Create great people and great business

Join the CIPD Festival of Work on 15-17 June 2021 for three action-packed days of essential learning, networking and discovering. This is a chance to immerse yourself in a world of inspiration and discovery - designed to develop you, your people and your business.

The festival will take place as a hybrid event, so you can choose whether to attend virtually or, government guidance permitting, in person. You’ll discover new viewpoints and fresh ideas, while exploring how learning, technology and innovation can come together to shape remarkable organisations that put people first.

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The CIPD Festival of Work gives you the opportunity to access world-class conference sessions delivered by an unrivalled speaker line-up and a free-to-attend exhibition to explore new products, services and interactive experiences.


Find the right way forward to take on whatever challenges you and your business face right now.


Mix with leading suppliers and fellow festival-goers to create new connections, share ideas and tap into their insights.


Be inspired and energised by immersive areas where you can unwind, recharge and connect.

2020 speaker highlights

Hannah Fry

Dr Hannah Fry

Associate Professor Mathematics of Cities, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London

John Amaechi OBE

Organisational Psychologist, Director of the UK’s largest NHS Trust, and former NBA Player

Want to exhibit?

The CIPD Festival of Work is the perfect space to bring your product or service to life in front of a switched-on audience.