The Networking Summit - Dublin, 21 September 2018

Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel

#GainTheEdge

What to Expect

Join 150+ businesspeople and exhibitors and learn how to network effectively at The Networking Summit 2018!

Did you know that 90% of all new business comes through networking!

At The Networking Summit, you will learn how to:

  • Build long-term business relationships that boost your bottom line
  • Speed up your sales cycle by learning how to read and communicate with potential clients
  • Be remembered – break through the clutter of online marketing and differentiate yourself and your brand

SPEAKERS

Catherine Moonan
Pitch Coach
Catherine Moonan
Pitch Coach

Catherine is the author of ‘The Pitch Coach’ and Pitch Coach on RTÉ’s ‘Dragons’ Den’, having successfully coached over 500 contestants on all the series to date and helped them to secure over €5 million investment. Catherine has coached entrepreneurs and graduates on many of Ireland’s established start-up and accelerator programmes, including the IBYE finalists 2014 and 2015, along with the Enterprise Ireland ‘Access Silicon Valley’ and ‘SPRINT’ Programmes, and the recent Enterprise Ireland Client Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand.Catherine has worked with individuals and corporate groups within a wide range of industry sectors and helped them to tell their unique story. She’s a freelance broadcaster and journalist, with a Masters in Journalism from Dublin City University. In addition Catherine holds a BA (Hons) in French and German Interpreting and Translating from Dublin City University and a Higher Diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin. Catherine also holds a Teaching Diploma in Speech and Drama from London College. Catherine currently lectures with the IMI in Global Communications and Presentation Skills on the Diploma in International Business Development.The Pitch Coach

Joseph McGuire Speaker The Networking Summit
Joseph McGuire
Profiler
Joseph McGuire Speaker The Networking Summit
Joseph McGuire
Profiler

Having practiced, taught and honed his techniques over a period of more than 30 years Joseph has developed a mastery of observational skills. He uses them to add an extra degree of clarity and accuracy to his client’s decision making when choosing candidates for senior level recruitment or promotion. He is also in demand for his assistance in negotiations, and for group training such as Team Building and Added Sales Skills.In his profiling Joseph provides clear, detailed and accurate insights into personality, behaviour style, communication patterns, stress triggers and responses and more, of the individuals being profiled. This facilitates his clients in making clear decisions as to the best fit for their organization and culture. He is highly experienced in the role of impartial and unbiased observer, enabling interviewers to focus on asking questions specifically role related.Clearsight Communications

Kingsley Aikins Networking Guru
Kingsley Aikins
Networking Guru
Kingsley Aikins Networking Guru
Kingsley Aikins
Networking Guru

Kingsley Aikins is a recognised expert on Networking and has written and spoken extensively on the topic. He has run workshops and presentations for some of the world’s leading companies such as Google, LinkedIn, Accenture, Deloitte, Intel, KPMG, PwC and a number of leading law firms in Ireland and elsewhere. He has worked with governments and international agencies such as the US State Department, the UN, EU and the World Bank.Kingsley is an economics graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has lived and worked in 6 countries in all of which he found networking and building networks essential for making progress. He worked for 10 years for the Irish Trade Board and IDA Ireland and was based in Sydney. He then led the Ireland Funds for 21 years mostly based in Boston. In his time with the Funds over a quarter of a billion dollars was raised for projects in Ireland. He was awarded a CBE for his work on British – Irish issues. A former Leinster rugby player he is now based in Dublin with his wife and three children.Diaspora Matters

Dave Russell - The Mind Coach - Speaker - The Networking Summit
Dave Russell
The Mind Coach
Dave Russell - The Mind Coach - Speaker - The Networking Summit
Dave Russell
The Mind Coach

Dave Russell is a former Financial Markets Trader turned Mind Coach, who now teaches people how to release more of their minds potential.He works with individuals and corporate clients helping them to develop mental resilience and operate at peak performance. He has also worked with both Olympic and Paralympic athletes.He is a hypnotherapist, psychotherapist, master practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, and an expert of accelerated learning techniques.Dave is the holder of the Irish memory record for the most digits of Pi memorized and teaches audiences how to unlock the human minds infinite power for memory, recall and learning to create a competitive advantage in business.He is the creator of Easy Ways to Better Grades an online accelerated learning program for students and the inventor of The 3 Pathways Approach program for dealing with chronic stress and anxiety.He is also the author of a series of audio books that help children struggling with mental health challenges.As one of the countries only firewalking instructors Dave believes that if you can learn a mental strategy that can let you walk across burning coals barefoot and not get burned, you can learn a strategy to tackle anything that life throws at you.The Mind Coach

Joanne O'Riordan keynote speaker
Joanne O’Riordan
Keynote Speaker
Joanne O'Riordan keynote speaker
Joanne O’Riordan
Keynote Speaker

From Millstreet in County Cork, Joanne is only one of seven people in the world living with a rare physical disability known as Total Amelia. This means she was born without all four limbs and even though there is no medical explanation as to why this happened, Joanne or indeed her family has never allowed it to hold her back. She has used technology to enhance her abilities in both her education and through the wider social environment. She has conquered enormous challenges at home, in school and around the local community. She first shot to fame when she confronted Enda Kenny on disability cuts forcing the government into a U-turn. She has addressed the United Nations and discussed technology with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Apple. She has been named Cork Person of the Month and Young Person of the Year at the People of the year awards. Joanne has challenged the most advanced minds in the world to build her a robot that would become her hands and legs. The challenges she faces everyday get bigger and far greater to overcome. She is truly an inspiration to others. You can fully appreciate and understand her story through her own film, directed and produced by her brother Steven O’Riordan, No Limbs No Limits is described as a film “which explores Joanne’s personal relationships with her family and those she meets on a daily basis”. Joanne adapted her life in such a way that it has given her both national and international acclaim. Joanne is now an example to all able bodied and disabled bodies to live very happy, independent, fulfilled lives.No Limbs No Limits

Alison Comyn
Master of Ceremonies
Alison Comyn
Master of Ceremonies

Alison Comyn is a television and print journalist and broadcaster, best known as news anchor of UTV Ireland's IFTA-winning news and current affairs programmes Ireland Live. Alison has presented numerous current affairs and entertainment programmes in the UK and Ireland with RTÉ, BBC, Sky News and Channel 4, as well as covering for Joe Duffy on numerous occasions on Liveline on RTE radio 1. She is an experienced voice-over artist, MC and moderator, and has hosted corporate and charity events for Bord Gais, University of Limerick, Threshold and Concern to mention but a few. With over 25 years in the media business, she also runs Alison Comyn Communications, training professionals in media & presentation skills, and personal impact & brand.Alison Comyn Communications

Siobhan Fitzpatrick - Speaker - The Networking Summit
Siobhan Fitzpatrick
Summit Host
Siobhan Fitzpatrick - Speaker - The Networking Summit
Siobhan Fitzpatrick
Summit Host

Create value before you extract it, through authentic and genuine engagement', is something you’ll hear Siobhan say often. With over 25 years’ experience working in large organisations in New York, London and Dublin, across many different industry sectors including Investment Banking, Financial Services, Aerospace, Recruitment and Not-for-Profit, Siobhan understands the value of networking both from a career and business perspective. She considers herself a #ConsciousConnector through her work with the Women In Business Network (WIBN) and her career transition practice, Catseye Coaching.Returning to Ireland in 2015 Siobhan was acutely aware of the lack of women networking for their businesses/careers. Having personal success through WIBN she brought the network to Ireland in January 2016, launching it’s first group in Dublin and since then it has expanded to over 16 groups across 10 counties and growing exponentially. Her passion is empowering others to achieve their goals.WIBN Ireland & Catseye Coaching

Why Attend?

We have gathered leaders in networking and communications to deliver solutions-driven presentations to help you to build your business.

8:15 - 9:00Registration & Open Networking Breakfast
9:15 - 12:20Speakers & Panel Session
12:20 - 13:20Lunch
13:20 - 15:10Masterclasses
15:20 - 15:50Keynote Speaker

Pitch Masterclass

Pitch Masterclass with Catherine Moonan at The Networking Summit
with Catherine Moonan

Profiling One-on-One

Profiling one on one Masterclass with Joseph McGuire at the Networking Summit
with Joseph McGuire

How to Remember and Be Memorable

The Mind Coach Master Class with Dave Russel at the Networking Summit
with Dave Russell

Networking Roadmap to Success

Networking Roadmap to Success with Kingsley Aikins at the Networking SUmmit
with Kingsley Aikins

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport

less than a 5 minute drive to Dublin Airport & M1/M50 Motorways

20mins from Dublin City and 90mins from Belfast

Each ticket provides full access to The Networking Summit which includes all morning sessions, 2 x Masterclasses, exhibit area, breakfast, breaks and seated lunch.  All prices are inclusive of VAT at 23%.