Why was EuroComm18 a conference worth attending?

Seating on the IABC EMENA Region Board for two years and feeling part of the IABC family, I am very grateful I attended the returning EuroComm18 conference in Copenhagen on 9 and 10 April, a must attend platform for business communicators. After two-days of learnings, fruitful exchange and networking with […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Mike Pounsford & Stephen Welch reflect on Bushcraft and how communicators need to adapt

In our EuroComm18 wrapup session of podcasts, we talk to EuroComm18 speakers and workshop presenters Mike Pounsford and Stephen Welch and ask them to reflect on their Bushcraft session, share their experiences of EuroComm18, and explain how communicators should adapt to the conditions around them. Have a listen to their […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: IABC’s Ginger Homan on Corporate Membership changes, Certification and World Conference

At EuroComm18 we were joined by IABC’s Vice Chair for the International Executive Board, Ginger Homan. Ginger spoke to the audience about the changes the profession is going through, and how IABC is supporting its members in adapting to these changes. Ginger took time out from the event to talk […]

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EuroComm18 Opinions: K1’s Vice Chair Katrine Ninn-Grønne on Open Space – Communication, power and responsibility?

This April IABC’s EuroComm-conference returns to Copenhagen with the theme “Technology, Participation and Communication”. A thematic triad that is very effective when pushing a message, which is probably why communicators are often first movers when it comes to new tech and innovative participation practices. However, we should also be first […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Eske Gunge on Improving Employee Lifetime Value by Utilizing Mobile Technology

We’re delighted to be welcoming the CEO of Actimo, the multi-channel app provider. Eske Gunge will be talking on the subject of improving employee lifetime value by utilizing mobile technology. Eske will be sharing his insights on how new mobile technology, particularly high smartphone penetration, can empower managers to have […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Jesper Andersen on “No Participation without Trust – Using data and evaluation to build effective communication”

Measurement has become a key talking point for the communications function of late. We’ll be shedding light on how to combine trust, data and measurement to create compelling communications campaigns that build strong relationships with stakeholders. We’re delighted to have with us Jesper Andersen, Associate Advisor – Strategy & Insights […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Jasna Suhadolc asks “Why aren’t you using chatbots yet?”

To many of us in IABC EMENA, Jasna Suhadolc needs no introduction. The Managing Director of Virtua PR, Jasna Suhadolc has established herself as one of the leading voices when it comes to communications in the B2B space. She’s also an advocate for technology. Jasna will be speaking about one […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Aniisu K Verghese on “trust, involve and get out of the way” of employee communications

The question of how to engage employees in organizational communications has proved tough to answer for many communicators, particularly in the era of social media. One of our speakers will be sharing his experiences and answers on how to create employees who aren’t only engaged but also want to amplify […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Sheila Parry on People vs. the Organisation and why they both have to win

We have the honor of hosting one of the region’s leading experts in internal communications at EuroComm. Sheila Parry will be talking about “People vs. the Organisation and why they both have to win.” Sheila’s presentation will make the audience think differently about organisational dynamics and the role of the […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Poppulo’s Eoin Cotter on using technology to elevate internal communications

We’re delighted to have Poppulo’s Eoin Cotter speaking about how technology can and should be used to promote internal communications across the organization. In his session, Eoin will share practical stories of how other companies have been able to leverage technology and data to elevate themselves and the IC function. […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Lindsay Uittenbogaard and Michael Ambjorn on Alignment for Performance

It’s not a surprise that many of us are faced with the challenge of how we get others in our organizations to support our work. Lindsay Uittenbogaard and Michael Ambjorn are here to help – they will be presenting on how employee alignment links to improved performance. A past IABC […]

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Open Space at EuroComm18 – how to make the most of it?

Following the success of a World Café at EuroComm in Rotterdam in 2016, day two of the 2018 conference allows for participants and speakers to join in a structured discussion of their most pressing issues around the theme of the conference – “Technology, Communications and Participation”. Our Open Space sessions […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Louise Wadman on Changing Culture – A three-year journey in three simple steps

Louise Wadman, the Head of Group Corporate Affairs Creative, Lloyds Banking Group, will be sharing her unique insights into change communications at this year’s EuroComm18. In a special workshop on the 10th April, Louise will share her story of how, over three years, she curated a communication strategy to drive […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Simon Werner Hansen on Digital Analytics Framework: How analytics can influence digital practices, attitudes and outcomes

We’re excited to welcome Simon Werner Hansen, the founder of Wintra Analytics. Simon, who hails from Denmark, will be sharing his expertise on the concept of a Digital Analytics Framework: How analytics can influence digital practices, attitudes and outcomes. We spoke to Simon to get a sense of how analytics […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Chuck Gose on Mind Matters: cognitive bias and communication

One of the leading advocates of internal communications, we are delighted that Chuck Gose will attend and speak at EuroComm18. Chuck will be talking about how to capture the attention of an audience in his discussion, entitled “The Mind Matters: cognitive bias and communication.” During his session, Chuck will discuss […]

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EuroComm18 Interviews: Ian Andersen brings Open Space back to Copenhagen

While much of the attention around EuroComm18 has focused on the day one speakers list, the second day puts participation in the heart of the action with Open Space – a participant-generated “unconference” that has no slides or pre-set presenters, and where the speaking will be done by the participants […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Ashish Babu on how Digital Empowers!

One person we’re looking forward to seeing at EuroComm18 is Ashish Babu, the Chief Marketing Officer for Europe at Tata Consultancy Services. Leveraging on his 20 years experience heading up some of the most exciting brands in the digital space, Ashish will be sharing his insights on how to raise […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Rik Mulder on how to avoid social-media pitfalls in internal communications

We will be joined at EuroComm18 by a pioneer in the intersection of internal communications and technology. The co-founder of the Holland-based social-intranet and communications platform firm Plek, Rik Mulder, will be sharing his insights on how communicators and their organizations can avoid social-media pitfalls in internal communications. Rik joined […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Mark Drewell on Meaning as an emergent mega-trend

We’re delighted to be joined by Mark Drewell at this year’s EuroComm. A senior partner at the ForeSight Group and the former CEO of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, Mark Drewell is a thought leader and practitioner at the interface between business and society. Mark’s presentation is on a topic […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Microsoft’s Martin Risgaard Rasmussen on Communication and Technology – The Yin and Yang of the modern workplace

One of Denmark’s leading change management consultants, Microsoft’s Martin Risgaard Rasmussen will join us at EuroComm18 to give a talk on “Communication and Technology – The Yin and Yang of the modern workplace.” Martin will address the issue of evolution in organizational culture from a communications perspective. He’ll share insights […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Victor Zalakos on how to actually do Change Management

Victor Zalakos, the change and comms guy, will be speaking at EuroComm18 on an issue many of us struggle with. His workshop, entitled “How to actually do change management”, talks us through understanding the role of the change manager in organisational change, and will help attendees both learn a process […]

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