Comms Reboot
The Communications Unconference

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Welcome to Comms Reboot – The Communications Unconference organised by Redefining Communications. 

Formerly The Big Yak , Comms Reboot is a communications event designed to inject some energy into your thinking and practice. Comms Reboot is not just for communications professionals. This year, we’re opening the event to senior client-side professionals interested in improving communication in their organisation

8 October 2022 | 09:30 - 17:00 | The Studio, Birmingham

** Tickets via Eventbrite – £49 per person | Ticket sales close 16 September 2022 **

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What's a communications unconference?

Comms Reboot is a full-day event:

  • We co-create the agenda together on the day
  • It’s a high-energy format fuelled by discussion and break-out sessions
  • Led and facilitated by experienced global communication experts 
  • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments are included in the ticket price!
  • There will be drinks afterwards.
Who is this communications event for?
  • Internal communications professionals
  • Independent practitioners
  • Leaders and business owners
  • Senior client-side professionals interested in improving communication.

Come and join us to re-energise how you communicate and engage your workforce.

Location – The Studio, Birmingham

The Studio: 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

What3Words: Villa, Fish, Doing

Nearest station: New Street Station (two minute walk)

Visit The Studio website for more information.


Time Session
Challenge Converse Confirm Consent Complete Concur
9:30 - 10:15 Arrival (Tea, coffee, pastries available)
10:15 - 11:00 Welcome Challenge
11:00 - 11:40 Session 1
11:40 - 12:15 Session 2
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch (Restaurant)
13:15 - 13:45 Afternoon Welcome (Challenge)
13:45 - 14:30 Session 3
14:30 - 15:15 Session 4
15:15 - 15:45 Afternoon Break
15:45 - 16:30 Session 5
16:30 - 17:00 Closing Remarks (Challenge)

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Reviews for this communications event

Brilliant day

Can’t believe how many of the topics raised are common to everyone.

Becky Handy Participant
The Big Yak

A unique event

New connections, new learning and new ideas. I value these days immensely.

Oli Howard Participant
The Big Yak

Awesome day

It’s not every day you spend time with people so passionate about internal communication.

Jessica Roberts Participant
The Big Yak

Jenni Field – Comms Reboot lead facilitator

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The day will be led by Jenni Field, a business communications strategist with nearly 20 years’ experience in communications. She has worked at director level for numerous organisations including the global pharmaceutical company Perrigo. Jenni was the 2020 President of the CIPR and is both chartered and a fellow of the Institute. She has been quoted by The Times, Raconteur and is listed in the Inspiring Workplaces’ Top 101 Global Employee Engagement and Experience Influencers. She has spoken globally about her research into deskless workers. She has also published Influential Internal Communication and The Field Report

As well as running her consultancy, Jenni speaks regularly for organisations and at industry events and co-hosts an award-winning podcast. Jenni works with organisations of all shapes and sizes to really make a difference, bringing a sense of calm among the chaos! Find out more about Jenni’s career journey

On the day, expert facilitators will be on hand for each break-out session. Our facilitators include global communications consultants, internal communications specialists, employee experience experts, executive coaches, and change experts.

Join us!

We are taking bookings via Eventbrite. Book now for an unconference like no other!

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