Upcoming Advatera member meetings

Here is a list of knowledge sharing meetings in the next 2-3 months. Keep an eye on this page as additional meetings are frequently added. Guests are welcome to join on a one-time basis to get to know the group. Fully sales-free, no agencies, no consultants.

Digital Managers & Social Media Austria

On-site meeting in Böheimkirchen German speaking
7 June 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Würth, Böheimkirchen, Austria
Nicole Moser
Digital & Content Marketing Manager, Würth Austria
Patricia Flasshoff
Senior Social Media Manager, Seven.One Entertainment GroupSeven
Volker Grünauer
Moderator, Advatera
  • Würth: Corporate Influencers auf LinkedIn
  • Einblicke in das Digitale Marketing bei Würth
  • Social Media Case Study von Patricia Flasshoff, Senior Social Media Manager, Seven.One Entertainment
    • Workshop: Power or Pain? Chancen und Challenges im Social Media Business
      Workshop zu Hacks, Tipps & Workarounds von Pro´s für Pro´s
    • Strategische und inhaltliche Führung sämtlicher Social Media Kanäle des TV-Senders sixx inkl. Contenterstellung, Monitoring, Reporting
  • Generative AI: Wie LLM (Large Language Models) grundsätzlich funktionieren; AI in der Content-Produktion; ChatGPT, vs Bard, vs BingChat; Adobe Firefly;
  • TikTok Case Study: Erfolgreiche Strategien und Kampagnen
  • Influencer-Marketing: Auswahl, Zusammenarbeit und Erfolgsmessung
  • Bringt eure eigenen Herausforderungen für offene Diskussionen mit
  • Wie immer: völlig werbefrei, ohne Teilnahme von Agenturen und Consultants.
  • Austausch für Digital- und Socialmedia-Manager*innen aus Österreich und Süddeutschland
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Interne Kommunikation, digitaler Arbeitsplatz Hamburg

On-site meeting in Hamburg German speaking
12 June 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Europcar Mobility Group, Hamburg, Germany
Daniela Obst
Head of Culture and Transformation, Europcar Mobility Group
Gabi Wüstenberg
Moderator, Advatera
Miriam Grether
Corporate Communication/ Unternehmenskommunikation | Head of Corporate Communication, Europcar Mobility Group Germany

Unter anderem mit:

  • Einblicke in die interne Kommunikation bei Europcar
  • "Zeit für Optimisten: Mit Corporate Influencern das Unternehmen transformieren"
    • Die Europcar Mobility Group befindet sich im Wandel von einer Autovermietung zu einem modernen Mobilitätsdienstleister. Für die Transformation und den kulturellen Wandel spielt die interne Kommunikation eine entscheidende Rolle.
  • Der digitale Arbeitsplatz von morgen: Trends und Vorhersagen
  • Wie AI unsere Jobrollen verändert, Beispiele von Tools abseits von ChatGPT, Dall.E und Midjourney
  • Bringt eure aktuellen Herausforderungen für die offenen Diskussionsrunden mit!
  • Netzwerken mit Kommunikationsmanger*innen aus Hamburg, Berlin und ganz Norddeutschland
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Online Session - Embracing change and driving innovation: The story of our virtual showroom project

Online Session English speaking
15 June 2023, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Nikki Parsons
Director of Digital & Event Marketing, Bachem

In this presentation, Nikki Parsons will share her experience developing a virtual showroom. She will discuss the challenges the team faced, how they adapted their strategy, and the innovative solution they implemented to achieve their goals. Nikki will emphasize the importance of embracing change and driving innovation to succeed in a rapidly evolving business landscape.

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Comms Forum 2023

On-site meeting in Wien English speaking
20 June 2023, 9.00 am – 7.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Haus der Ingenieure, Wien, Austria
Ainsleigh Walker
Internal Communication Senior Manager, EcoVadis
Alan McKenzie
SharePoint Intranet Manager, QBE Europe
Conor Lynch
Head of Internal Communications, TIP Group
Gwendolyn Kaiser
Online-Referentin, Vivantes – Netzwerk für Gesundheit
... and further speakers.

European conference on internal communications, digital workplace, and employee experience.

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Social Intranet, Digital Workplace, Employee Experience and Internal Comms London

On-site meeting in London English speaking
28 June 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Decathlon, London, United Kingdom
Carlota Cerdá
Business community manager and moderator, Advatera
Caroline Rheubottom
Senior Manager Internal Communications, Intuit
Marie Gonzalez
Moderator, Advatera

Knowledge sharing group meeting for experienced managers of internal communications from London and surrounding regions.

Topics include:

  • Decathlon comms insights
  • Increased use of AI and Automation in Internal Communications
    • This discussion explores the advantages of using AI technology for internal communications. AI technology like Chatbots and natural language processing will continue to play a larger role in streamlining internal communications processes. We'll examine the capabilities and limitations of tools like ChatGPT and discuss implementation best practices. Additionally, we'll address data privacy and security concerns.
  • Lots of time for open discussions, including
    • How we can increase the watch-rate of our weekly videos?
    • Which Internal Comms KPIs are you using?
    • Bring your challenge along…

The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. local time and is held at the Just Eat office in London.

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Internal & External Communications, Digital Workplace Switzerland

On-site meeting in Niederönz English speaking
28 June 2023, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Bystronic, Niederönz, Switzerland
Nathalie Zulauf
Corporate Communications Manager, Bystronic Group
Volker Grünauer
Moderator, Advatera

Experience exchange on corporate communications, internal communication and digital workplace.

Topics include

  • Insight into communication at Bystronic and their corporate comms strategy, by Nathalie Zulauf
  • Insights into the Bystronic intranet
  • HR-Comms: Positioning as a great place to work – finding talent through communication. Christopher Ruehl, Syngenta
  • Best-practice examples for successful digital communications
  • Strategies to improve internal and external communications
  • Generative AI
    • How LLMs (large language models) really work and why they sometimes give good sounding but still wrong results.
    • Midjourney and Adobe Firefly for image production – try it out, we will have test accounts at the meeting so everyone can try
  • Strengthening employee involvement and feedback mechanisms
  • Adapting to hybrid work environments and mobile working
  • Measuring success and analyzing comms initiatives
  • As always: plenty of time for open discussions

Based on the registration of English-speaking participants and colleagues from Geneva, the meeting may be in English. For collaborative activities and open conversations, we will ensure the availability of German breakout groups as well!

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Social Media & Digital Marketing Managers Switzerland

On-site meeting in Ibach-Schwyz German speaking
29 June 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Victorinox, Ibach-Schwyz, Switzerland
Alexandra Hinz
Senior Manager Digital Marketing, Victorinox

Knowledge sharing for ambitious Social Media Managers.

  • Insights into Social Media and Digital Marketing projects at Victorinox
  • Factory tour at Victorinox
  • Knowledge sharing on up-to-date developments in generative AI, including  relevant tools for digital marketing
  • Lots of time for open discussions around current challenges
  • As always: completely ad-free, no agencies, no consultants
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ifm electronic Intranet Demo

Online Session English speaking
11 July 2023, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)

Intranet Demo by Marie-Isabelle Mönnig, ifm electronic

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Online Session: Digital signage as global communication channel at Essity: technical solution - processes - content

On-site meeting English speaking
18 July 2023, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Stefanie Hoffmann
Communications Specialist Internal and Operations, Essity

Digital signage at Essity forms an important part of their internal digital channel mix, increasing reach into the organization in particular with shopfloor colleagues. In May 2022, they started setting-up an internally built solution which was successfully implemented in Q1 2023.

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Interne Kommunikation, digitaler Arbeitsplatz, Social Intranet - Düsseldorf und Umgebung

On-site meeting in Düsseldorf German speaking
16 August 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Düsseldorf, Germany
Event planned, register now to stay up to date

Social Intranet, Digital Workplace, Employee Experience and Internal Comms Geneva

On-site meeting in Lausanne English speaking
30 August 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Bobst, Lausanne, Switzerland
Volker Grünauer
Moderator, Advatera


Join our knowledge-sharing group meeting for experienced managers in internal communications, digital workplace, and employee experience from Geneva and surrounding regions of Switzerland and France.

  • Insights into digital workplaces and social intranets of participating organizations
  • Establish & drive metrics
  • Goals for the second half of 2023
  • How can AI tools become your assistant
  • Lots of time for open discussions
  • Fully advertisment-free with no agencies, no consultants

… more to come

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Digital Leadership Forum 2023

On-site meeting in Vienna English speaking
18 September 2023, 12.00 pm – 7.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Haus der Ingenieure, Vienna, Austria
Adriaan Bloem
Digital expert, speaker, author, Radagio
Andras Spiegel
E-Commerce Global Process Manager, Stellantis
Bardha Azari
Director of Strategic Communication, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
Bipasha Bhattacharya
Director Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific and Germany, CNN International
... and further speakers.

The 10th edition of our yearly Digital Leadership Forum!

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Interne Kommunikation, Social Intranet, digitaler Arbeitsplatz - Hamburg

On-site meeting in Hamburg German speaking
10 October 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Airbus, Hamburg, Germany
Doreen Löser
Internal Communications Manager, Airbus
Gabi Wüstenberg
Moderator, Advatera


Erfahrungsaustausch für ambitionierte Kommunikationsmanager*innen aus Hamburg und Umgebung.

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Social Media Switzerland

On-site meeting in Olten English speaking
17 October 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
FHNW, Olten, Switzerland
Christina Meyer
Head Performance Marketing, Helvetas
Martina Dalla Vecchia
E-Commerce, Online-Marketing, Social Media, Business Networking und Digital Leadership, FHNW


Knowledge sharing group meeting for experienced social media and digital marketing managers from Switzerland.

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Social Media & Digital Managers Österreich

On-site meeting in Maria Enzersdorf German speaking
9 November 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
EVN, Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
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Internal Comms Berlin / Potsdam

On-site meeting German speaking
5 December 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Universität Potsdam, Germany
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Internal Comms, Social Intranet, Digital Workplace Geneva

On-site meeting in Geneva English speaking
7 December 2023, 9.30 am – 4.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Givaudan International SA, Geneva, Switzerland
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Digital Leadership Forum 2024

Hybrid – Join online English speaking
16 September 2024, 12.00 pm – 7.00 pm (Amsterdam/Berlin/Vienna/Zurich)
Haus der Ingenieure, Wien, Austria

Our 11th edition of the Digital Leadership Forum.

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You can sign-up for the in-person meeting here.