Looking for the top HR tech conferences to attend in 2023 and 2024? You’re in the right place! We’ve curated a list of conferences and events happening around the world, with a particular focus on tech recruitment. These gatherings provide an excellent opportunity to network, stay informed about industry trends, and connect with fellow recruiters and tech professionals.
Remember, conferences are far from obsolete. They remain an essential avenue for staying ahead in the ever-evolving world of tech recruitment. So pack your bags (and your business cards) and get ready to connect with like-minded professionals!
Top HR tech conferences
The conferences highlighted in this list will take place in the last few months of 2023 and in 2024. Most of these events are focused on recruitment, particularly tech recruitment. We've listed these by date and included ticket prices to help you or your company determine the most cost-effective alternative.
For a quick view of what's happening around the world, you can use the table below—for full conference descriptions, read on; they're posted below.
Rethink! HR Tech Europe is a significant conference in the HR technology field. The conference is expected to attract around 150 attendees, including CHROs, People Managers, HR Business Partners, and HRIS experts from large enterprises, SMEs, start-ups, NGOs, and the public sector.
Over the years, it has consistently provided a platform for HR professionals to explore emerging ideas and gain actionable insights on how to harness and direct creative momentum to unlock new dimensions of human performance. The conference offers more than 20 end-user best practice presentations, 16 workshops and roundtables, one-to-one partnering sessions, and intensive networking with leading companies. In previous years it has attracted notable companies like Amazon, SAP, and Siemens.
November 21-22, 2023 • London, UK • Ticket Price: £450
The HRtechX London conference, happening in November 2023, is a highly anticipated event in the HR technology industry. It brings together professionals, thought leaders, and innovators from the HR and technology sectors to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the field. The conference attracts a diverse mix of attendees, including HR professionals, technology experts, executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. Previous conferences have seen participation from renowned companies like Google, IBM, and Microsoft, ensuring a high-quality experience.
HRtechX London stands out for its practical insights, real-world case studies, and actionable takeaways. The conference program covers a wide range of topics, including talent acquisition, employee engagement, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation. Attendees can learn from industry experts through keynote presentations, panel discussions, and interactive workshops. The conference also provides ample networking opportunities, allowing participants to connect with professionals from various sectors and forge potential partnerships.
December 4-5, 2023 • Sidney, Australia • Ticket Price: AU$4,000 + GST
The Gartner ReimagineHR Conference is a premier event for Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) and their HR leadership teams. The conference attracts a diverse group of attendees, including CHROs, Learning and Development (L&D) leaders, Talent Management leaders, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition leaders, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) leaders, Total Rewards and Performance leaders, HR Technology leaders, and HR Analytics leaders. These attendees come from global HR leaders from progressive organizations across all industries.
In previous years, the conference has been held in various locations around the world. For instance, in November 2021, it was held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
One of the key benefits of attending the Gartner ReimagineHR Conference is access to the latest Gartner HR research specifically designed to help HR leaders meet the demands of the future. Attendees can also learn how to tackle critical HR challenges such as sustaining team cohesion in a high turnover environment, effectively evolving well-being offerings, and understanding how AI changes how we look at skills.
HR Summit Event
February 8, 2024 • Manchester, UK • Ticket Price: £399 (Early Bird: £299)
Forum Events, the company behind HR Summits, is a UK-based events and publishing company that specializes in the HR and L&D industries. The company has been organizing HR summits for over 20 years, and its events are known for their high-quality programming, diverse range of attendees, and focus on the latest HR trends and technologies.
The incoming HR Summit event organized by Forum Events will be held on February 8, 2024, at the Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport in Manchester, UK. The event is expected to attract over 500 attendees from across the UK and Europe, including CHROs, Learning and Development (L&D) leaders, Talent Management leaders, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition leaders, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) leaders, Total Rewards and Performance leaders, HR Technology leaders, and HR Analytics leaders.
The HR Summit 2024 agenda will feature keynotes and presentations from leading experts on a wide range of HR topics, including:
The future of work
AI and HR
Diversity and inclusion
The event will also offer breakout sessions, panel discussions, and workshops on more specific topics.
The HRcoreLAB Summit is not specifically a tech recruitment event, but is a comprehensive and strategically oriented HR event that focuses on the use of tech advances for HR. The summit that will take place on the 13th and 14th of March is the 12th edition. The event will feature three simultaneous conferences: Recruitment, HR Agility, and People Analytics.
The summit is expected to attract over 500 HR executives from more than 40 countries. It will feature over 80 world-class speakers and more than 40 case studies. The attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the best practices, participate in live Q&A sessions, and engage in interactive discussions.
People Matters Asia
April 24-25, 2024 • Singapore • Ticket Price: S$1,199
The People Matters TechHR Conference is a two-day event that brings together HR professionals, technology providers, and thought leaders from across Asia to learn about the latest HR trends and technologies, network with their peers, and see the latest HR products and services.
HR Technologies UK
April 17-18, 2024 • London, UK • Ticket Price: £799
HR Technologies UK is an annual event that brings together HR and recruitment professionals from across the UK to learn about the latest HR technologies and trends. The event features a two-day exhibition and conference, with over 100 exhibitors showcasing their products and services, and a speaker program featuring experts from the HR industry.
May 7-9, 2024 • Las Vegas, USA • Ticket Price: US$2,495
Unleash America is a two-day HR conference and expo held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. It usually attracts over 10,000 attendees from over 50 countries. The expo hall showcases the latest HR products and services from over 300 exhibitors.
WeAreDevelopers World Congress
July 17-19, 2024 • Berlin, Germany • Ticket Price: €289 before the increase
Every summer, thousands of developers from around the globe descend on Berlin for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress. They discuss and learn about the latest trends and innovations shaping the world. With an a-list speaking line-up, you’ll learn hands-on practical advice from over 300 speakers and get a chance to meet with some of the world’s most notable tech organisations.
The event can be an excellent opportunity for tech recruiters for several reasons:
Access to a large pool of qualified candidates. The conference is expected to attract over 15,000 attendees from over 100 countries, including numerous experienced and talented developers.
Opportunity to network with potential candidates. The conference will offer several networking opportunities for recruiters to meet and connect with potential candidates. This includes events such as meet-and-greets, career fairs, and after-hours events.
Learn about the latest trends and technologies in the tech industry. The conference agenda will feature various sessions on the latest trends and technologies in the tech industry. This can help recruiters to stay up-to-date on the skills and experience that are in demand, and develop effective recruiting strategies.
Build relationships with other recruiters and hiring managers. The conference will also be an excellent opportunity for recruiters to meet and connect with other recruiters and hiring managers. This can help recruiters learn from others, share best practices, and build relationships that can lead to future job opportunities.
Did you also notice the World Congress it’s the most affordable summit on this list? Developers and HR recruiters alike — get your tickets now.
HR Leadership Summit
October 6, 2024 • Austin, TX, USA • Ticket Price: Not available
The HR Leadership Executive Summit is an exclusive event for heads of human resources, talent management, learning and leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and organizational effectiveness from Fortune 1000 and leading enterprise organizations.
The summit is strategically built to support your strategy with interactive sessions that provide real-world examples to benchmark best practices. It offers networking spaces in formal and informal activities to lead impactful change. One-on-one meetings with groundbreaking solution providers are also part of the summit.
The HR Leadership Executive Summit is highly relevant for those who specialise in tech to understand industry trends and network with tech leaders.
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