Hr NETWORK ‘FUTURE LEADERS’ Conference & Exhibition 2024
will take place on Thursday 9th May 2024 at the home of Scottish Rugby, the magnificent Murrayfield Stadium.

Following a hugely successful Conference & Exhibition in May 2023, followed by the incredible reaction from Sponsors & Guests at our recent Hr NETWORK National Awards Gala Dinner at the Hilton Glasgow on 9th November 2023, we are delighted to announce details for the forthcoming and hugely anticipated annual Hr NETWORK ‘FUTURE LEADERS’ Conference & Exhibition 2024.

Located just 10 minutes walk 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 delighted to confirm our Keynote Speakers for 2024. If you have any enquiries relating to becoming a Delegate, Sponsor or Exhibitor, please contact the Conference Planning Team on Tel: 0131 625 0358 or email:

Keynote Sessions:

  • Jane Sparrow, The Culture Builders – Leading Through the Revolution: Equipping leaders to manage themselves and others through change and evolution
  • Matt Swarbrick, CMI – Empathy In Leadership: ‘Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes’
  • Katie Leveson, BBC Studioworks – LeadershipWorks: Ensuring the right culture, shape and skills are in place for the future of media
  • The Big Picture Senior HR Panel Discussion, Chair by Clare Moore: Discussing aspirations, challenges, and expectations of future workplaces
  • Jacques Quinio, Right Management – Creating Your Leadership Team for Tomorrow: Developing the right individual and organisational mindset
  • Zara Janjua and Atholl Duncan, The Edge Consultancy – The 7 Secrets of Inspiring Communication: The must-have skill for future leaders


We are very much looking forward to welcoming our delegates to Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Thursday 9th May for the Hr NETWORK National Conference & Exhibition 2024.

We are currently  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 to 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.

Scottish Gas 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 reception entrance.

Hr NETWORK and 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:


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 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:


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

Scottish Gas 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


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

From Friday 1st March 2024, the delegate cost will increase to £165+VAT per delegate.


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.


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