Update 10th April 2010

Annual Survey 2010

Don’t forget that the closing date is approaching for entry into the annual survey 2010, to access the survey, please visit here and you will be taken directly to the inputs page. If you need more information first, there is loads more details on our website.

Don’t worry of you cannot complete all the information, or have only just started your scheme, this is an ideal opportunity for you to benchmark your scheme against other programmes worldwide. You will have to register to complete the survey, but don’t worry it only takes 2 minutes.

Idea of the Year Award 2010 Continue reading


Call for Presenters 2010

24th Annual ideasUK Conference

10th-11th November 2010, Holland House Hotel, Cardiff

The 2010 ideasUK Conference will be held November 10th to 11th in Cardiff,

For the first time in its history, the ideasUK conference will travel to the capital of Wales. Our key theme, “Developing a Culture of Employee Driven Innovation,” will focus on how ideas professionals can create great user experiences across different cultures, meeting the challenges of delivering to diverse audiences. We are excited about all the opportunities that await us! Continue reading

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

There is a way round the expensive boardroom/consultant tussles on how to get the best out of a valuable workforce:

Listen to the “Professionals from the Workface” – ideasUK is an association of suggestion scheme managers who work to share their expertise to help others use colleague ideas to the advantage of the business at next to no cost. Continue reading

Events Coming Up

Well not that Christmas and the New Year is over it is time to look at the events coming up in 2010.

Firstly we have a joint networking session with the Best Practice Club in Heysham Lancashire on the 18th March, further details and how to book will be available in the near future.

International Ideas Week is from 10th – 14th this year and once again we will be holding events all over the country. If you would like some promotional material, please contact us at info@ideasuk.com

Even though it is still 11 months away, planning continues for the annual conference which this year takes place in Cardiff on the 10 / 11th November. Booking for this is now open, just contact us for costs and a booking form.

Some other dates for your diary, Idea of the Year entries are to be sent to us by the 30th April. Last year we had over 95 ideas into the competition and the ideas were of a high quality. Entry forms are available in the members area of the website.

The annual survey will be open for input in the next few weeks, we will send you a link to the website when it is available.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need more information for our event.

ideasUK Conference Feedback by Lucy Hardy

Every now and then you read something that really makes you sit up and take notice. I would like to share with you some feedback from our recent conference by one of the Idea of the Year Finalists.
I was lucky enough to attend the ideasUK Conference in Chester, an annual event which brings together organisations from across the world to celebrate innovation, share ideas and reflect upon our experiences as an innovative organisation in challenging times. Continue reading