HR Conferences

Conferences of HR associations, organizations, and societies for the purpose of professional development.

2018 New Orleans Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (
Plan sponsors are working harder than ever to meet the demands of retirement plan compliance while combating skyrocketing healthcare costs. Make plans now to attend the Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference, May 6-9, at the New Orleans Marriott. Discover real-world solutions to conquer compliance issues, contain costs, and elevate employee engagement when you join your peers in The Big Easy!

The New Orleans program offers you:

Use code HRGO when you register by March 30, 2018 and save $200--Pay just $995! Attend as a team and save even more! Registration for each additional member is only $595.

RecruitCon 2018 (
May 10-11, 2018 | Nashville, Tennessee
Does your recruiting program have what it takes to beat out the competition for top talent? RecruitCon 2018 will arm you with the tools and tactics you need to keep up with new trends, streamline hiring processes, sharpen interview skills, improve on-boarding, and more!

2018 San Francisco Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference (
With ever-rising healthcare costs and increasing retirement plan scrutiny, your two most costly benefit plans may soon reach a crisis point. What can you do to control costs while maintaining plan compliance, strategic design features and employee engagement?

Make plans now to attend the San Francisco Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conference, March 25-28, 2018, where you'll receive up-to-the-minute legislative updates, compliance directives, valuable cost-saving strategies and employee engagement insights to enhance your benefit plans. This unique learning experience offers solution-focused education led by industry professionals, with more than 40 in-depth workshops and premiere keynote sessions. Browse the wide range of topics on the agenda and register today!

The San Francisco program offers you:

AESC Events (
The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants provides a listing of their upcoming events and conferences.

AHRD International Research Conference in Asia (
Academy of Human Resource Development November 8-10, 2018
Bangkok Thailand

American Management Association (AMA) (
Human Resource Management Seminars

American Payroll Association's 36th Annual Congress (
May 15-19, 2018 | National Harbor, MD
Engaging, insightful education, first-class speakers, and the world's largest payroll, accounts payable, and finance expo make the American Payroll Association's Annual Congress a must-attend event for all payroll professionals. Join us this year for four-and-a-half days of education, networking, and fun.

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Adminsitration (
The 54th Annual ASHHRA Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, Sept. 15-18, 2018, offers education, networking and professional development for professionals in health care HR. This conference can also be submitted for CEUs toward PHR, SPHR and SPHR-CA credits.

ATD Conferences and Events (
Association for Training & Development (formerly ASTD)

Benefits Forum & Expo (
The nation's largest event solely developed for senior benefits professionals.
September 24-26, 2018 New Orleans, LA

California HR Conference® by Professionals In Human Resources Association (
The California HR Conference® will be held August 27 - 29, 2018

Conference Board of Canada HR 2018 (
Conferences and Events

CPHR Alberta 2018 Conference (
CPHR Alberta 2018 Conference: HR Undefined April 11 & 12 | Telus Convention Centre | Calgary, AB
Experience Alberta's premier HR event. Share your knowledge, and gain tools, skills and connections for your organization.

Culture Summit (
July 10-12, 2018 | San Francisco, CA
Culture Summit is a one-day conference that helps companies build culture from the employee level up. We feature speakers from some of the most innovative companies in the world including Facebook, Google, and Salesforce.

CUPA-HR Conferences & Symposiums (
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources

Digital HR Summit (
27-28 March 2018 | Amsterdam
With HR being pulled quickly into the world of digital disruption, there is now a strong mandate for HR professionals to embrace digital and its associated transformation tasks with vigor. The rapid changes occurring for the organization and HR now present a whole new landscape for the future of work, the organization, management practices, and the profession in general. Companies are seeking improvement on organizational effectiveness through digital Workplace practices so that they are able to optimize people investments. The 2018 Digital HR Summit series hence enables business leaders and HR decision makers to connect and share ideas on how the adoption of Digital Workplace capabilities is able to revolutionize people practices for better business outcomes.

Equal Employment Advisory Council 2018 Policy Conference (
CWC will hold its annual Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 7-9, 2018
Our members-only policy conference features briefings from senior-level enforcement officials, policymakers, and industry experts on the major focus areas of workplace regulators, including fair employment, wage and hour, contract compliance, diversity, immigration, labor relations, and state standards.

The HR Congress (
The Congress will feature a truly unique panel of global subject matter experts. The presenters are carefully selected to ensure that their content is aligned with the theme of the conference.
27 -28 November 2018 | The Egg Brussels

6th HRcoreLAB (
13th & 14th March, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain
3 conferences - 1 Venue:
The world of work is undergoing an unprecedented revolution. The who, what and why of the workplace is changing forever and nobody wants to be left behind.
Knowing how vital it is for HR professionals to stay on top of the latest developments and HR trends; we've designed this HRcoreLAB to be at the forefront of HR Agility, Employee Experience, People Analytics, Employer Branding, HR Trends, Big Data, A.I.,Talent/Leadership Development...
It's therefore imperative that we understand that it's also 'Our responsibility to shape and challenge the creation of the Future of Work!!'

30th & 31st May 2018| Copenhagen, Denmark
The latest Trends in the Future World of Work The prestigious IMD World Talent Ranking 2017 ranks Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in the top 10 most competitive countries when it comes to attracting and retaining the talent their businesses need to be successful. We believe it's time to push the boundaries by bringing you a number of innovative corporate thinkers and practitioners who acknowledged they had a responsibility in influencing and shaping the Future of Work by focusing on HR Agility, People Analytics, Employee Experience, HR Trends, Big Data and Talent/ Leadership Development.

HR Daily Advisor 2018 Annual Conference (
March 8-9, 2018 | Savannah, Georgia
HR Daily Advisor 2018 is the year's premier HR conference, arming today's professionals with proven strategies for fostering talent, nurturing employee wellness, strengthening the employment brand, and other data-backed tips to boost employee retention and business performance. In addition to dynamic keynotes by engagement and culture influencers, this two-day event features tracked sessions, live broadcasts of BLR's award-winning HR Works podcast, and superior networking opportunities in the heart of Savannah.

HR & Employee Benefits Summit (
This complimentary VIP event is specifically designed for Senior-Level HR & Employee Benefit professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions. Enjoy industry-leading workshops, networking with peers, and complimentary meals and hotel accommodations.
Boston, MA | April 23 & 24, 2018
Austin, TX | November 12 & 13, 2018

HR Excellence MENA Summit (
The HR Excellence MENA Summit, will explore the best practices in talent recruitment, leadership development, compensation and benefit structures and more allowing you to return to your company with fresh ideas to move forward!
13 - 14 March 2018 | Dubai

HR Florida State Conference & Expo (
August 27 - 29, 2018 Open to all HR professionals looking for an affordable, dynamic program that can help you earn recertification credits. Business owners and managers can learn from top keynote speakers and leading experts nationwide.

HR in Hospitality Conference (
The only event specifically for HR, employment law and labor relations professionals within the hospitality industry. Produced in association with Human Resource Executive® magazine, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations and ILR School this conference delivers practical guidance for anyone who handles HR or employment law for a hospitality organization. At this one-of-a-kind event you'll get specific strategies and solutions to help you take on today's operational and regulatory challenges within the hospitality sector. Additionally, the conference's Expo Hall features leading vendors of HR hospitality products and services as well as numerous networking opportunities. March 5 - 7, 2018 | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas NV For more information call (800) 727-1227 or visit

HRMA - Human Resources Management Association (
Get set for HRMAX the 56th Annual HRMA Conference + Tradeshow, slated for May 1st & 2nd, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre - West.
Save the date for the largest HR event in Western Canada with insightful keynote presentations, concurrent tracks of sessions, peer-to-peer dialogues and the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development hours.

HR Insight Summit (
CHROs, SVPs & VPs of HR from North Americas most notable organizations coming together in this collaborative environment to benchmark, network and share best practices in a closed door, think tank format. Topics will include D&I sustainability strategies, millennial management, change management, succession planning, attrition and retention strategies, the future legacy of HR, shifting from legacy software to newer technologies & addressing the gaps when organizations go through acquisitions and mergers.
9 - 11 April 2018 | Omni Barton Creek Resort, Austin TX

HR People + Strategy Annual Conference (
April 22 - 25, 2018 | Fairmont Scottsdale Princess | Scottsdale AZ
The HR People + Strategy Annual Conference is an intimate opportunity for HR executives to learn from, engage with, and exchanges ideas with forward-thinking HR executives and thought leaders who are committed to establishing effective HR business strategies today that will address the complex issues organizations will face tomorrow.

HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit (
May 16-18, 2018 | Chicago
Connect and Collaborate with a Vibrant Community of Innovative, Forward-Thinking HR Shared Services Leaders at the 23rd HR Shared Services & Outsourcing Summit taking place this October in Orlando.

HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) (
Oct 14 - 17, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center
The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) invites you to be part of the largest regional educational and networking event for human resource professionals. HRSWC is organized by DallasHR, the Dallas-based SHRM Affiliate Chapter, and has been designated as the official State of Texas SHRM Conference hosting more than 2500 attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors annually. Join us in Fort Worth, TX for this can't miss event!

HR Star Conference (
Each HR Star Conference offers 17-21 sessions on a wide variety of human resources and employment law topics for human resources professionals.

Annual HR Technology® Conference & Expo (
HR professionals from around the world call HR Technology® one of the "must attend" HR conferences of the year. That's because it gives practitioners the chance to see how the world's leading companies have utilized technology to overcome their business obstacles and how they can too. HR Tech attendees will benefit from breakout sessions, panel discussions and keynotes focusing on talent management, workforce analytics, HCM, recruiting and more. Join us September 11-14 2018, The Venetian, Las Vegas, for the world's leading technology conference for HR executives and professionals.

HR Transform 2018 (
April 4-5 2018 | The Mirage, Las Vegas
This April, join the most focused, relevant and globally diverse gathering of HR-focused startups, investors funding those startups and the executives driving people strategy for their organizations. Meet other leaders who are not only thinking about the changes ahead but actually laying the groundwork for that future today.

HR West Conference (
March 5 - 7, 2018 | Oakland Convention Center Oakland, CA
Home to the world's leading-edge companies, the West is the most innovative place on earth. Practicing HR here requires skills beyond the ordinary, and a level of sophistication not found in other parts of the world.
Discover techniques for staying relevant and increasing efficiencies. You'll meet others like you and have a chance to learn from the best. Because nowhere else on earth can you gather this kind of talent, this level of expertise; the best are at HR West!

HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation Summit (
October 24-25 2018 | Chicago
This summit will bring together the worlds leading HR & Workforce Analytics experts, providing the perfect platform for thought-sharing and innovative discussion.

Human Capital Institute Events 2018 (
The Global Association for Strategic Talent Management

Human Resources Conferences & Conventions (

Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference (
April 4- 6, 2018 | Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. A 2-1/2 day senior-level event dedicated to helping you make a difference in your organization and the lives of your employees. From healthcare reform to the changing definition of retirement, you'll find meaningful solutions to many of your plaguing issues. At the Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference you won't be bogged down with the administrative and legal aspects of the benefits and wellness industries. Instead, you'll hear the latest insights and ideas from the industries' top thought leaders and innovators, plus hear what's working for senior executives at major employers including: Carlson, Home Depot, Pitney Bowes, Marriott, Sonic Automotive, Walgreens, and more!

i4cp 2018 Annual Conference (
The i4cp 2018 Annual Conference takes place for four days of top-level networking and information sharing on the critical workforce issues of our day. Intended for senior human capital practitioners. March 26-29, 2018

The Internal Communications Conference - Real Impact, Real Results (
26 Internal Communications Directors Set To Tackle Your Toughest Challenges In 1 Inspiring Day At The Internal Communications Conference Real Impact, Real Results.
Fresh Ideas, Innovative Approaches, The Latest Social & Digital Advances: Engaging, Value-Adding Internal Communications With Measurable Results. Deliver Compelling, Relevant, Multi-Channel Content, Drive Change & Positive Cultures & Maximise Reach, Engagement & Impact.
A One-Day, Brand-Led Conference & Networking Event
20th June 2018 | London.

International Society for Performance Improvement (
April 5 - 10, 2018
ISPI 2018 International Performance Improvement Conference Seattle, WA

IPAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (
July 29- Aug 1, 2018 | Alexandria, VA

2018 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo (
September 22-26, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ
Whether you are new to human resources, or in a senior human resources position, the 2018 IPMA-HR International Training Conference & Expo is the premier event to help you learn and stay current in the ever-changing field of human resources.

IQPC Human Resources Events (
Search for conferences, exhibitions, and exchanges across 6 continents, 40 industries and 19 online communities. You will gain access to industry leading speakers, sharing case studies and practical lessons that help you overcome any business challenge. You will also meet new colleagues in your industry and build your professional network.

ISPI-EMEA Annual Conference (
Reshape ecosystems, re-imagine organizations, reinvent performance management with ISPI-EMEA in Seattle, WA USA | April 5-10, 2018.

LEAP Healthcare: HR Leadership Forum (
LEAP Healthcare is a meeting place for senior HR professionals within the Healthcare industry to discuss how to overcome disengagement, strengthen clinical leadership effectiveness and deepen the C-Suite buy-in, with the overall goal to transform patient satisfaction and improve outcomes.
June 26-27 2018 | Chicago

MISHRM Conference & Exhibition 2018 (
October 17 - 19 | Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City, MI
For three days, HR Professionals from around the state will be making great ideas happen. The Conference offers educational sessions designated to provide practical and applicable information to help you be successful. You can expect to be challenged... inspired... encouraged. This year's conference provides participants a variety of opportunities that makes it a great event whether this is your 1st or 22nd MISHRM Conference.

NAAAHR Global Human Intelligence Conference 2018 (
September 27 - 30, 2018 | Ann Arbor, MI

National Human Resources Association Meetings & Events (
The National Human Resources Association (NHRA) is pleased to provide a variety of leadership activities, HR events, conferences, networking groups and meeting formats on a wide range of leadership and human resources topics for our members as well as non-members.

National Workers' Compensation & Disability Conference® (
December 5 - 7, 2018
  • Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas
  • It's the must attend event for workers' comp and disability management professionals. Join thousands of your colleagues to gain cutting-edge yet practical solutions for your workers' comp, disability management and RTW programs.

    NEHRA's 2018 Annual Conference (
    We're headed to the Cape for #NEHRA2018! Join us September 26-28 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA! Don't miss out on what others are calling "an excellent conference - one of the best I've ever been to" and an "outstanding event; so relevant for current HR challenges!"

    NELA 2018 Annual Convention (
    June 27 - 30, 2018 | Chicago Hilton Chicago, IL
    National Employment Lawyers Association

    New York City SHRM 2018 Conference (
    April 27, 2018
    The Conference will feature 2 keynotes, 6 breakout sessions, a CEO Panel, expanded HR Solutions Gallery, tremendous networking and information sharing.

    2018 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit (
    The 2018 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit is a transformational three-day event where forward-thinking nonprofit and association leaders exchange fresh ideas and collaborate on new ways to advance their missions and goals through talent. WASHINGTON MARRIOTT METRO CENTER | APRIL 18-20, 2018

    New York City SHRM Annual Conference (
    April 27, 2018 at Convene in New York City, NY

    Ohio HR Conference (
    Join us on September 19-21, 2018 at the beautiful Kalahari Resort in Sandusky Ohio.

    2018 Oklahoma Human Resources State Conference and Expo (
    April 24-26, 2018

    Onrec Events ( holds online Recruitment Events and Exhibitions including Recruitment Conferences and HR Conferences in the UK and the United States.

    3rd Annual People Analytics Summit Canada (
    Transform HR into a strategic business partner with data-driven insights
    Toronto, ON
    As Canada's leading conference on HR analytics, the People Analytics Summit brings together global leaders in the rapidly advancing field. Join us in 2017 as we continue to advance people analytics in Canada. Hear from 18+ People Analytics leaders like Google, Tesla, Maple Leaf, Visa and many more. Learn from 10+ case studies and 5 interactive sessions.
    Some of the key topics of discussion will include:
    -Getting Started with people analytics
    -Implementing data-driven decision making
    -Implementing evidence-based HR through predictive analytics
    -Building a culture of support for people analytics
    -Making HR a strategic business partner by turning data into actionable information
    Look forward to these interactive discussions, case studies and networking opportunities.

    PERKS Convention 2018 (
    PERKS is a national tradeshow and community dedicated to service and amenity discovery for employers. Each year, PERKS brings together the nations most forward-thinking companies to create and foster great employee experiences, making the googlization of the workplace possible for all. Attendees not only discover the most innovative services available to support and enhance their company culture, but come together with like-minded peers for a day of fun, discovery and even a little pampering. The convention takes place on May 9th, 2018 and event registration is now open.

    Predictive Analytics World for Workforce 2017 (
    San Francisco CA | May 14-18, 2017
    Predictive Analytics World for Workforce (PAW Workforce) gathers a powerhouse of the most innovative workforce data scientists, employers, and vendors pioneering in the predictive analytics domain to solve these (and more) workforce optimization challenges.

    SHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition (
    June 17 - 20, 2018 in Chicago. The most comprehensive and relevant professional development programs for HR professionals for the best price on the market. Plan now to attend and experience this one-of-a-kind educational opportunity to network with your peers, challenge your mind and learn tools, tips and techniques that you can apply immediately back at work.

    SHRM Events (
    Upcoming SHRM Conferences/Events

    SIOP Annual Conference (
    Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology April 19-21, 2018 | Chicago

    Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (
    SRSC (Social Recruiting Strategies Conference) AUGUST 8 - 10, 2018 | Austin Westin Austin Downtown
    Will offer best practices and lessons learned from industry leaders, recruiting gurus, leading brands and case studies of leading organizations - including Fidelity Investments, UPS, Groupon, Marriott Hotels, NPR and Sodexo.

    Strategic HR Conferences/Events (
    from The Conference Board

    Talent Management Alliance Conferences (
    TMA provides learning & development and recruiting events for talent management professionals. Events focus on topics such as indentifying high potential employees, managing performance, diversity & Inclusion and on talent management for industries like: Oil & Gas, HealthCare, Life Sciences, Financial Services and Retail.

    Teneo Events (
    Teneo hosts high-level B2B HR conferences, seminars and workshops for international executives looking to expand their knowledge by sharing their experiences. We provide innovative learning opportunities in stimulating environments for professionals that want to get ahead. As a pioneering company in our field, we care greatly about what we do and how we do it. We have built our own entity around strong values that empower management development.

    Training & Development Summit (
    This complimentary VIP event is specifically designed for Senior-Level Learning & Training professionals looking to source new and innovative solutions. Enjoy industry-leading workshops, networking with peers, and complimentary meals and hotel accommodations.
    Boston, MA | April 23 & 24, 2018
    Austin, TX | November 12 & 13, 2018

    University Conference Services (
    For more than 20 years, University Conference Services (UCS) has partnered with major universities to produce high quality executive development conferences for human resource, benefits and finance executives from mid-sized employers. Today, our Mid-Sized Retirement & Healthcare Plan Management Conferences are produced in conjunction with the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the country's most respected business schools.
    This annual series of four highly regarded programs focuses specifically on issues critical to managing employer-provided healthcare and retirement benefits-the two most important benefits programs for attracting and retaining talent. An overwhelming majority of past attendees-99%-say they would recommend our programs to a colleague.

    UNLEASH (previously HR Tech World) 2018 (
    UNLEASH will gather the Who's Who in HR and technology from all over the world to talk about ideas and technologies to transform organizations for the better. It is a happening place for optimism and wonder, where inspiration bubbles throughout the 2 days.
    20 - 21 March 2018 | London

    WorldatWork 2018 Future of Work Forum (
    March 12-13 | Dallas, TX
    The future of work is here - along with a healthy dose of uncertainty and even anxiety for organization leaders. The shifting role of HR, work, talent and rewards requires organizations to evolve quickly to survive. It's important for leaders to understand what truly differentiates the high-impact organizations and programs that create sustainable competitive advantage for their companies moving forward from those that are unlikely to adapt to a breathtakingly blurred and changing world.

    WorldatWork Annual Total Rewards Conference (
    WorldatWork Total Rewards Conference & Exhibition Dallas TX | May 21-23, 2018

    Worldwide ERC's Americas Mobility Summit (
    Hear from our mobility experts as they share their knowledge on the future of workforce mobility in the Americas
    16-18 May 2018 | Dallas

    Worldwide ERC's Global Workforce Symposium (
    Worldwide ERC®'s Global Workforce Symposium will provide the answers you need to change the way you approach workforce mobility today. Discover solutions to your most difficult problems and benchmark with workforce mobility leaders to create a Game-changing Experience for you and your company!
    17-19 October 2018 | Seattle Convention Center | Seattle, Washington