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October 10th, 2024 | Kia Oval, London

Join us at the wonderful Kia Oval in London for a day full of insight and networking, all revolving around the theme of Trust.

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88 days 19 hours 55 minutes 40 seconds

It’ll be here before you know it!

What can you expect from the day?

  • Listen to speakers from a breadth of organisations, spanning several different sectors
  • We’ll cover 3 key areas: employee, public and consumer brand trust
  • Hear post-election economic insight from expert Mark Berrisford-Smith (ex HSBC)
  • Chat to fellow senior stakeholders to make new connections and share ideas
  • Optional post-event hospitality to extend the conversation
  • All complementary, you’ll be a guest of Murray
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“We had many discussions that we all found interesting and relevant. Every speaker gave something that will make a difference to our work lives, so incredibly beneficial, really enjoyed it”

Pete Fullard, CEO at Upskill People

“We had speakers from different sectors and the content was fantastic. It was eye-opening, thought provoking and definitely something we can take away from the event to our business”

Spokesperson, Topps Tiles

Our Speaker Line Up For 2024…

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The Agenda

AM - What is trust?

Format: Talk
Speaker: Tim Threipland – OD Practice Lead @ Franklin Covey

We run through the meaning of trust within the commercial environment and ways of measuring it, with real-life examples. Do you know your trust score in your business? What benefits do businesses really gain with high trust scores?

AM - A journey of trust

Format: Talk
Speaker: Paul Cowley MBE – Director of Rehabilitation @ Iceland

Paul talks about the journey of trust Iceland made when introducing their rehabilitation programme, helping prisoners secure employment once released.

A fascinating story that embodies the essence of trust at its core.

AM - Trust from the inside breeds success (fireside)

Format: Fireside
Speakers: Sophie Francis – Supply Chain Connectivity Lead @ Nestle & Catherine Fallon – Lead Consultant @ Power in People

We have a chat with Sophie and Catherine to find out what initiatives they have implemented at Nestle and other large businesses to foster employee engagement internally.

The results? Well, you’ll have to find out!

AM - Maintaining public trust in technology

Format: Talk
Speaker: Richard Potter – Director of Digital Strategy @ Microsoft

Synopsis to follow shortly

AM - Challenges in the public eye (panel – moderated by Tim Threipland)

Format: Panel
Speakers: Emma Connolly, Talent Development & Management Director @ CBI | Vinay Parmar, Founder @ Dhruva Star | Stuart Richards, Sector Leader @ Korn Ferry

Trust in organisations from a public eye perspective.

How do you acquire this?
Equally, how do you regain it if lost?

Our speakers have had a ring side seat in over coming the challenges that public trust throws at them. You’ll be given valuable take aways in how to tackle this.

PM - Brand = competitive advantage

Format: Talk
Speaker: Darren Sanderson-Williams, General Manager @ Specsavers

We’ll get an inside view of life at Specsavers where they focus heavily on brand and image, giving them a competitive advantage through excellent customer trust scores.

PM - Putting it all into practice

Format: Talk
Speakers: Miranda Elliott, Central Operations Director @ Card Factory

Helen Porter, Account Manager @ Murray Uniforms

Experts from Team Murray & Card Factory outline how you can overcome strategic challenges through the power of uniform.

PM - Let’s talk

Format: Breakout

We give you the opportunity to get your heads together and discuss various topics from the day,

A yearly favourite at Murray events, it’s the perfect chance to take some important ideas away with you, back to HQ!

PM - Economic predictions

Format: Talk
Speaker: Mark Berrisford-Smith – Independent Economist

To finish off the day, we segway to topical matters and give you an expert view of what could happen to the economy following the General Election.

An absolute must listen from Mark, who brings unrivalled insight into forces shaping our economy.

The Venue

Now in its 175th year, The Kia Oval can truly be called one of the best conference venues in London.

We’ll be hosting you in the amazing Ashes Suite, with a full wall of windows looking across the famous cricket ground.

For more information, including how to get there and access details, click here.


We hope you find the answer to your question below but if not, please don’t hesitate to ask us at

How do I register?

Please click on any of the ‘Register Your Interest’ buttons above and a pop up will appear, inviting you to fill in your details

How will I know if I have a confirmed place at the event?

Once registered, we will get back to you within 24 hours (often sooner) to confirm your place at the event. If this applies, we will send you a confirmation email and an Outlook calendar invite, to block it out in your diary

What’s the best way to travel to the Kia Oval?

We advise travelling by train as there is limited car parking at the venue.
Please visit for full details on driving, train, tube and bus/taxi options

What disabled access is there at the Kia Oval?

95% of all internal areas are wheelchair friendly.
Conference parking for Blue badge holders is available, please contact us to book this in.
For more details please visit

What are the start and end times?

Specific times will be published on this site when confirmed but we aim to start approx. 9.30am and end at 4.30pm

What is the dress code?

We want everyone to feel comfortable when attending our events but we advise business casual

I intend on driving there, are there any car parking spaces?

We have limited car parking at the venue so please inform us via for us to advise on available spaces. If full, we will advise you on alternatives.

I’m interested in the post event hospitality. Do I need to book?

No need to book although it’ll be useful to know by emailing us at We’ll be contacting everybody individually closer to the event to inform of our plans. We are looking into options to book a venue close to the Kia Oval for food and drink

Join us at the wonderful Kia Oval in London for a day full of insight and networking, all revolving around the theme of Trust.

Register Your Interest