Maine HR Convention

Mark Your Calendars

May 9-12, 2017 at the Samoset Resort

Join the Hold a Seat List?  Would you like advance notice of the opening of registration and first chance to register, select courses, and obtain an overnight room at the Samoset? Email and mark the subject line "Hold a HR Convention Seat for Me!"

2017 Budget Information. Convention passes include access to workshops, plenary sessions, keynotes, receptions, entertainment, and meals. Meals included with registration: lunch Tuesday through Friday; breakfast Wednesday through Friday; receptions Tuesday through Thursday. There is a discounted registration rate for SHRM members and Maine SHRM chapter members. This discounted rate is in parentheses. 

Attend all four days for $825 ($775)
Attend any three days for $725 ($675)
Attend any two days for $595 ($565)
Attend any single day for $325 ($295)

Pricing for overnight rooms for the 2017 convention at the Samoset will begin at $159/night plus tax. See the Accommodations Page for more information regarding room reservations.

The information that follows is the 2016 Convention website. Check back in December for all the exciting details about what we have in store for you in 2017.

We create the experience, so that you can make a difference.

In the lives of your employees and for your employers, neighboring communities, and yourself.

SHRM Seal2016 HR Convention is approved for 24.25 PDC's towards SHRM CP and SHRM SCPHRCI Seal recertification. HRCI pre-approved the convention for 24.25 GENERAL credits for PHR and SPHR, including up to 15.75 BUSINESS credits towards SPHR recertification.

The use of the HRCI seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

New Adventures in Learning for 2016...

Join us for a TALENT QUEST: sessions to discover the best. Dive into programs on HEALTH & WELLNESS: because that's the foundation for sucess. And experience our GREAT LEADER SERIES: amazing talents from around the state.

New Adventures in the Conference Experience...


Join the Anthem Wellness Challenge organized by Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield. Link your own wearable to the program. Don't have a wearable, no problem, tap into the program through your mobile device or laptop. Win great prizes and feel well during the convention.

ALSO, take advantage of complimentray cab rides to local restaurants, shops, and offsite lodging thanks to Standard Insurance.

Plus Everything You Always Expect from the Maine HR Convention...

1) Keynote talent from across the U.S. 2) Programming to uncover HR skills, build great workplaces, and to become legal compliance leaders. 3) That special brand of camaraderie that turns this convention into an experience, not just another event.

 2016 Premier Business Partners

MEMIC                 Aflac

        LEAD SPONSOR                                                 MOBILE APP SPONSOR

     Springborn Staffing       MECHO

        Great Falls Insurance       Drake Inglesi Milardo       Nutrisavings      Anthem


                    Bernstein Shur      The Standard    Employee Benefits Solutions    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care


See the complete list of convention sponsors and exhibitors.

HR Goes Wild!

Quotes from 2015 Attendees

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Continuing Education


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