Inspiring Town Halls and Meetings Webinar

New ways to attract and retain top talent through employee communications

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019
2-3:30 p.m. Eastern time

Price per location: $299

Do your meetings inspire or bore? Join to make the leap from mediocre to marvelous in 2019. You'll discover new ways to transform your town halls and meetings into more exciting employee experiences—thanks to hands-on instruction from Diana Kowalsky (REI), Golda Akhgarnia (Jack in the Box) and Stacie Barrett (Domino's Pizza). You'll learn how to foster fun, drive dialogue, boost morale and engage employees with simple storytelling principles and the latest digital tools. This is one event you can't afford to miss if you want to connect employees to your purpose and mission.


2-3:30 p.m. Eastern time

Mediocre to marvelous: How to make the leap with meetings that inspire and inform

You're wasting resources if your town halls aren't creating unforgettable experiences that move employees to act. Join to give your meetings a makeover that fosters fun, drives dialogue, boosts morale and encourages collaboration.

You'll learn how to:

  • Help execs connect with employees using fun, cost-effective ideas
  • Foster trust with more interactive, purpose-driven town halls
  • Harness storytelling to excite employees regardless of their location or title
  • Streamline agendas and arrange rooms to keep everyone interested
  • Add new apps, gamification, video, chat and social media to your program
  • Emulate big wins with lessons from REI, Domino's and Jack in the Box



Stacie Barrett

Director of internal communicationDomino's Pizza

Stacie Barrettis thedirector of internal communicationat Domino's. She's responsible for digital and in-person communication to franchisees and corporate team members worldwide. She specializes in integrating messages from all areas of the company into simple, coherent and digestible communications. She leads a team that strategically tells stories through a robust intranet, lighthearted newsletters, compelling video and world-class events. She also leads Domino's Worldwide Rally, an event that is translated into nine languages and brings 9,000 franchisees and team members from over 85 countries to Las Vegas for education, inspiration and celebration. @StacieB

Golda Akhgarnia

Director of internal communications, Director of diversity and inclusionJack in the Box

Golda AkhgarniajoinedJack in the Box Inc. in 2011 and is its internal communications and diversity and inclusion director. In her role, shedrives employee engagement and company culture using a variety of channels, including intranet, newsletters, all-staff meetings, executive videos and digital monitors.She also works with senior executives to deliver strategic messages to employees. Golda previously worked at San Diego State University as a media relations specialist and at the San Diego Museum of Art as a public relations coordinator. She earned a B.A. in communication studies with a minor in Latin American studies from UCLA.

Diana Kowalsky

Director of communications and public affairsRecreational Equipment Inc. (REI)

Diana Kowalsky is director of internal communications and public affairs forRecreational Equipment Inc. (REI),the nation's largest outdoor retail co-op. She leads a team focused on building trust with the people at the core of the co-op: its staff. REI cultivates its culture through human moments of pride and recognition, sharing REI's story, fostering organization-wide conversations, leading the co-op through change and building confidence in leadership.

Don't miss this Webinar on Tuesday, August 22, "Inspiring Town Halls and Meetings". You and your team get access to the video recording for six months, as well as all speaker presentations.




If you spend a fraction of your time in the following areas:

Internal communications • Storytelling • Writing and editing • Visual and video communications • HR

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