Looking back at the 2020 govcomms festival

part of the OECD’s Government aftershock

In 2020, contentgroup hosted the inaugural GovComms Festival, a global conference about the future of government communication. The mission of the Festival was to explore the critical lessons in government communication that needed to be learnt after 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Festival was a part of the OECD’s Government After Shock program. We were proud to have not only the OECD as our partner, but also Griffith University, who put together 24 hours of educational content from experts and academics in government communication. At the end of the GovComms Festival, contentgroup CEO David Pembroke announced the launch of the GovComms Institute.

GovComms Festival Speakers 2020

The GovComms Festival hosted over 170 speakers who produced over 100 hours of content about government communication. Among them where local and national government communications professionals, senior public servants, leaders of multinational corporations, academics and representatives from world-leading NGOs.

The GovComms Institute is a place for government communicators from all over the world to discuss their common purpose, common challenges and common opportunities. It allows us to examine best practice, solve problems and make connections. Our mission is to prepare government communicators to make the most of digital transformation. The GovComms Institute is where you can find the recordings of the 2020 GovComms Festival. Sign up to the Institute below to receive updates on all things GovComms.

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