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Welcome to the Delaware State Council


We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

Call for Speaker Proposals


Link to Speaker Proposal Form


Delaware SHRM Chapter, DelMarVa SHRM Chapter and the State Council would like to invite YOU to share your knowledge, insight and professional skills at our 18th Annual Conference in Dover, Delaware! Share your subject matter expertise to support Delaware HR professionals in advancing their professional skill and careers.

Your presentation will serve as a dynamic transfer of knowledge through in-depth and insightful education session related to SHRM’s core competencies. With over 300 attendees and growing, each year the Delaware State SHRM conference is the ideal platform to deliver interactive and engaging professional learning sessions that will resonate with HR colleagues and the like to make a lasting impression year after year.

Conference attendees are predominantly HR professionals from a variety of levels and organizations mainly throughout Delaware. From entry and intermediate-level to seasoned managers and senior professionals, participants have a wide range of HR expertise in key functional areas and generalist responsibilities.

This audience needs practical solutions to the people and business issues they face each day. Our working professionals want to build upon skills in core HR competencies and gain insight into future trends, demands and issues to prepare strategies and create effective outcomes and influence within their organizations.

We are making strides with our conference marketing and social media use! It is more convenient than ever this year to submit your proposal!

Should you have any questions, please contact Laurie Sample at or Ashley Eckard, Conference Chair, at We will respond to you as quickly as possible. We look forward to welcoming you and our HR colleagues in Dover in November!

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