Top 15 Internal Communications Conferences to Attend in 2024

Alex Cleary

Internal Communications

We’ve made a list of the best internal communications conferences happening this year. Learn the latest communication best practices from some of the biggest influencers and changemakers within the internal communications field.

Save the date for your virtual experience or book your flight for one of several in-person internal comms conferences.

It’s time to make some new connections and gain valuable insights to shine as an internal comms pro! If you’re wondering how to expand your skills, learn about the latest internal communications trends or improve your internal communications in general, we’ve got you covered.

Here are our top picks for the best internal communications conferences of 2024.

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1. CommConnect 2024

ContactMonkey’s yearly conference covers everything you need to know about internal communications and employee engagement. The half-day event unites internal communicators, employee engagement experts, and people leaders around the world.

Participants will learn internal communications best practices, case studies from industry leaders, fireside discussions, Q&A sessions, and more. Registration will open later this year, so keep an eye out for our official announcement!

You can also check out a recording of CommConnect 2023: Do More With Less to get an idea of what to expect this year.

When is it happening? November 2024

Where is it happening? Virtual

2. Ragan Employee Comms 101

Ragan are starting the year with their Employee Communication 101 virtual conference. Focused on how internal communications can foster a thriving and productive employee culture, this employee communications conference will feature numerous experts sharing their thoughts and strategies on:

  • Improving intranet and newsletter performance
  • Elevating thought leadership
  • Building employee pulse surveys
  • And much more

Learn about new technologies and techniques for internal communicators in 2024 to help you enhance your employees’ experience and improve the impacts of your internal communications.

When is it happening? January 25, 2024

Where is it happening? Virtual

3. Global Insight Internal Communications Conference

Featuring a wide variety of seminars, speakers, networking events, internal comms events, and more, Global Insight’s Internal Communications Conference is on the cutting edge of internal communications.

This internal communication conference will cover everything relevant to internal communicators from AI and digital technology, managing budgets, hybrid workplaces, DEI initiatives, and much more.

When is it happening? January 25, 2024

Where is it happening? Manchester, United Kingdom

4. ALI 11th Annual Strategic Internal Communications – West

The Advanced Learning Institute is hosting their 11th Annual Strategic Internal Communications – West event where IC experts from around the world can connect and share their experiences with one another over 3 days.

This internal comms event will address the challenges facing internal communicators in 2024 and the strategies available to overcome them. Some of the many tactics to be discussed include:

  • Drafting a clear and informative internal communications strategy
  • Using the right internal communications channels and tools for your employees
  • Personalizing and prioritizing messages to avoid communication confusion
  • Keeping communications open and honest to build employee trust
  • And much more

When is it happening? January 30 – February 01, 2024

Where is it happening?  Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, CA

5. Conference Board Corporate Communications Conference: Getting the Job Done

The Conference Board will be hosting their Corporate Communications Conference: Getting the Job Done event, which looks at the myriad communication issues and challenges facing businesses in 2024.

Hear from top corporate communications experts about how they succeed in the face of mounting disruptions to the business world, and network with other experts and brands at this 2-day event.

Speakers include:

  • Sally Susman, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Pfizer
  • Catherine Frymark, Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications at Mattel
  • Jennifer Skyler, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at American Express
  • Krista Pilot, Chief Communications Officer at AT&T
  • Jano Cabrera, Chief Communications Officer at General Mills
  • Torod Neptune, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Medtronic

When is it happening? February 29 – March 01, 2024

Where is it happening? New York, NY

6. ALI 8th Annual Digital Workplace Summit

Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) brings together industry experts and communications professionals at their 8th Annual Digital Workplace Summit to explore everything relevant to the digital workplace and remote employees.

At this 3-day networking event and employee communications conference, you’ll get to share and learn best practices from internal communication leaders, digital transformation advocates, employee engagement experts, and more. Some of the topics and and techniques you’ll learn about include:

  • How to craft and refine DEX strategies that align with your business objectives
  • Personalize employee communications to drive engagement and satisfaction
  • How to use digital channels to foster a sense of belonging and cultural integrity in remote, hybrid, and in-office environments
  • Gain best practices for digital transformation communications from leading organizations.

When is it happening? March 26 – March 28, 2024

Where is it happening? Austin, TX

7. Ragan Employee Communications and Culture Conference

At Ragan’s Employee Communications and Culture Conference, you’ll learn from industry professionals elevate and improve communications and your workplace. You’ll also get the chance to speak with other professional communicators to learn and share industry best practices and strategies.

Join Ragan and other communication experts for a 3-day conference full of events, networking, seminar, internal communications workshops, and more. See what other in your industry are excited about, and discover new tools and techniques to take your internal communications to the next level.

When is it happening? April 16-18, 2024

Where is it happening?  Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, IL

8. EE Employee Engagement Summit

For this year’s Employee Engagement Summit, Engage Employees (EE) look to build on the success of their 2023 event. Seminars, case studies, internal communications workshops, live interviews, panel discussions, and more are all lined up for EE’s 2024 summit.

Hear from world-renowned employee engagement experts, C-suite leaders, and even 2022 Women’s Euro winner Jill Scott. With more than 70 presentations, 4 content stages, 15 topic streams, and other activities, this year’s Employee Engagement Summit is a can’t miss event.

When is it happening? May 1, 2024

Where is it happening? The Brewery, London, UK

9. PRSA Internal Communications CONNECT24 Conference

The Public Relation Society of America (PRSA) is hosting their newest conference this year: CONNECT AI: Navigating the Future of IC in an AI World.

Join industry-leading public relations professionals for this annual conference where you’ll get to explore strategies, resources, and diverse perspectives to help your business reach and maintain PR excellence.

When is it happening? May 15-17, 2024

Where is it happening? Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

10. Simply IC SpecifICally Comms

SimplyIC is back again with their annual SpecifICally Comms internal communications and digital workplace festival. This terrific 2-day event showcases the latest best practices, case studies, learning sessions, and technologies in the internal communications sector.

Choose your favourite sessions and networking and internal comms events to attend, listen to leading experts in the internal communications, and prepare your business to overcome every potential communication challenge in 2024.

When is it happening? May 20 – 21, 2024

Where is it happening? St. Paul’s, London, United Kingdom

11. Corporate Affairs Summit 2024

The Corporate Affairs Summit is an annual conference for corporate communications and public affairs professionals. It is a chance to share expertise, network with others, solve common problems, and develop new best practices for everything corporate affairs.

Over the course of 2 days, you can attend over 20 sessions with leading corporate affairs experts including:

  • Clair Deevy, Global Director of Social Impact for WhatsApp
  • Andy Pharoah, VP of Corporate Affairs, Strategic Initiatives & Sustainability for Mars (USA)
  • Christian Bennet, Chief Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Officer, Virgin Australia
  • Emily Gatt, General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Community Westpac Group
  • Stephen Forshaw, Chief Representative, Airbus

When is it happening? May 22–23, 2024

Where is it happening? Sydney, Australia

12. Institute of Internal Communication Festival 2024

The IoIC Festival is back for 2024 for the fourth year running. Join internal communicators from all over the world for a two-day gathering featuring leading-edge thinkers, insights, and practical sessions to help fortify your business communications.

When is it happening? May 12–13, 2024

Where is it happening? Tewinbury, North London, United Kingdom

13. IABC World Conference 2024

The International Association of Business Communicators present their 2024 World Conference this June. Designed to facilitate connections between IC peers from around the globe, this event offers exceptional sessions where you can hear from industry experts and gain career-elevating knowledge that will benefit both you and your organization.

Don’t miss out on this unparalleled opportunity to expand your network and enhance your expertise in the dynamic field of communications. Register now for World Conference and take your career to new heights.

When is it happening? June 23, 2024

Where is it happening? Chicago, U.S.A.

14. ALI 11th Annual Strategic Internal Communications – East

The Advanced Learning Institute presents their 11th Annual Strategic Internal Communications – East Conference. Gain the tools and strategies needed to effectively communicate with your employees and foster a culture of connection within your organization.

Through peer case studies, panel discussions, and interactive internal communications workshops, this conference offers valuable insights into creating compelling employee engagement programs. Connect with industry experts and like-minded professionals to learn from their experiences and gain the skills necessary to elevate your internal communication strategy.

When is it happening? July 16, 2024

Where is it happening? Boston, U.S.A.

15. Akolade Events 10th Annual Comms Leaders Summit

Akolade Events 10th Annual Comms Leaders Summit is a chance to hear industry experts share their experiences and knowledge on everything business communications. Attendees will learn the latest tools, trends, and best practices in the communication space, and acquire practical strategies for improving their own business communications, regardless of the scale of their organization.

When is it happening? November 2024

Where is it happening? Melbourne, Australia

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