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30 Forward-Thinking Communications Directors Address Your Toughest 2020 Challenges!

Innovative, Fresh, High-Impact Corporate Communications Strategies Which Deliver Results: Social Media ✓ Crisis & Reputation ✓ Impact & Results ✓ Engaging Content ✓ Future Innovations ✓ Communication In Uncertain Times ✓ Employee Engagement & Internal Cultures ✓ Platform Mix

A One-Day, Brand-Led, Conference & Networking Event, 6th February 2020, Hallam Conference Centre, London

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30 Speakers Share Fresh, Best-Practice Insights That Drive Powerful & Engaging Corporate Communications Across All Platforms To Showcase Brand Values, Bolster Organisational Reputation, Overcome Crises & Negativity, Engage Employees & Prove ROI

  1. Innovative, Insight-Led, Influential Social Media: Effectively engage audiences and get your message across with tailored, targeted and impactful social media activities
  2. Proactively Prepare For Crisis & Safeguard Corporate Reputation: Real examples of common hurdles, mistakes and successes in mitigating risk in times of crisis and negativity
  3. Prove The Value & ROI Of Corporate Comms Strategies: Quantify results, determine ROI, deliver results and win buy-in
  4. Horizon Scan For Future Trends & Innovations: Give your communications strategic direction by identifying future tools, channels and audience insights
  5. Cut Through The Noise With Stand-Out Content: Creative approaches to communicate messages in the most interesting, authentic and digestible way
  6. Communicate Confidently Through Uncertainty: Reassure multiple stakeholders and manage media relationships during difficult and unpredictable times
  7. Optimise Internal Cultures & Engage All Employees: Reach employees from every part of the organisation with joined-up comms which build engagement and employee advocacy
  8. Platform Strategies To Revitalise Your Comms Mix: Leverage the right channel mix to achieve outstanding outcomes and align brand values
  9. Budget-Friendly Comms: Deliver low-investment, high-impact comms

The Corporate Communications Conference At A Glance


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PLUS! This Corporate Communications Conference Also Features:

  • 30 Market-Leading, Cross-Sector Brands Speaking In 1 Inspiring Day
  • 100% Delegate Satisfaction Rating in 2019!
  • New, Interactive Agenda, Hot Industry Topics
  • 5 Breakout Discussions: A) Stakeholders B) Reputation Risk C) Language D) Video E) Journalists
  • Facilitated Knowledge-Exchange & Networking
  • Peer Discussions & Q&A Sessions
  • Live Voting
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30 Communications Directors Tackle Your Toughest Challenges In 1 Day: Social Media Success • Crisis & Reputation At Risk • Prove Impact • Engaging Content • Future Innovations • Communications In Uncertain Times Employee Engagement & Internal Culture • Platform Integration • Low-Budget Case Study • Cross-Sector Best-Practice Tips

Why Not Get Involved With The Corporate Communications Conference?

Can you help communications professionals innovate to power impactful, creative comms? For more information on how speak, exhibit or arrange one-to-one meetings at this market-leading conference, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email

Book an exhibition stand and two delegate passes for just £2,499+VAT. Click here to book your stand. Exhibition space is limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our Previous Delegate Testimonials Speak For Themselves:


"A really great event! A packed, insightful day of great use."

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"A good combination of crisis comms and integrated marcomms approaches."

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"The event was really inspiring and insightful."

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"Thought provoking, engaging and insightful."

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Please See Below For The Corporate Communications Conference Programme Outline

Innovative, Fresh, High-Impact Corporate Communications Strategies Which Deliver Results: Social Media Crisis & Reputation ✓ Impact & Results ✓ Engaging Content ✓ Future Innovations ✓ Communication In Uncertain Times ✓ Employee Engagement & Internal Cultures ✓ Platform Mix 

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

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

Sian Jones, Head of Internal Communications, Bank of England

Joe Smithies, Head of Media & Corporate Relations, Ofcom


09.20 Innovative Social Media Approaches That Concisely Deliver Messages & Generate Positive Outcomes

Mark Moulding, Head of PR & Media, AQA

Callum Watt, Brand Director,

Sarah Cook, Group Head of Social, Media & Content Strategy, Legal & General



09.40 Insight-Led Social Media Strategies To Optimise Social Platforms & Boost The Reach & Performance Of Corporate Messages Online

Daniel Rossall-Valentine, Head of Campaign, Royal Academy of Engineering


10.15 Case Study From Vuelio

Natalie Orringe, Chief Marketing Officer, Vuelio




10.40 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


11.10 Be The Calm In The Eye Of The Storm: Explore Practical Strategies To Proactively Prepare For Crises & Protect Brand Reputation

Fergus Campbell, Head of PR Communications & Public Affairs, Gumtree

Klare Kennett, Assistant Director External Affairs Marketing & Communications, RSPCA


Myriam Walburger, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Govia Thameslink Railway Limited

Lisa Imlach, Head of Global Corporate Communication & PR, Skyscanner


11.45 Harness Metrics As Part Of Business Strategy To Clearly Identify What Works & What Doesn’t To Prove Value & ROI

Rachel Tolhurst, Head of Corporate Communications, Amey


12.05 Cut Through The Noise & Put Great Content At The Heart Of Your Communications To Disseminate Clear Messages Which Resonate

Angela Maher, Head of Strategic Communications, Ofwat

Enrico Bocedi, Corporate Communications Director, Campari Group

Joe Smithies, Head of Media & Corporate Relations, Ofcom

Mary Walsh, Director of Corporate Communications, Eurostar

Lauren Carter, Head of Internal Communications, UK & Europe, Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group

Chris Wiggan, Head of Corporate Communications, UK & Ireland, Arcadis

Vanessa Unwin, Global Head of Internal Communications, Hitachi


13.10 Informal Peer Discussions

A. Stakeholders
Andrea Gold, Head of Channels, Rolls-Royce

B. Reputation Risk
Carly O’Donnell, Head of Corporate Communications, The Royal Mint

C. Language
Mark Moulding, Head of PR & Media, AQA

D. Video

E. Journalists

13.40 Afternoon Chair’s Remarks

Andrew Mitchell, Head of Strategic Communications & Policy, Heathrow


13.50 Horizon Scanning For Incoming Trends & Innovations That Are Set To Shape The Future Of Corporate Communications

Charlotte West, Executive Director Global Corporate Communications, Lenovo


14.10 Communicating In A Void: Maintain Confident Communications When No One Knows The Answer To Reassure Stakeholders & Retain Engagement

Misun Jo, Head of External Communications, Ericsson

Sophie Timms, Head of UK Corporate Affairs, Zurich

Natasha Collins-Daniel, Head of PR, Soil Association

Jason Hesse, Senior Manager – Corporate Communications, Channel 4

Lieutenant Colonel Richard Wade, Head of Plans for Army Media & Communications, British Army

Tim Rutter, Head of Internal Communications, Tata Steel UK

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


15.00 Engage Employees Across The Corporate Structure With Multifaceted Messages That Build An Open & Cohesive Culture

Guy Esnouf, Director of Communications, npower

15.20 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


15.50 Explore How The Latest Channels & Their Communicative Functions Can Revitalise Your Corporate Communications

Emma Duke, Head of Communications – Oxford Education, Oxford University Press


16.10 Think Outside The Box & Stay Inside Your Budget With Creative, Cost-Effective Communications Solutions

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

16.30 Official Close Of Conference

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