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1 Weeks To Go! How Are 36 Corporates & Charities Including Aviva, L’Oreal & CLIC Sargent Achieving Significant, Long-Term Partnership Status?

Deliver Mutually-Beneficial, Long-Term, Measurable Results With Strategic, High-Impact Corporate Charity Partnerships
Fresh Insights To Best Align Strategic Objectives, Measure Impact, Boost Employee Engagement, Innovate Fundraising, Volunteering & Skill Sharing & Protect Reputation

A One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 3rd October, Museum of London Docklands, London. Download Brochure. Book Today - 1 Week To Go & Limited Places. Book Here >>

Get To Grips With The Strategic Goals At The Top Of Corporate & Charity Agendas & Overcome Reputational Worries To Form Truly & Demonstrably Mutually-Beneficial Partnerships Which Translate Into Long-Term Relationships & Fully Engage Employees

  1. Ensure Strategic Goals Are Aligned & New for 2018! Achieved! Develop mutually-beneficial partnerships to grow over the coming years
  2. Genuine Long-Term Employee Engagement: Next-level partnership communication strategies with fresh insights and new technologies
  3. Showcase True Value & Impact: Effectively monitor and report the ‘so what’ of your partnership to prove true value and ROI
  4. Achieve Significant, Long-Term Partnership Status: The nitty gritty of getting past the initial 1-2-3 years to maximise value and potential for both parties
  5. Meet Corporate Expectations & Strategies: Ensure your programmes tick all the right corporate boxes
  6. Harness The Latest Partnership Trends & Innovations: Advice on what’s hot at the moment
  7. Partnership Pitfalls & Fails! Best-practice tips and advice to tackle common hurdles
  8. Mutually-Beneficial Volunteering & Skill-Sharing Programmes: Fresh ideas to excite staff and fulfil CSR objectives
  9. Times Are Tough! Creative, Innovative Fundraising: Gain ideas, inspiration and advice on innovating your fundraising activities in the current, difficult market climate
  10. Safeguarding Reputation: Develop a solid PR and communications strategy to protect against negative press headlines and reputational damage

Strategic Partnerships • Employee Engagement • Value & Impact • Long-Term Results • Charity Breakout: Corporate Expectations • Corporate Breakout: Trends & Innovations • Pitfalls & Fails • Volunteering & Skill Sharing • Fundraising • Reputational Risk

Why Attend The 5th Annual Corporate Charity Partnerships Conference?

  • 36 Leading Corporates & Charities Take To The Stage In 1 Day
  • Real-World Strategic Partnerships Joint Case Studies: Aldi & Teenage Cancer • Care International & Diageo • Heathrow & Duke of Edinurgh's Award • Fareshare & The Trussell Trust • Clic Sargent & Morrisons • TSB Bank & Sported
  • Pitfalls & Fails Panel! We Know It's Not Always Smooth Sailing... So Learn To Overcome Hurdles & Maintain Partnership Success
  • Separate Corporate & Charity Hot Topic Dedicated Breakouts: Choose Your Stream & Learn From Like-Minded Peers
  • 5th Annual Event With A 97% Satisfaction Rating Year-On-Year
  • 5 Networking Peer-To-Peer Debates Including: A. CSR B. Volunteering C. Pitching D. How long should a partnership last? E. Digital & Technology
  • Quiz The Corporates! Learn To Align Your Pitches & Strategies With Corporates' Expectations
  • New Central London Networking Venue
  • Limited Bursary Places Available!

Can you help corporates and charities drive partnership success and impact? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@partnershipsconference.com.

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before the end of the day for just £1,999 +VAT (save £500). Click here to book your stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition stand space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

5 Years Leading The Corporate Charity Partnerships Industry & An Average 97% Satisfaction Rating... Here's What Previous Delegates Think:

  • "Exceeded expectations - a lot of food for thought from inspiring speakers." Gatwick Airport
  • "A great snapshot of the latest thinking in corporate partnerships from both sides of the fence." Arthritis Research UK
  • "Informative and well thought through. Diverse speakers." Alzheimers Research
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The Strategic Win-Win Corporate Charity Partnerships Conference Agenda. To View The Full Programme, Click Here.

08.30 Registration, Coffee & Speed Networking

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Morning Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
Kathryn Baddeley, Head of CSR, Cisco UK & Ireland


09.20 Insights & Methods To Establish & Develop A Clear Strategic Partnership Synergy That Can Grow Over The Next 2-5-8 Years

John O’Maoileoin, Corporate Responsibility Director, Aldi Stores LtdLaura Zabel, Lead Account Manager, Teenage Cancer


09.40 Take Your Communication Strategies To The Next Level With Fresh Insights & New Technologies For Genuine, Long-Term Staff Engagement

Paul Broadhead, Head of Community Investment & Education Outreach, Rolls-Royce Plc

Laura Haigh, Corporate Responsibility Manager, L’OréalHannah Sardar, Internal Comms Manager, easyJet
Jonathan Collinge, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, adidas Group North Europe


10.10 So, What Has Changed? Effective Techniques For Monitoring & Reporting The Value & Impact The Partnership Has Truly Had, Not Just ROI

  • Lucy Dormandy, Group Senior Manager Corporate Responsibility, Aviva Plc
  • Henrietta Jones, Deputy Head of Corporate Partnerships, British Red Cross

10.30 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


11.00 Care Leaver Covenant

Matthew Gordon, Chief Executive, Spectra First Ltd


11.20 The Nitty Gritty Of Getting Past The Initial 1-2-3 Years To Ensure Your Partnership Transforms Into A Significant, Long-Term Partnership Which Maximises Results For Both Partners

Perspective One:

  • Verity O’Shaughnessy, Partnerships Manager - Private Sector Engagement, Care International UK
  • Amanda Smith, Global Sustainability Manager, DIAGEO

Perspective Two:

  • Fiona Tice, Talent & Development Director, Heathrow
  • Caroline Glen, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award


12.10 The Conference Will Now Diverge With Separate Streams For Corporate Attendees & For Charity Attendees


12.10 Align Your Pitches & Strategies With Corporates’ Expectations To Optimise Your Chance Of Success & Ensure Your Programmes Tick All The Right Corporate Boxes

  • Tom Harding, Corporate Affairs Manager, Asahi UK Ltd UK
  • Jonathan Collinge, Corporate Social Responsibility Manageradidas Group North Europe
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12.10 Get To Grips With The Latest Trends & New Innovations That Could Take Your Partnerships To The Next, Strategic Level

Claudia Candiotto, Specialist, Corporate Responsibility EMEA, Hilton

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The Delegation Will Now Reconvene For Subsequent Sessions.


12.40 Insights & Methods To Establish & Develop A Clear Strategic Partnership Synergy That Can Grow Over The Next 2-5-8 Years

Lindsay Boswell, CEO, FareshareSamantha Lane, Head of Fundraising, The Trussell Trust

13.00 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners


13.30 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) How Long Should A Partnership Last?
Eva Halper, Director, Corporate Citizenship, Credit SuisseSotonye Oye-Somefun, Associate Director, Major Gifts, Europe, Room to Read UKNathan Byrd, Senior Advisor, Education Finance, Opportunity InternationalNicola Hughes, Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive, Plan International UK

B) Strategic Arts Partnerships

Lisa Ramsell, Head of Corporate Development, Royal Shakespeare Company

C) Volunteering

D) Pitching
Alexander Killick, Head of Corporate Partnership, National Trust

E) Harnessing Digital Channels & Technology

14.00 Co-Chairs’ Remarks

Mark Wakefield, Corporate Citizenship Manager, IBM UK


14.10 It’s Not Always Smooth Sailing! Best-Practice Tips & Advice On Overcoming Hurdles To Maintain Partnership Success

  • Katie Buchanan, Head of Sustainability, Virgin Media

  • Fran Fay, Group Director of Corporate Responsibility, FirstGroup Plc
  • Kate Gibson, Vice President Global Corporate Responsibility, IHG


14.40 Insights & Methods To Establish & Develop A Clear Strategic Partnership Synergy That Can Grow Over The Next 2-5-8 Years

  • Joanna Hancock, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Clic Sargent
  • Joseph Clark-Bland, Corporate Affairs Charity & Community Specialist, Morrisons


15.00 Insights Into The Latest Trends & New Opportunities To Harness For Mutually-Beneficial, Strategic-Level Volunteering & Skill-Sharing Programmes

15.00 Perspective One
Bola Gibson, Head of Community Engagement, TSB Bank

15.20 Perspective Two
Jane Boulton, Zurich Cares UK Manager, Zurich Community TrustKathryn Berry, Head of Member Services, Sported

15.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


16.10 Gain Ideas, Inspiration & Advice On Innovating Fundraising Activities In The New Landscape To Maintain The Financial Benefit Of Partnerships

John English, Head of Charity Partnerships, Premier Inn

Lizzie Bekhradnia Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Age UK


16.40 Overcome The Challenges As Seen In The Latest Press Headlines & Ensure You Have A Solid Partnership Strategy To Protect Partnership Relations

Alex Lankester, Head of Private Sector Partnerships, Oxfam GB

17.00 Official Close Of Conference

For more information or to get involved in The Strategic, Win-Win Corporate Charity Partnerships Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@partnershipsconference.com.