Media Contact:
Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC
Director of Communications
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion
O: 352-291-9559 | M: 352-816-1264
[email protected]

OCALA, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2024) – Early bird tickets are now available for the Heart of HR: Meeting the Challenge conference presented by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and the Ocala Human Resources Management Association (OHRMA).

Heart of HR takes place April 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the World Equestrian Center, 1390 NW 80th Ave., in Ocala. The conference will feature leading experts on topics that matter to businesses of every size and industry sector. And back by popular demand, it will once again be headlined by internationally acclaimed workplace motivational humorist, best-selling author, and world-class magician Jon Petz.

Sessions include employee engagement, Artificial Intelligence in the workplace, leadership best practices, recruiting tools and incentives, and employee mental health and wellness. The event is also eligible for credits from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

Early bird rates are available through Feb. 14 for $175 for all-day access to the conference or $200 to attend the conference plus the Heart of HR After Dark reception with Petz the evening of April 18.

Discounted rates for groups of 10 or more are also available.

For tickets and more information visit For group discounts and/or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Tisha Webber at [email protected].


The Ocala Human Resources Management Association (OHRMA) is a nonprofit organization of human resource professionals from the Marion County community affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), an international organization of more than 180,000 members. For information, visit

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is a member of CareerSource Florida and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. CareerSource CLM is supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and other agencies as part of awards totaling $6.9 million (revised annually). CareerSource CLM is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and in Spanish. All voice telephone numbers listed above may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. If you need accommodations, please call 800-434-5627, ext. 7878 or e-mail [email protected].

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