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The way we work is changing. Come together with visionaries, innovators, and industry experts to explore new ideas and help define the future of a more human workplace.
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Subject Line: WorkHuman Conference Proposal

WorkHuman, March 18-21 in 2019, is an event unlike any other. There are more than 70 breakout sessions across 8 content tracks, covering topics includes challenging and compelling topics like diversity and equality, modern performance management, creating cultures of community, and the value of bringing humanity to the workplace. To see more information on reasons to attend, you can go here https://workhumanlive.wpengine.com/why-attend

I will also receive nearly one-third of my Professional Development Credits (PDCs). So far, WorkHuman attendees can receive 17 SHRM, 17 HRCI and 17 HRPA credits, as well as 17 APTD and CPLP recertification points, plus 2.5 WorldatWork credits. Full credit information can be found here: https://workhumanlive.wpengine.com/content-tracks-credits/.

Here is a breakdown of the conference costs:

  • Airfare: $
  • Transportation (between airport and hotel):
  • Hotel: $
  • Meals: Included in registration costs (Breakfast, lunch and Wednesday dinner!)
  • Registration fee: $ XXX [check for current price]
  • Total: $ X,XXX

I’d like to register to get the best registration and hotel rates possible. I’ll submit a post-conference report that will include an executive summary, major takeaways, tips, etc. I can also share relevant information with key personnel throughout the company.

Thank you for considering this request. I look forward to your reply.



What is Workhuman?

Workhuman is a movement with an active community, regional conference series, and our marquee annual event where visionaries, innovators, and industry experts come together with HR and business leaders to explore the most compelling issues facing our companies and our work cultures. Here you’ll be educated, challenged, and energized to create a more human workplace that motivates and inspires your team to do the best work of their lives.

Workhuman Central

Workhuman Central is a great place to unwind, recharge, and find some great swag to take home. Grab lunch or a coffee on us, browse the Workhuman bookstore, share ideas with speakers and colleagues.

Book Signings

Check out the agenda for scheduled book signings with select speakers taking place on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20.

Breakout Sessions

With more than 70 breakout sessions across eight content tracks, dive into the most compelling workplace issues of the day.  And you’ll receive credits from SHRM, HRCI, HRPA, and WorldatWork.


Forge deep connections with other leaders from great, forward-leaning companies who share your passion for making work more human!

Workhuman Gives

We want to leave every city we visit better than when we came. Join us Monday for an afternoon of giving, creating, and making new connections as we kick off Workhuman.

Meditation & Yoga

Kick-start the day in a mindfulness meditation workshop. Get energized and inspired with our morning Yoga session. Everyone is welcome!

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Topreasons to attend

The Content

With eight conference tracks, more than 70 breakout sessions and 100+ speakers, dig in to the latest learning on creating a culture of community, the transformation of performance management, successful strategies to tackle diversity and equality in the workplace, and much more!
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The Inspiration

Did you know? Brené Brown’s brand new book, Dare to Lead, is the culmination of a seven-year study on the future of leadership? That Gary Hamel is the most reprinted author in the history of the Harvard Business Review? Or that Kat Cole was featured on CBS’s “Undercover Boss”?

These are just a few of the humans you’ll hear from at Workhuman. These speakers are lively, energized, and designed to open your mind to new, purposeful ways of creating a connected and high-performing workplace.
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The Credits

With more than 70 breakout sessions across eight content tracks, by attending Workhuman you are eligible to receive 17 SHRM, 17 HRCI, 17 HRPA, 17 ATD, and 2.5 credits from WorldatWork.
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The Community

Workhuman is all about connecting to big ideas and other forward-leaning leaders from many of the most admired companies around the globe. You’ll have many opportunities to meet new people and network with one another during Monday’s welcome activities, morning yoga, after breakout sessions and during social breaks in Workhuman Central. 
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The Connection with your team

As a leader, give your team a rare gift – the gift of experience – by bringing them to Workhuman. It’s a place to bond, shake up the status quo, and infuse your team with new ideas and energy. Recharge and reconnect at Workhuman 2019!
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Speaker Spotlight

Check out just a sample of the 70+ amazing breakout sessions you’ll find at Workhuman 2019.

David Lapin

ceo, lapin consulting international

With experience working directly with the late Nelson Mandela building an inclusive democratic society, David will share his business framework for integrating diversity and inclusion to deliver change and ROI.

Rhonda Spencer

chief people officer, barry-wehmiller

Hear firsthand how a 100-year-old business with 100 locations that’s acquired 100 companies developed a world-renowned, people-first culture featured in Simon Sinek’s best-selling book “Leaders Eat Last.”

Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D.

professor of psychology, university of california, davis

Robert Emmons is the world’s leading scientific expert on the psychology of positivity. He’ll distill two decades of scientific research into the most important lessons you can bring back to your workplace.

Aida Sabo

vp, diversity & inclusion, parexel

The child of Mexican immigrants, Aida moved to the United States when she was three-years-old and will share her experience promoting innovative approaches to diversity and inclusion.

Steven Rogelberg, Ph.D.

chancellor’s professor and humboldt award recipient, unc charlotte

Be the hero of your organization and discover how to lead more productive in-person and virtual meetings. Steven will review the meeting science that created an evidence-based path to reduce wasted time.

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The Nashville Experience

Combining a rich musical history with a young, vibrant present, Nashville is the perfect setting for Workhuman and an amazing city for you to enjoy. The food is wonderful, the history is everywhere, and the music is the best in the world. Nashville itself is just another great reason to attend Workhuman in 2019!

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