Meetings and Events

Greater Lorain County Chapter of SHRM

All Chapter meetings are submitted to HRCI and SHRM for continuing education credits.  If a meeting is approved for credit, the information will be provided to all attendees at or following the event. 

Beginning in 2020, the chapter will hold approximately six (6) chapter meetings a year and one social event. The chapter meetings are typically held the 3rd Thursday from 11:30-1:00pm. See events page for specific schedule. Meetings start with networking beginning at 11:30am, lunch at 11:45 am and our guest speaker from 12-1 pm. 

Meeting cost is $20 for chapter members and $25 for guests. Same day meeting registrations will incurr an additional $5 fee added to the standard meeting cost.

We use an online payment registration system for all chapter events. The system, MightEvent, accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express. Click here for directions on how to use the new payment system or click HERE to register.

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Please note that any cancellations received after the RSVP deadline will be billed the standard meeting fee.

We are also seeking meeting sponsors. If you know a company or organization that might be interested, please contact us for further details or click here to view a sponsorship flyer/description.

May 2020 Chapter Meeting

Topic: The Great Return: Lifting the Shelter

Join us for a roundtable conversation with Jim Drozdowski from Kaufman, Drozdowski, & Grendell to discuss employment law considerations as we return to work. Additional topics will include:

  •  What will your return plan look like?
  •  How will you communicate your plan to employees? What about your customers?
  •  How will you get furloughed/laid off employees to return?
  •  Will you need to return in phases?
  •  What extra safety measures will you need to implement to return?

When: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Speaker:  Jim Drozdowski from Kaufman, Drozdowski, & Grendell
Sponsor/Hosted by: USI

Where: Virtual meeting through WebEx
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm  **Please note this is a working session; everyone should come ready to discuss what they're planning. To help us maximize the number of questions Jim can answer, please email your questions ahead of time to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Cost: Free

This program is pending approval for 1.0 HRCI credit and for 1.0 SHRM credit