Arkansas SHRM 2018 HR Conference & Expo
April 4-6 • Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Thank you for your interest in sponsoring HR2018! Our sponsors make it possible for us to hold these fantastic conferences and improve the HR community. Plus, sponsoring the conference is one of the best opportunities to let the top HR leaders know about your business!

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HR2018 Sponsors

Thank you to all of our HR2018 sponsors! We couldn't serve the human resources community without you, and we truly appreciate your help. Check back soon for a full list of all of our sponsors.

1st Employment Staffing

1st Employment is your local choice for employment services and staffing solutions in Northwest Arkansas and Missouri. We match qualified workers with great jobs. For your career, or for your staffing needs, call 1st Employment. Employers, let us simplify your recruitment, hiring, and payroll. Job hunters, let us market your skills for you. For both job seekers and employers, we provide exceptional service, savings, and fast results. 1st Employment specializes in short term, seasonal, long term, temporary, screen-to-hire and direct hire positions.

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Arkansas Business Best Places to Work

Arkansas Business wants to help you maximize your organization's most valuable resource - its people. The Best Places to Work program gives your company the opportunity to gather valuable and affordable insight about your employees and provides benchmarks to see how you stack up against the state's best workplaces.

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Arkansas Heart Hospital

Promoting heart health, education, wellness and providing preventative steps in fighting heart disease in Arkansas: That is what The Corporate Health Department at Arkansas Heart Hospital offers to businesses and corporations across the state.

We bring our exceptional cardiologists, physicians and staff to your business and provide lunch and learns to educate your workforce. We will supply education materials covering a wide range of topics, lifesaving heart screenings, and offer an extensive wellness lab panel.

While attending the “Fearless” Rise and Shine session, April 5 watch a live demonstration of the lifesaving heart screenings we provide onsite at your business.

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Arthur J Gallagher & Co

Is your benefits plan designed to fuel growth, reduce risk, and strengthen your organization with a healthy engaged workforce? The right investment in human capital will pay dividends for years. At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we work hard to understand your industry, your market, and the unique constraints that affect your success. Workforce challenges, hiring needs, legal risks, competitive issues, financial considerations, compliance requirements—no detail is too small.

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Founded in 1951, the Central Arkansas Human Resource Association (CAHRA) is the oldest and largest association of HR professionals in Central Arkansas and is the only one nationally affiliated to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Representing more than 300 members, CAHRA provides education and networking opportunities to area HR professionals.

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Courthouse Concepts

CourtHouse Concepts is an information service company designed to help mitigate the risks associated with the hiring process. We offer criminal searches (county, state and national), driving records, credit reports, verifications (employment, education and license), social security traces, electronic I-9 processing, E-verify, drug screening and more. We customize packages to fit your need. Orders can be transmitted through an applicant tracking system, the web, XML, or facsimile. We help you stay in compliance with state and federal guidelines by offering a pre-adverse and adverse action letter service for those you chose not to hire. Provide your last screening invoice and we will beat it by 10% or you will get a $50 visa card.

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Delta Dental

Delta Dental of Arkansas has been writing group dental insurance since 1982 and currently serves more than 1,100 participating Arkansas dentists, 2,900 employer groups and more than 1.7 million individuals. Delta Dental is the largest dental benefits provider in the state of Arkansas and is a member of Delta Dental Plans Association, a national network of independent not-for-profit dental service corporations specializing in providing dental benefits programs to 56 million Americans in more than 95,000 employee groups throughout the country. In addition to providing excellent dental benefits, Delta Dental of Arkansas also offers vision coverage. Please check with the Delta Dental sales team for vision plan discounts when bundled with our dental plans. For more information about Delta Dental of Arkansas, visit and follow us on Twitter @DeltaDentalAR.

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First Staff

FirstStaff has a long history of support of the Arkansas Human Resources State Conference, the SHRM chapters in Arkansas, and the human resources profession. We provide a wide range of staffing services to our customers and blend local control and decision making with world class service. Our staff brings experience, knowledge, and extra effort to the needs of our employees and customers. Think of us first when you have staffing needs.

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Friday, Eldredge & Clark LLP

Since 1871, we have adhered to a few timeless principles. We cherish the practice of law and know that our purpose is to serve. We continuously strive for excellence in our professional performance and ethical standards and actively participate in professional, civic and charitable organizations to be effective contributors to our community.

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The Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association (NOARK) has been providing service to the Human Resources community of Northwest Arkansas since September 2, 1971. NOARK is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of more than 350+ Human Resource professionals, with over 225 companies represented. As the local SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) affiliate Chapter 148, NOARK has been awarded numerous awards including the 2013 SHRM Membership SuperStar award.

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Staffmark, one of the largest staffing companies in the country, has been providing innovative workforce solutions for Arkansas companies for almost 40 years.  Because of our outstanding customer service, Staffmark has been recognized as a Best of Staffing winner for five years in a row.  Best of Staffing is a designation achieved by fewer than 1% of all staffing companies in the United States, and Staffmark’s customer service ratings are more than triple those of the industry.  For more information on putting our award-winning service to work for you, please visit or connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

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