The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest and best HR event in the world, providing your organization with the tools and resources you need to create and implement the successful HR practices that will ensure that your company will thrive. Your company will get the targeted strategies and practical takeaways that you need to achieve your goals – from talent management to federal compliance to cutting-edge business strategies.
Internationally-renowned speakers that offer fresh points of view and inspiring stories that can help shift your perspectives and deepen your understanding of leadership, motivation, and success. You’ll hear from business leaders, HR practitioners, consultants and academicians.
Over 200 concurrent sessions provide a complete education for HR professionals at every stage of their career, based on the SHRM Competency Model. You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of topics so you can customize the learning you need. Concentrate on solutions designed to help your organization become more compliant; delve into the cutting-edge trends that will impact your workplace in the next few years; build a strategic talent management plan to increase engagement and retention. Whatever you need, our program will have something for you.
Innovative learning opportunities, such as our Masters Series featuring high-level academicians, Smart Stage presentations covering innovative new HR practices and Practitioner Exchange sessions featuring HR professionals from well-respected organizations.
Preconference programs that allow you to maximize your investment in Washington, D.C. by getting a richer, more comprehensive education- choose from our popular Workshops or Seminars to get high-level strategies or deep dives into HR essentials.
Networking opportunities with your peers and colleagues from across your organization, and around the world. From our vast Exposition Hall, to our session-based networking, to the hallways of the convention center, there is ample opportunity for you to meet HR professionals who share your goals and your challenges. And don’t forget the online networking! Attendees get access to our Conference Community site where you can meet and chat with other attendees and build connections with them before you even get to Washington, D.C. And there’s always Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
The world’s largest HR marketplace, the SHRM Exposition, which gives you access to thousands of solutions-providers in every industry.
Learn new skills and upgrade current ones. No matter how long you’ve been in HR or what position you hold at your company, chances are there is still something you need to learn. Trends and law change, new strategies and innovations in HR happen all the time; to stay up-to-date you need an educational opportunity that provides you with the full range of HR knowledge.
Network with your peers. We know you’ve heard it all before, but networking is a huge part of your professional success. When you meet with your peers, you have an opportunity to collaborate, hear new ideas, and validate or change your perspectives. You may hear what others are doing and be inspired to implement something similar – or you could even hear another idea and realize you’re already on the right track! You can find a mentor or become one, and even make connections to help you further your own career.
Meet with new vendors and suppliers. Our exhibitors are industry experts and solution-providers who truly know what is happening in the world of HR and business – and they have answers to your questions. Invest time in the exposition hall – our vendors are some of the best people for you to get to know if you want to learn more about what’s happening in HR now – and what’s going to happen in the future. Trust us: discovering innovative products and services is necessary to stay competitive in today’s business world.
Hear from the experts. Our speakers are proven business leaders, strategists, practitioners and peers. Many of them are current HR professionals; others are well-respected industry leaders who know what you need to know. Our selection process for speakers is as rigorous as you’ll find anywhere, and we make sure that you’re hearing from the best. You’ll get a solid grounding in tried-and-true HR fundamentals and unique insight into the innovative new practices that will change how the world does business.
Have fun. Let’s be honest – the Annual Conference is a lot of learning packed into a short amount of time.
Registration for the SHRM Annual Conference includes general sessions, concurrent sessions (including Mega Sessions), Sunday Sessions, admission to the SHRM Exposition and events at the Exposition, one ticket to the Tuesday Night Show, and online access to the conference presentations and the SHRM16 Mobile App.
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