Who We Are

Who We Are

The International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) is the premier interactive community providing educational resources, innovative thinking and collective wisdom to help members excel and prosper in their careers.

Membership is open to those who have earned the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Group Benefits Associate (GBA), Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) and Compensation Management Specialist (CMS) designations or are actively pursuing a designation.

Members have access to a variety of educational resources and networking opportunities that can broaden their knowledge and enhance their careers. Since 1981, the Society has provided educational programs, information and networking resources, publications, and other services to a diverse group of benefits professionals.

Life-long Learning

The benefits industry is always changing. Through life-long learning opportunities, Society members stay current.


Either in-person or virtually, the Society provides members various opportunities to meet their next client, coworker or vendor.

Leadership Opportunities

Add intangible benefits to your membership by volunteering for a local chapter or a national committee. 

Industry Representation

Today, nearly 3,000 CEBS, GBA, RPA and CMS designees and active CEBS students are members of the Society.

Mission Statement

The International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists is the premier community of benefits professionals committed to career-long learning through objective education, shared industry knowledge and networking opportunities. Our members are dedicated to fostering the health and financial security of the plan participants they serve.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

The International Society is committed to a culture that embraces diverse experiences, perspectives, backgrounds and needs. Read our full DEI statement here.

Marketing Opportunities

Promote your organization's products/services to Society members and benefits professionals. Click for more information.

Principles of Conduct

In order to support the basic objectives of high levels of competence, performance and ethical conduct, all ISCEBS members are expected to understand and adhere to these Principles of Conduct

Join Now

If you're a graduate of the U.S. or Canadian CEBS program, hold the GBA, RPA or CMS designation or are an active CEBS student, join now!