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Young marketers push thought leadership


Young marketers from across the industry attended the Marketing Society Future Council’s first event in Foley’s on Merrion Row. Aimed at marketing professionals with 3-5-years’ experience, the ‘Influencing the Influencers’ forum saw the audience receive advice from the panel of speakers on how to be more influential within their careers. With a breadth of experience across the […]

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An Post to discuss making ideas pay

Wednesday 14th September: Pictured are Fiona Heffernan, Head of Post Media at An Post, Gary Brown, chairman of Ad Agency Target McConnell’s and Wheels Couriers, Alison Cowzer of Dragon’s Den and Head of Innovation at East Coast Bakehouse with WorldBOX owner Bernie Kinsella at the launch of An Post’s annual Grow My Business Conference 2016.
The next in the popular series of An Post Grow My Business interactive conferences will take place in Croke Park Stadium on Tuesday 18th October and in the Clarion Hotel Cork on Thursday 20th October. As part of the Grow My Business series, a panel of leading expert speakers will explore the topic ‘Turning Ideas Into Income’ along with challenges facing small to medium business owners.
The Grow My Business Conference is an inspirational and practical event bursting with invaluable advice and ideas on how to grow a business into 2017 and beyond. The Dublin conferences takes place on Tuesday 18th October from 7:30am to 12:30am in Croke Park. Tickets are priced €39 each and can be purchased at Early bird tickets available until September 30th.
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Photography: Conor Healy Photography

The discount rate for tickets to An Post’s latest Grow My Business series ends tomorrow. Early bird tickets cost €30 – the price then increases to €39. This time round, the topic is ‘Turning Ideas into Income’ with a line-up of speakers which includes Wheels Couriers and owner, Bernie Kinsella, Target McConnells chairman Gary Brown and East […]

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Three gears up for Electric Picnic

Three Mobile EP

Following its involvement in Longitude and Punchestown Music Festivals this summer, Three’s 3Live will travel to Electric Picnic this September where it will connect festival goers to music and experiences. Three will provide onsite charging services ensuring music fans are connected throughout the festival. For those who don’t fancy parting with their handset, portable power-banks will be […]

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Just Eat offers waiter service at EP

Pictured announcing details were JUST EAT Picnic Porters Jen Maguire & Mark McCormack.
Monday 1st August 2016 - JUST EAT, Ireland’s leading takeaway app, bringing the hugely popular JUST EAT Retreat to Electric Picnic for the third year, offering festival-goers a destination where they can relax, with plenty of treats on offer and the JUST EAT Waiter Service delivering food and drink to festival-goers. This year, JUST EAT is also introducing the JUST EAT Picnic Porters concierge service to Electric Picnic. JUST EAT Picnic Porters will be on hand at the carpark of this year’s Electric Picnic to help festival-goers deliver their kit easily to the entrance of their campsite, making the dreaded journey that little bit more convenient. 
For those who don’t have a ticket to this year’s sold out festival, JUST EAT will place branded 'Festival Forks' in ten random takeaway orders around the country and all consumers have to do is find the fork and they are on their way to Electric Picnic, with a pair of VIP tickets. 
JUST EAT will also be piloting “Tent Talks” at the JUST EAT Retreat, inspirational talks from a diverse range of contributors including Marissa Carter, founder of the Cocoa Brown brand, and Tropical Popical owner Andrea Horan. They will join a host of high-profile DJs playing the JUST EAT Retreat throughout the weekend. Details of the full line up will be announced in the coming weeks.
Edel Kinane, Marketing Director, JUST EAT Ireland said: “Once again we’re excited to back at Electric Picnic with the JUST EAT Retreat. It promises to be even better than ever with the JUST EAT Retreat offering festival goers lots of treats in an area where they can relax, order food and drink to be delivered by the JUST EAT Wait

Takeaway app Just Eat is bringing its porters concierge service to Electric Picnic music and arts festival and for the third year is offering festival goers a relax and eat retreat. The porters will be on hand at the festival carpark. For those without a ticket to the sold out weekend, Just Eat is placing […]

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Davy sponsors Schmidt charity breakfast

A talk by Ireland rugby coach Joe Schmidt in aid of the Carmichael Centre for voluntary groups will be held in Davy House on Dawson Street in Dublin at 8am next Wednesday. The session will include a discussion with ‘guru of global philanthropy’ Kingsley Aikins as the two men look back at the Six Nations, […]

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Dublin hosts ESOMAR world congress

Convention Centre Dublin

Dublin will play host to the 68th ESOMAR world marketing research congress in the Convention Centre from this Sunday. Over 1,000 delegates from 70 countries are expected to show up for the event which runs until next Wednesday. The programme includes presentations by global research agencies, including Nielsen, GfK, Ipsos and TNS. Major research buyers […]

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Sutherland to address IMI conference

Rory Sutherland at Adfx

OgilvyOne’s executive creative director Rory Sutherland returns to Ireland next month to address the Irish Management Institute (IMI) annual conference. A regular visitor to Dublin in recent years, he has spoken at IAPI Adfx events and the Dalkey Book Festival. An inspiring and charismatic speaker, he has some memorable insights for marketers in his repertoire. […]

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Taste of Dublin boss settles €120k bill

Avril Bannerton

Events organiser Avril Bannerton, who is managing director of Taste of Dublin, which runs at the Iveagh Gardens this week, settled a bill of €120,000 for underdeclaration of vat, the latest list of tax defaulters released by the Revenue shows. A former Image businesswoman of the year winner and Aer Lingus hostess, she also organises […]

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Ad execs face scrutiny from students

Sinead O'Moore, Language

A panel of six young people from the industry will form a panel to be ‘grilled’ by an audience of marketing and advertising students from various colleges in Dublin and a number of juniors working in the business as part of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s (IAPI) Big Grill. The event takes place […]

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Bord Bia shortlisted for four research awards

Mario Rosenstock

Ireland’s food and drinks promotions body Bord Bia has been shortlisted for four of its campaigns in the annual Marketing Society research excellence awards. Bord Bia’s Irish IMF Exporters Billion Dollar Baby campaign is in the running in the two categories of brand development and strategy and qualitative research. Glanbia’s ‘Local Tuning’ Avonmore in China […]

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AAI double bill to conclude Toolkit ROMI series

The Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) has lined up two executives from Nielsen and Millward Brown in the UK to discuss media mix modelling, long term brand equity and the right roles for each media as part of the final instalment in its Tuesdays Nuts & Bolts of Advertising Toolkit series on measuring return […]

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Marketing Society to host election talk

The Marketing Society is to host an evening debate on the role played by marketing in this month’s local and European elections in Doheny & Nesbitt’s pub on Dublin’s Baggot Street, around the corner from Government Buildings. A panel of three election experts will provide analysis, insight and discussion on the mood of the voter, […]

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AAI hosts Dutch creatives

The Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) will host a morning seminar talk by KesselsKramer creative director Richard Walker and managing director and partner Engin Celikbas explaining their vision on what it takes to create great work and getting the best from an agency. Since its launch in Amsterdam in 1996, KesselsKramer (KK) has built […]

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