Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

September 18, 2013

Health summit coming soon to Indianapolis


Hendricks County Flyer

---- — There is still time to register for the 2013 Indiana Employee Health and Wellness Summit set for Sept.30 and Oct. 1 at the Crowne Plaza at Union Station in downtown Indianapolis.

The two-day session is hosted by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, along with the Wellness Council of Indiana, INShape Indiana, and the American Diabetes Association.

On Sept. 30, workshops throughout the day focus on topics such as how to become an AchieveWELL Five-Star Certified organization, the benefits of a workplace wellness program, an employer road map to the Affordable Care Act and the importance of exercise in the workplace.

Educational break-out sessions on an array of subjects and a health and wellness expo featuring more than 40 industry vendors be Oct. 1.

Delivering the opening keynote presentation on Oct.1, PhD nutritionist, author and speaker Dr. Jo Litchen will reveal proven health tips to control such things as thoughts and worries, how to get a more refreshing night’s sleep, and changes in eating habits to prevent low energy.

Hank Orme, former president of Nebraska-based Lincoln Industries, will explain how to achieve balance between financial goals and establishing a healthy workplace culture during the closing address.

The cost for the summit is $299 for both days: $109 for those attending on Sept. 30 and $199 for those attending Oct.1. The reduced student price is $99 for one day or $199 for both days. Companies sending one representative may send a second for half price.

To register, visit the website at www.indianachamber.com/conferences or visit the Indiana Employee Health and Wellness Summit website at www.indianawellnesssummit.com or call 264-6885 or 824-6885.

The summit is presented by Delta Dental of Indiana. The diamond sponsor is American Health & Wellness Group. Platinum sponsors are Center for Diagnostic Imaging, Dental Health Options by Health Resources, Inc., Gibson, Neace Lukens, and Novia CareClinics.

Gold sponsors are Accountable Health Solutions, Community Employer Health, Direct Fitness Solutions, Hays Companies of Indiana, LLC, Walgreens Pharmacy, and Wishard-Eskenazi Health.

Silver sponsors are Apex Benefits, Meritain Health, New Avenues, Inc., and Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating/MyNettrainer.com

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Jim Wagner by e-mailing to jwagner@indianachamber.com or by calling 264-6876.