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2021 State Conference | October 11-12, Mystic Lake Center
Information and Registration

Attendee Information

Registration Includes

  • Internationally recognized Keynote Speakers Steve Pemberton, Elizabeth Smart and Kay Frances
  • Meals
    • Monday - Lunch and Dinner
    • Tuesday - Breakfast and Lunch
  • Exhibit Hall 
  • Our conference app, Whova
  • Over 30 speaker sessions

Conference Agenda

Download the current agenda

Conference Rates

Early Bird Rate 
Register before 5/31/21
    Regular Rate     Register between 6/1/21 - 9/17/21     Late Rate     Register after 9/18/21
Non-SHRM Member with Hotel* $400 $500 N/A
Non-SHRM Member without Hotel $300 $400 $450
Non-SHRM Member Virtual Access Only++ $200 $300 $250
SHRM Member with Hotel*   $300  $400  N/A
SHRM Member without Hotel  $200  $300  $350
SHRM Member Virtual Access Only++  $100  $150  $200
Student with Hotel*+ $150 $250 N/A
Student without Hotel+   $50 $100 $125
Student Virtual Access Only+/++   $35 $75 $100
*Room will be reserved at Mystic Lake for the evening of Monday, October 11th. The hotel confirmation will be emailed separately from the conference registration.

+ The Student Rate is available for attendees who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students with a major in an HR field of discipline. This rate is not available for adult-learners seeking out higher-education degrees. If you have questions about your eligibility for this rate, please contact our office.

++ The virtual experience will be a live stream of the all three keynote speakers and breakout sessions that are scheduled in the main ballroom (Track 1). This is an incredible value with some of the best speakers in the industry. The MN SHRM leadership team is closely monitoring developments with the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be following any guidance provided by the Center of Disease Control, Minnesota Department of Health and our event host Mystic Lake Casino and Event Center.  


Here are just a few comments from attendees of the 2019 State Conference:

  • Great job! Very well planned and and organized. Had a great experience. – Susan W.
  • The conference team always does such an AMAZING job! Once again it was well worth every cent and minute! – Jody K.
  • I have been to most MNSHRM conferences for the past 10 years or so and this was by far one of my top 3! Fun theme, great networking, variety of speakers and venue was good. Keep up the great work! – Amy R.
Group Rate Information
2-3 attendees from the same organization - 5% discount*
4+ attendees from the same organization - 10% discount*
*All registrations must take place at the same time. Please register your group and send Christine your paid invoice to receive a refund to your credit card.

National SHRM Membership - Save $$$$
Current SHRM members save at least $100 on registration by using the SHRM Member vs Non-SHRM Member rates above! If you would like to save money on your conference registration, become a National SHRM member NOWso you will qualify for the SHRM Member rate.

Group rate accommodation information is available here.

SHRM Foundation Donation
Multiple options are available to make a donation to the SHRM Foundation. Click here for additional information.

Cancellations and Refunds
Refunds will be honored only if notification is received by September 15th. There are no refunds to registrants who do not cancel. Notification of cancellation must be sent to our office by the deadline. Registrations cancelled after September 15th will be rolled over to our virtual conference.

Image Permissions

The Minnesota State SHRM Council (MNSHRM) reserves the right to use any photograph or video taken at any event sponsored by Minnesota State SHRM Council (MNSHRM), without the expressed written permission of those in the photograph or video.

Printed Materials and Conference Bags
MNSHRM is committed to keeping our conference as green as possible and will not be providing conference bags. We will also be limiting use of excessive paper by offering electronic conference materials such as the conference schedule, speaker information, accommodation and travel information and other resources on our conference app, Whova. Please consider accessing information electronically before printing. We appreciate your efforts towards keeping the conference green as well!


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Phone: 952-237-9258

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Suite 700, PMB #200-016
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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