Here are the best internal communications conferences happening in 2019. Learn the latest communication best practices from some of the biggest influencers and changemakers within the internal comms field.

Save the date and book your flights for the top 7 internal communications conferences for 2019!

Internal comms pros, it’s time to put on your networking hats!

If you’re wondering how to expand your skills, learn about the latest internal comms trends or expand your own internal communications consultancy, we’ve got you covered.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best conferences to attend in 2019.

It’s time to make some new connections and gain valuable insights to shine as an internal comms pro!

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Top 7 Internal Communications Conferences to Attend in 2019

1) The 6th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference

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One of the biggest conferences happening this month is the 6th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference.

It’s is all about using emerging communication tools and trends to increase employee engagement.

Where is it happening?

San Francisco, USA

When is it happening?

Jan 29 – 31, 2019

You’ll hear about internal comms best practices from industry experts including Jessica Brubaker, Communications Lead for McDonald’s and Pamela Lamarre, Director of Employee Communications from Salesforce.

You’ll also learn how certain companies have built a solid internal communication strategy to engage employees while others have utilized technology to bolster growth and innovation.

There’s still time to register for this amazing strategic internal communications conference.

If you do attend, come say hi to us and our monkey man! We’re proud to be one of the sponsors for this highly anticipated event!

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2) 8th Annual Internal Communications and Situational Messaging Conference

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This one’s all about technology and keeping pace with emerging tools and tactics to amplify employee engagement.

As a Saas company that is all about utilizing a stellar internal comms tool to track your emails and boost employee engagement, we’re super excited for this one!

Where is it happening?

New Orleans, USA

When is it happening?

Feb 20-21, 2019

This Marcus Evans event markets itself as one of the most sought after internal communications conferences, bringing together leaders from leading Fortune 500 companies.

Speakers will aim “to explore the latest tools and tactics leveraged in deploying the right strategy that advances employee engagement.”

You can find out more about this internal comms conference here. 

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3) Storytelling and Content Strategies for Internal Communications Conference

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This is one of those internal communications conferences that you should definitely circle in your calendar.

As internal communicators, you all know the importance of storytelling.

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Here, at ContactMonkey, we’re huge fans of storytelling as well and have written extensively on how you can deploy the art of storytelling within your employee newsletters.

In this internal communications conference, you’ll learn innovative ways to use social, video and mobile to drive employee engagement within your organization.

Where is it happening?

Nashville, USA

When is it happening?

March 12-14, 2019

You can find out more about this internal comms conference here.

4) Role of Internal Communications in Building an Innovative Work Culture Conference

We all know the importance of great work culture and its impact on employee productivity.

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“If organizations want to see healthy bottom lines, they have to create a culture where employees aren’t afraid to break the status quo—and annihilate it…Internal communicators are uniquely positioned to build this culture of fearless innovation.”

That’s the way this epic Ragan conference describes itself.

This one is for those internal comms pros who are willing to adopt out-of-the box internal communication strategies that motivate employees to think in innovative ways.

Hear from esteemed speakers such as Victoria Chen Norland, Head of Global Sales and Internal Communications with Facebook and Fitbit’s Director of Internal Communications, J.D. Norton.

Where is it happening?

Chicago, USA

When is it happening?

March 20-22, 2019

Find out everything you need to know about this Ragan conference on internal comms here.

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5) Employee Engagement Summit 2019

This popular employee engagement summit markets itself as Europe’s biggest employee engagement event.

This year, the Employee Engagement Summit, will be introducing various keynote speakers who will discuss how they overcame organizational disruption and rewrote the rules of employee engagement.

Check out some of the highlights from the epic 2018 Employee Engagement Summit.

 

Where is it happening?

London, UK

When is it happening?

10th May, 2019

Find out more about how you can change the employee experience at your organization by attending this conference.

6) PRSA Employee Communications Connect 2019

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Some internal communications conferences can really inspire you to take your employee engagement game to the next level!

The 2019 PRSA Employee Communications Section Conference is all about amplifying your internal communications to engage employees using the latest tools, technologies and tactics.

Join other thought leaders from the internal communications field and discover the latest trends, effective strategies and game changing tactics to up your internal comms game!

You’ll hear from inspiring speakers on how to deploy cutting edge strategies to keep your employees engaged, informed and entertained.

We’re proud to be one of the premier sponsors for this event and can’t wait to say hi to you!

Where it it happening?

Phoenix, USA

When is it happening?

May 15-17, 2019

Be sure to save the date for this one!

7) IABC World Conference 2019

 

If you’re an internal comms pro, the IABC World Conference is probably one of the top internal communications conferences in your list.

Well, it’s always on our radar too! We still have nostalgia over last year’s fantastic conference.

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This year’s internal communications conference theme is “Think Forward” and is all about embracing new solutions, facing challenges head on and coming up with innovative ideas.

This coveted event draws over 1,300 participants each year. You’ll gain expert advice and insights on leadership and strategy, marketing and brand, employee engagement and communication skills.

Where is it happening?

Vancouver, Canada

When is it happening?

June 9-12, 2019

To find out more about this sought after event, visit the official IABC World Conference page.

If you’re planning on attending, don’t forget to give us a shout out!

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Are you as excited as we are to get inspired, gain more insights and meet extraordinary IC pros at these internal communications conferences?

If you’re attending any other game-changing internal communications conferences this year, let us know about them. We’ll add them to this list!

If you enjoyed reading this piece, you may also be interested in reading up on the latest internal communications tools for 2019 or learning about the most disruptive internal comms trends. Or perhaps you fancy heading down memory lane with us to relive IABC 2018.

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