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Delaware SHRM is Accepting Speaker Proposals!

Our conference has grown tremendously over 19 years. Be a part of the top professional development event for HR professionals in the region, including the only overnight 12-credit conference in the area.
19th Annual Delaware SHRM State Conference 
People, Purpose & Passion: Pathway to 2025
When: November 4-5, 2019
Where: Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover Delaware

Before you submit a proposal, please review the full speaker criteria here.

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019


19th Annual Delaware State SHRM Conference

Delaware SHRM Chapter, DelMarVa SHRM Chapter and the Delaware State Council would like you to share your knowledge, insight and professional skills at our 19th Annual Delaware State SHRM Conference in Dover, Delaware! You will reach our audience both in person at the conference and through our social media promotion leading up to the event. There is no better way to reach Delaware’s Human Resource Leaders and Emerging HR professionals. Share your subject matter expertise and help Delaware HR professionals advance their professional skill and careers. Read about last year’s conference here. 

Over the past 19 years, this annual event has grown to become the premier venue for HR professional development in the region. This 12-credit conference attracts over 350 professionals each year, and they look forward to various subject matter tracks from top speakers in the industry. We aim to deliver tools and resources that our audience can apply as soon as they return to their office. 

Attendees participate in the conference for several reasons: 

  • Network with other HR professionals.
  • Learn practical solutions to human capital and business issues.
  • Build skills in core SHRM competencies. 
  • Gain insight into future business and HR trends to develop strategies. 
  • Earn continuing education credits towards their professional HR designation(s).

Presentations at the 2019 Delaware SHRM State Conference must deliver in-depth and insightful subject matter related to SHRM’s core competencies. With over 350 attendees and growing each year, the Delaware State SHRM conference is the ideal platform to deliver interactive and engaging professional learning sessions that will resonate with HR colleagues and the like to make a lasting impression year after year.

This year’s Conference will focus on health and wellness, presenting new ideas and data to support the overall employee health. In addition, there will be a focus on the new generation entering the workforce, Generation Z, and the opportunity their skills can bring to organizations.


Conference attendees are predominantly HR professionals from a variety of levels and organizations mainly throughout the Delaware area. From entry and intermediate-level to seasoned managers and senior professionals, participants have a wide range of HR expertise in key functional areas and generalist responsibilities.

Our audience enjoys exceptional presenters who have a unique and engaging style, a compelling range of experiences and an impactful message, we are looking for leaders who can engage our attendees and deliver subject matter expertise with tools that can be implemented immediately. Our audience expects practical solutions for the people and business issues they face each day. Our working professionals want to build upon skills in core HR competencies and gain insight into future trends, demands and issues to prepare strategies and create effective outcomes and influence within their organizations. 

If you would like to submit a proposal, please review the proposal and selection criteria here.


Before you submit a proposal, please review the full speaker criteria here.



Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019


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Hockessin, DE 19707

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