& 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 

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. We want to make sure you get the most out of your #CAHR18 experience and the PIHRA membership. 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.

Venue: Gladstone’s Long Beach
Walking distance from the Convention Center 

President's Welcome Reception

5:30pm – 7:00pm 

Join PIHRA volunteer leaders, staff and fellow attendees as we kick off the California HR Conference experience. 

Venue: Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Monday, August 27

Meet to Move

6:45am – 7:30am 

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

Join us for our annual PIHRA Young Professionals event at the California HR Conference. Bring business cards and your HR questions!

Venue: Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Tuesday, August 28

Meet to Move

6:45am – 7:30am

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


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!

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


Tuesday Night Entertainment: Jay Leno


Join us for a great night with Jay Leno – Emmy award-winning stand-up comedian and 20+ year host of The Tonight Show.

*Tickets are limited to the first 450 three-day conference registrants. 

Alternate Tuesday Night Event is available. Details coming soon.

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

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