Join us for an adventurous journey into the heart of the workforce jungle at the 2025 Illinois SHRM State Conference!

This year’s theme, “HR Safari: Exploring the Workforce Jungle,” invites you to don your leopard prints and immerse yourself in a dynamic environment where you’ll navigate the complex terrain of modern HR practices. From March 31 to April 2, 2025, the Tinley Park Convention Center will transform into a vibrant safari landscape, offering you the opportunity to discover, learn, and conquer the challenges that lie ahead in the HR world.

Keynote Speakers

Hear from industry leaders and visionaries who will share insights on the evolving HR landscape, innovative strategies, and inspirational stories that will empower you to lead your organization through the workforce jungle.

Breakout Sessions

Choose from a variety of sessions tailored to your interests and professional needs. Topics will cover everything from talent acquisition and retention to diversity and inclusion, employee engagement, and the latest HR technologies.


Participate in hands-on workshops designed to equip you with practical skills and tools that you can apply immediately in your workplace.

Recertification Credit

Earn Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) recertification credits with every session you attend!

Exhibition Hall

Explore the latest products and services from top HR vendors. Discover new solutions that can help streamline your processes and enhance your organization's performance.

Special Events

Enjoy themed events that capture the spirit of our HR Safari, including a welcome reception and interactive activities that make networking fun and memorable.

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your HR expertise, gain valuable insights, and embark on an unforgettable safari adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned HR professional or new to the field, the 2025 Illinois SHRM State Conference promises to be an enriching and exhilarating experience. Virtual attendance options are also available!

Early Bird Registration
Through December 15, 2024