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About the Cleveland Chapter of WEB


Cleveland chapter programs feature an interactive panel of benefits professionals from large and small employers, service providers and consulting firms, who each bring a different perspective on important, practical issues faced by today's benefits leaders. The Cleveland chapter is the country's largest WEB chapter. Opportunities abound in the Cleveland chapter for employee benefits professionals to exchange ideas and information with the panel and other attendees on the latest trends and developments through our educational programs and networking.

The Cleveland chapter generally meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from September through May. Occasionally, we meet on other days, though, so check the schedule.

Our morning programs begin with registration, continental breakfast and your first networking opportunity at 7:30 AM. The presentation is from 8:00 - 9:00 AM, with questions/answers from 9:00 - 9:15 AM. For certain topics, we meet a little longer, for instance, in September, January and May, our programs will be 1.5 hours and our Annual Legal and Regulatory Update in March is two hours.

2015-2016 Program Schedule

Click here to VIEW THE SCHEDULE. To register for the next Cleveland Chapter program, click here: REGISTRATION and click REGISTER NOW. Registration for each program opens three weeks before the event.

In November, we'll have a late afternoon program followed by a Social Event at Pickwick & Frolic in downtown Cleveland. Click here for more information about Cleveland Chapter SPECIAL EVENTS.


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Post questions, read articles, search job postings and more. Connect with benefits professional across the nation and around the world.

Join the Cleveland Chapter in its subgroup: Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB), Cleveland Chapter.

Post discussions of local interest and connect with local benefits professionals.

WEB members are preapproved to join these LinkedIn groups; nonmembers are screened before being accepted.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Cleveland chapter of WEB is offering sponsorship opportunities for the 2015-2016 program year and the 2016 Calendar Year, from year-long sustaining sponsorship to sponsorship of individual meetings. Click here for more information about these Cleveland chapter SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

The Cleveland Chapter thanks its 2015 Calendar Year Sustaining Sponsors:

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NEW Program Location

This season, we are returning to our former meeting location in One Cleveland Center, now known as the CMBA Conference Center. Located at 1375 East 9th Street, Floor 2, parking is available for $7.00 per day in the attached garage which can be accessed from St. Clair Avenue, just east of East 9th Street. If you park for less than 2 hours, get your ticket validated at the CMBA front desk for a rate of $5.00. Click here to VIEW A MAP of the location of One Cleveland Center.

Program Fees

The program fees for regular programs are $20 for members and $60 for nonmembers. You may register online and prepay with a credit card or check the box that you will pay at the door. You may also register by mail (checks only) or fax, email or telephone your registration and pay at the door. It does speed up registration on the morning of the program, however, if you have prepaid your registration either online with a credit card or by mailing in your check.

Again this year! Members can save even more by prepaying for the entire season. The cost for members to prepay for all regular programs is $100. This payment does not include our half-day Benefits Boot Camp.

Continuing Education Credit

WEB is a great way to fulfill your continuing education credits. Application for Ohio continuing legal education (CLE) credit, Ohio continuing education for insurance licensing (CE) credit and HRCI recertification hours (self-submit) will be made for most programs in the 2015-2016 program year. All of our programs are intended to satisfy continuing education requirements for Ohio accounting (CPE), CEBS and ASPPA for you to self-submit. As applicable, additional information about continuing education credit will be included with the notice and registration form for each program. An additional $15 processing fee applies to nonmembers seeking CLE and CE. Continuing education credit is free for members.

Program Notices

Program notices are provided by email. If you are interested in receiving program notices, please contact our membership chairperson, Mary Cushing, at 216/371-2438 or and ask to be added to the Cleveland Chapter's notification list. You can also see our program notices and register online by visiting this website and clicking on the Events tab in the Cleveland Chapter site. To view the current program notice and register online, click here: REGISTRATION and click REGISTER NOW.


Joining WEB is easy! Click here to JOIN WEB now and save on meeting fees. The Corporate Membership provides great value if you have five employees to join.

Want to Know More?

Any member of the WEB Steering Committee would love to answer your questions about WEB and the Cleveland Chapter. Click here: STEERING COMMITTEE for contact information. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at upcoming programs of the Cleveland Chapter!

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