State & Affiliate Conferences

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February 28, 2018
"Charting the Course"

Oregon Conference Center
777 NE MLK Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503.235.7575

​Conference Contact: Scott Cantu

March 26-27, 2018
"Celebrating 20 Years- Together Towards Tomorrow"

The Expo at The Radisson Center
700 Elm St.
Manchester, NH 03101
Phone: 603.625.1000

Conference Contact: Tim Dabreio
March 27-28, 2018

​Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404.442.7335

Conference Contact: Amanda Abrenillo


April 22-25, 2018
"Color My World HR"

Omni Homestead Resort
7696 Sam Snead Hwy
Hot Springs, VA 24445
Phone: 540.839.1766

Conference Contact: Madeline P. Taylor

April 23-25, 2018
"Solving the People Puzzle- HR Connects the Pieces"

​Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
7330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505.842.1234

​Conference Contact: Naomi Serna-Olander
​April 25-27, 2018
California State Legislative & HR Conference

​Sherton Grand Sacramento
1230 J. Street
Sacramanto, CA 95814
Phone: 916.447.1700

​Conference Contact: Trisha Zulic

​April 29-May 2, 2018
2018 Tri-State Conference
"HR: Achieving Greater Organizational Value"

​Mohegan Sun Convention Center
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382
Phone: 877.204.7100

Conference Contact: Amy Grenga 

May 1-2, 2018
Alabama SHRM State Conference and Exposition
"HR...Making The Impossible Possible"

​Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex- East Exhibition Hall
2100 Richard Arrington Junior Blvd. North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205.458.8400

Conference Contact: Conference Committee

May 8-11, 2018
Maine HR Convention
"HR...Making A Difference"

​Samoset Resort
220 Warrenton St.
Rockport, ME 04856
Phone: 207.761.8350

Conference Contact: Heather Bassett
May 9-11, 2018
SoDak SHRM State Conference
"Solving the HR Puzzle"

​The Lodge at Deadwood
100 Pine Crest Drive
Deadwood, SD 57732
Phone: 605.584.4800

Conference Contact: JR Rowenhorst

May 9-11, 2018
Montana SHRM State Conference
"Boldly Go"

​Hilton Garden Inn
3720 N. Reserve St.
Missoula, MT 59808
Phone: 406.532.5300

Conference Contact: Adam Ragsdale
August 7-10, 2018
2018 SHRM MO State Conference

​​Tan-Tar-A Resort
494 Tan-Tar-A Drive
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Phone: 573.348.3111

​Conference Contact: Lori McCombs

August 20-22, 2018
HR Indiana Conference

​JW Marriott Hotel
10 S. West St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317.841.8202

Conference Contact: Mark Records
August 23-24, 2018
SHRM NE State HR Conference
"HeaR Us Roar"

​​​LaVista Conference Center/Courtyard Omaha LaVista
12520 Westport Parkway
Omaha, NE 68128
Phone: 402.331.7400

​​Conference Contact: Judy Fischer
August 27-29, 2018
HR Florida Conference & Expo
"Celebrating 40 Years"
​Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407.586.0000

​Conference Contact: Tina Kuga Garrell


September 5-7, 2018
2018 NHRMA Conference & Tradeshow
"The Evolution of HR: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future"

​​The Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
1500 Commerce St.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253.830.6601

Conference Contact: Nancy Miller
September 18-20, 2018
ND Governor's Workforce & HR Conference
"Reinventing Leadership"

​Bismark Event Center
1315 S 5th St.
Bismark, ND 58504
Phone: 701.355.1370

Conference Contact: Stephanie Winterquist
September 19-21, 2018
KS SHRM State Conference
"HR: Enlisted"

​Century II Convention Center
225 W. Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 316.264.9121

Conference Contact: Natalie Bright
September 19-21, 2018
Ohio Human Resources Conference
"HR: Passport to Culture"

​Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
7000 Kalahari Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870

Conference Contact: Julie A Doyle
September 20-21, 2018
​Hilton Anchorage
​Conference Contact: Patty Hickok
September 20-21, 2018
Wyoming SHRM Annual Conference
"Cowboy Up!"

​Holiday Inn
1675 Sunset Dr.

​Conference Contact: Kara Beech

September 23-25, 2018
Illinois HR Conference & Exposition

​​Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane

Conference Contact: Renee Haning

September 24-26, 2018
NCSHRM 2018 State Conference
"Legendary Leadership- The HR Era"

​Conference Contact: Cheryl Ray
​September 24-26, 2018
SC SHRM State Conference
"HR Renaissance"

​Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes
Conference Contact: Elliott Wilson
September 26-27, 2018
2018 SHRM Vermont Human Resources State Conference

​Sheraton Burlington Hotel
870 Williston Road
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802.865.6600

Conference Contact: Rebecca Greenough
​September 26-28. 2018

IA SHRM State Conference
"HR: Chartering the Course"

​Coralville Marriott
300 E. 9th St.

Coralville, IA 52241
Phone: 319.688.4000

​​Conference Contact: Sara Deich



​September 28, 2018

ID SHRM Employment Law Conference
"Law & Legislation"

Boise Centre
850 W. Front St.    Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208.336.8900

Conference Contact: Liz McBride



October 7-9, 2018

MDSHRM Conference 2018
"New Faces, New Places"

North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center

5701 Marinelli Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301.822.9200

Conference Contact: Christine Meehan


October 10-12, 2018

WI SHRM 2018 State Conference
"Choose Your HR Adventure"

​​Kalahari Resort & Convention Center

1300 Kalahari  Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone: 877.253.5466

​Conference Contact: Heather Dyer


October 12, 2018

SHRM Hawaii Annual State Conference
"Leading Workplace Excellence"

​Hawaii Convention Center

1801 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
Phone: 808.447.1840

​Conference Contact: Landon Wong


​October 14-17, 2018

The HRSouthwest Conference
"Navigating Change"

​Fort Worth Convention Center

1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76201
Phone: 214.631.8775

Conference Contact: Virginia Hall


​October 14-16, 2018

27th Annual GSC-SHRM Conference & Expo

​​Atlantic City Convention Center

1 Convention Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: 609.449.2000

Conference Contact: John Martin


​October 14-16

MNSHRM State Conference
"HR Rocks"

​RiversEdge Convention Center

10 4th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320.255.7272

​Conference Contact: Christine Strak



November 1-2, 2018

Delaware SHRM HR State Conference
"Maximizing Perfomance"

​Dover Downs Conference Center
1131 N. Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 800.711.5882

​Conference Contact: Laurie Sample



​March 31
Washington State Employment Law & HR Conference

​Sheraton Downtown Seattle
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206.621.9000

​Conference Contact: Julie Jones
Phone: 509.839.8602


​April 11-14

OKHR State Conference & Exposition
"EmpowHR: Business. People. Strategy"

​Embassy Suites
2501 Conference Drive
Norman, OK 73069
Phone: 405.364.8040
​Conference Contact: Brian Ferrell


​August 28-30
2017 HR Indiana Annual Conference
"All In IN Indiana"

​JW Marriott
30 S. West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.841.8202

​Conference Contact: Mark Records

​September 20-22
2017 Kansas SHRM State Conference
"Play Ball with HR"

​Overland Park Convention Center
6000 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211

​September 20-22
North Dakota Governor's Workforce & HR Conference
"Ingenuity @Work"

​Holiday Inn
3803 13th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: 701.282.2700

​Conference Contact: Amber Unser
​September 20-22
SC SHRM State Conference
"Unlock Your Inner HRrrrr Pirate Treasure"

​Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone: 843.449.8880

​Conference Contact: Elliott Wilson
​September 21-22
PA SHRM State Council Annual Conference

​The Penn Stater
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
Phone: 814.863.5000

​Conference Contact: Faith Stipanovich

​September 26-29
COSHRM 2017 State Conference
"Out of the ordinary into the extraordinary"

​Keystone Conference Center
1633 Tennis Club Rd. 
Dillon, CO 80435

​September 27-29
2017 NCSHRM State Conference
"Revolutionize + Reinvent"

​Koury Convention Center
3121 Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27407

​Conference Contact: Larry Valenti
​September 28-29
2017 SHRM Vermont Human Resources State Conference
"Mission Possible: Inspire. Innovate. Ignite."

​Killington Grand Resort Hotel
228 E Mountain Rd
Killington, VT 05751
Phone: 802.422.5001

​Conference Contact: Melissa Norman

​October 1-4
The HRSouthwest Conference
"Plug In & Power Up"

​Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76201
Phone: 214.631.8775

​Conference Contact: Nann Philips
​October 1-4 
TN SHRM Conference & Expo
"Expect the Unexpected"

​Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center
2800 Gaylord Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-889-1000

​Conference Contact: Art Smith
​October 5th - 6th
Delaware SHRM State Conference
"Education in Motion"

​Dover Downs Conference Center
1131 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 800-711-5882

​Conference Contact: Laurie Sample

​October 8-10
MNSHRM State Conference
"Superior HR Charting the Course"

​Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218.722.5573

​Conference Contact: Christine Strak
​October 8 - 10
Georgia SHRM State Conference
"HR Impact: Navigating Waves of Change"

​Jekyll Island Convention Center
75 North Beachview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone: 912.635.6400

​Conference Contact: Paula Kitchens

​October 11-13
Iowa SHRM State Conference
"HR: A Walk on the Wildside"

​Hy-Vee Hall
730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515.564.8000

​Conference Contact: Sara Deich
​October 11-13
Michigan SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition

​DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616.742.6500

​Conference Contact: Cheryl Dry
​October 11-13
Wisconsin SHRM State Conference
"HR's Got Talent"

​Kalahari Resort and Convention Center
1300 Kalahari Drive
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone: 877.253.5466

​Conference Contact: Leah Wiemann
October 14-16
MNSHRM State Conference
"HR Rocks"

​RiversEdge Convention Center
10 4th Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: 320.255.7272

​Conference Contact: Christine Strak

October 15-17
MDSHRM State Conference
"Navigating The Sea of HR Change: Surviving the Storm"

​Clarion Resort Fountainebleau Ocean City
10100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone: 800.638.2100

​Conference Contact: Christine Meehan
October 29-31 
Strategic HR at Mt. Washington
"A Retreat for HR Decision Makers"

​Omni Mount Washington Resort
310 Mount Washington Hotel Rd.
Bretton Woods, NH 03575
Phone: 207.761.8350

​Conference Contact: Heather Bassett

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