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    OUR MISSION... is to move the human resources discipline forward together, propelled and inspired by a collaborative environment of trust, support, honesty, integrity, and respect.

    OUR GOAL... is to establish a community of HR pros who are committed to helping one another grow, build, innovate, achieve, and serve.

    The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation by providing research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals to make change happen and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities. The SHRM Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizational affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

    Business is changing and employers are demanding that HR professionals adapt to that change. Investing in continuing education should be a critical component of your formula for success. NIU’s professional continuing education programs will help you earn the credibility and recognition you deserve.

    Ultimate Software’s cloud-based UltiPro® helps simplify and improve work experiences for all employees. Organizations can easily manage global people data and processes with UltiPro and ensure their people feel engaged and productive from day one. With UltiPro, you can deliver personalized recruiting and onboarding experiences, guide employees through important benefits choices, simplify complex payroll computations, efficiently manage time and attendance needs, support continuous performance management and development, and build proactive succession plans for the future. Most importantly, UltiPro’s solutions are supported by powerful business intelligence and reporting to help you drive smarter, people-focused business results.

    MRA helps member organizations thrive by creating powerful teams and successful workplaces. Founded in 1901, MRA is a not-for-profit employers association that today serves more than 4,000 employers covering more than 800,000 employees. Our members range in size from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 50 companies and reflect the diversity of industries in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.



    NISHRM welcomes corporate sponsors.  Below are the details and benefits of sponsoring a NISHRM Program or Event.


    • 2 guest passes to attend the sponsored NISHRM Program or Event 
    • Speak for 10 minutes about the company at the NISHRM Program
    • Distribute company information at the tables the day of the Program
    • Sponsorship recognition on the invite
    • Direct link to the sponsor organization on the NISHRM website for 1 month (up to 1 year, for an additional fee of $100).


    • Fee: $300 per Program Sponsor
    • Fee: $200 per Non-Profit Program Sponsor
    • Additional $100 Fee to keep company link on NISHRM’s website for up to 1 year.

    For more information, please contact Lyssa Bernstein, Member Engagement/Sponsorship Director, at or 847-722-7493.  Thank you.