While giving SMEs and entrepreneurs the chance to meet and connect, the conference also has a number or guest speakers who tell the story of their journey in life and business so far.
Confirmed speakers for the event are:
Marissa Carter, IMAGE Magazine Irish Startup of the Year 2013 award winner and creator of the multi-award winning Irish fake tanning range, Cocoa Brown Tan that sells 3 bottles of tan every single minute. After just 18 months since its launch, Cocoa Brown is now sold in all the major retail groups such as Primark/Penneys, Superdrug, Tesco and Boots.
Susan Hayes – The Positive Economist is a trainer in Finance, Economics and Entrepreneurship. Author of the ‘Savvy Women’s guide to Financial Freedom’
Ken Armstrong will share his remarkable journey from fat to fit and how he has used that experience to encourage organisational change. Ken Armstrong is an Essex exile living in Killorglin Co. Kerry. He is a motivation and change specialist, Trainer and Business Analyst with FEXCO in Killorglin
Samantha Kelly AKA Tweeting Goddess will give us her top tips for using Twitter to market your business.
Wayne Denner set up Ireland’s first Social Network platform in the early noughties before Facebook, Twitter, Myspace – yes Bebo. He is a renowned Speaker, Educator, Author and Entrepreneur.
Wayne has quickly established an international profile as an Online Reputation expert and offers inspirational and motivational talks, speaking to thousands each year on aspects of Online Reputation both personal and brand. He is releasing his next book ‘The Students Guide to an Epic Online Reputation Wayne is an experienced Host, Keynote Speaker and Compeer, regularly contributes to Government, voluntary and charitable bodies and is a recognised on-air expert for media outlets such as BBC & UTV.
Elaine Carroll is director of Mespil Solutions, the business strategy specialists providing business development, interactive marketing & management training solutions solutions to businesses in Ireland & abroad. She co-founded Mespil Solutions in 2013 when she saw a gap in the market for a service provider that not only delivered on strategic advice to grow your business both nationally and internationally but that also implemented that advice.
Topic: 6 Strategies to Grow Your Business
Steve Spade – Ireland’s answer to Houdini!
If you are interested in attending the event you can book tickets via this link. If you are a small business or start up this is a great opportunity to meet people in similar situations. Irish Tech News attended the event in Dublin and many of the people we met that day have gone on to feature in our Business Showcase section.