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 HR managers 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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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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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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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

What makes Singapore the most competitive talent hub in Asia?

Singapore is Asia's most competitive talent hub for a second year in a row, according to the latest Global Talent Competitiveness Index. As HRM Asia finds out, early recognition of innovation as a key driver of economic growth is one reason why Singapore is flourishing as a talent centre. 

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Revealed: What peeves CFOs the most

Here’s a clue: It’s all about the details.

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Malaysian Government to issue work passes to illegal foreigners

The Government hopes that the ruling will help to solve the shortage of migrant workers in the country. 

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Hirers share their strangest interview stories

The word "strange" does not even begin to describe half the things some of these job seekers do.

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NTUC seeks enhanced training and placement support for workers

Leaders from labour unions, associations and SME employers, articulated in a recommendation submitted to the Singapore Government ahead of Budget 2017, of the need for a comprehensive system to identify future jobs and required skillsets in the new economy. 

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Singapore sees drop in jobs and candidates in Q4 2016

The Singaporean government’s efforts to restrict foreign born non-resident professionals from the employment market shaped the flow of candidates significantly in 2016.

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HR Summit speaker profile: Brian Tracy

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

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HR Summit 2017: Focus on employee experience

The “Experience” stream at HR Summit & Expo Asia 2017 will addresses crucial issues around everything staff value in their employment relationship: rewards, benefits, work-life balance and more. 

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Coaching in, evaluations out?
There is a lot of talk in HR about the benefits of performance management models that emphasise consistent conversations and not ratings, but the jury is still out on how progress can be usefully tracked in the absence of measurable data. HRM Asia examines both sides of the argument.Read more
Super-sized studies
Fast food giant McDonald’s belief in fast-tracking careers has seen it sponsor two different tertiary programmes designed specifically for staff to acquire business knowledge while juggling the demands of work in the hospitality industry.Read more

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