DisruptHR Announces First Global DISRUPT Event at UNLEASH America

DisruptHR is excited to announce an imaginative partnership with UNLEASH to bring its innovative, insightful format exclusively to UNLEASH America, May 12-13, 2020 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas!

This collaboration will see Disrupt HR’s first-ever global event – DISRUPT America – on the main stage at UNLEASH America on May 12th.

Learn more and register to attend the first DISRUPT America event today!

Fourteen of the best DisruptHR speakers in the world will take the main stage for the quick-fire format they’re known for, wrapping up an exciting day one at UNLEASH. The speakers will be selected from nominations by the DisruptHR community and announced in February 2020.

Nominate your favorite DisruptHR Talk for DISRUPT America

Each speaker will give a five-minute presentation in the festive environment attendees have come to know and love, adding to the new UNLEASH America interactive format and program, which will be comprised of 100+ speakers across six stages focused on workforce tech, learning and employee experience, talent, digital transformation, NextGen HR, and main stage keynote presentations.

Jennifer McClure, Chief Excitement Officer of DisruptHR LLC commented:

“DisruptHR is a global community – empowering people from every culture and profession who seek an answer to what is next in the world of work. We believe in the power of disruption to change organizations, lives, minds and ultimately – the future of work.

“This will be the first global Disrupt event. This Spring, in partnership with UNLEASH, we’ll host the DISRUPT America event at UNLEASH America at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 12th. The Disrupt format will be the same. The stage is just much, much bigger.”

George LaRocque, Event Director of UNLEASH America said:

“We’re excited to welcome the DisruptHR community into our own, and I’m thrilled about what this partnership means for both of our communities. DisruptHR provides a unique voice to HR leaders globally, while UNLEASH is the world’s largest event focused on the Future of Work and work technology.

“Disrupt HR fits perfectly into the new exciting format of UNLEASH America, bringing our live stages of content together with an exhibition floor featuring the most innovative HR technology providers of all categories. UNLEASH America is shaping into a unique experience for leaders and tech and service providers alike.”

Disrupt events follow the same format, no matter where they are held in the world. Each speaker gets five minutes to share an idea, and enlighten the audience. All DisruptHR presentations are 5-minutes, with 20 slides that automatically advance every fifteen seconds. The goal is to share an idea, make it quick, and have a great time.

HR and Talent Practitioners registering for UNLEASH America will enjoy access to DISRUPT America as part of their ticket, alongside access to the expo, and all sessions across every one of the stages in the two-day event. Alternatively, it is possible to register for DISRUPT America-only tickets on the evening of May 12th.

Join us in Las Vegas for DISRUPT America for everything you love about and expect from a great DisruptHR event – learning, laughing, inspiration and connections – just BIGGER!



The DisruptHR movement began in 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has grown into a global community that reaches millions of people through events held in more than 150 cities, and in over 35 countries around the world. A showcase of this knowledge can be found on Disrupthr.co, where videos of over 4,500 5-minute presentations can be found that have been given by the world’s most disruptive thinkers and practitioners. By partnering with the team at UNLEASH, DisruptHR is taking another giant step to provide a platform for innovative ideas about the workplace, and the future of work.


The UNLEASH event portfolio comprises the leading conferences and exhibitions across the world focused on the future of work and HR technology.

With so much investment, expectation, opportunity and information around HR technology right now, UNLEASH is the place where HR leaders meet to share knowledge and do business with world-class tech vendors. UNLEASH aims to inspire and transform the world of work and technology and attracts the world’s leading visionaries, entrepreneurs, disrupters and doers to speak, participate and exhibit.

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