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BUILTINCORK: Behind The Brand

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REPUBLIC OF WORK

12 south mall

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Welcome to the first BUILTINCORK of 2020!

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It's a new year, a new decade, but whatever about that, we like to follow tradition!

So, as always, we are kicking off the new year with a look back on our favourite brands of the previous year.

Hear the tales and the stories behind these successful homegrown brands, ask plenty of questions and enjoy a BrewDog beer on us!

Our panellists...

David Doyle, O'Flynn's Gourmet Sausages

David works with a passion for Brand Management and Creative Marketing. Having worked with a number of brands across a broad range of industries, David generally focuses on Social Media and Creative Marketing Techniques to increase Brand Awareness. David is currently the Marketing Manager for local award winning food producers O'Flynn's Gourmet Sausage Company based out of Cork's renowned English Market.

Currently David lectures in both College of Commerce and UCC and regularly guest lecturers in different colleges to speak on his own experiences and areas of marketing, branding and business development.

Diarmuid McSweeney & Niall Horgan, GYM+COFFEE

Niall Horgan, Co-Founder & CEO

Niall has spent over 9 years in various sales and marketing roles including time at Twitter, Slack, Sky and Irish Mainport Holdings. During this time he was responsible for setting up International sales operations, building and scaling sales teams across the EMEA region, all while working with brands and agencies on their digital marketing strategies. In 2016 he was named one of the Sunday Independent's Top 30 Under 30 in Ireland. Niall has a huge interest in sport and keeping fit, he had a number of years playing GAA with Cork winning an All Ireland Medal and 4 Munster Medals in football and hurling, he has ran the Cape Town marathon and enjoys a daily Crossfit workout.

Diarmuid McSweeney, Co-Founder & CMO

Diarmuid has spent over 10 years working in marketing and communications strategy in some of the biggest and best communications agencies in Ireland and Australia. Across these roles, he has developed business and marketing strategies and advertising campaigns for clients in numerous consumer facing industries. During this time, he has won a number of international awards for market research, creative advertising and communications commercial effectiveness. He is also interested in keeping fit and has completed a number of triathlons.

Stephen Ryan, Narration & 24 Stories

Stephen founded Narration as he believed more businesses could benefit from telling their authentic story. Stephen has been marketing brands in Cork over the last decade, as Head of Marketing at Cork’s Red FM for over 2 years and Fota Wildlife Park for over 7 years.

Stephen enjoyed great success at both organisations and in the last 10 years played a key role in helping both companies have record years in terms of listeners and visitors. On top of this Stephen has won numerous awards including 3 Eir Spider Awards including best Website in Ireland, 4 Cork Digital Marketing Awards, 2 Irish Radio Awards and 1 Cork Company of the Year award.

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