New London based HR event brings together HR and Sport
As the UK prepares to host the biggest global sporting event in the world, a new HR event Â– HR Performance 2011, is bringing together key figures from the sporting and business worlds.
Top UK HR figures such as Tanith Dodge, HR Director of Marks and Spencer plc, Jez Langhorn, Chief People Officer McDonalds and David Barker, Strategic HR Business Partner, Coca-Cola as well as UK sporting stars such as Clive Woodward, Sally Gunnell and Kriss Akabusi will be presenting in one of six themed Arenas.
Held at London’s Olympia on the 4th and 5th of October, the event will also feature an exhibition.
As well as the latest academic research and practitioner experience the event will also showcase top athletes who will describe how the lessons learned in becoming an elite athlete can be transferred to the world of business with outstanding results.
The Arenas will be themed:
• Getting the Basics Right
• Employee Engagement
• Going for Gold – Managing Performance
• Research and Innovation
• Talent ID
"We’re now just weeks away from what promises to be an exceptional event in the HR calendar. In additional to the incredible line-up of sporting legends and the retail HR practitioners mentioned earlier, Retail Bulletin readers will also be interested in the HR Manager at PepsiCo Pippa Wallace’s thoughts on “Building and Maintaining High Performing Teams”; Chrysalis Worldwide’s MD Floyd Woodrow MBE, on “Coaching to Elite Standards” and Pizza Express’ HR Manager Stephen Rockey on “How to Make Outsourcing HR Work”.
HR Directors will have access to a VIP lounge where they can network amongst their peers and guest speakers.
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