Past Events (64)

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June 2, 2022
Thursday
  • How I Built a Unicorn - Interview with Tommy Kelly, Founder eShopWorld

  • Jun 2, 2022 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Beauchamps, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday, 2nd June to hear how Tommy Kelly built his e-commerce powerhouse, eShopWorld, into one of the most successful and valuable companies in Ireland.

    A unicorn is a company that has achieved a valuation of €1 billion and eShopWorld is one of a handful of Irish companies to have achieved this.  

    eShopWorld's innovative software, extensive logistics infrastructure, and cross-border expertise have empowered some of the world’s most iconic brands to grow internationally while delivering a seamless, localized online shopping experience.

    Tommy will be interviewed by IIBN Dublin Chair Conall O'Morain, Host of That Great Business Show Podcast.  

    We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors, Beauchamps, for hosting this event. 

     

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April 2, 2022
Saturday
  • Climb with Charlie

  • Apr 2, 2022 from 11:30am to 3:30pm
  • Location: Cuilcagh, Co Fermanagh
  • Description:

    Charlie Bird, the well-known Irish journalist and broadcaster, announced in October 2021, that he has developed Motor neurone disease, after experiencing problems with his voice.  

    On 7th January, Charlie launched ‘Climb with Charlie’, a fundraising initiative in which he will be climbing Croagh Patrick on 2nd April in aid of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta House. 

    IIBN is supporting this "Climb with Charlie" initiative, but instead of climbing Croagh Patrick on Saturday, 2nd April, we are going to climb the magnificient Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail, in Co. Fermanagh - see image below.

    (It's not as difficult as Croagh Patrick and typically takes a total of 3 hours to ascend and decend!)

    For those who would like to make a weekend of it, we will be arranging Dinner on both the Friday and Saturday evenings, as well as hotel accommodation in the locality.  (Further details on this will be provided shortly.)

    The Cuilcagh Legnabrocky Trail is about a 2 hour drive from Dub

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  • Tags: #climbwithcharlie, #iibn
March 29, 2022
Tuesday
  • Fireside Chat with Margaret Sweeney, CEO of REIT Plc

  • Mar 29, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: The Fitzwilliam Hotel, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, D02 HX65
  • Description:

    We are delighted to announce that Margaret Sweeney, CEO of Irish Residential Properties REIT Plc (I·RES), is joining us for a fireside chat with Conall O'Morain, IIBN Dublin Chair, on Tuesday, 29th March, at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, Stephen's Green, Dublin.   

    IRES is the leading provider of private residential rental accommodation in Ireland, with assets under management of ca. €1.5bn. 

    Margaret previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of daa Plc (Dublin Airport Authority) and Postbank Ireland Ltd. She is also a former Director of Audit and Advisory Services at KPMG, a firm she worked with for 15 years.

    Margaret is currently a non-executive director of Dalata Hotel Group Plc and is Chair of the board of Irish Institutional Property (IIP). Margaret is a member of the Council of Chartered Accountants Ireland, a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, and a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors. Margaret is the Chair of the Industry Advisory Board and Adjunct Pro

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  • Tags: real estate
March 18, 2022
Friday
  • IIBN London St Patrick's Day Member Drinks

  • Mar 18, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Waxy O'Connors London, 14-16, Rupert Street, W1D 6DD
  • Description:

    Join IIBN Members and Friends on FRIDAY, 18th March from 6pm to celebrate St Patrick's Day at Waxy O'Connors, just off Leicester Square (and 2 mins walk from Piccadilly Circus Tube Station). 

    This is our first in-person event in London post-Lockdown so it's a great opportunity to re-engage with members and make new business contacts. 

    To register for this event please Click Going on this page, but you must be logged into your IIBN account to register to attend.   

    We look forward to seeing you then!

     

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February 24, 2022
Thursday
  • IIBN Dublin Networking Evening (with a Difference!)

  • Feb 24, 2022 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Stephens Green Club Dublin 2
  • Description:
     
    We're Back !!!!
     
    We are delighted to celebrate the end of Lockdown with an event that gives members an opportunity to engage with new and current IIBN members.  
     
    Join us at the salubrious Stephens Green Club on Thursday, 24 Feb at 6pm.
     
    Every attendee will be introduced to 5 other attendees they will not have met previously, through small groups we will form in advance, based on likely areas of interest.  
     
    To enable us to form groups that best suit the needs of attendees we would be very grateful if you could click GOING in the 'Are You Going' drop-down menu at the top right of this page.  (Remember: you need to be logged into your IIBN account to use this function.) 
     
    We look forward to seeing you then!
     
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  • Tags: #networking #iibn
December 2, 2021
Thursday
  • IIBN London Christmas Drinks

  • Dec 2, 2021 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Bentleys, 11-15 Swallow St, London W1B 4DG, United Kingdom
  • Description:

    What better way to round off the year than at a Drinks Party with your Irish friends in London?

    Join us from 6.00pm til late !!!

    Bentley's Bar is 5 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus Underground Station.

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  • Tags: christmas drink, networking, london
September 28, 2021
Tuesday
  • IIBN Dublin Networking Evening

  • Sep 28, 2021 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Henry West, at Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4
  • Description:

    We're back!!!

    Join us in a private room at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday 28th September for our 1st in-person event after a very long 18 months!!!

    In addition to re-acquainting yourself with fellow IIBN members, we will be facilitating direct introductions to new members via our famous Power Networking Pods.

    We look forward to seeing you all soon!

     

    To register for this event, click "Going" under "Are you Going" on this page.  (Remember: you need to be logged into your IIBN account to use this function.) 

     

     

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  • Tags: networking, iibn
September 23, 2021
Thursday
  • The Business Continuity Plan

  • Sep 23, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Zoom
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday 23rd September for a Webinar, on Business Continuity, when IIBN Member Mags Boland Murphy - Founder/CEO Bofin Consultancy will facilitate the discussion.   

    Here is a link 
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83500665982?pwd=ZnQzZUhYUU15MzlUY2hHM2VYRDl3Zz09

    When the pandemic hit our shores we all spiralled into a new way of working and a new way of thinking.  This 1 hour workshop from Mags will discuss positive and planned business continuity.  Participants will learn about:
    • Business Continuity Planning 
    • How we have been persuaded into positive progress
    • How to Pivot your business to survive 
    • Developing new revenue routes
    • The importance of knowing your numbers!
    • No such thing as a Bullet Proof Business
    • Trust, Empowerment, Resilience, Understanding

    There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the the webinar. 

    If you are interested in attending, please register on this page and the Zoom link will be sent to you. 

    To register for this event, click "Going" under "Are you

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July 8, 2021
Thursday
March 16, 2021
Tuesday
  • The Million Dollar Irishman - Chris McGale - Zoom Interview

  • Mar 16, 2021 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Interview
  • Description:

    Join us on Tuesday, 16th March from 1pm to 2pm (GMT) for what promises to be a fascinating interview with Chris McGale, whose new book The Million Dollar Irishman has just been published.  

    Zoom Link for event 

    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wako9CMYS-yxI1F0syEBYg

    His father died when he was three; his mother died when he was twelve, both the victims of cancer.  He had tuberculosis as a youth while growing up during the Troubles in Northern Ireland and when he was 25 the car in which he was travelling was hit by an articulated lorry, causing severe physical and mental trauma.

    Yet, in spite of all this, he rose to become one of top Stockbrokers in the City of London.

    If you’re looking for a story of someone who overcame some of the worst things life can throw at you, then you can find it all and more in The Million Dollar Irishman, a compelling new book about Chris McGale’s journey from John Street to Wall Street.

    Chris will interviewed by IIBN Chair Conall O’Morain, host o

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November 26, 2020
Thursday
November 25, 2020
Wednesday
  • "The Impact of Brexit on Commercial Contracts"

  • Nov 25, 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Description:

    Join us on Wednesday, 25th, November 2020 at 11am when Damian Maloney, Partner of Beauchamp's Corporate & Commercial Group our Chapter Sponsor, will discuss "The Impact of Brexit on Commercial Contracts" and will cover the following topics:

    • Contractual arrangements with particular focus on clauses which might be triggered by Brexit
    • Jurisdiction and governing law of contracts
    • Look at potential impact of Brexit on existing commercial law.

    There will be an opportunity to ask a question, but if you have a specific question that you would like answered please email  ahead of the webinar and we will send it to Damian so he can answer it on the day. 

     

    Here is the zoom link for the event today
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NinkAaLlS5q5sc7TRORynQ

     

    Damian Maloney Bio

    Damian is a talented Partner in the Beauchamp's Corporate & Commercial Group. He has extensive experience across areas of corporate, commercial and company law, including commercial contracts, M&A, FDI, group reorga

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  • Tags: beauchamps, iibn, brexit, commercial contracts, damian maloney, networking
October 27, 2020
Tuesday
  • Fireside Chat with Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff, Irish Defence Forces

  • Oct 27, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Interview
  • Description:

    Join us on Tuesday 27th October at 1pm GMT (9am EST for US attendees) where Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff, of the Irish Defence Forces will have a fireside chat with Audrey Browne Gallen, Co-founder Fusebox Communications and IIBN Board Member.

    The conversation will focus on Innovation, Leadership, Diversity Values and what it means to Ireland in having a seat at UN Security Council( the most powerful body in the UN system). 

    To register for this event, simply click "Going" under "Are you Going" on this page.  (You must be logged into your IIBN account to click the "Going" button to register.

    Zoom link for event 
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SHIP84xMTJyVaO2yOkfLog

    Vice Admiral Mark Mellett has over 40 years’ service as an officer in the Irish Defence Forces and was appointed as Chief of Staff in 2015, having previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Chief of Navy.

    Admiral Mellett has extensive experience at home and abroad, including in Afghanistan and Le

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  • Tags: mark mellett, un security council, iibn, networking
October 22, 2020
Thursday
  • Interview with Bernard Brogan - Better People Build Better Companies and Teams

  • Oct 22, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Interview
  • Description:

    Join us on Thursday 22nd October at 1pm GMT (8am EST for US attendees), When Rory Griffith IIBN NY Board Member will Interview Dublin Gaelic Football Legend Bernard Brogan.

    With 7 All-Ireland Medals, 13 Leinster Medals and 4 GAA Football All-Star Awards, as well as Footballer of the Year in 2010, it's safe to say that Bernard is an authority on what it takes to win at the highest level!  The interview will focus on the themes of Entrepreneurship and building better teams.    

    To register for this event, simply click "Going" under "Are you Going" on this page.  (You must be logged into your IIBN account to click the "Going" button to register.)   

    Here is the zoom link:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-WkQ17mbTCCAYwQUK2_0fQ

    Bernard is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a Masters degree in Business Management and Marketing.
    A serial entrepreneur, Bernard is a Co-Founder of PepTalk and its Commercial Director.  He also co-owns the fast-growing PR agency, Legacy Commu

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  • Tags: bernard brogan, peptalk, gaa, iibn, networking
September 23, 2020
Wednesday
  • Interview with John Fitzpatrick President & CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America

  • Sep 23, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Description:

    We are delighted that New York-based John Fitzpatrick, President & CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America, will join us for a Zoom interview with Ann O'Dea, Founder, Future Human, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Republic, on Wednesday 23rd September at 6pm (Dublin) 1pm(EST).

    Here is the zoom link..

    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KqEO7a8PSriZciCYv82dpA

    To register for this event, simply click "Going" under "Are you Going" on this page. The Zoom link will be distributed shortly before the event. ( Must be log in to your profile to use this function)

    John Fitzpatrick, President and CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America, has over thirty years of experience in the hotel industry. He began his impressive career in Ireland, where the Fitzpatrick name is synonymous with hospitality. For most of the past three decades, John has overseen the operation of two very successful hotels in New York City where he works diligently with his team to provide guests with an

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  • Tags: iibn, newyork, fitzpatrick hotel
July 15, 2020
Wednesday
  • Opportunities in Hungary and Central & Eastern Europe for Irish Companies

  • Jul 15, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Zoom Webinar
  • Description:

    In association with the Irish Hungarian Business Circle (IHBC), we are delighted to be joined by Ronan Gargan, Irish Ambassador to Hungary, for a discussion about the opportunities for Irish companies in Central & Eastern Europe, on Wednesday, 15th July from 1pm to 2pm (Irish time). 

    Here is the zoom link for the event today 

    Register in advance for this webinar:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ywmMOhm8TQmZwpAsvmrntw

    Joining the Ambassador for this panel discussion will be Matty Ryan, Managing Director VISTRA (Hungary) and Pal Jalsovszky Managing Partner, Jalsovszky Law.  

    The discussion will be chaired by IIBN Dublin Board member Susan Hayes-Culleton, CEO of BeckSearch. 

    Register to attend this event with ONE CLICK on the 'Are You Going?' button on this page.

    Feel free to share this event with colleagues of yours who may be interested in doing business in Central and Eastern Europe.     

     

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  • Tags: iibn, ihbc, budapest
June 17, 2020
Wednesday
  • Doing Business in New Zealand

  • Jun 17, 2020 from 9:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Description:

    Interested in finding out how to do business in the New Zealand market?

    We are delighted to be joined by Peter Ryan, Ambassador of Ireland to Aotearoa New Zealand and Samoa and Peter Lennox CEO of MetService, on Wedesday, 17th June at 9pm (Irish time) for a discussion about doing business in New Zealand. 

    IIBN Dublin Board Member Susan Hayes Cullenton, CEO BeckSearch, will chair the discussion.

    Here is the Zoom link for the event this evening at 9pm (Dublin)
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6rrEAPGISbWcDXGJ8OMvdw

    Peter Ryan moved to New Zealand in 2018 to open the Irish Embassy there.  Ambassador Ryan has served as Second Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission at the Irish Embassy in Seoul, Korea, before moving to the Embassy of Ireland, Singapore and working for the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources covering ICT, science and energy policy in the Asia-Pacific Region.  After that, he was appointed Director of the Asia-Europe Foundation in Singapore bef

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  • Tags: iibn, networking, ibnz
June 10, 2020
Wednesday
  • Making Virtual Collaboration Competitive for the New Normal

  • Jun 10, 2020 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Description:

    As Companies begin to move on from social distancing and home-based work, we are asking ourselves the question, how successful will Virtual Collaboration be when we enter the New Normal?

     

    Here is the zoom like if you would like to join us ..

    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ePn3StwBTTyHnopJBLBGvA 

    Has your organisation made virtual collaboration work?

    Can you compete virtually against organisations that go back to co-location?

    IIBN Corporate member VISION Consulting considers these questions and offers advice on making virtual collaboration effective for companies. We invite business leaders to engage in a conversation about the challenges and opportunities that exist.

    The webinar will be delivered by VISION’s thought leader, Dr. Charles Spinosa and lead mobiliser coach, Anna Fiddler.

     

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  • Tags: virtual collaboration, vison, working for home
June 4, 2020
Thursday
  • Leadership and the Team in this New World

  • Jun 4, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Description:

    What will the future workplace look like?   

    We are delighted that New York-based Ronan Dunne, EVP & CEO Verizon Consumer Group, will join us for a discussion with Conall O Móráin, IIBN Dublin Chair, about the nature of Leadership and the role of the Team in this new world.  

    Here is the zoom link if you would like to join us...
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Nj3zwIvMQv-Oa0sGk6Tf7A

    Ronan Dunne is executive vice president and CEO of Verizon Consumer Group. He leads the teams responsible for providing wireline voice, data and TV products and services and wireless connected experiences to more than 100 million consumers every day. In addition, his teams are helping to build the first 5G technology network that will redefine how customers live, work and play.

    Prior to this, Ronan was executive vice president and president of Verizon Wireless, responsible for all aspects of Wireless’ strategy, product development, marketing, operations, customer care and digital operations. He l

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  • Tags: ronan dunne, iibn, conal, conall o móráin, kmcogroup, verizon, mapall
May 27, 2020
Wednesday
  • “Fighting Misinformation during a Pandemic” with CNN's Donie O' Sullivan

  • May 27, 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
  • Description:
    Join us for conversation with CNN Reporter Donie O'Sullivan who tries to help make sense of recent trends and challenges regarding facts, news, and misinformation as governments across the world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
     
    Using false information with the intention to mislead is a technique that has been around a long time, well before we were all connected online. The internet has allowed these techniques to scale and spread, and that means we all are becoming increasingly challenged in distinguishing fact from fiction.  
     
    IIBN''s New York Board Member, Kevin Murphy, will have a conversation with CNN's Donie O' Sullivan to discuss this and we hope you can join us.  
     

    This event is at 5pm (Dublin time) on Wednesday, 27th May.

     Please use the zoom link below if you would like to join us.

     

    Donie O'Sullivan CNN Reporter

    Donie O'Sullivan is a CNN reporter covering the intersection of technology and politics. He is
    pa

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  • Tags: iibn, cnn, networking, virtual events