Charleston, South Carolina • May 15-17, 2017

Come for the networking, discussion and fun of HourMinds and find out why Travel + Leisure Magazine named Charleston the #1 city in the U.S.—and the world! Join us at Belmond Charleston Place, the finest accommodations in Charleston, located in the heart of historic downtown. We’ll discuss some of the most pressing challenges in the hourly labor market and how to solve for them with best practices and real-world solutions.

Keynote Speakers

Featured Speakers

2017 Speakers

Jez Langhorn

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, McDonald’s

Mike Ganino

Speaker, Trainer & Culture Geek,

Fred LeFranc

Chaos Strategist & Founding Partner, Results Thru Strategy

Chris Wright

Founder, President & CEO, Reliant

Peter Harrison

CEO, Snagajob

Mel Kleiman

Founder & President, Humetrics

Heath Padgett

Hourly Worker, Filmmaker

Jocelyn Mangan

Chief Operating Officer, Snagajob

Frequently Asked Questions


Who attends HourMinds?

HourMinds unites top industry experts, brands and thought leaders to talk candidly about the biggest issues facing the hourly industry and how to make the most of them. We encourage everyone, from HR Directors to Owner/Operators, to attend.

What topics are covered?

We’ll discuss some of the most pressing challenges facing hourly employers – industry and labor trends, company culture, compliance, recruiting/hiring best practices, employee engagement and more. We have three breakout session tracks – Bold Talks, Hacks, Tips & Tricks and Industry Trends and Experiences. Feel free to mix and match tracks throughout the event!

What is the agenda and who is speaking?

We have more than two dozen thought leaders and industry experts lined up to share best practices, innovative ideas and real-world business solutions. Check out our Schedule to read more about our awesome speakers.


The room block at the Belmond Charleston Place is fully booked.
We recommend checking out the below properties for your stay.

Hyatt Place

Hyatt House

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown

If you are driving/flying from out of town, please plan on arriving by 5pm on Monday, May 15th for the kickoff keynote and welcome reception. The Snagajob keynote and breakout sessions begin first-thing in the morning on Tuesday, May 16th, and the conference will conclude around lunchtime on Wednesday, May 17th.

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