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More Than 400 Companies to Showcase HR Innovations at 19th Annual HR Technology Conference and Exposition

HORSHAM, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2016) - Human Resource Executive® magazine, the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR, today announced a record number of exhibitors participating in the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition®. The event, taking place October 4 - 7, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, will feature more than 400 companies exhibiting and discussing their solutions and services on the Exposition floor, including 40 of the most promising new startups to enter the market.

"With more square feet of exhibit space than any other HR conference in the world, the HR Tech Conference is one you won't want to miss," said Rebecca McKenna, vice president of Global Events and publisher of Human Resource Executive®. "For the third year in a row, the event was named to the fastest growing Trade Show in all categories, by Trade Show Executive magazine."

McKenna continued, "The exhibit hall is sold out again -- with more than 180 new companies and exciting new technologies and products from our returning exhibitors -- and includes the largest Startup Pavilion in the industry. Attendees can also take a deep dive into many of the exhibitors' products in the Demo Rooms located in the Expo Hall. Overall, the HR Tech Conference attracts exhibitors from more than 30 countries eager to introduce their solutions."

The HR Tech Conference is home to the world's largest expo of HR technology products and services, with this year's exhibiting vendors representing a 33 percent increase compared to the 2015 event. During the Expo, many of the exhibiting companies will unveil their latest innovations for the first time. As a result, attendees have the unprecedented opportunity to see, compare and contrast the latest solutions from leading vendors across every category. With space on the Expo Hall selling out sooner than expected, the conference has set up a waiting list for other companies that wish to participate.

For the third consecutive year, the Expo will feature the popular Startup Pavilion, showcasing the newest and most promising companies offering first-to-market innovations. Attendees can learn more about how these firms are changing the face of the industry. Startup Pavilion exhibitors include:

The Expo floor will be open 5 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4; 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5; and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 6. Additional information about the Expo can be accessed at: www.hrtechnologyconference.com/expo.html

In addition to connecting thousands of HR professionals with the established and newest vendors in the space, the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference will feature 60 informative and inspiring sessions led by the foremost industry experts and thought leaders in the HR technology space. Through these sessions covering all areas of HR, including performance management, recruiting, benefits and talent analytics, attendees will learn how the latest trends and technologies can help them solve their biggest HR challenges.

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference & Exposition®. Register by August 31, 2016 to save $400.00 off the onsite rate. For additional information and to register, visit www.HRTechConference.com or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227.

About the HR Technology Conference & Exposition®
The HR Technology Conference covers all the latest trends -- SaaS, The Cloud, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification and Big Data -- as well as the more traditional technologies and processes. Whatever is changing the way work and HR gets done is what is featured. All sessions are created and delivered by senior executives from many leading organizations -- no speaking slots are sold -- resulting in a high-caliber learning experience with real-world lessons and practical takeaways. The conference attracts industry experts, thought leaders, software vendors, senior HR executives, HR generalists, HR systems leaders and more. Additionally, the HR Tech Conference is home to the world's largest Expo of HR technology products and services -- many 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 www.HRTechConference.com.