Please select your appropriate member type below to begin the online attendee registration process; membership status will be verified. Full Conference registrations MAY NOT be split between individuals. Payment by credit card must accompany your online registration. Registration will be confirmed by email, so verify your email address is entered correctly in the online registration form. Your email address will not be released to a third party without your permission.

From the HR Houston Executive Director
Open Letter Re: Cancellation of the 2020 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

Posted March 24, 2020

After weeks of careful monitoring of the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Board of Directors of HR Houston has voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues, scheduled to be held May 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston, Texas.

[Click to Read the Full Letter]

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To qualify for Student Rates, you must meet all THREE requirements below:

1) You must be currently enrolled on a FULL-TIME basis at an established University Program pursuing an HR-related degree;

2) DO NOT hold full-time employment; and

3) Must be available for Symposium Volunteer Assignments during the conference.


Special Promotion applies to the Full 3 Day Conference Packages ONLY. You must purchase (5) Full 3 Day Conference Tickets (at the same time) to receive the (6th) Full 3 Day Conference Ticket for FREE. To learn more about this incredible offer, call 713-426-2646 and mention "6 for 5 Special Promo".


For attendees that require fax and/or mail registration, we have made a PDF form available for you to download below.

Standard Registration
Rates Effective
February 29 - May 8
On-Site Registration
Rates Effective
May 13 - May 15


NOTE: Standard Rate paper registration forms MUST BE RECEIVED in our office by no later than 12:00 pm (CST) on May 8, 2020 to have the rates honored. Forms received after May 8, 2020 at 12:01 pm (CST) will not be processed, and on-site registration will need to take place at NRG Center beginning May 13-15 at the Symposium Gateway Attendee On-Site Check-In Kiosk.

To prevent unnecessary delay in processing, please make sure to complete the entire form. All checks should be made out to "HR Houston" and mailed to: HR Houston, P.O. Box 4240, Houston, TX 77210-4240.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please allow 5-7 business days for processing faxed registration forms; and 1-2 weeks for processing mailed registration forms. For IMMEDIATE PROCESSING, the preferred method is to register online through your member type above.


Cancellations must be received in writing and sent by email to Written cancellations received prior to March 13, 2020 will receive a full refund minus a $75.00 administration fee. Written cancellations received after March 13, 2020 are non-refundable.

Transfers must be made before Friday, May 8, 2020 by completing the online form. (TRANSFER FORM) Requests after May 8, 2020 must be made onsite at the Attendee Registration counter and will incur a $75.00 administration fee. IMPORTANT NOTE: Transfers may also be responsible for any additional fees due to differences in the member type, e.g., transferring a member registration to a non-member registration.

Full Conference Registration May Not Be Split Between Individuals.


Please call us at 713-426-2646 at least 7 days in advance if you require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Do you need a copy of our W-9 Form for your records? No problem! Just click here to download the W-9 Form.