HR Events

Events for Head of Total Rewards

Browse our list of upcoming Executive Retreats (for CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council members), as well as special events hosted by CEB's Talent Management businesses. Executive Retreats are exclusive sessions of 15-30 heads of Total Rewards where we frame a common challenge, present best practice solutions, and facilitate discussions. The conversations are challenging and honest. No delegates, no staff, no vendors, no media, no pundits.

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CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council Staff Briefing
Rewards in the Era of Performance Management Transformation

This event is reserved those with an existing CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council membership.

Widespread redesign of performance management strategies has opened up a debate about the effectiveness of pay for performance. Despite repeated attempts to improve pay for performance over the years, most organizations still struggle to meaningfully reward their best talent.

Join us to learn how progressive companies assess talent and differentiate rewards in a way that actually drives employee performance.

Fantastic content–very informative and relevant. Very much enjoyed the day. Thank you."

Head of Talent


Manufacturing Industry

Event Dates

  • 13 June 2017 | Washington, DC

CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council Annual Executive Retreat
Addressing Pay Equity

These events are reserved those with an existing CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council membership.

Join us to learn about how your peers are approaching pay equity and determine the right next steps to prevent, assess, and fix gaps at your organization. You will learn and gain access to tools, resources, and tactics to stay ahead of these growing pay equity concerns.

The topic of pay equity has received heightened attention in the past year, with many organizations publicizing their efforts to close pay gaps in response. Pay gaps can both be inherited by acquiring talent from other organizations or perpetuated by internal practices and while regulation changes are being introduced in an attempt to address pay gaps, only 9% of employees believe these efforts will be effective. Given increased pressure to close pay gaps with little direction on how to move forward, it is critical to stay informed on impending changes and their implications, as well as learn how to assess and prevent pay gaps.

Event Dates

  • 6 June 2017 | London
  • 21 June 2017 | Chicago*
  • 27 September 2017 | New York*

*These sessions are part of a two-day executive retreat (Designing Holistic Wellbeing Programs)

CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council Annual Executive Retreat
Designing Holistic Wellbeing Programs

These events are reserved those with an existing CEB Total Rewards Leadership Council membership.

Join our meeting series to explore the latest data on how to a design a holistic wellbeing program that meets employee needs and delivers returns for the organization. Through group discussion and networking, you will learn how your peers are defining their strategy, prioritizing offerings, and driving employee participation.

Executives are increasingly concerned about preventive measures that can keep costs down, performance up, and talent healthy. As a result, wellness programs focused on physical health have become more comprehensive over the past few years, incorporating financial, emotional, and other aspects of employee wellbeing.

Event Dates

  • 20 June 2017 | Chicago*
  • 26 September 2017 | New York*

*These session are part of a two-day executive retreat (Addressing Pay Equity)

You Asked

How can I ensure the integrity of pay for performance as performance management approaches continue to evolve?

Our Research Says

For pay for performance approaches to work, an employee’s impact on the business must be credibly measured. Employees need to know how their contributions translate into reward amounts. However, the evolution of the performance management system (e.g., eliminating scores, increasing manager discretion, decreasing layers) is hurting the defensibility, transparency, and perceived fairness of reward distribution decisions. Organizations must reexamine the pay for performance process or risk driving unintended consequences and the wrong employee behaviors.

What This Means for You

  • Learn the best practices on rewarding employees when performance scores are eliminated, and
  • Understand the core manager skills needed to effectively execute pay for performance as discretion increases and layers decrease.

CEB's HR Conference

Join other global heads of HR and members of their direct leadership team to learn how to identify the most disruptive forces impacting HR and position your teams for success.

Other CEB events deep-dive into specific topics, but ReimagineHR is designed to bring together the HR leadership team and expose you to multiple critical insights and solutions to drive change. This is a multi-day event that includes panel discussions, presentations, formal networking, and breakout sessions tailored to your specific challenges.

  • 9-10 May 2017 | Sydney
  • 6-7 September 2017 | Lonndon
  • 18-20 October 2017 | Washington, DC