The Big Reconnect – Autumn Meet Up

29 September 2021

Freedom day has arrived, so what better way to celebrate than the first face-to-face communications industry event of 2021? We are hosting The Big Reconnect – Autumn Meet-Up. A chance for the communications community to reconnect IN PERSON at our London offices. Lots of speakers, networking, insights and a few drinks too! Make sure you are on the invite list; register your interest now


12pm| Coffee and picnic lunch

12.30 – 1 pm | Henry Davies, Founder at 106 Communications

Henry will be welcoming everyone to this 106 event and talking about the art of storytelling.

1 pm – 1.30 pm |Simon Rutter, Senior Communications Leader

Simon is a Senior Communications Leader and will open up a debate about the last year and what lies ahead for internal communications.

Coffee and Networking

2 pm – 2.30 pm | Zoe Griffin, Elizabeth Line Operations Communication Manager at Transport for London

Zoe moved into a new role at the height of the pandemic. She will talk about how the Elizabeth Line has adapted to online broadcasts, reaching thousands of staff who are often on the move.

2.30 – 3 pm | Michelle Okwudiafor, Internal Communications Lead, St George’s University

Michelle will focus on inclusive cultures, and how communicators can help organisations and leaders to create the platform for a more inclusive culture.

Coffee and Networking

3.30 – 4 pm | Cathrin Lemoine, Global Internal Communications Lead at Dr. Martens

Cathrin will share stories and insights from the last 18 months.

4 pm – 4.30 pm |Helen Willetts, Director of Internal Communications at BT Group

Helen will give us an insight into culture change at BT, as well as focusing on successes and shockers.

4.30 pm – 5.15 pm | Panel Discussion with Simon Rutter, Cathrin Lemoine (Dr Martens), Helen Willetts (BT) and Jo Bleasdale (Entain)

Finally, we will wrap up with a panel session where we can discuss some of the big issues and opportunities in communications today.

5.15 pm | Henry Davies, 106

A couple of words before we gather for drinks.

5.30 pm + Drinks and networking

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