Happy Workplaces 2019 Speaker Announcement

In: BlogDate: Apr 01, 2019By: Claire Lickman

We are very excited to announce our speaker line up at our 2019 Happy Workplaces Conference.

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We are leading a movement to create happy, empowered and productive workplaces.

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You will hear from fabulous speakers who are creating happy workplaces:

  • Tracey Waters, Head of People Experience and Development at Sky UK: How to Make HR More Human
  • Traci Fenton, CEO of WorldBlu: Ten Great Examples From Some of the Most Democratic Workplaces on the Planet
  • Rosie Brown, Managing Director of COOK: Creating Growth by Placing Relationships at the Heart of Business
  • Derek Hill, Managing Director of Advanced Technology Solutions: Applying the Happy Manifesto in the Manufacturing Sector
  • Alison Sturgess Durden, Director, Business and Organisational Development at Mayden: Managing the Work, Not the People: Mayden’s Journey from Traditional Hierarchy to Autonomous Teams
  • Sarah Metcalfe, Head of Customer Services at SurePetCare: Creating Great Customer Experience Through Happy Workplaces
  • Henry Stewart, Founder and Chief Happiness Officer of Happy Ltd: Let’s Get Real on Empowering Our People
  • Cathy Busani, Group Managing Director of Happy Ltd: The Pursuit of Joy at Work

Each of these speakers will be sharing their experiences of creating happy and engaged workplaces, with great ideas that you can take back to your own workplace. You will also be able to meet with dozens of people who share a belief in building trust and freedom – we guarantee you will leave feeling inspired!

"We must have talked to at least 90% of the people in the room with the mix of speed networking, speaker questions for table discussions, break-out sessions and quick-fire breaks. If anyone is putting on a conference in the near future, have a chat with team Happy, I’m sure they would help you elevate the day and enable every attendee to come away raving about it.”

Nikki Gatenby of Propellernet on the 2018 conference

On Day 2, Henry Stewart will be hosting an optional masterclass at Happy’s HQ in Aldgate that will focus on the practical ways you can create a happy workplace.

Our Early Bird pricing ends soon on 29th April – tickets are currently £295 + VAT for the one-day, or £495 + VAT for both days. Visit the 2019 Happy Workplaces Conference page to learn more and to book your place.


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Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at lecari.co.uk.

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Next Conference: 2025 Happy Workplaces Conference

Our Happy Workplaces Conference is our biggest event of the year, and we'd love for you to join us on Wednesday 25th June!

Our 2024 event was our first ever hybrid event, and so we hope to run next year's in the same way. We will host up to 50 people face-to-face at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, London, and we can host up to 200 people online via Zoom. However you choose to join, there will be interaction, discussion, space for reflection and opportunities to network with others.

Stay tuned for full details of our speakers for next year's event. As always, our speakers share practical, hands-on ideas that you can implement to create happy and engaged workplaces.

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