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Partner Day - looking ahead to 2024


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Date & time

  1. 8 September 2023 10:00 - 14:30


Theme – Influence and be influenced

Join us for Partner Day 2024 to hear our exciting plans, aims and vision for working with the private sector over the next 12 months and beyond.

This session will give you all the information you need to understand what’s on offer and how this is designed to create a unique and powerful relationship between Socitm and its partners.


  1. 09:30 Registration

    You will be warmly welcomed by Socitm at the registration desk where you can sign in and receive your delegate pass. You’re then free to start networking as well as helping yourself to refreshments including breakfast pastries.

  2. 10:00 Welcome & Introductions

    CEO Nadira Hussain will open the event by sharing Socitm’s aims over the next 12 months and vision for the future. She will focus on the role of partners within Socitm and the unique role they have in supporting innovation and transformation in the public sector.

    Nadira Hussain, CEO, Socitm

  3. 10:15 Institute

    Socitm Institute launched in June this year. Hear from Director Sam Smith explain how Institute will respond to the challenges our members and the wider sector face. Sam will also cover how Socitm will evolve with the institute central to this journey.

    Sam Smith, Institute Director

  4. 10:30 Working Together

    Hear from our partner who has worked with Socitm. Discover the relationships they have established with the organisation and with the public sector. Hear how working with Socitm has allowed them to build brand awareness and corporate image within a distinct target audience.

    Joe Reay, AWS

  5. 10:45 Leadership Academy

    Socitm’s Leadership Academy is a growing and highly regarded benefit to members. Allowing cost effective specific upskilling, members can access a range of training courses designed to support them in current roles and prepare for the future. Hear from the Socitm team and previous partners on the benefits of joining us on the Leadership programme.

    Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services | Nadira Hussain, CEO | Sam Smith, Institute Director

  6. 10:55 Networking Break


  7. 11:10 2024 Event Showcase & Partnership packages

    Socitm’s live events connect an engaged audience with the very best speakers from both the public and private sector.  Hear from our Member services director, Dave Sanderson and head of partnerships Aimie Francis who will go into more detail about the packages on offer, the events we will be running and what we are looking to achieve with those who come onboard.

    Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services | Aimie Francis, Head of Partnerships 

  8. 11:35 Meet the President's Team

    Socitm’s President’s Team provide a direct link between the organisation and the public sector. Hear from each of our four vice-presidents on their policy themes along with our President Mark Lumley and Immediate Past President Huw Mckee. Understand the aims and objectives for the individual areas of focus for each member.

    Mark Lumley, President | Carol Williams, Vice President | Matt Lewis, Vice President | Kurt Frary, Vice President | Yogita Popat, Vice President | Huw McKee, Immediate Past President

  9. 12:25 Q&A

    This is your chance to get your questions answered by our team.

  10. 12:35 Networking Lunch

    During lunch, you will have the opportunity to network with fellow organisations, Socitm and the Presidential team. You will also be able to ask any questions you may have.


Who is this event for?

Our partner day is aimed at our existing Socitm partners as well as any other private sector organisations willing to hear more about how our partnership can benefit them.

This event is not available to members or public sector organisations.

Want to know more? Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or to discuss your options.