The Hr NETWORK National Conference & Exhibition 2023
took place on Thursday 11th May 2023 at the home of Scottish Rugby,
the magnificent BT Murrayfield Stadium.

Following a hugely successful Conference & Exhibition in May 2022, followed by the incredible reaction from Sponsors & Guests at our recent Hr NETWORK National Awards at the Hilton Glasgow in November, we are delighted to announce details for the forthcoming and hugely anticipated annual Hr NETWORK ‘PEOPLE-FIRST CULTURE’ Conference & Exhibition 2023.

Located just 10 minutes from Haymarket, with unlimited parking and an Edinburgh Tram stop situated at the entrance to the stadium, we are delighted to host this years event at one of Scotland’s premier venue’s. With delegates attending from across the people management & development landscape in Scotland and the wider UK, there are SIX keynote speaker sessions throughout the day, designed for delegates to gain invaluable insight and inspiration from a range of people directors and experts on a range of topics.


We are very excited to announce our Keynote speaker programme. Our KEYNOTE SPEAKERS come from a wide range of award-winning organisations who have created and implemented a sustainable workforce plan in the midst of a post-pandemic culture, and are reaping significant organisational benefits that have led to increased productivity, improved job satisfaction metrics and gained a clear competitive advantage in their marketplace will provide valuable insight into implementing a sound and measurable people plan following the catastrophic impact from the Pandemic.

Keynote session topics include:

  • Inclusive Leadership: Contributing to psychological safety, organisational performance, and employee engagement
  • Wellness: What part does identity play in burnout prevention and what’s the true cost
  • People Before Profit: Embedding a people-first approach in your organisation
  • Learning & Development: Creating opportunities for all
  • Panel Debate: Flexible & Hybrid Working and exploring the case for a four-day week
  • Women In Leadership: The power of equity, balance and fairness


We are very much looking forward to welcoming our delegates to BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Thursday 11th May for the Hr NETWORK National Conference & Exhibition 2023, in partnership with Roffey Park Institute and supported by Right Management and Search Consultancy.

We have a fabulous day lined up for you including SIX wonderful keynote speakers, a wide range of HR product, service and technology partners in our dedicated Exhibitor Area, fantastic networking and knowledge sharing opportunities and a lovely lunch, refreshments and other goodies during the day too.


  • 8.15am – 9.15am – Registration, Tea’s & Coffee’s, Exhibition & Networking
  • 9.20am – Conference Opens
  • 10.30am – Morning Break, Tea’s & Coffee’s, Exhibition & Networking
  • 12.30pm – Lunch, Exhibition & Networking
  • 15.10pm – Afternoon Break, Tea’s & Coffee’s, Exhibition & Networking
  • 16.40pm – Conference Summary
  • 16.50pm – Conference Close

Important information for entry BT Murrayfield Stadium

Delegates should enter the stadium via the Roseburn Street security gate. Your name will appear on the list of registered delegates and security staff will direct you from there.

BT Murrayfield Stadium,
Roseburn Street,
EH12 5PJ

There is unlimited parking available and whether you are arriving by car or public transport, you will be directed to the West Stand in the Stadium, where you will enter through the main dedicated entrance for the Thistle and President Suite’s.

Hr NETWORK and BT Murrayfield Stadium staff will be on hand to direct you to the Registration Desk situated on the first floor. The Exhibitor Area is situated in the Thistle Suite and the Keynote Speakers will present their sessions in the President’s Suite.

For further details on public transport to BT Murrayfield Stadium, please visit:


The legal requirement for delegates to wear face masks is no longer being enforced, therefore face masks are not required to be worn at any time during the Conference & Exhibition.

Delegates may wear a face mask if they wish to do so. Please note that all delegates attending the Conference have declared on their booking form that they double vaccinated, however Hr NETWORK will not be scanning delegates as they enter the event.

If you feel unwell on the morning of the Conference or are showing symptoms of COVID-19, please do NOT attend the Conference.

Please note that access to BT Murrayfield Stadium through the security gate on Roseburn Street, is for ‘Registered Delegates’ ONLY.

Registered delegates who are unable to attend on the day but who wish to allocate their delegate place to a colleague, MUST notify the Hr NETWORK Conference Team prior to registration, by email:

Please note that if your replacement delegate is not registered prior to the welcome registration, this may cause a delay at the gate and admission may even be denied.

There is a lift at the main Reception and if you require special access or have any enquiries with reference to the Conference & Exhibition, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or email:


BT Murrayfield Stadium is located to the West of Edinburgh’s city centre

BT Murrayfield Stadium, Roseburn Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5PJ

  • Unlimited parking
  • 12 minute walk from Haymarket Train Station
  • Edinburgh Tram stop situated at Entrance to Stadium


  • 6 Keynote Speakers
  • Networking  & Exhibitor Area
  • Lunch & Refreshments
  • Delegate Bag & Goodies
  • Official Conference Programme & Delegate List


  • Delegate Cost – £165+VAT
  • Group discounts are available for 6+ Delegates
  • Payment options include Debit/Credit card or BACS payment


For further information regarding the Conference including speaking, sponsoring, and exhibiting, please contact the Conference Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 3267 or email:

Demand for delegate places at our Conference is very high, with delegates currently securing their place. We therefore advise early bookings to avoid disappointment.


Click the banner below to view all the pics from our previous Leaders Dinner, Conference & Exhibition 

Leaders Dinner, Conference & Exhibition Picture Gallery 2019 – Password is: smartculture