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Join Barclays, The Body Shop, Virgin Media And Many More At Europe’s Premier, Senior, One-Day Corporate Communications Conference

Value-Adding, Digitally-Savvy, Results-Driven Corporate Communications Strategies: Maximise The Impact Of Digital, Social & New Technology Innovations ✓ Mitigate Reputational Risk & Prepare For Crises ✓ Keep Up With Constant Change & Power Successful Cross-Channel Communications ✓ Collaborate Effectively With Internal Teams & Journalists ✓ Measure Impact & Win Stakeholder Buy-In 

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 6th February 2018, Museum of London Docklands. Download The Brochure Here. Book Before 30th November To Save £100.

  1. Navigate Crises, Mitigate Reputational Risk: Devise flexible, proactive approaches for responding effectively to crises and negativity and safeguarding your brand reputation
  2. Keep Pace With Digital & Technology Innovations: Maximise the impact of the latest trends and innovations for modern, stand-out corporate comms
  3. Drive Internal Collaboration & Align Communications Teams: Bring together internal teams with shared objectives and boost business performance with joined-up, consistent communications
  4. Next-Level, Sophisticated Social Media Strategies: Optimise results with powerful social media communications on the right platforms for your organisation
  5. Savvy Multi-Channel Integration For Corporate Communications: Seamlessly integrate corporate messages and optimise the channel mix to deliver consistent, impactful communications
  6. Measure Impact, Prove Business Value: Effective methods for evaluating the benefits and ROI of corporate comms to secure senior buy-in and investment
  7. Uncertain, Unknown, Unexpected! Prepare to react quickly and decisively to unexpected external events and uncertain business and market conditions
  8. Deliver More With Less? Ensure your corporate communications maintain quality and impact despite budget and resource pressures
  9. Engage Journalists & Attract Positive Media Attention: Stand out from the crowd and get your key stories in the press and online

Who is this event for? Heads, Directors and Senior Managers of: Communications ✓ Corporate Communications ✓ PR ✓ External Relations

3 Years Leading The Market As Europe's Premier, Senior-Level, One-Day Corporate Communications Conference:

  • 30 Corporate Communications Directors Speaking In 1 Inspiring Day
  • 11 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Your Hottest Corporate Communications Challenges
  • 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating (based on previous communications conferences)
  • 2 Interactive Panel Discussions On “Internal Collaboration” & "Working With Journalists"
  • 7 Facilitated Peer Discussions: A) Corporate Communications: Still Relevant? B) Message Clarity & Consistency C) Growing Advocacy From Internal Audiences D) Reaching Target Audiences E) Influencing The Public & Government F) Digital Insight For Customer-Led Campaigns G) Keeping Up With The ‘Scrolling Economy’
  • 1 Informal Networking By Sector Session
  • 4 Conference Co-Chairs: Discuss the key takeaways from each session
  • 3 Dedicated Case Studies: 1) Crisis Management 2) Do More With Less 3) Facing The Unknown
  • Speed Networking
  • Facilitated Networking Hosts
  • Open Q&A

networking photos30 Corporate Communications Innovators. 1 Day: Digital Evolution • Social Media • Crisis & Reputational Risk • Internal Collaboration • Channel Mix • Measurement & Business Case • Working With Journalists • Do More With Less • Facing The Unknown
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Can you help communications professionals innovate and provide real business impact?
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For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@corporatecommsconference.com

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before 30th November for only £1,999 +VAT (Save £500). Book your stand here. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Corporate Communications Conference - Influential, Innovative, Impactful. Please click here to access the full agenda.

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 6th February 2018, Museum of London Docklands, London. Download The Brochure Here.

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting

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

  • Tiffany Watson, Head of Communications, Virgin Media
  • Alistair Smith, Managing Director, Corporate Communications, Group, Barclays


09.20 Keep Pace With The Latest Trends & Innovations In Digital & New Technologies To Optimise Corporate Communications & Stand Out From The Crowd

Dominic Redfearn, Global Brand & Communications Director, Diageo


09.40 Harnessing The Power Of Social Media To Drive Corporate Communications Results With Next-Level, Sophisticated Strategies

  • Lucian Hudson, Director of Communications, The Open University
  • Robyn Bateman, Deputy Head, Social Media Engagement, The Open University


10.00 Proactive, Flexible & Modern Approaches To Mitigating Reputational Risk, Protecting The Organisation’s Image & Communicating Well During Times Of Negativity & Crisis

Fergus Campbell, Head of PR & Communications, Gumtree

10.20 Morning Refreshments With Informal Networking By Sector

10.50 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. Can you help communications professionals innovate and provide real business impact? For more information on how to get involved please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@corporatecommsconference.com


11.20 Case Study: Greater Manchester Police

Amanda Coleman, Head of Corporate Communications, Greater Manchester Police


11.40panel icon Best-Practice Strategies For Collaborating Internally & Aligning Messages To Deliver Joined-Up, Consistent Communications Which Drive Results

  • Lee Bridges, Director of Communications, House of Commons
  • Kimberly Wyn Pugh, Head of Media Relations, OVO Energy
  • Nicola Ratchford, Head of Communications, AIG Europe
  • James Motley, Director of News, Sports & Cinema PR, Sky
  • David Whitely, Head of Communications, London Gatwick Airport
  • Nicola Green, Director of Corporate Affairs, O2

12.10 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Speakers & Partners

12.50 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions During Lunch


A) Corporate Communications: Still Relevant?
David Whitely, Head of Communications, London Gatwick Airport

B) Message Clarity & Consistency
Ginni Arnold, Head of Communications Consumer, Virgin Media

C) Growing Advocacy From Internal Audiences
Christine Morgan, Director of PR, Debenhams

D) Reaching Target Audiences
Alicia Custis, Head of Communications & Marketing, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

E) Influencing The Public & Government
Rosemary Garth, Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

F) Digital Insight For Customer-Led Campaigns
Cory Reynolds, Head of Communications & Digital Development, Southern Water

G) Keeping Up With The ‘Scrolling Economy’
Lisa Jedan, Global Head of Brand PR & Corporate Communications, Bacardi-Martini Ltd

13.30 Afternoon Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

  • Nick Hindle, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Corporate Communications, Arla Foods
  • Guy Esnouf, Director of Communications, npower


13.45 Integrating Corporate Messages Across The Channel Mix & Striking The Right Balance To Engage & Reach Target Audiences With Consistent, Clear Communications

Tash Carpenter, Head of Communications, Premiership Rugby


14.05 Using Corporate Social Media Effectively

Roeland van der Heiden, Digital Director, AstraZeneca


14.25 Effective Strategies & Measures For Evaluating The impact & ROI Of Corporate Communications To Prove Value & Secure Continued Investment

Jo Parkinson, Head of Internal Communications & Engagement, Macmillan Cancer Support


14.45 How Can Corporate Communicators Successfully Engage Journalists & Attract Media Interest – In A Positive Way?

  • Sam Taylor, Executive Editor, BBC News Channel & News at One, BBC News
  • Oliver Walker-Jones, Head of Communications, Rolls-Royce
  • Anil Ranchod, Deputy Director, PR & Communications, Stroke Association
  • Tamara Bennett, Head of Media Relations, Virgin Management
  • Sam Hodges, Head of Communications, Twitter UK

15.15 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner. Can you help communications professionals innovate and provide real business impact? For more information on how to get involved please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@corporatecommsconference.com

15.45 Afternoon Refreshments With Informal Networking


16.15 Tackling The Challenges Of Budget & Resource Pressures To Deliver More With Less

Anil Ranchod, Deputy Director PR & Communications, Stroke Association


16.35 Unexpected, Unknown, Uncertain! Be Proactive, Not Reactive & Ensure You Are Prepared For Unexpected External Events & Uncertain Business & Market Conditions

Kate Levine, International Director of Commitment & Corporate Communications, The Body Shop

17.00 Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. For more information on how to get involved in The Corporate Communications Conference, please email info@corporatecommsconference.com or call the team on +44(0)20 3479 2299.