Be part of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

Manchester Central, 6-7 November 2019

Raising the voice of the people profession

The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition is once again taking over Manchester Central on 6-7 November 2019, bringing together the people profession for two days of unparalleled learning and networking opportunities.

The 72nd edition is designed to help you masterfully influence people and business decisions, by providing you with the perfect platform to raise your voice and accelerate your skill set. Mark your working calendar for the people profession’s most established and anticipated event of the year. 


Actionable insights

Focus on what really matters to you. Each year, the CIPD Annual Conference attracts an unrivalled speaker lineup of established practitioners and thought leaders to deliver sessions that are intricately designed in response to your working needs and challenges. You’ll be empowered with inspiration, fresh ideas and practical tools and takeaways to apply in your own work the very next day.

Leading solution providers

Hear exclusive product announcements, get hands-on in demonstrations and receive practical advice from 180+ top-tier companies on the exhibition floor. The CIPD Annual Exhibition offers valuable networking and business opportunities for suppliers and buyers to collaborate.

A community

Join 5000+ like-minded peers from across the world and tap into their experiences, insights and best practice on good work and good business. You’ll ignite your passion in a series of learning and social events where you’ll meet fellow professionals to learn from. Discuss the industry challenges you face and the opportunities you’re looking for together.

An invigorating and motivating learning experience that really challenged me to develop my thinking and application across a range of HR issues.” Janette Macleod, Systems Director

A great learning opportunity, providing time to reflect and re-energise on the significant contribution HR professionals can have in the workplace.” Bonnie Poulakis, HR Business Partner