All-Ireland Business Summit 2016

All-Ireland Business Summit 2016

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Croke Park

Jones' Road

Dublin 3


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On Thursday 14th April you'll get to Join over 500 business leaders and get countless opportunities to network with your ideal clients / peers & learn from the best at the must-attend business event of 2016!

The Summit will give you a platform to learn from experts, increase your circle of influence and advance your business and career! Of course you will have great fun while doing so!

As an attendee, you will have access to the event mobile app that will allow you to identify potential contacts to arrange meetings on the day.

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All-Ireland Business Summit

April 14th 2016, Croke Park

Building on the success of the inaugural All-Ireland Business Summit which took place on May 13th last, the summit will be returning on the 14th of April 2016 at Croke Park. The All-Ireland Business Summit is a must-attend event for those seeking to progress in business. It is vital for the leader of a business to inform and educate themselves to keep ahead of the competition. This one-day event will equip you with the tools to drive your business forward.

Facilitated Networking Breakfast with Kingsley Aikins

Unleash your inner networking power with renowned global networker and relationship builder Kingsley Aikins, who will be facilitating our networking breakfast.

You can expect a high energy session over breakfast with Kingsley sharing the best practices for relationship building and how to network effectively. You will then have the opportunity to put these skills into practice with fellow attendees, a networking opportunity you don't want to miss.

Learn from some of the top business leaders in the world and connect and grow your business on a scale unparalleled in Ireland!

Speakers announced to date:

Kingsley Aikins

Kingsley Aikins - is an international networking expert and renowned relationship builder. Born and raised in Dublin and a graduate of Trinity College, Kingsley knows all about the power of networks as chief operator at Networking Matters, a networking consultancy; and Diaspora Matters, which gives advice to governments and companies on international Diaspora networks. Diaspora Matters has worked with 15 countries to date in developing strategies, policies, programmes and projects. Previous roles with the IDA and EI in addition to overseeing the development of the Australian and American Irish Funds makes Kingsley a much sought after authority on Networking Matters.

Dr. Colby B. Jubenville

Dr. Colby B. Jubenvile - Dr. Colby B. Jubenville is an accomplished American author, speaker, professor, entrepreneur, and inventor. He is a blogger for the Washington Times, on the themes of self reliance and developing an entrepreneurial mindset. He regularly speaks on his book "Zebras and Cheetahs: Look Different and Stay Agile to survive the Business Jungle" which teaches others how to compete on unique value rather than commodity. Jubenville has published over 35 peer reviewed and professional trade articles and is the founder of The Journal of Applied Sport Management. He consults with medium and large companies as well as corporate clients throughout the US and his insights have been widely published. Jubenville has a keen way of connecting with other outliers, and believes in unique value and mindset above anything else.

Pete Smith

Pete Smith - Pete Smith is one of America's most influential personal and professional development professionals based in Arlington, Virgina. Surviving a stroke at the age of 35, Pete left his position as a successful operations executive and started his own company, SmithImpact, where he offers leadership and development training and teaches people not only how to become more successful, but he challenges and inspires them to become more SIGNIFICANT.

Jim O'Toole

Jim O' Toole - Spent two years as Commercial Director at London Irish rugby club before being appointed CEO of Worcester Warriors in February 2015. He has been CEO of two world championship series, Powerboat P1 and the World Match Racing Tour in pro-sailing for which he travelled from as far as Korea to Bermuda. His accomplished and well-travelled journey began in his native Belfast before studying Tourism Marketing and gaining 25 years of experience in the sports marketing industry having co-founded the sports agency Premier Consulting, working with the likes of Manchester United and Williams F1. There are some common threads that make one successful in both sport & business and O'Toole has a unique way of delivering this message.

Neil Pakey

Neil Pakey - Is CEO of Shannon Group plc, which incorporates the subsidiaries of Shannon Heritage, Shannon Commercial Properties and Shannon Airport. Under Neil’s tenure Shannon Airport has seen a reversal in a five year decline in passenger traffic showing an increase of over 25% over the past 3 years. Shannon Heritage has also turned a corner recording increases of 28% over the same period. From 2002 to 2010, Neil was Managing Director of Liverpool John Lennon Airport, where he led the growth in passenger numbers from 867,000 passengers to 5.5 million passengers per year. Neil also held leadership positions at Manchester Airport plc and at airports in Canada, Cyprus, the Caribbean and the UK, as well as senior positions at two international airlines, Air Seychelles and British Caledonian Airways.

Lesley Ronaldson

Lesley Ronaldson - Is responsible for leading a team of highly driven account executives across UK & Ireland for LinkedIn, evangelizing organisations on the importance of Social Selling and how to use the LinkedIn platform to drive results. Passionate about connecting buyer and sellers to genuinely make a difference in the world of sales! Lesley is also a strong advocate of women in business and holds a number of positions in this regard including- Vice Chair Woman At LinkedIn EMEA , Cohort for Women's Initiative Leadership Invest Program and Woman At LinkedIn Ring Mentor Manager.

Paul O'Mahony

Paul O’Mahony - is an entrepreneur, Sunday independent columnist, author and is a specialist in digital marketing, mindset and wealth management. He is qualified as a PMP, BSc, QFA & MBA. He is a highly sought after international speaker on the topics of digital marketing and customer mindset, speaking and training thousands of people worldwide each year. With nine years of experience working for a US multinational corporation in Galway, Paul set up his first social media training academy and marketing agency in 2010 in Ireland and UK. He has built up a large client base of world renowned businesses such as, Costa, Premier Inn among others as well as government agencies, Hollywood & sporting celebrities. His companies focus on creating marketing strategies and implementation plans for both B2B and B2C organisations and assisting with successful management of their social media as well as providing consulting and coaching. During his presentation, Paul will share how to understand the mindset of a customer, why people make buying decisions and how this links to your business’ use of social networks.

See our full lineup of speakers - View Here

Here's what you can expect to take from the day:

  • Inspiration and motivation to take your business to the next level by keynotes from international speakers, complemented by insightful case studies and panel discussions.
  • New valuable connections made over a facilitated networking breakfast, speed networking session and evening networking drinks reception.
  • Opportunity to meet with and do business with some of Ireland's most progressive businesses who will be showcasing their services in our expo area.

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

The All-Ireland Business Summit provides an excellent opportunity to showcase your business to a large target audience through our event sponsorship or expo packages. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to network with fellow exhibitors, potential customers, business owners, investors and industry experts throughout the day. Be seen,increase your brand awareness and generate new business opportunities, contact our team today to learn more on 061-633639 or email

Please be aware that we may update and change any part or all of these event registration Terms and Conditions at any time without notifying you first. The updated Registration Terms and Conditions will become effective and binding on the next business day after it is posted. We also reserve the right to change the date, agenda or content for the event in our discretion.

The Summit will give you a platform to learn from experts, increase your circle of influence and advance your business and career...of course you will have great fun while doing so!