Time: October 25, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Aloft Hotel
Street: Place Jean Rey
City/Town: 1040 Brussels
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/6tgqM
Phone: +32 473 98 00 87
Event Type: open, stage, -, networking, drink
Organized By: Minna-Marie Rosti
Latest Activity: Nov 28, 2012
IABC Belgium's first TEDx-style drinks evening with inspirational speakers. Their presentations will be followed by discussion and networking for communications professionals in Brussels.
We have identified two great presenters for our first autumn event: "Be the change" on 25 October.
1st Topic: Connect with, engage and inspire an audience in 10 minutes or less
Gerry Murray, Founder & CEO at Wide Circle
Gerry Murray is Founder & CEO of Wide Circle, a consultancy that works with organizations to enable their people to perform at their best, by providing services in three integrated areas: Communication, Learning & Change.
He combines his experience as a Trainer and Master Coach with over 25 years of performing in theaters worldwide to teach people how to bring their public speaking to the next level.
Gerry was on the IABC Belgium Board between 2003-2012 and served as President between 2005-2007.
Prior to founding Wide Circle in 2003, Gerry spent nine years at the world headquarters of DHL holding a variety of global roles in marketing, strategic planning, finance, investor relations, corporate communications and change. His early commercial experience was gained in sales and marketing management in the publishing & training industry.
2nd Topic: Regulation isn't everything: taking industry comms beyond the Brussels bubble
Brett Kobie, Communications Consultant
Brett is a seasoned transatlantic corporate communicator with experience in private sector, government and non-profit environments. He has held in-house roles with the Canadian and Flemish governments in New York and with the US Mission to the EU in Brussels. Brett has also consulted for a number of national, regional and municipal governments on both sides of the Atlantic, with the aim of improving their economic brands to attract investment and trade. He currently works in-house with Eucomed, the European Medical Technology Industry Association.
We look forward to welcoming you to what is sure to be an inspirational evening – and why not bring a colleague?
Your first drink will be complementary. Make sure to register in advance so we know how many to cater for.
Drinks start at 18h00 and the presentation at 18h30.
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