8 best diversity conferences to attend in 2024

From virtual diversity and inclusion conferences to in-person gatherings, these are the events to snag tickets for this year.

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As you set your personal and professional priorities for 2024, is a diversity and inclusion conference on your agenda? If not, it should be.

Conferences can help you learn from experts, connect with peers, find new inspiration, and get ahead of trends in your industry. And whether you're a hiring manager, an HR professional, or just someone interested in learning how to create a more inclusive workplace, D&I conferences are tailor-made to help you find the education, connections, and resources you need to succeed.

Whether you're looking at free or high-cost diversity conferences in 2024, you'll want to make sure any investment of your time and resources is worth it. To help, we've gathered a list of 8 highly-regarded D&I conferences scheduled for 2024.

Take a look, see what piques your interest, and register! We'll see you there.

Diversity & inclusion events/conferences not to miss in 2024:

​Beyond Boundaries: DEIB, Hiring, and Professional Development

When: April 17-18, 2024

Where: Virtual

Price to register: Free!

Where to register: Here

We had to include our own Diversity Reboot Summit on our list of the best diversity and inclusion events to attend in 2024 because we know firsthand the magic that happens when you combine 100+ expert speakers, the enthusiasm of 10,000 participants, cutting-edge tech, meaningful virtual networking, and best-in-class virtual job fairs. Altogether, it makes for a truly epic multi-day experience.

The theme of our April Diversity Reboot Summit is Beyond Boundaries: DEIB, Hiring, and Professional Development — You won’t want to miss this!

This is a monthly series of virtual summits on topics spanning everything from Championing LGBTQIA+ Leaders and Allies to Advancing DEIB in the Digital Age — stay tuned for updates!

Getting to the Next Stage of Diversity and Belonging

When: Feb 14, 2024

Where: Virtual

Price to register: Early bird registration is $49 and general admission is $149

Where to register: Here

From Day One is hosting monthly conferences in 2024 focused on different ways for companies to foster strong relationships with their customers, communities, and employees. February’s virtual event is focused specifically on how DEI practitioners can reenergize themselves and either organizations with new ideas, programs, and reasoning for the cause of DEIB.

National Diversity & Leadership Conference and Training Days

When: Training Week — March 18-21, 2024, Conference Dates — April 15-18, 2024

Where: Virtual

Price to register: Training Days start at $899 and Conference Registration starts at $2,499

Where to register: Here

You don’t want to miss the 20th annual National Diversity & Leadership Conference in 2023. The conference kicks off with National DEI Training Week from March 18-21. The second part of the conference, April 15-18, includes panel discussions, group sessions, workshops, and internationally renowned speakers.

Elevating the Employee Experience Conference

When: May 2-3, 2024

Where: Virtual and in-person in Denver, CO

Price to register: The 2-Day virtual conference pass starts at $695

Where to register: Here

The Human Capital Institute recognizes that when people feel respected and included, organizations are more likely to thrive. This conference will help you navigate remote and hybrid work challenges to maintain employee engagement, help you create an inclusive and safe work environment, share best practices for designing and implementing wellness programs, and more. This conference put on by the Human Capital Institute is one of 10 virtual conferences that HCI has planned for 2024.

D&I Leaders Global Forum 2024

When: May 21-22, 2024

Where: Virtual and in-person in London

Price to register: Starting at $395

Where to register: Here

The D&I Global Forum is hosting a global event for senior DEIB professionals and will focus on topics like psychological safety, creating spaces where neurodivergent minds can flourish, LGBTQIA+ equality, redefining activism in the corporate world, and more. The forum is projected to feature 35 speakers and over 500 attendees.

The Future of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2024

When: June 5, 2024

Where: Virtual

Price to register: Free

Where to register: Here

This virtual conference put on by HR.com focuses on the challenging progress that DEIB is making, especially with recent “anti-woke” movements and mass layoffs. Topics include a look at DEI today, where DEI is headed in the future, and how it can be a key driver of performance and social justice growth worldwide.

Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations

When: July 3-5, 2024

Where: Virtual and in-person in Lisbon, Portugal

Price to register: Standard Virtual Pass $295

Where to register: Here

This is the 24th international conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations. This year, the focus is on The Future We Want: Socio-Environmental Challenges in Times of Climate Emergency. This conference will elevate the voices of some of the world's leading innovators and thinkers in the DEIB space and highlight topics such as identity and belonging, education and learning in worlds of differences, organizational diversity, and community diversity and governance.

Inclusion 2024

When: November 4-7, 2024

Where: Virtual and in person in Denver, CO

Price to register: Virtual passes start at $995

Where to register: Here

The Society for Human Resource Management hopes to inspire truly inclusive workplace cultures. The Inclusion conference has 7 content tracks, 75+ speakers, and 50+ sessions. It’s a chance to change the way you see the world and create a more inclusive and equitable work world!

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