SHRM Executive HR Delegation Programs

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As part of SHRM’s mission to advance the profession and serve the HR professional, our Executive HR Delegation programs provide participants with unique opportunities to establish relationships and business connections with thought leaders in successful companies in a variety of industries. The facilitators and delegates share cutting-edge best practices that will shape our profession and the business world.

Upcoming Delegations

Washington, DC | September 11 - 15, 2017
Visit organizations operating in the center of the U.S. political landscape, as well as the SHRM Headquarters. Through meetings with senior and mid-level HR professionals and business leaders, see first-hand the business and work environments of these organizations.

Silicon Valley, California | October 30 - November 3, 2017
Visit some of the biggest names in the tech industry, headquartered in Silicon Valley. Representatives from these industry leaders will provide distinctive perspectives on their companies’ successes in creating innovative cultures and will share their companies’ business models, organizational structures, and HR practices and strategies.

Past Delegations

Havana, Cuba

September 19 - 23, 2016


“The SHRM-sponsored trip to Cuba was a fantastic experience; it not only focused on fostering understanding business relations between the U.S. and Cuba, but also offered rich exposure to the Cuban culture.

It was a very meaningful travel experience where a group of HR professionals who began as strangers in a foreign land, built a strong network, formed friendships and left with deep knowledge of how HR practices are carried out in Cuba. Most importantly, memorable experiences were created.”

Zaira Goodman, CHRO, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority

“The executive HR Delegation trip sponsored by SHRM and provided by To Cuba Now, an authorized and licensed educational exchange provide, is a fabulous professional, cultural, educational, business, diplomatic and culinary experience. Mr. Chris Cupples and Mr. Nick York esq. are masters of Cuban protocols, transportation, accommodations, venue and itinerary. Their To Cuba Now team ensured our group’s five-day trip was fun-filled yet jam packed with a comprehensive overview of economic, social, cultural, educational and political realities and opportunities. All the arrangements, venues and transportation were perfect – 5 stars!

Cuba is in the first phase of “Glasnost” and this trip is a must for any global HR Executive who is involved in the business of education, cultural exchange, humanitarian relief, agriculture, hospitality, agriculture equipment, logistics, music, art, global commerce, transportation, health care or energy. As a bonus, you make life-long friends!”

Ken Scarlett, President & CEO, Scarlett Employee Surveys International


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