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Feeney to headline ESB Live at NCH

Julie Feeney, widely known for her hit single Impossibly Beautiful, will headline the ESB Live 2010 at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Saturday, May 29. The Galway singer will perform a theatrical show with a live orchestra as part of the ESB-sponsorship of Irish acts at the Earlsfort Terrace venue. Last year saw […]

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Robin Gibb in Dublin for IBI seminar

Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees pop group will be the keynote speaker at the Independent Broadcasters of Ireland (IBI) annual seminar next Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel on Golden Lane in Dublin. The conference theme is ‘Radio: Stayin’ Alive’ and independent stations owners, management and broadcasters are due to attend. Gibb will speak as […]

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AAI looks ahead with Love

The Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) is to host a breakfast seminar on the topic of ‘2010, what’s ahead’ with Sarah Love of Goosebump sales promotion and Una Fitzgibbon of Bord Bia. The discussion will be based on trend studies and a facilitator will pose questions to the speakers. The Nuts & Bolts seminar […]

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Docklands adds festival previews

The ‘12 Days of Christmas’ festival returns to Dublin’s Docklands this year with special preview days added by the organisers. Previews will be held on Thursday, December 10, and Friday, December 11, 12 noon to 8pm – in the same week that the extended Luas line from Tallaght to the 02 starts. Now in its […]

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NUI to host brands masterclass

Prof Leslie de Chernatony will co-host a one-day brand masterclass at NUI Galway NUI Galway is to host a one-day masterclass for business leaders entitled ‘Growing brands through a recession’ on Thursday, January 31. The guest speaker will be Prof Leslie de Chernatony, professor of brand marketing at Universita della Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland and […]

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Dara O'Briain for Marketing Society Christmas lunch

Comedian and broadcaster Dara O’Briain, widely known for hosting Mock the Week on BBC 2, is the special guest at the Marketing Society Christmas lunch in the Shelbourne hotel on Friday, December 11th. The society’s chairperson, Valda Boardman, said tickets for the event, priced €150 each, were selling fast but as of today there were […]

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Viral expert to address digital forum

A viral expert whose agency created a celebrated video for T-Mobile showing people dancing in Liverpool Street station in London and which has attracted over 14 million viewers is among speakers taking part in a digital conference in Dublin next month. Ben Robinson from Freud Communications in the UK is among a line-up which will […]

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McCarthy to speak at ISME national conference

Colm McCarthy of An Bord Snip, whose report to the government is recommending areas where spending cuts should be made to help the economy recover and avoid possible interference in our affairs from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will address the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) national conference in the Crowne Plaza Hotel […]

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Training expert has designs on opening people's minds

Ian Kingston, founder and managing director, Essential Training, is the guest speaker at the next Design Business Ireland (DBI) Informs meeting. Kingston will talk on the theme ‘Open Your Mind’ by posing the question “are you a recessionist or an expressionist?” With a background in banking and insurance, Kingston has over 20 years experience in […]

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O'Brien to headline journalism talk at NUI Galway

Businessman Denis O’Brien, who is currently embroiled in a power struggle with other shareholders and board members of Independent News & Media, will deliver the keynote address at a conference at NUI Galway on Friday, October 2nd. With the theme ‘Journalism of the Future: The Changes and the Challenges’, the event is being staged as […]

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'Buzz Marketing' author for MII national conference

Mark Hughes, author of ‘Buzz Marketing’, who grew eBay’s Half.com from zero to eight million users in under three years, is among the line-up of speakers who are due to address the 30th national marketing conference in the Four Season hotel in Dublin on Wednesday, November 4th. Organised by the Marketing Institute (MII), the theme […]

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Teelings to tell UCD alumni Cooley story

Businessman Dr John Teeling and Stephen Teeling will give a special address to alumni of the UCD School of Business when they talk about the story of Cooley Distillery early next month. The talk will be followed by a whiskey tasting in the Laurence Crowley boardroom in the UCD Smurfit School. UCD’s Prof Damien McLoughlin, […]

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AAI hosts talk on personal survival and team motivation

Even before the recession kicked in research on employee motivation and engagement was a concern with indications that 54 per cent of employees were to some extent disengaged from their work. The current environment has compounded these trends bringing greater pressure and stress to the workplace. An evening meeting of the Association of Advertisers in […]

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