SHRM-Atlanta Conferences & Events
Chapter Meetings (5): Afternoon/evening meetings with dedicated time for networking and featuring a keynote speaker. Networking reception and meal provided. Typical attendance is 150 to 250. The December Chapter meeting is a luncheon at the Georgia Aquarium.
SHAPE Awards: Formerly known as HR Excellence, the SHRM-Atlanta HR Professional (SHAPE) of the Year in Large Company Division and Small Company Division as well as HR Department/Team Division Best Practices Award. One of the Signature Events targeted for Senior Level HR professionals to recognize excellence and innovation in HR programs, practices and activities that add significant value to businesses. Nominations are accepted in the months leading up to the awards.
Annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference: Two-day conference featuring a high profile keynote speaker and 48 concurrent educational sessions. The conference delivers valuable, relevant HR material - great for those that need continuing education credit for their PHR/SPHR certification. The event includes a Resource Partner Showcase. Typical attendance is 1100+ and is held at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
GEMs (8 GEMs, 4-5 times per year): Geographic Emphasis Groups meet in specific areas (North Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, Airport, Rockdale, Midtown, Buckhead and Perimeter) spread around Atlanta in order to be convenient to members' work and/or home. Usually held during the week after work and usually features food, drinks, and a speaker. Attendance varies from 15 to 40 depending on the location and speaker.
Certification Review Course: Review course for the PHR/SPHR certification exams; take place in the Fall and Spring. Offered for anyone interesting in taking a certification exam, these courses are taught by experienced HR professionals. There are also opportunities for getting involved with the committee who plans the instruction.
Career Connections (approx. 5): A group dedicated to supporting those in job search; meet every other month and feature speakers targeted toward those in job transition.
Webinars (approx. 24): Online educational learning that is free for SHRM-Atlanta members. You can earn CEU credits without leaving your office/home.
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