Meet our 2024 Exhibitors
AKD Solutions (AKD) is an international organisational change consultancy whose purpose is to stimulate brilliance. Through the solutions we offer, we have already unlocked potential, creativity, and next-level thinking in hundreds of businesses and thousands of people.
We develop bespoke learning packages that challenge working norms, encourage meaningful change and inspire excellence.
We support leaders to become architects of the future. We disrupt the status quo to connect people to their potential, help customers fall in love with your brand and embed equality, diversity and inclusion into your company’s DNA.
For further information please visit: www.akdsolutions.com
Amazing Apprenticeships is a leading organisation in the education sector, working with schools, colleges and employers, tackling misconceptions and promoting the benefits of apprenticeships and technical education.
The Genie Programme is a unique immersive course, designed and delivered by Amazing Apprenticeships which enables apprenticeships and early talent managers to explore the many challenges faced by disadvantaged and diverse applicants. If you’re looking to achieve greater social impact through your apprenticeship programmes – this is for you.
We will help you to grow personally and professionally and to affect positive change in how to attract, support and develop diverse talent.
For further information please visit – www.amazingapprenticeships.com
Over their many years of working with leaders across multiple sectors, Collaborators and Executive Coaches Anni Townend and Lucy Kidd have identified several critical attributes and behaviours shared by successful teams. They’ve translated these learnings into the Collaboration Equation weaving together the essentials of meaningful human to human connection.
We invite you to join us in conversation at the d&i Global Forum to explore how you can activate and sustain your D&I strategy by building a culture of care and connection in which people thrive together through finding their Collaborative Edge. We look forward to connecting with you!
For further information please visit: www.collaborationequation.com
Diversity and Ability (D&A)
Diversity and Ability (D&A) is a multi-award-winning social enterprise led by and for disabled people. We inform and advocate for intersectional neurodiversity and disability inclusion through technology, training and talent.
Through bespoke workshops and training programmes, consultancy, audits, and individualised 1-to-1 support, we create positive and lasting culture shifts. D&A informs policy and pioneers projects across the education and workplace sectors, as well as developing training programmes and support to those excluded from these spheres.
With 85% of our team self-identifying as disabled and/or neurodiverse, everything we do is underpinned by a recognition that lived experience brings strength and value to our society. We’re using those lived experiences, alongside our passion and expertise for celebrating diversity and fostering authentic inclusion, to create a world in which everyone can participate and thrive.
For further information please visit: www.diversityandability.com
Evenbreak is a specialist job board, designed and delivered by disabled people for disabled people.
We help businesses attract and retain more talented disabled candidates, and be seen as inclusive employers of choice. Advertising all your vacancies on the UK’s most accessible job board is a powerful demonstration of your commitment to disability equality.
Much more than just a job board, we also support you internally to become more inclusive, and promote you externally as a great, inclusive and progressive place to work.
For further information please visit: www.evenbreak.co.uk
We create experiences that enrich working lives and inspire lasting change in culture and behavior. We blend science and creativity across all of our work, with deep expertise in change, communications, EVP, employee listening and belonging.
We believe that DEI and wellbeing objectives can only be met through rigorous, intentional application at every step of the employee experience. We call this “Applied DEI.” We partner with our clients to discover their specific DEI and wellbeing challenges, engage their people through deep listening, and collaborate on ways to enact the lasting change they need.
We help turn DEI commitments into actionable initiatives. From attraction and retention, to leadership development and beyond – we examine how DEI is represented across the entirety of the employee journey.
For further information please visit: www.forty1.com
Liberare Consulting is a DEI, Leadership and Executive Coaching Consultancy bringing you big consultancy expertise in a boutique consultancy way.
We offer a range of DEI consultancy and training services, and are looking forward to meeting you at the d&i Leaders Global Forum to introduce you to our The Inclusive Team™ book, framework, and diagnostic.
This model on the right represents our philosophy that DEI should be integrated into the everyday operations of an organisation, and will help you build teams that are both inclusive and high performing.
For further information please visit: www.liberareconsulting.co.uk
Mastering Your Power
At Mastering Your Power we understand that talent is everywhere, opportunity isn’t.
We help our clients build a diverse and inclusive pool of internal coaches and future leaders.
Our pioneering accredited coach training framework and tools are uniquely designed with the golden thread of inclusion, belonging, equity and diversity running through the whole programme. These tools are helpful for boosting allyship and performance in business. Bridging the gap between awareness and action.
For further information please visit: www.masteringyourpower.com
MindView – The Best Mind Mapping Software
Fall in love with work again. Be more productive and unleash your creativity. Let’s get things done!
MindView AT has been designed to support individuals with neurodiversity’s such as dyslexia, autism and ADHD.
Mind mapping helps to overcome barriers around reading and writing, executive function and processing skills.
For further information please visit: www.matchware.com/mind-mapping-software
Radius develop and empower employee networks, resource groups and EDI Champions for the world’s biggest brands.
From Meta, EY and Toyota to Bank of America and Expedia, we put employee networks and EDI Champions at the heart of organisations and unlock their potential to ignite change.
We’re unique because our prime focus is on developing employee networks to support the EDI ecosystem and its overall business impact. We do this by training, supporting and connecting all of the key people involved in a network’s success, from Leads, Committee Members and Sponsors to Line Managers, EDI Champions, Teams and Councils.
In thousands of global workspaces, for companies big and small, we’re changing the way organisations deliver and embed EDI from the bottom up. When you partner with us, we’ll help you to change your business for the better and join a global movement of thousands of organisations who are creating truly inclusive workspaces, where everyone feels they belong.
For further information please visit: www.radius-networks.org
Springpod is a careers platform where students can experience the world of work and university before they apply.
Springpod supports employers to engage their future workforce through virtual work experiences and our all-in-one suite of student attraction, engagement and conversion tools.
With over 400,000 young people from 5,000 schools, colleges and Universities, Springpod supports employers with their ED&I and social mobility outreach and engagement goals.
For further information please visit: www.springpod.com
Talking Talent: Success through belonging
Talking Talent is a team of business psychologists, coaches, talent specialists, and diversity leaders committed to creating workplaces where everyone feels valued and respected. With almost two decades of experience, we know that the best way to ensure business success and resiliency is by building spaces where people feel like they truly belong.
Through our coaching-led approach, we help individuals and organisations develop the skills and behaviours they need to create a culture of belonging. We work with our clients to:
- Challenge old habits and assumptions
- Maximise strengths and talents
- Improve wellbeing
- Build sustainable change
For further information please visit: www.talking-talent.com
At Texthelp, we believe everyone deserves to understand and be understood. Our products help people at work achieve more by making reading and writing easier. We help create inclusive workplaces where employees can feel able to bring their whole selves to work.
Our inclusive software Read&Write allows us to instantly support the huge numbers of people in your organisation with a neurodivergent condition or who struggle with digital text in some way. It’s a powerful set of reading and writing tools to help an increasingly neurodiverse workforce thrive.
For further information please visit: www.texthelp.com
Utopia is an award-winning culture change business. Founded in 2017 on the belief that business could be better, we help clients around the globe create inclusive, healthy & entrepreneurial workplaces.
The data is clear: inclusive businesses are more productive businesses. Our methodologies have enabled some of the world’s largest organisations to build inclusive cultures that drive productivity, engagement and creativity, in the long-term.
We’ve delivered strategic and impactful culture change programmes with world class businesses such as Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Google, Kellogg’s, KP Snacks, Nestlé, Nomura, Spotify and Universal Music.
For further information please visit: www.weareutopia.co
VERCIDA Consulting is a specialist inclusion management company. They provide a range of expert services including:
Training: Underpinned by research from the three inter-connecting fields of social psychology, neuroscience and behavioural science, our never off the shelf programmes include conscious inclusion, unconscious bias, let’s talk about race, inclusive leadership and others.
Consulting Services: Our consulting services include culture and inclusion diagnostics, developing local and global ED&I strategies and organisational policy reviews.
Making inclusive change happen.
For further information please visit: www.vercidagroup.com/consulting