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We prepared a list of 27 most promising HR conferences to attend in 2019.

For your convenience, these HR opportunities are sorted in chronological order.

The 27 best HR conferences to attend in 2019

1. Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech

Dates: February 20-22 2019 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Price: $1,295.00-$1,645.00

This is an HR conference with a high focus on talent acquisition strategy. Learn about new new, innovative and trending recruiting strategies.  Speakers will give insight into industry approaches and how to deal with emerging technology.

2. HIRE19

Dates: February 26-27 2019 | Register here
Location: San Francisco, CA
Price: $495.00

Hiring Success conference presents HIRE19. This HR conference will focus on learning the top trends in recruiting and hiring. Come prepared to learn the ins and outs of the latest technology and how to use it to better align with your company goals and growth.

3. 2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference

Dates: March 05-07 2019 | Register here
Location: Miami, FL
Price: $795.00-$3,000.00

Creating Positive Business Outcomes with Workforce Analytics
Learn how high-performing organizations are balancing the need for shorter, more agile workforce planning cycles with long-term talent strategy.

Find out what it takes to build your people analytics dream team and apply data-backed insights to talent issues throughout the employee lifecycle.

4. WorkHuman HR Conference 2019

Dates: March 18-21 2019 | Register here
Location: Nashville, TN
Price: $1,795.00-$2,395.00

WorkHuman by Globoforce is a conference for business leaders, HR leaders and industry experts to come together to share current research and ideas across the spectrum.

We’ll tackle challenging and compelling topics like diversity and equality, creating cultures of community, and the value of bringing humanity to the workplace.

Making work more human is great for your team and even better for your business.

5. HR Transform

Dates: March 26-28 2019 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Price: $845.00-$1,595.00

Learn the gamification of HR to make the most out of your hiring tools, reports and creating the best candidate experience when recruiting.

HR Transform brings together HR professionals, executives to learn more about the future of work.

6. 2019 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition

Dates: April 08-10 2019 | Register here
Location: Nashville, TN
Price: $1,400.00-$1,835.00

SHRM always brings the largest HR conferences to its membership.  This HR conferences is designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals.  Focused on tools, resources and strategies into recruiting.  Attendance will be 1,500+ with 80+ sessions to attend.

7. 2019 Inclusive Diversity Conference

Dates: May 06-07 2019 | Register here

Location: San Francisco, CA

Price: $795.00-$1,795.00

Making Diversity and Inclusion Part of Everyday Culture
Learn how to leverage neuroscience, data and simple behavioral design to help employees feel supported, heard, and valued.

Get tools that have been wildly successful for both small and large organizations, and uncover actionable strategies for navigating difficult conversations and change management in order to guide people to true acceptance.

HCI’s 2019 Inclusive Diversity Conference will show you how to leverage neuroscience, data and simple behavioral design to make diversity and inclusion part of your everyday organizational culture.

8. HR Festival Asia

Dates: 8-9 May 2019 | Register here
Location: Suntec, Singapore
Price: SG$985+

HR Festival Asia is a combination of two events – HR Technology Conference & Exposition and HR Summit – designed to create an all-in-one experience for HR professionals.

With over 5,000 HR leaders gathering in Singapore, HR Festival Asia is an awesome opportunity to network, check out the latest HR tech solutions, and learn more about how HR is changing.

9. RECRUITCON 2019 Talent Acquisition Event

Dates: May 09-10 2019 | Register here
Location: Austin, TX
Price: $1,485.00-$1,984.00

HR conference focused exclusively on talent acquisition for executives and leaders to uncover new and emerging recruiting practices.

At RecruitCon 2019 in Austin, you will discover how to:

  • Structure effective veteran recruiting programs;
  • Create a team of employee advocates to strengthen your brand messaging;
  • Build a sourcing strategy from the group up using proven strategies from winning brands like Amazon—including tools and funnel metric models that really work;
  • Automate the time-consuming and mundane aspects on your job so you can maximize your efficiency and focus on innovation.

10. Indeed Interactive

Dates: May 13-15 2019 | Register here
Location: Austin, TX
Price: $599.00-$899.00

Join the world’s largest job site, Indeed to learn industry trends, data insights and unique views from top speakers.

They will discuss creative tactics and tools. While attending you’ll find many networking opportunities aligned with top choice leaders.

11. HR Vision – Amsterdam

Dates: 23-24 May, 2019 | Register here
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Price: €1,099+

HR Vision offers a series of conferences and events, including their HR conference in Amsterdam.

HR Vision brings in professionals from major global organizations, including IBM, Google, and Cisco, giving you a technology-inspired look into the world of Human Resources.

HR Vision will give you the tools you need to build an empowered workplace for employees and new hires.

12. SHRM Tech 2019

Dates: 23-24 May 2019 | Register here
Location: Hyderabad, India
Price: INR 21,400+

The Society for Human Resource Management’s HR Tech Conference is one of the biggest talent events in Asia.

The event brings together over 950 delegates and 70 speakers, including the CEO of SHRM.

While the details of the 2019 event are still being finalized, it’s sure to attract the same high-level professionals.

13. HR360 European Summit

Dates: 04 – 05 June, 2019 | Register here
Location: Vienna, Austria

HR360 European Summit attracts some of the largest names in the industry. With HR professionals from Google, Microsoft, Cisco, and SAP – just to name a few – this two-day conference is packed with great insights and information. The HR360 European Summit Advisory Board ensures each piece of conference content reflects the latest trends and touches on real pain points and challenges HR professionals face every day.

14. 2019 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Dates: June 10-12 2019 | Register here
Location: Denver, CO
Price: $795.00-$1,995.00

Beat the Talent Crunch with an All-Hands-On-Deck Strategy
Beat the talent crunch in your organization by leveraging an array of strategies, tactics, and tools that go beyond the siloed approach to recruiting strategy.

Use new selection techniques to hire for performance and retention. Get a crash course in talent acquisition analytics to make data-driven recruiting a reality at your organization.

15. CIPD Festival of Work

Dates: 12-13 June 2019 | Register here
Location: London, UK

More than 7,000 attendees, over 130 speakers and 9 stages: that’s what you can expect at the Festival of Work in 2019. The event consists of 3 conferences – Learning & Development, HR Technology, and Future of Work.

Do you want to know how you can leverage technology in HR or what role L&D can play in shaping your overall business strategy? Then this conference can be the perfect fit for you.

16. Future of HR Summit

Dates: 12-13 June 2019 | Register here
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Price: R5,500

The Future of HR Summit 2019 starts conversations about some key focus areas for the talent and recruitment industry, including bridging the gap between Gen Z and Millennials, why most companies fail at in-house recruitment, and how to thrive in the new skills economy.

Visitors can experience 6 breakaway sessions, 1-on-1 meetings, and over 30 speakers.

17. HR Tech Summit Toronto

Dates: 18-19 June 2019 | Register here
Location: Toronto, Canada
Price: C$143+

HR Tech Summit Toronto provides attendees with an opportunity to engage with your peers, gain exclusive insights, actively participate and exchange ideas, and hear innovative ideas.

The event attracts around 1500 HR professionals, creating a great opportunity to network with innovators and industry leaders. HR Tech Summit Toronto also features speakers from top companies such as Facebook and

18. HRD Summit/Europe

Dates: 19-20 June, 2019 | Register here
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Price: From €895 + VAT

The HRD EU Summit brings together over 300 HR leaders from around the world.

While 2019 speakers have yet to be announced, past guests include senior HR professionals from companies like Heineken, P&G, and Nestle.

The HRD EU Summit offers a great opportunity to network, as well as learn something new about the future of talent.

19. Beyond HR Forum

Dates: 20-21 June, 2019 | Register here
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Price: From €895 + VAT

While there isn’t a lot of information available for Beyond HR Forum at this time, the conference has always been one of the best networking and learning opportunities for HR professionals.

In the past, Beyond HR Forum has featured guests from LinkedIn, WeWork, Futurist, and more, so there is no doubt the 2019 lineup will have the same high-level speakers.

20. SHRM19 Annual Conference & Exposition

Dates: June 23-26 2019 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Price: $1,445.00-$2,094.00

If you are only going to attend one conference this year, the SHRM19 is definitely one of the best HR conferences in 2019 to attend.

This conference is one of the most well known to HR personnel and offers roughly 200 different sessions focuses on 6 key HR categories that will help talent acquisition agents, recruiters, HR managers, and the like improve their work environment, hiring strategies, professional development, and so much more.

21. HR Conference 2019 – SHRM19 Las Vegas

Dates: June 23-26 2019 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Price: $800.00-$1,800.00

Start planning for your 2019 HR conferences to attend with the annual SHRM conference. There will be 200+ HR sessions that qualify for HRCI as well as SHRM-CP credit hours.

22. 2019 Employee Engagement Conference

Dates: July 29-31 2019 | Register here
Location: Denver, CO
Price: $795.00-$1,995.00

Similarly to the design world, UX has become a key component of User Experience. EX is the new term form Employee Experience. Find ways to drive employee engagement with leaders training on empowerment and accountability.

Learn effective tools and coaching strategies that enable leaders to create authentic connections, use frequent conversations to establish clear goal setting and career development paths, and help their teams better understand the value of their roles in achieving organizational goals.

Drive real accountability for engagement in managers and leaders with proven tools and resources that have helped the high performing organizations on this program engage and retain their workforce.

23. London HR Summit

Date: 25 September, 2019 | Register here
Location: London, UK

Price: FreeLike the Manchester HR Summit, the London HR Summit is a one-day event connecting suppliers and delegates within the HR industry.

However, the London HR Summit focuses on senior HR professionals directly responsible for their organizations Human Resources department.

The London HR Summit is a great opportunity to discover better ways of doing business while also creating strong networking relationships.

24. HR Technology Conference & Exposition – Las Vegas

Dates: October 01-04 2019 | Register here
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Price: $1,745.00-$2,000.00

The HR Tech Conferences as known for being the showcase of the latest and greatest in HR. If you’re looking to improve the technology resources for your organization, this becomes a must-attend HR conference of the year.

This event is great for organizations over 1,000 employees. Not the best use of conference budget and time if you are part of an HR team servicing under 1,000 employees.

25. Unleash World Conference & Expo

Dates: 22-23 October 2019 | Register here
Location: Paris, France

The 9th annual Unleash World Conference & Expo is hosted in Paris in 2019, showcasing the future of workforce technology.

While the details on Unleash 2019 are still up in the air, past events have included exhibitors from Workday, Avature, and Oracle.

This event brings together HR professionals from over 100 countries, making it a great opportunity to gain a global perspective on the future of talent.

26. HR Innovation & Tech Fest

Dates: 18-19 November 2019 | Register here
Location: Sydney, Australia
Price: AUD 2,400

The HR Innovation & Tech Fest is a great place to learn how to apply the latest tech advancements to your employee engagement and hiring strategies.

The 2018 event brought in over 900 attendees and over 100 speakers, including leaders from Oracle, Workday, Amazon, Microsoft, and more.

27. Onboard.Amsterdam

Dates: TBD | Register here
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Onboard.Amsterdam brings together HR professionals from all over the world to talk about all things onboarding and employee experience.

At this event, you can attend various inspirational talks and participate in workshops lead by HR and Talent leaders from companies like Netflix, IBM or Indeed.

Make the most out of the networking opportunities and connect with the other innovators to bring the employee experience at your company to the next level.

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