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Festival of Global People 2019

09 May 2019

The international management event of the year

Tuesday 14 May & Wednesday 15 May 2019 | 9am – 5pm

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, NW1 2AR Discounts and Complimentary Tickets:

HR and corporate GM Professionals use code FESTGM19 for your complimentary place (code use is strictly monitored).

Schools and education providers: please email for discounted places.

RES Forum, Next Gen GM, FOCUS, ARP and AoEC members: your discount code will either be in your latest newsletter, or contact

Book tickets for both the Festival and Awards Gala Dinner and receive 25% off. Select the advanced combined ticket.

The Festival of Global People returns to Central London to connect, inspire and support the people behind high performing global organisations.

Not to be missed by Global managers, HR and Global Mobility specialists, CEOs, Directors and Department heads looking to drive growth, manage and develop global talent and innovate in complex international markets.

To make a difference in your organisation book your early bird ticket today.

Over two days this unique event aims to bring a fresh perspective on how to build, engage and enable global teams to achieve sustainable growth through an exciting programme of keynote speakers and facilitated round tables, specialist interactive workshops and meet the expert sessions.

We will cover a range of topics relevant to all those managing global teams:

  • discover how to keep your global employees engaged
  • learn how to put inclusion at the heart of HR
  • discover how coaching and creativity can support your team
  • ensure corporate and employee compliance
  • explore talent and leadership development challenges

Exciting Programme

Ignite new ideas and gain a fresh perspective on how to build, engage and enable global teams to achieve sustainable growth: inspirational keynotes, facilitated roundtables, panel sessions, specialist interactive workshops and pre-booked appointments with industry experts.

Day 1 – 14 May Growth Market – International Schools and why they matter Jitin Sethi, Partner LEK

Immigration updates Brexit and beyond

India unlocking opportunity inbound and outbound Holly Creed – DXC Technology Simon Johnston – Icon Relocation Rohit Kumar, IKAN

Peer-to-peer empowerment: a win-win for expats, partners and employer Theresa Häfner and Lindsay Lydon – InterNations Business Solutions

Families matter – How to choose the right school Colin Bell, CEO, COBIS Plus leading schools, education consultants from around the world

Health & wellbeing to boost productivity and engagement

An inclusive workplace is a high-performance workplace Diversity and Inclusion panel Chaired by Dr Susan Shortland

Relocation hotspots unpacked for success


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