Conferences are a great opportunity to catch up on industry news, network with other professionals, find deals on new products or services, and enjoy panels led by industry leaders. Here are some of the conferences centered around growing employee engagement and productivity that HR professionals are looking forward to this year.
People Analytics & Future of Work 2019 Conference: This 2-day conference takes place from January 21 – February 1 of 2019 in San Francisco, California. With a focus on how analytics and data can improve things like workforce planning, talent management, and even workplace culture.
HCI Employee Engagement Conference: For HR leadership, including CHROs, directors of HR, VP of employee management, or talent management, this conference will focus exclusively on who focus on employee engagement and retention. From July 29-31, 2019, attendees will gather in Denver, Colorado and hear keynote speakers from HR departments from global brands. Past keynote speakers have included Kelly Elliot, the HR Deputy Director at NASA, and Peter Lynch, the Former Head of Global Talent Management, Social Responsibility and Inclusion at Great-West Financial.
Their website says of the purpose of the conference that, “Employee engagement is not enough. As HR leaders become increasingly accountable for driving business results, engagement initiatives must have a broader impact on the business. As HR leaders start designing a holistic employee experiences, they’ll discover a new and more effective path to innovation, sustained commitment, improved customer experience, and increased profits.”
The Conference Board Employee Engagement and Experience Summit: The dates and location for this 2019 conference haven’t been announced yet, but the 2018 summit sold out and featured keynote speakers like Ryo Zsun, the VIP Culture Guide at Zappos, Lori Siegelman, the Employee Engagement Leader at Intuit, and Min Park, Director of People Analytics at Hulu. HR professionals from any organization are sure to benefit from the knowledge and experience shared by HR leaders from high-profile, high-growth businesses like these.
TalentCon2019: This conference markets itself as “the employee experience revolution.” From March 12-13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas, HR professionals can attend panels to learn about topics such as how to create professional development experiences for high potential employees to keep them continually engaged and help your organization’s succession planning and leadership development needs; develop an experience that boosts both retention and productivity by incorporating the latest research on behavioral economics to structure incentive- and recognition-based programs; and edit your brand message so you don’t miss out on attracting talent whose passion and experience aligns with your workplace culture and staffing needs.
EX Impact: This employee experience conference will take place in Orlando, Florida, from February 27-March 1, 2019. Executives from businesses like IBM, Hasbro, GE, Buzzfeed, Mastercard, and others will lead information sessions around topics like authentic business cultures, how employee engagement can impact your customer experience, the importance of relationships and values in an organization, the employee journey, the role of learning and development, and much more.
WorkHuman HR Conference: This 2019 conference is happening in Nashville, Tennessee from March 12-21. HR professionals from any industry will be sure to benefit from this meeting with panels on topics like building relationships at work, employee satisfaction, emotional intelligence, employee performance, employee feedback, inclusion, and recognition programs. The speaker lineup is extensive, with businesses like The Muse, Target, and Mariott being represented.
Are you or your HR staff looking forward to attending any conferences in 2019? Learn from the experience, failures, and successes of others. With the growing availability of technology that can boost recruiting efforts, help train and retain staff, and handle performance and productivity, it’s an exciting time for HR teams looking to learn how to better their business.