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2020 SHRM Annual

Conference & Exposition

Conference Venue
San Diego Convention Center 
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Creating Better Workplaces

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

Fresh Perspectives 

Internationally-renowned speakers offer fresh points of view and inspiring stories that will help shift your perspectives and deepen your understanding of a broad range of HR topics and workplace issues.

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Comprehensive Learning 

Over 200 concurrent sessions provide a complete education for HR professionals at every stage of their career, based on the SHRM Competency Model. You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of topics so you can customize the learning you need. Sessions are categorized under ten tracks: 

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Culture
  • Employment Law & Regulations
  • Global HR 
  • HR Department of One
  • HR Technology
  • Inclusion & Diversity
  • Leadership & Personal Growth
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Strategic Planning
  • Talent Management

Extraordinary Networking 

From our vast Exposition 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, you can take advantage of online networking! Attendees get access to our Conference Community site where you can chat with other attendees and arrange topic-based meetups. We also recommend that you join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.  

Endless Solutions

The world’s largest HR marketplace, the SHRM Exposition, gives you access to thousands of solutions-providers in every industry. Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor? Visit annual.shrm.org/exhibit-sponsorship-opportunities for more information.

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