October 24 – 26, 2012 in Scottsdale, AZ

Additional Information

Pack up your western duds and see what DEAM12 has in store for you!

HRCI Recertification Credits

DirectEmployers Association will once again submit conference sessions for recertification credit hours through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). View sessions.

Conference Registration Desk

The DEAM12 registration desk is open each day during conference hours. Should you need assistance with anything, please do not hesitate to stop by and ask. DirectEmployers Association Staff and Crew are available to make your conference stay as productive and enjoyable as possible.

Name Badges

Conference attendees are required to display name badges during all DEAM12 functions. You must have your name badge to get into all dining and entertainment functions; your badge serves as your ticket. If you misplace your name badge, please see the registration desk for a replacement.

Breakfast, Lunch & Reception

DirectEmployers Association will provide a continental breakfast for all attendees every morning beginning at 8:00 am. A sit-down lunch will be served on days 1 and 2.


Photographers and videographers will be capturing images during the conference. The photos and video may be used by DirectEmployers Association for promotional materials, publications and websites managed by DirectEmployers. If you would prefer not to be photographed or filmed for these purposes, please notify the photographer, videographer or a DirectEmployers Association staff member.

We will once again be providing an attendance directory as well as a digital copy of your professional headshot. Please stop by the photo booth to have your photo taken.

Online Evaluation

After the DEAM12, you will receive an email with a link to the meeting and conference evaluation. Please take the time to complete the evaluation and ensure that DirectEmployers Association continues to provide the conference programming you and your colleagues expect from us.

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