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Unlocking Performance Through Employee Engagement

25 June 2019 |9:30 am - 4:00 pm BST

Harness the skills of the people and resources you already have by reaching new levels of engagement to boost performance and productivity and save costs.


We all know how important employee engagement by now.  But how do you really create and sustain employee engagement in a way that raise’s productivity, performance and saves costs when you’re more challenged than ever, have little budget or you’re an SME?  Our conference has assembled a fantastic range of industry experts and practitioners to show you how.

You’ll get to

  • Find out why Nita Clark (co-founder of Engage for Success) thinks employee engagement is more relevant now than ever
  • Hear talks from leaders of some of the best companies to work for such as Willmott Dixon, Bishop Fleming and Ella’s Kitchen
  • Learn tools, techniques and approaches you can practically apply to improve or enhance employee engagement through expert-led workshops
  • Question a range of experts and practitioners during a lively panel discussion
  • Enjoy great networking and a BBQ lunch at a fantastic venue – the University of the West of England (UWE) Business School, Bristol

Who should attend?

This will be of interest to anyone responsible for the people side of their business – from SME owners, directors and managers to those working in HR and Learning & Development.

Who is organising this?

EFS with kind sponsorship from University of the West of England (UWE), Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

Tickets are limited so don’t delay, reserve the date now!

Tickets will be available by 8th May from the UWE events web pages at the early-bird rate of £35 until 24th May. From 25th May tickets will be available for the standard rate of £80.

For more information please contact:

Mark Wilkinson – EFS South West Ambassador and conference project manager –  | Tel. 07786 638130

Pippa Sweeney – Engage for Success –  | Tel: 07803 954785


08:50-09:30 Registration and morning coffee

09:30-11:05 Opening Plenary  | Welcome addresses  | Keynote speakers: Nita Clark co-founder of Engage for Success, and two companies ranked as ‘Best Companies to Work For’: Michael Chaney, of Willmott Dixon and Catherine Allen, of Ella’s Kitchen, followed by Q&A

11:05-11:30   Morning coffee break and networking

11:30-12:30  Workshops – choice of (A) How to grow your own highly productive culture  (B) Engagement on a shoestring (C) Motivational Mapping for engagement (D) How to be an engaging manager  (E) Coaching for engagement

12:30-13:30  BBQ lunch and networking

13:30-14:30  Workshops. Repeat of the morning workshops (as above).

14:30-14:55  Afternoon coffee break and networking

14:55-16:00  Final Plenary  | Energiser from Inspire Me | Talk from Andrew Sandiford, Managing Partner of Bishop Fleming  | Panel discussion and Q&A with Nita Clarke of Engage for Success, Bernd Vogel of Henley Centre for Leadership, Andrew Sandiford of Bishop Fleming,  Dave Clark of NTT Fundraising, Philippa Atkins of Inspire Me

16:25-16:35  Closing remarks from conference chair, Richard Roberts


25 June 2019
9:30 am - 4:00 pm BST
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