15 Can't-Miss Recruiting & HR Events to Attend in 2017

If one of your recruiting resolutions for 2017 is to focus on professional development opportunities, then you’re in the right place! We understand how much you value the opportunity to gather with other people-people and share your challenges, successes, and questions. That’s why we’ve scoured the internet and put together this list of some of the top recruiting and HR events of the year. It’s time to start planning your budget and your itinerary!

Need a little help making the case for some extra budget? Check out this proposal template to help you make the case for additional resources.

See these HR events in 2017:

1. Social Recruiting Strategies Conference

San Francisco, January 25–27

Recruiting Reinvented: Improve Your Social Strategy with Best Practices and Data-Driven Outcomes

2. Hireconf

New York City, February 7

Talent acquisition has evolved. Have you?

3. Sourcecon

Anaheim, March 13–15

The future of sourcing is now.

4. ERE Recruiting Conference

San Diego, April 18–20

The future of talent acquisition starts with you.

5. Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference

Orlando, April 27–29

The “science for a smarter workplace” society’s conference focuses on exploring new frontiers.

6. HR Uncubed

Brooklyn, April 27–28

Scaling your sourcing strategy though powerful brand storytelling.

7. HR Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics Event

Boston, June 13–14

Harness the power of Business Intelligence and HR Data to enable a data-driven culture, optimize the workforce, and gain people insights.

8. SHRM Annual Conference & Expo

New Orleans, June 18–21

Gain the tools and resources you need to implement successful HR practices—which help your company succeed.

9. 2017 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Boston, June 26–28

Help each other to face the increasingly complex responsibility of understanding talent recruitment in a modern society.

10. Talent42

Seattle, June 27–28

The annual conference for tech recruiters.

11. Responsive Conference

New York, September [exact dates TBD]

The Responsive Conference aims to develop a shared language and independent global community which promotes a fundamental shift in our way of working and organizing.

12. HRTech

Las Vegas, October 10–13

HRTech focuses on the business process and organizational success enabled by technology, not the bits and bytes of it.

13. HCInnovation@Work Conference

Scottsdale, October 24–26

Create great employee experiences from hire to retire.

14. Greenhouse OPEN

Details to be revealed soon!

15. Recruiting Trends & Talent Acquisition Tech Conference

Palm Beach, November 29–January 1

Re-energize your recruiting and sourcing practices.


Check out Greenhouse OPEN's website to stay updated on more HR Events later in the year!


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Melissa Suzuno

Melissa Suzuno is the Content Marketing Manager at Greenhouse, where she gets to share her love of the written word and endorse the use of the Oxford comma on a daily basis. Before joining Greenhouse, Melissa built out the content marketing programs at Parklet (an onboarding and employee experience solution) and AfterCollege (a job search resource for recent grads), so she's made it a bit of a habit to help people get excited about and invested in their work. Find Melissa on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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