Networking


Business in the Fast Lane: 2017 IIBN Annual Conference in Dublin – Susan HayesCulleton
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Business in the Fast Lane: 2017 IIBN Annual Conference in Dublin – Susan HayesCulleton

“The IIBN Annual Conference is the highlight of the year and it works in great synergy with the IIBN membership. After London and New York, this year’s conference was in Dublin. I say it is the highlight of the year because a lot of care goes into preparing for it. I’m a member of the Dublin board, and the experience reminded me of being a...

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Irish Film Festival in London
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Irish Film Festival in London

Looking for something different to do on the lead up to this Christmas? Irish Film London are holding their Annual Irish Film Festival from the 29th November – 3rd December. IFL are a not for profit organisation championing Irish Film and Animation in the UK. The organisation run a year-round programme of Irish Film screenings and industry workshops, the St. Patrick’s Film Festival each March...

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Conferences are bunk. This one wasn’t. – by Colman Lydon, VP at Everwise.
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Conferences are bunk. This one wasn’t. – by Colman Lydon, VP at Everwise.

In the spirit of ownership of bias, I need to make two disclosures: I have been involved with the Irish International Business Network for 10 years. I can’t stand conferences – the blather, the forced networking, the crappy hotels, the uninspiring/under-exposed exhibits, the over-priced tickets and the over-processed learning. However, this time it was different. The Irish International Business Network is a global, voluntary organization of professionals,...

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Members Spotlight: Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Catseye Coaching & WIBN
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Members Spotlight: Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Catseye Coaching & WIBN

Siobhan Fitzpatrick: Career Transition Coach, Catseye Coaching.   Give us a brief description of yourself? (company, Profession, etc) I am the principal coach at Catseye Coaching and Director of Women In Business Network (WIBN) Ireland. I consider myself a conscious connector of people and have the pleasure of living that dream through both my businesses; Catseye Coaching which specialises in career transition and WIBN which...

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Members Spotlight: Ian Tansey, ProDroneWorx
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Members Spotlight: Ian Tansey, ProDroneWorx

Ian Tansey- Managing Director, ProDroneWorx   Give us a brief description of yourself? (company, Profession, etc) I’m from Sligo and have been living in London for the past 11 years. In 2016 I set up ProDroneWorx a drone technology solutions company, we provide inspection, mapping and surveying services in the UK and Ireland. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and commitment to improving operational efficiency,...

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Members Spotlight – Nicole Sullivan, White & Williams LLP
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Members Spotlight – Nicole Sullivan, White & Williams LLP

Nicole Sullivan – Partner, White & Williams LLP • Give us a brief description of your profession?  Nicole represents national and international clients in litigation, mediation and arbitration of complex commercial and business disputes. Nicole advises clients on pre-litigation and early resolution of actions as well as e-discovery issues. She assists foreign and domestic companies with opening and operating their businesses in the United States....

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Members Spotlight – Patrick Foley, Independent Financial Adviser
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Members Spotlight – Patrick Foley, Independent Financial Adviser

Patrick Foley – Independent Financial Adviser • Give us a brief description of yourself? (company, Profession, etc) I am originally from Waterville, Co. Kerry and moved to London in September 2009. I work as an independent financial adviser catering to the financial needs of high net worth individuals. Prior to going independent, I spent 6 years at Coutts bank in the Sports & Entertainment team...

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How To: Networking

How To: Networking

Networking is becoming a key differentiator in a world where it is not what you know or even who you know but who knows you. In this world of connected clusters of creative people, one simply can’t go it alone. You have to network your way to success. Opportunities don’t float around on clouds, they are attached to people. Having said that, arriving to a networking...

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A Story of Networking Success

A Story of Networking Success

Networking has become a dirty word. It conjures up images of after-hours events with cheap wine, mozzarella balls and hummus, business people exchanging cards and the odd keynote speaker who is either directly or surreptitiously selling their wares. IIBN member Kelly Hoey has a different take on how networking should work and be leveraged to your advantage and her book ‘Build Your Dream Network’ was...

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