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Do you to get up to date on the latest HR trends?

And get some practical ideas on implementing them?

We know that in HR it can be overwhelming trying to keep up with everything that is happening in the world of work. You also often don’t have time to have 2 or more days out of the office at a conference. So we’ve put together the HR Big 6 conference. The 6 hottest topics happening in HR right now, and practical ideas on what to put into place.

If you want to make sure you’re prepared for the future - the HR Big 6 is the event to attend.

The 6 topics we will cover

Early Bird tickets available until 27 September. Book now and save!

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The gig economy is changing how and where people work - and reducing how many employees companies have. Legislation around triangular relationships are changing aspects of being a contractor or temp. Come and hear what your workforce will look like in the next few years, what legislation is going to apply and what you’ll need to put in place with your business.

The workforce of the future


A tale of four generations

Denmark is the happiest country in the world. What do they do differently with how they work and life that makes them so happy? In this session we’ll explore some of the secrets of creating a business where people are happy at work and far more productive. Find out what you could do in your business to create the same!

How to do what Denmark does: the secrets of happiness, work and life



Helping create the kiwi dream job

Why are so many NZ businesses getting into real trouble with Immigration  NZ or MBIE over migrant employees? You might think it’s only seasonal or small businesses, but large employers are getting these things wrong as well. Come and find out the new requirements for hiring migrants. This was an eye opener session at our HRBP Summit with actual gasps in the room.


In the workplace we currently have Baby Boomers who are starting to retire, or not retire at all and continue working. Gen X and Gen Y (millenials) in the middle and now Gen Z coming  into the mix too. Each have different motivators and HR issues to consider. In this session come and find out how the 4 are mixing and what strategies you should be using with each.


Sales & Marketing for HR

HR teams that engage with their business are using new ways to communicate and collaborate that will be essential in the future. This session will give you new ideas on how to use sales and marketing principles to get your message out so everyone hears, and get them on board with HR initiatives and processes. All the great HR teams are doing it!

People Experience: The new frontier


Who you’ll hear from

In the biggest shift since HR moving to Business Partnering, there are now many HR teams moving to Employee Experience (EX) or People Experience (PX). How does this differ from the old concept of HR? What does it involve? And if you want to deliver EX or PX what should you be doing? Come and hear what the awesome companies are doing in this space.

HR Big 6 Conference Details

Terms and Conditions

The HR Big Six Conference is brought to you by Elephant Group. Elephant Group reserves the right to amend the conference details and will post updates here. Once we’ve received your registration and payment, we will send you a confirmation pack. No invoices can be issued for this conference.


Registered charity? Grab the NFP rate!

Elephant VIP? You are if you’ve been to an Elephant event before.

Otherwise the early bird price is available until 27 September. And you can save 10% if you book 2 or more attendees.

If you are unable to attend and written notification is received by us 3 weeks in advance, you will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation fee. After that, no refunds will be issued. You can substitute your attendance with someone else up to 3 days before the conference. Photography may be taken during the conference in which you may be included. Please let us know if you do not consent to being in these photos.

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Auckland | London | San Francisco

Date and time

Auckland: Thursday 31 October, Rose Park Hotel, Parnell

Wellington: Thursday 7 November, The Terrace Conference Centre.

The registration desk will open at 9am, with the conference beginning at 9.30am and finishing at 5pm.

Attendees recieve morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, a coference notebook and the slide pack.

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What people say about our conferences

Thank you for putting on a great event! You covered off some very key areas for an HRBP and made them very interesting.

The conference was fabulous. Great mix of speakers with opportunities to ask questions, shared with like minded professionals.

I told someone back in my workplace today that it was the most helpful conference I've been to in my career. I've come back to work with some many ideas of things to try, things I would like to learn more about and renewed inspiration for the value of my work.

The speakers were great and each one very diverse in what they were presenting. They all bought something great to the sessions and the speakers i rated highly gave me key areas to take away and concentrate on or use in the future.

The Elephant team did a brilliant job in sourcing top-notch speakers, preparing high-quality sessions at just the right level f. Really impressed and can’t wait to come along to future sessions with you guys!