South Dublin Local Enterprise Office, Tallaght, Co Dublin, 14th May 2015
Sean was delighted to deliver his keynote talk¬†‘Success Leaves Clues’ to over 70 start up and emerging business owners as part of South Dublin’s National Enterprise Week. His talk covered key topics such as innovation, strategy and leadership and included many stories and examples from leading Irish businesses
Apache Pizza App Launch, April 29th 2015
Sean launched the App for Apache Pizza along with the company’s founder and managing director Robert Pendleton. Apache, a 100% Irish owned chain has over ninety stores throughout the country. App factory, an exciting new company set up by entrepreneur Caroline Malone & Sean, develops high volume affordable apps which will help Irish businesses harness the power of mobile in building stronger relationships with their customers.
Carlow Local Enterprise Office, Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, 15th April 2015
Sean was the keynote speaker at this year’s annual Carlow Local Enterprise lunch. Presenting his talk ‘Success Leaves Clues’ to over 100 local business owners, Local Authority representatives and Support Agencies, Sean highlighted the actions and characteristics of some of Ireland’s best known entrepreneurs and how they managed to build successful businesses.
Heat Merchants Group Annual Conference, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, April 3rd 2015
Sean joined Alan Hogan, Managing Director of Heat Merchants Group, to deliver the keynote address at the company’s annual business conference. Attended by over 70 of the company’s Branch Managers, Finance, Operations, Regional and Business Development staff, the theme of this year’s conference was ‘The important role managers play in bringing the business to the next level’. Sean focused on the key topics of Leadership, Strategy, Innovation and Resilience and drew on examples of how other Irish companies are successfully harnessing opportunities in their market place.
Launch of Energia Centre at House2Home, Kileen Road, Dublin, March 14th 2015
Sean joined Cormac Mannion, Energy Services Manager Energia, Michael Martin, Better Energy Homes SEAI & House2Home’s Managing Director, Mark Courtney to launch the new Energia Centre at the House2Home Showroom. Visitors to the centre will discover the latest in cost effective ways to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Hardware Association of Ireland Innovation Awards, City West, Dublin, February 15th 2015
Sean was Chair of the judging panel at the Hardware Association of Ireland (HAI) Inaugural Innovation Awards. These awards took place during the association’s hugely successful two day trade show and was the biggest event for the industry body to date.
Business Mentors Association Conference, British Banking Association Offices, London, February 12th 2015 ¬†
Sean was Keynote speaker at the recent Inaugural Conference of the Irish and UK’s¬†Business Mentors Association in London. Established by Kerrie Dorman, this professional body for Enterprise and Business Mentors¬†inspires and champions excellence in business mentoring.¬†The day was a great success and was packed with high level workshops and inspirational speakers.
Spark seminar, The Gibson Hotel, Dublin, February 6th 2015
Sean joined Nora Casey and a full house of over 200 guests for Nora’s annual seminar entitled¬†Spark. Sean, along with other speakers, Julie O‚ÄôNeill, Teena Gates and Colm Meagle shared¬†practical advice on how to set goals in order to get ahead in life. The seminar, through a series of interactive sessions was designed to help spark and shape the ambitions of those who attended.
National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, January 27th, 2015
Sean Chaired this year‚Äôs National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference entitled, ‘Maintaining Ireland as a High Value, Sustainable and Competitive Manufacturing Location‚Äô.¬† ¬†The 600 delegates had the opportunity to hear from an impressive list of speakers which included senior managers of world class Lean Manufacturing facilities such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, MSD, Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly.¬† For further information visit:¬†¬† www.manufacturingevent.com
Auto Trade Awards, City West Hotel, Dublin, November 9th, 2014
Sean was MC and Guest Speaker at this year’s Inaugural Auto Trade Awards. Attended by over 400 guests and hosted by Padraic Deane and his Team at Automotive Publications, this event honoured some 24 Finalists and 50 Regional Winners in the important Tyre and Auto Parts Industry. The event was the culmination of a two day Auto Trade Expo in the City West Convention Centre which was also a huge success.