Recruiting Events

A good recruiter knows the importance of networking and getting to know people. After all, a quality network can expand your business, provide you with new growth opportunities, and retain existing clients (who are key to your success). That’s why recruiting events and conferences play such a crucial role in this industry.

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The importance of recruiting events for recruiters

It’s important for recruiters to attend recruiting events because they can help you:

  • Learn about new recruiting tools or processes that could improve your workflow
  • Stay up-to-date on recruitment trends and best practices
  • Find new clients or candidates
  • Build relationships with other professionals in the field
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There are many types of recruiting events, including job fairs, career expos, networking events, and even recruiting conferences. 

And with so many different events out there, deciding which ones are worth your time can be hard.

That’s where we come in! We’ve rounded up our top 22 upcoming recruiting events that you must attend this year. And we’ll explain why each one is worth your while.

Note: Regardless of the type of recruiting event you attend, it’s essential to ensure that it aligns with your organization’s values and goals. You want to make sure that any event you attend will provide you with valuable insights into how your company can improve its recruiting processes.

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Must-attend recruitment events of 2024 for recruiters

Recruitment Agency Expo

Date: March 19 and 20, 2024

Fees: Free

Location: London

Don’t miss this prime opportunity to connect with key players in the UK recruitment sector. Engage with thought leaders, top-tier company recruiters, and more at the expo. Benefit from workshops focusing on current trends and best practices to enhance your business.

PS: Recruiterflow will be present at stall D-71—be sure to visit us!

The Recruitment Tech

Date: March 18, 2024

Fees: Not mentioned

Place: Netherlands

The Recruitment Tech Event 2024 is perfect for exploring, interacting, and building connections with potential partners. Centered on emerging trends in recruitment, this summit provides valuable insights from the Recruitment Tech Survey 2024, aiding organizations in grasping complexities and forming holistic strategies for the future. As a technology-focused event, Recruitment Tech Event 2024 also delivers guidance on recruitment, cybersecurity, and essential tools for a smooth recruitment process.

SIA Executive Forum

Date: March 25-28, 2024

Fees: Non-Member $3,245

Place: Las Vegas, Nevada

Calling staffing and workforce solutions executives! Join SIA’s Executive Forum North America 2024 for thought-provoking keynotes, engaging panels, deep sessions, and top-tier networking. Presented by Staffing Industry Analysts, it’s the premier event to connect and gain insights from industry trailblazers. Don’t miss out!

Recruiting events in April 2024


Date: April 03-05, 2024

Fees: $1,699 for non-members

Place: New Orleans, LA

DEAMcon curates a lineup of speakers, including inspirational keynotes, government agency representatives, and seasoned HR practitioners, ensuring engaging and thought-provoking sessions. The program is designed to provide actionable takeaways and ‘ah-ha’ moments, fostering growth and connection. 

DEAMcon24 delivers fresh, thought-provoking content through keynotes, breakouts, and networking opportunities, establishing itself as a must-attend event for OFCCP compliance and recruitment professionals. With ample chances to meet new people and connect with peers, it stands as the premier event of the year.


Date: April 09-10, 2024

Fees: Prices start from $1,399

Place: Orlando, FL

SourceCon stands as the pioneer conference for sourcing professionals, fostering a community with a hands-on learning ethos and a passion for sourcing. We unite to share the latest strategies, innovative tools, and successes in the sourcing realm, collectively elevating our expertise. 

Beyond a mere conference, SourceCon offers a vital experience where talent acquisition and sourcing professionals can learn cutting-edge techniques, build lasting connections, and engage in our renowned Hackathon, ensuring everyone stays at the top of their game.

SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 

Date: April 14-17, 2024

Fees: $1,895 early bird pricing for non-SHRM members

Place: Las Vegas & Virtual

Participate in the SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024 to connect with leading industry experts and thought leaders who will share innovative methods and strategies to revolutionize your talent management approach.

In this conference, you’ll have ample chances to engage and gain insights from top professionals in recruiting and talent management. Update your best practices and uncover strategies for tapping into undiscovered talent pools while retaining your high-performing employees.

Workhuman live

Date: April 15-18, 2024

Fees: $1,495

Place: Austin, Texas

Workhuman Live distinguishes itself with its immersive approach and featured speaker, Dr. Brené Brown! The program stands out for its focused agenda, addressing core priorities and challenges for talent acquisition and HR teams. With fewer tracks but more targeted sessions and workshops, this conference ensures valuable takeaways for TA experts. Workhuman Live places a strong emphasis on human connection, providing extensive networking opportunities and credits for attendees.

Recruiting events in May 2024

HCI Elevating the Employee Experience 

Date: May 01-03, 2024

Fees: $1,795

Place: Denver, Colorado

The 2024 HCI Elevating the Employee Experience Conference is a forward-thinking event that delves into the impact of new tools, strategies, and technologies, including AI, on the employee experience. It explores the interconnected dynamics of wellness, DEI, learning, and talent acquisition.

For HR leaders, defining the contemporary workforce is of utmost importance, and this conference provides the necessary blueprints and insights to elevate your organization’s employee experience to unprecedented levels.


Date: May 14-15, 2024

Fees: $699 (Early bird price)

Place: Boston

Explore enhanced strategies for engaging talent, leadership, and the future of recruitment at Engage, the leading global recruiting conference series. This gathering unites recruitment leaders and practitioners for unparalleled industry insights and practical Bullhorn product training. 

Engage provides an ideal setting to establish new connections and glean wisdom from industry luminaries. Despite its comprehensive scope, the event maintains an intimate atmosphere, allowing you to reconnect with familiar faces from the recruitment community.

ERE Recruiting Conference

Date: May 14-16, 2024

Fees: In-person pre-registration starts from $1,399

Place: Austin, Texas

The ERE Recruiting Conference stands as the foremost practitioner-driven recruiting event, offering actionable insights crafted by and for talent acquisition professionals. Whether attending in person or virtually, join peers to explore practical ideas, best practices, and case study solutions shared by leaders who understand and have successfully navigated the same recruiting challenges you face.


Date: May 20-22, 2024

Fees: Check official website 

Place: California 

An annual gathering unites professionals across the state to delve into current HR issues and trends while offering excellent networking prospects. CAHR assembles an impressive roster of speakers, providing a chance to learn from industry experts. Attendees also get the opportunity to connect with accomplished individuals in the field and receive answers to their queries from leading experts, aiding their professional advancement.

Recruiting events in June 2024

Talent42 Tech Recruiting Conference 

Date: June 03-04, 2024

Fees: In-person pre-registration starts from $1,399

Place: Seattle, WA & Virtual 

Talent42 stands out due to its dedicated emphasis on tech recruitment. Participants can anticipate learning from top technical recruiters globally, gaining perspectives from developers, engineers, and tech candidates, and engaging in interactive workshops and breakouts.

Talent42 excels in providing practical knowledge within an intimate setting, whether attending in person or virtually. This conference provides a distinctive opportunity to connect with industry leaders and access a rich trove of on-demand knowledge.

TAtech North America & The World Job Board Forum

Date: June 04-06, 2024

Fees: Starts from $700

Place: Washington DC, USA

TAtech North America & The World Job Board Forum stands out as the sole conference in the North American market exclusively dedicated to job boards, talent marketplaces, aggregators, and the complete array of talent technology solutions. 

In its 17th year, this unique event focuses solely on market challenges and business opportunities for talent technology solution providers. The agenda features sessions on the latest research, innovative business practices, and a Product Palooza showcasing new solutions. Presenters and panelists are business leaders with practical experience, ensuring relevant, realistic, and useful conversations.

SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 

Date: June 23 – 26, 2024

Fees: Early bird non-member $2,495

Place: Chicago, U.S

Prepare for a four-day experience of education, networking, motivation, and career development. Whether you favor HR seminars focusing on competencies, interactive workshops, or tailored content covering essential HR subjects like mental health, workplace AI, DE&I, and beyond, there’s something tailored for everyone.

Gain insights from esteemed business leaders and be inspired by the sharpest HR minds to drive your organization ahead in the evolving world of work.

Recruiting events in July 2024


Date: July 16-19, 2024

Fees: Check official website

Place: Norfolk, Virginia

The Annual Conference by NAHCR offers a valuable learning experience for healthcare recruiters at every career level. Whether you’re a novice HR specialist, an experienced talent acquisition manager, or a VP overseeing the recruitment of nurses and clinical professionals, this conference caters to your professional development requirements. 

Developed by active healthcare recruiters, the program ensures the content aligns with your recruitment challenges, positioning your organization for a prosperous future.

Recruiting events in September 2024

HR Technology Conference

Date: September 24-27, 2024

Fees: Not available

Place: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Engage with HR and IT leaders worldwide at the premier event dedicated to HR innovation—the HR Technology Conference. It stands as the original and largest platform where you’ll encounter trends, tools, technology, and insights to elevate your HR strategies beyond best practices, all in one comprehensive event.

Ohio HR Conference

Date: September 25-27, 2024

Fees: $549

Place: Sandusky, Ohio

Attend the Ohio SHRM 2024 HR Conference for networking opportunities with leading professionals and recruiters in your field. Explore keynote speakers and workshops covering crucial topics such as employee retention and diversity and inclusion. If you’re seeking strategies to attract top talent in your area, this is an essential event to attend.

Recruiting events in October 2024


Date: October 09-10, 2024

Fees:  €547.00

Place: Amsterdam

Join the extraordinary gathering of sourcers from five continents at #SOSUEU—an event like no other. Collaborate, network, and learn in the presence of the MOST INFLUENTIAL leaders. Gain firsthand insights into the challenges, new trends, and opportunities shaping the tech talent sourcing landscape.

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to be part of a global community shaping the future of sourcing. #SOSUEU is where extraordinary sourcers come together to inspire, connect, and lead.

Social Recruiting Days

Date: October 10-11, 2024

Fees: EUR 1,190.00

Place: Berlin

Social Recruiting Days 2024 comprises three tracks. Track 1 focuses on recruiter enthusiasm for effective candidate outreach and external communication. Track 2 underscores the importance of creating an engaging candidate journey and experience. Track 3 delves into the exploration of effective technical solutions and tools to improve recruitment processes. The event offers workshops, hackathons, and in-depth sessions with immediate and practical benefits.

Gartner ReimagineHR Conference

Date: October 28 – 30, 2024

Fees: $3,875

Place: Orlando

Experience the Gartner ReimagineHR Conference 2024—an essential gathering for CHROs and HR leaders seeking must-have insights, strategies, and technology optimization guidance. Join a global community of HR leaders from diverse industries to expand your professional network. 

Benefit from exclusive access to the latest Gartner research designed to help you meet the future demands of HR. Each track is tailored with a specific focus to deliver what matters most to you and your organization.

Recruiting events in November 2024


Date: November 04-07, 2024

Fees: $1,895 (non-member)

Place: Aurora, Colorado 

Be part of SHRM INCLUSION 2024, where you’ll acquire the tools, best practices, and actionable solutions to cultivate a positive, inclusive, and innovative workplace culture. Gain insights not only on enhancing employee satisfaction but also on positively impacting your organization’s bottom line and empowering individuals to achieve their fullest potential.

INCLUSION 2024 provides practical applications to broaden your perspective, promote inclusivity, and elevate cultural awareness, making you an even more robust advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Silicon Valley TechRecruit Conference 

Date: November 06-07, 2024

Fees: TBA

Place: San Francisco

TechRecruit Conference aims to enlighten Talent Acquisition professionals about innovative Talent Technology across diverse industries.

This fast-paced learning event encompasses Talent Intelligence, Sourcing, Recruiting, Talent Operations, Recruitment Analytics & Metrics, Program Management, Marketing, Employer Branding, Contingent Workforce Programs, Procurement & Evaluation of Talent Technologies, Automation, Leadership, and Success Measurement.

Rethink HR Tech

Date: November 24 – 26, 2024

Fees: €3,249

Place: Berlin

Europe’s premier HR Tech event unites over 200 CHROs and senior HR decision-makers. Join to engage in discussions on HR Technologies, New Work, Recruitment, and more with your peers. 

Explore the latest technological trends, opportunities, risks, and practical examples directly from and for HR professionals. Don’t miss the chance to meet all stakeholders in HR and recruitment in one place. 

Learn, network, and grow with the help of recruiting events and conferences in 2024!

Networking is important in any industry, but especially in the recruiting industry.

For recruiters, the road to success can be lonely and filled with countless hours spent on social media and cold emails. It’s important to take the time to meet new people, close contacts, and other professionals in your field. An event not only provides a great opportunity to network with others, but also to crystallize your goals as a recruiter—it is the perfect place to approach industry peers, potential employees, and even old friends from college or high school!

What’s also great about events like these is that they’re always a good place to gauge the overall health of your industry, meet prospective clients, and learn about what’s ahead for the future trends in your field.

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