Join 60+ senior communication professionals in Zurich on the 23rd of November at the Poppulo Communicator Forum.

Speakers on the day will be from CDK, Audience Inc, Roche, the Chairman of the IABC (Internal International Association of Business Communicators) and senior advisors from Poppulo.

The agenda will consist of keynotes, best practice talks, workshops and and an interactive panel discussion, with topics covering ‘communicating with purpose’, ‘the illusion of communication’, ‘reaching the disconnected workforce’, and much more.

A half day event that is not to be missed!

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The Event

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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 Zurich 2018 will be an unmissable opportunity to network with other senior leaders, share ideas and build professional relationships.


Kieran Ivers

Kieran Ivers

Enterprise Communication Specialist, Poppulo

Kieran works closely with IC Leaders across EMEA to understand their challenges and leverage Poppulo’s best-in-class technology to deliver more effective and measurable internal communications.

Andrew McNeile

Andrew McNeile


Andrew is an experienced business leader with over 30 years experience in the technology space. Andrew has helped to pioneer cutting edge, innovative solutions over the course of his career.

 Mike Pounsford

Mike Pounsford

Founder of Couravel and Chairman of the IABC

Mike’s international clients include GSK, BAE Systems, Pfizer, Syngenta, TUI Travel plc, Thales, Vodafone and others. He founded Couravel in 2001 to work with clients to clarify and communicate purpose, vision and strategy, to design and deliver engagement programmes, and to develop the communication capabilities of leaders and managers. He works with private, public and third sector organisations.


Sian Cargan

Sian Cargan

International Internal Communication Director, CDK Global

Sian Cargan is the International Internal Communications Director at CDK Global. CDK Global are the leading provider of software for the automotive industry, with employees in over 30 countries and customers spread across the globe.

Tim Ferguson

Tim Ferguson

CEO, Audience Inc.

A communications strategist, facilitator, meeting designer and presenter coach, Tim brings multiple stakeholders together to define communication objectives, establish clear messages, and align on priorities. Tim has developed practical techniques that are straightforward and effective, and has helped presenters discover how they can always elevate their performance and expand their comfort zone, no matter where their starting point may be.


Jeff Bateman

Jeff Bateman

Global Group Business Director, Audience Inc.

Seasoned Account Director Jeff Bateman CMP has one thing on his mind “What’s in it for me?” Whether in his role as strategist or facilitator or presenter or coach, answering this question on behalf of the audience is the foundation for everything that he (and his team) deliver. With over 20 years MICE industry experience Jeff’s unerring focus on the business objectives is matched only by his ability to marry his practical insights with creative thinking.

Philip Atkison

Philip Atkison

Global Head of Scientific Communications, Roche

Why Attend

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

  • 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.


Poppulo Communicators Forum Zurich 2018

Friday, November 23rd

8:15 am
Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:30 am
Introduction & Welcome

Andrew McNeile, VP EMEA/APAC Poppulo

9:00 am
The Importance of Data

Kieran Ivers, Enterprise Communication Specialist, Poppulo

9:30 am
Reaching the Disconnected Workforce

Sian Cargan, International Internal Communication Director, CDK Global

10:15 am
Networking Coffee Break

10:45 am
Panel Discussion: Measurement, Data, Mobile and the purpose of IC

Philip Atkison, Roche; Tim Ferguson & Jeff Bateman, Audience Inc

11:30 am
Leading The Big Conversation

Mike Pounsford, Chairman and past President of the IABC

12:30 pm
Networking Lunch

1:15 pm
Workshops: Using Your Channels to Communicate Effectively

1:45 pm
Wrap Up & Close of Event

The Venue

Swissôtel Zürich, 44, Schulstrasse, 8050 Zürich, Switzerland

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If you have any further questions before attending the Poppulo Communicators Forum Zurich 2018, email us at

  • 01.
    How Long is the forum?

    The forum will run from 8am to 1.45pm

  • 02.
    How much does it cost?

    Attendance is free to all attendees, however registration is essential to hold your space. If you are not a customer but would like to attend please email

  • 03.
    Who are Poppulo?

    Poppulo is the market-leading provider of Internal Communication software and services. The Poppulo platform provides you with everything you need to elevate the impact of internal communications in your organization. Poppulo are a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading organizations, including Coca-Cola, Rolls-Royce, Vodafone, Adidas, GSK and Nestlé.


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