SHRM Conference Essential Destination for Enterprising HR Professionals

For Immediate Release

Apr 19, 2007
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** MEDIA ADVISORY: Attend the world's largest HR Conference and Exposition. The SHRM 59th Annual Conference and Exposition helps you grasp human resource issues impacting today's employers. Call 703-535-6012/6356 for complimentary media registration. **

(Alexandria, Va., April 19, 2007)—The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) will hold its 59th Annual Conference and Exposition, June 24-27, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference, which will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is expected to attract more than 15,000 human resource professionals from around the world and will include more than 150 concurrent sessions on crucial human capital and workplace issues.

Lance Armstrong, seven time Tour de France champion and cancer survivor, will be a featured keynote speaker. Other speakers include Linda Alvarado, president and CEO of Alvarado Construction, Inc.; Dan Pink, best-selling author of Free Agent Nation; and Erin Gruwell, whose inspirational life was turned into movie titled Freedom Writers staring Hilary Swank and Patrick Dempsey.

In addition, SHRM will announce the "Best Small & Medium Companies to Work for in America" for 2007. This will be the fourth annual "Best Places" awards presentation jointly sponsored by SHRM and the Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc.

The conference will provide an excellent opportunity for reporters to network with experts, conduct one-on-one interviews, and gather story ideas for future articles.

In addition, The HRM Marketplace Exposition® will feature human resource information, products and services from more than 700 companies.

Concurrent sessions offered at the conference include:

  • Critical HR Strategies: Forging the HR/CEO Alliance
  • Employee Benefits: Just How Competitive is Your Company?
  • Strategic Decision Making and Human Resources
  • Here Today, Here Tomorrow: Transforming Your Workplace from High Turnover to High Retention
  • Implementing Effective FMLA Management Strategies
  • Establishing HR as a Strategic Business Partner
  • Going Global? Ten Things HR Absolutely Must Do

Members of the media interested in attending the conference should call 703-535-6012/6356 or send email to or

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