Plan Your SHRM22 Virtual Educational Experience

Apr 21, 2022 | Attendee Communications, Virtual Pass Attendees

As a SHRM22 attendee, you will receive exclusive information from us about the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 each month leading up to the event.

This month, we’ll give you insider information to help you plan your SHRM22 experience. Plus, select from some featured sessions to enhance your professional development. Next month, we’ll explore the Expo.


Putting Together Your SHRM22 Virtual Itinerary? Consider These Sessions

Virtual attendees can choose from many different concurrent sessions at each time slot throughout each day of the conference. With so many choices, sometimes it’s hard to decide just which session to attend. Here are some to consider as you put together your itinerary. Read More


Connect with Your Fellow Attendees

Part of the fun of attending SHRM22—whether in-person or virtually—is meeting other participants. Get a head start by accessing the SHRM22 Conference Community, organized by industry, to easily find others in fields similar to yours or to participate in general discussions.

This also is a great opportunity to connect with other attendees about what you are looking forward to during SHRM22, troubleshoot real-life situations and grow your network.

How It Works
The SHRM22 Conference Community is exclusive for SHRM22 attendees. Once logged in, you can select which industry peer group discussion or general discussion you’d like to participate in:

  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Business & Finance
  • Education & Nonprofit
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing & Construction
  • Professional Services
  • Retail & Hospitality
  • Technology
  • General Discussions

On June 13 and 14 at noon CT, join other HR professionals from your industry for Networking Peer Group Ideas Swap sessions. These informal sessions are a great way to create connections with your fellow HR practitioners.

Visit the SHRM22 Conference Community


Global Country Superstar Brad Paisley to Perform at SHRM22

Award-winning country music star Brad Paisley will headline a concert at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans on June 14.

Paisley’s concert will kick off at 8 p.m. CT. Virtual attendees can watch the performance live in the virtual platform.

Paisley has 24 No. 1 hits on the country charts, of which he wrote 21. He was the first artist to achieve 10 consecutive Billboard Country Airplay No. 1 singles. His performances and prolific songwriting have won him 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards (CMA Awards), three Grammys and two American Music Awards. Paisley co-hosted the CMA Awards show for 11 years alongside Carrie Underwood.

Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are co-founders of The Store, a nonprofit organization that operates a free grocery store for low-income individuals and families in the Nashville area in need of produce and other goods. For more information, visit www.thestore.org. Read More.


Click With These Virtual Activities at SHRM22

Activities for SHRM22 virtual attendees will help break up the conference day, challenge your mind and get your body moving. These exclusive activities are scheduled before and between the day’s main stage speakers and concurrent sessions. Read More.


Better Workplaces Challenge Cup 2022

The final round of the Better Workplaces Challenge Cup will be held at the New Orleans Convention Center during SHRM22. The annual competition aims to bridge the gap between companies that are creating workplace technologies and their end-users: HR professionals and their workforces.

Competitors are evaluated on business viability, innovation and added value to SHRM members. The winner receives a $50,000 cash prize and/or other investment opportunities and prizes.

Find out more about the competition, innovators and last year’s winners. Read More


New Award to Honor Ethical Leadership

The winner of the first William G. McGowan Ethical Leader of the Year Award will be recognized at SHRM22.

McGowan was an entrepreneur who headed telecommunications giant MCI for 24 years until his death in 1992. The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund was established after his death to provide financial support to organizations that reflect McGowan’s visions, concerns and life experiences.

SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is on the panel of judges charged with recognizing a chief executive officer who is finding ways to Cause the Effect they want to see in the workplace “by going above and beyond to establish a high bar of ethics within their leadership and their organization.” Read More



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