DEAMcon22 by DirectEmployers

April 20 – 22 San Diego, CA

Why DEAMcon?

See for yourself why DEAMcon attendees refer to this conference as the one, must-attend event of the year!

Program Content

In-depth sessions led by subject matter experts and your peers are our specialty at DEAMcon! Each session is packed with practical tips and takeaways that you can immediately put into action, and designed to help you successfully master the many roles and responsibilities you administer—from compliance and recruitment to employment branding, career site design, and data management. Get ready to experience education from subject matter experts and various session formats from the comfort of your home office!

Inspiring Keynotes

Standout Presentantions

Peer-to-Peer Workshops

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People smiling in the audience


Looking for expert insight you can rely upon? You won’t find a better, more inclusive learning opportunity! Coupled with fast-paced and interactive programming, DEAMcon attendees can earn major professional development credits in the form of HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. Top-tier content and bankable credit for your certification? That’s a win-win!

HRCI Recertification Provider Seal 2022
SHRM Recertification Provider Seal 2022

Disclaimer: HRCertification Institute’s® ( official seal confirms that DirectEmployers Association meets the criteria for pre-approved recertification credit(s) for any of HRCI’s eight credentials, including SPHR® and PHR®. DirectEmployers is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Demo Hall

Our in-person Demo Hall is a bustling, vibrant scene for networking, conversation, and new connections, and our virtual hall will boast the same incredible opportunities to connect. Learn about new services available to you, and find solutions to your most pressing problems. Experience live demos, special offers, and “face-to-face” virtual conversations with our DEAMcon underwriters—all at your leisure! In return, we’ll be offering you a chance to win branded merchandise and fan-favorite prizes!

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Items available in past DEAMcon Swag store including t-shirts, water bottles, and bags
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Whether we’re in-person or gathering virtually, networking is a priority, and each event offers plentiful opportunities to make connections with your peers, network with conference underwriters, and have some fun along the way. To aid in the fun factor, we’ll be offering group yoga classes and happy hours that allow you to clear your mind and, of course, mingle with friends, new and old.

All relevant and informative! Great energy in the room—from the presenters to the attendees.

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