Communication is more than just words. It’s complex, it’s thoughtful, it’s measured. It’s also messy, chaotic and fun!

Join us at the historic Palmer House Hilton in Downtown Chicago for Attune, where we will put on our lab coats and explore the Science of Engagement.

October 18-20, 2022 | Chicago
Bring the team with our group rate!

What is Attune?

The Attune Digital Employee Experience Summit brings together leaders in communication, employee experience, technology and the science of engagement to help companies create digital experiences that work for all their workers.


of employees believe that people in their organization don’t collaborate enough


of employees report not being given clear direction


of managers report not being comfortable communicating with their employees


of employees cite lack of collaboration as the main cause for project failures

Explore our line-up of speakers

We have an amazing line-up of speakers that will share their strategies on taking risks, unlocking the collective power of teams, creating authentic engagement, finding and building community, and increasing productivity at your organization.

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Why you?

Everything has changed. Where we work. How we work. Even why we work. The role of communicators has changed—and you’ve changed, too. It’s time to connect with your peers, celebrate your successes and embrace the change.

Regardless of company size, industry, or culture, leaders and communicators know that success comes from people doing their best work. Attune brings together the boldest in our industry to explore, teach and learn from each other.

So secure your spot, book your tickets, and pack your bags…the journey starts with you!


Connect with your peers, then bring the learnings from the community back to your organization


See, share and steal killer content and strategies that are relevant, are easy to create and will get noticed


Learn about the tools driving change, from mobile to intranet, digital signage to Microsoft 365


From the X’s and O’s to the KPIs, define the language your business needs to talk about communication

Register today for Attune ’22

Who should attend?

The workforce is constantly changing, which means culture is, too. Great organizations know the way to get ahead is to get everyone aligned. Today, comms and HR are working together across enterprises to build the next great digital employee experience. 

The Mixer


The trendsetters, like you, have been our cheerleaders, our mascots and our shoulders to lean on. Come join with others like you to see what is next in employee comms.

The Analyst

Employee Experience Technologists

We know who you are… you deliver comms from mere ideas to execution. Get a look at the technology that is changing the landscape, and how to harness it.

The Chief Scientist

Human Resource 

You know the value of a great employee experience. From recruitment to retirement, gain the know-how to elevate your workers to do their best work.

What’s the plan?

Attune will feature how comms is partnering deep inside organizations to provide employees what they want—a great employee experience!

What does it cost to attend?

Secure your spot, or bring your whole team!
Discounted hotel rates are available upon registration.

Secure your spot, or bring your whole team! Discounted hotel rates are available upon registration.


On demand Get access to the full Attune library


$ 595 Join us in Chicago


$ 995 Register your corporate group

Attune FAQs

Why Firstup?

Firstup is the workforce communications backbone for leading enterprises. We’ve used that expertise to build a platform that shapes the digital employee experience.   

Firstup provides workers the personalized tools and information they need to get their jobs done and gives companies the insights they need to become more productive and agile. 

The best way to experience Attune will be in person at Chicago’s Palmer House Hilton. But for those not able to travel, a dedicated portion of the Attune scheduled content will be made available on demand.

The attendee fee for Attune ’22 is $595. New this year, we’ll also be offering a discount to corporate groups that attend together, so get your team ready!  

Yes! A special discounted rate of $279.00 + 17.4% hotel occupancy tax is available on-site at the historic Palmer House Hilton. To secure your reservation, please follow the prompts during registration or click on the link in your confirmation email.

Tuesday, October 18 to Thursday, October 20, 2022. Each day will include talks, presentations, breakout sessions and connection opportunities.

Yes! We’ll have opportunities for Q&A, connection and hands-on learning, including how-to sessions, with optional breakfasts and cocktail events.

Thank you for your interest! Please contact us via the brief form below and one of our event planners will get in touch.
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Thank you for your interest! Please contact us via brief form below and one of our event planners will get in touch.

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While we have required vaccination for other Firstup events in the past, at this time, vaccination will not be required to attend Attune ‘22. Because mandates and requirements can change quickly, we reserve the right to adjust this policy based on U.S. and local (Chicago) guidelines and will notify attendees directly as needed.