≡ Menu

How Are BBC, GSK & Rolls Royce Driving Employee Engagement & Boosting Performance, Productivity & Retention?

‘Lots of valuable, practical and insightful success stories which will enable me to inspire creative approaches within my business.’ AXA Wealth
A One-Day Networking Conference, 30th November 2016, De Vere Venues Canary Wharf, London.
Download The Brochure. Book Today – Group Discounts Availableee2016_speakerhorizontal_4

Cut Through The Noise During Periods Of Change & In The Day-To-Day To Boost Organisational Performance, Productivity & Retention: Innovative, Value-Adding Employee Engagement Channels & Strategies
Harness The Power Of Social Media, New Tools & Channels, Drive Change, Win Over Senior Stakeholders, Develop Leaders & Demonstrate Bottom-Line Impact

Creating Engaged & Productive Workforces By Using Innovative Communication Tools & Strategies To Boost Employee Engagement:

  1. Drive Employee Engagement During Periods Of Change: Deliver meaningful communications and mitigate employee negativity with effective change communication strategies
  2. A Winning Social Media Strategy? Maximise business-wide employee engagement with new approaches that complement other communication channels
  3. Capitalise On New Tools & Channels & Winning Innovations: Optimise employee performance and maintain staff interest with innovative tools and channels for real business benefit
  4. Reach & Resonate! Best-In-Class Employee Engagement Strategies: Create a culture of open, two-way communication which maintains engagement and motivates employees
  5. Get Leaders & Managers On Board! Improve communication skills, engagement and staff performance for greater commercial success
  6. Measure The Employee Voice, Demonstrate Commercial Value: Leverage the latest measurement techniques and technologies to gain real-time employee insight and convince stakeholders of the bottom-line benefits of successful employee engagement
  7. Reach Out To The Hard-To-Reach: Communicate with employees across multiple sites and geographical locations for business-wide collaboration and improved cut-through
  8. Innovative Reward & Recognition Strategies Which Don’t Break The Bank: Boost performance and drive employee excellence
  9. Cultivate Open Cultures & Align Employees With The Brand’s Values: Develop a culture of open conversations and trust and engage staff with the brand’s core values

PLUS! Upgrade and join your peers on 1st December at our separately-bookable, pre-conference ‘Engaging Through Change’ & ‘Developing Managers & Leaders’ Workshops featuring Network Rail, Centrica, Kingfisher, House of Lords, Santander and FirstGroup.


PLUS! This Engaging Employees Conference – Optimising Performance Features:

  • 32 Inhouse HR, Communications & Employee Engagement Speakers
  • 1 Compact Day
  • 83%+ Average Senior, Client-Side Audience (based on previous events)
  • 96% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating (based on 2015 event)
  • 6 Facilitated Peer-To-Peer Discussions & Brainstorming Exchanges: A) Encouraging Inclusion & Diversity B) Empowering Staff To Act As Ambassadors C) Engaging Different Demographics D) Promoting Employee Health & Wellbeing E) Comms On A Shoestring F) Outcomes Or Outputs?
  • 2 New Practical Exercises: Engaging During Change and Modernising Traditional Channels
  • 3 New Panel Discussions: Measuring The Employee Voice, New Tools & Channels And Developing Leaders & Managers
  • 1 Double Perspective: Employee Engagement 
  • 12 In-Depth Sessions Focused Around Your Hottest Employee Engagement Topics
  • 2 Conference Chairman – BBC & Lloyds Banking Group
  • Interactive Voting
  • Open Q&A

Can you help organisations to boost their employee engagement? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44(0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@engagingemployeesconference.com.
Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes today for just £2,699 +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.

Group Discounts Available – Send 4 For The Price Of 3. Limited Places.

Fresh & Innovative Content. More Brand Speakers. More Value For Money…All In 1 Day: Communicating During Change • Change Scenario Learnings • Best-In-Class Employee Engagement • New Tools & Channels • Hard-To-Reach • Measuring The Employee Voice • Demonstrating Commercial Value • Developing Leaders & Managers • Social Media Traditional Channels • Rewards & Recognition • Cultivating Behaviours & Cultures

The Engaging Employees Conference – Optimising Performance: To view the full conference programme, click here.

08.30 Breakfast Speed Networking
Meet and swap business cards with fellow attendees and make new connections before the conference day begins!

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting & Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks
Heather Wagoner, Director, Internal Communication & Engagement, BBCEE2016_Wagoner(BBC)


09.15 Maintaining Employee Engagement, Involving Colleagues & Boosting Productivity With Effective Change Strategies During Periods Of Organisational Change, Uncertainty Or Tough Trading Conditions
Alex Kalomparis, Director, Internal Communications & Community Investment, Rolls-RoyceEE2016_kalamparis(RollsRoyce)


09.35 Change Scenario Learnings
Katie White, Head of Engagement, FujitsuEE2016_white(fujitsu)


09.55 Stepping Up Your Employee Engagement Strategy To Ensure Insight-Driven Communications Are Reaching & Resonating With Your Entire Workforce

09.55 Drew McMillan, Head of Internal Communication & Innovation, Virgin TrainsEE2016_macmillan(virgin)

10.15 Introducing LifeWorks, The Employee Engagement & Wellbeing Platform
Jamie True, CEO & Founder, LifeWorks

10.35 Nicole Dempster, Director of Internal Communications, ITVEE2016_dempster(ITv)

10.35 Informal Networking Break & Morning Refreshments

11.05 Engaging Employees Through Everyday Innovation
Rosemarie Diegnan, Chief Strategy & Product Officer, WazokuEE2016_diegnan(wazoku)


11.20 Harnessing Winning Innovations, New Tools & Channels To Maximise Employee Engagement & Boost Performance For Demonstrable Business Benefit

Angharad Miller, Head of Internal Communications & Community Engagement, TSB Bank
Hayley James (Chart. PR), Communications Business Partner, FirstGroupEE2016_james(first)Jamie True, CEO & Founder, LifeWorks

11.50 How To Gain More Insight & Value From Employee Engagement Research
Ghassan Karian, CEO, Karian and BoxEE2016_karian(karianbox)


12.20 Reach & Engage Hard-To-Reach Employees & Leaders Across Multiple Sites & Geographical Locations To Fully Achieve Business-Wide Collaboration
Dylan Berthier, Global Head of Communications & Engagement, TravelexEE2016_berthier(Travelex)

12.40 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.10 Informal Lunchtime Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Empowering Staff To Act As Ambassadors
Sarah Guerra, Head of Employee Engagement & Culture, HM Revenue & CustomsEE2016_Guerra(HMRevenue)

B) Encouraging Inclusion & Diversity
Joyce Idoniboye, Business Partner – People, HarperCollins PublishersEE2016_idoniboye(harper)

C) Engaging Different Demographics
Tammy Palmer, Head of People Development & Engagement, Age UKEE2016_palmer(ageuk)

D) Comms On A Shoestring
Jacqui Hill, Head of Internal Engagement & Communication, Cancer Research UKEE2016_hill(cancer)

E) Promoting Employee Health & Wellbeing
Fiona Lavery, Head of UK People Management, WaterAidEE2016_lavery(wateraid) F) Outcomes Or Outputs?
Howard Krais, Communications Director, GSKEE2016_krais(gsk)

13.40 Afternoon Chair’s Opening Remarks
Francis Lake, HR Director, Best Team, Lloyds Banking GroupEE2016_Lake(Lloyds)


13.50 Best-Practice Measurement Methods & Techniques: Gain Real-Time, Holistic Insight Into Employee Engagement Levels & Maximise Business-Wide Inclusion

Sarah Mullins, Head of Change Communication, O2EE2016_Mullins(O2)

David Littlechild, Head of Culture & Engagement, Lloyds Banking GroupEE2016_Littlechild(Lloyds)

Fiona Lavery, Head of UK People Management, WaterAidEE2016_lavery(wateraid)

Jules Hinds, Head of Internal Comms & Engagement, Mitchells & ButlersEE2016_hinds(mitchell)

Ali Shaheen, Chief Product Officer, eKomi Ltd


14.15 Evidencing The Tangible Benefits That Effective Employee Engagement Strategies Can Bring To The Bottom Line To Win Over Senior Stakeholders & Drive Strategy

Tania Hector, Head of Talent, Engagement & Leadership, Nestlé UK & IrelandEE2016_hector(nestle)


14.35 Getting Leaders & Managers On Board With Your Engagement Strategies & Maintaining Their Interest & Buy-In So They Can Continue To Engage Others

Sharon Kemp, Colleague Engagement Business Partner, Co-opEE2016_kemp(coop)
Claire Pollock, HR Director, The Body Shop, L’OréalEE2016_pollock(bodyshop)


15.00 Maximise Business-Wide Employee Engagement With A Winning Social Media Strategy

Kirsten Walkom, Director of Global Communications, Save The Children InternationalEE2016_walkom(savthechildren)


15.20 How to Engage Your Workforce With Your Company´s Own Branded Employee App
Dr. Martin Böhringer, CEO, Staffbase

15.40 Informal Networking Break & Afternoon Refreshments


16.10 Modernising Traditional Channels
Facilitated by the Conference Chair


16.30 Innovative Approaches & Effective Methods Which Identify, Reward & Continue To Drive Employee Excellence Without Breaking The Bank

Frances Williams, Head of Employee Engagement & Reward, Great Western RailwayEE2016_williams(GWR)


16.50 Cultivating Behaviours & Open Cultures Which Encourage Two-Way Communication, Boost Engagement & Align Employees With The Brand’s Core Vision & Values

Peter Stack, Managing Director, Head of Group Internal Communications, UBSEE2016_stack(UBS)

17.30 Chairman’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Consolidate your learnings at these separately-bookable, post-conference, half-day workshops: 1st December 2016

AM) Maintaining Employee Engagement From Start To Finish During Periods Of Organisational Change, Disruption & Uncertainty

09.00 Workshop Registration

09.15 How Do You Persuade Employees That Change Is A Positive Thing?
David Ollerhead, Head of the Business Change Practice, Network RailEE2016_ollerhead(networkrail)

10.00 Communicate Change To Employees To Build Trust & Maintain Engagement Through Disruptive Periods
Donna Dew, Head of Internal Communications, Offer & Supply Chain, Kingfisher plcEE2016_dew(kingfisher)

10.45 Refreshment Break & Networking

11.15 The Belonging Litmus Test: Find Out If Culture Is Helping Or Harming Your Business & What You Can Do About It
Isabel Collins, Founder, Belonging Space

11.45 Winning Employees Back
Seb Hearmon, Head of Internal Communications – Energy, Marketing & Trading, CentricaEE2016_hearmon(centrica)

12.30 Morning Workshop Closes

PM) Develop & Train High-Calibre, Solution-Focused Managers & Leaders Who Listen & Communicate Key Messages Which Boost Staff Engagement & Performance

13.45 Workshop Registration

14.00 Developing Managers For Leadership & Employee Engagement Capability

Hansi Jackson, Learning & Development Manager, FirstGroupEE2016_jackson(first)

14.45 Enabling Managers To Drive Sustainable Engagement

Damien Shieber, Senior Manager – HR, Banco SantanderEE2016_schieber(santander)

15.30 Refreshment Break & Networking

16.00 Harnessing Management To Communicate Key Messages

James Taylor, Deputy Director of HR, House of LordsEE2016_taylor(houseoflords)

16.45 Afternoon Workshop Closes

For more information on how you can get involved please call +44(0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@engagingemployeesconference.com.