A First-Time Attendee’s Thrive Guide to Transform

Welcome to your ultimate guide to Transform – the not-to-be-missed event for first-time attendees! Prepare to dive into an immersive experience designed for innovators, thinkers, and leaders like you. Whether you’re looking to amplify your career, ignite your creativity, or connect with like-minded professionals, Transform is where you want to be. Here are some helpful tips and event insights to help set you up for success and help you make the most of your 3-day experience!

Why Attend Transform?

Transform is more than just a conference; it’s a catalyst for growth and innovation. Here’s what you’re in store for:

  • Inspirational Keynotes: Hear from industry leaders on topics that will help inform, inspire, and challenge the way you think about the now and next of work.
  • Hands-on Learning: Engage in workshops and sessions that offer practical, actionable insights.
  • Unparalleled Networking: Connect with CHROs, CEOs, VCs, and other people-first leaders to expand your professional network.
  • After-Hours Fun: Cap off your experience with our unforgettable after-party with your team, newly-made connections, and long-time friends!

Top 10 Tips for First-Time Attendees

  1. Download the Conference App!: Your essential tool for navigating the event, scheduling, and networking.
  2. Set Goals: Identify what you want to achieve at Transform to make the most of your time.
  3. Use Your Badge: It’s not just for entry – it’s your networking key! Point your badge at your new connection’s badge, push down, and voila their information is now in your app!
  4. Look for ‘Ask Me’ Buttons: Our friendly ambassadors are here to help you with any queries.
  5. Do a Nightly Recap: Reflect on the day’s learnings while they’re fresh.
  6. Pace Yourself: With so much to see and do, remember to take “me” breaks.
  7. Share on Social Media: Tell the world about your Transform experience in real-time.
  8. Create a Follow-Up Plan: Organize how you’ll reconnect with vendors and new contacts post-event.
  9. Keep Sharing: Once you’re home, share your insights and takeaways on social media.
  10. Explore Other Communities: Discover and engage with various groups attending Transform.

Must-Listen-To Resource Podcasts

To get you even more prepared, check out these insightful podcasts featuring Transform GM and Co-Founder Samara Jaffe:

  • With Laurie Reuttimann on the Punk Rock HR Podcast: Listen Here
  • With Chris Abbass on Hiring On All Cylinders Podcast: Watch Here


  • What to expect? 3 days of immersive learning, 300+ speakers, and a special musical performance at the after-party.
  • Wifi access? Yes, free wifi is available. Details are on your badge.
  • First-time attendee tips? Don’t miss our Welcome Session. It’s your chance to hear informative event tips from past conference pros, as well as get a head start on your networking with other first-timers! Be on the lookout for our Transform Ambassadors with “Ask Me” pins for any assistance.
  • Conference app? Absolutely! It’s your go-to for planning and networking. Look out for its release 2 weeks before the conference.
  • What’s included with your ticket? Access to all sessions, workshops, 1:1 meetings, provided meals, receptions, and the after-party.
  • What Meals are included? Breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday, coffee breaks, and drinks at receptions. Plus snacks will be served in the Refresh Zone.
  • How to network? Utilize our event app for pre-event connections, and don’t miss out on the numerous on-site networking events.
  • Where to find show info? Check our website for the agenda and download the event app for all details.
  • What is the EXP? An innovative expo hall with coffee bars, puppies, massages, and much more for engagement and discovery.

Transform 2025 is set to be an unforgettable experience, and we can’t wait to welcome YOU! Prepare to be inspired, make meaningful connections, and take your career to the next level. See you in March for a transformative journey!

Can’t wait for Transform 2025?

Mark your calendar for March 17-19, 2025, at Wynn Las Vegas. Sign up to stay in the loop and we’ll let you know when registration opens.