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The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) is excited to announce its bi-annual conference in Norfolk, VA! Our conference promotes a spirit of fellowship and cooperation among its members, provides excellent educational programming and advances their interest in the field of Human Resources. In addition to offering informative workshops, professional networking opportunities and social events, we will also provide an engaging, interactive exhibitor exposition fo

 Export to Your Calendar 2/25/2021 to 2/28/2021
When: February 25 - 28, 2021
8:00am - 5:00pm
Where: Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel
100 East Main Street
Expo Hall
Norfolk, Virginia  23510
United States
Contact: Michelle Brewer
312-378-3725


Online registration is available until: 10/1/2020
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The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) is excited to announce its bi-annual conference in Norfolk, VA!  Our conference promotes a spirit of fellowship and cooperation among its members, provides excellent educational programming and advances their interest in the field of Human Resources.            

 

In addition to offering informative workshops, professional networking opportunities and social events, we will also provide an engaging, interactive exhibitor exposition for our Attendees.  We are currently soliciting HR Service Providers to participate in our 2021 Exhibitor Expo.  Unlike traditional expositions, we’ve added a unique twist to our Exhibitor Expo!  Each Exhibitor is expected to showcase its products and services in a manner that is clearly aligned as a resource to Human Resources professionals.  We also expect our Attendees to leave each exhibit with a “best practice” tip that they can incorporate within their organizations. 

 

We prefer that all Exhibitors’ products and/or services align with at least one of the following Exhibitor Categories:

 

 

§Human Resources Technology

§Employment & Labor Law

§Human Capital Consulting

§Payroll, Compensation & Benefits

§Learning & Development

§Talent Management

§Leadership & Executive Coaching

§Employee Wellness

§HR Analytics

§Employee Rewards & Recognition

 

 

If your organization would like to be considered, please adhere to the following important milestones:

 

 

Action

Date

Submit Exhibitor Request Form

09/01/2020 – 02/01/2021

Exhibitor Selection and Notification

02/01/2021

Return Exhibitor Agreement and Expo Deposit

02/01/2021

Return Final Expo Payment

02/01/2021

Participate on Exhibitor Conference Call

02/01/2021

Arrive for Expo Set-Up (8:00am – 5:00pm)

02/24/2021

Participate in the Exhibitor Expo

02/25/2021 – 02/27/2021

Prepare to pack up (4:00pm – 7:00pm)

02/28/2021

 

Please do not contact NAAAHR before the end of May as we will need time to consider all requests.  Exhibitors will be notified via email. If you have any questions, please send an email to: expo@naaah.org ATTN: Vendor Relations.

  

ABOUT NAAAHR

 

Incorporated in September, 1998, the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR), is an inspirational and unique global career development and networking powerhouse for Black and African American human resources practitioners and those who are aligned with our goals.  We have over 35 chapters and interest groups throughout the nation and a social media community with more than 15,000 HR members and affiliates.  We excel by creating value for our members, corporate partners and donors.

 

Membership with NAAAHR provides valuable development and exposure including: Networking, Career Opportunities, Educational and Professional Development, Mentorship and Coaching and Tools, Tips and Resources.  These opportunities enhance the careers of our members and position them to be key contributors to the strategic direction of their organizations.

 

For additional information about our organization, please visit our website:  www.naaahr.org.

 

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE PROFILE

 

Our conferences are typically well attended by both our members and affiliates.  We normally have 500+ conference attendees. They are typically Human Resource professionals who possess experience in talent acquisition, talent management, compensation, benefits, training and organizational design.  Many work in leadership and decision-making capacities such as Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers.  We also have a good mix of HR practitioners, Generalists, Specialists and HR students.  Given the location of this year’s conference we anticipate well over 500 participants to attend from across the United States and several countries.

 

 

WHY EXHIBIT WITH NAAAHR?

 

We offer the only diversity-rich conference for Human Resources professionals in the world!  As such, this event will be a very profitable investment for your organization.  During the Expo, you will be able to:

 

§  Showcase your ‘best in class’ products and services.

§  Boost your company’s image and increase its visibility in a minority market.

§  Garner valuable direct exposure to HR decision-makers.

§  Generate new business development opportunities.

§  Build long-lasting business relationships.

§  Offer your company’s take on a “best practice” idea.

§  Support your company’s diversity goals.

 

 

THE “EXHIBITOR EXPERIENCE”

 

We understand the level of effort required to participate in any Expo.  We commit to making our Expo a worthwhile experience for you.  The benefits you will receive, include, but are not limited to:

 

-       Two (2) days of unobstructed exhibit time.

-       Marketing and branding on NAAAHR’s Conference communication platforms, including social media.

-       Acknowledgement of Conference Exhibitors in pre-conference promotional materials.

-       Cost-effective, quality business leads.

-       Opportunity to participate in our Exhibitor Raffle and activities created to drive traffic.

-       Prime proximity to other key Conference activities.

 

THE “ATTENDEE EXPERIENCE”

 

Our Expo attractions are designed to ignite our Attendees’ interest and encourage their level of interaction with you. These pre-planned attractions will increase traffic to your exhibit.

 

§  Periodic Raffles throughout the Conference;

§  Grand Prize Raffles at the end of each day;

§  An Interactive Game requiring Attendees to attend your table; and

§  Much, much more!!

 

EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

 

We offer two (2) options for you to showcase your company’s products and services.

 

1.       Conference All-Access Pass (includes 2 attendee registrations to all of our Conference activities)

o   $2,500.00

o   Up to 2 company representatives

2.       Expo-Only Pass (includes all Expo activities)

o   $500.00

o   Up to 1 company representatives

 

We also offer additional, supplemental opportunities that will maximize your exposure with our Attendees.  Please contact us for details. 

 

 

EXHIBITOR SELECTION 

Exhibitors will be considered and selected based upon the following criteria:

 

•       Primary exhibitor category

•       Products and/or services

•       Company overview

•       Years in business

•       “Best Practice” idea

•       Exhibitor participation level

•       Timeliness of submission

 

The Vendor Relations Committee will objectively evaluate requests submitted based solely upon the information provided, and will make its final decisions accordingly.

 

 

EXHIBITOR NOTIFICATION

The Vendor Relations Committee will notify all approved Exhibitors by January 2021.  Some Exhibitors may be placed on a wait-list.

 

Exhibitors who are not selected, and those who are wait-listed, will also be notified by the date above.  Please do not contact NAAAHR regarding the approval of your request to participate in the Expo, unless you have not been notified by the end of July.

 

The Vendor Relations Committee will provide ongoing communication, leading up to the 2021 NAAAHR National Conference



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