Internal Communications Best Practices


Internal Communications Best Practices

March 8-10, 2017
Standard Price: $1195
Price: $1095
Member Price: $845

Pre-Conference Workshops: March 8
Main Agenda: March 9-10

  • Improve employee engagement metrics by planning fun, collaborative internal events
  • Revamp your editorial process to plan, create and distribute better content
  • Use innovative breakthrough strategies to tackle troublesome writer's block
  • Learn why research and metrics should be the foundation of your communications strategy

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    Keynotes with:
    Steven Handmaker Assurance
    Steve Handmaker
    The importance of authenticity in internal communications
    Michelle Smith OC Tanner
    Michelle Smith
    Optimizing corporate communications to increase employee engagement
    Amy Bastuga Radio Flyer
    Amy Bastuga
    Endure the test of time: Inspire innovation with a well-defined message
    Breakout sessions with:
    Bob Michelson RMG
    Bob Michelson, president and CEO
    Best strategies to tackle internal communications barriers to engagement
    Drew Keller Storyguide
    Drew Keller, TV producer and faculty member
    How to make better corporate video
    Julie Steele Hulu
    Julie Steele, internal communications manager
    Driving engagement through internal events: The Hulu way
    Kimberly Trubiro Cummins, Inc.
    Kimberly Trubiro, corporate communications manager
    No tech, no time, no tools: Communicating with a dispersed and non-wired workforce
    Angela Shepherd Mondelez International
    Angela Shepherd, senior corporate communications manager
    Successfully adopting a newsroom approach to engage your global employee base
    Karen Allen Lee SAS
    Karen Allen Lee, senior director of internal communications
    Boost employee embracement of core values with consistent communications
    Curtis Danburg Cleveland Indians
    Curtis Danburg, senior director of communications
    Hitting a communications home run: How the Cleveland Indians use mobile for employee communications
    Mary Olivieri CBD Marketing
    Mary Olivieri, executive creative director
    Beat writer's block: Breakthrough creative processes to inspire, transform and accelerate your writing
    Bob Armour Jellyvision
    Bob Armour, chief marketing officer
    What Lollapalooza can teach us about good communication
    Jim Ylisela Ragan Consulting
    Jim Ylisela, co-founder, managing partner
    How to develop an editorial process that works for mobile, web, email and social media
    Cindy Crescenzo Crescenzo Communications
    Cindy Crescenzo, president
    Take the mystery out of measurement: How to do a communications audit from A-Z

Change is hard.


It is a must if you want to catch the attention of employees!

Sounds like a lot of pressure, right?

The world of internal communications is exciting right now.

You have the power to influence employee behavior and drive business results.

This is attainable by using clear, concise and most importantly strategic messaging.

At Ragan's 2017 Internal Communications Best Practices Conference, you will learn how to use tools that empower employees and impact your bottom line with strategic communications.

This two-day conference was specifically created for internal communicators to take a deep dive into the latest tactics and solutions in the industry. You will strengthen your skills to help plan, craft and disseminate more strategic communications to your audience. Learn how to get rid of the fluff, connect a dispersed workforce, make your leaders more authentic and drive behavior change within your organization!

You will also learn how to:

  • Create a communications playbook to empower your managers to discuss change
  • Tackle your next big writing project by using specific exercises to spark creativity
  • Build a robust editorial calendar with meaningful content
  • Catch senior executives' attention by presenting eye-catching metrics
  • Interview executives to unearth their critical needs and build a communication plan that gets approved
  • Develop a strategy that will shape how you develop and share messages across all mediums
  • Bring your core values to life and help employees understand their importance
  • Eliminate boring corporate jargon and incorporate style and personality into your writing
  • Create content employees look forward to reading
  • Produce more exciting corporate videos by building a stronger narrative line
  • Use internal events to strengthen the bond between senior leadership and employees
  • And so much more!!

Who should attend?
Directors, managers, heads and specialists of:

checkmark Employee communications
checkmark Internal communications
checkmark Corporate communications
checkmark Employee engagement
checkmark Human resources
checkmark Employer branding
checkmark Executive communicators
checkmark Change management

Presented by:
Sponsored by:
Ragan Communications, Inc. the EMPLOYEE app by APPrise mobile RMG: Beyond The Screen