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March 23, 2011 11:30 ET

Benz Communications' Jennifer Benz to Moderate Panel Presentation on Benefits Best Practices at MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium

Panelists Are Benefits Managers of Leading Employers, Benz Communications' Clients

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - Jennifer Benz, founder and chief strategist of Benz Communications, along with benefits leaders from four large clients, will present "Best Practices for Your Benefits Challenges" at MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium, March 27-28, 2011, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. Benz Communications is a benefits communications strategy boutique.

"Best Practices for Your Benefits Challenges" will feature an in-depth look at four industry leaders, including their approach to employee benefits, their specific challenges, and the communication campaigns developed to help them create results. Jen will moderate this panel, which will be presented at 2:15pm EDT on Monday, March 28.

Melanie Miller, Vice President of Compensation and Benefits at Ardent Health Services and winner of the CDHC Solutions' Superstars Award for Most Effective Population Health & Wellness in 2010, is one of the panelists.

"I'm delighted to share our story at the MetLife Benefits Symposium. We've had tremendous success with our new wellness program and benefits communications and I hope other companies can apply much of what we have learned along the way," Melanie stated.

Additional information about "Practical Guide to Improving Your Benefits Communications Programs" may be found at:; click on Agenda & Speakers.

"I am honored to have been invited to once again address attendees of MetLife's annual benefits symposium. I'm especially delighted to be sharing this presentation with our clients, who will share their successes, including an in-depth look at their benefits communication," stated Jen.

At the 2010 MetLife Benefits Symposium, Jen received a tremendous response to her presentation "Raising the Bar: Inspiring Action Through Engaging Communication," which covered trends impacting benefits communication and the ways employers can improve results with effective communication.

Speakers at MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium include Peter R. Orszag, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Obama Administration; David M. Walker, Founder and CEO, Comeback America Initiative and former United States Comptroller General; James A. Klein, President, American Benefits Council; Kathy Lynch, Director, Employer Engagement, Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College; Peter Beinart, Senior Political Writer and Assistant Professor of Journalism and Political Science at City University of New York. Additional information about MetLife's 7th National Benefits Symposium may be found at

About Benz Communications
Benz Communications is a benefits communications strategy boutique creating integrated employee benefits campaigns for employers committed to nurturing high-performing and satisfied employees. Benz Communications' clients include Fortune 500 companies, Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, and small- to mid-size companies. Additional information about Benz Communications may be found at

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