Refund Policy

Generally, all payments for membership dues and registration to BGSHRM events are non-refundable. However, if an event must be rescheduled (i.e. severe weather in which travel is prohibited or impractical) OR you are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances (i.e. family emergency), we will apply your payment to a future event which can be requested by emailing This request must be sent prior to or within 7 days of the event. BGSHRM has no responsibility for goods or services provided by our sponsors, their websites, or by other websites you may have linked to from

Upcoming events

    • 08 May 2018
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09 Jul 2018
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • The Grand Reserve - 903 Manchester Street; Lexington, KY
    Enter to Win!

    Want to go to the KYSHRM Conference for only $20?!

    Purchase 1 raffle ticket for $20, or 3 tickets for $50. Raffle ticket includes full 3-day registration for the KYSHRM August 28th-30th at the NEW Omni Louisville (valued at $499)!


    BGSHRM chapter members can pay online by registering for this event or enter in person at the May 8th and June 12th chapter meetings.  Deadline to purchase raffle tickets online is July 9th.

    Winner will be announced at the July 10th chapter meeting

    Note:  Prize includes registration only and does not cover food, lodging or other expenses that may be incurred to attend. Purchase of 3 tickets must all be assigned to the same individual (no sharing of entries).

    Learn more about the conference here:

    Learn more about the SHRM Foundation here:

    • 10 Jul 2018
    • 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • The Grand Reserve - 903 Manchester Street; Lexington, KY
    July PD Session (NEW for 2018):
    Six Steps to Becoming a Destination Workplace
    Featuring Insights from the 2018 Retention Report: Truth & Trends in Turnover

    Presented by: Danny Nelms Work Institute

    In today’s job market, employees have the upper hand and the competition for workers is heated. It’s critical in that your environment become a destination workplace, an organizations employees desire to be a part of, to attract and retain workers. In this session, we’ll reveal insights from more than 234,000 exit interviews that demonstrate the reasons why employees quit. We will walk you through six steps you need to take to uncover deep insights into your organization, build action plans and improve employee engagement and retention at your company.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Discover detailed insights into why most reasons for turnover are preventable
    • Review the market dynamics that have impacted the ability of organizations to attract and retain talent.
    • Get a scientifically proven methodology that consistently reveals the real reasons employees quit.
    • Find out a simple approach to calculate the cost of turnover in your organization.

    Because this is a NEW session for 2018, members with Prepaid Meals will not be able to register using their prepaid meal code. They must register as Members and pay $25.
    This session has been applied for CEU with SHRM and HRCI. 

    This month's meeting is sponsored by:

    Premier Sponsor:

    Additional Sponsors TBD

    Please note:: 

    Registration is required 8 days prior to Chapter Meeting 

    (the Monday a week prior)!

    • 26 Jul 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Goodfella's Distillery (James Pepper Campus) - 1228 Manchester St. Lexington, KY 40504
    July Social: Proceeds Benefit the SHRM Foundation
    Come have some pizza and cocktails y'all!

    Join us on Thursday July 26th at Goodfellas (Distillery District) for some pizza and cocktails! 
    The registration fee of $5 includes 2 drink tickets and food! 
    Proceeds benefit the SHRM Foundation, which provides scholarship opportunities!

    Presented by: Your 2018 BGSHRM Board!

    This social event is sponsored by:


Past events

12 Jun 2018 BGSHRM June Chapter Meeting: Workplace Wellness REGISTRATION CLOSED
08 May 2018 BGSHRM May Chapter Meeting: Workforce Readiness Update
10 Apr 2018 BGSHRM April Chapter Meeting (PD Session) - Harassment: What We Don't Know We Don't Know
13 Mar 2018 BGSHRM March Chapter Meeting - Coaching for Managers
13 Feb 2018 BGSHRM February Chapter Meeting - Legal Update!
09 Jan 2018 BGSHRM January Chapter Meeting - HR Priorities for 2018: Evidence, Analytics, and Strategy
14 Nov 2017 BGSHRM November Combined Chapter Meeting & Professional Development - The Diversity Conversation
19 Oct 2017 BG SHRM Foundation Fundraiser
12 Sep 2017 BGSHRM September Chapter Meeting - Organizational Culture: Defining it, Growing it
08 Aug 2017 BGSHRM August Chapter Meeting - Economic Trends for Human Resource Professionals
21 Jul 2017 BGSHRM Summer Social!
13 Jun 2017 BGSHRM June Chapter Meeting - Healthcare reform: where are we now?
09 May 2017 BGSHRM May Chapter Meeting - Reducing Conflict in the Workplace
11 Apr 2017 BGSHRM April Chapter Meeting - Personal Development Session
21 Mar 2017 Webinar: The Self-Directed Brokerage Option: The Benefits of Professional Management of Employees’ Retirement Plan Assets
14 Mar 2017 BGSHRM March Chapter Meeting
14 Feb 2017 BGSHRM February Chapter Meeting - 2017 Employment Law Update
10 Jan 2017 BGSHRM January Chapter Meeting
13 Dec 2016 BGSHRM December Chapter Meeting
08 Nov 2016 BGSHRM November Chapter Meeting
19 Oct 2016 BGSHRM Foundation Fundraiser-Silent Auction Event
01 Oct 2016 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure - Official 2016 BGSHRM Wellness Event!
13 Sep 2016 September Chapter Meeting - The HR Lawyer Within You - Personal Development Session
25 Aug 2016 BGSHRM Summer Social
09 Aug 2016 August Chapter Meeting - FLSA Update
14 Jun 2016 June Chapter Meeting: ACA Update
10 May 2016 May Chapter Meeting: HR Leadership Lessons from Hollywood-PD Session
12 Apr 2016 BGSHRM April Chapter Meeting:Workplace Violence
08 Mar 2016 BGSHRM March Chapter Meeting - Strategic Reputation and HRM-Executive Level
16 Feb 2016 BGSHRM February Chapter Meeting - 2016 Employment Law Update
08 Dec 2015 BGSHRM December Chapter Meeting
08 Oct 2015 BGSHRM October Chapter Meeting & Silent Auction
23 Sep 2015 KYSHRM State Conference
08 Sep 2015 BGSHRM September Chapter Meeting
08 Sep 2015 BGSHRM September Professional Development: Moving HR into the 21st Century
16 Jul 2015 BGSHRM Summer Social
09 Jun 2015 BGSHRM June Chapter Meeting
10 Mar 2015 BGSHRM March Chapter Meeting - Conflict Management
25 Feb 2015 SHRM Certification: The New Credential for HR Professionals
13 Jan 2015 BGSHRM January Chapter Meeting - 2015 Employment Law Update
09 Dec 2014 BGSHRM December Chapter Meeting - Drive Business Success with Workplace Flexibility
11 Nov 2014 BGSHRM November Chapter Meeting - Employers Introduction to LGBT Issues & Opportunities in the workplace
21 Oct 2014 BGSHRM Raffle for SHRM Foundation
21 Oct 2014 BGSHRM October Chapter Meeting & Silent Auction
09 Sep 2014 BGSHRM September Chapter Meeting - Generation Y (not)?: Understanding Millennials in the Workplace
09 Sep 2014 BGSHRM Personal Development Session - Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace
12 Aug 2014 BGSHRM August Chapter Meeting - Resolving Employment Disputes using Mediation
17 Jul 2014 BGSHRM Summer Social
10 Jun 2014 BGSHRM June Chapter Meeting - Conflict Management
10 Jun 2014 BGSHRM Personal Development Session - Conflict Management
13 May 2014 BGSHRM May Chapter Meeting - EEOC Update
15 Apr 2014 BGSHRM April Chapter Meeting - Disaster Preparedness
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