Following the triumph of last year's unforgettable event, the CIPD Festival of Work is back to infuse the world or work with festival energy!
Picture the perfect festival atmosphere, with two jam-packed days of interactive content, led by inspirational thought leaders and industry experts, enriching networking opportunities and immersive activities, taking place across the festival floor. The best part? It's all free! No fees, just an open invitation to a collaborative, inspiring, and transformative journey.
Across the festival floor you will discover a haven of immersive features for you to experience. The Wellbeing Village, Hackathons, People Library, Legal Drop-in Clinic and Meterverse are all back by popular demand. Complimenting them this year, we are excited to introduce the AI hub, Social Impact Village and a Fun Run on the morning of day two. It's not just professional knowledge; it's a holistic experience that nourishes the mind, body, and soul.
Over 150 expert inspirational speakers and leading experts, hand selected to present you with diverse topics and empower you to invoke positive change in your organisation. Dive deep into the future of work with immersive formats and exclusive insights.
Explore over 170 exhibitor stands, across the festival floor. Showcasing the latest innovations, workplace technology, and business management tools and services. It's an opportunity for an in-person discussion, hands-on demonstrations and gaining real insights into what can effectively be integrated into your organisation..
Access over 150 artists covering diverse topics from workplace transformation to organisational culture and leadership development. The festival will delve deep into the future of work, examining organisational design, change management, and the skills agenda, including green and digital skills, workforce planning, and more.
What does the future of work really look like? Join your peers in a journey to explore topics such as AI, hybrid working and ethics. Gain new understanding of organisational culture and leadership development.
This stage will bring together fairness and collaboration to look at positive actions and innovation within diversity. From looking into initiatives to challenging best practice, the artists will help welcome workplace growth.
From onboarding to retention, listening to employees has never been more vital to organisational success. Join us as we discuss how best practice ties into work satisfaction and how to use data you already own for people analytics.
Explore the role of comms within an organisation. Develop strategies to empower your team to take an active part in a organisational goals. Take away toolkits for employee advocacy and case studies on engagement.
Dissect the skills agenda to develop future skills. How do you effectively prioritise tasks and manage increasing workloads.
How do you tackle issues of trust or transparency? This stage will address themes such as pay equality, mental health, wellbeing and many other important topics for a modern organisation.
Managing physical and mental health is a complex topic. The artists on this stage will provide expertise and frameworks from their own professional career to help you asses existing or develop new frameworks for an ever changing world.