• Fort Worth Convention Center
  • 10.27.19 - 10.30.19

Networking Events

The HRSouthwest Conference provides many opportunities for registered attendees to build lasting relationships with peers, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors in relaxed and enjoyable atmospheres.

HR Professionals Welcome to Fort Worth Kick Off Mixer

Sunday, October 14

4:30 PM – 7:30 PM @ MOPAC Event Center

Join us for the Welcome to Fort Worth Kick Off Mixer and start making connections before the conference officially begins!  Open to HR professional attendees only, we invite you to enjoy a casual evening catching up with your peers and colleagues while enjoying food from local food trucks, beverages including beer and wine, lawn games and entertainment. 

The MOPAC Event Center is minutes away by bus.  Round trip transportation will be provided beginning at 4:15pm from the Convention Center. The last bus departs for MOPAC at 6:00 PM.   Conference badges are required to board the bus. Registration desks are open until 6:00 PM. 

Sponsored by: GUS BATES Insurance & Investments, Fort Worth HR and Visit Fort Worth


Exhibitor Reception – Cowboy Watching Party

Sunday, October 14

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ The Marketplace (exhibit hall)

Welcome Reception

Setting up your booth on a Sunday just got better!  Open to exhibitors and sponsors only, join us for a casual Cowboy football game watch party.  Held in The Knowledge Hub, booth # 117, the Jaguars vs. the Cowboys game will be projected and sound will be piped onto the show floor.  Enjoy game time snacks and beverages including beer.


Welcome Reception

Monday, October 15

5:15 PM – 6:45 PM @ The Marketplace Floor

After a busy day, relax and meet up with your new friends and colleagues at the Welcome Reception.  Held on the Marketplace floor, you’ll enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages including beer and wine.  Play the Marketplace Challenge, sponsored by PrideStaff during the reception for a chance to win big prizes just by stopping to speak with our exhibitors and sponsors.   Look for drink tickets in the back of your printed badge. 


Closing Celebration

Tuesday, October 16

4:45 PM – 6:00 PM @ Ballroom

Party like it’s 1970 at the 70’s themed closing reception!  Wear your 70’s gear or pick up a prop on the way in.  Enjoy music from conference favorite, Bill Cody’s Party Time Production, keep conference memories with photo booth moment, enjoy food and drink and win prizes totaling $770 throughout the event.  Drink tickets and a prize ticket are on the back of your printed badge.


Diamond Sponsors

Titanium Sponsors