What Makes Us EPIC?

What Makes Us EPIC?

Elevate People, Ignite Change (EPIC) is developed and driven by Human Resource Executive®, the most trusted source of guidance and insight on strategic issues in HR and a team of experts responsible for its rich history of successful Human Resource events spanning more than 25 years.

Our Mission

We are committed to helping HR teams optimize their people success. Provide a forum for people-centric HR leaders to cultivate valuable connections and realize innovative and transformative opportunities that go beyond best practice to cultivate a people first culture to succeed in the new world of work.

Our Conference Chair

Founder & Managing Principal, IA Mark Stelzner

Mark Stelzner is the founder and managing principal of IA, an advisory firm that helps organizations achieve their HR transformation goals. With over 30 years of experience in the HR industry, Mark is a trusted advisor to C-level leaders, offering unbiased and candid guidance on complex and strategic initiatives. As a recognized thought leader and influencer in the HR technology and transformation space, Mark has been featured by leading media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, CNN, and NPR. Mark is passionate about fostering relationships, sharing insights and creating value for his clients, partners and peers.

Our Family of Brands

We are the predominant global digital media and events organization that connects, inspires and informs senior-level Human Resource Executives.

Our Company

ETC, part of the Arc network is a global B2B events, data and media group founded to redefine business networking by focusing on new ways to connect communities, wherever, whenever, or however people need to come together to grow their career and their businesses.