Created and curated by Professionals in Human Resources, the Virginia SHRM State Conference is the EVENT for professionals who either practice or are responsible for HR Management in Virginia and DC. The Virginia SHRM State Conference offers the most comprehensive education, resources and networking available in Virginia and DC area attracting 850+ attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors annually.
The Virginia SHRM (VASHRM) State Council is dedicated to the continuous enhancement of human resources through networking, learning and leadership development. We serve Virginia and DC-based HR Professionals, 19 professional SHRM Chapters,16 Student SHRM Chapters and Industry. VASHRM State Council hosts the Virginia SHRM State Conference annually with all work planned and executed by an all-volunteer committee appointed by the Council. Virginia SHRM State Council is a 501(c)(6), professional organization.
There are three (3) areas where we can use your help: Registration & Information, Speaker Introduction and Entertainment. If you have an interest in volunteering at conference please contact Sharon Bowers at email@example.com.
1.Conference Check-In and Information: Registration & Information is the 1-STOP SPOT for All Things Conference. You will check-in attendees, and issuing conference badges and materials. Due to the nature of this roleyou may be called upon to for a variety of actions like providing directions, managing lost and found items and handing out information. It is definitely the place to meet everyone at conference!
2. Introduction of Speakers: You will introduce a Concurrent, Extra or Early Session Speaker and read their bio. You will also hand each speaker a thank you gift at the end of each session. The speaker may ask you to assist with handing out information.
3.Entertainment: The responsibilities are determined by what fun activities our Entertainment Chairs have planned! Primarily you will be directing attendees to the entertainment areas and may also be asked to help with set up and take down.
* Student Volunteer must commit to a four(4) hour shift to qualify for Student Rate.
Access to the Marketplace is included with your registration. In many ways, the Marketplace is the nerve center of the conference; there’s a definite buzz as attendees move through the aisles, meeting with knowledgeable and helpful exhibitors, getting new ideas, solutions, and inspiration.
With 75+ exhibiting companies, you can compare products and services in one convenient place and get a thorough overview of all the options available! From live demonstrations to interactive exhibits to one-on-one meetings, you’ll return to your office armed with the information you need to take your organization to the next level!
FEATURES INCLUDE: • 75+ Product & Service Exhibitors • Sunday, April 7 Marketplace Grand Opening with food, networking & surprises • Marketplace Booth Competition with favorites chosen by attendees • Chapter Hub • Prizes • More
But don’t forget about the networking! This is a great chance for you to meet your peers over a shared challenge or a meal during lunchtime. Make sure to visit our Marketplace, and you’ll see that there are endless opportunities for growth in this vibrant, energetic space.