Best-Selling Author and Leadership Guru to Keynote GSHRM Conference

Best-selling author and leadership guru Roger Grannis will be a keynote speaker at the Greenville SHRM 2023 HR & Leadership Conference in April

Best-selling author and Fortune 100 leadership consultant Roger Grannis will be one of four keynote speakers at the Greenville SHRM HR & Leadership Conference held April 26-27. Titled “Navigating the Waves of Change,” the conference will be held at the Greenville Convention Center and is expected to draw approximately 300 business leaders and HR professionals of all levels.

Keynote Speakers
Grannis is one of the country’s most trusted advisors for sales leadership and training. For over 30 years he has been driving sales growth at companies such as Gartner, GE, Wells Fargo, PepsiCo and more. His keynote address will close the conference on April 27.

Other keynote speakers during the two-day conference are:
· Denice Biocca, Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer of GE Gas Power
· Chad Ayers, Owner of Proactive Response Group
· Employment Law Expert Panelists providing commentary and opinion on the most universally complex legal challenges facing employers today.

Breakout Sessions
Keynote addresses will be interspersed with a variety of breakout sessions focused on the following topics:
· Employee Well Being
· Employee Engagement
· Legal and Compliance
· Health and Safety
· Leadership

An exhibit hall will feature a variety of vendors promoting goods and services specifically designed to help HR and business professionals be more efficient and effective in their jobs. Exhibit space is nearly full and interested companies should contact to inquire about availability and pricing.

Silent Auction
A silent auction will take place throughout the conference with proceeds benefitting Greenville SHRM and programs supporting workplace and employment initiatives throughout the region. Greenville SHRM is a nonprofit organization and items donated to the auction are tax deductible. Items may be donated via this online form.

Registration and Pricing
Advance registration is required to attend the 2023 GSHRM HR & Leadership Conference, which may be done online at Cost is $299 through April 9 and increases to $349 on April 10.

A pre-conference session will be held the morning of April 26. For an additional $79, participants of the pre-conference session will learn how to be strategic at an organizational, professional, and personal level regardless of experience level.

Platinum sponsor is Ogletree Deakins and Diamond sponsor is Maynard Nexsen. Other conference sponsors are Payfluence HCM, Truliant Federal Credit Union, Furman University, Propel HR, Paylocity, SC State Credit Union, ARCpoint Labs, and Upstate Alliance. Companies interested in sponsoring or being an exhibitor should contact to inquire about availability and pricing.

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The Greenville Society for Human Resource Management (GSHRM) is the area’s premier human resource organization. Over 400 members, the chapter provides a forum for leadership and learning discussions that impact Greenville’s business environment. The work of GSHRM helps attract and retain world-class companies and talent in the Upstate community. GSHRM provides tremendous value to human resource and business professionals through educational opportunities, networking with community leaders and peers, and developing meaningful relationships that aid in professional and personal growth. Learn more at and on LinkedIn.

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