The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) is the association for employee benefit professionals throughout New England. We are the definitive leader in advancing knowledge and facilitating networking for employer benefit practitioners, consultants and providers of services. Each year, more than 2,000 professionals and 100 speakers participate in our cutting-edge programs in all areas of employee benefits. NEEBC's programs provide ideas, solutions and strategies to meet the complex challenges of today's employee benefits landscape in an exceptional professional development environment.  View full events calendar


The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) was founded in 1980 to promote discussion, networking, and informational exchange among the region's employee benefits practitioners. Since that time the organization has grown to  more than 1,200 members representing both purchasers and providers of benefits services and products. NEEBC remains committed to providing high quality benefits-related education while fostering sound procedures, principles and practices in all areas of our industry.

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Mission Statement

The primary mission of the New England Employee Benefits Council is to advance knowledge and education about issues in the employee benefits field. The Council is particularly committed to exchanging information among individuals in benefits and related professions, highlighting business, economic and legislative trends as they impact the benefits arena, and fostering sound principles, procedures, and practices in all areas of employee benefits.

NEEBC is a not-for-profit IRS 501(c)(3) association with 1,350 members. The Council's strength is its diverse membership, comprised of both employers and providers of benefits consulting and services. NEEBC's educational programs take place throughout the year, with presentations by guest speakers on topics of interest to the benefits community. Members have the opportunity to discuss ideas and become informed about new developments in the field, as well as to network with peers. Additional member services include a scholarship program, quarterly newsletter, and job posting service.

Contact Information

New England Employee Benefits Council
561 Virginia Road, Suite 217
Concord, MA  01742


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