SOURCE: SilkRoad


May 09, 2013 09:00 ET

SilkRoad Connections Brings Together Global Customers and Industry Thought Leaders to Empower HR

Event Features Keynotes by New York Times Best-Selling Author Dan Pink and Award-Winning Author Bob Kelleher

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 9, 2013) - SilkRoad, a leading global provider of cloud-based social talent management solutions, will bring together several hundred customers, partners and employees at its fourth annual SilkRoad Connections, taking place at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida, on May 19 - 22, 2013. 

SilkRoad's Global User Event connects international Life Suite® software solutions customers with industry thought leaders and SilkRoad experts over the course of three days to share, experience and discuss the latest innovations in social talent management. Industry and product-related sessions will help HR leaders to increase business performance using SilkRoad's cloud-based software solutions. 

Highlights of this year's conference include:

  • Keynotes by Dan Pink, author of New York Times bestsellers A Whole New Mind and Drive, and Bob Kelleher, award-winning author of LOUDER THAN WORDS: 10 Practical Employee Engagement Steps That Drive Results and Creativeship, A Novel for Evolving Leaders.
  • Social Talent Management sessions that will address integrating social media into everyday HR to reach candidates more effectively and foster employee collaboration and communication.
  • Mobile Talent Management sessions where attendees will discover how mobile learning, benefits, recruitment and performance delivers business agility and improved employee and candidate experience.
  • HR Management sessions that will provide first-hand accounts from SilkRoad customers on using HRMS solutions to unburden HR with everyday administrative tasks, allowing them to focus on the transformative elements of the job. 

"SilkRoad Connections is one of the premier events of the year for people interested in cutting-edge strategies for engaging and developing employees," said Edward Vesely, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at SilkRoad. "In today's competitive marketplace, where talent is often the deciding factor between success and failure, Connections gives our customers the critical tools and knowledge to make strategic HR decisions that drive real results."

For more information about SilkRoad Connections, visit

About SilkRoad
SilkRoad is a leading global provider of end-to-end HR solutions that enable customers to find, attract, develop, and retain the best talent. The award-winning SilkRoad® Life Suite® solution set includes Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Talent Portal, and HRMS solutions that are easy to deploy, easy to use, and affordable. Powered by social, mobile, analytic, and cloud technology, it's everything you need in one platform to engage your people and rapidly boost business performance. Visit, follow them on Twitter @SilkRoadTweets or call 866-329-3363 (U.S. toll free) or +1-312-574-3700.

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