Events to Advance Your Office Operations Career

Networking events for office operations


Working in office operations and culture building, leaving the office to go to networking events can be challenging––especially if you're part of a small team. Attending industry events is a vital way to expand your network, sharpen your skills, and learn about emerging trends in your field, but the demands of life and work can get in the way.

However, when you are able to make time to go to events, you want to ensure they further your professional goals and help you work towards the next step in your career. We put together a list of event recommendations, each of which were selected because they are organized by groups that are invested in the communities they serve.

While some of the events are paid or require travel, they are a good opportunity to make the case to your company to support your professional development. As you research the right events to attend in 2018, consider how the event will contribute to your goals and benefit your company by helping you become a more effective and valuable team member. 

Life@Work | March 21 - 22 | San Francisco, CA
A conference for culture leaders and influencers covering people-first leadership, diversity and inclusion, and cultural transformation.

The Effortless Office | March 21 | New York, NY
A panel discussion with office management and people and culture experts in New York City about how to effectively run your office space and build workplace culture.

The Effortless Office | March 27 | San Francisco, CA
A panel discussion with office management and people and culture experts in the Bay Area about how to effectively run your office space and build workplace culture.

Thrive Summit | April 9 -11 | Miami, FL
A conference for HR leaders to discover how to harness the power of employee wellbeing to engage your workforce, build empowering cultures, and drive business performance.

HR Uncubed | May 1 - 2 | New York, NY
Networking and advice focused on employer brand and culture, candidate and employee experience, and diversity and inclusion for HR and recruiting professionals.

Tech Day NY | May 10 | New York, NY
These large-scale events showcase startups at every stage, and are a great way to get a sense of who's hiring and the interesting products that local tech companies are building.

Culture First | June 12 - 13 | San Francisco, CA
Culture Amp's conference on creating a better workplace and how employee engagement can impact diversity and inclusion and company culture as an advantage. 

Culture Summit | July 10 - 12 | San Francisco, CA
A cross-industry conference that brings together founders, thought leaders, and culture champions to share actionable culture solutions for companies from startup to scale.

IAAP Summit | July 28 - 31 | Austin, TX
A national conference focused on training and networking for administrative and office management professionals.

Tech Day LA | September 27 | Los Angeles, CA
These large-scale events showcase startups at every stage, and are a great way to get a sense of who's hiring and the interesting products that local tech companies are building.

CMX Summit | October 1 -3 | Portland, OR
The annual summit for community managers and community-focused professionals to share techniques and tactics for community building for businesses.

NYC Uncubed | October 2018 | Brooklyn, NY
A two-day conference focused on learning digital skills from tech and startup leaders and meeting innovative, fast-growing companies that are hiring in NYC.

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