Welcome

Join us at TCUK 2014

The Technical Communication UK Conference (TCUK) brings together technical communicators, editors, illustrators and leading product vendors, for three days of workshops and presentations. As a delegate, you can choose from a wide range of presentation topics, including content development and content delivery, the challenges of mobile documentation, and the opportunities that exist in structured authoring.

  • TCUK 2014 takes place 16th-18th September 2014, in Brighton.
  • This year’s special focus is Technical Content in the Age of Social Media.

Can I still book my place at TCUK 2014?

We are no longer able to offer our residential package for TCUK 2014, or any accommodation at the conference hotel. However, Day Delegate places are still available. Please use our online booking form for Day Delegate bookings.

If you would like to book a place at the ISTC Gala Dinner on Wednesday 17th September, please phone the ISTC office.

Do you need help in convincing your boss?

See our Convince your boss – TCUK 2104 page for some suggestions to justify why your manager or supervisor should send you to the TCUK 2014 conference.


TCUK News and Blog posts

Six ways to feel less nervous about next week’s presentation

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There’s a lot I could say about nerves. Nerves are a source of shame – we all feel like we shouldn’t be feeling nervous like those ‘confident’ people we see around us. But, let me tell you, I’ve coached thousands of presentations from people from 22 countries at all levels of seniority and everyone gets […]

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Bronze Sponsor interview: TCUK meets Sarah Draper, Director of Channel Sales and Marketing, Syncro Soft

TCUK: Why are you sponsoring TCUK 2014? Sarah: When we commit to sponsor any conference we’re not only telling our technology community we are supporting them by our attendance as by being there we’re also supporting our own team by wanting to show the delegates what they have achieved in the innovative solutions they have […]

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How to tell stories like a pro

Having coached thousands of presentations, the most reliable indicator of if someone is going to be an engaging presenter is: Do they tell proper stories from their life? Why you must put more stories into your presentation Stories are a subtle way of talking about your experience. One of the phrases I dread the most […]

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About this year’s venue and hotel

This year we’re going to be beside the seaside – we’re going to be at the Thistle Hotel Brighton.

This four-star Brighton hotel is as comfortable, relaxed and easy-going as the city itself. Thistle Brighton is one of the few hotels in Brighton situated directly on the seafront, minutes from Brighton Pier. Thistle Brighton hotel is also located within minutes of Churchill Square, where you’ll discover some of South England’s best shopping, theatre and entertainment.

Video of Brighton from James Miller on Vimeo.

Take a virtual tour of the conference hotel!

More information about visiting Brighton


Follow TCUK on your social networks

You can join TCUK groups on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Lanyrd!


Your comments on TCUK 2013

Thanks to everyone who participated in TCUK 2013 as a sponsor, speaker or delegate for helping to make it such a great event! Here are a few of the comments we’ve received from participants at TCUK 2013:

  • My brain is on fire! Fantastic talks and fascinating people to chat to between sessions.
  • I have found all the presentations I have attended inspiring and given me a host of ideas to implement to my work environment.
  • A really enjoyable event for a first timer.
  • Really enjoyed it.
  • The organisation and quality of the presentations have been tremendous.
  • As a speaker I found it easy to set up and give my presentation. Many thanks.
  • Very smoothly run once again.
  • The overall conference was very interesting and worth attending.

We’ve added links to some presentation slides and some blogs.


Feedback survey results

We asked everyone who attended TCUK to complete an online feedback survey and 40% of attendees did respond – that’s a very high response rate. The results of the survey are very encouraging!

  • 94% of respondents said they are Likely or Very Likely to attend a TCUK event in the future
  • 90% of respondents said they would recommend TCUK to a colleague
  • 71.9% of respondents rated TCUK as Good value for money (26% answered Don’t Know to this question)
  • 83% of respondents rated accommodation at the Marriott Bristol City Centre as Good, Very Good, or Excellent
  • 85% of respondents rated the food and refreshments as Good, Very Good, or Excellent.