Nearly 300 people working in public sector communications and digital transformation met in London on 20 September for the ninth annual Granicus Digital Engagement Summit. A further 450 viewers tuned in to watch the livestream. From crisis communications management to storytelling best practices; bravery on social media to outcome-focused email marketing, the packed agenda left attendees feeling inspired and equipped with new ideas and case study examples to help strengthen connections between public services and the people they serve.
Missed the event or want to watch it all over again? Check out the photos, recap blog, presentation recordings and slides below.
“This was such a fantastic event, I feel so inspired! Afterwards I took the storytelling best practices back to my team and opened up a conversation with senior leaders about the mental health among our comms community.”
– Emma Harding, Senior Communications Specialist, Environment Agency
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As a dedicated public sector communicator, you have to think smart, work hard, and create digital campaigns that capture public attention, embed understanding, and inspire action. And for that, we think you deserve recognition.
At this event we awarded five winning entries. Congratulations to the 2018 Digital Strategy Award winners for their effective and innovative use of digital tools to support outcome-focused public programmes and services.