About DallasHR

DallasHR is a not-for-profit professional association and the local choice of Dallas and Collin County area human resources professionals.  Founded in 1939, the organization provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and is the third largest Society for Human Resources (SHRM) affiliate chapters with more than 2,300 engaged members.  DallasHR powers The HRSouthwest Conference, designated the official State of Texas SHRM Conference; it is the largest regional human resources event in the U.S., hosting more than 2,500 attendees, speakers and exhibitors annually.

DallasHR Mission Statement 

To serve our members and partners by providing superior development offerings, quality resources and valuable networking opportunities to enhance and elevate the competency, reputation, reach and visibility of the HR profession

DallasHR Vision Statement 

To be the premier resource for advancing and connecting the regional HR community.

About The HRSouthwest Conference 

The HRSouthwest Conference, founded in 1941, is recognized today as the official State of Texas SHRM Conference and is one of the largest regional human resources event in the United States.  Hosting more than 2,500 participants annually, the conference provides human resources professionals and those who supply products and services to the HR industry a place to network, attend educational sessions, and get business done in the Marketplace.  The HRSouthwest Conference is powered by DallasHR, an award-winning and a top 10 largest affiliate chapters of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Equity Statement 

DallasHR is committed to fostering, empowering and developing our diverse HR community, building an inclusive network of HR professionals, and advancing equity in all of our practices and processes to create a culture where all can thrive as their true selves and have a sense of belonging.

Our Guiding Principles

DallasHR and The HRSouthwest Conference are committed to be the premier resource for advancing and connecting the regional HR Community. The Values guiding efforts to achieve this vision are:


We exist to serve our members/attendees and our community


Volunteers, members, and staff work together to meaningfully impact the HR profession, the HR professional, and our community


We create a culture of honesty, accountability, and ethical behavior to build a community of trust


In all our offerings, we will continuously improve to increase our value and impact in our community


We work to improve the lives of our members, volunteers, partners, and staff by being attentive to their challenges
We serve to advance inclusion and belonging within our community


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