July 12, 2016

Globoforce Announces WorkHuman 2017 Conference

July 12, 2016 | Globoforce Press Release

Landmark annual event to be held May 30-June 1, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona

Globoforce to also kick off new WorkHuman Regional Forums in July and August 2016, with stops in New York, Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. & DUBLIN – July 12, 2016 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today officially announced its WorkHuman® 2017 conference will be held May 30-June 1 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. The annual event has grown three times in size since the inaugural event in 2015. To learn more about #WorkHuman, click here. The award-winning HR conference, pioneered by Globoforce, is designed to empower organizations to harness the transformative power of emotional connections between colleagues. HR and business leaders will discover how to create a work culture that energizes all employees to do the best work of their lives and enables companies to thrive. “WorkHuman is a movement and one-of-a-kind conference that offers inspiration and proven strategies for creating humanity-inspired evolution in the modern workplace,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “By joining a community of global business leaders and visionaries, attendees can become the catalysts for change in unlocking the future of the human workplace.” The roster of speakers for WorkHuman 2015 and 2016 featured some of the world’s most influential thought leaders, including actors Michael J. Fox and Rob Lowe, social psychologist and author Amy Cuddy, Arianna Huffington, Gary Hamel, and bestselling authors Shawn Achor, Adam Grant, and Eric Mosley. The event lineup of keynotes, interactive workshops, and CHRO and HR practitioner panels educates attendees about how to build a more human workplace, while offering attendees the opportunity to network with industry peers and learn from leaders of some of the world’s most admired companies. WorkHuman 2016 featured HR leaders from JetBlue, LinkedIn, UnitedHealth Group, and priceline.com, discussing topics such as human-centric leadership, how to nurture a culture of employee happiness and the ROI of social recognition. WorkHuman was recently named the recipient of four awards, including gold for Best Brand Experience Event at the Network Products Guide IT World Awards®, and silver for Best Tradeshow or Convention and Best Corporate Image Event at the 2016 American Business Awards. For questions about the conference, email registration@workhuman.com To satisfy demand, Globoforce will also host new WorkHuman Regional Forums in July and August 2016, with stops in New York, Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco. Praise for WorkHuman: “WorkHuman is all about creating great workplaces that are built to bring out the best in people and harness the power of social connections to drive positive business results…Thank you Globoforce for one of the best conferences I’ve attended in a long time!” ~ Jennifer Payne, manager, Talent Management & Engagement, Tops Markets “WorkHuman is…one of the new transformative conferences on the landscape within the HR industry…how do you engage an audience with awesome content and engage your brand without constantly shoving a sales pitch down your throat! WorkHuman has it figured out!” ~ Tim Sackett, president, HRU Technical Resources   “The things that make us most human—our passion, our creativity, our capacity for change—those are exactly the capabilities that our organizations need today.” ~ Gary Hamel, world-renowned business thinker and innovation guru   “When it comes to recognizing and rewarding the contributions of the modern HR department, there is no other movement out there that’s paying attention to the needs of HR executives like WorkHuman.” ~ Laurie Ruettimann, former Human Resources leader turned influential speaker, writer and entrepreneur   “As I moved through the two and a half days of the event, I was continually assessing: would organizational leaders find value in this conference as well? I’m giving this conference a resounding “yes!” And not just for your HR leadership team; all members of your leadership team—from the front line to the senior team—would benefit.” ~ Jennifer V. Miller, Huffington Post Contributor and Founder, The People Equation   “Worth going to 100%. Anyone who goes all in on a novel conference approach gets my vote.” ~ Kris Dunn, Chief Human Resources Officer for Kinetix, Founder of HR Capitalist and Fistful of Talent   About Globoforce Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human cultures through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company pioneered the WorkHuman movement, created to galvanize organizations and leaders worldwide to create a more human workplace. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more:
Contact: Shweta Agarwal (508) 229-1541 Shweta.Agarwal@globoforce.com


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