Recruitment events are a powerful tool that should not be underestimated. As well as learning all about the latest innovations in the industry, it’s a chance for you and your team to network and get to know the key players in the industry. With recruitment trends for 2019 edging towards technology, mobile apps and marketing, there are a lot of things to discover and take onboard throughout the year.🤓

From vast weekend conferences to intimate training seminars; there are so many recruitment, sourcing and HR events to take advantage of. Fill your company’s calendar with thought-provoking events that’ll help you craft your strategies, improve diversity and stay ahead of the game. Here are just some of the best recruitment events happening throughout 2019 across Europe and America that you should know about.


Sourcing Summit Europe

Famous for its top list of industry speakers, the annual Sourcing Summit Europe events bring together the best talent from all realms of the sourcing industry. Taking over three cities in 2019, the SOSU is where you can enhance your abilities, find out more about tech and enjoy networking with professionals across the globe. Register for insightful discussions and lectures from organisations who are paving the way in the sourcing community.

3-4th April, Munich

6-7th June, Estonia

9-11th October, Amsterdam


ERE, Sourcecon & Talent42


Originating in North America, the ERE Media series of events have now also expanded to take Europe by storm. The ERE Recruiting Conference takes place in San Diego and Washington D.C. and is the largest of its kind in the world. Its candidate-driven focus, topical lectures and smaller group discussions lend itself to its favourable community feel. SourceCon in Seattle and Amsterdam gives you the tools needed to transform your sourcing strategies through interactive, actionable talks. If you’re in Seattle and are in need of some top tech talent, then Talent42 is where you should head to. Through roundtables and comprehensive training, it’s solely dedicated to helping you hire the top talent you need to propel your business forward.


11-12th June, Seattle, WA


19-21st March, Seattle, WA

21-22nd May, Amsterdam

ERE Recruiting Conference

22-24th April, San Diego, CA
14-16th October, Washington D.C.



Unleash is back, bringing its HR Tech expertise to audiences across several interactive conferences. With insight from global leaders in the worlds of both HR and technology, Unleash is constantly looking forward at the next big thing to shape the industry. Innovation and people are at the core of its events; pay a visit and leave feeling inspired.

19-20th March, London

14-15th May, Las Vegas, NV

22-23rd October, Paris



For one day only, join the 300 visionaries who meet to discuss the challenges, new technology innovations and major trends of the HR industry at Hubday. Looking at topics from training and recruitment to internal processes and the digital transformation; Hubday creates a space for focused learning. It focuses on developing the HR industry in France with lectures spoken in the French language only.

4th June, Paris


Future of Work Summit

From industry changes, future trends and planning a flexible company dynamic; the Future of Work Summit will answer the important questions surrounding HR Technologies and targeted demographics. Visit to take away a deep understanding of the millennial mindset in the workplace and get practical advice on how you can steer your strategy towards technology.

13th June, London


Recruitment Agency Expo

The Recruitment Agency Expo is the UK’s largest event that focuses its attention on supporting recruitment agencies. This is, predominantly, a trade event that lets you see the beneficial technology, products and services that could aid your day-to-day processes. As well as being a central hub for networking, this showcase is a great way to stay ahead of the game with a detailed and practical look at the latest industry trends.

5th-6th February, London

2nd-3rd October, Birmingham


Emerce events

Looking at innovating recruitment strategies, Emerce has more than 35 international speakers, experts and panellists who aim to enlighten their audiences on all things recruitment. From marketing and privacy to sourcing and tools, this comprehensive conference will not disappoint. It will give you the insight you need to move your recruitment strategy forward.

4th April, Amsterdam



With an exciting lineup from top brands, RecruitCon uses an acquisition focused programme to help audiences structure their recruitment strategies. Attend to network with industry experts and learn from top global brands such as Amazon. Metric models, TRM systems, data analytics and innovation are just some of the topics you can expect to be up for discussion.

9-10th May, Austin, TX


The Global Recruiter Summit

With a continued focus on diversity, this year the Global Recruiter Summit is unique from many others. It aims to unearth the challenges and initiatives from agencies within the industry as well as their candidates and their clients. Enjoy the keynote speaker’s seminars about positive change and take away practical advice about how to improve diversity within your own recruitment culture.

6th March, London


Tec Rec Berlin

This multi-platform conference focuses on tackling the challenges in sourcing and hiring new tech talent. Tec Rec Berlin aims to give you a comprehensive look at the best practices that’ll utilise recruiting software to ease your day-to-day challenges. Expect solutions to your tech recruitment troubles with speakers talking you through the do’s and don’ts in attracting, recruiting, onboarding and integrating the very best of tech talent.

21-22nd November, Berlin


Talent Summit

Sharing thought leadership to its audiences, Talent Summit is becoming one of the largest HR & Leadership conferences in Europe. Focusing on the people behind recruiting data, pay a visit to network and learn how to build a better place to work through inspiring, motivational presentations from the industry’s finest.

27th February, Dublin

9th May, Galway


These are just some of the best recruitment conferences to attend in 2019, but with a growing industry that’s rapidly changing, keep an eye out for more popping up in a city near you. 👀