Celebrating 10 years of Workplace Week, the 4-day festival (now a tentpole in the workplace industry calendar) is going GLOBAL and VIRTUAL for the first time in its history!

This event has now passed. However all sessions were recorded and are available now to purchase above.

Proudly organized by global management consultants, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) who specialize in helping organizations transition to new models of working; in association with IFMA, Workplace Evolutionaries, IWFM, RICS, CoreNet Brazil & APFM.

Workplace Week International 2020 has now passed.
However, the full series of 2020 AWA Cornerstone Events & Corporate Case-Study sessions are available to purchase.


All proceeds are donated to our global charity partners.

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We are living through a fundamental transformation in the way we work. Advancements in technology and infrastructure, enabling greater connectivity and mobility, have motivated the world’s workforce to adopt flexible working models.

With rapid globalization and demographics thrown into the mix, the world is now operating ‘Business as Un-usual’. This isn’t a time to sit back and wait for events to unfold. To be prepared for the future, you have to understand it. The world of work is not changing – it has already changed, and the current pandemic has only accelerated these changes.

Workplace Week International 2020 is your chance to see how forward-thinking organizations around the world are adapting their ways of working to embrace their ‘new normal’. And, all proceeds will make a significant difference to a number of great causes around the world.

Register now. Join the discussion. Share ideas.


(Of course it is!) More than 20+ corporate case-studies, sponsored fringe sessions and cornerstone events (interactive panel discussions) will be hosted live and online, allowing you to join from the comfort of your own home.


Because we’re all in this together. The world of work is changing; so this is your chance to take inspiration and share learning from your international colleagues.


Meet like-minded colleagues and workplace leaders around the world and share ideas and experiences (…what worked, what hasn’t, what might!)


Learn how organizations and industry experts globally are infusing science and innovation to effectively inform their workplace strategies.

2020 Program Overview

The 2020 program features AWA Cornerstone Events, real-life Corporate Case Studies and Sponsor Fringe Sessions

AWA Cornerstone Events

Hosted by AWA, these live workshops and panel discussions will delve into specific and timely topics relating to work, people, and place. The series of events will showcase a range of expertise within individual disciplines and build upon each other to illustrate the value of creating holistic and comprehensive strategies for the new world of work. Led by eminent subject experts in their respective fields, the events will be both informative and interactive.

Corporate Case Studies

Workplace leaders and their teams from 10+ leading organizations will host live webinar sessions to share their story of workplace transformation.

You’ll hear the experiences and learnings from fellow experts around the world who have undertaken a recent transformation only to now recalibrate, or undergone overdue changes as a function of today’s new normal.

Sponsor Fringe Sessions

Register for these FREE, themed and interactive sessions led by industry service providers and suppliers responsible for supporting the world of work in its current form, while also casting an eye towards future advancements.

Hear about the latest products, research and developments that are pioneering and accelerating global change.

Schedule of Events

Take a look at the 2020 program below. More events and sessions will be added over the coming weeks

Interactive Program 2020

The 2020 program features a selection of virtual AWA Cornerstone Events, Corporate Case Studies and Sponsor Fringe Sessions.

Corporate case studies

Just a few of the many great upcoming virtual corporate case study sessions… REGISTER NOW

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.

(New York, U.S.)

We’re in This Together…How to Maintain Collegiality Through Unprecedented Times

With collaboration still paramount to its success, Take-Two has achieved its goals of melding culture and safety without creating a hospital affect. How have they continued to utilize collaboration and amenity space while adapting to new ways or working? Tune in to find out.

Innocent Drinks

(London, UK)

Based in Kensal Rise in North West London, UK, Innocent Drink’s light and spacious office is reminiscent of an English fair, turfed with green grass throughout, to encompass the brand’s cheery nature.

Join Tim Dorsett, UK Culture and Office Manager who will talk you through Innocent’s workspace ethic pre-Covid, and the steps they are taking to embrace a ‘new normal’ at Fruit Towers; blending agile working with the zest of the physical space.


(London, UK)

For a company with offices across the world and energy, collaboration and social interaction rooted deep within its foundations and DNA, Skyscanner has worked hard to ensure employees were able to work business as usual as much as possible, while also finding new ways to keep their culture alive and thriving via remote means.

Join us as we hear from Esther Draper; Skyscanner’s Office Manager and Head of Workplace as she reveals how Skyscanner is continuing to adapt and evolve its practices so employees can thrive in the ‘new normal’.

Lloyds of London

(London, UK)

Before March 2020, more than 8,000 people would have been working within the grandeur of Lloyds at any one time. But then London locked down, and the vast trading floors – usually bustling with energy and activity – became eerily quiet.

Find out how the iconic organization has demonstrated its unparalleled ability to adapt and respond to crisis with a ‘keep calm mentality’, implementing and embracing new, effective working practices and models that has enabled business to navigate the choppy waters of 2020.

Ratnabali Group

(Kolkata, India)

Like many organizations around the world, the finance and investment firm, Ratnabali Group, located in Kolkata, India committed great time and energy to create a robust business continuity plan. Now, as it adapts that plan to thrive in its ‘new normal,’ protecting its most important asset – its people – is top of mind.


(NYC, U.S.)

Join Deloitte for an exclusive discussion around key considerations, lessons learned, and leading practices in developing the vision for and operationalization of a successful flexible work program as well as a brief discussion on how the  multinational professional services network is approaching their COVID re-entry strategy.

EPM Group

(Medellin, Colombia)

EPM Group is a public services company headquartered in Medellín, Colombia. Recognizing its 4,000 employees as EPM’s greatest asset, the project team recently delivered a people-centric redesign to better support well-being and performance.

Now in the midst of a global pandemic, how will the company navigate the challenges and continue to endorse a collaborative culture in a world that push for social distancing? Join us to discover strategies applied.

King + Company

(New York, U.S.)

Join award winning Public Relations firm King + Company’s CEO Judith R. King and her team as they share how their firm is not only maintaining but enhancing their culture, collegiality and connectivity as they’ve transitioned over the past few months from working together in a new, “to die for” office – one that’s been published to much acclaim – to dispersed locations.


(London, U.K.)

Long before the pandemic struck, Mintel saw how applying their own market intelligence could benefit their firm, particularly around the workplace: the environment itself, and the various ways in which their colleagues work.

Join Liz Westcott, Managing Director, EMEA, and Jon Butcher, CEO Americas, as they share the company’s plan for work that revolves around three core components: the home, the office hub, and the ‘third place’.


(Renens, Switzerland)

Join Michael de Straschnov, Head of Business Development at Siemens Western Switzerland, who will share valuable insight into the different solutions put into place to support 100,000 employees of the organization, spanning 600 locations to support their journey to a ‘new normal’.

Michael will explain how the latest systems can allow better and more efficient communication, between colleagues and equipment, using Siemen’s very own headquarters as a great example of innovation at work.


(London, U.K.)

Join this multi-disciplined team to learn how they utilized real time data to inform their decision making process, and employed creative provisioning, planning and communications to so quickly welcome both employees and clients back to Embankment Place. All while ensuring the safety of staff and visitors as a top priority and maintaining the qualities that initially made it such a destination place.

Max Life Insurance

(Haryana, India)

India’s leading insurance company Max Life Insurance (MLI) is listed among the ‘Best Companies to Work For’ according to GPTW (Great Place to Work® Certification). Find out how MLI ‘maxed out’ a successful workplace transformation project; and hear from Amit Mangla, SVP Facilities & Procurement, who will share their plans and vision for 2021 and beyond.

Fringe Event Sponsors

Join a series of complementary webinars hosted by the following leading industry service providers, and learn more about the latest products, research and developments that are pioneering and accelerating global change. More fringe sessions to be announced.

Global Charity Partners

Media Partners

Get Involved

To inquire about being part of our program for Workplace Week International 2020, or to find out more about any of the events listed, please complete the form below.


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AWA Switzerland
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