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Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) Sponsorship Announcement
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Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) Sponsorship Announcement

We are delighted to announce Dorsey& Whitney (Europe) LLP as a new London Sponsor of IIBN. Dorsey is an international law firm with over 550 lawyers in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. Some of the world’s most successful companies count on Dorsey to help them meet legal and business challenges. Dorsey serves a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on TMT, healthcare, banking, agriculture,...

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New appointment at IIBN
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New appointment at IIBN

IIBN is delighted to announce the appointment of Angela Sammon as Chief Commercial Officer at IIBN. In her new role, Angela will oversee income generation for the organisation, including sponsorship, membership expansion and special events. She joins IIBN with a successful track record in the charity fundraising sector. She was most recently Partnerships Director at the award-winning education charity The Brilliant Club; and formerly Key...

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Congratulations to ŠKODA Ireland, IIBN CEE Sponsor, on their commission to provide transportation to the Papal Party.
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Congratulations to ŠKODA Ireland, IIBN CEE Sponsor, on their commission to provide transportation to the Papal Party.

  It all actually happened by chance, in typical Irish style. A few months ago, a member of the organizing committee for the Ninth World Meeting of Families was choosing a vehicle and came by the local dealer John Mulholland Motors to look at ŠKODA cars. There, he was captivated by their simple values and qualities and immediately asked: “Would you like to support the Pope’s visit and the World Meeting of Families?” That was a unique opportunity for the Irish...

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How Important is Networking ?
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How Important is Networking ?

Martin McEvoy, Managing Partner, Signium Ireland, tells us why he thinks networking is important. IIBN would like to thank Hedgehogs Vs Foxes for doing the Video www.hvf.ie


A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna
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A Tale of Three Networkers – everything in life & business is about people By Mary McKenna

In this longish read I ask three awesome networkers from my own inner circle to share some of their secrets and to give their opinions on a few of the more controversial aspects of what makes a good networker. The three are independent film maker and producer Rachel Rath, tech entrepreneur and Klipboard founder/CEO Draven McConville and serial CEO & business strategist Denise McQuaid. All three just happen to be...

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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”
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Highlights from IIBN Dublin “Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites”

Highlights from the evening, with Maeve Kneafsey (co-founder CloudKPI) and Newstalk’s Business Breakfast presenter Vincent Wall discussed ‘Silicon Valley, Reality Sound Bites’ – the tough realities of operating an Irish tech start up in California’s Silicon Valley. We had two 3 Minuite presentations: John Hamrock, Founder & MD,  Ancestor Network Limited Rebecca Winckworth, Co Founder White & Green We would like to thank Beauchamps our...

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Members Spotlight: Fiona Flood

Members Spotlight: Fiona Flood

Fiona Flood, Business Owner of PA 4 a Day. Give us a brief description of yourself? I am the owner of PA 4 a Day. PA 4 a Day provides professional, confidential personal assistant services for visiting executives. Services we provide for our clients include Airport meet and greet, chauffer transport, facilitation of client meetings, venue bookings, personal errands, hotel and restaurant recommendations and reservations....

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Members Spotlight: Barbara Moynihan

Members Spotlight: Barbara Moynihan

Barbara Moynihan, Managing Director of On Your Feet.    I am founder and MD of On Your Feet, the presentations and pitch training company.   In my early career I had worked in Allied Irish Banks – mainly in Branch banking.  In branch banking you got to meet a fantastic variety of people – you never knew who was going to walk in the door...

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Enterprise Ireland invested €72m in 87 companies last year

Enterprise Ireland invested €72m in 87 companies last year

Investment was made through organisation’s seed and venture capital scheme Enterprise Ireland invested €72 million in 87 companies last year through its Seed and Venture Capital Scheme which supports the development of high-growth Irish companies. The State agency, tasked with helping Irish businesses to deliver export sales, identified companies with the potential to grow jobs and generate significant additional exports. Some €175 million has been approved...

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10 Irish Inventions that changed the world

10 Irish Inventions that changed the world

When it comes to world-changing inventions, the little island of Ireland has created its fair share. Here are ten amazing Irish inventions that had a global impact. 1: Colour photography, invented by John Joly in 1894 Modern day photographers owe a debt of gratitude to a man from the Irish midlands. John Joly was born near the village of Bracknagh in Co. Offaly and was...

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