SPC Member Benefits
Breakfast of Champions
This is a breakfast roundtable for SPC members. Each month, Breakfast of Champions focuses on one business issue with a presentation on the topic. Participants are encouraged to offer input, ideas and suggestions on how to address the issue. A facilitator moderates meetings. Topics have included fee structuring, expanding client opportunities, proposal writing and using contact management tools in your business. Members are encouraged to suggest breakfast topics.
Members receive discounts on SPC meetings, workshops and seminars. They also receive discounts to meetings and events held by many of our Affiliate organizations.
Consultants Communicate, published monthly, includes general interest items to consultants, SPC program and meeting notices, and news about our fellow members. Members are encouraged to submit articles and other information for the newsletter.
Newsletters, E-Zines and Blogs
Many of our members produce weekly or monthly newsletters, e-zines or blogs. We list these and their respective websites for subscription.
Health Services Administrators is Massachusetts' leading provider of employee benefits to small businesses. Founded in 1969 specifically to bring cost-effective health insurance to the neglected small business market, they have grown to become a full service employee benefits firm and the voice of small business in Massachusetts. Today, they serve more than 47,000 companies and their more than 150,000 employees, utilizing proprietary technology to deliver a high level of service to members, brokers, and insurance carriers.
Above all, the experts at HSA recognize that you have a unique set of business needs. That's why they will give you special "one-of-a-kind" treatment and conduct a far-reaching search for the insurance plan that best suits your particular workforce, budget, insurance history, and company profile. Here's a sampling of the carriers they work with to satisfy your requirements.
- Assurant Employee Benefits Dental
- Delta Dental of Massachusetts
- Fallon Community Health Plan
- Harvard Pilgrim HeathCare
- Health New England
- Tufts Health Plan
- Assurant Employee Benefits Dental
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
- Delta Dental of Rhode Island
There may be a plan available, depending on where you live and where you work. Contact Stephan to determine if you are eligible.
Benefits are available for companies with as few as one employee.
Stephan K. Ward-Smith
Health Service Administrators (HSA)
135 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 228-2106 or (877) 777-4414 telephone
(781) 848-3826 fax
Auto and Home Insurance Discounts
Liberty Mutual is well-known for providing discounted programs to members of various associations and organizations around the world.
5% discount on Auto
5% discount on Home
18% multi-policy discount
Other states: contact Jeremy to determine if there is a plan and the applicable discounts
Other personal insurance is also available. This includes: condominium, renters, valuable possessions coverage, personal liability protection and other personal insurances.
48 Sword Street, Suite 105
Auburn, MA 01501
(800) 852-8107 x52487 telephone
(508) 421-6581 fax
Members are invited to join the Society of Professional Consultants' Group on LinkedIn. Joining allows them to find and contact other SPC members on LinkedIn.
The goal of this group is to help members:
- Reach other members of SPC
- Accelerate careers/business through referrals to and from SPC Group members
- Learn more about their colleagues through the rich professional profiles of fellow SPC Group members
The Society of Professional Consultants' meetings offer a break from the independent consultant's routine. In a relaxed atmosphere, members and non-members network and hear area speakers on current business issues.
Books and Articles
SPC posts current books and articles our members have published in commercial newspapers, magazines and industry or organizational newsletters.
Members have individual profile pages on the SPC website. They can update their SPC member profile information at any time, including speaking topics and categories in which they wish to be included for possible referrals.
SPC provides a free consultant referral service for the business community. Only current SPC members participate in the referral service. The member provides the information that is available to companies. Companies may search the SPC member database and/or contact SPC directly for information and referrals.
Note: There is no charge for either the prospective client or the member consultant for the referral service. It is the responsibility of the prospective client and the consultant to contractually formalize a service relationship.
Speakers for Meetings or Events
SPC members who speak professionally can list their speaking topics in their member profiles. Organizations who are looking for speakers can search the SPC member database to identify speakers who will fill their needs. They can also contact SPC directly for recommendations.
Members Only Section
Members can participate in our members' forum, a chat room for topics of interest, such as how to use social networking as an effective marketing tool. They can also view a listing of responsibilities of our current Board of Directors and our Articles of Organization.