Event overview

Mercer’s 2019 Europe Rewards Conference took place in Barcelona on October 10–11.


The conference focused on the theme “BE FUTURE-FIT: De-risk, Innovate, Empower” and through the conference addressed strategies to help you prepare for the future of work and tactics for implementing agile rewards programmes.


Designed for HR professionals who have an international outlook and deal with global or European compensation and benefits challenges, the conference’s main goal was to provide trends and insights to help spark solutions for companies aiming to become a future-fit organisation. The conference comprised a mix of case study presentations delivered by HR professionals from leading organisations operating in Europe, interactive breakout sessions and networking opportunities with HR peers.

Keynote speaker

Ben Page

Chief Executive, Ipsos MORI


Ben Page is Chief Executive of Ipsos MORI. He joined MORI in 1987 after graduating from Oxford University in 1986, and was one of the leaders of its first management buyout in 2000. A frequent writer and speaker on trends, leadership and performance management, he has directed thousands of surveys examining consumer trends and citizen behaviour.


From 1987-1992 Ben worked in our private sector business on corporate reputation and consumer research, working for companies like Shell, BAE Systems, Sky TV and IBM. Since 1992 he has worked closely with both Conservative and Labour ministers and senior policy makers across government, leading on work for Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, the Home Office and the Department of Health, as well as a wide range of local authorities and NHS Trusts.

Mercer's European packages


Our European Information Package (EIP) and European Knowledge Package include one or more seats (depending on the purchased package) at our Africa HR Summit, Expatriate Management Conference and Europe Rewards Conference! Mercer's European packages are cost-effective solutions created specifically for organisations and individuals managing compensation, benefits, and mobility activities within the EMEA region or on a global level.


How to join?

Simply visit the European packages' webpage or send an email to indirect.sales.emea@mercer.com.

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