Each year we host over 40 events, meet amazing people, and are at the centre of the communications and advocacy community.

Evening drinks reception with Evan Davis

The BBC’s Evan Davis joined a packed ellwood atfield gallery last night for a drinks reception, hosted jointly with the fact checking charity Full...more

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Leadership and Team Building in Associations

"Leadership isn't something you are, rather something you do." [embed]https://vimeo.com/166802962[/embed] 12 Director Generals of Associations ...more

Nailing employee engagement

Event: The Employee Engagement Best Practice Showcase featuring TATA Consulting Services, Herbalife, TfL, News UK, PwC   This was a ...more

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Comms to ditch traditional stereotypes

The ellwood afield gallery hosted the PRCA’s conference to debate '16 for ‘16'  - 16 recommendations for great communications in 2016. The ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Internal go external at CIPR Inside Awards

Last night I had the pleasure of presenting the Best Change or Transformation Communication Campaign at the fourth CIPR Inside Awards, held at the ...more

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Brexit, get one step ahead

Despite the fact that the EU Referendum is due to take place before the end of 2017, and most pundits believe in June 2016, many businesses are ...more

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How to win (or lose) an election! The greatest hits and misses of election propaganda

General elections are fought and won on the ground, constituency-by-constituency, doorstep-to-doorstep, as well as in the air, in print, broadcast and...more

Written by Ben Atfield

Media Relations for Associations

Gareth Harding first dealt with how to engage  journalists so that they will take up your story line. He mentioned the need to address your audience ...more

Handling job search rejection

Getting a new job is no mean feat, handling the inevitable rejection is key to a successful search. From feedback to tailoring your cv, these are our ...more

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Trade law, dealing with unfair imports, making use of Trade agreements and more…

JULY 2016. Laurent Ruessmann, Partner at Fieldfisher presented an academy session on the importance of EU trade law for trade associations and NGOs. ...more

EU competition law compliance: how to stay out of trouble and more…

MAY 2016. Frédéric Louis, Partner at Wilmer Hale, presented on the essential need for compliance with EU competition law for associations.  ...more

Strategic thinking and planning for Trade Associations: key drivers for value creation

MAY 2015. Maria Teresa Scardigli, Vice President of Kellen presented at the Press Club. She underlined that strategic planning might occur at any ...more

Associations and the new EU: opportunities and pitfalls

All seats were taken as Richard Steel presented at the inaugural session of the Association Leadership Academy on “Associations and the new EU: ...more

Financial management, EU funding, tax and accounting matters for EU associations

Second Academy session presented and hosted by KPMG EU office. KPMG hosted a lively discussion on financial management for associations. Follow ...more

Royalty, Politics and War: the art of the Photojournalist

Award-winning photographer and co-owner of i-Images Picture Agency, Andrew Parsons has spent his career capturing the political campaigns that have ...more

Written by Ben Atfield

Five years of communications

We were delighted to mark the five year anniversary of Communicate magazine. Communicate magazine was launched after the communications industry ...more

Written by Ben Atfield

After Leveson: two views of the Press

The Leveson Inquiry raises profound questions about how business, public and even private communications should be conducted. This exhibition is our ...more

Written by Ben Atfield