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Do you work in Human Resources? This is your chance to learn a lot about the industry and get some networking done. After all, this business is always changing. So Human Resources professionals have to keep learning and getting updated.

This means you’re probably always looking for new courses and events that will give you the opportunity to improve even more at your job.

This is exactly why you must attend Mile High SHRM’s “2024 Annual HR Conference: People First: Shaping the Future of Work”. This is a huge conference, very important for the industry and with everything you need to know to stay up to date. So don’t miss out on it!

About Mile High SHRM

Mile High Society for Human Resource Management (Mile High SHRM) helps HR professionals with what they need and improves the industry. Their mission on which they are based is: “Engage. Educate. Empower.”

They host events throughout the year. They also have a SHRM cert prep course to help you prepare the best to pass the exam to get your SHRM certification. All of these to achieve their mission as an organization.

If you want to be a part of them, you can become a member. They have a dual membership. This means you’ll get both Mile High SHRM and National SHRM memberships when you purchase one or the other. They’re a package.

This also means you’ll get the benefits of both memberships. Some of these are personalized content, free webcasts, networking opportunities and discounts.

If you prefer, you can be a sponsor. They have the 2024 Annual HR Conference sponsorship. The 2024 Sponsorship Packages; this one is conformed of five sponsorship packages and it’s for those looking for discounts.

And the 2024 A la Carte Selection. This is for those that want to choose the exact sponsorship they want to be a part of. You can check more on their Sponsorship Prospectus PDF.

Pre-Conference Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, February 1st, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Polsinelli Law Firm

How cool! The day before the main event, there’s going to be an exclusive pre-conference happy hour!

Of course, there’s going to be food and drinks. But what’s even cooler is that Melinda Doolittle, singer and contestant of American Idol, will perform for all the attendees.

This is a perfect opportunity to watch an amazing singer live and enjoy her show. While getting to know other professionals and network with them, eating delicious snacks and having tons of fun.

Event Details

Date: Friday, February 2nd, 2024
Time: 7:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Colorado Convention Center at 700 14th St, Denver, Colorado 80202, United States

Mile High SHRM promises that the “2024 Annual HR Conference: People First: Shaping the Future of Work” will help you improve and strengthen your skills. As well as “[…] stay at the forefront of HR trends…” They also encourage you to do some networking during the event.

There are going to be more professionals just like you, so it won’t be difficult.

Do you want to know the best part? There’s going to be exclusive virtual content available for you after the event.

Oh, and you’ll be able to get 15 continuing education credits. It doesn’t get better than this! A huge event with important topics to learn and discuss about and amazing benefits for all attendees.

Register now and until the day of the event. It costs $405 for members and $575 for non-members.

You can also be an exhibitor at the conference, which would bring many benefits for you. Just choose between the Exhibitor Package of $2,100 or the Premium Exhibitor Package of $2,500.


The agenda is already planned!

From 7:15 AM to 8:15 AM, there will be the session “Why Ted Lasso’s Feminine/Masculine Leadership Matters”. Then it’s time for breakfast from 8:15 AM to 9:00 AM.

After that well deserved morning meal, comes the Morning Keynote called “Master Your Course: The Ninja Warrior Experience” from 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM. Then, there will be a 15-minute break.

Then, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, there will be various talks with different topics that belong to different categories to choose from. The topics are “The Culture Quotient”. “The Connection Between Hidden Differences and Team Culture”. “Copyright Ethics in the Age of AI”, and “Maximizing the Hidden Talent in Your Company”.

The categories these talks fall into are “Power Skills for HR Leaders”, “HR Essentials: Mastering the Fundamentals”, “Legal and Ethical Practices for Future Workplace” and “HR Solutions for the Future”.

All are very important. You can choose which one to attend based on what you think your company needs more of. Or based on what you need to learn more about or are more interested in.

Now, it’s time for lunch! Good news: It’ll last from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. One whole hour of a delicious meal!

After it, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, there will be more talks to choose from. These also fall into the same categories mentioned above but have different topics/titles.

There’s the “Play Your Way to Resilience: A Novel Approach to Self-Awareness for the HR Professional”. The “The 6 Keys to Inclusive Leadership”. The “Colorado’s New POWR Act”. Or the “The Hiring Tree: Laws of Applicant Attraction”.

Then, there’s 15 minutes of a break and stretch.

It’s time for more talks to choose from! These also go into the same categories as before, but are about different topics. Attend the “We Want BAM!” session. Or The “Multiplying Outcomes is the Future of HR”.

Maybe you’d prefer the “Top 10 Legal Cases of 2023”. Or choose to go to the “Proving Behavior Change in Leadership Development” session.

After it, from 2:45 PM to 3:30 PM there will be another well-deserved break.

Finally, from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM, it’s the Closing Keynote titled “Creating an Environment Where People Want to Work”. You can’t miss this. Look at the title; it seems super important.

Keynote Speakers

Ty Bennett

Ty Bennett is an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker and a best-selling author. He studied entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University. Since then, he has gained a lot of experience and built an impressive career.

He’s been a keynote speaker for different companies including American Express, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Revelry Agency, and Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

He’s also the “[…] Owner & CEO of the largest Ninja Warrior Gym in the world”. During their twenties, “Ty and his brother built a direct sales business to over $20 million in annual revenues…”

He has also founded Leadership Inc, “[…] a speaking and training company with a mission to empower individuals and organizations”.

As if that weren’t enough, he’s writing three best-selling books. One is “Partnership is the New Leadership”. Another one is titled “The Power of Influence: Increase Your Income and Personal Impact”. And finally, “The Power of Storytelling: The Art of Influential Communication”.

He’s also the host of the Relevant Leadership Podcast.

Shari Harley

Shari Harley has a great education. She got her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis. Then got her Master of Arts in Applied Communication at University of Denver. And became a Certified Speaking Professional by the National Speakers Association.

She has a great career, where she’s built a lot of skills. Some of her jobs include being a Training Specialist at American Century Investments. As well as an Associate Vice President of Training and Organizational Development at OppenheimerFunds.

She also worked as an Instructor of Leadership Development at The University of Denver.

She’s also the President and Founder of Candid Culture, “[…] an international training and consulting firm bringing candor back to the work place…”

She’s spoken and trained in many different places around the world, including Thailand, Dubai and Australia!

Oh, and let’s not forget, she’s also an author! Her book is “How to Say Anything to Anyone”.

Other Speakers

Besides the keynote speakers, there are also other experts that will share their knowledge in each of the sessions. Here they are:

  • Jeff Harry – Keynote Speaker
  • Jeremy Edmonds – Vice President of People and Culture for Snooze, an A.M. Eatery.
  • Jenn Grindeland – Coach and CEO at The Working Well
  • Tina Harkness – General Counsel at Employers Council
  • Donna Shannon – Career Coach, President and CEO at The Personal Touch Career Services
  • Yvette Costa & – Team Dynamics Consultant and Executive Coach and Founder of Full Circle Coaching + Consulting
  • Acey Holmes – Founder of BoredLess
  • Ayo Owodunni – VP Inclusive Leadership at Eagle’s Flight, City Councillor of City of Kitchener and Management Consultant
  • David Law – Associate Attorney at Holland & Hart
  • Steve Smith – Chief Hiring Expert and Speaker at ApplicantPro
  • Diana Rogers Jaeger – Founder of Love To Appreciate Consulting
  • Jervis DiCicco – CEO and Co-Founder of ProsperBridge
  • Maggie Drucker – COO and Co-founder of ProsperBridge
  • Mike Bell – Managing Shareholder of the Ogletree Deakins’ Denver office and Employment Law Advisor
  • Sal Silvester – Founder and President of 5.12 Solutions Consulting Group

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