2017 State & Affiliate Conferences

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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


May 3-5
Montana SHRM State Conference
"SuperHeRo + Superpowers = HR"

​Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
1500 Fairmont Rd.
Anaconda, MT 59711 
Phone: 800.332.3272 

Conference Contact: Rebecca Morgan
Email: rmorgan026@gmail.com
Phone: 406.544.5085
Website: http://montana.shrm.org
May 3-5
2017 South Dakota SHRM State Conference
"Bridging the Gap - Strategic HR for Today and Tomorrow"

Ramkota Hotel & Convention Center
920 W. Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501 
Phone: 605.224.6877 

Conference Contact: Mary Drumm

May 9-12
Maine HR Convention
"HR...Making A Difference"

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

Conference Contact: Heather Bassett

May 16-17

2017 AL SHRM State Conference & Expo
"HR Strikes Back"

​Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center & Sheraton Birmingham Hotel
2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205.307.3152
Conference Contact: Relax It's Handled (management firm)
Phone: 205.202.0205

May 18-19
Alaska State HR Conference
"HR Mission: Possible"

Hilton Anchorage
3rd Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907.602.5129

Conference Contact: Patty Hickok


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
Website: www.pashrm.org

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

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

Website: http://www.coshrm.org/biennial-state-conference 
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
Email: lsample@deshrm.org

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
Email: shrmgaconference@gmail.com

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 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



March 27-28, 2018
SOAHR 2018: Be The Catalyst – SHRM-Atlanta's 28th Annual HR Conference

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

Conference Contact: Amanda Abrenillo
Email: info@shrmatlanta.org
Phone: 404-442-7335
Website: http://soahr.net


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 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
Website: www.calshrm.org

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 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
Montana SHRM State Conference
"Boldly Go"

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

Conference Contact: Adam Ragsdale
Email: aragsdale@missoulahousing.org

May 15-16, 2018
The Granite State HR Conference
"Celebrating 20 Years Together Towards Tomorrow"

The Radisson Manchester, NH
700 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Phone: 207.781.2982

Conference Contact: Whitney Burdsall


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 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

October 14-17
The HRSouthwest Conference
"Navigating Change

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

Conference Contact: 
Virginia Hall
Email: virginia@dallashr.org  
Website: www.hrsouthwest.com

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