COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Review Haymarket Media Group's Coronavirus Policy and booking term revisions for all CIPD events.

The official meeting platform for the CIPD Festival of Work

The CIPD Festival of Work is enhancing your event experience by bringing you Festival Connect, an official meeting platform for visitors and exhibitors at the event. The free to download app will give you full exposure to the hundreds of exhibitors and festival-goers in attendance, allowing you to book meetings in advance and maximise your time spent out of the office.

How will Festival Connect benefit you?

  • Save time by pre-booking meetings to help manage your event schedule 
  • Book in meetings with your key target audience to get your brand noticed
  • Receive meeting requests from attendees who’d like to discuss your products/services
  • On-site SMS, email meeting reminders and concierge service to aid meeting delivery 
  • Download your schedule with your meeting partners contact details 
  • Search by sector, products, job title and location 
  • Access an entire database of exhibitor contacts and see who else in your industry is attending
Festival Connect is coming soon. Stay tuned for its release! 
"Extremely beneficial on a number of counts - networking, understanding new developments, systems and opportunities in the marketplace."
2019 exhibition attendee