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Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM)

Hong Kong

As the most representative professional human resource institute in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM), a non-profit making organisation, has more than 5,300 members, with some 600 of whom being corporate members. Founded in February 1977, the Institute aims at developing, maintaining and enhancing professional standards in HR management, and increasing the value and influence of the HR profession. The Institute organises a wide range of professional activities such as multi-level training programmes, conferences and the HR Excellence Awards, and provides services such as conducting surveys and publishing a professional journal. The HKIHRM is a member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management which is one of the continental federations under the World Federation of People Management Associations.

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for Hong Kong.

Meet the Team
Past President
Executive Director
Major events

The HKIHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition is one of the most important people management events in Asia. In 2018, this two-day event attracted over 1,200 participants from Hong Kong and overseas. There were more than 40 renowned speakers in different sessions including plenary and concurrent sessions as well as symposiums. Concurrently a free exhibition was held with reputable service providers demonstrating their latest services and products.

2019 HKIHRM Annual Conference and Exhibition

“HR at the Crossroads: Disruptive Innovation.Workforce Dynamics”

26 – 27 November 2019 @ Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Event website: http://hkihrm-annualconference.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hkihrm.conference

Past HKIHRM Conference and Exhibition:

2018 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BW6jfwsQ4bM

First held in 1980, the HKIHRM Conference and Exhibition has become the most important and representative annual event of people management and development in Hong Kong. The two-day Conference, which will comprise three plenaries and around 30 concurrent sessions, brings together an impressive line-up of speakers, including globally renowned HR gurus and seasoned professionals in the field working across the public and private sectors from various countries. A wide range of hot issues on imperative people management, HR strategies and business-related topics will be shared and discussed at the Conference.

HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards 2019/20

HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards: https://www.hkihrm-awards.org/

HKIHRM Professional Standards Model:"http://www.hkihrm.org/index.php/ps/professional-standards-model

HKIHRM presents the HR Excellence Awards to recognise organisations and individuals who achieve business success through outstanding people strategies and practices.

2019 HKIHRM Pay Trend Seminar

31 October 2019, @ Royal Plaza Hotel

The 2019 HKIHRM Pay Trend Seminar provided participants with an overview of economic trends, the latest market data, as well as strategies and practices on compensation and benefits.

Primary publication

As HKIHRM’s official journal, Human Resources is published bi-monthly with both English and Chinese articles discussing current HR trends, best practices and relevant legal cases.

Human Resources (06 issues per year)

Our Member Countries

Australia Bangladesh Fiji Hong Kong India Japan Malaysia Maldives New Zeeland Pakistan Papua New Guinea
Philippines Sri Lanka Singapoor Thailand Taiwan Vietnam