Top 10 HR and Talent Acquisition Conferences to Attend in 2018

Top 10 HR and Talent Acquisition Conferences to Attend in 2018

HR and Talent Acquisition Conferences


The top HR conferences 2018 are shaping up to be more dynamic and more interesting than ever before. We researched top HR conferences in 2018 and noticed some exciting trends and topics like artificial intelligence in HR, women in HR technology, and HR social media trends. Not to mention, these human resources conferences are taking place in some stellar locations this year from Berlin to Nashville. Here are the top 10 conferences we’re looking forward to in 2018:


Greenhouse OPEN

Greenhouse OPEN HR Conference 2018
This year, Netflix’s former Chief Talent Officer, Patty McCord, will keynote the OPEN 2018 leadership conference April 2-4 in New York City. Greenhouse OPEN promises a star-studded conference with other talent leaders and influencers from major companies like Airbnb, Johnson & Johnson, Dropbox, and more. Join 1000+ HR professionals and join the conversation to help shape the future of Talent Acquisition. 

Date: 2-4, April 2018 Location: New York City, NY



SHRM HR Conference 2018

There is no better place for HR professional development than SHRM’s Annual Conference & Exposition which will be hosted June 17-20 in Chicago. If you’re seeking to pump inspiration into your career, then this conference will do just that. SHRM is bringing in keynote speakers outside of the field of HR to help refresh and give you a new perspective. Who can pass up a chance to hear Malala Yousafzai, Youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace.

Date: 17-20, June 2018 Location: Chicago, IL


Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference 

Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference
The 2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference will help you optimize the overall talent acquisition functions as well as hone each segment to assist you in the competitive advantage you need to survive in a scarce labor market. This conference will shake up your TA process and help you adapt to better and more efficient practices. Bonus? The conference will be hosted in the Miami sunshine, June 5-7.

Date: 5-7, June 2018 Location: Miami, FL



HRPA Conference 2018
If you’re longing to understand and better incorporate new AI technologies into your human resource then the HRPA Annual conference and trade show is the conference for you. Events include “Originals: How nonconformists move the world,” “How to understand data and not be misled,” and “The Intelligence Revolution- a new age of opportunity.”

Date: 31 January – 2 February 2018 Location: Toronto, Canada


ERE Recruiting Conference

ERE Recruiting Conference

Enterprise Talent Acquisition – Recruiting that Scales High-growth and large organizations can’t afford to scramble each time a job is opened or position changes. This is your opportunity to join those who have solved these challenges and can help you be successful. Sign up for workshops, roundtable discussions, network, and more. The ERE conference will be hosted April 2-4 in San Diego, CA.

Date: 2-4, April 2018 Location: San Diego, CA


HR Tech Conference 

HR Tech Conference

The HR Tech Conference is aimed toward helping forward-looking professionals rethink HR and leverage technology to exceed employee expectations and succeed in business. What we’re looking forward to? The conference will feature women in HR technology! Catch this conference September 11-14 in Las Vegas, NV.

Date: 11-14, September 2018 Location: Las Vegas, NV



SRSC Conference

SRSC has grown to become the conference leader for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals across all industries — offering the latest in global recruiting trends, data analytics, recruitment marketing, candidate experience, tools and technology. This conference offers hands on workshops and promises you’ll leave with the latest and most relevant new recruiting trends. Mark your calendars for January 31- Feb 2 in San Francisco.

Date: 31 January – 2 February 2018 Location: San Francisco, CA


Rethink HR Conference
Rethink! HR Tech Europe is an international knowledge & project exchange platform bringing together more than 150 Heads of HR and HR decision makers to discuss key industry topics, share knowledge, create new partnerships and identify opportunities for their business. Be exposed to leaders and new ideas from all over the world. The conference takes place November 21-23 in Berlin, Germany.

Date: 21-23, November 2018 Location: Berlin, Germany



The HR360 European Summit 

The HR360 European Summit
The HR360 European Summit is shaping up to be the HR event of the year. Keynote speakers from major organizations like Shell, Cisco, Visa and Microsoft. This conference promises speakers that represent the true ‘who is who’ in HR. These forward-thinking HR Leaders from Europe’s largest and most innovative companies will shift your paradigms, challenge your assumptions, and spark new insights. Book your tickets for Austria, June 20 & 21.

Date: 20-21, June 2018 Location: Vienna, Austria




RecruitCon HR Conference
RecruitCon 2018 will arm you with the tools and tactics you need to keep up with new trends, streamline hiring processes, sharpen interview skills, improve onboarding, and more. We’re looking forward to learning how to prepare for the legal and managerial challenges of the ‘Human Cloud’—a more temporary and mobile workforce. This conference will be hosted May 10-11 in Nashville, TN.

Date: 10-11, May 2018 Location: Nashville, TN



Talent acquisition conferences offer human resource professionals the opportunity to understand the latest trends and developments in the HR field. Top keynote speakers from major global corporations as well as leaders “outside the HR box” will be appearing in conferences throughout 2018. We’re so excited for what recruiting conferences in 2018 have to offer.