As event professionals, our job is to host people and while we can’t prepare for everything, it’s essential to develop an emergency plan that can be adapted to any situation. In Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority’s (MCCA) Public Safety Team at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) and the Hynes Convention Center, have taken their experiences to develop a comprehensive crisis management training program, starting with crisis communications.
5th Annual European HR Directors Business Summit
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5th European HR Directors Business Summit 27th – 28th May 2015 Barcelona, Spain The European HR Directors Business Summit will be moving to Barcelona for 2015! We feature the most successful European HR leaders to help you deliver exceptional people programmes which will drive your businesses forward. This Summit is designed for senior HR Directors with a European and/or international remit to gather, network, learn, debate and to share best practices in a highly stimulating environment. 2014 Highlights included: • Keynote speeches from leading experts from both within and outside the HR sphere, including Dr. Nicola Millard, BT’s Customer Futurologist; Liggy Webb, Best-selling Author on the topic of resilience; European Commission’sDr. Jörg Peschner Seconded National Expert, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; and Olivier Leclerc, Director of Innovation and intrapreunership at Alcatel-Lucent. • We enjoyed a spectacular dinner boat cruise after the first day. A lovely feast and wine were provided as we cruised the river spree in Berlin – Thanks to LIREA INTERNATIONAL for hosting such a great social outing! • We had two streams of content focusing on everything from Leadership development, strategic HR and business performance, OD and change, Social HR and engagement • Over 40 speakers from world renowned companies which included Mattel, Phillips Lighting, Lenovo, L’Oreal, JTI and World Economic Forum • Key-takeaways from this two day event, courtesy of our fantastic chairman, Mark Ellis,: Do not hide – be a visible and available manager (even if you manage remotely!); Learning Geek – This isn’t just for IT, be proud to be a learning geek; Care for your people – it is a moral obligation, especially if you are a HR pro; Strengths – Focus development efforts on your strengths, not your weaknesses; Embrace IT – use technology for good • Over 150 HR Directors and senior business professionals from across the global HR community attended under one roof