ATTENDEES: Event Information
With over 2,200 members, HR Houston is one of the largest affiliates of SHRM. Symposium provides a collaborative place for you to get knowledge, relationships and solutions to enhance your career and organization. Join us at the 25th Annual Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues for 2.5 days of education, motivation, inspiration and fun!

Imagining a world without HR is UN-imaginable.  CEO’s and other executives are realizing the tremendous impact HR has on the overall success of the business.  HR Professionals may assume many roles, from Generalist to Strategic Business Partner to HR Leader.  Each of these roles requires knowledge over multiple disciplines:

  • Business Management & Strategy
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • International HR
  • Leadership & Professional Development
  • Talent Management
  • Total Rewards


Whether you are a new HR Professional or a seasoned HR Executive, Symposium offers advanced learning with forward-looking speakers ready to engage, empower and equip you with the skills you need to succeed.  Because every day you can make a difference.

Historically, our attendees have covered the complete spectrum of every type of industry. Our conference participants have held HR titles including:

  • HR Business Partner
  • Vice President
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Generalist
  • Trainer
  • Recruiter
  • Assistant
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Compensation Manager
  • Safety Professional
  • And Many More!



In the past years, many organizations have had multiple representatives from the company attend, realizing the maximum benefits from the conference. To view the 2015 Demographics, CLICK HERE.

HRCI: Earn up to 15 Recertification Credits toward your PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification. *
SHRM: Earn up to 15 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. **

* The use of the seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. To track your recertification activities online, visit to access your personal recertification file. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute home page at

** HR Houston is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.