Recruitment events are essential in order to keep positions filled, and businesses running smoothly.
Whether these events are for recruiters, for job seekers, or recruitment agencies in general, they can help to provide networking opportunities, and help recruiters to build upon their skillset in the industry.
However, all recruitment events are different and therefore targeted towards each group differently, so it can be difficult to find the right one for you and your organisation.
Therefore, we have put together a complete list of all the recruitment events coming up over the next 12 months.
So, let’s get started with what recruitment events are taking place in January.
Kicking things off with January of 2023, here is a list of the events that are taking place at the beginning of the new year.
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Fresh Step in Tech
When: 11th January
Tickets: Pricing information not yet available
The Fresh Step in Tech Virtual Event aims to connect top organisations looking to hire, with technologists working in all areas and years of experience.
With 1:1 networking through text, voice and video, this unique event enables you to explore new opportunities and chat live with recruiters and hiring managers.
Attendees can register then explore information on the participating organisations and employers, before connecting with representatives and getting involved in 1-to-1 conversations about the industry.
When: 18-19th January
Where: New York
Tickets: Prices starting from $1,499
HR Vision offers two days of deep-dive discussions into how digitalization, AI, machine learning and a host of other technologies are profoundly changing people management practices and how to forge a people-centred future of work.
This is a HR network conference that can be tapped into all year round, providing you with end-to-end engagement with the people who really count.
During this conference you can hear from industry professionals, gain more senior-level experience, network with your peers, and tailor your very own HR conference.
New Year, New Career – Personal Branding with Mckinsey Dublin
When: 24th January
Tickets: Ticket information is not yet available
McKinsey & Company invite experienced professionals in Ireland for an informal virtual skill-building session.
You can register for this session online, to learn valuable personal branding and storytelling techniques, to help you nail your next presentation, and succeed in future interviews.
During this interactive session, participants will be coached by McKinsey colleagues and learn valuable skills that can be used in both professional and personal settings. It will also give participants the chance to discover what it’s like to work in the consulting industry.
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Talent Acquisition Week
When: 31st January – 2nd February
Where: Coronado, California
Tickets: Prices starting from $1,595
Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (SRSC) has helped talent acquisition professionals & HR leaders leverage emerging recruiting practices, offering the latest in global recruiting trends, recruitment marketing, and candidate engagement, through practitioner-to-practitioner sessions, panel discussions and case studies.
SRSC is returning once again as the flagship event of Talent Acquisition Week, which will include all 3 talent attraction events: SRSC, Talent Sourcing Strategies Summit and Employer Branding Strategies Conference
There will be a diverse range of speakers from various brands such as Weightwatchers, loreal, and Trinity Health, from professionals in roles such as talent acquisition, recruitment marketing, and University relations.
Below are a list of recruitment events happening in February of 2023.
The NHS Workforce Event 2023: Recruitment, Retention, and Wellbeing
When: 7th February
Where: Online / Virtual
Tickets: Prices starting at £329
At the NHS Workforce Event 2023: Recruitment, Retention and Wellbeing you can hear the latest plans for improving recruitment, retention and wellbeing support within the NHS workforce.
(This event in particular can be viewed as both a Recruitment event and a Healthcare event, so we have included it within both events posts.)
There will be the opportunity to engage with best practice case studies across a range of key issues, including recruitment initiatives to engage young people, retaining experienced staff and developing robust health and wellbeing policies to reduce stress and prevent burnout.
International Conference on Recruitment Process and Negotiations
When: 20-21st February
Where: Tokyo, Japan
Tickets: Prices starting from 250 Euros
The International Conference on Recruitment Process and Negotiations brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of the recruitment process.
Prospective authors and students are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters.
Additionally high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of recruitment, are cordially invited for presentation at the conference.
Equally this conference provides a great platform for the presentation and discussion of the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field of recruitment.
In House Recruitment Expo
When: 7-8 Feb, 2023
Where: London, UK
In House Recruitment Expo 2022VE London is specifically designed for in-house Recruitment Leaders and teams responsible for sourcing and recruiting candidates within Corporate and SME businesses.
In House Recruitment is the best-placed function to deliver recruitment that matches a business’s strategic goals and marketing strategy to budget, while also giving potential employees the very best candidate experience.
IHRE22VE London aims to provide a national platform for In-House teams to network with their peers, understand best practice and learn about new products and services, which will help them find the best candidates and achieve organisational objectives.
Now we are moving onto March, the month with the most recruitment events currently planned for this year.
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Engage Sydney 2023
When: 1st March
Where: Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney Australia
At Engage, you can immerse yourself in key industry trends, technology innovation, and best practices in order to make the best decisions to grow your business.
This event is full of highly personalised experiences and one-to-one interactions with ecosystem partners, agency peers, and Bullhorn experts, Engage Sydney is a must for all industry professionals.
At Engage Sydney, you can expect to learn from industry related sessions, explore technology and best practices, and network with experts, peers and marketplace partners.
More event and specific agenda information will be available on the Engage website very soon.
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Global Career Services Summit
When: 13-16th March
The Summit is a daytime and evening event with a full programme arranged from the evening of Monday 13th March through to and including the evening of Thursday 16th March.
Through structured workshops, presentations and small group interactions you will have an opportunity to network and learn from colleagues and innovators from around the world. Additionally you will have the opportunity to increase your skill set on a number of the most critical issues facing global career leaders that are sure to advance your efforts in your organisation’s work.
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Recruitment Agency Expo
When: 15-16th March
Where: Excel London
For over 10 years, Recruitment Agency Expo has been the annual meeting place for the UK’s recruitment and staffing industry, where senior level executives gather for two days to network, source new suppliers and enjoy an unrivalled conference programme delivered by leading experts in their field.
There is the opportunity to attend free seminars, discover innovative products and services, expand your network, listen to expert speakers, or become an exhibitor yourself and meet new clients face-to-face.
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When: 20-21st March
Where: Porta Fira Hotel, Barcelona or Online
Tickets: 1,650 Euros In-person ticket
This summit is held over 2 days, hosting 3 conferences all in one venue. There are over 70 world class speakers on Recruitment, HR Agility and People Analytics, and a variety of networking opportunities.
The HRcoreLAB summit is one of the most comprehensive, disruptive, and inspiring strategically oriented HR events of its kind.
Annually, executives from across the globe have come to the HRcoreLAB with a common purpose; to discuss the current state of the people function and investigate how it can be improved in order to continue to contribute to business success in the future.
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ProcureCon Contingent Staffing
When: 28-29th March
Where: Austin, Texas
Tickets: Prices starting at $899
ProcureCon Contingent Staffing has brought together experts in talent acquisition, workforce sourcing, and procurement to meet, learn, and build winning people strategies, for over 7 years.
At this event ProcureCon will be laying out a bold vision of the future of contingent staffing with two days of important recruitment and HR content.
You have the chance to team up with leaders who will take you behind the scenes on their 2023 strategy, and get answers to questions in real-time, with unique interactive sessions and multiple networking opportunities.
There will also be access to hands-on workshops, interactive case studies, and industry specific roundtable discussions.
Next up we have a list of recruitment events you need to pencil into your diary for the month of April.
International Conference on Recruiting Skills and Talent Acquisition
When: 3-4th April
Where: Athens, Greece
Tickets: Prices starting at 250 Euros
This International Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Recruiting Skills and Talent Acquisition.
The conference provides a premier platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Recruiting Skills and Talent Acquisition.
For this International Conference you can attend as a listener, author, sponsor or exhibitor, as have the opportunity to submit research papers for discussions among experts.
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The Residential & Home Care Show
When: 26-27 April, 2023
Where: ExCeL London, London, UK
The Residential & Home Care Show is a key date in your calendar.
Expand your knowledge, take away key learnings and leave re-energised ready for the challenges ahead.
This show focuses on how you can improve the quality of care you offer, workforce recruitment and retention challenges, support and advice for your business weathering the pandemic storm, and how social care can better integrate with the NHS – particularly new Local Integrated Care Systems.
SHRM Talent Conference and Expo
When: 16-19th April
Where: Orlando, Florida or Online
Tickets: Prices starting from $1,595
Organisations must adapt and adjust strategies to succeed in attracting and retaining top talent, and at the SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2023, you’ll gain new tools, research and processes to thrive in this uber-competitive market.
Join fellow talent professionals in throwing out outdated practices, and re-shape the future of talent management and build better workplaces for all.
At this expo you can make meaningful connections, take part in actionable learning, boost your business goals, and look into data driven strategies with experts in the field.
Moving on to the last of the spring recruitment events and into summer events starting in May.
Recruiter Q&A, Experienced Professionals – London & Dublin
When: 9th May
Tickets: Ticket information is not yet available
This virtual session will give you an overview of what you can expect from the application to offer, and will end with a Q&A session to answer all of your top questions. This event is tailored to working professionals with over two years of experience.
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In-House recruitment Expo
When: 23-24th May
Tickets: Prices not yet available
In House Recruitment Expo Summit is designed for In House Recruitment Leaders and teams responsible for sourcing and recruiting candidates within Corporate and SME businesses.
At the In-House Recruitment Expo you will meet suppliers to learn about the latest industry technology and innovations, and network with peers and professionals while you browse the latest products and services.
There will be a range of seminars available to attend where you will be able to learn best practices and receive recruitment tips from industry experts.
CIPD Employer Brand and Recruitment Conference
When: 24-25th May
Tickets: Prices not yet available
It’s crucial to build a strong employer brand and define your employer value proposition to reach more diverse candidates. At this conference you can hear case studies of effective employer branding, as well as recruitment best practice across different industries to create brand awareness.
You will get the unique opportunity to understand the importance of employer branding, hear from prominent HR practitioners, discuss positioning of brand ambassadors, and master how to build a marketing strategy.
There are some key takeaways from each day of the conference and most importantly you will discover how to make your organisation a great place to pursue a career.
For this section we have a list of recruitment events occurring in June.
Diversity and Inclusion Conference
When: 15th June
Where: One Moorgate Place, London
Tickets: Ticket prices not yet available
This In House Recruitment event focuses on diversity and inclusion and consists of an interactive conference, keynote speakers, case study presentations, and panel discussions.
Implementing a diversity and inclusion strategy has never been so important, and the benefits to businesses and employees are widely known. However, there is more we can do, therefore this event aims to help businesses foster a purposeful workplace culture and shift the dial to equality.
The sessions available aim to leave you with valuable insights and knowledge into diversity and inclusion strategies and best practices while recruiting for your organisation.
Employment Law in Practice from Recruitment to Termination
When: 12-13 June, 2023
Where: The Rembrandt Hotel, London, UK
Tickets: Tickets starting from £999
Employment Law in Practice has been specifically designed for people managers and HR professionals to give an overview of employment law in a user-friendly format.
It also combines knowledge with a solid, practical approach – so individuals have the most up-to-date information and practical skills to take back to the workplace.
There are lots of benefits of attending this event such as being able to develop your knowledge of the latest employment law and practice, understanding how the law is applied both procedurally and practically, and staying up to date with this fast-changing industry.
Now we have discussed June’s events, we are moving onto the main recruitment event planned in for July.
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When: 6th July
Where: Knebworth Park
Tickets: Starting from £99
RecFest’s unique festival setting makes it the ultimate retreat for in-house recruitment teams to bond and take a breath. With the current hiring landscape this is your time to reflect, swap stories and have a sanity check with your fellow industry peers.
This event offers an attendee experience as you’ve never seen before, including unique networking opportunities, top quality content, immersive activities, and a legendary afterparty, all within a festival like atmosphere.
For August, we have another important recruitment event you won’t want to miss.
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Annual Scope Summit
When: 6-9 Feb, 2023
Where: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, USA
Tickets: Prices starting at $1399
The SCOPE Summit will concentrate on advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial management and operations, including Site Selection and Management, Patient Engagement, Recruitment and Retention, Project Management, Outsourcing, Forecasting, Budgeting and Contracting, Sensors, Wearables, and Digital Biomarkers, Risk-Based Monitoring, Post-Marketing Studies, Observational Research, and Clinical Supply Management.
In its 14th year, the summit will take place over four days of in-depth discussions in 28 different conferences, 3 plenary keynote sessions, the 7th annual Participant Engagement Awards, special cross-department panels, the 2nd annual golf tournament, and the ever-popular interactive breakout discussions.
As we move into Autumn, we have another list of recruitment events happening in the month of October.
Job Boards Connect
When: 12th October
Tickets: Ticket information not yet available
Job Boards Connect is an annual job boards conference brought to you by Assured Connect Ltd. Co-founders Louise Grant and Louise Triance have been connecting businesses and individuals in the online recruitment space for over 20 years.
The mission of the event is to get the Job Board community together and connect them to those businesses that complement their mission.
More information including agenda, registration and ticket prices will become available on the events website soon.
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Recruitment Leaders Conference
When: 19th October
Where: The Lowry Hotel, Salford, Manchester
Tickets: Ticket information not yet available
This annual event is part of IHR’s Recruitment Leaders Event Series, and exclusive for senior, in-house talent professionals, with an agenda including:
Unrivalled speaker content
Strategic roundtable sessions
As an attendee you can gain valuable insight from both our speakers and other like-minded individuals on the hottest topics during our intimate roundtable discussions. This multi-layered approach will enrich your knowledge and provide you with the tools to support and advance your business.
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UNLEASH World Conference & Expo
When: 17-18th Oct, 2023
Where: Paris Convention Centre, Paris, France
Join the most influential HR Conference and Exhibition in the World as it showcases the next wave of new technologies and global innovators who are changing the future of work.
UNLEASH World Conference & Expo has championed HR excellence and disruption since 2011 and has since become the industry leader driving progress in human resources, learning and recruitment.
As well as the main stage, there are a variety of breakout stages and general sessions, allowing all attendees to explore what’s next in the world of HR, learning, recruitment, and technology – bringing diverse topics and individuals together!
The Complete List of Recruitment Events
So, there we have it, our complete list of recruitment events around the world to help you target and hire the right candidates for your business.
These events help businesses to understand exactly how to successfully attract and retain new employees, through keynote speakers, networking sessions, presentations and roundtable sessions.
Attending these events will help you to boost your recruiting strategies by learning from the best in the industry, and gaining knowledge from your peers.
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