Our next Poppulo Communicators Forum will be in Chicago on November 1st, 2018. Register below to hold your spot.

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The future of Internal Comms

Listen and learn from industry experts and Poppulo Internal Comms Advisors and network with industry peers. Gain the tools and knowledge to help you and your team elevate internal communications in your organization and prove the value of the IC function to your leadership team.

Customer Experiences

The Forum gives you the opportunity to hear from leading Internal Comms practitioners sharing their experiences and giving practical best practice takeaways that can be applied by all attendees.


The Poppulo Communicators Forum Chicago 2018 will be an unmissable opportunity to network with other senior leaders, share ideas and build professional relationships.


David Zinger

David Zinger

Engagement Speaker, Educator, Consultant and Coach

David Zinger connects the strength of one with the power of many as an educator, speaker, coach, and consultant. He is a leading global expert on work and engagement, hosts the global 7600-member Employee Engagement Network. He has written 4 books on leadership and has worked 15 years as the employee assistance counselor and career development coach at Seagram, Ltd.

John Alderman

John Alderman

Sr. Director, Executive and Internal Communications

John Alderman has spent his life at the intersection of leadership and communications. He managed customer publications at UPS, led executive communications for Cox Automotive, and directed all Ga. DoD communications. His military career included 20+ years in the reserves and on active duty including a year in Iraq. John currently leads Executive and Employee Communications at Equifax. He holds both a B.A. and an M.A. in English.

Andrea Andrako

Andrea Andrako

Internal Communications Manager, Cardinal Health

Andrea leads the Communications Channel Management team at Cardinal Health – a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, with approximately 50,000 employees and ranked #15 on the Fortune 500. With over 15 years of marketing and communications experience in the healthcare and media industries, Andrea’s current role focuses on strategy and digital solutions for connecting a diverse and global workforce.

James Lawson-Miln

James Lawson-Miln

Internal Communications Consultant

James has over thirteen years experience in Internal Communications and has worked across many sectors at companies such as Barclays, Telefonica and Iceland Foods. He has experience within all disciplines of IC, including change communication, strategy writing and senior stakeholder management and more recently has had a focus on measurement and internal channel development.

Eric Shealy

Eric Shealy

US President, Poppulo

Eric is responsible for expanding Poppulo’s footprint in North America and managing the company’s rapidly growing global customer base. He has 25+ years’ experience in high-growth technology operations, venture capital and investment banking in the USA.

Matt Redmond

Matt Redmond

Key Account Director, Poppulo

Matt is responsible for Poppulo’s team of Key Account Directors dedicated to understanding clients’ strategic communications initiatives and ensuring they maximize the return on their investment in Poppulo. His career includes leadership positions with mobile and digital marketing industries, cultivating high performing teams through a focus on people, process, and technology. Matt holds both a M.B.A. in Marketing & Strategy and M.S. in Information Systems degrees.

Why Attend

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

  • 01. Discover best practice insights from industry thought leaders.
  • 02. Be inspired by what other organizations are doing.
  • 03. Use the opportunity throughout the morning to put the theory into practice.
  • 04. Network with your peers, share stories and make lasting professional connections.
  • 05. Learn from the marketing-leading IC software and services organization.
  • 06. Leave with strategic tips and actions that can make a real difference in your organization.


Poppulo Communicators Forum Chicago 2018

8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Eric Shealy, Poppulo

9:00 am
Keynote - Moments: Inserting the Missing Piece Into the Puzzle of Engagement

David Zinger

10:00 am
Best Practice Session

James Lawson-Miln

10:30 am
Coffee Break

10:45 am
The Future of IC

Matt Redmond, Poppulo

11:00 am
Customer Case Study

John Alderman, Equifax

11:30 am
Customer Case Study

Andrea Andrako, Cardinal Health

12:00 pm
Panel Discussion

12:30 pm
Lunch & Networking

1:30 pm
Optional: Master Class Workshop

Hands on Poppulo Training, Poppulo Best Practices and Tips & Tricks

3:00 pm
End of Event