GSHRM HR & Management Conference

  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, August 26, 2021
  • 4:45 PM
  • 2 West Washington Street, Suite 200, Greenville, SC 29601


  • Rate for Members of Greenville SHRM and other SHRM chapter members. Indicate your SHRM chapter of record on your registration form.
  • 4 or more attending in-person or virtually from same company. Contact for CODE.
  • Must be a full-time college student to receive this rate. Must register with valid .edu domain extension.

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Earn 8 SHRM Credits! Earn 8 HRCI Credits Incl Up to 4 Business Credits! Morning Keynote Sponsor Technology Sponsor

Sponsors Agenda Speakers & Topics

In-person or Virtual. This year's conference takes place in-person at the beautiful Greenville One Center in downtown Greenville. A virtual attendance option is also available.

Keynotes. Start off Day 1 with Charles Fields as he discusses Change and the Psychological Contract at Work. Day 2 kicks off with Joe Erwinfounder and former president of Erwin Penland, Erwin is now running Erwin Creates, which is the owner of co-working space Endeavor. Day 2 closes with a law-focused keynote featuring attorneys from prominent law firms. Keynotes will take place in the auditorium for all attendees and will be broadcast live for virtual attendees.

Specialty "Pod" Tracks. Each attendee will choose one of four specialty "pod" learning tracks when not attending keynote sessions. Choose your pod when registering. The pods tracks are:

  1. Employee Engagement
  2. Total Rewards
  3. Talent Acquisition
  4. HR Department of 1

All pods include aspects of leadership, HR law, and DEI. Students and emerging professionals may wish to participate in the "HR Department of 1" pod track due to its generalist nature.

Virtual attendees will attend the employee engagement pod, which will be streamed live.

Interactive App Platform. The highly interactive Whova app allows for one-on-one networking and group chats, learning centers, contests, raffles and more! All conference attendees will gain the most from the conference by using Whova to connect.

COVID Protocol: Practice social distancing where appropriate. The One Center conducts COVID pre-cleaning for all hard surfaces and restrooms prior to the event. Limited capacity in elevators. Masks are strongly encouraged. 

HR Re-certification Credit. We offer 8 SHRM & HRCI credits, with 6 sessions approved for Business Credit.  (Attendees can earn up to 4 Business Credits)

Virtual Attendees - HR Re-certification Credit. Virtual attendees can earn 8 SHRM & HRCI credits, INCLUDING 4 Business Credits! 

Aug 25 Half-day Agenda. We kick off Wednesday at 1 pm with a special keynote speaker followed by two pre-selected "pod" sessions. You'll bond with others in your pod, developing a valuable network among peers with common professional interests..

During breaks, grab a snack and meet sponsors at café tables in the main vestibule. Or, chat up our sponsors using the app!

At 5 pm, we'll all head to a fabulous social networking event at Ink & Ivy. Virtual attendees nearby are invited to join in-person for the social event!

Aug 26 Full Day Agenda. Thursday begins with breakfast and our first keynote speaker of the day. Next you'll head to your pre-selected pod for another impactful session, followed by an elegantly prepared boxed lunch. There will be time to visit sponsor café tables during lunch and breaks to catch up on the latest products and services supporting HR. Use the Whova App throughout the day to chat with sponsors and other attendees.

Two more pod sessions take place before the final keynote legal presentation takes place. We'll round out the day with closing announcements and prizes!

Hotel and Downtown Area. A block of rooms at ALOFT, just steps from the Greenville One Center, has been reserved for conference attendees. Visit ALOFT for the group rate of $119 plus taxes. Learn more about all downtown Greenville has to offer visitors at Yeah That Greenville.

Due to COVID-19 please refrain from attending if

  • You have a compromised medical condition or are showing symptoms of the virus.
  • You have traveled within 14 days to any country on the CDC travel restriction list.

Please follow proper hygiene protocols of hand washing and help honor one another by refraining from handshaking. According to Greenville One Center policy, masks are optional for fully vaccinated individuals and required for those not fully vaccinated. 

Cancellation Policy. Cancellations are provided for in full until July 1. Cancellations after July 1 will be refunded at 50% of the ticket price paid. Cancellations after August 1 are subject to the full ticket price. Contact to cancel.

Accommodations & Dietary Restrictions. The Greenville One Center is a fully accessible venue. Please indicate any accommodations requests or dietary restrictions on your reservation form or contact


P.O. Box 5202

Greenville, SC 29606


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