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18th -19th May 2020 - ETC Venues St Pauls 200 Aldersgate, London

Agenda By Day

    Breakfast Reception & Exhibition

    8:30am

    Welcome to our bustling exhibition where you can pick up your badge and download the simplyIC app to export the sessions on offer.

    Enjoy the buffet breakfast as you explore the exhibition, drop into the studio, network with old friends and make some new ones 

    Take part in the smilechallenge and you could win prizes – from a hoverboard to a weekend away.

    Welcome & What’s Hot

    9:00am

    Marc Wright, Jenni Field, Steve Crescenzo & Jonathan Phillips

    Marc Wright, founder of simplycommunicate, and the Chairs of our 3 streams Jenni Field, Steve Crescenzo and Jonathan Phillips welcome you to simplyIC and describe what’s hot in the world of internal communications.

    Hear about the speakers and the insightful sessions that are coming up; download the app to get the best from the two days and network with your peers. And discover how you can win some valuable prizes in the smilechallenge.

    Keynote: Sir Martin Sorrell

    9:30am

    Sir Martin Sorrell, Chairman of S4 Capital

    We are delighted to welcome Sir Martin Sorrell as our Keynote speaker at simplyIC

    It is partly down to Sir Martin that simplycommunicate exists at all. His WPP company bought a communications consultancy called MCA back in 2001 and a small part of the proceeds from that sale went into the founding of simply-communicate 15 years ago.

    In his Keynote interview Sir Martin will discuss the sea change that big data and digital have made to all areas of corporate communications.

    How does Microsoft communicate internally?

    10:15am

    Microsoft continue to drive digital transformation through its suite of products under the O365 banner. You are probably among the 85% of organisations who are already in the cloud with Skype, Teams, SharePoint and Yammer.

    But how does Microsoft use these tools themselves to drive change in the organisation. Hear how Yammer and Stream are used in town hall meetings to not just communicate change but actively engage staff around the world with the CEO’s Vision..

    Coffee and Networking

    11:00am

    The famous simplyIC exhibition

    30 minute break for coffee and a pastry while you browse the exhibitors: providers of technology platforms, experts from Microsoft, employee app providers, agencies and creative services. Visit the leading vendors and suppliers – all the support the modern IC professional requires to thrive in today’s agile workplace. And pick up points to win prizes in the smilechallenge

    Creative Corporate Content

    11:30am

    Steve Crescenzo is not just a presenter, he is a sensation. Many times voted the best presenter at IABC World Conference, Steve and Cindy also scored the highest rating at last year’s smilelondon.

    Using examples garnered from running workshops worldwide, Steve will amuse, entertain and instruct you in the ways that you can make your communications unmissable.

    Lunch

    1:00pm

    Time for a delicious bento box lunch. Choose your 3 courses and then browse the exhibition, network with friends, and make some new ones.

    Tea and Networking

    4:00pm

    Last chance to visit the exhibition and win points in the smilechallenge

    30 minute break for tea and a pastry while you browse the exhibitors: providers of technology platforms, Check the leaderboard on the smilelondon app and take the opportunity to pick up those vital points to to put you in the prizes in the smilechallenge.

    Winners of the smilechallenge

    5:10pm

    Felix Stroud-Allen of CrowdComms announces the winners of the smilechallenge.

    Drinks reception

    5:30pm

    Mix with the other delegates and enjoy our drinks reception to round off the day.

    Breakfast Reception & Exhibition

    8:30am

    Welcome to our Day 2 exhibition where you can Enjoy the buffet breakfast as you explore the exhibition, drop into the studio, network with old friends and make some new ones.