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Previous Business Culture Events

Your business culture underpins how strategically aligned, engaged and productive your colleagues are on a daily basis, and whether they choose to stay with you over your competitors. It’s one of the top drivers for the right talent to join you, and it’s the differentiator in how you deliver your products or services to your customers.

Through Business Culture Connected & Awards events, winning organisations articulate the value in the brand experience being joined up externally and internally and share their exceptional approach through peer-to-peer learning. View all 2023 Speakers 

Awards Event 2023

Multi-national businesses, to start-ups, to non-profits, rubbed shoulders to celebrate the strides taken in purpose, performance, inclusion, wellbeing, learning and how this has evolved their workplace culture for the better. We invite you to join these forward-thinking organisations in 2024.

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Conference, November 2023

Speakers from Swiss Re, Civil Service, Mitie, The Savoy, Metro Bank, Oracle and more, shared stories of business transformation, behaviour change, talent attraction and retention and how best to engage employees across complex organisations and a VUCA world.

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Conference, June 2023

30+ speakers including some of the best and most innovative minds in HR and business today from Openreach, AECOM, Sage, and Lloyds Banking Group shed light on the different approaches these companies have taken to create and sustain a high-performance culture.

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Awards Event 2022

HR and other business leaders from more than 110 different organisations attended on the night, including the 90+ outstanding organisations who were shortlisted. It was an evening of celebration and laughter for all the teams involved to reflect on their hard work and achievements.

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Business Culture Connected Virtual Conference

With 35+ speakers including business leaders from Barclays, Sanofi, NHS, Reckitt Benckiser and Civil Service, insight was shared on culture during change, purpose, values & behaviours and aligning culture with strategy to accelerate performance.

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Event at Dr. Marten’s London HQ

An event focused on building exceptional culture during times of change, with speakers from Dr. Marten’s, innocent drinks, both Business Culture Award Winners, and Event Partner CultureIQ; followed by networking drinks at Dr. Marten’s iconic Camden HQ.

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D&I Webinar: Financial Times

Learn how the FT achieved gender parity throughout the organisation and evolved their D&I strategy to diversify their customer base. Hear from speakers Priscilla Baffour, Global Head of D&I, FT and Fiona Young, Content Director and Head of D&I, Hive Learning.

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Event hosted by Metro Bank

With presentations from 4 top brands on their approaches to culture and engagement. Hosted by speaker Danny Harmer, CPO at Metro Bank, with Amber Kelly, People & Culture Director at Post Office, and the chance to see first-hand the unique culture at Metro Bank.

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Event hosted by IBM, with Overall Winners XPO Logistics

Hosted by IBM on London’s Southbank, in conjunction with Lead Partners KellyOCG, we heard how XPO’s people and business strategies were aligned during a period of complex change and transformation. 2019 Finalists were also announced Live at the event.

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Awards Event

This took place in the magnificent Grand Hall at the DeVere Grand Connaught Rooms, in London’s West End, to celebrate organisations prioritising their culture. To ensure we could be as inclusive as possible, during Covid-19, a virtual event took place alongside.

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D&I Webinar: Civil Service

The Civil Service Fast Stream and Ambitious about Autism share how they have armed neurodiverse employees and interns with confidence, knowledge and tools to thrive at work. With key speaker Phil Wilson, Chief Psychologist & Chief Assessor, Civil Service Fast Stream.

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Virtual Round Tables

We hosted a number of invite-only virtual roundtables for CPO’s and HRD’s to enable networking and learning from each other’s challenges and responses in the face of Covid-19, including wellbeing, remote and flexible working, leading organisational momentum during crisis.

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Virtual Awards Event

Alongside interviews with our Judges and previous winners and a cocktail/mocktail making masterclass, we unveiled the latest Business Culture Awards Winners at two virtual events.

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Webinar with tech company intY

Addressing a historic “command and control” culture, intY’s CEO Craig Joseph and CPO Becky Hunt worked to transform the ways of working and the physical workspace at intY. Discover the approach they took and the impact on company performance and results.

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Event hosted by Kellogg

The event held at Kellogg’s HQ, Media City UK, focussed on Invigorating Business Culture & Growth through Agility & Innovation. As well as presentations from the Agility Power Team at Kellogg, we heard the inspirational story of one of our Overall Business Culture Award Winners, gunnercooke.

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Event hosted by Leathwaite

An after-work learning and networking event about how to create exceptional workplaces and empowered people with Business Culture Award winning speakers from Happy, Ela World, plus our event Partner Aegis.

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Summer Party with myHRcareers

The Business Culture Awards teamed up with myHRcareers & CultureIQ for an Summer evening’s informal networking. Head of Learning & Talent at Pernod Ricard, Ashley Wickham-Byrne shared her experience of working within complex global organisations.

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Awards Night

The Awards Dinner took place at the 5 Star Royal Garden Hotel, London, attended by HR and other business leaders from over 110 organisations, including Finalists, Judges and Partners. The evening was hosted by actor, writer and producer, Sally Phillips, with entertainment provided by the Mariachis.

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Event with John West & Home Office

Hosted by Kate-Griffiths- Lambeth at Charles Stanley, herself a Business Culture Award Winner, case study presentations from John West, Home Office and KellyOCG focused on building diverse and inclusive cultures and aligning people with strategy.

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Webinar on Building a Culture of Innovation

Michael Britt, VP of the Energy Innovation Centre at Southern Company, a market leader in the US energy sector, explains how the company engaged over half its 30,000 employees in developing innovations over a relatively short period and how these ideas were brought to fruition.

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Awards Night

An evening of celebration and laughter for all the organisations present to reflect on their achievements; and for our Finalists, Judges and Event Partners to connect with like-minded professionals. The evening was hosted by the award-winning stand-up comedian, corporate speaker, screenwriter and executive coach Deborah Frances-White.

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