About SOAHR 2018-01-16T13:24:44+00:00


SOAHR is the can’t miss conference of the year for anyone in HR.

SOAHR is the can’t-miss professional development conference of the year for anyone involved in HR within greater Atlanta or the Southeast. If you’re looking for a conference that will supply you with actionable ideas, new insights, and best practices for you, your team and your company, you don’t want to miss this event.  

SOAHR is where anyone involved in human resources can discover, learn, network, celebrate and discuss the future of HR together. This is a place for professionals to experience everything they need to find success – the ideas, the connections and the practical skills. It is both inspiring and hands on learning.

Who should attend SOAHR?

Any HR professional or anyone with HR responsibilities. If your job responsilibites include any of the following, you should attend!

  • Leadership (C-Suite, SVP, Director, Manager)
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • HR Operations
  • Training and Development
  • Recruiting
  • Talent Management
  • Consulting
  • Employment Law
  • HRIS
  • Labor and Employee Relations

Your two day SOAHR registration includes access to:

Keynote Presentations – Hear from influential and inspiring keynote speakers.

Educational Sessions – Immerse yourself in powerful ideas about the latest trends and topics in HR.

Expert Speakers – In addition to the keynotes, we have more than 35+ different expert speakers.

Resource Partner Showcase – Connect with vendors and learn about some of the latest products and services.

Welcome Day Reception – Meet up and network with old friends and develop new relationships.

SOAHR is the annual conference of SHRM-Atlanta, the premier HR community in Atlanta. SHRM-Atlanta has over 2,000 members representing more than 1,300 organizations in the metro Atlanta area. SHRM-Atlanta’s vision is to be the premier HR community that engages and empowers HR leaders of today and tomorrow so that they are catalysts for creating best in class Atlanta businesses.

Learn more about SHRM-Atlanta

Membership in SHRM-Atlanta offers everything you need to reach your full potential as an HR leader.

Connect to a network of peers and thought leaders in HR. Engage in educational and leadership opportunities. Grow in your career and learn about the latest trends and changes in the industry.


From in-person workshops and panel discussions to webinars, many professional development opportunities are held throughout the year which enable you to learn alongside your peers and share best practices.


With a membership base of over 2,000 professionals from 1,300+ companies, you’ll be able to make connections and tap into the power of contacts from a wide range of organizations and backgrounds.


Gain access to useful tools like HR360, an online HR resource and news library, and the Assessment Resources Center which offers assessment technology to test aptitudes and skills.


Access industry news and content via our monthly eHR publication which provides legislative and legal updates, as well as the SHRM-Atlanta Connection, a bi-monthly magazine filled with information about HR issues and our association.


If you want to learn or improve your leadership abilities SHRM-Atlanta offers a variety of volunteer opportunities that encourage leadership and personal growth.


Save on conferences, professional development, and certification prep courses with member-only discounts and promotions. Plus, be the first to find out about new and upcoming events.