Member Benefits

Building a Well Workplace: Why Health Promotion Makes Good Business Sense

  • Although we spend more dollars on health care than any other industrialized nation, our citizens are not the world's healthiest.
  • Much of the illness in the US is directly preventable (70% from behavioral choices and actions)
  • Healthcare costs are an issue of significant concern.
  • The worksite is an ideal setting to address health and well-being.
  • Recent empirical research validates that health promotion programs can improve health, save money and even produce a return on investment.
  • More and more companies are building world-class wellness programs.

How can a Wellness Council membership help?

  • Easy access to valuable health publications: Health Promotion Practitioner, Wellness News You Can Use, Wellness Management and International Wellness Connection
  • Monthly webinars and archived "on demand" webinars
  • An interactive research database
  • "Making Wellness Work for You" behavior change guide
  • Archived and updated podcasts
  • Wellness certification programs
  • Member networking tools, groups and forums
  • Valuable discounts
  • Annual networking conference events
    • The Workplace Wellness Leadership Symposium
    • The Small Business Worksite Wellness Conference
  • Guidance and consultation for your wellness coordinator