Do you want to drive positive change in the world of work? Then come along to one of our face-to-face or virtual events to learn and connect with like-minded professionals and experts with the same ambition. Ranging from global conferences and exhibitions to local membership community events, our events bring you the very best in thought leadership, learning and networking opportunities.
Our annual conferences and exhibitions
Our annual conference and exhibitions curate world-class speakers and providers, to deliver inspirational thought leadership, case studies and practical guidance. Offering a range of content topics and formats, there’s something for everyone who wants to make a positive change to the world of work.
Ireland Annual conference, 17 May 2023Leading experts, thought leaders and senior practitioners will discuss how to create a dynamic people culture for sustainable performance. A unique opportunity to connect and learn with people professionals from across Ireland.
Northern Ireland Annual Conference, 18 May 2023An opportunity to connect with fellow practitioners across Northern Ireland in person, stay up-to-date with the latest developments and learn how to approach key issues unique to the profession within your region
Festival of Work, 7-8 June 2023This free festival in London brings together people professionals, business leaders and industry experts from around the globe, to share ideas about the world of work.
The future of work in Saudi Arabia, 21 June 2023Join us for a free day of learning and networking with more than 100 employers, senior business leaders government officials and CIPD members from across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Annual Conference and Exhibition, 8-9 November 2023A hybrid event that brings together the Global People Profession community, to share the latest research, insights and practice in the leadership and management of people at work.
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Specialist conferences and workshops
Our specialist conferences provide a deep-dive into key topics impacting people at work. Industry experts, latest research and practical case studies, will bring you up-to-speed with the latest evidence-based developments in the people profession and give you the confidence, knowledge and skills to make a real difference in your work.
Organisation Development and Design Conference19-20 April 2023: Advancing the impact of OD&D to meet the demands of evolving workforces
Employer Brand and Recruitment Conference26 – 27 April 2023: Leveraging your brand to stand out from the crowd for jobseekers
Reward and benefits Conference10 May 2023: Innovating your reward and benefits schemes during a period of economic change
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