Category Archives: Awards

‘Releasing Potential’ Customer Strategy and Planning 2017

It’s that time of year again and this year to Harrogate, home of the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms and Turkish Baths for the Customer Strategy and Planning conference from the Forum, held at the grandly named Majestic Hotel. Chris Rainsforth … Continue reading

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UK Digital Experience Awards 2016

  I have judged at the UK Digital Experience Awards every year since it has started and I am still amazed each year with the amount of time and effort that is put in to, not only the entries and … Continue reading

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2016

Last week we were back at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge for the 2016 UK Customer Experience Awards. With one of the best views from a hotel lobby in London,(in our opinion), this event just gets bigger each year, with … Continue reading

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CCMA Seminar and UK National Contact Centre Awards 2016

Last week we headed to the CCMA Quarterly Seminar and UK National Contact Centre Awards at The Brewery in London in London. The Seminar featured a number of speakers from across the industry; first up was Richard Kenny, Head of … Continue reading

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Customer Strategy & Planning 2016 – All The World’s a Stage

This year, Customer Strategy and Planning headed to Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, so the conference was full of inspiration and quotes from one of our greatest ever writers. This year’s conference ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Winning with Customer Experience 2016

A few weeks ago I headed to London to attend the Winning with Customer Experience conference. On arriving at the American Square Conference Centre the venue was impressive and I was greeted with a smile and guided to the conference, just in … Continue reading

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The Digital Experience Awards 2015

It was pleasure, as always, to be a part of this years’ Digital Experience Awards at the Riverbank Park Plaza, London, and to chair the judges’ panel for the ‘Best use of digital to improve customer experience’ category.

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UK Customer Experience Awards 2015

Last week we headed to London for the UK Customer Experience Awards. This year the event was held at the Park Plaza Hotel Westminster Bridge, which had some great views of London.  This one, of Big Ben was taken on … Continue reading

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My Experience – Judging the UK Financial Experience Awards 2015

As a specialist executive recruiter in the customer experience space, and experienced Digital Experience Awards judge, I thought that it would be really beneficial for me to get involved in the first of the Financial Services Experience Awards. I took … Continue reading

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The Forum – Customer Strategy & Planning Conference – Changing Gear.

This week, some of TeamDJ headed up to Newcastle for the Customer Strategy and Planning Conference. The event opened with some light-hearted, North East linguistic training from the Forum’s adopted ‘Geordie’ Chris Rainsforth.  The 400+ strong delegates were able to successfully … Continue reading

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What Have You Done Today To Make You Feel Proud? – UKCX Awards 2014

Now in it’s 5th year and after out growing their previous venue The UK Customer Experience Awards took to the stage at the ExCeL London.

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What Has Been Your Best Digital Experience?

Last month was a busy awards and events time for the Team at Douglas Jackson and I personally had the great pleasure of being invited to judge at the Digital Experience Awards, at the impressive Grand Connaught Rooms, London. There were some fantastic individual presentations, business plans, innovative creations, and stories told not only within each judging category, but also throughout the day, as I had the opportunity to network and meet with many of the entrants, Subject Matter Experts Digital Leaders and Consultants. Continue reading

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Customer Service Training Awards 2014.

Friday 4th July at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, the scene was set for the 5th annual Customer Service Training Awards, open to Customer Service Trainers all over the world.

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The Contact Centre Skills and Knowledge of The Future

This week Douglas Jackson attended the CCMA (Call Centre Management Association) seminar; The Contact Centre Skills and Knowledge of the Future.

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Customer Strategy and Planning – ‘Bridging the Gap’

April 2014 and TeamDJ head to Brighton for this year’s Customer Strategy and Planning Conference.  The headline; ‘Bridging the Gap’, almost had a dual meaning, along with the twitter hashtag #roadtobrighton, as, just before the start of the Professional Planning … Continue reading

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