The 11 top HR conferences for 2024

06 Feb 2024 · 7
Are you an HR professional looking for the biggest Human Resources events in 2024? Well, look no further. These in-person events provide golden opportunities for professional development via networking, interactive workshops, and inspiring keynote speakers. 
Making it as an HR professional requires staying ahead of the curve—so whether you’re planning to attend your first HR conference or you’re looking for ideas for new conferences to attend, you can guarantee you’ll build on your expertise by learning from other HR executives and industry leaders in the field.
HR events are popular so we’ve made it easier for you and have narrowed it down to the very best events we could find. Buckle up. Let’s head toward the future of HR!
  • Dates: 5th - 6th March 2024
  • Location: London
HR business leaders from around the world come together to kick off the year at HR Vision. The flagship event is held in London in early March, with another conference in Amsterdam in June and a follow-up event in London in November. The first conference is a two-day event with three streams running in parallel, encouraging deep conversations on digitization, L&D, culture and employee experience, and much more. The agenda promises a jam-packed couple of days with a wide variety of HR topics and interest areas. These events tend to sell out, so be sure to reserve your place!
  • Dates: 14th -15th May 2024
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
Ever since its inception in 2016, the HR Congress has been an annual powerhouse of innovation, information, and networking, bringing together some of the best thought leaders in the HR industry. It’s one of the most highly anticipated international conferences on the calendar, with former speakers including Dave Ulrich, Amy Edmondson, and Lynda Gratton. You can expect over 900 Senior HR leaders and practitioners, 60 world-class speakers, and 15 elective content modules. Not one to miss!
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  • Dates: 29th - 30th July 2024
  • Location: Cordis, Auckland, New Zealand
Heading down to New Zealand, HR and L&D is another HR conference absolutely brimming with expertise and networking opportunities. Come together with leaders, difference-makers, and disruptors as they celebrate the leading talent and technology in Human Resources and Learning. A full two days of learning and discussion, it has been described as ‘THE event to attend with a great blend of global organization presenters and local speakers.’ Expect high energy, brainstorming, and plenty of inspiration.
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  • Dates: 15th - 18th April 2024
  • Location: Austin, Texas
If you’re an established HR professional, chances are you’ve heard this name before. Workhuman is one of the biggest events in the HR calendar, covering the latest trends, bringing together industry experts, and discussing all things workplace culture. The world of work is at an important crossroads at the moment, and Workhuman aims to put people at the center of this change. With interactive workshops, case studies, breakout sessions, and feedback loops, this event is making waves, and now is your chance to be a part of it.
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  • Dates: 5th - 6th May 2024
  • Location: Oakland Marriott City Centre, Oakland, California
Another anticipated international conference held in the USA, HRWest, looks at the best HR strategies geared towards employee engagement and retention. Exploring methods such as people analytics, talent acquisition, and employee recognition, HRWest enables its participants to face the future of work head-on, armed with the right strategies and HR tech to succeed.
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  • Dates: 23rd - 26th June 2024
  • Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
The Society for Human Resource Management, also known as SHRM24, is set to hold its largest event to date later this year. The four-day HR extravaganza will include educational sessions, hands-on workshops, diversity and equity focus groups, and panels on topics such as mental health and employer branding. Over 600 companies will showcase their HR products and services, with excellent networking opportunities with some of the latest and greatest voices in the HR industry.
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  • Dates: 24th - 25th January 2024
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
The HR of Tomorrow is, you’ve guessed it, all about moving forward towards the future of HR. Bringing together CHROs, VPs, Heads of HR, and Directors from top global companies in Europe, it’s the place to be if you’re looking to learn from all this expertise. Stay ahead of the latest trends in HR, engage with fellow professionals, and unleash your creativity. This is a brilliant option for those based in Europe. With sponsors including Coursera and Workhuman, it’s a high-profile event you should make sure to keep at the top of your list.
  • Dates: 11th - 13th March 2024
  • Location: Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada
Aside from the prestigious Transform Awards, this event is all about innovation. With future-of-work entrepreneurs, workforce tech investors, and people-driven executives, prepare to be surrounded by some of the most recognizable faces in the HR industry. It’s vast, with over 3000 attendees, 500 startups, 300 world-class speakers, and 40 countries represented. You won’t be short of inspirational material. Get ahead and secure your ticket today!
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  • Dates: 7th - 9th May
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Staying in the same area, we’ve got UNLEASH up next. One of the most influential HR marketplaces in the world, UNLEASH is the ideal choice for startups, scaleups, and breakthrough technologies. With representatives influencing over 12 million employees in total, you can expect to hear from some of the leading voices in the industry. The three-day event is jam-packed with workshops, seminars, and one-on-one networking opportunities, covering everything from HR analytics to onboarding processes to talent sourcing.
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  • Dates: 28th - 30th October
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
A top choice for CHROs and their HR leadership teams, the Gartner ReimagineHR Conference showcases the newest insights, strategies, and HR technology optimization guidance. This three-day event inspires HR professionals from around the world, helping them transform work models, boost accountability, and improve employee well-being and retention rates. Focusing on innovation and sustainability, this is a brilliant event to explore emerging ideas and actionable insights on how HR leaders can unlock new levels of employee performance.
  • Dates: 3rd - 4th June 2024
  • Location: New York Marriott, USA
Sponsored by some of the biggest names in HR, The Future of Work HR conference was launched in 2019 to follow the latest trends in the industry and bring some of HR’s top names together to advance these ideas. In addition to Human Resources, this event is geared toward senior executives in Talent Management, Business Transformation, Internal Communication, and the Digital Workplace. It’s a varied event with a vast amount of expertise to benefit from. Make sure you secure your ticket, as they tend to sell out!
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Book your conference—and journey—today

HR is an industry with a huge focus range, meaning there is an abundance of events for you to attend. With this handy list of the top HR events across the globe,  all that remains is to get booking!
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