Engage by Poppulo is taking place in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 7th-8th 2019.

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The Event

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The Future of Employee Comms

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

Customer Experiences

At this event, you will have the opportunity to hear from leading Employee Comms practitioners sharing their experiences and giving practical best practice takeaways that can be applied by all attendees.

Networking

Engage by Poppulo will be an unmissable opportunity to network with other senior leaders, share ideas and build professional relationships.

Speakers

Ryan McCarty

Ryan McCarty

Co-Founder of Culture of Good, Author & Speaker

As the former director of customer and employee relations at TCC, the largest Verizon Authorized Retailer in the nation, Ryan McCarty is no stranger to empowering employees through a powerful cultural movement. Ryan created Culture of Good, Inc. to inspire other businesses to create truly altruistic programs that make the world a better place. Through Culture of Good, Inc. Ryan helps other organizations engage the hearts of their employees and empower them to make the changes they wish to see in their communities.

Meagan Johnson

Meagan Johnson

Generational Expert, Speaker and Author

Meagan is known as a “Generational Humorist” and has an outspoken, take-no-prisoners Gen X attitude and challenges her audiences to think differently and act decisively when dealing with multiple generations. What seemed like a perfect solution yesterday is the source of tomorrow’s problem. Learn from Meagan what you can do now to make the most of each generation in your workplace!

Ann Melinger

Ann Melinger

CEO, Brilliant Ink

Ann Melinger has spent nearly 20 years helping organizations strengthen employee engagement and driving business success. She’s worked the top communications agencies in the world partnering with organizations ranging from federal government agencies, to global pharmaceutical companies, to up-and-coming tech startups.

Jackie Berg

Jackie Berg

Director of Research & Business Development, Brilliant Ink

After nearly a decade supporting Fortune 500 companies connect more effectively with their key audiences through the power of data, Jackie has now turned her analytical eye toward the employee experience. Using data to bridge the gap between employee engagement and business results, Jackie identifies solutions to evolve business practices, increase productivity, and improve overall workplace satisfaction.

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.

Donald Jones

Donald Jones

Lead Associate and Lead Digital Strategist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Donald Jones is a Lead Digital Strategist and “social technologist” at Booz Allen Hamilton, a global firm of diverse, passionate, and exceptional people driven to excel, do right, and realize positive change in everything we do. Donald focuses on the firm’s online brand reputation, employee engagement and advocacy, as well as the firm’s internal email enablement program using Poppulo. He also drives ongoing improvements to the employee digital experience.

Kelly Monahan

Kelly Monahan

Researcher - Future of Work, Deloitte

Dr. Kelly Monahan is an organizational behaviorist and leads the global future of work research agenda at Deloitte. She actively studies the interplay between human behavior and organizational environments and its implications in the future of work. Her research has been recognized and published in both applied and academic journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review and Journal of Strategic Management. Dr. Kelly Monahan is als a published author, has written over a dozen publications and is a sought-after speaker on how to apply new management and talent models in knowledge based organizations.

Bridget Williams

Bridget Williams

Digital Operations Coordinator, Cargill

Bridget Williams is a digital operations coordinator at Cargill, Inc., which has businesses in food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management.  Her career at Cargill began in human resources, and she has spent the last nine years working in various roles in corporate communications.  In her current position, she manages Poppulo administration for the company – providing support to 90+ license holders who distribute communication to Cargill’s 155,000 employees worldwide.  In addition to Poppulo administration, she works as part of the digital team that manages the corporate websites and administers the company’s website analytics tool.

Lori Fligge

Lori Fligge

Internal Communications Programs and Projects Lead, Cargill

Lori Fligge has worked in communications for more than 25 years in agency and corporate environments, executing programs for both B2C and B2B companies. She currently leads a variety of corporate internal communications initiatives for Cargill, where she has spent the last 14 years in a variety of roles, including media relations, mergers and acquisitions, and leading a team of corporate communications channel managers in the efficient sharing of content across the global organization.

Alyssa Hagan

Alyssa Hagan

Associate Director of Internal Communications & Engagement, Encompass Health

Alyssa Hagan currently serves as associate director of internal communications and engagement at Encompass Health Corporation, one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services. Through timely and creative content development and governance, she manages internal communications strategy for the Company’s communication channels and offers corporate partners a strategic approach to communication needs.

Sian Cargan

Sian Cargan

International Internal Communications Director, CDK Global

Sian joined CDK Global (then ADP) in 2014 as Internal Communications Manager. Responsible for building an international communications strategy that would engage Associates in 27 countries worldwide, Sian has established new channels, hosted global events, and worked closely with the Engagement team to launch a new survey and extend the reach of communications through a network of Champions.

Emily Nichols

Emily Nichols

Internal Communications, McDonald’s USA

Emily finds new ways to engage McDonald’s USA employees and franchise owners in the company’s growth plan. She drafts, distributes and measures the impact of internal communications on business results. From worldwide convention speeches, to national leadership videos, to local success stories, Emily makes sure there’s an appetizing blend of emotional and rational thinking baked into anything she creates.

Angela Sinickas ABC

Angela Sinickas ABC

IABC Fellow CEO, Sinickas Communications, Inc.

Angela Sinickas is the CEO and founder of Sinickas Communications Inc. Founded in 2000, Sinikas Communications’ clients include 25% of the Forbes Top 100 largest global companies nowadays. Her work has been recognized with 21 international awards.

Why Attend

Whether you are a Communications Director, Manager or Executive, this event will deliver actionable insights for you and your team. If you are interested in attending Engage by Poppulo, but need your manager’s approval first, use this template as a guide to show them why you can’t miss the employee engagement and experience event of the year!

  • 01. Discover best practice insights from industry thought leaders.
  • 02. Be inspired by what other organizations are doing.
  • 03. Tailor your experience by attending your choice of workshops.
  • 04. Network with your peers, share stories and make lasting professional connections.
  • 05. Put faces to the name of the Poppulo team.
  • 06. Leave with strategic tips and actions that can make a real difference in your organization.

Agenda

Engage by Poppulo 2019

The Venue

Sheraton Boston Hotel, Dalton Street, Boston, MA, USA

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FAQ

We are offering a fantastic group rate of $309 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel for the nights of May 6th and 7th. If you would like to take advantage of this price, please click here.

If you have any further questions before attending Engage by Poppulo, email Heather Archambault at harchambault@poppulo.com

  • 01.
    Are there accommodations for the event?

    Yes, please use the link above to book through the Poppulo room block

  • 02.
    Where is the event taking place?

    The event will take place at the Boston Sheraton on Dalton St.

  • 03.
    What topics will be covered during the event?

    Throughout Engage you will hear about internal culture, employee engagement, generational gaps in the workplace, internal communications and much more!

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