“I’ve been to many different kinds of conferences, group learning, etc. This is hands down one of the very best. You’ve chosen people who have lived the issue they speak about. That brings more interest and credibility. I find their stories applicable to what my company goes through. The format, changing approaches, small scheduled meetings, the ice breakers, etc. were all fabulously done. My congratulations and appreciation to those who put this event together. If there were any problems at all, they were not evident. Thank you” Teri Hassell, Sysco Montana

“Overall speakers were excellent, personal stories, passion and practical advice approach was highlighted. Good coverage of current HR challenges with culture, change and transformation.  Excellent experience to network with colleagues.” – Valerie Blanchett, The Andersons Inc

“Great experience overall! I would highly recommend this conference to others in the HR field, especially high level HR people (VP’s CHROs) – who can implement change to their organizations.” Iris Drayton-Spann, Goodwill Industries International

“This was an excellent opportunity to network and gain insight from other senior HR leaders. We often are so focused on the development of our associates that we don’t make time for our own growth and stretching.” Michelle Dean, HD Supply Construction and Industrial

“Enriching experience with peers who share with generosity and candor, learning of new ideas in a magnificently managed event.” – Zareen Mohta, NEO Tech

“Excellent presenters. This was a great opportunity to learn from experts and leaders from multiple industries.” Stephanie Lorenzo, Citizens Parking

“Overall the speaking faculty was excellent, with experienced senior leaders giving real, practical lessons from experience.” – Tim Weyland, TopCon

“You execute these session like clockwork. Many thanks for your dedication and attention to detail.” – Sharon Dunbar, General Dynamics Mission Systems

“Great experience. First HRMI event and I will definitely attend others in the future. Engaging and relevant speakers and discussions. Business meetings were set up strategically, good discussion and good opportunity for networking.” Amanda Wojczak, Associa

“Very well done and great topics! I really enjoyed the depth of the speakers and insights provided, as well as the access to networking.” Thomas Jefferson, Dover

“Extremely Well done. Encore!” Emanuel Maxwell, Aramark

“Very impressive presenter! IPMI employees are very talented and commitment is very transparent.” Mina Shams, Cobham PLC

“Very relevant and well-presented content. Just the right length, and very engaging.” Ron Peppe, Canam Group

“Faculty: Excellent. Level of Discussion: Excellent. Priority of issues: Excellent.” Laurie Saltzman-Kovatch, Wyndham Vacation Ownership

“IPMI Staff were all very friendly and helpful” Heather Sprague, Saint Alphonsus Health Systems

“This first experience was amazing for me.  It allowed me to get in contact with key professionals and learn about how I could work with them in my coaching functions. Great event at night allowing participants to have a good time and make great contacts. Good ice breaker game.” – Maryse Larose, Avenue Coaching

“Great opportunity to meet and learn from peers” – Kristine Emmett, Bell Canad

“Educational, professional and innovative.”  - David Williams, Northern Health 

“Relevant topic, full agenda, great peer participation” – Bruce Kent, Mattamy Homes

“Very glad I attended as I have some useful takeaways and established some welcome connections” – Barb Keenan, Ontario Power Generations

“I was impressed with the quality of speakers and with the brand represented by the participants and speakers.” Dessalen Wood, Cineplex

“Great forum to bring so many amazing HR colleagues together” Deb LaMere, Ceridian

“This was a well-planned, executed event bringing together senior HR thought leaders across country/industry, resulting in a rewarding and valuable development and networking experience! Huge Thanks!” – Glenda Routeau, Catholic School Services, Alberta

“Good Work” – Richard LeBlanc, Sobeys

“Very useful meetings. Good level of participants.” – Jayleen Groff, Viterra Inc.

“The networking and learning opportunity has been invaluable.” Lorraine Blair, CI Financial

“Good job, great communication” Phil Wylie, Oliver and Bonacini

“Great sessions”  - France Jacques, Coast Capital Savings

“Excellent learning and engagement, thank you!”  Jaclyn Sophik, Kibs and company

“My experience was memorable, I will take back so many new ideas in addition to so many new HR contacts.” – Carol Iomel, Enerflex

“I loved the conference! I was very inspired.” Stefany Ting, Coca-Cola Canada

“My experience with the HR Management Institute was very positive. It confirmed to me that regardless of size of organization or type of work and industry, all companies deal with very similar HR issues. Coming together is a great way to learn how others are navigating through the issues and the creative solutions they are developing in order to resolve.” Shelley McInnis, Canadian Pacific Railway

“Informing, insightful, confirming, learning and fun! A top quality event from every perspective.” Dave Leschasin, Winnepeg Regional Health Authority

“This was a great opportunity to connect with other leaders, get key learning, reflect on what my organization is doing well and find vendors to help me change the areas that I want to improve! Overall I was very impressed with the conference, and would attend again! Huge Thank you to the HRMI staff! I can only imagine how many logistics you were juggling at all times, and you made everything run so smooth!” – Kate Parker, KGHM International

“Great experience with leaders offering valuable insights and learning, every session gave me insights. Would be good to have a motivational, inspiring speaker as well as a non-HR leader to speak to partnering and value of HR to Organization.” Vanessa Black, PT Health

“Opportunity to network was good and learning opportunities through the presentations was appreciated.” Kelly Cotton, Armtec, LP

“A useful event with more unrealized potential than others I have seen. Would like to see more time in small groups to promote better networking more flex in schedule, case studies or panels.” Steve Clark, Procon

“The professionalism and open sharing of succession and lessons learned was awesome – it gave my brain goose bumps. Thank you!” Stella Cosby, Cervus Equipment Corporation

“Very good overall” – Caroline Hupé

“The experience was enriching and provided new best practices and experiences from speakers from different industries. “Carmen Rodriguez, Standard Products

“Opportunity for rapid fire collection of ideas on best practices on new initiatives in HR and business world. Great venue to meet very bright leaders moving issues forward.” – Dwight Winfield Care Partners

“Great networking, enjoyed the Canadian content” Caroline Campbell, Shannex

“It was a very informative and well run conference.” Ron Hyson, Giant Tiger

“I appreciated hearing from other HR practitioners!” Amy Stern, ALDO Group

“Great opportunity to hear from and network with senior HR leaders from a diversity of industries, in scale, service and scope.” – Johanne Doucet, Aecon

“Professionally productive, personally inspiring!”
Douglas Howe, SugarCreek Packing Co.

“This was a relevant & engaging discussion among peers on topics of common interest. Great networking”
Valerie Blanchett, Cargill, Inc.

”Enjoyable and productive”
Rick Merritt, OSI Systems, Inc.

“I came as a skeptic and I am leaving as a strong believer. Thank you for the experience!”
Zareen Mohta, OnCore Manufacturing             

“Outstanding exposure to new tools and resources for today’s workplace challenges”
Kellye Wise, Roseburg Forest Products

“Very motivational, great networking experience hearing from other HR professionals”
Donna Bazil, Aruze Gaming America

“Excellent venue to keep updated on the latest trends, best practices and new tools for HR. Thank you!”
Chris Arlaud, Safeway

“Another first rate, highly productive event.”
Sharon Dunbar, General Dynamics Mission Systems

“Higher level discussions and interactions than other events I have attended”
Herb Callahan, Golden State Foods

“Fantastic overall.  Absolutely outstanding across the board – superb situationals conducive to learning, networking and moving forward!  Very well run!  HRMI staff were fantastic in keeping us on task, on time & on target…thank you!”
Sharon Dunbar, General Dynamics Mission Systems

“I was worried I would be focused on work, but I found sessions informative and engagingto want to listen and hear more.  I was not sure what to expect when I came, but I love what I am walking away with.  I would definitely do this again!”
Natalie Beyer, Deutsche Bank

“Whole conference experience very well done.  I’ve been to conferences in past with similar formats – you did this exceptionally well.  Thank you for this learning / connection opportunity”
Eva Lynne Disbro, McKee Foods

“Topics and providers were very relevant to current trends / needs in HR and I enjoyed meeting / learning from other HR professionals in different industries”
Michelle Jacques, State Street Corporation

“Very good experience with networking, learning about new vendors and validated other cos. [sic] going through the same challenges we are”
Sabrina Bates, Gardner Denver

“Insightful, interesting & innovative”
Amy Kaufman, The Results Companies

“Every year the content gets better”
Mallory Anhouse, IPG Mediabrands

“The event was well arranged, the accommodation was excellent.  The plenary discussions were great.”
Lisa Liu, Neusoft America, Inc

“Excellent networking opportunity with senior HR professionals in a well-organized, low stress venue / environment”
Pete Lazar, Haldex

“This was my first event with HRMI.  The information and ideas shared are thought provoking and valuable”
Christine Bauwens, WinCo Foods

“I really enjoyed hearing the challenges we as HR leaders face and learning about the solutions others are taking as a result”
Edward Turner, Energetics Incorporated

“Efficient use of time to gain information and insights about HR ideas and products”
Lucinda Smith, AGCO Corp

“The HRMI event was excellent – well organized and run.  Venue perfect.  Dinner events above expectations”
Patti Kelly, Capsugel

“Very professional and well executed”
Gary Duncan, Art Van Furniture

“The best HR conference I’ve attended in a long while!”
Geoff Washburn, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point

“A terrific opportunity to being a conversation in a structured environment.  No improvement – I thought it was terrific!” 
Kerri Garbis, Ovation Communication

“By far the value from these conferences is hearing senior HR execs share their journeys.  Overall excellent experience especially networking.” 
Anita Lefebvre, Hewlett-Packard Company

“This was a very positive first interaction for me” 
Emily Chambers, Cox Media Group

“It was a great opportunity to stay current with the latest HR topics and network with some great HR folks.” 
Tim Sullivan, The Industrial Company

“Loved the format and variety of topics covered.” 
Gwyn Touchet, Fort Bend ISD

“It was a great venue, perfect size, good vendor interface.” 
Kimberly Bright, PABCO Building Products

“Extremely informative with excellent subject matter experts.”
Carlos Lima, CR&R Inc

“Flawless planning, coordination and execution on the logistics.  Thank you once again for inviting me to participate in the HRMI.  I appreciated the opportunity to network and learn from senior HR leaders cross industry.  I also made some valuable contacts with some vendors that I plan to follow up with in the near future.”
Anthony Dinkins, Carnival Cruise Lines

“Really liked the relaxed format and casual meals.  High quality delegates with genuine interest.” 
Eric Bergeron, Ovation Communication

“It was a great opportunity to hear about new ideas and different approaches to solving talent challenges.”
 Craig Heckman, Express

“Really great.  Peer exchange was v.valuable!” 
Catty Bennett-Sattler, UNDP

“Excellent opportunity to learn from peers and to experience exposure to new products from vendors without high pressure sales.” 
Robert Buda, Airgas USA LLC

“Very professional, well organized, on time.”  
Anita Caslin, Vintage Hotels

“Connecting the right level colleagues to collaborate on the latest challenges.” 
Amy Esser, McCann Worldgroup

“Very creative.  Enjoyed the openness and level of participants.” 
Heather Zammit, OSI Systems Inc

“Great opportunity to network & learn.” 
David Pearson, Home Depot

“I wasn’t sure what the event would be like but I was very impressed.  It’s tightly organized, great diversity of speakers and I enjoyed the level of expertise of the attendees.”
Ursula Zopp, Auberge Resorts

"The conference was very well organized. The format was well balanced, allowing the opportunity to listen to experienced HR practitioners shared their experiences, as well as service providers and consultants present their solutions in a way that was informative and without a feeling of high-pressure sales-pitch. Those were, in my opinion, three well spent days, supported by a very good venue and logistics.”
Cesar Aguirre, American Tower Corporation

“Great event for networking and to get more personal presentations on companies pertinent to our roles in HR. Good blend of information and vendors in sessions.” 
Todd York, Sykes

“Time well spent, put together well.”
Brad Neilley, ABM Industries

“Great Learning experience for me and excellent opportunity to connect with vendors to solve our open issues.”
Rebecca Callahan, Citi

“Great blend of Best Practices, overview of vendor offerings and networking.”
Steve Bertram, Amgen

“Really enjoyed the diversity of speakers.”
Kevin Brown, Atkins

“Stellar presentations, topics, presenters and organizers. One of the best learning and networking experiences.”
Janet Taylor Mullins, Rock-Tenn Company

“A good mix of content, senior attendees, solution providers, and peers living in the trenches just like myself.”
Ron Lawrence,  VF Corporation

“An outstanding event covering an extensive amount of content in an intimate setting which greatly enabled best practice sharing and networking with top HR professional.”
Erin Johnson, Ingram Micro

“As I had not attended before, I didn’t know what to expect; I was really happy with the learning and networking provided.”
Michael Isaacs, Vista Health System

“Very good use of my time. The presentation material was excellent.”
Alejandro Ceron, Marsh & McLennan

“The HR Management Institute was great! The quality of speakers was excellent and I really appreciated the networking opportunities included in the schedule.”
Ed Turner, Energetics Incorporated

“An excellent opportunity for networking and one on one conversation.”
Darlene Zwolinski, Asurint

“A very professional, well-run organization.”
Susan Miller, Purchasing Power

"The HR Management Institute provides HR professionals a great opportunity to learn from some of the best in our industry... A very good experience."
Ken Peterson, BI-LO LLC

"Well done with good quality speakers and attendees - very good audience interaction."                                 Todd Helms, Genuine Parts Company

 "All meetings were excellent! Open discussion. Very satisfied overall."
Chris Morrow, Volt Consulting Group

"Format excellent, content excellent, networking opportunities excellent!  Very productive and innovative. Time well spent."
Deborah Greene, IDB Bank

"The conference provided an excellent exchange of relevant & thought provoking ideas."
Maureen Schaffer, XO Communications

"Great meetings with potential clients…Your staff was very professional, supportive & helpful!"
Don Williams, The Oxygen Plan

"Excellent conference. Great content and great staff!"
Kelly Parrish, Hewlett Packard

"A very informative beneficial session with a great mix of networking and information…. Good mix of meetings and presentations… Speakers were knowledgeable on the topics…Perfect amount of networking time to meet participants…The team was very helpful and receptive - outstanding communication and follow-up."
Brian Knothe, OfficeMax

"A true learning event that provides workplace actions when you return to your organization."
Daphne Logan, Feeding America

 "I was very impressed with the speakers. The size of the conference truly allowed for networking.” "Liked format of meetings, informative versus tough sell."
Veena Bricker, Avaya

"This event provided a tremendous opportunity to network with other senior HR leaders regarding strategy, best practices, and implemented solutions on various pressing issues facing HR.  Also, the no pressure format of meeting service provider leaders was helpful in evaluating our current plans to implement solutions in an efficient manner.  Continuing to build upon the relationships at the conference is another side benefit."
Nicole Dean, Belk, Inc

"Productive use of my time to see examples of best practices and innovative HR leaders."  & "Nice blend of presentations, networking & vendors."
Michael Geary, Kiewit

"The best I've attended." 
Kelly Fladger, Coca -Cola Enterprises

"Great opportunity to meet new colleagues and exchange ideas." 
Scott Cook, Day & Zimmerman

"Fantastic opportunity to engage my peers and build relationships...not just network." 
Keith Dunbar, Defense Intelligence Agency

"The Institute offers a unique, opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues in a small group format that facilitates actionable outcomes…. I honestly was not sure what to expect - but the event was definitely an A+. I love the small group format and the business meeting approach to vendor interaction is far more productive than the tradeshow format. Thanks for a productive and informative event!" 
Lillian LeBlanc, Baptist Health South Florida

Well organized, customer focused, and professional.”
Camille Gaylor, Sony Electronics

“Outstanding presenters that presented innovative practices and emerging trends was of tremendous value for me.”
Bridget Hindle, Sovereign Santander Bancorp

“As a senior HR professional it is a must to look outside your walls and see what others are doing and tackling similar issues and challenges.”
Adriana Cabré, Amylin Pharmaceuticals (Bristol Myers Squibb)

“Excellent venue to learn and discuss best practices and network with peers and vendors.”
Stephen Sheehy, Day & Zimmermann

“The conference was a great networking tool, provided great insight to successful practices of other businesses and provided an understanding of different products in the market.”
Andre Barnabei, Rivers Casino