ASE's 8th Annual Compensation & Benefits Conference

(May 23, 2018)

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ASE’s annual Compensation and Benefits Conference is Michigan’s premier total rewards event.  This fast-paced, one-day program will provide the valuable insights needed to meet the important challenges facing total rewards professionals today!

HR professionals today play a key role in an organization’s success, and thinking outside the box is critical. The relationship between employers and employees is more important than ever and affects the bottom line. The Compensation and Benefits Conference will cover all aspects of building and maintaining a successful total rewards system that attracts, retains, and engages employees while keeping up with today’s rapidly changing business environment.

What’s in it for you?

At ASE’s Compensation and Benefits Conference, you will be able to:

  • Learn effective compensation and benefit strategies from our lineup of speakers
  • Network with your peers and subject matter experts in the field of total rewards
  • Identify ways to make a meaningful impact on your organization’s bottom line
  • And of course, be the first to hear the results of ASE’s 2017 compensation surveys

For more information on this event, contact Kevin Marrs at 248.223.8025

This program has been approved for 5 general credits hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as well as 5 recertification credit hours (PDC) toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). The use of these seals is not an endorsement by HRCI or SHRM for the quality of the program . It means that this conference has met the HRCI's and SHRM's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. 


Start End  Description
7:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Networking & Visit Exhibitors
8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Conference Welcome & Keynote Address
9:30 a.m. 9:50 a.m. Break, Networking & Visit Exhibitors
9:50 a.m. 11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions (Set One)
  1) TBD
  2) TBD
  3) TBD
11:00 a.m. 11:20 a.m. Break, Networking & Visit Exhibitors
11:20 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Set Two)
  4) TBD
  5) TBD
  6) TBD
12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Lunch & Survey Briefing

Pay Trends 2018

2:00 p.m.   2:20 p.m.  Break, Networking & Visit Exhibitors
2:20 p.m. 3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Set Three)
  4) TBD
  5) TBD
  6) TBD

AM Keynote

More Information Coming Soon!

Survey Briefing

Pay Trends 2018

Kevin Marrs, Vice President & Jason Rowe, Manager, Survey Services, American Society of Employers

For more than 60 years, ASE has provided wage and salary data for both small and large employers attempting to maintain their competitive edge. In today’s economy, employers are asking many questions about where compensation rates will head in 2018. What jobs or job families are on the move? Join ASE’s own Kevin Marrs and Jason Rowe, as they present the results of the 2018 ASE Compensation Surveys. Topics will include a review of salary movement, variable compensation, as well as important economic factors that have impacted local salaries.



ASE's Compensation & Benefits Conference will consist of one Keynote sessions and three sets of breakout sessions.  Attendees can attend one session in each set of breakouts.


More Information Coming Soon!


This year's event will be held at the

The Henry, Autograph Collection Hotel
Fairlane Plaza, 300 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126

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Conference Pricing
Through April 21st: 
ASE Members: $179
Nonmembers: $219

After April 21st: 
ASE Members: $219
Nonmembers: $259


Contact Talent Development to receive group pricing for groups of 6 or more at 248.223.8041.

2018 Speakers

Morning Keynote: TBD

Kevin Marrs & Jason Rowe
American Society of Employers

2018 Sponsors

Interested in sponsorship? Click here for more information.

Keynote Sponsor

Luncheon Sponsors

Lanyard Sponsor

Notebook Sponsors

Bag Sponsors

Breakfast Sponsors

Refreshment Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors

Interested in Sponsorship? Click here for more information. 

This fast-paced, half-day program will provide the valuable insights you need to meet the important challenges facing total rewards professionals today! JOIN ASE
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Victor Park West
19575 Victor Parkway, Suite 100
Livonia, MI 48152

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Phone: (248) 353-4500
Fax: (248) 353-1224