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In 1 Affordable Day, Revolutionise Your Communications Function, Inspire Leaders, Enhance Employee Engagement, Achieve Measurable Impact & Prepare For The Future!

Digital Tech Trends & Tools ✔ Measuring Engagement ✔ Prove Value, Win Buy-In ✔ Change & Culture ✔ Compelling Video & Social Media ✔ Engagement Battle Scars ✔ Leadership Comms ✔ Sky-High Engagement ✔ Crisis Comms ✔ Optimising Channel Strategies ✔ Future Of Internal Comms ✔ Hard To Reach

A Practitioner-Led, One-Day Conference, 29th January 2020, The Midland Hotel, Manchester

Deliver Measurable Impact On The Bottom-Line With Engaging, Results-Driven Internal Comms: Fresh, Inspiring Insights To Boost Engagement & Productivity Levels Skywards, Unlock The Latest Digital, Social & Channel Trends, Drive Change & Culture, Inspire Leadership & Hard-To-Reach Comms To Demonstrate Measurable Success & Strategic Added Value

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32 In-House Communications Experts Share Unique Experiences & Fresh Insights Which Will Revolutionise Your Communications Function, Enhance Employee Engagement, Inspire Leaders, Achieve Measurable Impact & Prepare You For The Future


  1. Strategic, Forward-Thinking Internal Comms For Sky-High Engagement: Innovative formats that measurably boost employee experience and
    productivity
  2. Boost Results With The Latest Trends In Digital Tech & Tools: Unlock the power of tech to drive engagement, measurement accuracy and authentic
    comms
  3. Measure Engagement, Showcase Your Value, Win Buy-In: Key drivers and metrics to prove performance uplift and win a seat at the top table
  4. Embed Positive Change Culture Through Internal Comms: Build Engagement through transformation programmes and create a culture of change
  5. Cut Through With Innovative Video & Social Content: Creating engaging internal videos and social strategies which don’t break the bank
  6. Innovative, Authentic & Creative Leadership Comms: Win leadership buy-in and create inspiring content and storytelling to drive company-wide
    productivity
  7. Strategic Comms For Hard-To-Reach Employees: Communicate effectively with your entire workforce and ensure your comms reach every corner of your organisation
  8. Savvy Crisis Comms Plans: Ensure timely top-down messages and clarity for your colleagues
  9. Optimise Your Channel Strategies To Achieve Maximum Cut-Through: Streamline your channel mix and content to ensure your comms meet employee needs
  10. Fit-For-The-Future Teams, Structures & Strategies: Future-proofing tactics to win buy-in for IC as a strategic, trusted, influential and critical function

Sky-High Engagement ▪ Digital Tech Trends & Tools ▪ Measuring Engagement ▪ Prove Value, Win Buy-In ▪ Change & Culture ▪ Compelling Video & Social Media  Engagement Battle Scars ▪ Leadership Comms ▪ Hard To Reach ▪ Crisis Comms ▪ Optimising Channel Strategies ▪ Future Of Internal Comms

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Our Previous Delegate Testimonials Speak For Themselves:


'Sharing varied, practical insight to improve your internal comms and engagement strategy – inspiring ideas.'

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'A good mix of industry sectors represented and a great set of informative speakers.'

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'A fantastic place to get ideas and see what has worked in other places.' 

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'Very useful insights and best practice from different companies. Great for networking and developing new ideas.'

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Please See Below For The Internal Communications Manchester Conference - Real Impact, Real Results Programme Outline. For The Full Agenda, Please Click Here.

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Informal Networking

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

Gordon Dowall-Potter, Digital Technology Communications Lead, E.ON

ENGAGEMENT - EXPERT INSIGHTS | DOUBLE PERSPECTIVES

09.10 Send Engagement Levels Skywards With Innovative & Forward-Thinking Internal Communications Strategies That Drive Best-In-Class Productivity From Your Workforce 

Perspective One:
Rachel Fraser, Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, MAG (Manchester Airport Group)

 

 


Perspective Two:

James Makepeace, Internal Communications Manager, Rolls-Royce 

DIGITAL TECH & TOOLS

09.50 Get To Grips With The Latest Trends In Technology & Social Media & Understand Which Tools Boost Measurement Accuracy, Cut Through & Engage Most Effectively

Joel Turner, Head of People Communication & Culture, Sky Betting & Gaming

 

Joe McMann, Senior Communications Manager – Business Narrative & Insight, O2

 

Marit Meyer-Bell, Head of Communications, Travis Perkins plc

 

Tilly Greer, Communications & Engagement Lead, GSK

MEASURING ENGAGEMENT

10.20 Unlock The Key Tools & Techniques To Accurately Measure Not Only The Cut Through Of Your Engagement Strategy, But Also The True Impact On Employee Engagement & Experience

Helen Schick, Head of Organisational Development & Engagement, Alzheimer’s Society

 

10.40 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

PROVING SUCCESS & ROI

11.10 Demonstrate The Bottom-Line Impact Of Powerful Internal Comms To Showcase ROI & Your Strategic & Bottom-Line Value To The Organisation

Leanne Taylor-Flett, Internal Communications Lead, AXA Insurance Company

CASE STUDY

11.30 Our Top Tips For Great Employee Engagement

Nick Daggett
Head of New Business
Oak Intranet

INSPIRING CHANGE & CULTURE | PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

11.50 Harness The Power Of Internal Communications To Not Only Engage Colleagues Through Transformation, But To Create A Culture Of Continuous Change & Agile Working

David Cooke, Head of Corporate Internal Communications, Home Office

 

Sanjay Mistry, Head of Communications, Arriva Rail London

 

Sarah Sky, Internal Communications Manager, PepsiCo

 

Vanessa Unwin, Group Head of Internal Communications, Hitachi Rail

 

Johnny Lyons, Change Communications & Engagement Lead, AIB

 

Peter Allen, Executive Director of Corporate Affairs & Communications Strategy, Highways England

 

Camilla Mankabady, Director of Communications, Liverpool City Council

 

12.20 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@internalconference.com

VIDEO & SOCIAL MEDIA | LIVE ON STAGE DEMO

12.35 Drive Engagement With Innovative Video Campaigns Which Cut Through To Employees & Drive Cultural Change Without Breaking The Bank

Speaker To Be Confirmed, Please Check The Website For Updates.


13.00 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners

INFORMAL PEER-TO-PEER DISCUSSIONS

13.30 Featured Discussion – Wellbeing In The Workplace

Chris Woodhouse, Advanced Manufacturing Manager, Baker Hughes a GE company

 

 

A) IC Structure

B) Mobile Engagement
Den Carter, Channels & Content Lead, Colleague Communications, British Airways

 

 

C) Building Trust
Simon Evans, Head of Communications, Network Rail

 

 

 


14.00 Afternoon Co-Chair’s Opening Remarks

Richard Walden, Head of Internal Communications, Heathrow Airport

 

Sharon Kemp, Strategic Internal Communications Manager, Bupa

ENGAGEMENT BATTLE SCARS | PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A | LIVE ON STAGE DEMO

14.10 Quick Wins & Top Tips To Keep Your Internal Communications Strategy On The Cutting Edge

Alice Oliver, Head of Internal Communications, University of Derby

 

Hayley James, Assistant Director for Comms, Engagement & Campaigns, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

 

 


14.30 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@internalconference.com

LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATIONS

15.00 Take Colleagues On A Journey Of Change & Drive Your Corporate Culture Through Impactful Comms From Senior Leaders

Brittany Conyers, Global Internal Communications Manager, IHG

HARD-TO-REACH

15.20 Ensure Your Engagement Strategy Filters Through Your Entire Organisation & Communicate Effectively With Remote, Mobile Or Tech-Free Colleagues

Jess Lonsdale, Internal Communications Director, Virgin Media

 

 

15.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

CRISIS COMMUNICATION

16.10 Keeping Calm During Crisis! Effective Internal Comms Strategies To Ensure Clear Top-Down Messages & Clarity For Your Colleagues In Difficult Times

Speaker To Be Confirmed, Please Check The Website For Updates

16.30 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@internalconference.com

CHANNEL STRATEGY

16.45 Optimise The Cut Through Of Your Communications To Diverse Audiences By Developing The Content & Channel Mix That Best Fits Your Organisation

Claire Oakley, Communications Business Partner, Zurich Insurance

FUTURE-PROOFING INTERNAL COMMS | PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

17.05 Stay Ahead Of The Curve & The Changing Nature Of Internal Communications To Ensure Your Team Structure & Strategy Are Fit For
The Future

Jody Lewis, Head of Internal Communications, Lloyds Banking Group

 

 

Nina Callard,
Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, Cancer Research UK

 

 

Jon Church, Director of Communications, Co-op

 

 

Jennifer Thomas, Head of Internal Communications, Experience & Sustainability, Direct Line Group

 

 

Linda McCormack, Head Of Internal Communications, Anglian Water Services

 

 

17.35 Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Main Day Conference