International Business Excellence Awards 2021

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel Rebat St - Garhoud - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

December 7, 2021 to December 8, 2021 09:00 to 18:00 (Gulf Standard Time)

Awards International will hold the annual event celebrating business excellence worldwide during the International Business Excellence Awards 2021. The awards will grant rewards for companies in 18 categories. Every company can apply for as many categories as they see themselves fit. The Early Bird period is active until August 26, and it carries a discount on the standard entry price. Other interested companies can enter the awards by September 24th, which is the Entry Deadline.

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Is CSR Dead? How To Embed Social Value Through ESG?


November 3, 2021 to November 3, 2021 11:00 to 12:00 (BST)

Join Culture Consultancy's upcoming webinar to discover the culture shift beyond CSR towards more deeply embedded social value through ESG. This interactive webinar will leave you with a clearer understanding of what ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) is, and how you can implement these changes within your organisation. Jo Geraghty, Director and Co-Founder of Culture Consultancy alongside Marcus Jamieson-Pond, CSR/ESG expert, will introduce the current social value landscape and explain how private sector organisations must adapt to better reflect the changing needs of world around them. After the webinar, you'll gain a greater understanding of where your current efforts fit within the new era of ESG, and what you can do to align your social impact with your business values. Discover the nuances and pre-empt the pitfalls before embarking on your own voyage beyond CSR.

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The future of payroll and the role of cloud – CGI and Oracle webinar


May 13, 2021 to May 13, 2021 13:00 to 14:00 (BST)

CGI and Oracle are hosting their first joint webinar as they explore and share ways that Cloud solutions will play a vital role in the future of payroll and demonstrate some of the benefits it could bring to organisations. During this webinar focusing on “The future of payroll” Mark Stevens, VP, HR Solutions at CGI, Andy Spencer, Principal HCM Solutions Consultant at Oracle and David Millner, Author, Futurist and Consulting Partner at HR Curator will be sharing their views on the way HR and specifically Payroll needs to be re-imagined and the role that Cloud and Business Process Services play in its future.

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LION Summit 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Downtown Pioneer Square 255 South King Street Seattle, WA 98104 United States

October 22, 2020 to October 24, 2020 08:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

Join us for the 2020 LION Summit to learn and share best practices on creating sustainable independent local media.

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Project ‘Perfect Storm’


October 7, 2020 to October 7, 2020 08:00 to 10:00 (GMT)

In just 6 weeks, 8 specialist AI experts created an AI platform to capture and analyse crowdsourced data for the Cabinet. This achievement is now a masterclass for all business leaders. Registration is free.

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How do you plan and run a complex multi-country business during a crisis?


September 23, 2020 to September 23, 2020 08:00 to 09:30 (GMT)

Neil Crew is the recently appointed Group IT Director for Mezzan, a 70-year-old food manufacturing & wholesaling giant with over 360 individual brands selling over 840,000 items a day across seven countries.. He took up his role just before Covid-19 hit us all. Suddenly a business that previously had zero consumer sales found itself having to sell directly, across brand new sales channels and delivery methods whilst in the process of modernising their entire supply chain system! Neil has agreed to share his experiences. At a special executive briefing, he will explain how he’s met these challenges – and here is the surprising truth – most of the answers are already at our fingertips. By changing mindsets, we can all get a new perspective on solutions. Registration is free.

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Corporate Innovation Community Meetup featuring Zoom


April 22, 2020 to April 22, 2020 11:00 to 12:00 (BST)

We are all dealing with a new work/home life, with additional family commitments and other external pressures, yet needing to evolve how we work effectively whilst continuing to deliver on our ongoing projects with internal and external teams. ideasUK have joined forces with Whitespace, to bring you this exciting webinar. Join our extended network at 11.00am (BST) on Wednesday 22nd April for 60 minutes to hear from currently the most talked about conferencing service, Zoom, as well a wide range of experts - from innovation to government departments to emotional intelligence practitioners. All will provide you with advice and support on how to successfully transition yourself, your team and your existing projects from the office to home.

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Mastering Large Group Virtual Meetings


April 13, 2020 to April 13, 2020 09:00 to 13:00 (CST)

In this fun, fast-paced online workshop, you’ll learn how to facilitate large group virtual meetings. Your instructors will lead you through various methods, teaching why and how they work.

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Keep Cool in Times of Uncertainty


April 7, 2020 to April 7, 2020

Join a series of free interactive online seminars hosted by the experts who have created "The Empowerment Portal", to support you in current times of uncertainty and anxiety.

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Outthinker 2020 Virtual Summit

Online Virtual Summit

April 6, 2020 to April 7, 2020 08:00 to 21:00 (Eastern Time (ET))

Learn how to lead in times of unprecedented uncertainty.Get cutting-edge insights on strategy, innovation and transformation from the world’s top business minds. Some speakers include, Rita McGrath, Alex Osterwalder, Roger Martin, Whitney Johnson, and more…The event costs $99, but use “engageinnovate30” for a 30% discount. Experience this unique opportunity to interact with the world's foremost business thinkers from the comfort of your couch.

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Building the Future of Community Journalism: our 20/20 Vision

Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS.

April 2, 2020 to April 2, 2020 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

POSTPONED This conference will bring together community journalists, academics, policymakers, innovators and technologists to explore the future of independent community news, celebrate its recent successes, hear from its most ardent practitioners, and share new ideas, skills, and tools to help build the next generation of community and hyperlocal news. The Future Shapers and FourZeroTwo will be there. Join us.

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International Journalism Festival

Perugia, Italy

April 1, 2020 to April 5, 2020 10:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

POSTPONED The biggest annual media event in Europe. Every April in Perugia, Italy. All IJF venues are situated in the stunning setting of the historic town centre of Perugia. The next festival (the fourteenth edition) will be from Wednesday 01 to Sunday 05 April 2020. Please note that the English-language part of the festival programme will be concentrated on Thursday 02, Friday 03 and Saturday 04 April. On Wednesday 01 and Sunday 05 April there will be only Italian-language events. FourZeroTwo will be there and look forward to meeting fellow delegates.

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FutureFest by NESTA

Tobacco Quay London E1W 2SF

March 20, 2020 to March 20, 2020 08:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

POSTPONED FutureFest is a celebration of our power to shape the future. In 2020, the festival brings together over 80 speakers including Louis Theroux, Richard Ayoade, Elif Shafak, George Monbiot, David Lammy and Charlotte Church as well as ground-breaking debates that will challenge your perspective and inspire you to shape the future for the better. The festival also features a range of immersive experiences including an infinity space that recreates the cosmos, an AR adventure onboard a robot cruise ship and the chance to take part in an experiment to create the world's first female sperm. Book today and save £15 with the promo code TFS.

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The Media Democracy Festival 2020

Birkbeck Clore Management Centre

March 14, 2020 to March 20, 2020 10:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

The Media Democracy Festival welcomes campaigners, journalists, researchers, students and citizens to engage in discussions on a range of issues - from challenging bias and confronting racism to building radical alternative platforms for a more pluralist, inclusive and democratic media. The Future Shapers and FourZeroTwo will be there. Register free using the link.

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The Future of the Employee Journey

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, 782 High Rd, Tottenham, London N17 0BX

January 30, 2020 to January 30, 2020 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

At CGI we believe technology no longer just enables change; it drives it. This month, we will be hosting an all day event at an exciting and innovative venue in London, exploring The Future of the Employee Journey, showcasing ways to enhance both the employer and employee experience through a range of innovative technologies and initiatives. The event is free to attend but you need to reserve your place. Please connect with

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Are Chatbots the future interface for global business?

The Delaunay Private Dining Room, 55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB

January 15, 2020 to January 15, 2020 08:00 to 10:00 (GMT)

Chatbots are positively transforming the way HSBC supports its own people and customers. On January 15th, 2020, ten invited senior executives will meet for breakfast to discuss the future of ‘conversational interfaces’ and ‘chatbots’ specifically.

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The Future of News Media in a Digital Age – A Design Thinking Workshop

December 5, 2019 to December 5, 2019 16:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

Design thinking workshop to explore the current digital publishing financial sustainability challenges and how to move away from monitoring and advertising.

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The Yes, You Can Innovate, Six ‘I’s® in ACTION Taster Event

Walnut Unlimited, Unlimited House, 10 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NB

November 20, 2019 to November 20, 2019 09:30 to 12:00 (GMT)

Looking for a fresh approach to innovation that integrates PURPOSE, PEOPLE and PROCESS? We are delighted to invite you to the 'Yes, You Can Innovate - Six 'I's® in ACTION taster session’.

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Cris Beswick speaking at Creating a strong workplace culture

SAMA Bankside, 3 Robinson Road, London, SE1 8BU

November 20, 2019 to November 20, 2019 17:15 to 19:45 (GMT)

“Can you build workplace culture, or does it just evolve? During this event we will look at workplace culture and hear from experts!!

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ideasUK – 33rd International Conference Inspiring Innovation and Engagement

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Edinburgh

November 13, 2019 to November 14, 2019

ideasUK can offer a range of conference rates. Contact them for more info.

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Derek Bishop speaking at ‘How to make your agency’s culture your competitive advantage’

Riding House Café, 43-51 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7PQ

November 6, 2019 to November 6, 2019 08:00 to 10:30 (GMT)

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The Clubhouse London 8 Saint James's Square London SW1Y 4JU United Kingdom

November 6, 2019 to November 6, 2019 16:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

Join us at our FourZeroTwo Launch Event and find out how we bring value back to knowledge for publishers and content creators.

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The Future Shapers are a Media Partner at Innovatours Barcelona

Plaça Catalunya, Fontanella 08002 Barselona

October 25, 2019 to October 25, 2019

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Kursty Groves speaking at Worktech’19 – Santiago

CentroParque Events and Convention Center - Parque Araucano, Av. Presidente Riesco 5330 - Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

October 22, 2019 to October 22, 2019

The leading international conference dedicated to the future of work

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Kursty Groves speaking at Worktech’19 – Buenos Aires

University of Belgrano - Zabala 1837 (CABA) - President Sarmiento Auditorium

October 17, 2019 to October 17, 2019

The leading international conference dedicated to the future of work.

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Natalie Turner hosting Six ‘I’s® in ACTION

Unlimited House, 10 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NB

September 12, 2019 to September 13, 2019 09:00 to 17:30 (GMT)

Cost: £750 including lunch and refreshments, a Six ‘I’s® Standard Report and a copy of the book Yes, You Can Innovate

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Viima is sponsoring Innov8rs Helsinki

Hosted at Korjaamo - Culture Factory. Töölönkatu 51 A–B, 00250 Helsinki, Finland

September 5, 2019 to September 5, 2019

At Innov8rs Helsinki, you’ll get access to the trending topics and best practices in innovation management.

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Machine Learning in Fintech for Execs.

Level 39, London

July 12, 2019 to July 12, 2019 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

Have you ever considered using Machine Learning to improve your business, but didn't know how to start? Join us for a full-day free workshop!

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Innovation Leader – London Field Study

London, UK

June 27, 2019 to June 28, 2019

Are you looking to build a culture of innovation in your large organization? If the answer is yes, our friends at Innovation Leader are hosting an event to tackle this issue.

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Secrets to Success!

Ministry of Defence, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2HB

June 25, 2019 to June 25, 2019 16:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

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Innovatours London

The Trampery Old Street, 239 Old Street, London, EC1V 9EY

May 16, 2019 to May 16, 2019 08:30 to 22:00 (GMT)

10% OFF - Use discount code futureinnovatours

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Innovation In Mission: Getting Innovation Done

Live Web Event

April 24, 2019 to April 24, 2019 11:00 to 12:30 (EST)

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Innov8rs Paris

NewCap, 3 Quai De Grenelle, 75015 Paris

April 10, 2019 to April 12, 2019

Use discount code 8-Cris at checkout for 15% off

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Entrepreneur ThinkTank

The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge Science Park Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GA

January 24, 2019 19:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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Danny Wootton: Pitching To Big Business

Media Lounge, 8-10 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3NA

December 18, 2018 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

Learn about new customers, new revenues, and new technologies

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, 1 Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9PY

November 28, 2018 to November 29, 2018 08:30 to 17:00 (GMT)

Innovation Land 2018

City Hall, El Rodeo, Medellín, Colombia

November 14, 2018 to November 15, 2018

Reem Mobassaleh Wyndham: What Investors Look For

Media Lounge, 8-10 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3NA

November 14, 2018 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

Malta Innovation Summit

Intercontinental Arena Conference Centre

October 11, 2018 to October 12, 2018


Huckletree Co-working Space, The Alphabeta Building, 18 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AH

September 19, 2018 16:45 to 20:00 (GMT)

The Future Shapers Investor Drop-in

Eight Club Moorgate, 1 Dysart St, London EC2A 2BX. Ask for Cris Beswick at reception.

July 25, 2018 08:00 to 10:00 (GMT)

A Future Shaping Breakfast Drop-In…

Eight Club Moorgate, 1 Dysart St, London EC2A 2BX.

July 11, 2018 08:00 to 10:00 (GMT)

Returning value back to knowledge with the Blockchain

The Banker Cousin Lane, London, EC4R 3TE

June 13, 2018 18:00 to 20:00 (GMT)

Investor drop-in to discuss The Future Shapers Crowdfunding Raise…

Private Dinning Room, Eight Club Moorgate, 1 Dysart St, London EC2A 2BX.

May 30, 2018 13:30 to 18:00 (GMT)

The Future Shapers hit Madrid

Greatroom (located at the main entrance of the hotel), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel & Conference Center, Avenida de Aragon, 28022 Madrid No 400

May 17, 2018 19:00 to 21:00 (CEST)

The Future Shapers hit Toronto

Fionn MacCool’s Front Street, 310 Front Street West, Toronto

November 16, 2017 17:00 to 19:30 (EST)

Intrapreneurship Conference Toronto

November 15, 2017 to November 17, 2017