Connecting & Inspiring Marketers & Entrepreneurs

In two years we have brought over 600 marketers & SMEs together to learn and adopt new digital marketing practices. Helping companies to create a clearer digital strategy, improve lead generation, drive stronger engagement, increase sales, and gain insight into today’s latest digital tools.

Attendees included:

Speakers 2018

Cian Corbett - MD, Leading Social

Cian’s Session ‘The Evolution of Social Media-People, Platforms and Performance’, will detail how to match quality content with acute targeting. He has worked with some of Ireland’s biggest brands including Three, AIB and Toyota.

Greg Fry - International Social Media Trainer

Greg’s Workshop ‘Secrets of Successful Video Marketing’, will detail best practices to smash your content marketing, especially with 64% of customers more likely to buy. He is a Lecturer for the Digital Marketing Institute and Co founder of Content Plan.


Marie Murphy - Fort Privacy Partners

Marie’s Session ‘10 Commandments of Consent under GDPR’, will examine how to get your marketing activities legal under GDPR, which comes into effect May 25th. She is a Certified Data Protection Officer and Co founder of Fort Privacy Partners.


Josh Powell - Head of Int. Brand Engagement, Paddy Power

Josh’s Session ‘Create killer content that creates dialogue’, will detail best practices of digital PR to ultimately increase sales. He is a responsible for Betfair’s PR, Editorial, Social content and Sponsorship activity across international markets.

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Gary Quinn – Editor, Irish Times Content Studio

Gary’s session ‘ Reach highly engaged audiences through Native Advertising’. He has led multiple award-winning commercial media campaigns, including INMA Global Media Award Winner 2017 – Best native campaign for Audi’s The Best of Both Worlds. He has a real love for storytelling and finding people who have a real story to tell.

John Pryor - Video Games Lead, Twitter UK & Ireland

John’s session is ‘Harness the power of Twitter’. He has lead the in market Gaming team at Twitter UK & Ireland, responsible for all paid media activity across our top gaming brands including traditional video gaming & mobile games publishers.

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Kate Fitzgerald - Account Manager, Google Marketing Solutions

Kate’s session on “Advancing your Audience” centres on the Google Adwords solutions for you, to find your audience in a marketplace that is increasingly diverse, demanding and competitive. Kate will focus on what the leading advertisers are doing to find, grow and build brand loyalty amongst their consumers. Kate has worked with some of the UK & Ireland’s largest marketing agencies and advertisers on full funnel marketing strategy and creating sustainable success.

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Sarah Grogan - Senior Social Client Lead, Wolfgang

Sarah has managed very successful advertising campaigns for CityJet, Camino Ways and Littlewoods Ireland. Her area of expertise is in Facebook Advertising where she has achieved some excellent results by getting valuable content in front of the right audiences. Sarah’s work has been nominated in the Digital Media Awards 2018 and the Social Media Awards (Sockies) 2018.

Sandra Hennessey - SEO Trainer & Lecturer

Sandra’s workshop ‘Be found, interact and convert ’, will detail 10 things to do right now to improve your SEO. She is the founder of Be Dynamic and her clients include Digital Marketing Institute, IIA, Irish Times Training, LEO’s, Enterprise Ireland, and Fáilte Ireland.

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Stephen Ryan - Head of RedFM Marketing & Lecturer

Stephen’s Session ‘How to create a clearer strategy for your digital transformation’, will detail how to align business goals, utilising digital assets and being data driven. He is the head of Marketing for RedFM helping the station to win Cork Digital Marketing Award for best Digital Strategy.

Conor Barron - Digital Comm. Manager, Bord Gais Energy

Conor’s Session ‘How to track & capitalize on consumers behaviour across multiple channels’. He is responsible for all aspects of Digital Communication for Bord Gáis Energy including online PR, online advertising, social media marketing and search engine marketing.

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Sinead Carroll - Founder Irish Blogger Agency

Sinead’s workshop ‘5 ways to use influencers to gain new customers’. With 30% of consumers more likely to buy, the power of influencers cannot be ignored. Irish Blogger Agency is Ireland’s dedicated agency for digital influencer marketing to help brands and influencers join together to create a winning formula.

Sean Markey - Senior SEO Specialist, Wolfgang

Sean has since become Wolfgang Digital’s longest serving SEO, leading campaigns for clients based in many different industries and countries. Taking his experience in other areas of digital marketing on board, Sean prefers to employ a holistic approach to his SEO campaigns. Sean bears the distinction of having held a Digital Media Award (Ireland), a Drum Search Award (UK), a European Search Award and a Landy Search Award (World) at the same time (he is believed to be the first person ever to do so). In his spare time, Sean acts as a writer and sub-editor for the popular culture website and is renowned as Ireland’s foremost dinosaur enthusiast, having presented dinosaur shows in both Ireland and the UK.

Dave McEvoy - Director & founder of Dmac Media

Dave has been involved in the Design industry for over 15 years, He worked for a broad range of clients in the graphic and print sector and in 2008 he launched Dmac Media. Dmac has now grown to one of the largest web design agencies in the country.


Carol O'Kelly - Strategic Marketing Expert, Founder of Redstorm

Strategic marketing and business development expert Carol, has worked with many high profile SMEs over almost 20 years, both in Ireland and the US.
Carol has an untraditional and multi-faceted approach to branding and strategic marketing provides actionable insight to those looking to build businesses, truly engage their audiences and leverage the full power of their marketing creativity for real results.

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Brendan Keary & Eoin Derham - Kearys Motors

Their session is ‘Reactive marketing and creating everyday’, discussing how to understand your brands’ voice, reacting to trends online and how to move on these opportunities to make for genuine successful content. They recently turned a standard test drive video into a ‘granny edition’ reaching over 500k online.

Dr Philip Donnellan - Digital Integration Consultant, DigiGrow

Philip’s engineering background coupled with his GDPR experience ensures that he not only brings a high level of analytical analysis to each interaction but that he also has the technical knowledge and experience to implement required solutions. Having helped organisations across a diverse range of industries (fitness, medical, IT, retail and charities) to expand, to streamline their digital models, and to become GDPR compliant, he is optimally positioned to implement and lead any organisation’s digital transformation and growth strategy.

Limerick - October 11th 2018

Cork - May 23rd 2019

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