The CHRO Circle

The CHRO Circle is designed for the most senior human resources person within an organization.

With the numerous challenges and opportunities that the future of work presents, the CHRO Circle is an enhanced experience for chief human resources officers to improve their leadership skills and form valuable true peer connections.

As an exclusive conference experience, application and approval are required for participation.

What’s included

  • CHRO-only interactive sessions designed to gain valuable insights from peers
  • The opportunity to engage in a shared experience with a community of vetted CHRO peers
  • Priority access to book interactive sessions and a one-on-one meeting with a Gartner expert*

*Preregistration is required. Hurry, space is limited.


  • Grow your community and network with executives on your level of seniority
  • Get access to exclusive content from the experts during CHRO-specific sessions
  • Enhance your leadership skills 
  • Gain actionable insight in an exclusive 30-minute one-on-one meeting with a Gartner expert, and get priority booking
  • Leverage the lessons from your peers to increase the effectiveness of your strategies

How to apply

Applicants must meet the following qualification criteria to participate:

  1. Enterprisewide CHRO, or
  2. Business unit or regional CHRO responsible for:
    • Private sector: 5,000+ employees
    • Public sector: 1,000+ employees 

Qualifying CHROs from an HR vendor or consultancy must be involved exclusively in their organization’s internal HR operations.

You can apply to participate in the CHRO Circle when you register for Gartner ReimagineHR Conference by verifying you are the CHRO or most senior HR leader within your organization. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.

Application and approval are required for participation.

Already registered? Log back in to your registration profile and complete the qualifying questions.

Join featured sessions exclusively for CHROs

The 2021 virtual conference agenda featured exclusive and interactive sessions for vetted CHRO attendees. Here's a sample of CHRO-only Roundtables geared toward top CHRO priorities:

  • What Role Should Organizations Play in Society?
  • What Fairness Means at Your Organization
  • Improving the Relationship Between the CHRO and the CEO
  • The CHRO’s Role in Fostering an Inclusive Culture
  • What’s Your Leadership Vision for 2022?

The 2022 agenda is underway and will be announced in the coming months. Check back for updates on the agenda page.