Ticket to Only See Coach Roy Williams

Are you a fan of the Tarheels?  Come hear Coach Roy Williams keynote speech on Thursday, September 26th from 9:00 - 10:15 am.  Purchase your $50 ticket HERE to only attend Roy William's speech at the 2019 NCSHRM conference.  Please plan to Check In to the event from 8:30 - 8:55 a.m.  The introduction of Coach Williams will begin at 9:00 a.m.  COPY OF RECEIPT REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION. 


Please contact the hotel below to see if the NCSHRM discounted rate is available.  Discount rates are good through Wednesday, September 4th and are subject to availability:

Hotel Name


Phone Number

Rate taxes not included

Distance to Conference Center

Best Western Hickory

1520 13th Avenue Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 323-1150

$88.00 exterior entry, $93.00 interior entry

.3 miles

Courtyard by Marriott - SOLD OUT

1946 13th Avenue Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 267-2100

$149- no longer available

.1 miles

Crowne Plaza 

1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 323-1000

$109- no longer available

.5 miles

Fairfield Inn & Suites - SOLD OUT

1950 13th Avenue Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 431-3000

$129- no longer available

.2 miles

Hampton Inn by Hilton - SOLD OUT

1956 13th Avenue Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 624-2000

$149 - no longer available

.2 miles

Hilton Garden Inn - SOLD OUT

1320 17th Street Dr. SE Hickory, NC 28602

(828) 327-1000

$144- no longer available

.3 miles



Volunteer Info/FAQs/Contact Us



Why be a VolunLEADER?  Because we can’t do it without you! We love our VolunLEADERS!

It’s the best way to give back to the HR profession! We are seeking many leaders to lend a hand in helping make this conference the best yet!

We will have volunteer spots that are limited to a one hour time frame and some that are longer based on your desire and abilities. Volunteer opportunities will range from speaker introductions, conference ambassadors, registration and silent auction supporters, etc.

Our volunteers will get access to the Volunteer Green Room and an awesome VolunLeader conference shirt!

We appreciate you sharing your passion and talents at the conference and helping to advance our profession! We’re going to have lots of fun in Hickory - where Collaboration is Well Crafted!

Please click HERE to let us know of your are interested in being a VolunLEADER!


Dine Around

Join your NCSHRM Conference colleagues for dinner to discuss professional topics that matter to you in a small, intimate setting. Personal connections in an informal setting allow you to benefit from the wisdom of diverse experiences and foster new relationships with HR colleagues.

The 2019 NCSHRM Conference Dine Around will take place on Thursday, September 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at restaurants fairly close to the Hickory Convention Center. Each participant pays for their own meal. 

 Sign-up sheets will be available at the conference registration desk on Wednesday. Participants will be able to see which restaurants have space available and sign-up on the spot. If you know other conference attendees who would be interested in participating, feel free to spread the word.

See the attached restaurant summary below. 


What should I wear?
Comfort is the name of the game at this year’s conference, including shoes! Hickory Metro Convention Center is large venue with lots of walking.
 My question is not listed here. Whom do I contact?
 E-mail us with questions or for more information. We look forward to seeing you in Hickory!