Our Best PRactice Conference is here!
We are delighted to announce Best PRractice Conference bitesize; the same outstanding line-up of speakers and topics, but in online, bitesize form.
We will launch with a breakfast networking event on Thursday 15 April, 08:30-09:30 with CIPR President-Elect Rachel Roberts, where you can meet colleagues and share challenges and insights. This will be followed by a lunchtime session every Thursday from 15 April to 27 May, 12:30-13:30. We will close the conference with an early evening networking event on the final Thursday 17:30-18:30.*
Full conference tickets are £30 (£50 for non-members) for all sessions.
Individual sessions are £5 (£8 for non-members) per session. You can sign up to these by clicking the links in the line-up below.
Complimentary tickets for students
20 complimentary tickets are available on a first come first served basis for any PR, Communications or Marketing students who would like to attend. To claim please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 9th April with a copy of your valid student ID.
Donation to iprovision and the Taylor Bennett Foundation
We will be donating 15% of surplus revenue from the event to be shared between the CIPR’s benevolent fund iprovision and the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which encourages BAME graduates to pursue a career in communications.
*Please note that the two networking events will only be available to full ticket holders.
The Best PRactice Line-Up
Thursday 22 April: Change communications expert and CIPR board member Trudy Lewis will be talking about the communicator’s role in achieving successful change. Sign up here
Thursday 29 April: Sue Keogh of award-winning digital marketing agency Sookio will be looking at social media strategy. Sign up here
Thursday 6 May: Kirsty O’Callaghan Head of Strengthening Communities at Essex County Council will be sharing how they have been using Facebook Communities to connect with local residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up here.
Thursday 27 May: We have teamed up with our friends at CIPR Health to offer a special breakfast briefing and the chance to get behind the headlines of the past year. This is your opportunity to ask our panel about the challenges of reporting on a global health pandemic. With special guest Nikki Fox (BBC Look East, Health Reporter) and Denis Campbell (The Guardian, Health Policy Editor). Sign up here
Thursday 27 May: Comms lead at CMR Surgical Sarah Ghabina shares the comms story behind the phenomenal success of this Cambridge-based global medical devices company. Sign up here
Five CPD points are available for each individual session.
Watch the highlights from the 2019 conference: