2018 Benefits and Insurance Conference

2018 Benefits and Insurance Conference



2018 Benefits & Insurance Service Conference Information

Agenda | Flights | Ground Transportation

For any questions, please connect directly with our conference organizing team.
Joellen Messerli at 816-945-5207 or email at jmesserli@cbiz.com 
Andria Mitra at 816-945-5244 or email at amitra@cbiz.com
Kim Dibble at 216-525-5244 or email at kdibble@cbiz.com



Preliminary Agenda

Monday – August 27, 2018

3:00 pm Conference Check-In Begins

6:30 – 9:30 pm Cocktail Reception & Welcome Dinner

Tuesday – August 28, 2018 7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast

8:30 am – 12:00 pm General Session

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 – 5:00 pm Business Line Meetings

6:30 – 9:30 pm Cocktails & Dinner

Wednesday – August 29, 2018

7:30 – 8:15 am Breakfast

8:30 am – 12:00 pm General Session/Business Line Meetings

12:00 pm Conference Concludes. Departing flights should not be made before 2 pm.


Guidelines for Flights/Professional Travel  

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You are responsible for arranging your air transportation. The cost will be paid by your Business Unit.

  • For your convenience, we have arranged for Professional Travel to assist you with scheduling your flights. You can call them at 877-499-5817 and press option '5' for the Groups and Meeting department, or by email at groups@protrav.com. You may also book your trip on Concur. Please identify yourself as attending the 2018 CBIZ B&I Conference.
  • Book economy or coach flights only.
  • You may book Early Bird check-in for Southwest Airlines.
  • It is okay to accept baggage fees for airlines that charge.
  • Flights should be non-stop or one stop, but at times that offer the best fares. Do not book multiple stops, unless absolutely necessary.
  • Flights to Las Vegas should be scheduled for either August 26th or 27th, depending on whether or not you will be attending a pre-conference meeting. (Pre-conference meetings are for small groups of people; those who are required to attend will have advance notice.) For the majority of attendees, the first scheduled event is the Conference Check-in on Monday, August 27th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
  • Professional Travel has negotiated a discount with United Airlines for the conference. If you would like to take advantage of the discount, please call Professional Travel directly.
  • All meetings conclude at Noon, therefore please schedule your departure flight no earlier than 2:00 pm.
  • All travel expenses (airfare, baggage fees, parking, and ground transportation) should be charged to your Business Unit.

If you have any questions about your travel, please contact Kim Dibble at 216-525-1923 or email at kdibble@cbiz.com



Guidelines for Ground Transportation in Vegas 

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You will be responsible for your own transportation from the airport to the hotel. The Green Valley Ranch is located approximately 15 minutes from McCarran International Airport. Suggestions for airport to hotel ground transportation are as follows:

  • The Green Valley Ranch Shuttle: GVR has a free shuttle, seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. If you have questions about the GVR shuttle, please contact the GVR Bell Desk at 702-617-7745. Click here for Shuttle Schedule.
  • AWG Ambassador – 702-740-3434 - Download the AWG Ambassador App: https://appsto.re/us/-TTSX.i
  • Boston Coach – 800-672-7676 (CBIZ National Account #90969)
  • Rental Car
  • Taxi, Uber, etc.

Ground transportation from the hotel to the airport will be provided between Noon and 3:00 pm on Wednesday. If you have a flight that requires you to leave the hotel at any other time, you will need to make your own ground transportation arrangements or use the free GVR Shuttle.

If you have any questions about your ground transportation in Vegas, please contact Kim Dibble at 216-525-1923 or email at kdibble@cbiz.com