Apply to Be a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer for the 2017 TN SHRM Conference & Expo, Tennessee’s 25th Annual SHRM Conference.

Open Call

An open call for passionate, outgoing, customer-centric individuals to serve as ambassadors, greeters, ushers, hosts, monitors and registration assistants is open for this year's Conference being held at Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Conference Center, October 1–4, 2017.

Application Process

Application forms must be completed online.

If you are selected to be a Volunteer, you will receive a discounted registration rate of one-half the regular registration rate.


In exchange for working one half of the conference you will received a 50% discount off your conference registration. We will do our best to schedule you in your requested area and times but we cannot guarantee a specific day or assignment.

  • Volunteers must be a chapter member of any Tennessee SHRM chapter and be in good standing at the time of the conference.
  • Volunteers are required to attend an orientation and help stuff bags on Sunday, October 1st beginning at 7:00 a.m. (Volunteer orientation will be from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
  • Volunteers must be available to work for one-half of the Conference during their assigned days and times. The shift will likely not last a full day, but having availability will ensure your spot to volunteer.
  • Volunteer selection is based on conference needs.

Questions? Contact Heather Thompson at

Click button below to submit a volunteer application.

Reserve a Room Now

Room Block Rates (through Friday September 8th or until sold out)

  • Single or Double                    $209
  • Atrium View                            $274