IEBA is the world's leading association providing education, information and professional development opportunities in the constantly evolving world of International Employee Benefits.  We have over 800 members, including nominated employees of our corporate members (all of whose employees are entitled to the benefits of membership). 

In addition to the development of the International Diploma and the Certified Practitioner Accreditation, our objectives include facilitating the exchange of information between its members on matters relating to international employee benefits. Our members come together to learn and to discuss issues relating to international benefits with one another at our Annual Conference and at our events in the various countries where local IEBA branches operate.

Membership, providing access to IEBA events, is open to anyone with an interest in international employee benefits, regardless of country of residence. Membership runs for a year from 1 July, and is free for those studying for the Diploma and €95 (or £75 or CHF130 depending on country of residence) for individuals otherwise. Corporate membership is also available.

A Members' Area of this website provides access to our new Digital Library of past presentations at events and past issues of IEBA News, Food for Thought and Benefits & Compensation International. Material in the Digital Library can only be viewed and downloaded if users are logged in as an IEBA member, providing further added value to the advantages of IEBA membership. See the Membership tab on how to apply.


IEBA News issue 12

The twelfth edition of the 'IEBA NEWS' is now available.

  • FOOD for THOUGHT : Ultra long lives are only decades away
  • IEBA NORDICS - Update 
  • IEBA UK - Navigating multiple M&A transactions at the same time 

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The full Newsletter archive may be consulted via the Members' Area of this website.

  Food for Thought

Food for Thought article 9

The ninth Food for Thought article "Ultra long lives are only decades away" is now available.

Jim Mellon is a British entrepreneur and philanthropist with interests across a number of industries. Jim is also an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College Oxford and is a trustee of the Biogerontology Research Foundation as well as of the charity Lifeboat.

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The full 'Food for Thought' archive may be consulted via the Members' Area of this website.

IEBA 'Food for Thought' articles aim to stimulate creative and innovative thought in the field of international employee benefits reflecting the fundamental values of IEBA knowledge sharing and educational opportunity.

  Forthcoming Events

IEBA-CH Seminar followed by AGM

DATE: Thursday, 25 October 2018
Employee Benefits and Captive Solution
to be confirmed  more 

IEBA USA Branch Meeting

DATE: 05/11/2018 to 06/11/2018
Governance, paid leave, financial wellbeing and health care trends in wellness
To be confirmed  more 

IEBA NL Annual Dinner

DATE: Thursday, 22 November 2018
Annual Dinner
TBC  more 

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IEBA was founded with the objective of providing education to its members, and this has remained the key vocation of the Association as it has grown over the years. We offer two distinct educational programmes in international employee benefits, the IEBA Diploma and the IEBA Certified Practitioner (for 2018) as well as overseeing the provision of an up to date flow of related educational materials. more 

  Annual Conference

We hold our Annual Conference in Brussels in March and have done so every year since 2007.  We have been consistently attracting an increasing attendance that is now close to the maximum of 190 that the venue can accommodate;  this reflects our continued efforts to keep our activities relevant and topical, as well as our policy of keeping the attendance fee as low as possible. more

  Local Branches

Local branches of IEBA are now operational in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the Nordic region, Switzerland, the UK and the US, each running a regular programme of seminars, discussions and informal events. On this website you can find details of forthcoming events, lists of past events, and (for members only) downloadable copies of the presentations. more


Membership of IEBA gives you access to a regular programme of educational and networking member activities, hosted in a variety of different countries throughout the year and combining an exciting programme of presentations, workshops and social events; discounted priority applications to attend the IEBA Annual Conference; and professional support and development through the IEBA Diploma and the IEBA Certified Practitioner (for 2018) programmes. more