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Join SHRM-Atlanta

SHRM-Atlanta Membership offers everything you need to reach your full potential as an HR leader.

SHRM-Atlanta membership offers you the tools you need and the support you want. 

Our mission is to empower Atlanta’s HR professionals and people managers to create best-in-class workforces and workplaces by enhancing HR skills and knowledge, developing business acumen, and increasing leadership capacity.

With membership in SHRM-Atlanta you can connect to a network of peers and thought leaders in HR, engage in educational and leadership opportunities, and learn about the latest trends and changes in the industry.

We offer two types of memberships to best suit your needs:
month-to-month ($13.99/month) or annual ($139).


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As a SHRM-ATLANTA member, YOu GET ACCESS TO THESE exclusive MEMBERS-ONLY benefits:


Plus, as a New Member you get:

 Welcome Ambassador:  Ambassadors are fellow members who personally assist you and introduce you to all things SHRM-Atlanta. Ambassadors will help you find a buddy to meet up with at events, introduce you to other members, and answer your questions about your member benefits .


 Welcome Gift: We encourage all new SHRM-Atlanta members to attend an educational program within your first three months of joining so that you start making connections right away, and as a new member you get to attend your first program* at no charge! 


 Getting Started Guide: After you sign up you'll get a copy of SHRM-Atlanta's Getting Started e-Book which gives you details about your membership, all the benefits, and top tips for getting started.

 Immediate Access to Member Benefits: As soon as your membership is confirmed you get immediate access to all member benefits, including SHRM-Atlanta Connect, members-only pricing, eHuman Resource Archives, the HR Compliance Center and so much more.

Ready to connect with 2,000+ HR professionals in Atlanta? 


In addition to members-only benefits, SHRM-Atlanta offers:


Meet with other HR professionals and further your knowledge at our professional development events held throughout Metro Atlanta. 


Ready to earn your SHRM certification? Our comprehensive certification review courses will prepare you to sit for HR certification exams.


Be recognized for your hard work! The HR Excellence Awards, hosted by SHRM-Atlanta and The Atlanta Business Chronicle, celebrates the best and brightest in HR and People Management.


Are you under 35 and in HR? Our Rising Leaders group is dedicated to connecting young professionals with peers and encouraging you to learn from top HR leaders in our community.


The Accomplished Leaders Exchange is an invitation-only program for Senior HR Leaders. At ALE, qualified HR executives meet with peers to engage and gain advice from those who’ve faced and overcome similar challenges.


If you're looking to make a move (or grow your team) The SHRM-Atlanta Career Center is where you can start the search for your next HR role, or post your open position.


Sign up for our e-newsletter to get the latest information about events, promotions, and current HR topics.

What Our Members Say 

"I've found SHRM-Atlanta to be very progressive with the programs and resources, as well as a great place to build a strong network of professionals to collaborate with.  I love the culture of this group!"

- Camye Mackey | Chief People Officer at Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena

"Sharing best practices and brainstorming with others in HR has made me better at my job and given me more opportunities to advance and grow. SHRM-Atlanta is the place to develop yourself through educational programs and networking opportunities."

- Thomas Spahr | HR Vice President - Talent Management and Development at The Home Depot

"SHRM-Atlanta has not only given me the opportunity to richly benefit from all of its offerings, but to mentor talented individuals who I would not have otherwise met. As a member, my professional pursuits have been significantly enhanced.  My only regret is that I did not join sooner - I am forever changed."

- Lars Minns | Head of HR, NAFTA Region at Mercedes-Benz USA

"Being a member of SHRM- Atlanta has been an asset to my People Experience team. I benefit from the Accomplished Leaders series, and my team benefits from the customized events and offerings that meet their needs."

- Catherine Jefferson | Chief People Officer, The Krystal Company

"The opportunities to establish career-long relationships, experience professional growth, and undergo personal enrichment are, in one word, ... fan-tabulous! "

- José A. De La Cruz, J.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR | HR Lead & Director - Eastern Region at Travelers


When it comes to the return on your investment, joining SHRM-Atlanta is a no-brainer.

Here's just an example of how much value you'll get - all for less than $14 a month:

Value Item Benefit
$300 Conference Savings Save $150 on our 2-day Annual Conference,  SOAHR  and $140 on our 1-day Symposium. (Even if you only attend one conference, you've already paid for your membership!)
$40+ Members-Only Preferred Pricing Members-only pricing saves you an average of $20 off every event you attend. Attending only 2 programs saves $40.
$60+ Webinars Enjoy a minimum of 6 complimentary webinars each year for a savings of $30 each. Attending only 2 webinars saves $60.
$350 HR Compliance Center Subscription Members receive a complimentary annual subscription to the HR Compliance Center, an online HR resource with news and tools, a value of $350 annually.
$150+ Scholarship Opportunities Apply for various scholarship opportunities throughout the year, valued from $150 - $1,000.
Priceless Leadership, Volunteering, Mentoring and Networking Develop your leadership skills, volunteer in the community with fellow members, participate in our mentoring community, and connect with other members - all designed to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

Need help getting your company to pay for your membership?


Download a "Convince Your Boss" Template Letter

* Your complimentary event registration can be for a Chapter Meeting or any event marked with two asterisks (**) in the title. Check out our Event Calendar to see upcoming programs!