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The top HR Tech & Recruitment conferences to attend in 2023

Q2 Conferences


Where? Dallas, Texas, USA
When? April 12th & 13th, 2023

Join our community of sourcing professionals as we learn together in-person again! Hear from expert sourcers and top talent acquisition professionals eager to share their most successful strategies.

Through hands-on training sessions, community discussions and peer networking, you’ll discover a range of new sourcing tools and techniques to become a more effective sourcer — while also building long-lasting connections with fellow colleagues.

Website: https://conference.sourcecon.com/

Unleash America

Where? Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
When? April 26th & 27th, 2023

For a decade, UNLEASH has been the proving ground for startups, scaleups, breakthrough technologies and global innovators shaping HR. Each year, leaders and technology buyers gather in Las Vegas from over 2,000 high profile employers, influencing over 12 million employees and adding $18 trillion to the global economy. 

Website: https://www.unleash.ai/unleashamerica/

Empower HR Tech

Where? Phoenix, Arizona, USA
When? May 10th & 11th, 2023

A HR conference like Empower HR Tech, can put the spark back into your human resources career and inspire your organization. Explore emerging technologies while connecting with solutions providers and gaining strategies to enable your people to maximise the potential of your HR tools 

The world of work continues to change and the companies that survive will do so by adapting. It’s time to EMPOWER your HR departments, leaders and employees using the newest technologies, insights, and solutions.

Website: https://www.hr.com/en/webcasts_events/live_events/empower-hrtech-americas_kwzbgyoj.html

Q3 Conferences


Where? Seattle, Washington, USA & Virtually
When? June 27th & 28th, 2023

Talent 42 is the national conference 100% focused on helping talent acquisition professionals hire top technology talent. Featuring straight talk from developers and engineers and presentations from tech recruiting leaders, you’ll also access hands-on workshops and round tables with your peers.

This is your chance to learn best practices in a small-group setting with top recruiting and sourcing experts. You’ll also hear from top tech candidates, offering a unique opportunity to hear from the other side of the recruiting experience. 

Website: https://www.talent42.com/

RecFest (UK)

Where? Knebworth, London, UK 
When? July 6th, 2023

Daringly different, RecFest 2023 will continue to break the mould of industry events by delivering hours of relatable industry content wrapped in a uniquely vibrant festival experience, in an atmosphere that celebrates everything you do.

Multiple stages will feature our strongest line-up of talks from the best-in-class speakers and industry experts ready to share their challenges and listen to yours. Throughout the park you can also engage with a variety of immersive activities as our partners continue to go above and beyond to provide you the most interactive event experience to date.

And finally, the traditional event finale unfurls with live entertainment, DJ acts, and more as RecFest’s afterparty takes to new heights.

Website: https://recfest.co.uk/

Starcircle Supernova

Where? Cork, Ireland
When? September 21st, 2023

Supernova Conference is an invite-only event held in Starcircle’s hometown of Cork, Ireland. Industry thought leaders are invited from the Starcircle community and beyond to share their expertise and experiences as well as address the common pain points across the Talent Space. 

In its inaugural year, 2022, the focus was on Undiscovered Talent and saw leaders from some of the world’s largest brands such as Amazon, DoorDash, Cisco & Snap, among others, visit the Emerald Isle for some thought provoking and informative keynotes and panel discussions. 

Complimented on its interactive, intimate nature and casual atmosphere, with a lot more planned for 2023, this is not one to miss. 

Website: https://starcircle.com/supernova-2022/

RecFest (America)

Where? Nashville, Tennessee, USA
When? September 13th & 14th, 2023

Uncovering a community of Talent Acquisition teams, Resourcing Leaders, and Hiring managers, and giving you everything the UK loves about RecFest. From conference worthy content, exciting vendor activities, and unparalleled in person connections, with a festival feel for you and your teams to enjoy together. RecFest is more than just another tradeshow or summit, it’s an event that needs to be experienced rather than just described.

Website: https://recfest.com/usa/

SOSU - Sourcing Summit Europe

Where? Amsterdam, The Netherlands
When? October 10th -12th, 2023

Sourcing Summit Europe brings sourcers from all corners of the globe to meet, discuss, network, learn and collaborate to make a difference. Speakers from different backgrounds will share insights in presentations, workshops and interactive discussion formats. 

Speakers, sourcers and participants will come from around the world, representing Oceania, Asia-pacific, EMEA and the Americas will unite in one common cause – how to adjust, navigate and thrive in extraordinary times.

Website: https://sourcingsummit.net/sosueu/


Where? Berlin, Germany
When? April 21st & 22nd, 2023

RecBuzz is focused on recruitment marketplaces. It’s organized by the AIM Group, a consultancy and business intelligence company for recruitment marketplaces. 

Established by the AIM Group, a consultancy and business intelligence company, the RecBuzz conference focuses on recruitment marketplaces, covering important topics including recruitment analytics, programmatic advertising, applicant tracking systems, interview technology, etc. 

Website: https://recbuzzconference.com/

Ohio HR Conference

Where? Sandusky, Ohio, USA
When? September 20th-22th, 2023

The Ohio SHRM State Council sponsors an annual HR conference that draws nearly 1000 professionals from around the state and surrounding areas to network with peers and learn to lead.

Website: https://hrconference.ohioshrm.org/

Q4 Conferences

Staffing World

Where? Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
When? October 3rd-5th, 2023

Staffing World is the largest, most comprehensive convention and expo in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Each year, thousands of industry executives convene for this can’t-miss event. A variety of educational sessions are offered on specific issues and topics applicable to the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry.

ASA promotes the convention to independent, regional, and national staffing companies, direct hire firms, and industry suppliers. Average attendance for each breakout session is approximately 75-150. Concurrent interactive sessions mostly range from 45 to 75 minutes long. Presenters and panels are asked to design content specific to the staffing industry and to the staffing professional to engage audience interaction at an advanced learning level.

Website: https://americanstaffing.net/asa-events/

HR Tech Show

Where? Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 
When? October 10th – 13th, 2023

A playground of discovery for HR!

From getting a glimpse of the technology that’s changing the face of human resources to hearing from industry game-changers in 60+ sessions in the show floor’s theaters, the HR Tech Expo is a non-stop hub of excitement. Prepare to discover solutions you didn’t even realize existed and open your eyes to exciting new possibilities to propel your HR strategy forward.

Looking to select, upgrade or replace HR technology?

You’ll save months of arduous research time as you effortlessly compare solutions side-by-side, have meaningful face-to-face conversations with product experts and get answers to your specific questions. Nowhere else can you learn about and get hands-on with the offerings of every category market leader, plus new and upcoming providers all under one roof. Say good-bye to organizing and attending countless online demos!

Website: https://www.hrtechnologyconference.com/program


Where? Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, France 
When? October 17th & 18th, 2023

A showcase of the next wave of breakthrough technologies and global innovators changing the future of work. UNLEASH has championed HR excellence and disruption since 2011 and has become the industry standard, driving progress in human resources, learning and recruitment.

Website: https://www.unleash.ai/unleashworld/

Tech Talent North

Where? Toronto, Canada
When? October 24th, 2023

Tech Talent North is the Canadian tech industry’s connection and learning hub for people and culture leaders. You’ll learn tangible tips to help build, lead and scale teams in an equitable, productive and competitive future-proofed workplace. 

Among keynote topics, you can get insights on the following: Employer Branding & Growing Your Talent Pool, Agile Leadership of Remote & Hybrid Teams, DEI & ESG, etc.

Website: https://techtalentnorth.com/east/

Indeed FutureWorks

Where? New York City, New York, USA
When? 2023 TBA (Usually October)

Indeed FutureWorks is an annual conference that brings industry and thought leaders together to share insight and inspiration for a better world of work. You’ll be inspired by celebrity keynote Jason Sudeikis, C-suite leaders and talent industry experts as they share insights and guidance to shape the future of work.

Website: https://indeedfutureworks.com/

Recruitment Leader Conference

Where? London, UK
When? April 27th, 2023

Recruitment Leaders Conference is the annual event for senior level, in-house recruitment or talent professionals, with keynote topics covering: transformation programs, global strategies, employer branding, inclusive application processes, and technology. 

You can also take part in roundtable discussions with like-minded peers, interact with polls, chat, attend Q&As and more.

Website: https://www.inhouserecruitment.co.uk/event/recruitment-leaders-conference/

HR Vision

Where? London, UK
When? October 4th & 5th, 2023

HR Vision is two days of deep-dive discussions into how digitalization, AI, machine learning, and a host of other technologies are profoundly changing people management practices and how we can forge a people-centered future of work.

If you’re looking for new ideas, fresh perspectives and insights on the future of work, then you’ll want to attend top HR Events. This is a two-day event with 3 streams running in parallel, enabling deep dive conversations focused on the future of work, digitization, leadership, L&D, culture and employee experience.

Website: https://www.hrvisionevent.com/product/hr-vision-london-4-5-october-2023-delegate-registration/

HR Tech Connect

Where? Houston, Texas, USA
When? September 10th-12th, 2023

HR Tech Connect focuses on bringing HR, talent and technology decision-makers together with solution providers and industry experts to network, learn and better understand the rapidly changing HR and workforce technology landscape. 

HR Tech Connect provides a unique educational networking experience with an agenda addressing the latest topics, trends, strategies. Attendees can build relationships, discuss use cases and learn about the latest solutions, gaining the information and tools needed to accelerate HR transformation within their organization. 

Attendees are also hosted, which means that complimentary airfare, hotel, ground transportation and registration costs are provided in appreciation for time spent out of office. 

Website: https://hrtechconnectsummit.com/

Web Summit, Lisbon

Where? Lisbon, Portugal
When? 13th – 16th November, 2023

A company from Dublin, Ireland, that holds events across the world: Web Summit in Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, Collision in Toronto, and RISE in Hong Kong. Described by Politico as “the world’s premier tech conference”, “where the future goes to be born” in The Atlantic, and an assembly of “a grand conclave of the tech industry’s high priests.” by the New York Times.

At a time of great uncertainty for many industries and, indeed, the world itself, Web Summit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state to ask a simple question: Where to next?

Website: https://websummit.com/

TRC - Tech Recruitment Conference

Where? Amsterdam, The Netherlands & Virtual
When? November 2nd, 2023

TRC Amsterdam is an in-person and virtual hybrid tech recruitment event focused on sharing in-depth knowledge around leadership, technology, culture, and tech recruitment. This is a unique opportunity for networking and learning from industry experts.

Website: https://www.techrecruitmentconference.com/


Where? Berlin, Germany
When? 26th – 28th November, 2023

Tech Rec is Europe’s knowledge exchange platform for all stakeholders who play an active role in finding, hiring and retaining tech talents. The event brings thought leaders and senior influencers from talent acquisition, sourcing, employer branding, candidate experience and recruitment together physically and digitally to provide precise insights into the latest trends, developments, and technologies in software and tech recruiting. 

Here are some examples of previous topics covered: 

  • How to reduce the time and costs to source tech talents? 
  • What strategies to apply for active sourcing? 
  • How to define the skill profiles for the needed talent?

Website: https://www.technology-recruitment.com/

CandE Awards & TalentNet Live Conference

Where? Dallas, Texas, USA
When? 2023 TBA (Usually November)

This is the event for HR and Talent Acquisition leaders and their teams who have worked hard to improve recruiting, hiring, and candidate experience in a highly competitive and difficult market. The conference includes a workshop and sessions from practitioners and solution providers focused on improving recruiting, hiring and the candidate experience.

Website: https://cande-events.org/

ERE Recruiting Conference

Where? San Diego, California, USA
When? May 22nd -24th, 2023

The ERE Recruiting Conference is the only in-person practitioner-led recruiting event that provides actionable insights for talent acquisition professionals, by talent acquisition professionals. Discover practical ideas, best practices, and case study solutions from leaders who share your toughest recruiting challenges — and have experience overcoming them.

Website: https://www.ererecruitingconference.com/

TechServe Executive Summit

Where? Palm Springs, California, USA
When? 2023 TBA (Usually November)

TechServe Executive Summit is the event for technology staffing firm owners, executives and managers. Engage with CIOs, CTOs, and senior IT leaders in candid conversations and better understand their technology and business needs.

Website: https://www.techservealliance.org/staffing-conferences/ 

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