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HR Tech World San Francisco opens today with first exclusive US show

The Fastest Growing Show on the Future of Work opens its doors to senior HR leaders at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture

SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2017 - HR Tech World, the fastest growing international show on the Future of Work, opens today in San Francisco with keynote speeches from
Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO & Co-Founder of VaynerMedia & VaynerRSE and
Peter Hinssen, Chairman & Co-Founder of Nexxworks.

HR Tech World’s exclusive US show for senior HR leaders takes place at the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture on June 14 – 15, 2017 in San Francisco, CA gathering the Who's Who of the industry – thinkers, doers and innovators from across the globe such as LinkedIn, eBay, Cisco, Mastercard as well as the FBI and General Motors to name a few - to share industry knowledge about the latest trends and issues on the interface between people, technology and organizations and what it means for the future.

HR Tech World will deliver unparalleled content with +100 sessions and keynotes featuring visionaries and inspirational speakers who are at the forefront of the Future of Work:
Vivek Wadhwa Distinguished Fellow & Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Scoble Entrepreneur in Residence at UploadVR
Peter Arvai CEO and Co-Founder of Prezi
Josh Bersin Principal & Founder at Bersin by Deloitte
Jason Averbook
Thought Leader & Author


"We're really excited to be in San Francisco," said Marc Coleman, CEO of HR Tech World, "Our first US show will bring new influences to our industry and will shake up the HR event space featuring an awesome and distinctively influential group of business leaders to share their ground-breaking perspectives, offering a unique mix of insight and debate. HR Tech World is packed with pre-events, start-up hubs and will have networking opportunities creating a vibe not found at other events. Our attendees will return back to the office with new knowledge that they can immediately put into action to Optimize, Enable, and Unleash their People!"


HR Tech World is proud to be working with the biggest global market leaders including SAP SuccessFactors and Workday, who are major investors at this year’s show. Among the other sponsors at the HR Tech World Expo, expect to meet Crossknowldge, ADP, Smartrecruiters, Avature, NGA HR, Adobe, Workforce, Cornerstone, IBM, Phenom People, Restless Bandit, Deloitte, alongside firms such as Microsoft, General Electric, Pfizer, Kraft, Google, Facebook, and many other innovative organizations. For the full agenda visit:

previous press releases
> HR Tech World adds Robert Scoble & Speakers from WICKR, NETFLIX, PREZI, LOREAL AND IBM WATSON to US Show agenda for senior HR leaders in San Francisco next month
SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2017

> HR Tech World - San Francisco announces agenda
SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2017

About HR Tech World

Founded in 2011, HR Tech World is the largest international enterprise HR show focused on the Future of Work & Technology with locations in London, Amsterdam, San Francisco and Paris that has scaled to 10,000 attendees from over 120 countries in 2017.

The show combined with a strong community is having a powerful impact on shaping the Future of Work and help organizations optimize, enable, and unleash their people by sharing industry knowledge about the latest trends and issues on the interface between people, technology and what it means for the future. Our clients include the most exciting brands and forward thinking organizations in the world. Our shows have featured impressive business visionaries including Sir Richard Branson, Rachel Botsman, Gary Hamel, Sir Ken Robinson and Arianna Huffington to share their ground-breaking perspectives offering a unique mix of insight and debate, and a networking opportunity that creates a vibe not found at any other show.

The HR Tech World shows have become the marketplace of choice for the HR Community.

Press Registration

Press registration

All press and media representatives who plan to attend HR Tech World in San Francisco must register their interest in attending the show. The HR Tech World PR team will review registrations received and send notification by email within 5 working days, as to whether attendance is approved. If you have any questions about registration or require assistance, please contact Andi Lustak at

Press Passes to HR Tech World San Francisco are free-of-charge to press/media/ industry analysts/ bloggers with valid and current credentials and are subject to approval by the HR Tech World PR team. Press Passes provide access to all Keynote and Break-out Sessions, all activities in the HR Tech World Expo, the Conference bag and access to presentations post-event. Press delegates will also have access to the Press Lounge & Workroom.

Press FAQS

Q: How do members of the press qualify for a press pass?
A: Reporters, editors and freelance journalists will need to provide proof of the organization they represent and/ or provide a direct link to their latest written article or report from the past 3 months, with name included, posted at an editorial or analyst website. The PR Team will not search a website for an article and publication home pages will not be accepted. A direct link is required.

Q: How do industry analysts qualify for a press pass?
A: Freelance writers and analysts from recognised publications and organizations must provide both a business card with an analyst house title and a sample of an industry-related report published in the past six months.

Q: Are financial analysts able to obtain a press pass?
A: Financial analysts, regardless of editorial assignments, will not be given editorial press passes.

Q. Are bloggers able to obtain a press pass?
A. Bloggers are subject to the same press registration process as all other media, and registration will be judged individually and based upon the credibility of the blog itself. Bloggers must have covered HR topics for a minimum of three months with a consistent posting rate (at least 2 posts a week). Additional information, such as Technorati ratings and number of hits/page views, will also be taken into consideration.

Q:Where do I pick up my press pass?
A: You will need to pick up your press pass on-site at the HR Tech World San Francisco registration area, located in the Festival Pavilion of the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.

Q: How are pre-show interviews arranged?
A: Contact Andi Lustak at to arrange pre-show interviews with speakers and HR Tech World Founder and CEO, Marc Coleman.