Corporate Communicators Conference

Corporate Communicators Conference

June 9-11
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Price: $1295
Member Price: $1045
  • Find and use the hidden story structures inherent in great communication
  • Report your data in a way that gets senior executives' approval
  • Wage sizzling internal branding campaigns to sell your company's mission
  • Engage your audience like never before with visual storytelling

Presented by Ragan Communications: An event held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Our live event is SOLD OUT, but you can still register for the live webcast here.

Product Code: Y4CC0CH
  • Keynotes with:
    Nancy DuarteNancy Duarte, Principal of Duarte, Inc. will discuss how to inspire enthusiasm and support your vision through great storytelling.
    Jon FavreauJohn Favreau, former Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama will show you how to get behind your words and create dialogue that powerfully articulates what matters and why we should care.
    Andrew DavisAndrew Davis will teach you how to use visual storytelling to create a sudden urge to act.
    Breakout sessions with:
    John SchoonoverMicrosoft Production Studios 
    John Schoonover
    Executive video: How to get senior leaders to be at ease with and trust your video team
    Jocelyn SimsFederal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
    Jocelyn Sims
    Stuck in a medieval time warp? How the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago pulled its employee communications into the 21st Century
    David HigdonNASCAR 
    David Higdon
    How NASCAR ignited its communications through unprecedented fan and media engagement
    Steve Crescenzo Crescenzo Communications
    Steve Crescenzo
    Employee engagement: The communicator's role is critical
    Chris Close JLL America
    Chris Close
    How to smite your enemies (or why I learned to love metrics and you should too)
    Bonita BrodtNorthwestern Memorial HealthCare 
    Bonita Brodt
    Use inside voices to break down barriers and reach outside corporate walls
    Justin Fong Teach for America
    Justin Fong
    Inform and inspire your employees with budget-friendly video
    Blair Klein AT&T
    Blair Klein
    Bringing sexy back:  How simplifying your social media footprint pays off
    Karl Gude Michigan State University
    Karl Gude
    How to engage your audience with visual storytelling
    Chris Olson USAA
    Chris Olson
    Engaging employees through communities: USAA's best practices in building a culture of collaboration
    Dalal Haldeman Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Dalal Haldeman
    Transfer of power: Bridging the gap in executive communications during a change in top leadership
    Ed Garsten Chrysler
    Ed Garsten
    Chrysler's pioneering approach to corporate journalism
    Sandra Fathi Affect
    Sandra Fathi
    Crisis management in the age of social media
    Lee Gordon Mercury Marine
    Lee Gordon
    Coach your boss or client to ace the next media interview
    Tripp Frohlichstein MediaMasters, Inc.
    Tripp Frohlichstein
    How to develop the right message for your leaders (and organization)

It's time corporate communicators wage war.

A content war.

Defeat corporate-speak, shoot down lifeless executive photo-ops, decommission boring videos.

Go on the offensive with sizzling blogs, zippy headlines, attention-grabbing photos and sharable videos.

2014 is the year of the corporate communicator!

During this event you will learn tips and tactics to use in the office—right away:

  • How to use the hidden story structures inherent in great communication
  • Write zippy content employees actually enjoy reading
  • How to use ALL channels to reach, motivate and engage your workforce
  • Measure outcomes first, not outputs, and understand why
  • Find the partners you need to court from a data-driven audience analysis
  • Why sizzling internal branding will sell your company's mission best
  • Pull together a crack infographics team
  • Create video and visual stories that put power in your storytelling
  • Make inspiration a part of your employee culture
  • Infiltrate the employee underground with blogs and focus groups
  • Develop metrics that show how storytelling boosts engagement and goals
  • Inject new life into your town halls and other employee forums
  • Use social media to complement your live-event programs
  • Coach your leaders to help engagement rather than hurt it
  • Establish an in-house reporting staff to break news from everyone
  • Master five must-dos that make employees feel like company owners
  • Why making information visual beats words alone to get messages across
  • The Dos and Don'ts of visual storytelling

Who should attend?

checkmark Media Relations Directors
checkmark Social Media Specialists
checkmark Internal Communications Managers
checkmark Executive Communications Strategists
checkmark Vice Presidents of Corporate Communications
checkmark Brand Managers
checkmark Content Specialists
checkmark Public Relations Professionals
checkmark Employee Engagement Managers
checkmark Human Resources Directors
checkmark Digital Communications Managers
checkmark Employee Relations Specialists

Presented by: Held at:
Ragan Communications, Inc. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago