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12th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference

'Revitalizing Wellness for a New Decade'

The First Coast Worksite Wellness Council and title sponsor, Florida Blue, are honored to host the 12th Annual Worksite Wellness Conference and Healthiest Companies Luncheon on September 23rd, 2020 at the University of North Florida. 

The health of our local organizations and their employees makes a huge impact on the First Coast community's ability to grow and thrive. Our goals with this conference are:

  • Attendees will leave feeling empowered to make lasting change in the lives of their families, workplace and community
  • Empower organizations of all sizes to create a healthier environment for their employees and promote a culture of health and well-being
  • Present evidence-based programs that improve employee health and productivity
  • Educate wellness professionals on industry trends and best practices to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of their wellness program

Breakout sessions- Our Call for Proposals is now open! Please click here to apply to speak at this event. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities for this event.

Registration is live! Click here to save your spot.

  • Full Day Conference Admission including Lunch (Member): $75.00
  • Full Day Conference Admission including Lunch (Non-Member): $95.00
  • 8 Full Day Conference Admissions and Table of 8 for Lunch: $550.00

Conference Agenda

8:00 - 8:30  Registration/ Visit Exhibitors/ Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45  Welcome and Introductions

8:45 - 9:45  Keynote Speaker

9:45 - 10:00  Visit Exhibitors

10:00 - 10:50  Breakout sessions  

11:00 - 11:50  Breakout sessions

12:00 - 1:45  Healthiest Companies Awards Luncheon

1:45 - 2:00  Visit Exhibitors

2:00 - 3:00  Keynote speaker

3:00 - 3:30  Wrap-up, Evaluations, and Visit Exhibitors

Keynote Speakers

Jen Arnold is host of the Redesigning Wellness podcast where she has interviewed 170 experts (and counting) on the topic of organizational health. She’s on a mission to change the common approach to employee health and wellness through training, speaking and honest conversations. You can learn more about her company at

For the 16 years prior to starting her own business, Jen led organizational health and wellness efforts and advised employers how to start them. Most recently, she worked at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC for over 8 years leading a team of health promotion professionals.

Jen is a Tedx speaker who uses stories, activities and humor to not only make a point but to keep audiences engaged and listening.

Billy Blanks Jr – Aself-taught working professional from his youth, Billy Blanks Jr. gained much exposure and experience in the world of dance and entertainment. As Billy’s prominence grew, he earned roles as a dancer in music videos with Paula Abdul, Madonna, Celine Dion, Crystal Method, Quincy Jones and Babyface. His credits include TV appearances on American Dreams with Alicia Keys, The Practice, Sister Sister, Kids Incorporated, Homeboys From Outer Space, My Cousin Skeeter, and The Tonight Show. Billy starred as Tyrone Jackson in the US and European tour of the Broadway musical Fame. He went on to direct and choreograph the WeSparkle Take II Celebrity Concert with Tom Hanks, Jason Alexander, Brian Cranston, Joey Lawrence, Britney Spears, Michael Chiklis, Hal Sparks, the cast of Will & Grace and more. He also choreographed the end sequence for the movie I Hope You Dance. Billy made his directorial debut in NYC at Madison Square Garden directing One Night With The Stars starring Broadway Legends Betty Buckley, Lainie Kazan, Telly Leung, Mandy Gonzalez, Constantine, Tom Bergeron, Jordin Sparks, Noah Galvin, Fran Drescher and more. 

Over time, Billy became the face for the new generation of fitness with his revolutionary dance program, Dance It Out. He made history on Shark Tank after turning down a deal proposed by Mark Cuban and Daymond John when the latter shark left the tank and talked Billy into taking the deal. The result was his business Dance It Out® (DIO®) becoming the fastest growing fitness based dance program in America. Billy is the son of Tae Bo® creator Billy Blanks.

In October 2015, Billy launched the MoveTube Network where he produces and directs feel good workouts, motivational content and inspirational videos featuring today’s hottest dancers and celebrities. Billy is thrilled to launch his dream Moving Fitness Talk Show Dance It Out on Lifetime!

2020 Healthiest Companies Luncheon 

Healthiest Companies Recognition- 

Is your organization making noteworthy strides to improve the health and well-being of your employees? The FCWWC encourages our members to apply and showcase their healthy workplace program and wellness initiatives. The Healthiest Companies Award winners will be announced and plaques will be awarded during the luncheon portion of the 12th Annual Wellness Conference on September 23rd. Click here to apply!

Frank Barker Award Recognition- 

Win $10,000 toward your worksite wellness program! The FCWWC seeks to recognize outstanding leadership in local wellness professionals for developing a culture of health and well-being within their organizations. This year's Frank Barker Award winner will be announced during the Healthiest Companies Luncheon. Click here for the additional information. 

Thank you to our 2019-2020 Title Sponsor!

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