Learning Network Sponsorship Opportunities


MBGH members represent over 130 companies who provide benefits to more than 4 million lives. Employer members include human resource/health benefits professionals from mid, large and jumbo self-funded public and private companies who spend over $10 billion annually on health care.

As one of the nation's leading employer coalitions, MBGH educational programs:

  • Offers dedicated networking opportunities with leading HR/health benefit professionals from employer participants
  • Feature innovative employer case studies and experts offering cutting-edge topics on managing health care costs, health benefits and population health
  • Bring together all health care stakeholders; on average 50% of attendees represent health benefit decision-makers
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MBGH 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

An overview of the sponsorship opportunities is provided below. Certain sponsorship levels sell out quickly – complete and return your contract to Mindy McBee – mmcbee@mbgh.org as soon as possible.

Sponsor Level Employer Panel Participation* Exhibit Booth Complimentary Passes Fee
Forum Yes* Yes 2 $5,000
Exhibit No Yes 1 $3,000
Resource No No 1 $1,500

* Forum Sponsors: Panel participation is restricted to sponsors who can provide an employer client only. The employer will share a non-branded case study on their work with the sponsor to include: business case, strategy and outcomes. At no time during the presentation may the employer market the sponsor’s products or services, including visuals in the PowerPoint presentation or in comments. On occasion, MBGH may choose an internal expert to speak on the sponsor’s behalf. This is provided on an invitation only or case-by-case basis.

March 18, 2020  – Creating Effective Benefit Communications: Engage, Empower & Impact Employee Health

  • Time: 8:30AM to 12:00PM CT
  • Location: 191 North Wacker Drive, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL
  • Available: 2 Exhibitor, 3 Resource Sponsors

Health benefits communication is consistently ranked a top priority for MBGH employers. A tailored approach is critical to engage employees in appropriate use of health care, employer-provided benefits and health improvement programs. This program will include employer best practices, leading trends, and solutions that address key barriers and important factors that influence a comprehensive strategy. Dedicated networking time and exhibit booths provide sponsors with opportunities to connect with MBGH employer members. Sponsors provide resources for employers that align with this topic.


May 7-8, 2020  – MBGH 40th Annual Conference Health Benefits Transformation: Employers Unite to Reduce Waste and Improve Outcomes

  • Time: 7:30AM to 4:00PM CT
  • Location: 151 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 
  • Available: AV, Illustration, Souvenir & Resource. All booth options are sold out. All 2020 sponsors have first opportunity to sponsor in 2021.

MBGH’s Annual Conference is one of the largest and most respected educational and networking events for human resource and health benefits professionals in the nation. Sponsorships are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. This event sells out quickly! 


June 17, 2020 Employer Forum on Pharmacy Benefits & Specialty Drugs: Reigning in Costs Using Clinical Evidence and Improved Efficiencies for the Top 2% Driving 50% of Your Costs

  • Time: 8:30AM to 4:30PM CT
  • Location: 191 North Wacker Drive, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL
  • Available: 3 Forum; 3 Exhibitor; 3 Resource Sponsors

At this annual forum, employers will identify ways to save money by ensuring the prior authorization strategy is focused on clinical efficacy and understanding the important role of pharmacogenomics. Participants will also gain a better understanding of how to manage spend through the medical and pharmacy benefit by leveraging the biosimilars marketplace and, direct contacting with manufacturers and retail pharmacies.


September 2, 2020  – MBGH Annual Member Meeting

  • Time: 12:00PM to 4:00PM CT
  • Location: TBD, Chicago, IL
  • Available: 5 Resource Sponsors

This event is an all-member social event with 3 resource sponsorships available. No exhibit booths are provided, but those who sponsor have a very special networking opportunity with our members.