27th Human Resource Summit

7-9 October 2020

About the Summit

The Human Resource Summit is an exclusive gathering of like-minded peers from the UK/I HR community. The Summit is reserved for only for senior HR decision makers dedicated to finding the best approach to delivering business success.

Now in its 27th year, the Summit is designed to be a relaxed and time effective way to discover what’s new in the market place and source partners for upcoming projects.

How will you benefit

  • Network and share best practice with peers

  • Business ‘speed dates’ with top solution providers

  • Hear from leading speakers on hot HR topics

  • Take part in strategy sessions and round table discussions

  • Informal networking opportunities during coffee breaks, lunches and drinks reception


Suppliers - 45 HR solution providers including; employee engagement, leadership development, succession management and organisational development.

HR delegates - 80 senior HR professionals representing top corporations from the UK and Ireland.

Job titles will include:

  • Head of/Director of HR

  • Head of/Director of People


The programme will be HR focused and will include:

  • Keynote - 1 high profile speaker sharing their latest innovations will open the Summit on Wednesday evening

  • Strategy Group sessions - 6 one hour breakouts facilitated by senior HR practitioners sharing case studies, with real-business examples of challenges, failures and successes, giving participants useful take-home data and expertise

  • Action Learning workshops – 2 round table topic-driven and interactive workshops

What's the investment?

If you are a senior Head/Director of HR of or equivalent, there is no charge to attend.

In advance of the Summit you will pre-select the sessions and suppliers that are of interest and, based on your preferences, we’ll create your personalised schedule.

Is the Summit right for you?

For the Summit to work for you, you must feel comfortable with the following selection criteria:

  • You are a main HR decision maker for your organisation and directly influence strategy at a divisional or group level

  • You personally control a significant HR budget (this level of budget will normally relate to employee numbers in excess of 500)

  • You have a need to meet a number of service providers that are relevant to your business needs during the Summit in a 1-2-1 meeting format

  • You are able to take 3 days out of a busy schedule to attend. The results will be worth it!

Hear it from others

Summit Events are based in London and have been organising sector leading industry networking events for over 25 years. Our aim is to provide a high-quality, personalised service to our clients, and ensure that they get the maximum value from each event. We are proud of our reputation and the long term relationships we have built through our consistent service.

“As always, a brilliantly managed event where we have easy going conversations with people who we have clear business rapport with. Add to that the non-meeting time and the event is a must attend year after year to maintain business connections and make new ones.”

Andy Pearce, Director
On Track Learning

“The HR Summit was a superbly organised event that provided a great opportunity to meet lots of like-minded people in a fantastic venue, where we could escape from the everyday and share thoughts, experiences and ideas at a strategic level. I've come away with lots of energy and enthusiasm to provide different challenge and look for new opportunities that add value and influence the People agenda in my organisation.”

Claire Murray, Head of HR
Smart Parking

2020 Lead sponsor

We can accommodate up to 45 HR solution providers
Please register your interest for more information

Headline sponsors

2020 Delegates include

2020 suppliers include

2020 Speakers

  • Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

    Psychologist, author and entrepreneur

  • Professor Geoff Bird

    Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
    University of Oxford

  • Katrina Collier

    Author: The Robot-Proof Recruiter & Candidate Engagement Facilitator & Speaker

  • Paula Leach

    Chief People Officer
    FDM Group

  • Ewen MacPherson

    People Director
    Havas Media Group London

  • Asif Sadiq

    Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
    The Telegraph

  • Sophie Theen

    VP of People

  • Dave Buglass

    Director of Learning Services

  • Andrea Pattico

    Chief People Officer

Register your interest in the Human Resource Summit

7-9 October 2020

Submit your name, company and work email and a member of the Summit team will send you further details including:

- the confirmed list of attendees
- instructions on how to apply for a delegate place
- sponsorship options

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“Thoroughly enjoyed the event. It was well organised; struck the right balance between formal business meetings and informal networking; and we came away with some very valuable connections. Quality delegates, quality suppliers and a quality venue. Thank you!”

Rebecca Peck, Partner
Knights Plc

“A super time efficient way of connecting with like-minded professionals and networking with potential new business partners in a completely non pressurised environment - was a truly excellent use of my time and would highly recommend it!”

Carolyn Phillips, Head of HR
Fairhome Group