Events

TAF Mock Tribunal

17/09/14 10:30

A Mock Tribunal… ARE YOU PREPARED? How would the threat of an employment tribunal affect you or your members business…? In truth, the impact of an employment tribunal on any business could be significant: • Management time • Employee motivation • Bad press and of course • The bottom line. Whether your members are SMEs, micro businesses or large corporates they need to be prepared for whatever happens next. Recent feedback from our members shows employment law causes a number of concerns...

Federation House
B18 6LT

CEO Luncheon with Leon Livermore, Chief Executive of the Trading Standards Institute

18/09/14 12:30

TAF would like to invite you to a Luncheon with Leon Livermore, Chief Executive, Trading Standards Institute After 25 years in Local Government Leon joined the Trading Standards Institute as its Chief Executive in February 2013. He started his career in Kingston-upon-Thames as a Trainee Trading Standards Officer. After qualifying he spent another 8 years working for Kingston before moving to Westminster, where he established 24 hour multi-agency in the West End. In 2003 he moved to Cambridgeshire and...

Elena's L'Etoile
W1T 2NG

Creativity in Corporate and Marketing Communications

30/09/14 09:30

Creativity in trade association communications is the art of capturing the attention and interest of people in the association’s target audiences – stakeholders, observers and commentators. How can we make our communications stand out against the 5,000 or so other commercial messages which UK citizens receive every single day? This workshop describes a series of tried-and-tested techniques for generating fresh and engaging ideas, both individually and in groups. The techniques are drawn from the work of...

The Union Jack Club
SE1 8UJ

PR Strategy and Planning

02/10/14 09:30

This workshop sets out to provide members with the tools, techniques and systems used throughout the PR industry to develop a PR strategy and construct a PR plan consistent with their association’s needs and resources. It starts with the association’s business objectives: how can managed media and stakeholder communication help achieve these objectives more quickly, efficiently and inexpensively? The workshop studies change: whose perceptions, feelings and opinions need to be changed, to what degree...

The Union Jack Club
SE1 8UJ

Social media management tools and understanding analytics

08/10/14 09:30

Social media management tools and understanding analytics and evaluation to demonstrate ROI Workshop Agenda: - Using social media to support communications strategy - Review of free/paid-for management and analytics tools - Review and live demo of paid-for tool Sprout Social - Understanding analytics for core social media platforms - Evaluating analytics This workshop will be run by Deeson Member Communications and will include: Keynote presentation, live platform demo and interactive Q&A...

The Union Jack Club
SE1 8UJ

Providing added value for association members through effective EU lobbying

15/10/14 09:30

Typically trade associations are experienced UK Government lobbyists, but for many association members EU legislation is just as important, or more so. So trade associations need to know how to lobby effectively on behalf of their members in Brussels. This one-day workshop will cover all the basics of professional EU lobbying by trade associations: explaining how power is shared between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the 28 Member States, offering a practical check list of do's...

The Union Jack Club
SE1 8UJ

CEO Luncheon with Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC

16/10/14 12:30

TAF would like to invite you to a Luncheon with Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress Frances is General Secretary of the TUC. Joining the TUC as Campaigns Officer in 1994, she launched the TUC’s Organising Academy in 1997. Frances headed the TUC’s organisation department in 1999, reorganising local skills projects into unionlearn which now helps a quarter of a million workers into learning every year. As Deputy General Secretary from 2003, Frances has led on industrial...

Elena's L'Etoile
W1T 2NG

CEO Luncheon with Iain Wright MP, Shadow Minister for Industry, Business Innovation and Skills.

23/10/14 12:30

TAF would like to invite you to a Luncheon with Iain Wright MP, Shadow Minister for Industry, Business Innovation and Skills. Iain Wright qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte & Touche, the global accountancy and professional services firm. He worked for Deloittes for seven years before joining One NorthEast, the regional development agency, where his role comprised of advising on governance and risk management. Prior to becoming MP for Hartlepool in 2004, Iain was also a Councillor on...

Elena's L'Etoile
W1T 2NG

TA Best Practice Exchange 2014

06/11/14 09:00

The 2014 TA Best Practice Exchange is fast approaching and this year sees the 12th anniversary! This unique event runs over a whole day, with specialised break-out sessions to ensure you get the most out of the event. You will be able to network and share knowledge, experience and best practice with over 150 other trade associations in a vibrantly innovative environment. Attendees will be able to: • Pre-book sessions relevant to you from a comprehensive list of over fifteen topics, and design a...

Hallam Conference Centre
W1W 6JJ

Choosing and Using a PR/PA Consultancy

13/11/14 09:30

This workshop is designed to help TAF members select the public relations or public affairs consultancy best suited to their needs, and to manage the relationship with the chosen firm so as to secure its best possible performance. The agenda covers putting together a ‘long list’, methods for reducing it to a ‘short-list’, drafting a brief for candidates invited to make a presentation, assessing the merits of the competing agencies, negotiating terms and conditions, and agreeing a service...

The Union Jack Club
SE1 8UJ