The Amsterdam Communicators Forum offers you a unique opportunity to hear from the internal communication industry’s most respected voices and to share experiences with other experts in this field. You will be joined by a host of globally renowned communication specialists and thought leaders – a terrific networking opportunity for internal communicators and a super opportunity to pick up valuable insights from a top-tier line-up of speakers!

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The Event

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What you will learn:

Listen and learn from industry experts and Poppulo Internal Communication consultants as they discuss how to help you and your team successfully elevate your organizations internal communications strategy and prove the value of the IC function to your leadership team. Hear from Joss Mathieson, former GSK Director of IC, as he gives his insights in to how GSK managed to successfully incorporate all of their daily information to 250,000 employees in to one newsletter. Eoin Cotter, Poppulo’s IC consultant, will share his top strategies on how to drive employee engagement. The panel discussion will cover a variety of of challenges and opportunities within the internal communications world. You will leave the event with a host of new ideas!


The Poppulo Communicators Forum Amsterdam 2019 will be a fantastic opportunity to network with other senior leaders within the internal communications and employee engagement space. Discuss your challenges, share ideas and collaborate with some of the industry’s most respected voices.

View the video clip below from our last Communicator Forum in Amsterdam in 2017.


Joss Mathieson

Joss Mathieson

Global Client Director at Oasis Change / past Global Head of IC at GSK

An engagement and change expert who has worked at the most senior levels in international companies, Joss helps leaders to listen and engage more effectively in order to successfully navigate an increasingly dynamic and challenging world. As the past VP, Global Head of Internal Communications, Joss led the global internal communications for GSK, driving engagement of more than 100,000 employees around the world.

Eoin Cotter

Eoin Cotter

Enterprise Account Executive and Internal Communications Advisor at Poppulo

With a continuing recognition of the universal desire for IC to be treated as a strategic advisor within companies, Eoin Cotter will introduce some practical stories of how other companies have been able to leverage technology and data to elevate themselves and the IC function. Eoin will discuss the value of leveraging technology and how in the absence of data, Internal Communications will not have the power to influence Senior Leaders and Communications strategy.


Why Attend

Join other senior IC practitioners and learn valuable takeaways from industry experts. Build professional relationships with industry peers in Amsterdam.

  • 01. Discover best practice insights from industry thought leaders
  • 02. Networking with other senior IC professionals


Poppulo Amsterdam Communicator Forum 2019

Thursday, September 12th

8:30 am
Registration and Networking Buffet Breakfast

9:00 am
Driving Employee Engagement and Transforming Employee Experience

Eoin Cotter – Poppulo Internal Communications Advisor

9:45 am
Taming The Email Monster...And Other IC Stories

Joss Mathieson – Global Client Director at Oasis Change / past Global Head of IC at GSK

10:15 am
Coffee and Networking Break

10:40 am
What Can Internal Comms Learn From Journalism? - Stampa Communications

James Curtis and Abigail Levene, two of the founding partners of communications and content agency Stampa, explore how journalistic techniques can be valuably applied to internal comms. From information-gathering and interviewing to writing and editing snappy stories, James and Abigail draw on their long experience in journalism and corporate communications to explain what internal communicators can learn from the differences and similarities between these two worlds.

11:15 am
Panel Discussion

Four industry experts will give their opinions and insights on current and future trends for Internal Communications, Employee Engagement and Experience and the Digital Workforce. This discussion will be interactive with live polling and questions from the audience.

12:00 pm
Networking Buffet Lunch

12:30 pm
Dirk Denoyelle - LEGO Interactive Session

Why lego isn’t just for kids – Build company pillars and transform your IC

1:30 pm
Wrap Up and Close of Event