Festival of Global People 2019

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St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

Euston Road



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14 & 15 May 2019

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, NW1 2AR

The international management event of the year for CEOs, department heads, international team leads, HR and global mobility specialists

Discounts and Complimentary Tickets

Limited £325 and £200 tickets available. Please email events@relocatemagazine.com or +44 (0)1892 891 334

HR and Global Mobility Professionals:

Enter promotional code FESTGM19 for your complimentary place (click on 'Tickets', enter the promotional code, select number of Corporate Delegate tickets. Code use is strictly monitored)

Schools and education providers:

Email sue.deacon@relocatemagazine.com for discounted places

RES Forum, Next Gen GM, FOCUS, ARP and AoEC members:

Your discount code will either be in your latest newsletter, or contact events@relocatemagazine.com

Book tickets for both the Festival and Awards Gala Dinner and receive 25% off. Select the early bird combined tickets


More than 30 keynotes, talks, workshops and panels from over 25 internationally renowned experts. Take part in the global people management event of the year.

"Truly innovative and a really inspiring day that aimed to challenge how we look at global mobility."

The Festival of Global People returns to Central London to connect, inspire and support the people behind high performing global organisations.

Not to be missed by Global managers, HR and Global Mobility specialists, CEOs, Directors and Department heads looking to drive growth, manage and develop global talent and innovate in complex international markets.

"Never seen anyone ever achieve an event at such a high level before – congratulations!"

"The inter-disciplinary nature of the event provided a uniquely connected perspective on the challenges we all face. I left with lots of strategic ideas to consider for our organisation."

Exciting Programme
Ignite new ideas and gain a fresh perspective on how to build, engage and enable global teams to achieve sustainable growth: inspirational keynotes, facilitated roundtables, panel sessions, specialist interactive workshops and pre-booked appointments with industry experts

Leading Experts
Inspiring expert speakers and panellists: Ben Renshaw, leadership thinker, and popular author of Purpose // Dr Linda Holbeche, author of The Agile Organisation, consultant and HR expert // Peter Moolan-Feroze, artist and business consultant // Paul Williamson, Head of Talent Development, Ambassador Theatre Group // Dr Susan Shortland, panellist and international HRM academic and researcher // Andy Lawson, Master Carpenter (Phoenix Theatre, London) // Angela Middleton MBE, author Bridge that Gap! // Teresa Boughey, author Closing the Gap - 5 steps to creating an Inclusive Culture// Jitin Sethi, LEK // Rohit Kumar, IKAN // Simon Johnston, Icon Relocation // Belinda Smith, Grace Coaching // Colin Bell, COBIS CEO // Brenda Levis, NYC Navigator // Fiona Murchie, Relocate Global // Holly Creed, DXC Technology // Marianne Curphey // Theresa Häfner & Lindsay Lydon, InterNations Business Solutions // Alexandra Holden Terhalle // Morag Paterson // Eva Stock, FOCUS

Premier Location
Ideally situated at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in the heart of London's tech district, with easy access to the Eurostar, airports, stations and the underground.

Addressing Top Challenges

Change, trust and employee engagement // Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace // The power of creativity to build global teams // Value chain and supply chain // Technology and the future workplace

Sponsorship at the Festival

Sponsoring The Festival of Global People
 is a brilliant way to market your brand 
to hundreds of the most innovative organisations looking to expand their global footprint.

We offer a variety of sponsorship packages that will showcase your brand to the people leading the way in HR and Global Mobility.

Contact sue.deacon@relocatemagazine.com to talk about sponsorship

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Day 1 – 14 May

Growth Market – International Schools
and why they matter

Jitin Sethi, Partner LEK

Immigration updates Brexit and beyond

India unlocking opportunity inbound
and outbound

Holly Creed – DMX
Simon Johnston – Icon Relocation
Rohit Kumar, IKAN

Peer-to-peer empowerment: a win-win
for expats, partners and employer
Theresa Häfner and Lindsay Lydon – InterNations Business Solutions

Families matter – How to choose the
right school

Colin Bell, CEO, COBIS
Plus leading schools, education consultants from around the world

Health & wellbeing to boost productivity and engagement

An inclusive workplace is a high-performance workplace
Diversity and Inclusion panel Chaired by Dr Susan Shortland

Relocation hotspots unpacked for success

Influencing the business through, digital
, AI and data

Global short-term accommodation solutions supporting growth

How employers can support schools,
young people and their career ambitions

Angela Middleton

Attracting and retaining talent in the
world of talent shortages

Using technology to transform
global mobility and organisations

Enabling assignees and families to
thrive in a new location

Families Matter: Partner perspective
Alessandra Gnudi and Eva Stock, FOCUS

Coaching – empowering employees
to flourish in challenging times
Value of coaching in the global context
Executive coaching for all
Career coaching for relocating partners
With: Morag Paterson, Belinda Smith, Alexandra Terhalle, Michelle Yeoman

The show must go on – my leadership journey
Andy Lawson, Technical Manager Lyceum Theatre

The Power of Pause
Belinda Smith

Developing Purposeful Leaders
Ben Renshaw

Day 2 – 15 May

Get creative
Peter Moolan-Feroz – Artist in Residence

Change, trust and engagement – squaring the circle
Dr Linda Holbeche, author in leadership and HR, consultant, researcher

Group discussions and feedback
Facilitated by Dr Linda Holbeche

Panel discussion – three industry case studies
Chaired by Linda Holbeche
Contributors include Ben Renshaw, author of Purpose

Insights on industry sectors – unlock value and talent mobility for growth

Creativity – Renaissance thinking for the 21st century
Peter Moolan-Feroz

Innovation – how a dynamic theatre group takes the stage
Paul Williamson, Head of Talent Development

Future fit workforce – tech, AI and beyond

An inclusive workplace is a high-performance workplace

Gala Awards Dinner & Entertainment

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Euston Road



United Kingdom

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