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Tomorrow 33 Innovators Will Inspire You To Rethink Your Internal Comms Strategy

Internal Communications With Measurable Bottom-Line Impact & Maximum Engagement: Drive Business Strategy & Develop Innovative Internal Communications Strategies Which Capitalise On Digital Opportunities, New Technologies & Social Media, Adapt To Internal & External Change & Maximise Colleague Reach, Cost-Effectively

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 20th June 2017, Millennium Mayfair, Central London. Book Your Place Here!
PLUS…. Consolidate your learning from the main conference day with a post-conference half-day workshop on 21st June 2017: (AM) Internal Communications Measurement & Evaluation

Boost The Value & Impact Of Your Internal Communications Strategies! Harness The Latest Tools, Technologies & Channel Innovations For Adaptable, Effective Internal Communications Which Reach & Engage Colleagues Business-Wide:

  1. Drive Engagement, Motivation & Productivity: Build and maintain engagement and morale throughout the employee lifecycle
  2. Measure Success & Prove Positive Impact: Evaluate ROI and demonstrate the impact of internal communications
  3. Survive The Digital Evolution! Keep up with digital trends and successfully embed digital into workplace communications
  4. The Latest Tools, Technologies & Intranet: Deliver fresh, up-to-date, cutting-edge communications
  5. Innovative, Impactful Channel Strategies: Harness innovative communications approaches and optimise new and traditional channels
  6. Maximise Social Media Buy-In & Engagement: Take advantage of social and seamlessly integrate new channels…make them stick!
  7. Fresh, Engaging Content: Bring internal messages to life with results-driven content strategies
  8. Low Cost, High Impact: Practical, realistic strategies for effective and engaging low-cost internal communications
  9. Engage Hard-To-Reach Employees: Capture attention and reach staff across a diverse, mobile workforce
  10. Empowering & Supporting Leaders: Make the most of leaders as key communicators, influencers and drivers of engagement
  11. Future-Proofed, Change-Ready? Craft adaptable communications strategies to motivate and engage staff and in the future

30 Internal Comms Innovators Unite At This Unique One-Day, Brand-Led Event: Evaluating Success ✸ Employee Engagement ✸ Leveraging Digital ✸ Tools, Technologies & Advanced Intranet Strategies ✸ Internal Social Media ✸ Content Is King ✸ Measurement Practical Exercise ✸ Innovation & Channel Strategies ✸ Low-Budget Case Study ✸ Hard-To-Reach ✸ Enabling Leaders ✸ Change & The Future

Can you help internal communicators boost engagement and provide real business impact? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44(0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@commsconference.com.

Book your 3 x 2 exhibition stand and two delegate passes today for just £2,749 +VAT. Click here to book your stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Year-on-year, this renowned conference delivers both strategic and practical case studies to achieve top-performing internal communications with the expertise of director-level brand speakers:

  • Fresh, Cross-Sector Insights From 33 Internal Communications Innovators In 1 Inspiring Day
  • 12 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Hottest Internal Communications Topics
  • 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating
  • 4 Facilitated Lunchtime Peer Discussions: A) Integrated Internal Communications Campaigns B) Securing Buy-In To Internal Comms C) Communications With An International Workforce D) Making History – Bringing Rio To Bloomsbury
  • Brand New Venue! Millennium Mayfair, Central London
  • New Interactive Programme For 2017
  • 1 Live Troubleshooting Zone With 3 Expert Advisers
  • 1 Interactive Measurement Practical Exercise & Panel
  • 1 Interactive Tools, Technologies & Advanced Intranet Panel
  • 1 Low-Budget Case Study
  • 2 Conference Co-Chairs – Small- & Large-Budget Perspectives
  • 3 Peer Review Sessions – Picking Out The Key Practical Insights To Take Back To The Office
  • Live Voting
  • Speed Networking
  • Quick-Fire, Interactive Q&A

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08.30 Registration & Coffee, & Enter Your Business Card In Our Competition For A Chance To Win £100 John Lewis Vouchers

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Co-Chair’s Opening Remarks

Phil Askham, Global Head of Employee Communications, Global Businesses & Global Functions,  HSBC

Sandy Wilkie,  Staff Engagement Lead,  Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

EVALUATING SUCCESS – KEYNOTE

09.20 Successfully Measuring Success & Proving How Much Your Internal Communications Strategies Are Positively Impacting ROI & Engagement

David Cooke, Head of Internal Communications, Policy & Corporate Centre, Home Office

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

09.40 Effectively Build & Maintain Engagement, Motivation & Productivity Throughout The Entire Employee Lifecycle

Tiffany Watson, Head of Internal Communications, Barclaycard

LEVERAGING DIGITAL

10.00 Survive The Digital Evolution! Exploring Opportunities For Making The Most Of Digital For Successful Internal Communications

Victoria Entwistle, Principal of Internal Communications, BT TV & BT Sport

TOP TAKEAWAYS

10.20 Peer Review Panel

Viktoria Tegard, Senior Communications Director, GSK

Paul Morgan, Communications Director, Premiership Rugby

Mark Tittle, Internal Communications Manager, Sky

THE PASSPORT TO PERFORMANCE

10.35 Mark Singleton, Learning Director NKD

10.55 Refreshment Break With Informal, Facilitated Networking

TOOLS, TECHNOLOGIES & ADVANCED INTRANET – PANEL

11.25 Bring Your Intranet To Life & Capitalise On The Latest Tools & Technologies To Keep Your Internal Communications Fresh & Up-To-Date
Jo Bland, Head of Internal Communications, NHS Digital

Meghan Walsh, Internal Communications & Employee Engagement Manager, Comic Relief

CASE STUDY

11.50 Using Better Employee Insight To Drive Improved Communications

Ghassan Karian, Managing Director, Karian and Box

LOW BUDGETS

12.15 Realistic Strategies For Delivering Effective & Engaging Low- Or No-Cost Internal Communications

Jane Clayton, Head of Employee Communications, Northumbrian Water

CHAPTER 1: HOW TO TELL A GOOD STORY

12.35 Ryan Sales, Creative Director, Landscape

12.50 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.20 Industry Peer-To-Peer Discussions (20mins during lunch)

A) Integrated Internal Communications Campaigns

Rachel Heatley, Student Communications Manager, University College London

Kilian Thayaparan, Internal Communications Officer, University College London

B) Securing Buy-In To Internal Comms
Tam Sandeman, Director International Communications Partnership, Walgreens Boots Alliance

C) Communicating With An International Workforce
Charlotte Green, Senior Global Communications Manager, Save the Children International

D) Making History – Bringing Rio To Bloomsbury
Jessica Whitehorn, Head of Communications UK Sport

Jess Pether, Internal Communications Officer, UK Sport


E) Positive Comms Culture
Martin Roe, Head of Internal Communications – London, Standard Life Investments

13.50 Co-Chair’s Remarks & Peer Review Panel

Phil Askham, Global Head of Employee Communications, Global Businesses & Global Functions, HSBC

Sandy Wilkie, Staff Engagement Lead, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Viktoria Tegard, Senior Communications Director, GSK

Paul Morgan, Communications Director, Premiership Rugby

Mark Tittle, Internal Communications Manager, Sky

MEASUREMENT & SUCCESS – PRACTICAL EXERCISE & PANEL

14.10 Evaluate The Impact Of Your Internal Communications With Simple, Innovative & Effective Techniques

Natalie Deacon, Executive, Director, Global Communications, Avon

Tim Cowley, People & Change Lead, FirstGroup

Niall Ryan-Jones, Head of Employee Experience, Harrods

HEATHROW AIRPORT

14.50 Securing Transparent Communication In Security

Mitch Austin, Heathrow Security Communications Manager, Heathrow Airport

INNOVATION CHANNEL STRATEGIES

15.05 Embracing Innovative Approaches To Understanding Engagement Across Different Channels For Maximum Impact & ROI

Drew McMillan, Head of Internal Communication & Engagement, Virgin Trains

 ENGAGING MESSAGES

15.25 Curating & Creating Engaging, Clear & Compelling Content With Practical, Results-Driven Content Strategies

Donna Wright, Senior Internal Communications Manager for IT, Barnardo’s Children’s Charity

CASE STUDY

15.45 Real-World Insights – How Organisations Manage Internal Social Communication & Collaboration

Ajay Sood, Founder OAK

15.55 Refreshment Break With Live Troubleshooting Zones

Helen Humphreys, Group Internal Communications Director, Centrica

Toni Noble, Head of Internal Communications, PepsiCo UK

Tam Sandeman, Director International Communications Partnership, Walgreens Boots Alliance

16.25 Our Conference Partner ‘Landscape’ To Announce The Competition Winner

HARD-TO-REACH

16.30 Don’t Leave Staff Behind! Effectively Reaching & Engaging Staff Across A Diverse, Mobile Workforce

Tim Cowley, People & Change Lead, FirstGroup

ENABLING LEADERS

16.50 Empowering & Supporting Leaders As Key Drivers Of Successful Employee Communications, Engagement & Two-Way Dialogue

Dominic Demolder, Global Change Leader, Roche

CHANGE & THE FUTURE

17.10 Successful Strategies For Keeping Staff Engaged & Motivated Throughout Constant, Long-Term Internal & External Change

Louise O’Sullivan, Head of Internal Communications, L’Oréal

CONFERENCE ROUNDUP

17.30 Peer Review Panel & Co-Chair’s Closing Remarks

Phil Askham, Global Head of Employee Communications, Global Businesses & Global Functions, HSBC

Sandy Wilkie, Staff Engagement Lead, or, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Viktoria Tegard, Senior Communications Director, GSK

Paul Morgan, Communications Director, Premiership Rugby

Mark Tittle, Internal Communications Manager, Sky

17.45 Official Close Of Conference

PLUS! Consolidate your learning from the main conference day with a separately-bookable, post-conference, half-day workshop: 21st June

AM) Measurement & Evaluation

Practical Exercise Format ✓ Discussion Groups ✓ Extra Networking ✓ Real-Life Case Studies ✓ Chair Facilitation

AM) Internal Communications Measurement & Evaluation

08.45 Morning Workshop Registration & Coffee

MEASUREMENT METHODS

09.00 Assessing Your Measurement Needs

Guest Speaker To Be Announced; Please Check For Updates

MEASURING ENGAGEMENT

09.45 Successfully Measuring & Managing Engagement

Sandy Wilkie, Staff Engagement Lead, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

10.30 Refreshment Break

BUSINESS CASE

11.00 Effectively Demonstrating ROI To Build The Business Case & Secure Investment In Internal Comms

David Cooke, Head of Internal Communications, Policy & Corporate Centre, Home Office

11.45 Morning Workshop Closes