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DRPG Summer Conference

DRPG's virtual summer conference looks to the future

Global creative communications group DRPG recently held its annual summer conference. 

The conference was livestreamed via the three studios at DRPG's headquarters and new media centre.

The event opened with a film reflecting on the current times and the virtual experiences DRPG has created over the past month. This was fllowed by a number of sessions, including an overview of DRPG's future plans moving into 2021 and beyond, given by DRPG CEO Dale Parmenter.

Board members with their respective heads of departments also presented on the challenges overcome and changes made to adapt to the new normal with an outline of their new roadmaps. Team members were encouraged to take part and interact throughout using the DRPG online streaming portal.

The board also took part in an interactive panel session, the aim was to help give clear understanding of what the plans are moving into the last quarter and in to 2021.

The conference ended with a Summer Special DRIP show, a 30 minute interactive show in which DRPG members could win prizes.

DRPG CEO, Dale Parmenter, said: “Like many other businesses, it has been a hard year for DRPG. The most important factor for us is protecting cash and our people. This conference like any of our others is to take stock of what we have achieved in these difficult times. Looking back at the journey we have been on as a team and how we have flexed the business, redeployed, and rolled up our sleeves to get it done has demonstrated the pioneering spirit and bedrock of our culture.

"This was a chance to thank the team for their hard work and commitment, among having to contend with own personal circumstances at home, be this family, home schooling and lack of face to face interaction. Team members worked around the clock to put systems in place and launch new processes and procedures to keep us all aligned and afloat. Now we are prepared and ready for this last quarter, and more importantly, we reset the momentum for our fortieth Anniversary next year and look forward to some exciting projects in the coming months, with a huge investment plan across the group.”