Calling anyone with an interest in business –BorderBizcamp 2014 is coming your way! We would love you to join other like-minded business people on Saturday the 13th of September for the third BorderBizcamp. The venue this year is MIFET at the impressive Monaghan Education Campus on the Armagh Road, Monaghan.
BorderBizcamp is business conference with a difference, being organised by business people for the benefit of other businesses people, with the aspiration of injecting some energy and can-do attitude into the business community along the border.
This year’s theme borrows its title from a Talking Heads track “Lady Don’t Mind’, :
“I’m Not Lost, But I Don’t Know Where I Am”
…the idea being that we’re getting back on our feet, so now what? We have an opportunity to go in a new direction.
As in previous years, the uniqueness of the event comes from the variety and diversity of speakers who will be present on the day bringing an expanse of business experience, knowledge and how-to to attendees at the event. Some of those confirmed so far are Mark Hurley of Mudge, Cera Ward – Google, Shane Martin - Moodwatchers and Niall Harbison of Lovindublin.com. These are just some of the 22 speakers who will be contributing on the day. More details of speakers will be announced on www.borderbizcamp.com as they are confirmed. you can register for this FREE event HERE.
Speakers - confirmed so far:
Mark Hurley is a serial entrepreneur who has a great story to tell. A true example of “had it all, lost it all and got back up again”. A true believer in the power of self belief and a positive mindset, Mark has been described by the Sunday Business Post as “One to watch in 2014″ and was described as ” A man who doesn’t know the meaning of the word No” by George Lee on RTE radio’s show “The Business”
LinkedIn: Mark Hurley
Cera Ward is Country Manager for Google Ireland, Large Customer Sales (LCS), she heads up the Irish sales team, who are focused on helping large Irish and Irish based International businesses “maximise” their use of Google advertising platforms and educating the Irish market on Google’s advertising suite – Adwords, YouTube, TrueView, Google Display Network and mobile.
Cera joined Google from 9 years at the national radio station Newstalk, where she led and built their advertising sales team from the early days through to being one of Ireland’s leading national sales teams. Before that, she spent time at a design agency Image Now and ad sales at 98FM. Cera is a Marketing Institute of Ireland graduate, prior to marketing she studied journalism. Cera is also the chairperson of the IAB Search Council, which strives to inspire and educate marketers in search marketing.
LinkedIn: Cera Ward
A psychologist, lecturer, trainer, speaker, poet and author – Shane Martin is dedicated to teaching the very best self-help psychology to empower people to enhance the quality of their lives. He works with the general public, with education, public and private sector organisations across Ireland. He has recently completed his first self help psychology book which will be launched in the Autumn.
LinkedIn: Shane Martin
Mairead has been teaching Yoga since 1979 and has explored many approaches to meditation including TM and Zen. She trained to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in Bangor University, Wales. She is currently studying Somatic Experiencing , a body-based approach to healing trauma and accumulated stress.
For long committed to mind-body approaches to human wellbeing, Mairead is particularly fascinated by the latest discoveries in interpersonal neurobiology – how our individual nervous systems influence and are influenced by our interaction with others, and how these discoveries are predicted to profoundly revolutionise fields such as health care, education, business and sport.
LinkedIn: Mairead Flynn
Hailing from Cookstown, Niall grew up in Brussels. He spent a number of years working as a private chef before starting his first business – a cookery tutorial website in 2007 at the age of 27. Although that business failed, he went on to co-found a social media agency Simply Zesty, which was acquired by UTV in 2012. He is now the co-CEO of global online media platform PR Slides and also growing the hugely popular website Lovin’ Dublin. He has recently published his first book “Get Sh*t Done” in which he shares the secrets he advocates for anyone who wants to make their life dreams come true.
LinkedIn: Niall Harbison
The main sponsors for the event are Local Enterprise Office- Monaghan and PLATO EBR – the networking and business development programme which is part financed by the European Union’s INTERREG IVA Cross Border Programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.
Register for the Border Bizcamp 2014 HERE