20 Best (Tech) Recruiting Conferences to Attend in 2022


We passed the mid of 2022. A lot of interesting recruiting events are in the past. But there are still recruitment conferences ahead that are worth your attention. We picked the 20 best of them. 

All the conferences on our list are actual and insightful. Fasten the belts – we are moving!

The Best (Tech) Recruiting Conferences in Europe

If you are based in Europe or are planning to arrive in autumn, you will find many recruitment events to attend. Here are events that are worth your attention.

Tech Recruitment Conference (TRC) 2022 by Matchr

Date: November 3.

Location: Amsterdam + Virtual.

Pricing: In-Person – €170; Online – €60

TRC 2022 is a great reason to combine visiting Amsterdam with gaining in-depth knowledge around leadership, technology, culture, and tech recruitment. 

You will get an opportunity to network and learn from industry experts, such as:

This is a unique opportunity for networking and learning from industry experts, such as:

  • Lindsay Ross, CHRO at Bitpanda
  • Anna Brandt, Co-founder of Invested
  • Tamar van Herk, Head of Talent Acquisition at Mollie
  • Adriaan Kolff, CEO and Co-founder of MatcHR
  • And many others.

With an In-Person ticket (regular price – €170), you can visit all the conference sessions and access an online networking web app, post-event video, and slides. Lunch, refreshments, and networking drinks after the event are also included. 

If you can’t attend the event in person, you can book an online seat (€60). Your online participation will be as productive as our in-person experiences. 

RecBuzz Conference

Dates: September 13-14.

Location: Amsterdam.

Pricing: €999-1,699.

RecBuzz is the conference focused on recruitment marketplaces. It’s organized by the AIM Group, a consultancy and business intelligence company for recruitment marketplaces. 

RecBuzz covers the most important topics for recruitment marketplaces, including recruitment analytics, programmatic advertising, applicant tracking systems, interview technology, etc. The keynote topics will be covered on three tracks. Also, there will be networking sessions as well.

Sourcing Summit Europe

Dates: September 27-28.

Location: Amsterdam + Online.

Pricing: €185-799.

Sourcing Summit Europe is an event that brings sourcers from all corners of the globe to meet, discuss, network, learn and collaborate to make a difference. Speakers from different backgrounds will share their insights in presentations, workshops, and interactive discussion formats.

Speakers and participants will come from around the world, representing Oceania, Asia-pacific, EMEA, and the Americas. Sourcers from across the globe will unite in one common cause – how to adjust,  navigate and thrive in extraordinary times.

Workhuman Live (Dublin)

Dates: September 26-28.

Location: Dublin.

Pricing: €495 (excl. VAT).

Back in 2015, a few hundred HR leaders gathered in Orlando for the humble beginnings of what would become a global movement to make work more human. Today, Workhuman Live is the game-changer of conferences, where the world’s best minds gather to share transformative ideas and galvanize and inspire a community of thousands to create more human workplaces everywhere.

This conference is primarily for HRs but also may be interesting for recruiters who want to build a more human-centered culture within their teams. 

Recruitment Leaders Conference

Dates: October 6.

Location: London.

Pricing: TBA.

Recruitment Leaders Conference is the annual event for senior level, in-house recruitment, or talent professionals. The keynote topics are the following: transformation programs, global strategies, employer branding, inclusive application processes, and technology. You can take part in roundtable discussions with like-minded peers. You can interact with polls, chat, Q&A, and more throughout each speaking session.

HR Vision

Dates: October 5-6.

Location: London.

Pricing: £1,499.00.

HR Vision will be two days of deep-dive discussions into how digitalization, AI, machine learning, and a host of other technologies are profoundly changing people management practices and how we can forge a people-centered future of work.

Tech Hiring Conference

Date: November 17.

Location: TBA.

Pricing: TBA.

Tech Hiring Conference is an annual event provided by IHR, a community of In-house Recruiters. The highlighted topics include Returner Programmes, Skills Gap, Internships, EVP, Diversity, Social Sharing, and much more. Now only the pre-registration is available; other details will be known later.

Tech Rec 2022

Dates: November 23-25.

Location: Berlin.

Pricing: €1,295-3,249


Tech Rec 2022 is Europe’s knowledge exchange platform for all stakeholders who play an active role in finding, hiring, and retaining tech talents. 

The event brings together thought leaders and senior influencers from talent acquisition, sourcing, employer branding, candidate experience, and recruitment scene physically and digitally to provide precise insights into the latest trends, developments, and technologies in software and tech recruiting.

Here are some examples of the covered topics:

  • How to reduce the time and costs to source tech talents?
  • What strategies to apply for active sourcing?
  • How to define the skill profiles for the needed talent?

The Best (Tech) Recruiting Conferences in the US and Canada

rom Europe, let’s move to the US and Canada and see what recruitment conferences are worth your attention in the second part of 2022.

Indeed FutureWorks

Dates: October 12-13.

Location: New York City + Virtual.

Pricing: $299.

Indeed FutureWorks is an annual conference that brings industry and thought leaders together to share insight and inspiration for a better world of work. You’ll be inspired by celebrity keynote Jason Sudeikis, C-suite leaders and talent industry experts as they share insights and guidance to shape the future of work.

Tech Talent North

Dates: October 18.

Location: Toronto.

Pricing: $499-699.

Tech Talent North is the Canadian tech industry’s connection and learning hub for people and culture leaders. You’ll learn tangible tips to help build, lead and scale teams in an equitable, productive, and competitive workplace that is future-proof. Among keynote topics, you can get insights on the following: Employer Branding & Growing Your Talent Pool, Agile Leadership of Remote & Hybrid Teams, DEI & ESG, etc.

CandE Awards & TalentNet Live Conference

Dates: November 2-3.

Location: Dallas.

Pricing: $250-1,250.

This is the event for HR and Talent Acquisition leaders and their teams who have worked hard to improve recruiting, hiring, and candidate experience in a highly competitive and difficult market. The conference will include a workshop and sessions from practitioners and solution providers focused on improving recruiting, hiring, and the candidate experience. 

ERE Recruiting Conference

Dates: November 7-9.

Location: Atlanta.

Pricing: $1,395.

The ERE Recruiting Conference is the only in-person practitioner-led recruiting event that provides actionable insights for talent acquisition professionals, by talent acquisition professionals. Discover practical ideas, best practices, and case study solutions from leaders who share your toughest recruiting challenges — and have experience overcoming them.

The Best (Tech) Recruitment Virtual-Only Conferences 

2022 VIRTUAL Conference: Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dates: September 21.

Location: Virtual

Pricing: $195.

You can join this conference to learn how to build a common language and understanding around DEI, empower your workforce to work together, and set and communicate a clear vision for DEI practices.

Talent Connect by LinkedIn

Dates: October 25-27.

Location: Virtual.

Pricing: An invite-only executive/senior leader event.

The reimagined 2022 Talent Connect will be a virtual event open for all and an exclusive, in-person Summit, where senior industry leaders — from Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, and Employee Engagement — will help set the direction of talent strategy through collaboration, peer-to-peer problem solving, and networking.

Building a Deep Leadership Bench

Dates: November 16.

Location: Virtual.

Pricing: $195.

Join this conference to learn how to: identify the metrics that matter, create a culture of transparency, and ensure that your leadership development programs align with your succession goals. You can participate on mobile or desktop, meet peers and presenters in virtual networking opportunities, and access the digital resource center with keynote videos and slides for 30-days post-conference.

HR & Staffing Conferences that Might Be Interesting for Recruiters

Executive HR Technology Conference & Exposition

Dates: September 13-16.

Location: Las Vegas.

Pricing: $450-2,245.

With a primary focus on driving HR success through technology, the HR Technology Conference is intended for those looking to continuously optimize the usage of current HR systems and those looking to buy. It’s where you’ll gain the insight needed to make critical HR system decisions that will fuel your business while supporting your organization’s unique needs now and in the future.

2022 Ohio HR Conference

Dates: September 21-23.

Location: Sandusky, OH.

Pricing: $649-699.

Annually, the Ohio SHRM State Council sponsors an annual HR conference that draws nearly 1000 professionals from around the state and surrounding areas. This annual conference is a place to network with peers and an opportunity to learn to lead. This year OHRC celebrates its 50th (!) Anniversary.

68th Annual Employee Benefits Conference

Dates: October 23-26.

Location: Las Vegas.

Pricing: $1,695.

The Annual Employee Benefits Conference is designed to deliver updated legislative developments, the latest cost-saving ideas, creative approaches to new challenges, and collaboration with peers dealing with the same issues you face.

Staffing World 2022

Dates: October 25-27.

Location: Las Vegas.

Pricing: $1,195-6,175 (for ASA non-members)

Staffing World is where the staffing community comes together to make strategic connections, learn about new strategies, and get solutions that win business and spark growth. You can choose from sessions on topics like the future of work, inclusivity, the post-Covid-19 workplace, legal issues, talent acquisition, and more. 

Here are some topics that will be covered:

  • Battling the Great Resignation and winning more talent.
  • Being an inspirational and effective leader for your firm.
  • Making technology better fuel your recruiting efforts, etc.

TechServe Executive Summit

Dates: November 7-9.

Location: Palm Springs, CA.

Pricing: $1,945-2,345.

2022 TechServe Executive Summit is the event for technology staffing firm owners, executives, and managers. You will have an opportunity to engage with CIOs, CTOs, and senior IT leaders in candid conversations and better understand their technology and business needs.

The Summit will focus on some of today’s most critical topics that impact the industry, such as:

  • Succeeding in a Work-from-Anywhere-Sell-to-Anywhere-World
  • Leadership and Culture
  • Building and Retaining a High Performing Staffing Team
  • The Staffing Firm Tech Stack

Wrapping up: What (Tech) Recruiting Conference to Attend?

2022 gives sources and recruiters many opportunities to improve their skills and stay up to date with the current industry trends.

If you are in Europe or will arrive on business, consider attending some of the most interesting in-person events in Amsterdam (TRC 2022, SOSU Europe, RecBuzz), Berlin (Tech Rec 2022), and London (Recruitment Leaders Conference, HR Vision). Pricing varies from hundreds to thousands of euros depending on the specific conference and the chosen package. Some events may be overpriced because of additional options you don’t need (hotel, transfer, etc.) That is why we suggest you carefully look through the keynote speaker list and agendas to choose the most valuable event for you.

For those who can’t attend the specific event in person, many conferences have an option to attend online. For example, TRC 2022 (Amsterdam), Indeed FutureWorks (NY), SOSU Europe (Amsterdam) are examples of hybrid events. You can have the same experience as online attendees by attending these events, but you’ll be located wherever you want.

Also, there are a lot of events for the HR and the staffing community that may be interesting for recruiters, such as Staffing World 2022, Tech Serve Executive Summit, OHRC 2022, and others. So, if you want to dive into these fields, you have a great choice of events, from in-person to hybrid and virtual.

We’ll continue keeping eye on the most insightful recruiting conferences and update this list as soon as we find something new. Add this post to your bookmarks if you don’t want to miss interesting events! 

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Head of Marketing at Matchr
Head of Marketing at Matchr
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