Connecting Apprentices with Apprenticeships


We're in the business of transforming the apprenticeship experience.

09:00 - 10:00

Registration, Networking &
Meet The Exhibitors

Get in early and explore the conference and opportunity to network with other like minded professionals and take a look at the various exhibition stands.
10:00 - 10:10

Welcome to the
Apprenticeship Branding Conference - AMPLIFY

Hear from the Apprenticeship Branding Conference team and our headline sponsor about why the event has been organised, and its importance both to employers and apprentices.
Conference Team - Safaraz Ali
Safaraz Ali

Pathway Group

Conference Team - Jagdeep
Jagdeep Soor

Pathway Group

10:10- 10:30

Headline Sponsors

Conference Speaker - Ricky Leaves
Ricky Leaves

British Airways

Melissa Richardson
Melissa Richardson MBE

British Airways

Apprentice Panel Discussion
10:30 - 11:30

Apprentice's Perspective:
Amplify You and Your Brand

An engaging discussion with apprentices from diverse industries as they share insights into the critical efforts underway to promote apprenticeships. Gain firsthand perspectives from apprentices who are actively involved in promoting apprenticeships within their organisations and communities. Discover the impactful work being done to showcase the value of apprenticeships as a pathway to career success and address misconceptions surrounding vocational training. Don't miss this opportunity to hear inspiring stories, learn about effective promotional tactics, and contribute to the dialogue on advancing apprenticeship opportunities for the next generation of professionals.
Conference Speaker - Austin Emily
Panel Chair
Emily Rock

Association of Apprentices

Conference Speaker - J Harris
Panel Member
Haris Javed

Lloyds Banking Group

Conference Speaker - Kieran
Panel Member
Kieren Buxton

TrAC Apprenticeships

Conference Speaker - A Williams
Panel Member
Alexia Williams

Rolls Royce

Conference Speaker - Santina Bunting
Panel Member
Santina Bunting


11:30 - 11:45

Break &
Meet the Exhibitors

Employer Panel Discussion
11:45 - 12:45

Employer's Insight: Shaping Careers through Apprenticeships

Discover the pivotal role employers play in shaping the landscape of early careers engagement through apprenticeships in this dynamic panel session. Join industry leaders as they share insights, strategies, and best practices for effectively engaging with apprenticeships to attract, retain, and develop talent. Gain valuable perspectives on how employers are leveraging apprenticeships as a strategic tool for building diverse and inclusive teams, driving innovation, and strengthening their talent pipelines. You'll discover actionable insights to empower your organisation in navigating the ever-changing landscape of talent acquisition and development.
Conference Speaker - S Lawson
Panel Chair
Susanna Lawson


Conference Speaker - Ricky Leaves
Panel Member
Ricky Leaves

British Airways

Conference Speaker - Jane Knight
Panel Member
Jane Knight

Successful Mums
Career Academy

Conference Speaker - Kirsty Adams
Panel Member
Kirsty Adams

Compass Group UK&I

Pete Milsom
Panel Member
Pete Milsom


12:45 - 13:45

Lunch &

EPAO & Learning Provider Panel Discussion
13:45 - 14:30

EPAO and Learning provider partnerships: Collaborative Strategies for Success

Unlock the keys to successful apprenticeship programmes by delving into the critical relationship between employers, learning providers, and EPAOs. This enlightening panel session explores the vital collaboration required to ensure apprentices receive the highest quality training, support, and assessment throughout their journey. Join industry experts as they share practical insights, strategies, and best practices for establishing effective partnerships with learning providers and EPAOs.
Conference Speaker - N Hay
Panel Chair
Nicki Hay MBE


Speaker - Jenny Pelling
Panel Member
Jenny Pelling


Conference Speaker - Jan Wilde
Panel Member
Jan Richardson-Wilde


Conference Speaker - Simon Lewis
Panel Member
Simon Lewis

NOCN Group

Conference Speaker - Derrin
Panel Member
Derrin Kent


Keynote Speaker
14:30 - 15:30

Derek Redmond OLY

Join us for an inspiring keynote address by Derek Redmond OLY at the Apprenticeship Branding Conference - Amplify, where he will share his remarkable journey as an Olympic athlete and on the power of diversity, resilience, and motivation fuels success. Learn practical strategies to overcome challenges, foster mental resilience, and enhance performance. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired and empowered.
15:30 - 15:45

Break &
Meet the Exhibitors

Engagement, Employment & Enrichment Panel Discussions
15:45 - 16:45

What does good look like? Engagement, Employment & Enrichment 

Embark on a journey to uncover the hallmarks of exceptional apprenticeship programmes in this illuminating panel session. As apprenticeships continue to evolve, it's essential to identify the characteristics that define success and excellence in apprenticeship programmes. Join industry leaders and experts as they share their perspectives on what "good" truly looks like. Discover best practices, innovative approaches, and real-world examples of outstanding apprenticeship programs that have made a tangible impacts and defined excellence.
Charlotte Bosworth
Panel Chair
Charlotte Bosworth

Innovate Awarding

Conference Speaker - Laura Jane-Rawlings
Panel Member
Laura - Jane Rawlings MBE

Youth Employment UK

Conference Speaker = Rebecca Hollamby
Panel Member
Rebecca Hollamby

City & Guilds

J Lennox
Panel Member
Joseph Lennox


Conference Speaker - Simon Ashworth
Panel Member
Simon Ashworth


Conference Speaker - Sharon Blyfield
Panel Member
Sharon Blyfield OBE


Thank you
16:45 - 17:00

Closing Address

17:00 - 18:30

Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards & Apprentice Network Launch

Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards Shortlist Announcements

Multicultural Apprentice Network Launch Event


Conference Guests


Speakers & Pannelists



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