Anchors Aweigh: NOHRC 2019

The 2019 Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference (NOHRC)

“Anchors Aweigh”

March 21st-22nd, 2019 Cleveland Convention Center – Cleveland, OH

Get ready to set sail for an HR adventure! Last year, nearly 700 HR professionals experienced many opportunities to collaborate and network with other human resource professionals, met with the many exhibitors at the Exhibitor Hall, earned re-certification credits and listened and learned from our session speakers.

Join us at #NOHRC2019

Scheduled for Thursday & Friday, March 21 & 22, 2019 – expect to learn, network, earn credits, and have fun while attending the 2019 Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference – “Anchors Aweigh”

Speakers to Help You Sail the Waves of HR

Our 1/2 day workshop will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 complementing our full day of programming on Friday March 22.

  • We’re pleased to announce that Bonnie Richley will be our Thursday afternoon workshop speaker with the session – “Turning the Tide: How to Create Positive Cultural Shifts.” 
  • On Friday we have Jon Petz, a thought leader in Talent Development, as our opening Keynote. Jon’s presentation is titled – “Significance In Simple Moments. Achieving HR Significance”. 
  • And, don’t miss our luncheon Keynote Speaker – Mark Murphy. Mark will present “Truth at Work: The Science of Delivering Tough Messages.”

Our speaker committee is working hard to complete our 2019 schedule so visit our speaker page often for updates.

So what are you waiting for? Register Today!

Your choice of registration options include BOTH DAYS; THURSDAY-ONLY; or FRIDAY-ONLY .  Click HERE to review our pricing options for NOHRC 2019! You’ll want to REGISTER now for NOHRC 2019 at the lowest price for the conference. And, members of Ohio-based SHRM chapters can register at the Cleveland SHRM member rate! Companies wishing to register five or more can contact for a discounted rate.

Once you REGISTER, you’ll receive regular updates on the conference. For more information on the conference – visit our website at e-mail us at, or call the NOHRC Hotline – 440.940.6534.

Chart the Course, Anchors Aweigh, and Cast Off to the Cleveland Convention Center on March 21-22, 2019!

Apply to be a NOHRC 2019 Speaker

Are you a Subject Matter Expert and would like to share your secrets to success? Or do you have best practices to share with HR professionals from across North East Ohio?

The Cleveland Society for Human Resource Management invites you to submit an online speaker presentation proposal that outlines your experience and expertise that could be shared with over 650 plus Human Resource Professionals. The Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference (NOHRC) is scheduled for March 21-22, 2019 at the Cleveland Convention Center in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

What are we looking for?

Your proposal should outline your learning objectives that can be used in:

  • Practical application sessions for attendees;
  • Current human resource issues;
  • Research findings;
  • Case studies;
  • Future trends in human resource management/development;
  • Employee/management programs;
  • Techniques or processes;
  • Social media;
  • Organizational development; and/or,
  • Employment law.

Interested in submitting a proposal?

Having your presentation complement our theme would certainly add value for our conference registrants!

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please go to  and click on “Programs” and then the “Call For Speakers” link at the top of the page, or go to the Call for Presentations page directly:

If you have any questions, please e-mail:


All proposals must be received by September 17, 2018.