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Europe's Premier Internal Communications Conference Features 35 Speakers In Just One Day. Take Advantage Now Of The Super Earlybird Price.

Learning Lessons From Times Of Rapid Change, Crisis & Uncertainty For Engaging, Strategic & Connected Internal Communications: Future-Proofed Comms Strategies To Drive Employee Engagement & Real Business Performance, Proactively Plan For Crisis & Change, Transform Digital Communications, Connect Remote Workers, Perfect Measurement-Focused, Multi-Channel Strategies, Establish Supportive Workplace Cultures, Win Leadership Buy-In & Cement IC As A Mission-Critical, Strategic Function

A European, Practitioner-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 20th April 2021, Amsterdam. If there are Government restrictions at the time, the conference will take place online on our dedicated virtual platform.

Learning Lessons From Times Of Rapid Change, Crisis & Uncertainty For Engaging, Strategic & Connected Internal Communications: Future-Proofed Comms Strategies To Drive Employee Engagement & Real Business Performance, Proactively Plan For Crisis & Change, Transform Digital Communications, Connect Remote Workers, Perfect Measurement-Focused, Multi-Channel Strategies, Establish Supportive Workplace Cultures, Win Leadership Buy-In & Cement IC As A Mission-Critical, Strategic Function

A European, Practitioner-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 20th April 2021, Amsterdam.
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35 Cross-Sector Internal Communication Experts Share Lessons Learnt On Employee-Centred Communications During Unprecedented Change, Crisis & Digital Transformation To Boost Engagement & Productivity

 

  1. High-Performance & Impactful Engagement Strategies: Creative, outside-the-box and budget-friendly tactics to engage
    and inspire
  2. Proactive Crisis Comms, Lessons Learned & Future Innovations: In a post-COVID19 world, ensure watertight, robust crisis strategies to prepare your business for every eventuality
  3. Boost Remote Worker Engagement & Productivity: Reach, motivate and engage every remote employee and connect them to the wider organisation
  4. Measure The Strategic Value Of IC, Break Down Corporate Barriers, Win Executive Buy-In: Measure your true impact on the
    bottom line and on corporate KPIs to guarantee your seat at the top table
  5. Refine Your Multi-Channel Strategy: Prioritise the most effective tools and channels to optimise reach, impact and engagement
  6. Avoid Change Fatigue During Times Of Disruption: Change comms to maintain employee centricity during uncertainty
  7. Cultivate Positive Cultures, Employee Connection & Wellbeing: Foster a caring, collaborative and supportive culture
  8. Engaging Content & Leadership Comms: Creative and personable content and messaging to connect leaders with your workforce
  9. Cutting-Edge Digital Tools, Tech & Social Media: Overcome internal resistance to digital transformation and embed innovative and effective comms strategies
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Can You Help Internal Communication Professionals Drive Employee Engagement & Real Business Impact?

For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@thecommsconference.com.

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PLUS! What's New At The Internal Communications Amsterdam Conference?


  1. Brand New Speaker Line-Up! Including Heineken, Boeing, IKEA, Total, L'Oréal, KLM Royal Dutch Airline, FedEx & Many More!
  2. Interactive Networking Opportunities: Panel Discussions, Q&As & Informal Peer-To-Peer Breakout Discussions: A) Offline Workers B) Stakeholder Communications C) IC On A Budget D) The Relationship Between IC & Mid-Level Management E) Leadership Communications That Make A Real Difference – What The Evidence Shows Us Works
  3. NEW! Crisis Comms Advisory Panel
  4. One Day Only: Focusing On The Hottest Topics Internal Communications Professionals Told Us They Wanted To Hear About Over Extensive Telephone Research
  5. 2nd Annual Amsterdam Conference!

35 In-House Internal Communications Directors Tackle Your Toughest Challenges In 1 Day: Employee Engagement & Experience • Crisis Communications • Remote Connections • Digital Tools, Tech & Social • Channel Mix • The Strategic Role Of IC • Communicating Change • Culture, Health & Wellbeing • Measurement • Content & Storytelling • Leadership Authenticity • Lessons Learnt & Future Trends Of IC 

Learning Lessons From Times Of Rapid Change, Crisis & Uncertainty For Engaging, Strategic & Connected Internal Communications: Future-Proofed Comms Strategies To Drive Employee Engagement & Real Business Performance, Proactively Plan For Crisis & Change, Transform Digital Communications, Connect Remote Workers, Perfect Measurement-Focused, Multi-Channel Strategies, Establish Supportive Workplace Cultures, Win Leadership Buy-In & Cement IC As A Mission-Critical, Strategic Function

A European, Practitioner-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 20th April 2021, Amsterdam

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Informal Networking

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

Ariella Yaari, Head of Global Communications, Sanofi

Christine Drud von Haffner, Director Internal Communications, Corporate Communications, Pandora

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & EXPERIENCE

09.10 Deliver High-Impact Engagement Strategies Which Foster Belonging & Drive Business Performance

Bessie Kokalis-Pescio, Global Head of Internal Communications, Philip Morris International

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS - ADVISORY BOARD - REAL-LIFE LESSONS

09.30 Evaluate Your Crisis Communications Strategy & Performance & Proactively Plan To Tackle Every Element Of A Crisis

Bastiaan Verweij, Director of Internal Communications & Project Management, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Ricardo Martin, Director, Communications - Digital Dialogue, Media & Analyst Relations, ABB Ability™– Digital ABB

Edel Clancy, Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs, Musgrave Group

Tim Rutter, Head of UK Internal Communications, Tata Steel Europe

Eike Croucher, Head of Communications EMEA & CIS, Agricultural Solutions, BASF

Marielle Harsveldt, Global Head of Internal Communications, Aegon

REMOTE WORKING

10.00  Interactive Comms & Robust Tech Infrastructure To Engage Home & Remote Workers, Maintain High Productivity & Connect The Workforce

  • Channels and comms to reach, motivate and engage every remote employee and connect them to the wider business
  • Internal comms frameworks to support a strong company culture and keep up with the mental health, wellbeing and engagement levels of remote workers
  • The perfect set up: combine the right technologies, internal comms and engagement tactics to ensure home working is as productive as the office
  • Without face-to-face interaction, which tools are needed to guide and support line managers and ensure employees meet their own individual performance targets?

Laura Villaescusa, Global Head of Employee Communications, LafargeHolcim


10.20 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

DIGITAL TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES

10.50 Discover The Latest, Cutting-Edge Tools, Tech & Social Media To Maintain High Engagement With Innovative Digital Communication

  • Workplace, Yammer, Zoom, Skype… assess available tools to determine which are right for your business
  • Communicate the benefits of new tech to your workforce to overcome resistance when launching new systems
  • Explore the latest emerging tech revolutionising the digital workplace and evaluate its impact on engagement and corporate performance

Guilherme Santana, Head of Digital Transformation, Change Management & Communications, DHL Supply Chain

BONUS CASE STUDY

11.10 Leadership Communications That Make A Real Difference – What The Evidence Shows Us Works

Ghassan Karian, Founder, Karian and Box

CHANNEL MIX

11.30 Refine & Perfect Your Multi-Channel Comms Strategy & Understand The Needs Of Different Employees To Optimise Engagement & Productivity

Tim Rutter, Head of UK Internal Communications, Tata Steel Europe


11.50 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@thecommsconference.com

THE STRATEGIC ROLE OF IC - PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

12.10 Break Down Corporate Barriers & Position Internal Communications As A Vital, Strategic Business Function

Renan Miranda, Employee Engagement Director, L’Oréal

Pasquale Monteleone, Head of Internal Communications, EMENA, Nestlé Purina Petcare

Marielle Harsveldt, Global Head of Internal Communications, Aegon

Tina Hentley, Head of Communications, Special Projects & Change Management, Total

Simona Radu, Head of Communications Excellence, Schneider Electric

Birgit Ziesche, Corporate Vice President Henkel Internal Communications, Henkel

12.40 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners


13.40 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

Karen Arazim, Head of Communications, Novartis Business Assurance & Advisory

Guy Britt, Global Head of Co-Worker Communication, IKEA Group

INFORMAL BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS

13.50 Join A Discussion With Your Peers

A) Offline Workers

Helen McCarthy-Deeks, Internal Communications Manager Europe, FedEx Express Europe

B) Stakeholder Communications

Romana Le Flour, Head of Communication Benelux & Nordics & Sustainability Europe, Boeing

C) IC On A Budget

Tania Tasheva,Change & Communications Lead, Heineken

D) The Relationship Between IC & Mid-Level Management

Johnny Lyons, Senior Communications Manager - Transformation, Bank of Ireland

E) Leadership Communications That Make A Real Difference – What The Evidence Shows Us Works

Ghassan Karian, Founder, Karian and Box

COMMUNICATING CHANGE

14.10 Avoid Change Fatigue During Times Of Disruption & Boost Employee Buy-In With Streamlined, Effective Change Communication Strategies

Lynette Jackson, Head of Communications (Smart Infrastructure), Siemens

CULTURE, HEALTH, WELLBEING - PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

14.30 The Role Of Internal Comms In Cultivating A Culture Of Care, Compassion & Open Conversation To Support Wellbeing & Drive Employee Connection Across The Entire Business During Uncertainty & Change

Silviya Stoyanova, Head of Communications, Red Bull Brand at Devin JSC


Lena Tsvetinskaya, Diversity, Culture & Engagement Director, PepsiCo Europe


Elisabeth Hesse, Director Internal Relations, Events & Sponsoring, METRO AG


Laura Jacquier, VP Global Internal Change Communications, ENGIE

Galina Skatkina, Director of Communications, Southern, Northern & Central Europe, PayPal


15.00 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@thecommsconference.com.


15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

MEASUREMENT & RESULTS

16.00 Discover Effective Measurement Techniques To Determine The True Results Of Internal Communication & Assess What Really Works

Simona Radu, Head of Communications Excellence, Schneider Electric

CONTENT & STORYTELLING

16.20 Next-Level, Creative Content Strategies To Promote An Employee-Centric Culture, Connect With Your Workforce & Promote Engagement

Sara Martinotti, Head of Group Internal Communication, Ferrero Group

LEADERSHIP AUTHENTICITY

16.40 Motivate Leaders To Be The Centre Of Communications & Get In Front Of Employees To Drive Engagement & Pride In The Business

Ann Halvorsen, Director of Change & Communications, Philips

THE FUTURE TRENDS OF IC - PANEL DISUSSION & Q&A

17.00 Implement Lessons Learned & Keep Up With The Latest Trends & Innovations In Internal Communications For 2021 & Beyond

Natalia Lysa, Corporate Affairs & Internal Communications Director Poland, Central Europe & Nordics, Danone

Alexiana Cirier, Head of Communication & Employee Engagement, AXA International & New Markets

Stephanie Schneider, Head of Communications for COO Office, Allianz SE

Ivano Ferioli, Head of Internal Communication Channels & Social Collaboration, Enel Group

Tino Fritsch, Head of Communications, thyssenkrupp


17.30 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Engage & Inspire, Boost Bottom-Line Results & Add Business Value With Strategic, Authentic & Empowering Internal Communications: Boost Employee Experience & Productivity & Prove The Strategic Impact Of Internal Communications With The Latest Digital Tools & Fresh, Innovative Measurement-Focused Strategies That Empower Leaders, Secure Senior Buy-In & Drive Successful Culture Change & Multi-Channel Comms.

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36 In-House Internal Communications Directors Tackle Your Toughest Challenges In 1 Day: Engagement & Change • The Strategic Role Of IC • Digital Tools & Trends • Measurement • Empower Leaders • Culture Change • Audience-Led Channel Mix • Achieving Buy-In •  Dispersed Workforces • Content & Messaging • Future Of Internal Comms

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Position Internal Communications As An Essential Business Function With The Right Tech & Social Media Platform Mix, Fresh Content & Engagement Strategies & Clearly Measured Results That Generate Buy-In & Authentic Leadership Comms For Boosted Employee Engagement Across The Entire Workforce. Download The Brochure Here >>


  1. Drive Engagement, Productivity & Employee Experience: Innovative, attention-grabbing internal communications to inspire employees in the face of ongoing change
  2. Prove The Strategic Power Of Internal Comms! Gain trusted advisor status and position IC as an integral function within the business which drives strategic direction
  3. What’s The Latest Tech & Digital Tools To Invest In? Discover the newest digital and social media platforms on the market to keep your communications on point
  4. Measure Results & Secure Buy-In: Next-level measurement strategies which truly capture successes for ongoing investment and support from above
  5. Leaders – Your Best Communicators! Develop a close working relationship with leaders and inspire them to become authentic communicators for messages that are driven from the top
  6. Effective Internal Comms For Successful Culture Change: Work towards an open, empowered culture across your organisation that embraces change
  7. Tailor An Optimal Channel Mix: Get to grips with your audience demographics and determine the best channel mix for engaging, multichannel communications
  8. Engage The Hard-To-Reach Overcome Barriers: Whether it’s deskless workers or different time zones, bridge gaps with fresh strategies for reaching and engaging multiple workforces
  9. Excite Employees With Impactful Content: Captivating video, podcast and storytelling strategies that strike the right tone and are impossible to scroll past
  10. What Does The Future Hold For Internal Comms? Keep pace with today’s changing environment and understand key trends for 2020 and beyond for future-proofed internal communication strategies

Our Previous Delegate Testimonials Speak For Themselves:


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

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

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

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

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