Ragan's

Future of
Communications

Conference


NOV. 1-2, 2022 • NEW YORK CITY

COMMUNICATIONS WEEK™

CAN'T MISS COMMS EVENT OF 2022

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Meet the moment • Engage stakeholders
Build reputation • Shape strategy • Craft messaging

Join your peers during Ragan’s Communications Week on November 1-2 for a must-attend conference to help you refine and align your strategies with the future of communications, hone your business acumen to position yourself as a future leader and better understand the tools and technology that will get you there. Industry experts will teach you the skills needed to meet the next horizon of employee communications, social purpose and DE&I, leadership communications, technology and more.

This conference will feature real-world tips and tactics from leading communicators. Our speakers will share how they effectively measure and report to reflect the needs of emerging audiences, refine media relations strategies to build stronger relationships amid changing newsroom trends, integrate emerging tools and features on social media to earn more engagement with audiences, foster stronger agency-client relationships and more.

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TECH • TALENT • MEDIA • REPUTATION • CRISIS • DEI • CULTURE

THE COMPANY YOU WILL KEEP

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTER
Chief Growth Officer
Triller
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Global Head of Content & Digital
Nestlé
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Senior Director, Public Relations
Amtrak
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Director, Corporate Communications
Entergy
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Communications Director
C-SPAN
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AGENDA

Full agenda coming soon! Top things you’ll learn at this conference:

How to strategically embed communications skills and best practices among various teams across your organization
Tips for negotiating larger PR budgets with leadership
How to set benchmark goals and measure the effectiveness of your DE&I efforts
Tips for making space for difficult dialogue without placing the burden on employees from diverse backgrounds to drive conversation
Best practices for using inclusive language in your communications and hiring practices
Storytelling strategies to ensure your external communications are driven by employees with diverse perspectives
How to tie your communications efforts to your organization’s goals, whether it’s revenue, sustainability or governance
Strategies for constructing coverage reports that include KPIs tied to revenue growth that get leadership’s attention
Ways to spotlight employee culture and experiences that resonate with prospective hires, including testimonials and blog posts
Relationship-building practices that set your brand, organization or clients up for positive coverage
New strategies for measuring the effectiveness of your coverage as it relates to audience sentiment and crisis communications
The new tools and features on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn that matter most to communicators
Tips for creating conversation across all social media platforms that aligns with changing algorithms and user behavior
What expectations are generally considered reasonable and unreasonable to ask from your agency
How to give constructive feedback to agency partners that strengthens the productivity of your relationship

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SPEAKERS

Interested in becoming a 2022 speaker at this event?
Please reach out to Editorial Director Gideon Fidelzeid

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Certificate Future Comms

Each registration comes with a personalized Future Comms Conference Certificate of Completion for attending.

Plus, all attendees receive:
All slides and presentations from speakers and connection to our esteemed speakers.


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

SPONSORS

If you are interested in sponsoring this industry event and discussing the numerous
opportunities available to showcase your organization and product contact us at
sponsorship@ragan.com or 312-960-4204.

BACK LIVE AND BETTER THAN EVER!

Beyond the conference, enjoy exciting networking events and experiences around the city.

Business People Drinking After Work

NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY
The Rooftop at Edison Ballroom
Tuesday, November 1
4:30-5:15 pm

Join us for this reception for all conference attendees. Mingle with colleagues, PR and communications leaders at this can’t-miss networking cocktail party.

Reconnect with colleagues and make new friends as you are enjoying great conversations, superb food and drink.



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PRICING
Meet us in New York for the Future of Communications Conference
VIP Rate
Until 7/13
Advanced Rate
Until 8/31
Early Bird Rate
Until 9/14
Full Rate
Standard Registration $1399 $1499 $1599 $1699
Ragan Insider Registration $1149 $1249 $1349 $1449
Nonprofit/Gov/Edu Registration $1199 $1299 $1399 $1499
Conference Recording $699 $799 $899 $999
VIP Rate
Until 7/13
Advanced Rate
Until 8/31
Standard Registration $1399 $1499
Ragan Insider Registration $1149 $1249
Nonprofit/Gov/Edu Registration $1199 $1299
Conference Recording $699 $799
Early Bird Rate
Until 9/14
Full Rate
Standard Registration $1599 $1699
Ragan Insider Registration $1349 $1449
Nonprofit/Gov/Edu Registration $1399 $1499
Conference Recording $899 $999

Get your tickets early and save. Discounts are also available for the following:


Nonprofit/Gov/Edu Discounts

Save an additional $200 off current rates.


Group Discounts

Would you and your team like to attend? Group pricing is available when registering!


RAGAN COUNCIL MEMBER DISCOUNTS

Membership includes free registration passes. Contact Shallon Blackburn for more information on becoming a member.

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RAGAN INSIDER DISCOUNTS

Insiders receive $250 off current rates. Not a Ragan Insider? You can become one during registration for this event!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

For those who can’t attend the conference live, an on-demand option is available during the registration process

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

You should attend if you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these areas:

Public Relations • Brand Management • Internal Communications • Public Affairs
Executive Communications • Reputation Management • Crisis Communications
Issues Management • Social Media • Storytelling • Media Relations

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LOCATION
The Edison Ballroom
CONFERENCE VENUE
Edison Ballroom – South Ballroom
240 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
212.201.7650
edisonballroom.com
See below for recommendations on hotels in the area.


HOTELS

For your convenience when booking travel, here are some hotels that are near the Edison Ballroom in NYC.

Hotel Edison

Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square

Sofitel New York

Centric Times Square New York

The dress code is business casual.


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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in sponsoring this industry event and discussing the numerous opportunities available to showcase your organization and product in front of hundreds of corporate wellness, HR and communications professionals contact Hannah Lavelle at Sponsorship@ragan.com or 312-960-4204.

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REGISTRATION

For questions related to event registrations, please contact:
Shallon Blackburn
Head of Customer Service & Sales

 

SPONSORSHIP

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, please contact:
Hannah Lavelle

 

PROGRAM

For information on programming and speakers, please contact:
Joyceann Garippa
Content Director