The CHRO Circle is an exclusive community designed to prepare chief human resource executives to meet their most significant professional and organizational challenges. This membership is for the senior most HR leader in a mid-size to large organization with 1,000 or more employees and/or $500 million in annual revenue such as CHROs, EVPs, and SVPs. 

CHRO Circle Membership Includes: 


CHRO Circle Membership offers access to an exclusive community of Heads of HR. Membership includes registration to the CHRO Summit and one additional registration to either WorkVision or Visionaries, as well as a private networking event at each of those conferences. Your input will drive agendas for our events. Membership includes access to our monthly virtual discussions. The membership network advances its leaders in People + Strategy by supporting and guiding each other through challenges.  

To strengthen your support team, your CHRO Circle membership includes three additional Executive memberships.* As members of SHRM's Executive Network, your team will gain guidance on difficult HR questions and access to the best practices.    


Access knowledge and advice through our CHRO Circle private LinkedIn group, exclusive networking events and monthly virtual discussions. Connect with your peers to share best practices, expertise and learn from one another. Discuss business challenges and strategies. Leverage your connections and become a better People + Strategy leader. 


CHRO Circle members can now access all of the resources and services available to them through the CHRO Circle Hub. This site has been carefully curated to provide Circle members with easy access to executive insights, business news, online discussions and resources, such as executive summaries from past events. It also provides easy access to request concierge services and to join the Circle's private LinkedIn group. 


Our CHRO Circle member concierge team is here to serve you. We will facilitate peer-to-peer introductions, offer access to information, and coordinate your conference and hotel registrations for SHRM's Executive Network events. The Circle's concierge team will connect you with the right peers and resources to help you achieve your professional and organizational goals. 

Your membership will elevate you as a leader and help you drive your business; consider the Circle an extension of your own team.


As a member, you can write and submit articles related to the HR profession and your industry to be shared in our publications. Our members have unique and valuable insights that will benefit the entire human resources community. Once you submit your article, our in-house editorial team will guide you through a robust editing process to ensure your content is sharp when it goes to print.* 

Additional Benefits:

People + Strategy Journal 

A highly respected quarterly journal that delivers the most current theory, research and practice in strategic human resource management. It consistently ranks among the top benefits in surveys among members. The publication focuses on HR best practices that help executives consistently improve HR performance and drive organizational development and effectiveness.

We partner with strategic organizations to develop webinars that address critical aspects of HR leadership. Circle members have access to all webinars. 


We partner with leading organizations to conduct research on the future of work for our members. 

White Papers
Written by top thought leaders in the HR community, our white papers address strategic, effective and proven best practices. 

People + Strategy Smartbriefs
A biweekly news brief providing tightly written summaries on the most essential business news affecting people and strategy around the country and around the world.

Videos + Podcasts
What's Next in People + Strategy is a video and podcast series featuring thought leaders in HR and insights from the world of work. 

Benefits Summary 
  • Your exclusive community of heads of HR
  • Interact with HR executive leaders transforming business through monthly virtual discussions
  • The CHRO Circle private LinkedIn group: a platform to share strategies and initiatives
  • Opportunity to drive the research agenda
  • Registration to the CHRO Summit and one additional event 
  •         Private networking events at each conference
  •         Three additional memberships for your team
  • SHRM's Executive Network publications
  •         Concierge service
* SHRM's Executive Network membership is subject to review 
* Written submissions are subject to review and not guaranteed publication 

For more information, contact Stacy Swanson at

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