Business Conference

The #MEW2016 Business Conference & Expo.

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Meath Enterprise Week 2016 takes place across Meath from 14-18 November with events focusing on the main themes of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The main business conference takes place in the Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, Co Meath on Tuesday 15th November from 8.30am.

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#MEW2016 Business Conference & Expo – Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim – 14/11/15

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 8.30am – Registration / Business Expo Starts

9.00am – Conference Starts – Opened by Cllr Maria Murphy – Meath Co Co – Cathlaoirleach

9.10am – Welcome to #MEW2016 by our host – Orlaith Carmody – MediaTraining.ie – MD

9.20pm – Panel 1 – ‘The importance of Innovation & Design Thinking in Business’

Chaired by Orlaith Carmody – MediaTraining.ie – MD

Each Panelist will have opportunity to give a 3 minute pitch of their business / venture / organisation

  • Innovation Delivery – Keith Finlgas – MD
  • Enterprise Ireland – Dr Michael Brougham – Regional Director
  • TouchHits – Adam McCrossan – CEO
  • MamaBud – Sarah Martin – CEO

10.00am – Minister Damien English

10.10am – Schools Presentation – Best Business/Enterprise Idea or Concept

Supported by Meath Enterprise, JM Foods, AIB & Navan Credit Union

10.20am – Business Expo / Networking

10.40am – Panel 2 – ‘Cultivating an Entrepreneurship Culture’

Chaired by Orlaith Carmody – MediaTraining.ie – MD

Each Panelist will have opportunity to give a 3 minute pitch of their business / venture

  • Meath Enterprise – Gary O’Meara – Manager
  • GEN Ireland – David Bradley – Co-Founder
  • Business Mentor – Paul Murtagh
  • Hexafly – Alvan Hunt – CEO

11.20am – Business Expo / Networking

11.40 – Panel 3 – ‘Developing World Class Scale Ups’

Chaired by Orlaith Carmody – MediaTraining.ie – MD

Each Panelist will have opportunity to give a 3 minute pitch of their business / venture

  • Epicom – John Cunningham – CEO
  • Bru Brewery – Daire Harlin – CEO
  • Cantillon Foundation – Maree Helena – Founder
  • Minister for Housing & Urban Renewal – Damien English TD

 

12.20pm – Break for Business Expo / Networking / Artisan Buffet Lunch

 

 2.00pm – Conference Re-Starts – Opened by Kevin Stewart – Meath Co Co – Director of Services

2.10pm – Guest Speaker – AIB – Gerard Corcoran – Head of AIB Meath, Westmeath, Longford

2.20pm – #GEW2016 / GEN Ireland – David Bradley – Co-Founder

2.30pm – Panel 4 – ‘Regional Economic Development & Clustering’

Chaired by – Maree Helena – Cantillon Foundation – Founder

Each Panelist will have opportunity to give a 3 minute pitch of their business / venture / organisation

  • eCOMM – Noel Moran – CEO
  • IT Alliance – Dara Mullen – Director
  • Epicom – John Cunningham – CEO
  • Meath Co Co – Pat Gallagher – Senior Planner Economic Development Strategy
  • Enterprise Ireland – Michael Brougham – Director

3.30am – Conference Ends – Closed by Gary O’Meara – Meath Enterprise – Manager

 

4.00pm – Business Expo Closed

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