Celebrating 15 years of great HR

Join us at the Largest Workforce Management Show in Asia








Concurrent Sessions

15th Anniversary




What does it take for HR to lead in a digital age constantly disrupted by new technology and social platforms?



In managing today’s globalised and highly diverse workforce, how should organisations adapt and engage employees to stay ahead and remain competitive?



 The future is now. How can HR transform to embrace change and meet constantly evolving business needs in the future economy?

Get your answers to these pressing questions, HR concerns and practical solutions @ HR Summit Asia 2017 - Asia’s leading workforce management event for the last 15 years!
Join more than 4,000 HR and business professionals, management gurus, and learn how to mitigate the evolving workplace and take HR to the ‘next level’.

Confirmed Speakers

Conference Streams


Playing host to a vibrant new line-up of headline Plenary speakers for 2017, HR Summit Asia brings you exciting, entertaining and thought-provoking presenters from around the world. Visionary strategists, management experts and business leaders will be gracing the Plenary stage this coming year in what promises to be the best HR Summit yet.

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C-Suite Symposium

Exclusively for CxOs and CHROs this conference is the most senior gathering of business and management professionals at the event, shining the spotlight on the collaboration between business strategy and human capital management.

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This stream challenges Business Managers and HR Leaders to rethink their strategies in the midst of a disruptive environment. Hear first-hand how leading HR practitioners have successfully moulded and altered their operations and processes to meet today and tomorrow's most pertinent strategy, leadership and talent challenges – whilst maximising business opportunities.

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Experience stream addresses crucial issues around everything the workforce values in their employment relationship – rewards, benefits, work-life balance and more. “It’s all about the Experience”.

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Attracting the right candidates and developing sustainable talent pipelines is vital to making your organisation a formidable talent magnet. This stream brings you the latest innovations and best practices, that will get you right on track to tackle today's staffing and labour challenges.

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Covering a diverse mix of hot HR and management topics all in one dynamic stream, THRIVE offers the biggest ROI with 2 full days of presentation and case study sessions for only $295!

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SME Summit

This stream provides THE platform for HR and management professionals at the helm of local small and medium sized organisations to be inspired and informed, as well as small business leaders, on how to develop and manage effective HR strategies.

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Playing host to a vibrant new line-up of headline Plenary speakers for 2016, HR Summit brings you exciting, entertaining and thought-provoking presenters from around the world.

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For the first time in HR Summit, there will be a selection of new workshop streams on a wide range of issues beyond the usual HR offerings, providing stimulating discussions to inspire and enrich your Summit experience.

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Site Tours

A unique opportunity that will enable you to experience first-hand the inner workings of organisations that have successfully implemented HR best practises, cultures, systems and processes which have enabled them to achieve their sustainable growth and ongoing excellence. Learn how these companies have become leaders in their industries.

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“I found the HR Summit to be wonderfully organised, and extremely detailed with many different sessions on a wide range of topics. The attendees were very focused and passionate to learn.”

- Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

Thinkers50 Global Management Thought-Leader, Best-Selling Author & World-renowned Leadership Coach

“Thanks again for letting me work with you! I enjoyed my sessions a great deal.”

– Prof. David Ulrich

Management Expert & HR Guru

“Great to work with the team. It was organised extremely well!”

– Ram Charan

Global Advisor to CEOs and Business Guru

“Everyone is really eager to learn, willing to participate and they are all representing a lot of big companies as well as government. Everything was top draw!”

– Jack Canfield

America’s #1 Success Coach, Peak Performance Strategist & Co-Founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul

“There’s a wide range of exhibitors here. They’re really representing the best cutting edge opportunities for people to think about in their next stage of their development.”

– Eldon Pascoe

Director, Professional & Teacher Development
British Council

“Having presented at many events, I can safely say, yours is in a league of its own.”

– Laura Goodrich

Global Workforce Innovator and Author

Media Centre

NEWS by HRM Asia

Singapore manufacturing firm fined for not paying workers

The accused company did not pay five of its workers from March 2016 to May 2016, which amounted to S$30,000. 

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Building a culture of health

Creating a sustainable and healthy workforce is a key focus for any HR team. Alexander Yap, Global Rewards Director for UTAC, says a comprehensive benefits programme remains a vital investment for employers of all sizes. He offers these tips for getting buy-in ahead of HRM Asia’s Employee Health and Wellbeing Congress in May.

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HR Talent Ladder - 24 March 2017

HRM Asia highlights some of the latest promotions and job moves in the HR industry.

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HR Summit and Expo Asia 2017: Adopting a startup mindset

One key theme of HR Summit and Expo 2017 will be the rise of the startup mindset in even large, established organisations

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HR Summit speaker profile: Michael McQueen

Every week, HRM Asia will profile one of the key speakers presenting at HR Summit & Expo 2017.

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6,000 Cognizant employees could face the sack

The global software services company is facing stumbling blocks in growth in an information technology climate this is rapidly moving towards new digital services.

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66% of Singapore companies aiming to award bonuses to all staff this year

Fifty two percent of businesses in the Republic handed out salary increments of between three and six per cent during the last review period.

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How can Singapore SMEs transform their operations?

Without big budgets to hire the right skills, how can Singapore small and medium enterprises (SMEs) even tap on the Singapore Government's SME working capital loan to innovate their operations? 

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Starbucks baristas petition for equal benefits

Two baristas in the US presented the vice president of global benefits with a petition containing 80,000 signatures demanding for the same paid parental leave entitlement as their non-store colleagues. 

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How Singapore rose 20 places to become world’s top start-up talent hub

Although this is only Singapore's second showing on the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking, it jumped from 20th in 2015 to first on this year's talent index.

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