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Catherine Grinyer

Catherine Grinyer

Managing Director, Attendable

Catherine is the co-founder and Director of Attendable, an inclusive events agency delivering accessible and inclusive virtual, hybrid and in-person events. Founded in June 2020, Attendable produce and deliver large-scale, multi-national conferences, webinars and awards programmes that push the boundaries of digital accessibility and inclusion and focus on audience engagement.
Passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion, Catherine is the driving force behind many leading projects and events, including TechShare Pro, the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) and the RIDI Awards and Inclusive Africa, Africa’s leading digital inclusion conference.
In 2013 Catherine set up Big Voice Communications, a specialist inclusive communications consultancy and has developed best practice guidance and delivered training on inclusive communications and was Highly Commended for producing the Best Diversity Resource in the Excellence in Diversity Awards 2015. In 2018, Catherine co-authored a chapter in the CIPR’s 70th Anniversary Book, ‘Platinum’, “Why Digital Inclusion Matters to Your Communications Now”.
From 2015-2017 Catherine was on the council of the British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) and from 2013-2017 she was Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Diversity & Inclusion Forum.
Catherine was previously Director of Communications at Business Disability Forum; leading an award-winning rebrand in 2012. Catherine has enjoyed a varied career covering all communications specialisms and has previously been an accredited member of the CIPR and a member of the PRCA and is currently a Member of the Company of Communicators.



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