Speaking Opportunities

You know first-hand that this is a pivotal time for the workplace and workforce. Harassment, pay equity, employment-based immigration, the skills shortage and other issues are all too real at work, and people and organizations everywhere need strategies and solutions to address them. This is why I’m excited to share that SHRM has launched a new and improved SHRM Speakers Bureau, better designed to bring you vetted, quality speakers on hot topics impacting work.

The new SHRM Speakers Bureau provides access to a wide range of forward-thinking voices for meetings of any size, in any industry, anywhere. As a SHRM chapter or state council, you will continue to have direct access to the SHRM experts you trust for your events. And good news: The process has been streamlined and updated to make booking your next speaker from SHRM faster and easier.

Call For Speakers!

The Virginia SHRM Leadership Conference invites you to submit a presentation to share your knowledge and expertise at this event catering to volunteer leaders at the chapter level. Staunton Jan 11-12, 2019. Email: vicepresident@shrmva.org.

The Virginia SHRM State Conference, thanks our partners for submitting responses to the RFP for programs to share your knowledge and expertise at the leading event for everyone in HR in Virginia and DC in Norfolk, Virginia April 7 – 10, 2019. If you were not able to submit this year, please stay tuned for the 2020 conference at The Omni Homestead in Hot Springs, VA.

Need A Speaker?
The SHRM Speakers Bureau offers a wide variety of top tier speakers whose knowledge and expertise https://www.shrm.org/mlp/Pages/speakers-bureau/Home.aspx

As the leading voice of work, SHRM will now also offer world-class speakers to any company, organization or event planner looking to bring a workplace conversation to life.

Our growing roster of inspirational speakers are ready to engage in and lead lively, robust discussions on leadership, policy and more—and all are backed by SHRM. Please share this news with anyone in your professional network looking for speakers on all matters work.

Your professional Society has been working to deliver an exceptional experience in every interaction you have with SHRM and to better meet your needs and those of our 300,000-plus members. Visit speakers.shrm.org to learn more and see how our latest offering is putting people management onto every business meeting agenda.

If you have any questions, please contact SpeakersBureau@shrm.org.

Chapter Resources

HR Virginia Annual Conference
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April 19-22, 2020
2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition
Join us for the largest and best HR conference in the world, June 23 - 26, 2019 in Las Vegas.

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.

June 23-26, 2019
Best Places to Work in Virginia
2020 Program Information

The Best Places to Work in Virginia is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the areas best employers and providing organizations with value employee feedback.

Best Places to Work in Virginia?
Best Practices Impact Awards
Deadline is Tuesday, November 22, 2019

Apply Today!

Best Practices Impact Awards

HR Virginia SHRM partners for the ninth year with Virginia Business Magazine and The Virginia Chamber of Commerce to bring you a state-wide survey and competition. If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the “Best Places to Work in Virginia” list or if you simply want to learn more about the project, we invite you to visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVa.com.