The Top 10 Staffing Conferences of 2019

Industry experts have predicted that 2019 will be marked by many of the same challenges as 2018. According to their forecast, it will remain a candidate-driven market and the process of automating traditionally manual recruiting practices will steadily continue. One of the most effective ways to stay abreast of these and other developing challenges as well as the latest technology and trends is to attend conferences. These events provide you with the opportunity to expand your professional network and receive guidance from other recruiters and industry leaders. Here are the 10 most valuable staffing conferences in 2019 for professional recruiters and an easy-to-use infographic:

Top Staffing Conferences of 2019

SIA Executive Forum

February 25 - 28
JW Marriott
Austin, TX

For nearly 30 years, SIA has hosted the award-winning Executive Forum, which provides guidance from keynote speakers on a wide range of topics to help staffing firm owners and senior-level executives effectively grow their business.

ERE SourceCon

March 19 - 21
Hyatt Regency Seattle
Seattle, WA

SourceCon was created by sourcers and recruiters to provide knowledge-sharing and insights about sourcing best practices. This year, you will learn about how to effectively address diversity in your sourcing, automate your sourcing process, establish a brand, get the most out of your CRM and recover from ineffective recruiting solutions.

TempNet Annual Conference

March 20 - 23
Red Rock Resort
Las Vegas, NV

TempNet was founded in order to provide independent staffing firms with a competitive advantage against the larger national recruiting firms. At the first of its bi-annual conferences, you will receive guidance about marketing strategies, in-house staffing tools, common industry challenges and how to manage an effective recruiting firm. (Note: This event is only for TempNet Staffing Association members. If you would like to become a member, click here.)

StaffingTec 2019 Conference

April 9 - 11
Nashville, TN

StaffingTec is a comprehensive conference that covers every aspect of staffing, which includes back office, performance management, recruiting and sourcing, and sales and marketing. At this year’s event, you will learn about the impact that emerging technologies are having on the staffing industry, explore staffing technology solutions that are delivering the highest ROI, and engage with more than 300 peers to gain insights from their experiences. If that’s not enough to convince you, StaffingTec has published a brief guide to help you evaluate how beneficial of an experience the conference can be.

Talent42 Tech Recruiting Conference

June 11 - 12
Bell Harbor Conference Center
Seattle, WA

The central aim of Talent42 is to provide you with new ideas, strategies and tactics that you can apply to your own recruiting process. Last year’s conference featured speakers from Pinterest, eBay, Pilot and Amazon. While this year’s conference will feature discussions on pressing industry topics led by talent acquisition leaders as well as software engineering leaders and practitioners.

SIA CWS Summit

September 9 - 10
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA

SIA’s CWS Summit is the largest peer-to-peer networking event for workforce professionals in the nation. This year’s conference will provide you with tools and guidance on how to effectively manage challenges that are currently affecting the workforce.

NAPS 2019 Conference

September 22 - 24
Hyatt Regency Hill
San Antonio, TX

The National Association of Personnel Services’ annual conference is an opportunity for recruiters to come together and learn from one another. This year’s event will be in-depth and recruiter-focused, as it features a variety of educational sessions and informative discussions led by industry experts.


September 24 - 26
Westin Peachtree Plaza
Atlanta, GA

Created by sourcers and recruiters, SourceCon conferences provide strategies and insights about sourcing best practices. At this year’s event, you will learn how to build your own CRM, create effective personas, learn essential digital marketing skills and creative sourcing strategies, and improve candidate engagement.

ASA Staffing World 2019

October 15 - 17
Las Vegas, NV

Annually hosted by the American Staffing Association, Staffing World is the foremost conference for the staffing, recruiting and workforce solutions industry. The event offers invaluable learning opportunities, which include earning continuing education credit hours toward maintaining your ASA certification.

TechServe Alliance Annual Conference

Huntington Beach, CA

TechServe Alliance, the premier IT and engineering staffing association, is dedicated to advancing the quality and ethics of the industry. That is why at its annual event, TechServe Alliance provides effective strategies for how to overcome common challenges faced by IT and engineering staffing and solution firms. In addition, there are in-depth discussions on trends, technologies and challenges that are shaping the industry.

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