To maximise every opportunity to grow your business, you first have to be able to spot the opportunities. You’ve got to sense when the time is right to make a move, and when it’s best to let others take the gamble, while you sit it out. Growing any size business not only takes drive, determination, and ambition, it also takes the wisdom to know who you can turn to for the right advice. Who are the people who can help you turn your ideas into income? This year’s Grow My Business conference is gearing up to be another unmissable event, with invaluable advice and practical guidance from a panel of successful entrepreneurs and marketing experts.
The Grow My Business Conference is in association with the Small Firms Association. The SFA will also run a Speed Networking session during the Conference.
The experts who can help you turn ideas into income for this year's Grow My Business Conference are:
FOOD ENTREPRENEUR AND RTÉ DRAGON’S DEN INVESTOR
With a broad variety of food investments, and a commitment to supporting emerging Irish food businesses, Alison has spent almost fifteen years in leadership and ownership roles in Ireland’s food industry. Alison will give us an insight into how, through innovation and hard work, home grown products and services can break through, on both a local and a global scale.
ENTREPRENEUR AND CEO OF WORLDBOX.IE
CEO of Wheels Couriers since 1997, Bernies skilful leadership has seen the business continue to evolve and adapt aggressively to the market. Thie focus is on developing and delivering customised Transport and IT solutions. In September 2014 Bernie launched the now hugely successful worldBOX.ie Bernie will discuss the idea of 'fishing where the fish are'
MARKETING EXPERT AND CHAIRMAN OF ADVERTISING AGENCY, TARGET MCCONNELLS
Gary is founder and chairman of Target McConnells one of Ireland’s leading advertising and digital agencies. He is a seasoned international speaker and writer on marketing and communications. He promises to get you buzzing with ideas and initiatives for your business.
DIRECTOR OF THE SMALL FIRMS ASSOCIATION (SFA)
Patricia is a previous recipient of the “O2 WMBusinesswoman of the Year” award and the “Network Ireland Businesswoman of the Year” award; was featured in the Irish Independent’s list of “Ireland’s Fifty Most Influential Women Business Leaders”, in Business & Finance magazine’s “Who’s Who in Irish Business”, and in “Capital Women of Influence: Profiles of 13 Inspirational Irish Women”.
HEAD OF MARKETING AT CORK'S RED FM
Stephen will present on the effectiveness of a recent marketing campaign for Red FM using the Ad Mailer direct marketing platform.
SFA SPEED NETWORKING SESSION
Make the most of your coffee break by joining the SFA Speed Networking session. You will have a series of 3-minute one-on-one meeting with a wide variety of companies, allowing you to find new clients, access new audiences or meet stategic business partners in a short space of time.
PLACES ARE LIMITED SO BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.