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.

Map your own experience with a free exhibition pass

Choose how you want to spend your time at the CIPD Festival of Work and bounce between live demonstrations,
immersive learning and self-care activities on the festival floor.

Your exhibition
pass includes:

  • Access to 250+ solution providers 
  • Choose from 70+ free learning sessions 
  • Access to the Well-being Village (yoga, massages, mindfulness)
  • Access to the official online meetings platform – Festival Connect
  • Speed networking sessions 
  • Entry to the CIPD Festival of Work after-party

If you’d like to further invest in your learning and upgrade your exhibition pass to include a conference ticket, check out the benefits of upgrading below.

Enjoy the freedom of the festival floor

Be in the same room as 7000+ people professionals and business leaders. Take advantage of the festival’s atmosphere and use the available speed networking sessions and the festival’s official online meetings platform Festival Connect, to build connections with leading suppliers and solution providers.

Gain access to 300+ exhibitor stalls.  Put you, and your company on the map of industry leading service providers and openly explore the very latest products that are relevant to your organisation’s needs. 

70+ free learning sessions
Take away strategies you can implement in the future. Choose from any of our four showcase arenas: Future of Work, HR Technology and Resourcing, Learning and Development, or Reward and Engagement and decide which of the 70+ free learning sessions delivered by industry experts you’d like to attend.

Well-being village
Have some well deserved rest and recovery at our Well-being village. Choose from yoga, mindfulness or any of our other relaxing activities.

“Great two days. I learned, I laughed, I listened and loved being with likeminded people. My first ever festival was a success.”
2019 delegate