Welcome to NCRF Events

You will find two types of events in this section:

Meetings for members. The NCRF membership typically meets in January, April, July and October. Our meetings offer a variety of quality information/education for our members and provide opportunities to connect with fellow total rewards professionals.

Most meetings remain remote, with planned in-person events coming soon. As a member, you may register on-line, no need to log-in first! Watch this page or for event emails, and join us to participate in informative session topics and with a great network of individuals.

If you need to cancel your registration, please notify us via email You are eligible for a refund with cancelation at least 3 business days prior to the event. 

You will also find the WorldatWork courses hosted by NCRF in this event section. NCRF members should login to this site to receive discount member pricing for the courses. Click here to learn more about all the benefits of becoming a member.

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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, March 07, 2024
    • Portland

    TRPDX On-site Course C3E – Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management

    March 7, 2024, in Portland

    Learn to design and manage cost-effective employer-sponsored retirement plans that align with your organization’s strategies.

    • Learn to align retirement plan objectives with organizational strategies.
    • Gain an overview of retirement income needs, sources of probable income, and factors that may affect income.
    • Learn about employer-sponsored plans and common design considerations for defined contribution plans.
    • Understand the importance of nondiscrimination testing, the types of tests used, and how the tests relate to defined contribution plans.
    • Learn about fiduciary responsibilities and general investment guidelines.
    • Hear about the key components of retirement plan administration and the key aspects of implementing retirement plan changes.

    Find additional details and Register with TRPDX.

    To receive the discounted NCRF member pricing: Contact WorldatWork's Customer Experience Team at 1-877-951-9191 or Indicate that you are a current member of NCRF when registering
    • Wednesday, March 20, 2024
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom

    What’s new in the compensation landscape?

    Join us on March 20, 2024 

    Virtual Session 11:45 am to 1pm

    Free to Members, $25 for non-Members

    Speaker:  Nancy Kasmar, Principle, Compensation Connections

    Join us on March 20th from 11:45 am to 1 pm to hear Nancy Kasmar Principal of Compensation Connections lead us in a conversation about how you’re dealing with the challenges of the 2024 minimum wage and exempt salary threshold changes. 

    Let’s talk about your experience with the latest laws and how they have affected compensation this year, including Washington Minimum Wage. 

    We’ll also spend some time planning for 2025 and beyond.

    Nancy is a Principal of Compensation Connections, with over 25 years of management experience in addition to more than 15 years in human resources and total rewards. She received her Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and a Certificate in Management from the University of California, San Diego. Nancy is certified as a SHRM-SCP. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation with an additional certification as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP). 

    When: March 20, 2024, 11:45 am to 1 pm

    Location: Zoom. Watch for meeting info in your confirmation email.

    Cost: Free for NCRF and TRPDX Members, $25 non-members


    • Thursday, May 02, 2024
    • Friday, May 03, 2024

    TRPDX On-site Course Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance, 

    May 2-3, 2024, in Portland

    Gain a vital edge in the competition for talent by developing the right base pay salary structure that aligns with your organization’s compensation strategy and recognizes and rewards talented employees.

    • See how base pay factors into total rewards.
    • Learn to design, implement, deliver, administer, and evaluate base pay programs.
    • Understand key concepts, such as broadbands, the market-pricing approach, point factor approach, and how to integrate market data.
    • Understand pay for performance and salary budgeting -- including merit increase guidelines and the components of a market-based salary budget.
    • See how to monitor pay levels, maintain pay structures, and understand compression.

    Learn to integrate compensation plans and communicate during mergers and acquisitions.

    Find additional details and Register with WorldatWork 

    To receive the discounted NCRF member pricing: Contact WorldatWork's Customer Experience Team at 1-877-951-9191 or Indicate that you are a current member of NCRF when registering

    • Monday, August 19, 2024
    • Wednesday, August 21, 2024

    Event: Sales Comp’24 in San Francisco

    Sales Comp’24, August 19-21 in San Francisco, is the premier annual gathering of the sales compensation community and a must-attend for anyone who designs, delivers, communicates, or administers sales compensation plans. It is packed with tips, trends, and tactics to motivate high-performing sales teams and build loyal customers. 

    Benefit from Early Bird pricing and guarantee your spot at an event that sold out in 2023!  

    Sales Comp’24 offers highly interactive sessions covering vital topics, connecting you with top solutions providers and peers. You’ll elevate your network, gather the latest sales comp intel, and leave ready to invigorate your organization with new ideas and techniques. 

    Register with World at Work and don’t forget to mention you are a member of NCRF to receive member pricing.

    • Tuesday, October 01, 2024
    • Beaverton, Oregon

    SAVE THE DATE for Rewards NW

    What:          Rewards NW

    When:         October 1, 2024

    Where:        The Reser - 12625 SW Crescent Street, Beaverton, OR

    Your hosts:  NCRF and TRPDX


    Rewards NW is the only total rewards conference in the Pacific Northwest region.

    This biennial event provides attendees with education and practical tools to enhance your organization's benefits, compensation, and total rewards strategies. It is an opportunity for human resources professionals to focus on their development and skills for the advancement of their career and brings together total rewards professionals to learn best practices and to network with their peers.

    Registration coming soon. Stay tuned for updates on our 2024 program!

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