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Wellness 360 Conference Moves to Akron for 2018; Announces Keynote Speaker, Wellness Awards and Additions to Event for Northeast Ohio’s Top Health & Wellness Professionals

Dr. Joel Bennet To Provide Keynote Focusing on Leadership-Enabled Wellness

Conference organizers announced this week that the third annual Wellness 360 Conference will take place at the Holiday Day Inn-Akron West on Friday, April 20th, 2018. “Wellness: Without Borders” is the theme for the all-day event.

The Wellness 360 Conference is geared towards professionals who seek to be educated and network at an experiential learning event where they can hear about the latest trends and innovations in wellness and learn how to expand their company wellness and benefit programs.

The keynote speaker for this year is the nationally known Dr. Joel Bennett, CEO and President of Organizational Wellness and Learning Systems (OWLS). Dr. Bennett’s talk, entitled “Heart-Centered Leadership: The Forgotten Road to Workplace Wellness“, addresses both research and concepts on the importance of healthy management, ethical leadership, and positive supervisor support as key predictors of both employee well-being and performance.

Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to learn from several other prominent healthcare and wellness leaders in breakout sessions representing organizations including The Cleveland Clinic and The Ohio State University.  Session topics include: “Create an Environment of Success: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice“, “Workplace Wellness Champions: Lessons Learned” and “Making It Legal: Compliance Considerations for Workplace Wellness Programs, a presentation to be given by Daphne Kackloudis Saneholtz, who is an attorney and Partner at Brennan, Manna & Diamond.

New to the Wellness 360 Conference for 2018 is Interpersonal Mindfulness, an exclusive pre-conference workshop led by Dr. Bennett. This unique experiential workshop and mini-retreat examines the meanings of mindfulness, teaches attendees how to distinguish inter from intra-personal mindfulness, and highlights the seven types of interpersonal mindfulness. Prospective attendees can learn more about Dr. Bennet’s pre-conference workshop and sign up at: http://wellness360conference.com/workshop/.

Conference organizers have also announced the first annual Wellness 360 Conference Awards — another addition for 2018. The Wellness 360 Committee will be awarding companies and individuals who display excellence in championing and advancing wellness causes in their respective industries and businesses. Award categories include: Wellness Ambassador of the Year, Partner Impact Award, and Small Steps Big Strides: A Wellness Success Story Award.  Conference attendees can visit http://wellness360conference.com/awards/  to learn how to nominate or be nominated for a Wellness 360 Conference Award.

Wellness 360 Conference registration information, the full list of speakers, agenda and more can be found at  www.wellness360conference.com. Information on how to become a sponsor or exhibitor can be found at http://wellness360conference.com/exhibitors/

About the Wellness 360 Conference

The Wellness 360 Conference is your source for the latest trends, practices and innovations in employee wellness and population health management. We are a volunteer-led, non-profit organization. Our vision is to help employers create a culture of health for their employees while focusing on gaining control over health care costs and improving productivity in the workplace.  For more information contact Executive Chair, Johanna Tanno at info@wellness360conference.com.


We hope that you’ll join us for our 11th annual Wellness 360 Conference on April 12, 2019!