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10 reasons to come to the simply-summit
23 March, 2012 - 11:08
Are you tempted by the simply-summit but have not made up your mind just yet? Then don't miss out - read on!
1. Steve Crescenzo and Jim Ylisela are bringing their new seminar to London crammed full of tools you can use to improve your communications the moment you get back to the office.
The world's favourite trainer in internal communications, Steve Crescenzo, has teamed up with Jim Ylisela plus Cindy Crescenzo to create their most comprehensive workshop yet. Learn how to incorporate the new tools—social media, multimedia, etc.—with more traditional tools without overloading your employees with too much information. Incorporate the new tools—social media, multimedia, etc.—with more traditional tools without overloading your employees with too much information.
And all of this done with the fun and wit that has made Write & Rewrite the most popular IC course you can attend.
2. Two leading gurus for the price of one: Euan Semple who put social media into the BBC and John Smythe, author of "The CEO: Chief Engagement Officer", will be sharing the same stage.
"If I could recommend just one manager’s guide to dealing with the network era, this would be it." Harold Jarche
And John Smythe will give a preview of his new book "The Velvet Revolution at Work" in his provocative presentation about the fall of command and control and the rise of employee engagement.
3. Top case studies from Novozymes, IBM, UBS, European Commission, and Standard Chartered.
Learn from others: how the European Commission is building an online community to recruit and engage interpreters; how Novozymes achieves engagement through effective line-manager communications; how UBS is making employees take information security seriously; how IBMer Luis Suarez has spent the last few years with almost no e-mail; and how Standard Chartered has come from behind to deliver world class employee communications.
4. Gala Evening event of the EMErald Awards, with drinks, 3-course meal, and a showcase of some of the best corporate comms work in Europe - winners of the IABC Gold Quill Europe and Middle East Region.
This is the most glamorous celebration of internal communications you can attend and this year it is in London. Network with your peers and meet members of IABC in Europe - the International Association of Business Communicators. It's the Oscars of our industry and anyone who is anyone will be there plus the simplyTV cameras.
5. Social Media Panel with social business guru, Silvia Cambié and Mark Comerford, the funniest and sharpest wit in social media with contributions from O2 and BT.
Mark Comerford is simply the most amusing, iconoclatic and charming practitioner in social business today. Kick off your shoes (because he will) and enjoy a glimpse of how social media is turning internal communication on its head. Mark's presentation leads off our Social Media Panel which is chaired by Silvia Cambié - author of 'International Communication Strategies', Mark Morrell - the man who put SharePoint 2010 into BT, Arab Spring blogger Jasmine Elnadeem and Mark Allotey of O2.
6. Get hands-on with the latest interactive iPad system from Crystal Interactive when we premiere their brand new push technology.
Want to experience the latest in live event technology? How about an iPad that will revolutionise the way you run your next conference? Try it out for yourself with the latest offerings from the wizard communicators at Crystal Interactive.
7. Experience the power of live graphics as artists from Creative Connection illustrate the keynote presentations live in front of your eyes.
Here's your chance to witness Transformative Conferencing with techniques such as Keynote Listening, Interactive Wallpaper, PowerPaint and Transition Murals to support and visualise speakers and encourage active participation from audience members.
8. Network with like-minded comms professionals.
We have delegates coming from companies such as Deutsche Bank, Veolia Water, GSK, Kraft Foods and consultancies such as Comma and blueballroom. Can you afford not to be part of the most engaged and vibrant conference in the UK?
"Fantastic topic coverage..." BP.
"Very captivating and informative..." Newsweaver
"Fabulous! Lots of good information to learn from..." Napp Pharma
9. Star on simplyTV
The simply team will be there with cameras and interviews to pick up on the latest topics, news, and gossip for our simply-summit special. And we are on the look-out for new contributors and interviewees for our forthcoming broadcasts.
10. You can save 25% by booking through our earlybird promotion.
Just use the 'earlybird' discount code and get 25% off your ticket price. But hurry offer ends 30th March.
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