Forthcoming Creating Inclusive Cultures member & partner events

Creating Inclusive Cultures is a collaboration of companies and employers that are committed to realising the benefits of diversity and inclusion and converting fine words into tangible and sustainable action. The strategic events held throughout the programme and open to the supporting companies only and are not promoted on this page.

The following events highlighted here are open to all and include events hosted by organisations we partner with across our cities.

Birds & the Bees of Creating LGBT Families

Saturday, 5 August, 2017 2pm - 4pm

Bridgewater Place, 1 Water Lane, Leeds LS11 5RU

Our Birds & the Bees event provides an emotional and moving panel looking at the ups and downs of their journey to create a family the different journeys for the LGBT community in creating their families. 

This event is aimed at the LGBT community, but the issues discussed are sometimes relevant to the heterosexual community and we are pleased to welcome everyone. Panellists will share their own experiences of proceeding with adoption, surrogacy, IVF and co-parenting; and explain why they chose one over the other.


Diversity & Inclusion - Recruitment & Retention

Thursday, 14 September, 2017 5pm – 7pm

Sovereign House, South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QL

How to embed measure and success - It is a truth universally acknowledged that what gets valued gets measured, and what gets measured gets done.

One of the hot topics facing all businesses looking to support greater diversity and inclusion, is how to measure and optimise the positive impact of diversity and inclusion strategies when it comes to the recruitment and retention of their workforce.

We are delighted to be joined by a number of the UK’s leading D&I experts in a lively debate style forum, who will be o ering both their expert insight and practical tips in this key area of D&I strategy.


Innovation Hub - Engaging Men in the D&I Agenda

Thursday, 5 October, 2017

12 Booth Street, Manchester M2 4AW

Innovation Hub - BAME attraction and retention

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

St Philips House, Birmingham B3 2SL