The past couple of years have thrown more challenges at recruitment marketers than any other time in recent history. 2020 presented the challenge of adjusting to the new way of work, 2021 getting people back to work and now, entering 2022, understanding and tending to the new priorities of candidates.
Fortunately, our community is overflowing with support, and, like we are every year, we’re here today to help you find it. Keep reading below for a complete list of the top recruiting and Recruitment Marketing conferences to consider attending (virtually or in-person) in 2022!
Rally Note: We’ll be updating this list as more conferences are announced and event details are confirmed, so bookmark this page and check back so that you can stay up to date on the latest happenings. If you’re organizing an event and would like it listed here, contact us!
Updated December 20, 2021
1. Talent Acquisition Week
Talent Acquisition Week brings sourcing, recruiting and employer branding strategies together to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience where you can join virtual networking rooms, ask questions and chat during live presentations and engage in one-on-one networking with colleagues. This year, you’ll hear fresh ideas and strategies for talent sourcing, social recruiting, DEI, talent data analytics and employer branding from fellow TA practitioners.
Date: January 24-27, 2022
2. Spring HR Technology Conference and Exposition
HR Tech’s primary focus is on driving HR success through technology, featuring thousands of products for participants to explore from hundreds of vendors in a state-of-the-art virtual setting. The event’s full lineup of speakers will be announced in February.
Date: March 1-4, 2022
3. Talent Brand Alliance: Talent Brand Summit
At the Talent Brand Summit, you’ll spend 3 days learning from and networking with experienced facilitators who have grown award-winning talent brand strategies at companies like Squarespace, Stripe, Appian, T-Mobile, Baxter Pharmaceuticals and others.
Date: March 8-10, 2022
Location: Austin, TX
Price: Sign up to find out more.
4. ERE: SourceCon
SourceCon is a multi-day conference and gathering of the brightest minds in recruitment and sourcing. It’s intended to help you walk away with new skills, a new network, mentors, tools and a new motivation for sourcing. Full agenda details have yet to be announced, to be sure to check back in at a later date for those!
Date: March 9-10, 2022
5. HR Transform
HR Transform brings together a curated and diverse group of innovators and executive-level leaders creating the new world of work. Speakers for HRT 2022 include: Mala Singh, EVP, Chief People Officer, Electronic Arts (EA); Torin Ellis, Principal, Torin Ellis Brand; Ricky Turner, Director of Employee Relations, Facebook and many others.
Date: March 14-16, 2022
Location: Las Vegas, NV
6. HCI: Designing Recruitment Marketing & Employer Branding Initiatives Conference
At HCI’s conference, you’ll learn how to use data to drive decisions, effectively communicate goals and plans with other areas of the business and identify talent audiences and personalize communication. You’ll also earn 4.5 HRCI General credits, 4.5 SHRM PDC’s, 4.5 HCI credits and 3 ATD recertification credits.
Date: March 23, 2022
7. ERE Digital
At ERE Digital, you’ll learn real, tangible solutions to help improve recruiting at your organization from speakers with proven strategies in the real world. The details of this year’s event have yet to be released, so make sure to check back here to make sure you don’t miss out!
Date: April 6-7, 2022
Price: Starts at $199 for the first attendee, $99 for additional attendees
8. SHRM: Talent Conference & Expo
SHRM’s annual Talent Conference & Exposition helps organizations stay on top of the latest industry trends and best practices to advance their talent acquisition functions. This year’s conference will explore the latest trends in recruiting and the best practices to retain engaged employees at every level of your organization.
Date: April 10-13, 2022
Location: Denver, CO (in-person) and Virtual
Price: Starts at $1,395 for members and $1,725 for non-members
9. Rally Recruitment Marketing: RallyFwd Virtual Conference
Speaking of support, we would be remiss if we didn’t remind you of the highest-rated, free virtual conference largest community gathering in the industry!
We host the RallyFwd Virtual Conference twice a year in May and December. If you’re looking to network with thousands of industry professionals, and want to learn the latest Recruitment Marketing and employer branding strategies, then you’re definitely going to want to attend! You’ll walk away motivated and equipped to upgrade your talent acquisition strategy to attract and retain today’s and tomorrow’s top talent. Attendees are also eligible for 3 SHRM and HRCI credits.
If you missed our December conference, you can also access the on-demand recordings here.
Date: May 11, 2022
RecruitCon helps practitioners and leaders uncover new and emerging recruiting practices, while also offering access to new-tech, cutting-edge analytics and delivering data as a foundation for decision making. RecruitCon is designed to introduce new strategic interventions in optimizing timelines and candidate experiences. You’ll also be eligible to earn up to 18.75 HR credits.
Date: May 18-20, 2022
Location: Denver, CO (in-person)
11. SHRM: Annual Conference and Expo
SHRM’s Annual Conference is a mega-event filled with renowned speakers and a variety of session formats — from TED-style talks to smart stages to deep-dive workshops, there are lots of opportunities to customize your sessions based on your learning style and interests! This conference is open to all HR professionals with 11 different learning tracks including culture, HR department of 1 and recruitment and talent acquisition.
Date: June 12-15, 2022
Location: New Orleans, LA (in-person) and Virtual
Price: $1,395 for members and $1,725 for non-members
12. TalentNet Live
TalentNet is an annual conference that focuses on HR, recruitment and employer brand best practices. Sessions cover trending topics such as recruiting automation, candidate experience, economic trends and talent attraction. TalentNet is unique in that each year they choose members of the audience from past events to be presenters at the next year’s event. More details to follow!
13. Talent Board: CandEs Virtual Conference
The CandEs Virtual Conference is an annual conference hosted by Talent Board, the first nonprofit research organization focused on improving recruiting, hiring and the candidate experience. Last year’s theme was “A New Hope for Hiring” and focused on topics like employer branding, Recruitment Marketing and targeted sourcing. This conference is also approved for at least 3 SHRM and HRCI credits. Stay tuned for more details in the future!
Price: Free (Donations are welcomed. Recommended donation is $50).
14. Indeed Interactive
Indeed Interactive is typically a multi-day event with great experiences built in to keep attendees entertained as they learn. Last year’s event detailed the latest technology, tools and trends shaping the future of work, how to meet changing workforce expectations amidst the pandemic and the importance of an empathetic workplace. The details of this year’s event are still in the works, so check back soon for more info.
15. LinkedIn Talent Connect
LinkedIn’s Talent Connect is a multi-day event that consists of keynotes and breakout sessions, with topics including: AI and automation, enhancing company culture and building employer brand and employee advocacy programs. Past events have featured impressive speakers including Cynthia Marshall (Dallas Mavericks), Gary Vaynerchuk (VaynerMedia) and Michelle Obama! The details of this year’s event are still TBA, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for more info.
16. Jobvite: Recruiter Nation Live
Recruiter National Live (RNL) is an annual conference that focuses on candidate engagement and attraction. Last year’s conference focused on how to turn up your applicant volume and hire top talent more quickly. It also featured a slate of industry experts and practitioners, including Ginny Clarke, former director of executive recruiting at Google. Stay tuned for details surrounding their 2022 conference!
17. Digital Talent Acquisition Summit
The 5th annual Digital Talent Acquisition Summit is dedicated to disruptive technologies and innovative tools for talent sourcing and recruitment. You’ll learn about using robotic process automation to streamline the search for talent and save time, how AI can help innovate and provide TA solutions and balancing technology and personalized human experience when dealing with candidats. Stay tuned for more details as they’re announced!
We hope you’ll join us at the conferences above, and others like them to learn how to make 2022 your best hiring year yet!
Rally Note: We’ll be updating this list as more conferences are announced and event details are confirmed, so bookmark this page and check back so that you can stay up to date on the latest happenings! If you’re organizing an event and would like it listed here, Contact Us.