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Bluegrass SHRM's programs and meetings help members keep up with the rapidly changing HR and workplace environment. Attending programs and meetings provides the HR professional with the opportunity to:

  • Network with peers

  • Enhance their professional skills

  • Gain insight into the latest HR issues and trends

  • Discover the newest developments in HR products & services

  • Search out new sources and suppliers

  • Share strategies for better managing HR challenges

Do you have an enlightening or entertaining program? Are you interested in speaking for one of our monthly Chapter meetings? Bluegrass SHRM welcomes your application to provide our chapter with topics that will allow us to advance the human resources profession and the capabilities of all human resources professionals to ensure that HR is an essential and effective partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Below are some guidelines to consider when developing a presentation for Bluegrass SHRM.

HR Credit Sessions

  • Sessions must relate directly to the PHR & SPHR Body of Knowledge and SHRM HR Competencies as it is our intention that all meetings receive HR Certification Institute HR or Business recertification credits and SHRM Professional Development Credits.  
  • Sessions should be 60 minutes in length. 
  • Respect the BGSHRM Chapter Meeting as the sponsoring organization with either positive or neutral comments from the platform.  No direct selling should be done during your presentation. 

Professional Development Sessions

Professional Development Sessions are offered to the membership to provide content on Business. To be considered a Professional Development meeting, sessions must be 2 hours in length and eligible for Business credit with the HR Certification Institute in addition to SHRM Professional Development Credit. Please refer to HR Certification Institute’s Business Credits: All you need to know document and the SHRM Competency Model for more details.

Presenters who would like to share their areas of expertise or interest will need to complete the Speaker Proposal Packet and submit to the Programs Director. We plan our meetings well in advance so please provide us with dates you are available to speak. Monthly Chapter meetings are typically held the second Tuesday of the month.

Special consideration is given to programs that have been pre-approved for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit.

Speaker Resources

BGSHRM Speaker Proposal Packet

Business Credits: All you need to know - HR Certification Institute

SHRM Competency Model

Sponsorship Opportunities

Bluegrass SHRM
P. O. Box 657 - Lexington, KY - 40508

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