Best Recruitment Events To Attend in 2019

By Talentwolf

As a recruiter, the more you network, the bigger your contact list gets. But it’s not only good to attend regular networking events in your city to meet potential candidates for open jobs, but it might also be a good idea to attend special recruitment events tailored to your niche.

You’ll get a chance to meet other like-minded recruiters to expand your contacts, learn new things in the industry and more! Plus, it’s also a great way for your team to get to know big players in recruitment. Given recruitment trends are going towards mobile, technology and mobile apps, there are plenty of things to learn so that you can start utilizing throughout 2019.

It doesn’t matter if it’s a weekend conference or a small or intimate training seminar, here are some of the best recruitment events to check out this year. You’ll want to fill your calendar with these notable events that’ll help you and your team implement the best recruiting strategies, stay ahead of the game and improve diversity. These events are some of the best throughout America and Europe:

Sourcing Summit Europe

The annual Sourcing Summit Europe is one of the best events given it always has top-tier industry speakers. The event attracts the best talent from all niches in the sourcing industry. The best part is that it’s not just in one place, but will touch down in three cities throughout 2019, so that’s three different opportunities to attend!

You’ll be able to attend insightful lectures and discussions from organizations that are leading the way in the sourcing industry. The event is from April 3rd-4th in Munich, June 6th-7th in Estonia and October 8th-10th in Amsterdam.  


This event discusses all the major trends, challenges, innovations and more of the HR industry. Hubday is an event known for creating a space that’s focused on learning and you’ll be able to go home with new training and recruitment process that will digitally transform your work. It does, however, focus on the HR industry in France, with lectures spoken in French only. The one-day event happens on June 4th.  


The great thing about Unleash is that you don’t necessarily have to be present since it’s an interactive conference that’s held in three cities in 2019. There’s one in London from March 19th-20th, a Las Vegas, event May 14th-15th and in Paris going from October 22nd- 23rd. You’ll get insight from various global leaders in technology and HR has given it’s focused on the next big thing to shape the recruitment industry.  

ERE Media Series

The ERE Media Series includes Talent42 and Sourcecon – all touching base in various parts of the world in 2019. The larger ERE Recruiting Conference will take place in Washington D.C. and San Diego and is the largest recruitment event in the world. You’ll love how its candidate focused, with topical lectures and smaller group discussions that pertain to attracting the best talent around.

SourceCon will take place in Amsterdam and Seattle will provide you with tools to use to transform sourcing strategies. Talent42 will happen in Seattle on June 11th-12th and is the best place to source top tech talent. Sourcecon will be in Seattle on March 19th – 21st and again in Amsterdam in May 21st -22nd. The larger ERE Recruiting Conference will happen in San Diego from April 22nd -24th and again in Washington D.C. from October 14th-16th.   

Future Of Work Summit

The Future of Work Summit covers industry changes and future trends, answering the important questions regarding HR technologies and more. You’ll be able to really get needed insight on millennial mindset and get practical advice on how to steer your recruitment strategy towards technology. The event happens on June 13th in London.  

Recruitment Agency Expo

As the UK’s biggest recruitment event, attendance will provide you with new technology, products and services to help you with your day-to-day functions. Plus, it’s a great networking mixer to meet new recruiters. You’ll walk away with information on how to stay ahead of the game thanks to new industry trends and more. The Recruitment Agency Expo happens in Birmingham from October 2nd-3rd.  

Emerce Recruitment

What’s great about Emerce is that you’ll learn new innovating recruitment strategies from more than 35 international speakers, panellists and experts. You’ll feel enlightened on all things related to recruitment! The comprehensive conference won’t disappoint and you’ll be able to go back to work with new tools to move your recruitment strategy forward. The conference happens on April 4th in Amsterdam.


The Global Recruiter Summit

The Global Recruiter Summit aims to address challenges and initiatives agencies struggle with the most. The event also has a continued focus on diversity, with keynote speakers providing seminars about positive change and how to improve diversity within your own recruitment culture. The event happens on March 6th in London.  

Talent Summit

Focused on the people behind the data, Talent Summit is quickly becoming one of the biggest HR conferences in Europe. You’ll be able to network with other recruiters and go home with inspirational ways to build a better workplace thanks to presentations from the industry’s best! The event will happen on May 9th in Galway, Ireland.  


With an acquisition-focused program, you’ll get help structuring your recruitment strategies when attending RecruitCon! The event allows you to network with industry experts and global brands like Amazon. Some presentation topics for this year’s event include data analytics, metric models and innovation within the industry. The event will happen from May 9th-10th in Austin, Texas.

And if you want to establish your online presence before you attend any of these events, sign up for Talenwolf! You’ll be able to review and manage your reputation online to demonstrate that you’re the highest-rated recruiter in your market. Plus, you’ll be able to gather feedback and interact with clients on an independent platform consumers trust.