If you work in the HR, it’s essential to connect with other professionals and improve your skills. By bringing in a better perspective of the entire industry, you will be able to adapt your HR approach according to best practices.
In this article, we will cover some of the HR conferences that take place during June through September. We hope this helps your company find great opportunities to connect and learn about your growing and ever-changing industry.
SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
June 17-20, 2018
McCormick Place – Chicago, Michigan
The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is all about bringing in various international speakers that are known for bringing in a new perspective on current HR topics. They will help you better understand some issues like success, motivation, and leadership. The conference has no less than 200 concurrent sessions that will help you refresh and even improve your HR knowledge. They are also bringing in speakers like Oscar Munoz or Adam Grant as well.
California HR Conference
August 26-29, 2018
Long Beach Convention Center – Long Beach, California
This event offers a unique experience committed to the understanding of the trends and laws affecting the future of HR business. It also offers opportunities for purposeful networking, and to connecting HR communities. The price ranges from $345–$845. This conference is for industry professionals who are interested in learning about employment law and legislation, strategic management, leadership development and global HR. The main educational tracts of this even focus on Global HR, Total Rewards, and Nonprofit HR.
HR Florida Conference and Expo
August 27-29, 2018
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center – Kissimmee, Florida
This event is put on by the Florida State Council (a state affiliate of SHRM). “Each year the event attracts 1,500+ human resource professionals and vendors throughout the state of Florida and across the globe.” The price ranges from 400–$1,285. This HR conference brings together professionals and vendors in almost every industry. Attendees can also earn credits for both the SHRM competencies certification and the HR Certification Institute certification. This conference features master sessions, pre-conference activities, and keynotes from the likes of Lou Holtz, Marlee Matlin, and J.R. Martinez.
HR Technology Conference
September 11-14, 2018
The Venetian – Las Vegas
The HR Technology Conference & Exposition is the world’s largest HR tech expo and boasts tens of thousands of attendees. The price ranges from $395–$2,145. This HR conference focuses on human resource professionals who are interested in leveraging technology to exceed employer expectations and achieve organizational success. This year features keynotes from Mike Rowe, Randi Zuckerberg, and Rita Mitjans.
ASHRA Annual Conference and Exposition
September 15-18, 2018
David L. Lawrence Convention Center – Pittsburgh, PA
An HR conference explicitly dedicated to human resources in the healthcare industry. Attendees can take advantage of general sessions, breakout sessions, networking events, and 175 exhibitors focused on advancing healthcare through HR. The price ranges from $200–$1,345. Human resource professionals in the healthcare industry. Sessions and breakouts feature healthcare specific topics.
IPMA-HR International Training Conference
September 22-26, 2018
Hyatt Regency – Phoenix, Arizona
“IPMA-HR is your resource for comprehensive and timely HR industry news, jobs, policies, resources, education, and professional development opportunities.” Prices range from $649–$949. IPMA HR has been serving HR professionals since 1906, and its conference and expo appeal to all levels of human resource professionals. This event features four keynote speakers this year, including the likes of Kris Boesch and Eric Bailey.