Annual Conference (Lightning Event)

World Renowned Event

There is no better place for professional development than the Annual Conference & Exposition. By attending, you'll gain the tools and resources you need to implement successful practices which help your company succeed. 


Fresh Perspectives 

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. 


Comprehensive Learning 

Over 200 concurrent sessions provide a complete education for professionals at every stage of their career. 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. Innovative learning opportunities, such as: Our Masters Series featuring high-level academicians Presentations covering exciting new practices Practitioner Exchange sessions featuring professionals Preconference Workshops and Seminars that dive deeper into essentials. - Recertification credits for your general designation.


Extraordinary Networking 

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. Plus 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 here. And there?s always TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn


Endless Solutions

The world?s largest marketplace, the Exposition, gives you access to thousands of solutions-providers in every industry. Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor? Visit for more information.

Still not convinced that you need to be here? See more in out Why Attend page.