Bridge Talks 2019

More to come this Autumn 2019!

Courthouse Hotel, Soho, London

What is Bridge Talks?

Bridge Talks is a lecture series designed to inspire business minds on a variety of subjects relating to employee engagement, leadership and culture. Launched in 2014, each talk is delivered in a relaxed and easy-to-relate manner, allowing attendees to gain further insight into business, people and real solutions. One speaker, one topic, and a great networking opportunity.

The Format

Registration from 6.30 PM | Talk from 7 PM

BridgeTalks are held in an informal setting with only one engaging talk in an evening. The talk is to last approximately 40 minutes and will follow a brief introduction by a senior member of the Bridge Team. Post talk, there will be a 15-20 minute audience Q&A, followed by a networking drinks reception and opportunity to meet the presenter.

Upcoming Talks

June 12

Eugenio Pirri, Chief People and Culture Officer
We will see Dorchester Collection open up their doors to the amazing cultures that support their businesses. It will look at the important role that all employees play in delivering an outstanding customer experience and share their journey to putting in place a business case for culture.

January 29

Andy Barrow, Paralympian & Inspirational Speaker
As a triple Paralympian and former GB Wheelchair Rugby captain, Andy will share his insight into "Performing Under Pressure" and being able to balance attention to detail and the bigger picture in order to do that effectively.

February 19

Topic to be confirmed

Who talks?

Individuals with a significant background or expertise in people management, employee engagement, organisational culture management or brand experience are asked to share their passion, personal stories and professional experiences with other business minds.

Who attends?

Bridge Talks attracts a diverse audience, ranging from a variety of Senior Directors, HR, Customer Experience and Employee Engagement Managers. From SME to large corporations, all participants share a common interest in creative thinking whilst learning in an open, friendly and relaxed space.

Past Talks

Simon Lewis


2 July 2014

Duncan Slater


12 August 2014

David Marshall

Service Excellence

9 December 2014

Nic Marks


24 February 2015

Hamish Pringle

Brand & Culture

14 April 2015

Scott Northcutt

Employee Engagement

2 June 2015

Michael Chaskalson


15 September 2015

Robert Pratten


8 December 2015

Alison Esse


8 December 2015

Liggy Webb


26 January 2016

Karen Ward

Organisational Effectiveness

5 July 2016


Our goal
Our goal is to inspire and engage business minds, to expand their own perceptions and offer new and thoughtful insights to others.
What we believe in
At Bridge we believe that with the right vision, direction and support, people can do great things. Real-time communication is the key to business strategy, employee engagement and building a happy culture that inspires employees to want to be part of something greater.
We are about simplicity
One night – One presenter – One topic. Bridge Talks presenters deliver a clear and straightforward message supported by real-life, practical examples. We believe that to inspire action, new information must be relatable and usable – this is why our presenters share their stories in an accessible and captivating manner.
Why it's important
Customers and employees are looking to brands to become more authentic and genuine. As business leaders, we must look to the future of how best to ensure that they are supported by organisations that offer and deeper connection. Hence, BridgeTalks explores topics and insights that are transforming today’s business culture.
We are business minds sharing ideas
As professionals, we can learn a lot by simply coming together and sharing our common successes, challenges and ideas for the greater good of the businesses that we support. Following each BridgeTalk, we offer attendees the opportunity to network in an informal environment with the presenter and continue the dialogue through our BridgeTalks community.



Courthouse Hotel, Soho,


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