Member Benefits

We hope that you will join our Bluegrass SHRM chapter and become actively involved.  We are committed to serving the HR professional. There are many benefits of becoming a member because BGSHRM is committed to advancing the profession and serving the professional.

Would you like to also become a National SHRM member too? There are so many benefits and tool kits that will assist you in your career as an HR professional! Visit for more information. 


Monthly Chapter Meetings

Bluegrass SHRM hosts monthly chapter meetings.  Our Programs Committee finds guest speakers, who are experts in their respective fields, and invites them to present on current issues we are facing in the HR profession.  These are typically lunch sessions.  Please visit our Events section for information!



There are opportunities to network at our monthly chapter meetings as well as 2 social events each calendar year--July Social and our October Foundation Event.  Please watch our website and social media pages for information.


Leadership Development Opportunities

Get involved and join one of our committees!  We have a wide range of initiatives and events that either support the growth and development of the HR Profession or aid Bluegrass SHRM in being a more effective resource for the community.  Volunteering provides an opportunity for networking, interaction and fun!  It is a great personal and professional development activity and expands your resume.  If you are interested in volunteering, please email  We have committees for membership, programs, communications, diversity, workforce readiness, SHRM Foundation, wellness and many more.


Other Benefits

  • HRCI and SHRM recertification credit
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Free job postings
  • Free resume posting (members and students only)
  • Access to speakers handouts/presentations from chapter meetings

Transfer and Refund Policy

Can't make it? Would you like to transfer an upcoming registration from one event to another or can someone else from your office attend in your place? Substitutions are allowed; however, the non-member rate may apply. Requests for transfers must be made at least seven days in advance, as BGSHRM pays the venue based on the numbers of registered attendees. Please submit your request via email to No refunds or transfers of fees will be made after the date of the event.

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.


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