About HRPA’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

Welcome to HRPA’s 2018 Annual Conference & Trade Show


HRPA’s 2018 Annual Conference & Trade Show is the world’s second largest Human Resources conference, attracting HR and business professionals from across Canada and around the globe. This three-day event — January 31 to February 2, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building — features world-renowned keynote speakers, 160+ HR professional development sessions, networking events and more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest HR products and services.

Here’s what you can expect during your conference experience:

Focused HR professional development

More than 160 HR education sessions featuring top HR subject matter experts from around the world presenting sessions across ten HR learning tracks:

  • Leadership
  • Health, Wellness, and Safe Workplace
  • Labour and Employee Relations
  • Learning and Development
  • Professional Practice
  • Total Rewards
  • Human Resources Metrics, Reporting, and Financial
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Strategy
  • Workforce Planning and Talent Management

Canada’s largest HR trade show

Discover the latest HR products and services from the industry’s leading names and brands; connect with representatives from Canada’s leading HR schools, consultants and small HR service providers; and explore more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest HR trends and innovations.

Networking Party – Must attend event!

Expand your professional network (and reconnect with old friends) at the opening night networking party — Wednesday, January 31st, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Delta Toronto hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe Street.

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HRPA Mobile App

HRPA Mobile App

Download HRPA’s FREE conference app to get the most out of your conference experience! Featuring an interactive conference floorplan, this easy-to-navigate app lets you quickly find and bookmark speakers, sessions and trade show exhibitors.

*Please note* In order to access the mobile app you will need to log in using the email you used to register for the event.


The second Annual HRPA #ACGames mobile app contest for attendees will take place at the 2018 Annual Conference. This contest is based on a points-based system where attendees will accumulate points at the 3-day conference. The attendee who receives the highest total points in the game will win our Grand Prize, while the runners up will win prizes donated by our participating exhibitors.


Winners will be announced at the Jobillico Booth at 11:00AM.

Learn more and see the prizes that could be won from our Prize Sponsors!


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