2020 North texas Corporate wellness forum

This year’s forum was held on September 15, 2020 virtually through Microsoft Teams Live platform.  The forum featured a panel discussion comprised of local business leaders sharing their real world successes and lessons learned.

The event featured an interactive panel, focused on three topics for presentation and discussion on Mental Health, Cancer in the Workplace and Internal Communication.  

Forum Resources

American Cancer Society has provided additional resources along with the forum recording for you and your organization to access.

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Media Sponsor

Featured Panelists

Our interactive panel will focus on three topics for presentation and discussion on Mental Health, Cancer in the Workplace and Internal Communication

Marianne Fazen, PhD

President & CEO

DFW Business Group on Health

Ben Jackson

Assistant Vice President of Benefits

AT&T

Elizabeth Kiertscher, MS, RD, LD, CPT, CWPC

Coordinator of Employee Wellness and Nutrition

Garland ISD

Amy Pool

Director, Employee Assistance Program

BNSF Railway

John Korinek, PhD

Principal/COO

PartnerComm, Inc

Event Emcee and Moderator

Will Maddox
Managing Editor
Emcee and Moderator

Past Event Highlights

To date, we’ve hosted four corporate wellness forums with a keynote speaker and panel discussion on pre-selected wellness topics in other parts of Texas, three  in Dallas. We’ve grown in attendance each year and hope to continue this trend. These forums bring together human resources, wellness, communication and business leaders together on a series of pre-set topics. The 2019 Dallas event was held at Lincoln Experience Center in Frisco, TX, had 80 attendees and had a speaker series during the lunchtime event.

Our forums have covered topics like leadership engagement, the use of incentives in wellness programming, integration of physical activity and nutrition into the workplace and tobacco cessation, working with field locations, and the shift to total well-being in employees. The forum provides data on how certain wellness topics affect the bottom line for corporations, the avenues available to address health challenges, and provides companies an opportunity to share how they have succeeded in their workplace.

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