Are you an HR professional looking to develop your career? Then start planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest. Sponsored by the Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of the state of Washington, the Washington State Employment Law & HR Conference is the premier event for industry professionals. You are not going to want to miss your chance to engage with the leading experts in this field as you soak up practical knowledge to apply to your everyday business practices. Keep reading for more information about this dynamic event and how you can be a part of it:
Those in the HR industry will want to strongly consider attending this vibrant conference, aimed at professional development and networking. This year’s conference will be held on Friday, March 13, at the Bellevue Hyatt. Early-bird registration for SHRM members starts at $399.
There are also prices for non-members, late registrations, students, and those who only want to attend the pre-conference workshop. With so many pricing and attendance options, it is easy to find the best fits for your personal needs. A variety of breakout sessions and unique tracks allow you to customize an agenda that you will enjoy and find beneficial.
WHERE TO STAY
By choosing one of the many extended stay hotels in Bellevue, you will put yourself right at the doorstep of the conference while also enjoying the best amenities of this Seattle Eastside suburb.
The Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue is the perfect choice for your needs, boasting modern guestrooms, an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast, and a 24-hour fitness center. Or choose to stay at the centrally located Bellevue Club Hotel, featuring an indoor pool, athletic club, spa, and swanky guestrooms. This boutique hotel is pricey but worth it if you want to treat yourself.
There is no shortage of fun to be had in Bellevue. Escape the conference and check out the newly opened Forum Social House, featuring a Topgolf Swing Suite, miniature golf, the Rockwell Sound Lounge, and a lively restaurant. The downtown Bellevue area also features the popular Bellevue Arts Museum and the charming 20-acre Downtown Park.
The center of the Bellevue scene is the Bellevue Collection, featuring a host of upscale and dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities. All of this action is located within walking distance of the Washington State Employment Law & HR Conference, making it easy to fit some fun into your busy itinerary.
EATS AND DRINKS BELLEVUE STYLE
As the epicenter of all of the fun on Seattle’s Eastside, it is no surprise that Bellevue boasts an abundance of restaurants catering to every taste and budget. After a day at the conference, head up to the 21st floor of the Bank of America building in the Bellevue Place to enjoy a premium steak dinner at the iconic Daniel’s Broiler. This classic steakhouse is also known for its affordable yet fancy happy hour, delivering views of the Seattle skyline and the towering Olympic Mountains. For a more casual meal, be sure to check out the friendly 520 Bar & Grill, serving up its famous hot wings, burgers, and a selection of fresh seafood favorites such as clams and mussels. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at 520.