About The World 100 Annual Conference

The most significant event in the Network’s calendar, the World 100 Reputation Network Annual Conference offers a key opportunity for members to share reputational achievements.

The conference offers invaluable networking opportunities in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. It allows members and non-members to exchange innovative perspectives on reputation, international relations, and global brand building.

Attended by Vice-Presidents, Directors, and Heads of Communications, Marketing, and International Relations at top universities, the World 100 Annual Conference welcomes both members and non-members, plus attendees from organisations within the higher education industry. New members are always encouraged to contribute presentations which enables them to promote brand profile to some of the most important influencers in higher education.


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2020 Conference

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The W100 virtual annual conference Reimagining University Reputation: Evolution and Change took place between 2– 6 November 2020. Thank you to everyone who joined us online for the conference.

Operating as a week-long ‘festival of reputation’, the conference included top speakers on the key issues facing the sector as we adjust to the new environment driven by the pandemic. There were also opportunities to network with colleagues across the world.

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Member Access

Only World 100 Reputation Network members have full access to previous conference content. Other highlights include:

  • At least one free place (per institution) at the annual conference
  • An inclusive half-day consultancy workshop
  • Participation in the annual research project
  • International media monitoring
  • and more!
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The World 100 Reputation Network is a group of the best universities in the world, delivering research that enhances reputation and offering leaders the chance to develop their own careers on a global stage. Members benefit from events and study tours, training, monthly media monitoring, and unique reputation research to provide institutional advantage.

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