Top Speakers to See at SHRM 2019

Martha Stewart to Speak at SHRM 2019 in Vegas

If you’re headed to SHRM in Las Vegas this year, then you’re in for a real treat when it comes to the speaker lineup. The 2019 schedule includes an impressive roster of luminaries from foodie icons like Martha Stewart to management strategists like Vineet Nayar and Chip Conley. The most groundbreaking thought leaders in the corporate world will be gathering at the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 23 to 26. Be part of this inspirational conference that gathers more than 15,000 minds from the human resources world every year. In between speakers, stop by TicketsatWork Booth #1504 to discover how you can save on your next vacation, meet and greet Universal Orlando characters, and enter to win our daily sweepstakes!

To help you plan out your itinerary, here are five speakers not to miss at 2019 SHRM.

Martha Stewart
As the country’s most trusted lifestyle expert, Martha Stewart has been showing Americans how to entertain, cook and take their everyday living skills to a new level for decades. From gardening to crafting, there is no skill that Martha Stewart hasn’t mastered. Her impressive reach includes more than 90 books and licensed products in more than 70 million homes. Whether you’ve seen her on TV or used her recipes from her magazines, Stewart is a true American icon with a global reach. Now she is bringing her talents to kick off SHRM at the Opening General Session.

Brene Brown
The author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, Brene Brown is an accomplished research professor at the University of Houston. She has broken new ground studying topics like courage, shame, and empathy. Her TED Talk, “The Power of Vulnerability,” is an audience favorite with more than 35 million views, and her latest book, “Dare to Lead,” is the culmination of a revolutionary study on leadership. Brown will speak to SHRM on the issue of cultivating leaders, a critical topic, whether you work for a small independent business or a Fortune 500 company.

Chip Conley
As the brilliant mind behind the urban boutique hotel brand, JdV (Joie de Vivre), for more than 20 years, Chip Conley is a legendary innovator in the hospitality industry. He turned an old-fashioned motel in San Francisco into one of the hippest properties in the world. Today he continues his journey as the head of Airbnb’s Strategic Advisor for Hospitality and Leadership covering new territory in the sharing economy. He’ll share his deep knowledge on intergenerational exchange and how this can help shape the modern work place.

Jenn Limm
As the co-founder and CEO of Delivering Happiness with Tony Hsieh (founder of Zappos), Jenn Limm has been at the forefront of improving company culture for clients all over the globe. Her groundbreaking work of using scientific frameworks to develop workplace happiness has earned her accolades across multiple industries. At SHRM, Limm will be speaking as part of the Change-Maker Series that touches on the brand culture experience of Zappos and Delivering Happiness.

Vineet Nayar
As one of the most revolutionary thinkers in corporate management in the field today, Vineet Nayar is famous for turning around one of the biggest technology companies in India. His work at HCL Technologies saw the company grow from a small-scale operation to a global juggernaut with more than 85,000 employees in 32 countries by the time he left in 2013. His best-selling book, “Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down,” is a must-read for anyone involved in human resources today. At SHRM, Nayar will share his innovative wisdom on how to upend the norms in business to help your employees thrive.

Along with these top highlights, there will be dozens of other speakers offering expertise in their fields. To see the full lineup of SHRM 2019, check the conference website for all of the details.

By Craig Nelson

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