SOURCE: GuideSpark

GuideSpark

April 14, 2015 10:00 ET

GuideSpark Announces Comprehensive Agenda for ENGAGE2015 Conference

Event to Explore the Future of Communications Through Cutting-Edge Ideas, Insights and Best Practices for Employee Engagement

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2015) -  GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, today announced the detailed agenda of events taking place during ENGAGE2015, the company's annual conference dedicated to showcasing the best practices and innovative solutions for enhancing employee communications.

Held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from Tuesday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (with a kick-off reception on Monday evening), ENGAGE2015 will connect attendees with HR thought leaders, industry experts and visionaries offering real-world solutions to address the challenges of employee communications and engagement. Designed for HR leaders and executives, employee communications and corporate communications managers, and people and culture leaders, the event offers an exciting line-up of industry leaders delivering thought provoking keynotes, plus workshops, educational sessions and networking opportunities that will provide attendees with best practices and inspirational ideas for reaching and engaging their workforce.

"The ability to communicate complex topics to employees, such as benefits and equity compensation, in a simple, engaging way has proven to be a competitive differentiator in creating a productive and satisfied workforce," said Keith Kitani, CEO of GuideSpark. "Our agenda for ENGAGE2015 will equip attendees with the latest insights and best practices for transforming their employee communications strategies. They will return to their organizations with new and creative ideas to positively impact employee engagement."

ENGAGE2015 will commence with a cocktail and networking reception the night of May 11, offering attendees the chance to unwind and connect with their peers. The following day begins with an opening keynote delivered by Evan Wittenberg, Senior Vice President People, for Box, who will discuss leading issues in culture and employee engagement. This will be followed by Kitani discussing how an effective employee engagement strategy can provide a competitive edge.

In addition, attendees will hear from speakers representing companies that have implemented successful engagement strategies, including EMC, Facebook, Southwest, Discovery Communications and Marriott Vacations Worldwide. The evening will conclude with a dinner and awards reception, in which GuideSpark will celebrate the efforts of people and culture leaders and employee engagement champions.

The final day of the conference, May 13, begins with sessions led by executives from OnDeck and IDC, who will highlight the value of creating an effective culture and explore the value of purpose-driven engagement. Attendees will also take part in a "fireside chat" with Steve Holoien, Senior Director, University HR Shared Services at Stanford University.

GuideSpark's ENGAGE2015 conference is made possible by the support of sponsors including Morgan Stanley, Willis, The ABD Team and Businessolver.

Additional information about ENGAGE2015 can be accessed at: http://www.guidespark.com/engage2015/.

A glimpse of what attendees can expect at the event can be found in GuideSpark's video recap of last year's event, ENGAGE2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z4xiQTtW-8.

About GuideSpark

GuideSpark, the leader in employee communications and engagement, transforms how organizations communicate and engage with their employees through customized video and mobile experiences for every stage of the employee life cycle, from onboarding to benefits, compensation and more. The solution is accessible via a robust platform that provides an interactive user experience and deep analytics on employee engagement. GuideSpark, named to the Inc. 5000 list of "America's fastest-growing companies," serves hundreds of enterprise customers across all industries and millions of employees. By leveraging content and technology, GuideSpark helps its customers transform their employee communications to increase engagement, create efficiencies by saving time and money, deliver consistent messaging and get peace of mind knowing that their employees understand the value of working for the company.

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