November 14th - 16th, Austin, TX

Join your fellow HR leaders for three unforgettable days of community-building, learning, and inspiration.

Why Attend?

An unforgettable gathering of HR’s shining stars


Come home with practical ideas and new tactics to boost employee experience and make an immediate impact.

Build new connections

Swap ideas and experiences with HR’s best and brightest through interactive sessions, expert panels, and an award ceremony celebrating the best and brightest.

Recharge and get inspired

Experience Austin’s spirit of creativity and innovation alongside your peers with group animation projects, local cuisine and a rockin’ block party.


Hear from some of the brightest and most inspiring voices helping to shape the world of work today.

Heather E. McGowan

Balancing High Performance and Well-Being in the Future of Work

Heather E. McGowan

Speaker, Writer, Advisor
Heather E. McGowan (she/her) is an internationally known speaker, writer, and advisor. She prepares leaders to most-effectively react to rapid and disruptive changes in education, work, and society.
Scott Barry Kaufman

The Science of Thriving at Work and Growing from Setback

Scott Barry Kaufman

Cognitive Scientist and Humanistic Psychologist, Founder, Center for Human Potential
Renowned humanistic psychologist, Scott Barry Kaufman (he/him), explores the depths of human potential by challenging traditional metrics of success. Using his research, knowledge of the science, and enthusiasm, Kaufman helps all kinds of minds live a more creative, fulfilling, and self-actualized life.
Lily Zheng

How to Drive Business Impact Through DEIB

Lily Zheng

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategist & Consultant
Lily Zheng (they/them) is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategist and consultant who works with organizational leaders to turn their positive intentions into positive impact. A dedicated change-maker and advocate named a Forbes D&I Trailblazer, 2021 DEI Influencer, and Top Voice on Racial Equity, Lily’s writing and opinions have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, New York Times, and NPR.

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Mon. Nov. 14th
  • 2pm: Registration opens
  • 5 - 7pm: Welcome reception
Tues. Nov. 15th
  • 9am - 11:45am: 15Five and thought leader keynotes
  • 11:45am - 1pm: Lunch and experiential activities in lounge
  • 1pm - 3:30pm: Breakout sessions, expert panels, and workshops
  • 4pm - 4:45pm: Live HR Superstars podcast recording
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm: Thrive block party
Wed. Nov. 16th
  • 9am - 11:45am: 15Five product and thought leader keynotes
  • 11:45am - 1pm: Lunch and experiential activities in lounge
  • 1pm - 3:30pm: Breakout sessions, expert panels, and workshops
  • 5pm - 8pm: Customer awards ceremony and closing party


Passes include full access to all conference sessions, social events, and experiential activities.

Session attendees will receive SHRM and HRCI credits.

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Location and Lodging

Thrive will take place at the JW Marriott Austin, where discounted hotel accommodations are available to book until October 24 for $309 per night. Rooms will book quickly, so book as early as possible. Contact [email protected] with any questions.

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15Five Customer Awards

Nominations for the 15Five Customer Awards are now open.

Calling all HR leaders! This is your chance to nominate a 15Five customer (whether yourself or someone you know) who has shown extraordinary excellence in one of our HR-focused categories. Winners will be announced LIVE at Thrive.

Submit your nomination here


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