Two Industry Leaders Unite to Produce New Mega-Platform Event for HR Technology: HR Festival Asia

HR Festival Asia Launches in May 2019; Features Global Enterprise Expertise of World-Renowned U.S. HR Technology Conference & Exposition®

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SINGAPORE and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HR Festival Asia, brought to you by the organisers of the world’s largest HR Technology event, and Asia’s best-known workforce management conference – HR Summit and Expo Asia - will be making its highly anticipated debut in May 2019. This two-day conference focused on the confluence of HR and technology and how it shapes the future of work is dedicated to the vital and growing role that HR teams and talent management play across Asia-Pacific organisations today.

It will be held in Singapore on May 8 and 9 in 2019. Designed for the C-Suite, HR tech influencers, recommenders and decision-makers, HR Festival Asia will feature:

  • Valuable Content: Conference sessions going beyond those previously featured at HR Summit and Expo Asia, covering both the full spectrum of HR practices and how HR technology supports the new world of work
  • Exclusive presentations: Including exclusive appearances in Asia by some of the world’s most prominent HR thought leaders
  • The region’s biggest HR-focused Expo: Featuring globally renowned products, services, and brands on show throughout the festival 
  • Master Classes: In-depth focused learning sessions facilitated by noteworthy HR thought leaders
  • Technology demonstrations: Hands-on experiences with the latest enterprise solutions and mobile apps in this fast-changing industry

Supported by the U.S.-based HR Technology Conference & Exposition® each element of HR Festival Asia will showcase innovative technologies and actionable information.

“Global spending on HR technologies, including enterprise software, is expected to hit USD389 billion this year,” said Joanna Bush, Executive General Manager of HR Festival Asia. “The HR Festival Asia conference will have three distinct streams focusing on the technology component – giving audiences in Asia a first-look at many of these advanced options helping HR to get ahead throughout the world.”

Emma Dean, Event Director, says the Festival will invigorate the profession and industry in Asia-Pacific, “This is the chance for HR leaders throughout Asia to get together, network, and learn about some of the best practices of their colleagues, while also getting hands-on demonstrations of the latest products and services that can help them build advanced workforces and attractive workplace cultures.”

Kenneth Kahn, President of LRP Publications, producers of the annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition held in Las Vegas, U.S.A., said his team is excited to be working with HRM Asia on this new event launch in Asia. Kahn commented, “The HR Technology Conference & Exposition is the world’s largest, leading multinational HR Tech event. Combining the best of our U.S. event with global and Asia-specific thought leaders and providers, will create a winning proposition for exhibitors and attendees at HR Festival Asia.”

Vendors seeking to exhibit at and sponsor HR Festival Asia are welcome to contact:

Fred Kurst
Account Executive
LRP Publications

Rebecca McKenna
VP Global Events and Publisher
LRP Publications
+1-215-784-0910 x 6245

About HR Festival Asia

For more than 16 years, HR Summit & Expo Asia was the region’s biggest and most popular HR and workforce management event. Driven by its ability to offer “something for everyone” in the HR industry, HR Summit & Expo has grown exponentially in recent years, evolving into the foremost event for every Southeast Asia-based HR professional. Under the new brand HR Festival Asia, the event will expand to new levels through its collaboration with the award-winning global HR Technology Conference & Exposition®. Together, HR Festival Asia will bring together more than 4,000 human resources and HR tech decision-makers in an event featuring the world’s most prominent thought-leaders and leading software and service providers.

About the HR Technology Conference & Exposition®

Founded in 1997, the HR Technology Conference is the world’s leading event on HR technology covering all the latest trends — Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Big Data and more! From strategy and selection to post-implementation, HR Tech is a pivotal stop for all organizations on their HR journey. Featuring more than 70 presentations delivered by senior executives from leading organizations, HR Tech never sells speaking slots, resulting in a high-caliber learning experience with real-world lessons and practical takeaways. HR Tech annually attracts industry experts, thought leaders, software vendors, senior HR executives, HR generalists, HR systems leaders, IT innovators and more. The show is also home to the annual Women in HR Technology Summit, which empowers women within HR and HR technology to grow personally and professionally. Additionally, HR Tech Conference hosts the world’s largest Expo of HR technology products and services — a number of vendors even choose to announce their latest products for the first time at the conference. There is no better place to touch, compare and contrast the latest solutions from leading vendors in every category, as well as start-ups. For more information, visit

About LRP Conferences, LLC

LRP Conferences, LLC, produces professional conferences and annual trade shows including: Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), HR Technology Conference, National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech and more. For more information, please visit

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