For recruiters and hiring managers looking to stay at the top of their game, 2018 is sure to bring a wide array of conferences. Looking for the best ones to suit your interests and professional development needs? Read on for our rundown of the best industry conferences you need to attend to maximize your performance in the coming year. RecruitCon 2018: March 10-12 Head down to Nashville this spring to meet some of the best and brightest in the industry. RecruitCon 2018 will provide valuable insights for beating out competition and recruiting top talent. Learn new trends, sharpen your interview skills, get introduced to new technology, and network with other leaders in your industry. Attendees can even earn continuing ed credits and recertifications by joining in. Save your seat today for $1,395. Smart Recruiters Hiring Success 18: March 12-14 This hotly anticipated San Francisco event promises to bring together the top minds in recruitment and talent acquisition for two days of keynote speakers, workshops, and networking. Discuss the future of recruiting, make plans for the coming year, and earn a professional certification. Price of attendance starts at $400. ERE Recruiting Conference 2018: April 2-4 Join other talent acquisition and recruiting specialists in San Diego for two days of small group discussions and more 1:1 networking opportunities than many industry conferences. Learn from those who have solved some pressing recruitment challenges and get expert advice on how to be successful in the coming year. Individual admission starts at $1,595. SHRM Talent Conference and Exposition: April 16-18 Celebrate the end of tax season by joining thousands of top talent and recruiting leaders in Las Vegas to learn about tools, research, and innovations in the industry and walk away with the solution you need to evolve your recruiting practice. With 80+ sessions and the ability to earn up to 14 recertification credits, this is one event that offers some serious ROI. Admission starts at $1,400. Strategic Talent Acquisition 2018 Conference: June 5-7 With today’s talent acquisition challenges becoming increasingly sophisticated, recruiters are doing more and more to stay ahead of the curve. Numerous new tools and the accelerating pace of technological advancement can be overwhelming. HCI’s 2018 conference promises to address these pain points while putting you face-to-face with leaders in the industry. Attend virtually for $595 or join them in Miami, starting at $1,795. The Conference Board 13th Human Capital Analytics Conference: October 25-26 For more than 100 years, The Conference Board has been a top business membership and research growth organization, while staying on the cutting edge of business and technology trends. This year’s Human Capital Analytics Conference will bring together hundreds of HR leaders to discuss the impact of analytics on the industry and is sure to present some unique examples of how it can be used to improve recruitment efforts. Registration starts at $2,295 for non-members, but if you register before August 4, you save $400. Attending conferences is a great way to learn industry trends and get face-time with your peers, but if you want to kickstart your recruiting efforts immediately, Thrive TRM is a top tool for talent managers. Contact us to discover leading solutions for recruiting and hiring.