Maine HR Convention

SAVE THE DATE! May 8-11 2018. Thank you for joining us for an incredible HR Convention in 2017! The following information is from the completed event. Check back in the fall for updates on what is ahead for 2018. Registration will open in January.

"The Maine HR Convention is a present to myself each year, with knowledge and networking all wrapped up in a beautiful venue."  Lisa Erskine, Director of HR at Maine Oxy in Auburn

May 9-12, 2017 

Inspired Keynotes!

A filmmaker from Montreal, an earth shaker from Arizona, a barrier breaker from Minneapolis, and a lunch lady appreciator from Florence (MA).

Difference-Making Workshops!

Six Learning Tracks: Get Strategic, Talent Quest, Legal Eagles, Building a Great Workplace, Wellness, and HR Skillbuilding.

With a boatload of Continuing Education Credits:


We are a SHRM preferred provider, and the 2017 program is pre-approved for 23 PDC’s towards SHRM CP and SCP recertification. We have also received credit approval from HRCI for 23 GENERAL credits for PHR and SPHR, and up to 16.75 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.


Shake It Up Attitude!

See a new path for HR and Business Success that challenges HR norms, including success stories shared by leadership teams from Bangor Savings Bank, Tilson, Martin's Point Healthcare, Tyler Technology, et al., and three HR leaders under 30.

Red Carpet Atmospherics!

A total dedication to YOU before, during, and after the Convention. PLUS...

WELCOME GALA DINNER: Kick off your Convention stay on Tuesday evening. Sign up for this add-on when completing your registration.

  • Anthem Wellness Challenge. Get synched up with your fitness tracker or mobile device!
  • Gorgeous Gelato. Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Bard Coffee. Every day starting at 7 a.m.
  • Professional Development Opportunities. Career Coaching and Mentoring sessions available.
  • Complimentary Cab Rides. To and from nearby restaurants, shops, and offsite lodging thanks to Jackson Lewis.

Budget Information. Here are the 2017 registration fees. There is a discounted 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)

See the Accommodations Page for information regarding room reservations.




   PretiFlaherty   Springborn Staffing   MECHO

Bernstein Shur   Anthem      Employee Benefits Solutions   Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

          easyBackgrounds      Maine at Work       mts software solutions




See the Complete List of Convention Sponsors and Exhibitors


HR Goes Wild!

Quotes from Attendees

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Shout-Out from Saint Joseph's College!

Thank you, Saint Joseph's College, our Leadership Day Sponsor!

Educating For Life About Us Saint Joseph’s College is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college for men and women of all faiths and ages, and has been providing quality education since 1912, and serving...
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A Shout-Out from Combined Benefits United!

Thank you, CBU, for sponsoring this year's Schooner Room workshops!

Combined Benefits United is an insurance and financial services company located in Hallowell, Maine. As an Independent Marketing Organization and Insurance Broker, CBU is uniquely positioned to provide...
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