Events at TELUS International – 2017

Posted 2017

We’ll be speaking on important customer service, BPO and ITO topics in 2017, as well as continuing to give back to the communities where we live, work and serve. Here’s a look at what’s coming and where we’ve been:

Call Center Week Fall – Austin,Texas | Oct. 16-19, 2017

As our final stop on the CCW circuit, we’ll once again be hosting the VIP invite-only Executive Leadership Lab. Join us for engaging sessions on what matters most to customer experience and contact center leaders. This event features speakers from Airbnb, Visa, Electronic Arts, Southwest Airlines, Hilton Worldwide and more. See the full speaker line up.  And contact us to learn more.

TELUS Days of Giving – across the globe

TELUS Days of Giving logoOur TELUS Days of Giving continue across the globe. From building villages in the Philippines, to constructing schools from the ground up in Central America, to refurbishing daycare and children centers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Romania and Bulgaria, giving back to the communities in which TELUS International operates is part of our DNA. Learn more about our Social Purpose here.

TELUS Days of Giving 2017 events:

  • Xela, Guatemala – Jan. 28
  • Wolverhampton, UK  May 13
  • Manila, Philippines – May 13
  • Plovdiv, Bulgaria – June 3
  • Bucharest, Romania  – June 10
  • Sofia, Bulgaria – Sept. 10
  • Las Vegas, Nevada – Oct. 21
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala – Nov. 4
  • San Salvador, El Salvador – Nov. 10-11

A look at where we’ve been:

Call Center Week  – Las Vegas, Nevada | June 26-30, 2017


Heading back to Vegas! The 18th annual Call Center Week takes place at The Mirage where over 2,000 attendees and speakers come together to share ideas and best practices for customer experience innovation. TELUS International will once again host the invite-only Executive Club with its own line-up of world-class speakers and panels. Looking to partner with us? Or interested in an invite? Let’s connect.   See us at Booth # 1226.  Or headed to the Awards Gala?  We’re nominated for Omnichannel Provider of the Year and BPO Provider of the Year!

Webit Festival Europe  – Sofia, Bulgaria | April 25-26, 2017

WebITphotoWith over 5,000 attendees, Webit gathers some of world’s top enterprise leaders, Europe’s top policy makers and the hottest start-ups and founders. The agenda includes a number of parallel events, including the Digital Innovation Summit featuring our TELUS International President and CEO, Jeffrey Puritt.

Our topic: Keeping high-tech, ‘high-touch’ in the age of a digitized customer experience

Abstract: Relentless and irresistible advances in technology are transforming the way we live, work, socialize and raise our families in the digital world. Incredibly, connected devices are reproducing five times faster than we are as human beings, growing from zero to more than 7.2 billion in less than three decades. However, as tech-savvy as we have become, the majority of consumers continue to prefer a ‘human touch’ when interacting with their favorite products and brands. This presentation will discuss how companies – from start-ups to established brands – can gain a meaningful competitive advantage by shifting their mindset and evolving their approach to customer service by thoughtfully using technology to enable more personal, connected brand experiences that drive top-line growth.

Drawing upon his success partnering with some of the world’s largest and most iconic brands, Jeffrey will share insights on how to implement a high-tech/’high-touch’ strategy to delight customers that includes developing an omnichannel experience, using more “friendly” customer service metrics, making text and speech analytics actionable and incorporating a focus on both small and big data. Critically, your ‘high-touch’ customer experience strategy must have as its foundation an exceptional employee experience. TELUS International has differentiated itself in this regard, achieving an 81 percent employee engagement score – a global-leading industry result – that drove year-over-year revenue and EBITDA growth of 33 and 49 percent, respectively, in 2016. Jeffrey will present clear examples of how inspired employees equipped with the best technology, become true brand ambassadors for their company’s products and services, fueling greater retention and wallet share gain with existing customers and attracting new customers.

Speaker profile on Webit

Call Center Week Winter – New Orleans | Jan. 17-20, 2017

The Call Center Week (CCW) Winter Conference is where the customer care community comes together for all things customer service. Be inspired by guest speakers, keynote sessions, new technologies and a variety of learning formats to imagine a new future. Our TELUS International team will be onsite hosting the invite-only CCW Executive Club. Interesting in attending? Connect with us.  

Consero Contact Center Forum – Florida | Oct. 23-25, 2016

ConseroLogoWe’re heading back to Florida moderating another great panel at Consero’s Contact Center Forum. The topic: Choosing Reliable Outsourcers for a Long-Term Relationship. Our panel includes Talbots and Destination Hotels. Join us in discussing:

  • How do you factor in differences between your company’s culture and your partner’s?
  • How do you factor in customer reactions when choosing a partner? Does outsourcing lead to a customer disconnect?
  • Where are your outsourcing methods headed for the next 12-18 months? What technologies are being taken into account when choosing a partner?

Global Expansion Summit – London | October 17-18, 2016

GES_logo_venue_dateWith a focus on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Financial Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), the Global Expansion Summit brings together business and government leaders to expand businesses and drive international investment. This year, TELUS International President & CEO, Jeffrey Puritt is invited to host a Fireside Chat focusing on the evolution of global customer experience management and the drivers/decisions behind outsourcing today.

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Did you know?

In some of our global locations, up to 90% of our team members volunteer during their local TELUS Days of Giving.