Worksite Wellness Summit 2017

Worksite Wellness Summit - West
Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Bismarck
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Improve Employee Health  •  Decrease Health Care Costs  •  Increase Productivity and Morale
Research shows you can expect those results from a worksite wellness program 
Attend the summit to get the information, tools and motivation you need to build or strengthen a culture of wellness in your organization. 
Reserve your spot today—space is limited!

Plan to attend if you are:

  • Anyone interested in worksite wellness programs
  • An H.R. professional
  • A manager/owner of a business
  • A health care or wellness professional

Keynote Speakers:

Laura Putnam, MA

Laura Putnam, MA

Workplace Wellness that Works: 10 Steps to Bring Vitality and Well-Being to Any Organization
Reshape your organization's approach to wellness by Starting a Movement! In a lively and informative session, Laura guides you on transforming the health and well-being of your employees. Brimming with research, real-world examples, and tangible takeaways, learn how you can take action now. Come away inspired and ready to Start a Movement!

The Engagement Imperative: From Carrots & Sticks to Creating Meaning
Learn about the science behind extrinsic versus intrinsic motivation, and why carrots & sticks are never enough. While incentives may – at best – get people in the door, they will never keep them there. Rather, sustainable change can only take place when participants are intrinsically motivated. Learn about the five guiding principles of intrinsic motivation that must be in place to empower employees to sustain change over time.


Melanie Carvel

Melanie Carvel

It Starts with "Why" – Charting Your Path to Sustainable Healthy Habits
Frustrated by your ability to "stick with" your well-being resolutions? Want to empower others to change behavior? Transform your motivation and thinking with the power of gratitude and the chemistry of kindness. We'll explore how behavior change starts with the right "WHY" to SUSTAIN it for the long run. Get a plan to fit more movement and mindfulness into your days – resulting in better health, more energy, productivity and most importantly - happiness!




8 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker Laura Putnam, MA
10:15 a.m. Break and Vendor Fair
10:45 a.m.  Keynote speaker Melanie Carvel
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Vendor Fair
12:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker Laura Putnam, MA 
2:00 p.m. Closing Comments & Adjourn

Conference Pricing

Our conference sponsors, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota and the North Dakota Department of Health, allow us to keep the cost at a fraction of the summit value.

$49 conference fee includes registration, lunch, snacks and vendor fair

Conference Location

Bismarck State College | National Energy Center of Excellence
1200 Schafer Street | Bismarck, ND 58501


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Sponsored by

BCBSND  North Dakota Department of Health