Post Updated: March 03, 2022
The human resources field keeps evolving and changing with every passing year, and those of us who don’t grow along with it will simply be left behind. Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge about recruiting tech talent, understand what recruiting methods are obsolete, learn more about onboarding, offboarding, AI in HR or people analytics — attending the top HR conferences in 2022 will keep you in the loop on everything in the industry.
Moreover, visiting one or more of these HR events in 2022 can help expand your network and just add more interest to your career in general. We’ve collected the best online & in-person HR conferences to attend and listed them in chronological order, for those of you who are in the US, as well as for those who are willing to get on a plane and explore other countries and continents.
Top 17 HR Conferences to Attend in 2022
Date: 1st – 4th March, 2022
Where: Online Event
Attend the virtual sessions and get up-to-date with cutting-edge practices on how to drive HR success through technology. Additionally, you’ll also have the opportunity to connect and share ideas and best practices with professionals passionate about HR tech from around the world.
Date: 07 – 11 March, 2022 PST (GMT-8)
This conference focuses on a broad range of HR topics, from agility and digital transformation to employee experience, engagement, and HR strategy. These topics will be discussed in relation to HR innovation and the future of work. Our very own Erik van Vulpen, founder of the Academy to Innovate HR, will speak at this conference.
Date: 14 -16 March, 2022
Where: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cost: From $1,395
HR Transform brings together the world’s most prominent HR executives, leading business and the innovators creating the future of work. Meet the leaders who are not only thinking about the changes ahead but actually laying the groundwork for that future today. It will dive deep into how executive level people leaders can bring the future of work into their organizations. Join the conversation – numerous opportunities, both online and in person, to connect, learn, collaborate, and discover new technologies.
Date: 5 -7 April, 2022
Where: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
Cost: From $1,045
The Human Resource Executive® Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, the nation’s top gathering of the savviest HR and Benefits professionals make sure you are there to gain the expert insight and actionable guidance on how to build new benefits strategies to make a difference in the overall well-being of both your employees and your organization.
Date: 19 – 21 April, 2022
Where: Fully Virtual Conference in the Americas
Cost: From $175
The 29th AHRD annual conference will be a fully virtual event and include leading scholars, practitioners, and rising stars reporting their cutting-edge research and sharing their insights on rethinking the meaning of work. The program will be comprised of blind, peer-reviewed submissions as well as non-refereed sessions that provide excellent opportunities for generative learning through both formal and informal interactions about topics of mutual interest.
Date: 20 April, 2022
Cost: From $195
This conference help your organization thrive in a world full of change and disruption, you need to be able to quickly train and deploy the workforce in new ways. This conference is the perfect place for you to learn how to create a systematic approach to agile learning and align agile learning strategy with business strategy.
Date: 25 -26 April, 2022
Where: Hyatt Regency Austin, TX
Cost: From $1,599
HR Retail 2022 brings together retail and ecommerce HR innovators to push forward workforce efforts that keep apace with the rapid transformations in the retail industry. This conference need for retail HR professionals to come together to revitalize recruitment, employee engagement, and development.
Date: 9 – 11 May, 2022
Where: In-Person + Streaming, Anaheim Convention Center
Cost: From $1,075
The California HR Conference is a hub of human resource content for professionals who either practice or are responsible for HR management in California. At the 2022 California HR Conference, you’ll discover everything you need to excel in your multifaceted role, navigate California’s notoriously complex regulations and elevate your position in your organization.
Date: 15 – 18 May, 2022
Where: In-person in Orlando, FL, and Online
Cost: From $1,850 (In-Person) & $495 (Virtual)
At ATD 2022 International Conference & EXPO you’ll discover new perspectives on developing talent, maximizing potential, and creating strategic transformations for your organizations and your learners. You’ll meet and collaborate with peers who are also looking to build long-term resiliency in the face of continuing change. You’ll leave inspired with big ideas and practical takeaways that can drive immediate improvement in your work.
Date: 16 -19 May, 2022
Where: In-person in Atlanta, GA
Cost: From $1,975
This unmissable event needs an unforgettable setting – a city of resurgence that’s evolved into a hub of culture, commerce, and spirited activism. It’s the perfect place for HR to chart a path forward with a renewed sense of purpose.
Date: 24 – 25 May, 2022
Attendees at HR Tech Live APAC 2022 will benefit from a targeted programme of practical sessions curated by industry leaders and renowned HR tech experts. Agenda of this event will provide solutions to the challenges impacting organisations as well as offer previews of the latest cutting-edge HR Tech innovation available, delivering proven revenue return and quantifiable results. This FREE online event will help HR professionals approach and align their people strategy, employee experience and digital transformation to create long-term sustainability.
Date: 25 – 26 May, 2022
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas
The Go To HR Technology Conference and Exhibition for Learning & Recruitment Leaders. UNLEASH America HR technology conference is filled with inspirational stories that champion HR excellence and disruption. People and organizations need to believe in ideas and desire change, before they can deliver it. Inspired, inspirational, inspiring are the watchwords of an UNLEASH experience. We return to an in-person conference in May after 2 years. This conference will bring together 1,500 attendees, eager to reconnect face-to-face in an exciting and safe setting.
Date: 14 – 15 June, 2022
This Annual edition of the ‘HRcoreREWARD’ seminar is an invigorating two-day event designed to address today’s challenges in Compensation & Benefits, Employee Experience, Performance Management, Wellbeing, Pay for Performance, Employee Engagement and much more. The event will keep you up to date with the latest trends, new ways of doing, new opportunities to secure the future of your C&B initiatives.
Date: 13 – 16 September, 2022
Where: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
HR Tech delivers an unrivaled cutting-edge agenda that benefits HR and IT professionals from businesses of all sizes, all industries and across the globe! With a primary focus on driving HR success through technology, the HR Technology Conference is intended for those looking to continuously optimize usage of current HR systems as well as those looking to buy. It’s where you’ll gain the insight needed to make critical HR system decisions that will fuel your business while supporting your organization’s unique needs now and in the future.
Date: 21 – 23 September, 2022
Where: Kalahari Resorts 7000 Kalahari Drive Sandusky, OH
Cost: $599 +
Join Ohio State SHRM and hundreds of HR colleagues for two and a half days of superior programming in a great venue! Attendees can enjoy the conference at the resort AND then have the option to obtain additional recertification credits via the ON DEMAND platform for any missed sessions.
Date: 23 – 26 October, 2022
Where: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV
Cost: $1,695 +
Come and experience a conference like no other. Be surrounded by industry experts, network with your peers and learn about the latest in the industry so you can make the most informed decisions on behalf of your funds. The U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference is your go-to source for accurate, objective and timely education. With the uncertain year ahead, be sure you commit to your education.
Date: 16 November, 2022
How can you address the lack of successors for executive roles and minimize the risk for your organization? Join this virtual HR conference organized by the Human Capital Institute to discover how to build successful leadership development programs.