Add-On an Educational Program


Enhance your learning experience at #SHRMTalent

Add a pre- or post-conference educational program to your conference registration to level-up your expertise on the talent-focused topic of your choice. These programs are offered at more than $300 off the cost of a standalone program. Select from six programs and earn up to 15 additional PDCs! Plus, three programs get you on your way to earning a SHRM specialty credential. These events require an additional registration and fee. 

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Why Attend?


Competition is stiff for your company’s most valuable resource – talent. With more job openings than qualified candidates, your talent strategies must be tailored to the realities of today’s job market. At #SHRMTalent, you’ll gain expert tips to compete in a tough market while hiring the right people who enrich your workplace. Explore new ways to access untapped talent pools, communicate the true value of benefits, and retain engaged employees at every level. As the voice of all things work, SHRM can help you harness and keep the talent you need to create better workplaces for a better world.

Find sessions that fit your educational needs, and start planning your schedule today! 


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SHRM Certification & Recertification

SHRM Conferences are a great way to work toward the 60 professional development credits (PDCs) you need every three years to maintain your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Plus, your credits auto-populate in your certification portal, so you can be more focused on learning and less on paperwork. 

Talent Exposition


The SHRM 2019 Talent Conference + Exposition provides you the opportunity to meet with solutions providers and learn firsthand how our exhibitors can help you and your organization achieve your goals. More than 100 companies will be featured, offering cutting-edge products and services you can use to enhance your organization’s talent strategies.

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Who Should Attend?


 Stay current and competitive. 

Recruiters who want to improve their strategies and build their network

HR managers and generalists  responsible for recruiting, retaining, training and engaging 

Talent management professionals who develop or sustain strategies 


Designed specifically for recruitment and talent management professionals, the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition gives you the tools, resources, innovations and solutions you need to evolve your human capital strategies. This fastpaced, energetic conference provides ideas that will advance you personally and professionally, while boosting your talent management strategies.

More than a thousand of your peers will join us in Las Vegas, NV April 16-18, 2018—this is an excellent opportunity to make new connections, network with old friends and expand your list of contacts.

The Talent Conference & Exposition offers 14 PDCs towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials.

Reasons to Attend: 
  • New Solutions & Best Practices. Our comprehensive program will provide you the tools, resources and innovative solutions you need to take your human capital strategies to the next level.
  • Learn from the Experts. With a combination of industry thought leaders and HR practitioners, you will learn from the best in the industry. You will be inspired, and learn real-world solutions you can apply to your own organization immediately.
  • Networking. Join more than 1,000 of your talent management peers who are facing similar challenges as you. You’ll walk away with new contacts and an expanded network of peers with whom you can collaborate and share best practices.
  • Stay Current & Competitive. Talent is key to the success of any organization. Learn today’s most innovative practices and solutions from our speakers, attendees and exhibitors.
  • Transform Your Organization. This isn’t just about you! Share what you learn with your entire team. By putting these new solutions into practice you’ll have a strategy in place for hiring, engaging and retaining today’s top talent—a key advantage.
Topics Covered: 
  • Legislative & Compliance
  • Onboarding Techniques
  • Recruiting & Talent Acquisition/Management Strategies
  • Engagement & Retention
  • Metrics & Analytics
  • Social Recruiting & Technology
  • Leadership & Skill
Who Should Attend: 
  • Recruiters who want to get better at their jobs by increasing their knowledge in employment compliance, social recruiting and technology, onboarding techniques, and engagement strategies.
  • Talent management professionals who need to develop or sustain comprehensive strategies for their organizations.
  • HR managers and generalists who are responsible for recruiting, retaining, training and engaging employees.
  • Recruiters who want to grow their networks and influence in the talent management and HR industry.