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The 6th Annual Internal Communications Conference Returns To London On 18th June, London With More Speakers Than Ever Before… Save £200 With Your Earlybird Discount Today

On 18th June 2019, the market-leading Internal Communications Conference will return, this year to the new, luxurious, One Great George Street, central London with 30+ speakers in one compact day and a refreshed, senior-level agenda, tackling the most pressing topics in the always-changing internal communications sphere including engagement; tech and tools; social media; measurement; buy-in; hard-to-reach and much more.

Speakers Confirmed So Far For 2019! Moneysupermarket • npower • Bank of England • WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC • Hitachi Rail • Nestlé • Aegon UK • Wellcome Trust • Skyscanner • Lloyds Banking Group • Stonewall • Coventry Building Society • Department of Health & Social Care • University of Derby • Auto Trader UK • B&Q • Aldermore Bank • Highways England • Britvic PLC • Savills • Müller UK & Ireland

Sneak Peek Of The Heads & Directors Of Internal Communications Confirmed So Far For 2019:

  1. Mindaugas Bazys, GDPR Communications & Engagement Lead, WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC
  2. Sarah Meurer, Head of Internal Communications, Nestlé
  3. Ann Hood, Head of Internal Communications, Aegon UK
  4. Paul Downey, Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, Moneysupermarket
  5. Sian Jones, Head of Internal Communications, Bank of England
  6. Jody Lewis, Head of Internal Communications, Lloyds Banking Group
  7. Vanessa Unwin, Group Head of Internal Communications, Hitachi Rail
  8. Chris Newstead, Head of Internal Communications, Wellcome Trust
  9. Deborah Smith, Senior Internal Communications Manager, Skyscanner
  10. Rhiannon Edwards, Head of Internal Communications, Stonewall
  11. Kirsty Bowen, Internal Communications Manager, Coventry Building Society
  12. Jamie Morgan, Head of Internal Campaigns, Department of Health & Social Care
  13. Guy Esnouf, Director of Communications, npower
  14. Caroline Thomas, Director of Business Partnering, Operational HR & Communications & Engagement, B&Q
  15. Mark Bunker, Head of Internal Communications, Aldermore Bank
  16. Alice Oliver, Head of Internal Communications, University of Derby
  17. Lauren Heathcote, Internal Communications Manager, Auto Trader UK
  18. Vicki Davies, Head of Internal Communication, Highways England
  19. Rachel Dies, Head of Employer Experience, Britvic PLC
  20. Ghassan Karian, Managing Partner, Karian & Box
  21. Tanya Burak, Director of Internal Communications, Savills
  22. Harpreet Sanghera, Senior Communications Manager, Müller UK & Ireland

NEW FOR 2019! Take A Look At The Confirmed Agenda Set To Feature 30+ Senior Speakers In 1 Day:

08:30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

09:00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Morning Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Chris Newstead
Head of Internal Communications
Wellcome Trust

DRIVE ENGAGEMENT

09:15 Boost Workforce Productivity, Passion & ROI With Engaging Internal Communications Strategies

Paul Downey, Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, Moneysupermarket

SOCIAL MEDIA

09:35 Harness Social Networks & Implement Successful Monitoring Procedures For Maximum Impact & Engagement

Sian Jones, Head of Internal Communications, Bank of England

TECH, TOOLS & APPS - Q&A PANEL 

09:55 Keep Up-To-Date With The Latest Technologies, Tools & AI Available For Innovative, Fresh Communication

Mindaugas Bazys, GDPR Communications & Engagement Lead, WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC

Further Panellists To Be Confirmed At Launch

10:25 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

MEASUREMENT & ENGAGEMENT

10:55 Discover The Crucial Measurement Areas To Ensure Relevant Metrics

Jody Lewis, Head of Internal Communications, Lloyds Banking Group

PROVE SUCCESS, GAIN BUY-IN

11:15 Demonstrate Your Value With The Latest Metrics To Drive Senior Buy-In

Vanessa Unwin, Group Head of Internal Communications, Hitachi Rail

11:35 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@commsconference.com

CHANGE & CULTURE

11.45 Maintain & Build Company Culture Through Times Of Change

Sarah Meurer, Head of Internal Communications, Nestlé

12.05 Bonus Session With Exclusive Conference Partner

Ghassan Karian, Managing Partner, Karian & Box

12:25 Morning Roundup & Lunchtime Announcements

12:30 Lunch for Delegates, Speakers & Partners

13:00 Informal Lunchtime Peer Discussions

13:30 Afternoon Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Ann Hood, Head of Internal Communications, Aegon UK

HARD-TO-REACH WORKERS

13:35 Drive Engagement In A Remote Workforce

Deborah Smith, Senior Internal Communications Manager, Skyscanner

13:55 Hard-To-Reach Breakout Topics

Time-Poor: Rhiannon Edwards, Head of Internal Communications, Stonewall

Remote: Kirsty Bowen, Internal Communications Manager, Coventry Building Society

MULTI-CHANNEL STRATEGIES

14:15 Selecting The Best Mix Of Traditional & Digital Channels & Content To Effectively Engage Colleagues Throughout The Organisation

Jamie Morgan, Head of Internal Campaigns, Department of Health & Social Care

14:35 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@commsconference.com

15:05 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

ADVISORY BOARD Q&A

15:35 Have Your Burning Questions Answered By Industry-Leading Panellists

Guy Esnouf, Director of Communications, npower
Caroline Thomas, Director of Business Partnering, Operational HR & Communications & Engagement, B&Q
Mark Bunker, Head of Internal Communications, Aldermore Bank
Alice Oliver, Head of Internal Communications, University of Derby
Lauren Heathcote, Internal Communications Manager, Auto Trader UK

EMPOWERING LEADERS & MANAGERS

16:05 Engage & Inspire Line Managers With The Right Tools & Communications To Motivate Colleagues

Vicki Davies, Head of Internal Communication, Highways England

VIDEO QUICK WINS

16:25 Engage Your Audience Through Short & Accessible Videos Produced In-House

Rachel Dies, Head of Employer Experience, Britvic PLC

FUTURE STRATEGIES - Q&A PANEL

16:45 Be Prepared For The Future Of Communication Tools, The Rise Of Automation & The Evolving Workplace

Tanya Burak, Director of Internal Communications, Savills
Harpreet Sanghera, Senior Communications Manager, Müller UK & Ireland

17:15 Chair’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

PLUS! Speak, Sponsor Or Exhibit At The 2019 Internal Communications Conference - Real Impact, Real Results:

Can you help internal communications professionals make a real impact? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@commsconference.com

Book an exhibition stand and two delegate passes before 13th December for just £2,200 (save £550). Please click here to book your stand. Exhibition space is limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

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