outstanding group of speakers for our 2020 conference! One of our Keynote Speakers is Angela Gaffney. Angela is the best-selling author of Feel Good, Look Good, For Life and her work has been featured in high-profile media outlets including USA Today and The Huffington Post.  See the 2020 speakers »

Conference location

The 2020 conference will be held at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Center-West**, 4125 Medina Rd. Akron, Ohio 44333. This beautiful facility is conveniently located off Interstate 77 and Route 18. See the location »

** This program is not affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Center-West.

Until the 2020 Wellness 360 Conference!

Sponsorship

Affiliation, through sponsorship, with the Wellness 360 Conference underscores your organization’s commitment to the evolving and very important health and wellness initiatives designed to keep our work force and their families healthy and enhance their lifestyles both in the workplace and at home. Learn more »

About us

The Wellness 360 Conference is organized and managed by a group of volunteers who have a passion for health and wellness and want to share this passion with you. Learn more »

Speaking opportunities

The Call for Speakers for the 2020 Wellness 360 Conference is now closed. We’d like to take a moment to thank all of those who submitted their applications to speak at the 2020 Wellness 360 Conference!

Why should employers care about the health and wellness of their employees?

Out of control health care costs are a given, but poor employee health can also have a significant impact in other areas, such as absenteeism, productivity, and “presenteeism” (being physically present at work, but functioning at less than full capacity due to illness, stress or other personal issues).
The following panels will give you some insight into some of the statistics associated with an unhealthy workforce.  Prepare yourself because the figures are staggering!

Stress

Stress


Work-related stress is the NO. 1 WORKPLACE HEALTH ISSUE and a major occupational risk, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity.
Source: 2013 Towers Watson Survey

Fatigue

Fatigue


Inadequate sleep leads to worker errors, low productivity and safety incidents which affect business profitability.
Source: Moore-Ede, 2011; Rosekind et al. 2010; Sirois, 2007

Chronic pain

Chronic pain


Costs of lost productivity because of chronic pain range from $11.6 to $12.8 billion annually.
Source: NIH, 2008

Diabetes

Diabetes


Medical costs for people with diabetes are twice as high as for people without diabetes. In 2012, U.S. health care costs associated with diabetes totaled $245 BILLION Source: American Diabetes Association

Obesity

Obesity


Full-time workers in the United States who are overweight or obese and have other chronic health problems miss about 450 million more days of
work than healthy workers, costing more than $153 BILLION A YEAR IN LOST PRODUCTIVITY Source: 2011 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index

Heart disease & stroke

Heart disease & stroke


Heart disease and stroke are among the most widespread and costly health problems facing our nation today. Treatment of these diseases accounts
for about $1 of every $6 spent on U.S. health care. Source: CDC

Smoking

Smoking


Smoking and other forms of tobacco use are the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, accounting for ONE IN FIVE DEATHS EVERY YEAR. Source: CDC

There's hope...

There's hope...


The Wellness 360 Conference is a great source of inspiration and knowledge to help you educate your workforce on getting healthy. REGISTER

Infographic: Top reasons to create a pathway for a healthier workforce.

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minutes a week of physical activity recommended for adults.

percent of adults who meet the U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines.

million Americans who are overweight or obese.

We hope that you’ll join us for our 12th annual Wellness 360 Conference on April 24, 2020!