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The Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM)

Suite 1503, 15/F, 68 Yee Wo Street
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2 881 5113  |  Fax: +852 2 881 6062
Email:  |  Website:

As the most representative professional human resource institute in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) has a membership of close to 5,300, of whom about 600 are corporate members. Founded in 1977 as a non-profit organization, HKIHRM aims at developing, maintaining and enhancing professional standards in HR management, as well as increasing the value and influence of the HR profession. HKIHRM organizes a wide range of professional activities, including multi-level training programs, conferences & exhibitions and an awards program. It also provides various membership services, conducts professional surveys, and publishes an official journal. HKIHRM is a member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management, which is one of the continental federations under the World Federation of People Management Associations.

Margaret Cheng, HKIHRM President

Executive Director
Teresa S H Lee, Executive Director

Number of Members
HKIHRM currently has a membership of close to 5,300, out of which 600 are corporate members

Primary Publication
As HKIHRM’s official journal, Human Resources is published bi-monthly with both English and Chinese articles discussing current HR trends, best practices and relevant legal cases.

English, Chinese

Major events
This year, the Conference is entitled “HR at the Crossroads: Disruptive Innovation.Workforce Dynamics.”

Date: 26-27 November 2019 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The HKIHRM Annual Conference & Exhibition is one of the most important people management events in Asia.  In 2018, this two-day event attracted over 1,200 participants from Hong Kong and overseas. There were more than 40 renowned speakers in different sessions including plenary and concurrent sessions as well as symposiums. Concurrently a free exhibition was held with reputable service providers demonstrating their latest services and products.

Profile of best practice and links to local awards programs
HKIHRM HR Excellence Awards:
HKIHRM Professional Standards Model: