September 13th 2018 | Etc. Venues, One Drummond Gate, Victoria, London, SW1V 2QQ



Planning, designing and delivering world-class communications

The ever-expanding and evolving expectations of citizens and consumers are placing a higher importance on how we plan, design and deliver communications.

Hear from leading experts on creating content, boosting engagement, gaining valuable audience insight, communicating in a crisis, communicating in a politically charged atmosphere and evaluating and measuring success, all within a constrained budget. ​

Join your colleagues and peers and harness the latest tools, techniques and strategies to deliver communications, that are both day-to-day and campaign based.

Discover the latest success stories that inform and inspire at The Communications Conference.

Key points for 2017:

  • Creating engaging content
  • Defining and setting achievable objectives  
  • Identifying and gaining audience insight
  • Keep calm and communicate
  • Communicating in a politically charged environment
  • Evaluating success
  • The future of communications

Confirmed to speak for 2017:

  • Jessica Pearce, Head of Campaigns and Strategy, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Sarah Clark, Head of Insight and Evaluation, Communications Directorate, Department of Health
  • Emma Hartley, Head of Campaigns & Corporate Communications, The Electoral Commission
  • Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Advancement, Loughborough University
  • Dee Cotgrove, Executive Head of Media & Communications, Met Office
  • Stuart Thomson, Head of Public Affairs, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
  • Mona Walsh, Head of Communications,  The National Gallery
  • Simon Enright, Director of Communications, NHS England 
  • Miles Fletcher, Head of Media & Public Relations, ONS
  • Ed Stearns, Head of Media, Metropolitan Police
  • Alan Barnard, Founding Director, Campaign It
  • Deborah Smith, Director, Promodo Ltd

Who will be attending?

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Press Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Heads of Corporate Communications
  • Heads of Transformation
  • Heads of Campaign Strategy
  • Heads of Communications
  • Heads of Community Engagement
  • Heads of Correspondence
  • Heads of Crisis Communications
  • Heads of Customer Service
  • Heads of Digital
  • Heads of Employee Engagement
  • Heads of FOI
  • Heads of Information Governance
  • Heads of Internal Communications
  • Heads of IT
  • Heads of Marketing
  • Heads of Media
  • Heads of News
  • Heads of PR
  • Heads of Social Media
  • Heads of Strategy


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