The HR West 2018 Speaker Kit

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We look forward to having you speak at HR West 2018—dedicated for over 34 years to advancing HR in the most innovative place on earth—and with the largest attendance ever!

Presentation Tips

  1. Your main point of contact will be Lisa at NCHRA. Email your PowerPoint and handouts to as soon as possible and no later than January 26, 2017.
  2. Slide Format
    We welcome personal style and creativity in PowerPoint presentations. However, for consistency we do ask you to include the following:

    • First slide: *Marketed title of presentation, speaker(s) name and speaker(s) job title.
    • Last slide: Speaker(s) contact information.
    • All slides: Download the HR West logo to the left (resize as needed).
    • Projectors will be set to 4:3

Join HR West 2018 as an Attendee!

As a speaker, you’re invited to attend the conference on the day you’re speaking. If you’d like to add the full conference, we offer a special rate for our speakers. Please call our office, 415-291-1992 to register. Visit  for conference details.

Hotel Room Block

We’ve reserved a block of rooms for HR West attendees at the City Center Marriott. Rooms are $236/night and sell out quickly. Book your room online  or call 877-901-6632.

Session Co-Marketing & Promotion Ideas 

A rising tide raises all ships. Let’s piggy-back each other’s promotional efforts and we welcome your co-marketing ideas. Here are a few tools you can use to promote your session and the conference as a whole:

Headshot: Please email a web-friendly headshot to go with your bio to our publicist, Laurie Pehar Borsh, at

Button: Please click on and download the “I’m Speaking at HR West 2018” button below. You can use it on your website, social media, and email signature. Your session is now live and can be found at Now that it is live, please link your button to your session and contact Laurie Pehar Borsh, if you need any assistance with your online bio.

Letter/EmailPlease contact Ingrid Stabb, AVP of Marketing, at about your availability to do a co-marketing exchange where we give you extra promotion and you send out an email or letter to your contacts. We can provide you with a customizable email/letter you can use to invite your clients to see you at HR West. 

Media: Do you have a website or any videos, blog posts, whitepapers, tip sheets, infographics, or case studies you can share with us?  We’d love to use them to promote your session. Please share them with our publicist, Laurie Pehar Borsh, at

NCHRA Blog: Contact our publicist, Laurie Pehar Borsh, about submitting a blog for our website which we will promote to our community of 20,000 HR professionals as well as over our social media channels.

Social Media Contests:  Participate in our annual social media contest by sharing your personal session information, or a blog post you’ve submitted to the blog (Laurie will email you a link upon publishing) –  using #HRWest18.

Twitter: Tweet about the event using #HRWest18 and #HR. Or simply follow us @hrwestconf and @NCHRAConnect and re-tweet our tweets.

Facebook: Like us on Facebook ( and share our posts. Or post your own stories on your page and link back to

LinkedIn: Post on your LinkedIn page about your session topic/industry news, and invite people to “Learn more at HR West 2018, March 5-7,” Or you can follow our LinkedIn company and group pages and comment and like our posts.

NCHRA Social Link Community: Post your session and other useful content in the online community of to engage with our community of 20,000 HR professionals. Contact our Membership Coordinator, Donisha Leggett at for complimentary login information.

Other: Please contact Ingrid Stabb at with any other questions about marketing. Your official marketed title will be live here on

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