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WEX Health to Host 11th Annual Go-To Industry Event

FARGO, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2018-- WEX Health, a WEX Company and an award-winning healthcare financial technology platform provider, will host Partner Conference 2018 next week. The 11th annual go-to industry event is once again expecting record-breaking attendance. WEX Health Partners—who connect WEX Health to more than 300,000 employers, ultimately helping the company serve more than 25 million consumers across the United States and Canada—will gather April 30-May 2 at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Keynote speakers will include Jeff Young, president, health, WEX Inc., as well as WEX Health senior leaders Matt Dallahan, senior vice president, Jeff Bakke, chief strategy officer, and Chris Byrd, executive vice president and corporate development officer. Joining Bakke and Byrd as they discuss the industry’s role in helping improve our nation’s financial health will be Brad Holmes, managing vice president, Gartner, and Sarah Gordon, chief strategy officer, Center for Financial Services Innovation. A motivational keynote message will be delivered by two-time New York Times best-selling author Sally Hogshead, the creator of Fascination Advantage®, the first communication assessment that measures how others perceive you.

“Our dedicated partners work tirelessly with us to reduce costs and simplify the business of healthcare, and we are committed to providing a superior value proposition for them in multiple ways,” said Young. “Partner Conference gives us the opportunity to come together for an intense agenda of learning, networking, and celebrating.”

Partner Conference 2018 will also include concurrent breakout sessions, innovation demo stage presentations, spotlight sessions, hands-on labs, and partner panels. Additionally, the event will include numerous networking opportunities, a sponsor expo, and the annual partner awards dinner and program. Partner Conference, which has become a don’t-miss industry event for WEX Health partners, is designed for executives, sales and marketing leaders, and administrators interested in growing and increasing the profitability of their business. The annual premier partner event enables attendees to experience the entire WEX Health ecosystem firsthand.

Additionally, Partners will get a sneak peek of the exciting new features and functionality in the upcoming WEX Health Cloud June 2018 release, which will include user interface refreshes and mobile payments for COBRA, the latter being pioneering in the industry. They also will hear about upcoming WEX Health 2018 Marketing & Sales Bootcamps planned for June 12-13 in Buffalo, New York, and July 17-18 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Partner Conference 2018 is sponsored by strategic and business partners of WEX Health, including

Ahead IT, Allison Payment Systems, LLC, AON Risk Solutions, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Bravo Wellness, Change Healthcare, Coherent Solutions, Compass IT, Dell EMC, ECFC, First National Bank, FIS Global, Fiserv, FSA Store, HealthcareBank, Kotapay, Mastercard, MMS Analytics, Inc., d/b/a MyMedicalShopper, Mutual of Omaha Bank, RSA, RTO Benefits, SandMartin, Spectrum Marketing, The Bancorp, UMB, Visa, and White Birch View/TPA Stream.

Highlights and news announcements from Partner Conference 2018 will be shared in real time via Twitter #WEXPC2018.

About WEX

Powered by the belief that complex payment systems can be made simple, WEX (NYSE:WEX) is a leading provider of payment processing and business solutions across a wide spectrum of sectors, including fleet, travel and healthcare. WEX operates in more than 10 countries and in more than 20 currencies through more than 3,000 associates around the world. WEX fleet cards offer 11.3 million vehicles exceptional payment security and control; purchase volume in its travel and corporate solutions grew to $7.4 billion in 2017; and the WEX Health financial technology platform helps 300,000 employers and more than 25 million consumers better manage healthcare expenses. For more information, visit

Source: WEX Health

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