The events of 2023 will be reflected in the popular conference themes of 2024. From the geopolitical climate to sustainability, audiences will want to feel healthier and learn more about our planet. Business owners must adapt to the new rules and regulations, meaning political speakers will also be in high demand.
2024 will be a year of recovery: financial, emotional, environmental and physical. For staff working from home, businesses will be eager to ensure optimum teamwork through teamwork speakers and better HR practices.
Check out our predictions for the top corporate event themes for 2024, then contact Champions Speakers to discover the perfect speaker for your event.
Environment & Sustainability
As COP26 takes place towards the latter end of 2022, many business owners will pledge to transform their impact on the planet in 2024. From reducing their carbon footprint to recycling and ESG investing, there are several ways we can all become better climate champions, particularly in business.
Since January 2021, businesses have faced new rules and regulations in light of the Brexit transition. Affecting trade, importing produce and employment, political speakers are regularly booked to shine a light on the UK’s future outside of the EU. In 2024, Brexit will continue to be one of the most popular conference themes, due to its topical nature and nationwide impact.
Considering the ongoing discrimination many communities face, it is no surprise that diversity and inclusion are featured on our list of trending conference themes for 2024. Businesses are being held accountable for the different genders, races, abilities and sexualities welcomed by their company. As such, more clients than ever will value the power of diversity and inclusion speakers.
A key emphasis of company conference themes will be business and financial recovery. Since the financial crisis, many organisations are rebuilding their consumer base and profits, while adapting to safety requirements. Therefore, business, finance and economics experts will be popular among corporate clients, who wish to kickstart their company’s recovery.
Following the recent global events, audiences will have an increased interest in their emotional wellbeing, as well as their ability to endure hardship. Particularly powerful as a corporate conference theme, businesses have seen a rise in workplace burnout in 2022, reflecting the need for better mental health support in 2024. Mental health speakers will be essential for reigniting the UK workforce.
From the international conflicts and energy price increases, 2022 followed the trend set by 2021 of hardship and adversity. As such, overcoming adversity will be an important skill for audiences to learn in 2024, as we look towards a happier and brighter future.
The workplace of the future will be a far cry from the office cubicles of the late 20th century. Covid-19 forced British businesses to embrace home working; for many, the benefits of remote operating have changed company policies forever. Workplace culture remains one of the most important corporate themes, and with 2024 continuing the shift in the status quo, business owners will be eager to both adapt and ensure employee performance.
Similarly to the topic of mental health, mental resilience will be as popular in 2024 as it was in 2023. Conference organisers will be eager to discuss emotional wellbeing and explore techniques for enduring immense pressure and hardship with audiences. Mental resilience speakers are essential figures in the quest for stronger mental health.
Teamwork and team building will be some of the best conference themes of 2024, due to the increase in remote working. Teamwork speakers will reignite social cohesion, especially in the workplace, where employees now have to navigate a very different style of working.
This years’ annual conference themes will reflect the crises faced in 2022, from climate change to financial crisis. To book a speaker for your 2024 event or conference, contact the Champions Speakers agency on 0207 1010 553 or complete our online contact form to receive your free quote.
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