& Social Activities

Catch up with old friends and make new career-changing connections while learning, celebrating and enjoying everything HR at our social activities.

Sunday, August 26

New Member Reception: Aloha Networking!

4:00pm – 5:00pm 

Location: Gladstone’s Long Beach
During this complimentary reception, you will receive a warm welcome from the PIHRA community and have an opportunity to meet and get to know some of the best HR pros in Southern California. This is a must attend if you want to plug into the community and find your #HRTribe to explore #CAHR18! Don’t miss out on our signature drink – The PIHRA Aloha Margarita.
Walking distance from the Convention Center. Register Here.

President's Welcome Reception

5:30pm – 7:00pm 

Location: Hyatt Regency Pool Deck
Features: Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles – The World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi, appetizers, drinks, and a welcome address from PIHRA President Patti Sprinkle. Live it up before 3+ days of learning! Join PIHRA volunteer leaders, staff and fellow attendees as we kick off the California HR Conference experience.

Monday, August 27

Meet to Move

6:15am – 7:00am 

VINYASA YOGA Powered by FitPros

Noted as the most common form of Yoga. “Vinyasa” a term used to describe a ​specific ​sequence of asanas (aka poses). The breath acts as an anchor as your FitPro guides you your flow from one pose to the next building heat and increasing your strength and flexibility in equal measure. Bring comfortable clothing and a towel!


PIHRA Annual Meeting & Volunteer Leader Briefing

5:30pm – 6:00pm 

The purpose of the annual meeting is to consider and take action on the following:

  1. Ratification of the 2019 Board of Directors
  2. Ratification of the actions of the 2018 Board of Directors

This event is for PIHRA Members only.

Young Professionals Social

6:15pm – 8:30pm

PIHRA Young Professionals Invites you to “Improv Night with Upright Citizens Brigade” at the California HR Conference. In this interactive workshop you’ll learn the comedy fundamentals that double as professional skills with performers from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Check in opens at 5:30pm!
View full details here.

Venue: Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Tuesday, August 28

Meet to Move

6:15am – 7:00am

BOXING Powered by FitPros

This cross-functional, high-intensity interval training sculpts your body and burns calories like nothing you’ve experienced before. Your FitPro will lead you through explosive boxing rounds where you’ll deliver jab, cross, hook and uppercut combinations. Bring comfortable clothing, shoes and a towel!


Meet To Eat

5:30pm – 7:30pm 

Never eat alone! The name pretty much says it all – just bring business cards and an appetite. One of the networking highlights of #CAHR18, this is an opportunity for conference attendees to network in a relaxed environment outside the convention center. The restaurant choices in ‭Long Beach make it even ‭more exciting!

To join a group, visit the CAHR18 Info Booth at Registration to sign up by 3:00pm on Tuesday, August 28.

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Meet to Eat is a no-host reservation and you will be expected to pay for your own meal.


Tuesday Night Entertainment: Comedy Show!

8:00pm at the CAHR18 Main Stage

Did you know laughing is literally good for you? We could all use more laughter in our lives. Join us after Meet To Eat for a interactive comedy night to remember with stars from Whose Line is it Anyway? Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood! Up to 3 guest tickets are available online with your registration. Don’t forget to pick up your ticket from SullivanCurtisMonroe at Booth #207. Doors open at 7:00pm. Learn more & get ready to laugh!

Invest in your career & have a blast building your HR support network!

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