IABC Converge News #2

Come and read the latest news from the organising crew at IABC Converge. In this edition you’ll find information about…

  • Trudy Lewis talks purposeful leadership
  • Meet our facilitators – Neil Griffiths
  • What topics are #trending @ IABC Converge?
  • Introducing Remo. Can a virtual conference be cool? You betcha!
  • Social posts for you to share.

Trudy Lewis talks purposeful leadership

We’re excited to introduce our second IABC Converge keynote speaker. It’s Trudy Lewis of Colinear in the UK. Trudy is a communications consultant and Executive coach as well as being a board member of the CIPR and co-host of the Calm Edged Rebels podcast.

Over the last 12 months, purpose has really come to the fore as a critical leadership capability. According to Trudy, communications professionals have an important role to play in building purposeful leaders. We see how, through coaching, influencing and guiding, we can help leaders understand the importance of social and purposeful leadership. Register now.

Meet our facilitators – Neil Griffiths

We’re also excited to introduce our second facilitator, Neil Griffiths, ABC, Chart.PR, IABC Fellow.

Neil is Global Head of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion at ERM, the world’s largest sustainability consultancy. In this role, he is responsible for the global DE&I strategy and engagement plan. Neil brings an incredible breadth of skill to IABC Converge. Over 20 years, he has gained experience in external, brand, strategy and internal comms roles, before moving into the DE&I space. Register now.

What topics are #trending @ IABC Converge?

When you register for IABC Converge, you can have your say on the design of the agenda by suggesting and voting for the round table topics. You can even nominate to facilitate a topic if you’d like.

It’s early days, but there’s already some great topics coming up. Here are the top 5 trending topics so far:

  1. Embedding ESG and the role of communication.
  2. Making an impact as a business leader – how to advance your career.
  3. Creativity – who owns it and how do you embed it as a way of practice?
  4. Why does the ‘B’ in IABC matter to you and your career?
  5. New trends in digital communication (web, social or digital marketing).

Can a virtual conference be cool? You betcha!

IABC Converge isn’t just another Zoom event. We’re using one of the world’s most innovative virtual conference platforms – Remo.

That means round tables that look like round tables, the ability to pop in and out of lounges, polls, Q&A, voting and so much more.

Remo is yet another reason why IABC Converge won’t be just another virtual conference. Register now.

Social posts for you to share.

Trudy Lewis

We’re excited to feature Trudy Lewis of Colinear as an IABC Converge keynote speaker. Trudy is a communications consultant and executive coach, as well as a board member of the #CIPR and co-host of the Calm Edged Rebels podcast. IABC #Converge21 is happening on 20 – 21 April.

#Purpose has become a hot leadership topic in the post-pandemic world. Register now for IABC #Converge21 on 20 – 21 April to hear Trudy Lewis of Colinear discuss the role communications professionals play in building purposeful #leadership.

Neil Griffiths

Neil Griffiths, ABC, Chart.PR, IABC Fellow has joined the facilitator panel for this year’s IABC #Converge21 conference on 20 – 21 April. Neil is Global Head of #Diversity, #Equality & #Inclusion at ERM, the world’s largest sustainability consultancy. Register now.

Remo platform

This year’s IABC Converge conference on 20 – 21 April will use the Remo platform. That means round tables that look like round tables, the ability to pop in and out of lounges, polls, Q&A, voting and so much more.

Tired of Zoom? IABC #Converge21, the strategic communications conference on 20 – 21 April is taking place on Remo, one of the world’s most innovative virtual conference platforms. Register now.

Trending topics

Right now, ‘Embedding ESG and the role of communication’ is the #1 trending topic in IABC #Converge21 voting. If you want to influence the IABC Converge agenda by nominating or voting for a topic, register today.

Did you know can nominate and vote for round table topics for IABC #Converge21, which is happening on 20 – 21 April? You can even nominate to be a facilitator. Just register today and you’ll get all the details.

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