DEAM17 Recap
DEAM17 Recap

DirectEmployers 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference

Indianapolis, IN • May 9–11, 2017

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Your department may be human resources, but today’s HR professional isn’t just responsible for managing regulatory compliance, recruitment or sourcing. You’re a brand ambassador, a marketer, the company’s lead salesperson and a data analyst—all rolled into one. DirectEmployers 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference (DEAM17) will guide you through each of these roles and help you understand not only the regulatory landscape, but also equip you with the recruitment marketing, data mining and sourcing strategy needed to compete for the best and the brightest minds.


The full DEAM17 program—including detailed descriptions and presenter bios—is available via the DE Events mobile app. This complimentary mobile app provides access to everything you need for the event. Plan your schedule, get important reminders and connect with other attendees. The app is available for Apple and Android devices and can be viewed from your computer's web browser so you can choose the experience right for you. Learn more about the features of the app and where it's available for download or open the app in your web browser to view the schedule.



Thank you to all of the DEAM17 Underwriters, Sponsors & Member Contributors:

  • Silver Underwriter: GettingHired
  • Silver Underwriter: PeopleFluent
  • Bronze Underwriter: Jobs2Careers
    Bronze & Wi-Fi
  • Bronze Underwriter: Beyond
  • Bronze Underwriter: HireClix
  • Bronze Underwriter: iCIMS
  • Bronze Underwriter: NACE
  • Bronze Underwriter: NASWA
  • Bronze Underwriter: Sharker
  • Bronze Underwriter: Sharker
  • Bronze Underwriter: SourceCast
  • Member Contributor: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

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DEAM16 Recap
Why Members Should Attend
Location Details: Stay Where Lincoln Stayed


Crowne Plaza at Union Station

123 W Louisiana St, Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 631-2221

Located in the heart of downtown's Wholesale District, Crowne Plaza at Historic Union Station is adjacent to the Indiana Convention Center and only a few steps from Lucas Oil Stadium. With Circle Centre Mall, the Mass Ave Arts District, theaters, restaurants and nightlife nearby there's much to see and do within a short walk of the hotel.

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Room Block Information

Limited Availability at Overflow Hotel

DEAM17 is shaping up to be another great conference! Our room block at the Crowne Plaza is full. At this time, guests are welcome to call 1-800-The-Omni and reference the DirectEmployers block to make reservations by phone. Please note: as of April 17, the rooms are no longer guaranteed at the nearby Omni Severin Hotel.

Standard double room: $179 (plus tax) per night

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