AVADO are at the 2017 CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition


It’s only one week to go until the 70th CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition at Manchester Central! We’ll be there on both the 8th and 9th of November and would love to say hello, so please swing by stand F20 if you fancy a chat about any of our courses. Plus, everyone who pays us a visit will have the chance to enter our prize draw for the chance to win a free CIPD course!

“As CIPD Enterprises’ only official online learning partner, we’re delighted to be there” says Amy Crawford, Managing Director for AVADO Professional. “Expect the digital transformation of the people profession – including use of data and tech in learning – to be a key theme, along with the Apprenticeship Levy. Many businesses are now paying (but not using!) their funds, and there is still much confusion over to utilise that money effectively. In addition, HR are often the forgotten department when it comes to training, so the Levy could open up opportunities there, with great options for HR apprenticeship programmes.”

This year our friends over at Arch Apprentices will be joining us to help companies make the most of their Apprenticeship Levy funds through the use of digital training. On Wednesday at 10.15 Arch cofounder Ben Rowland will be giving a talk and Q&A session on ‘How to use digital to maximise your apprenticeship levy opportunity’ at the Topic Taster arena. If you’re looking to make the Apprenticeship Levy a big success, this talk is not to be missed!

Later that day at 16:15 AVADO’s own Laura Yates will be taking part in a “HR Ignite Labs” session in the Wellbeing and Engagement Arena, discussing digital transformation in the workplace alongside four other industry experts. “I’m very excited about attending the conference, and it’s great to see so many sessions where digital is featuring so heavily.” Says  Laura “From AI to Agile Working it’s brilliant that the HR communities are embracing digital trends” If you need a quick rundown of some of HR’s latest trends, this is going to be the place!

Finally, on both days of the show you’ll be able to experience a demo of our Future of HR and Learning Hub at 14:15 over at the CIPD stand. We’ll also be live tweeting on both days, so even if you can’t make it to Manchester keep your eyes on our twitter feed for regular updates on what’s going on. With so much on offer it’s looking like the event’s 70th anniversary may be the best one yet!


For more information about the event and the full list of exhibitors, visit the CIPD website.

George Ferguson

Posted November 2, 2017