Networking offers many benefits. The chance to discuss new ideas, generate leads, as well as learn about upcoming new products/trends that may benefit your business or service.
We’ve picked some networking events taking place in the next few months in both Dublin and Belfast that cater for professionals looking to network with like-minded individuals.
1. High trust Networking with Sean Weafer
This free event takes place in Island Hall in Lisburn just outside Belfast on the 28th September. Sean Weafer is a best selling business author and international speaker. He will explain 7 key concepts to attracting and retaining high value clients as well as some networking tips to ensure business growth.
More information can be found here.
2. Principles of Successful Persuasion
This event is being hosted by Women in Business and takes place on the 19th of October in Stormont Hotel, Belfast. The event covers the skills needed to influence people in strategically important situations. These skills are necessary to achieve both personal and career goals. This event is being led by Mark Garrett Hayes who has delivered sales and leadership training to some of the biggest brands both nationally and internationally.
This event costs £10+VAT for Women in Business members, and £30+VAT for non-members. Find further information here.
3. Belfast Business Network Group
Belfast Business Network Group is run by Acordia Business Networking and takes place every Wednesday at 9.15am in Weavers Court Business Park, Belfast. It advertises a ‘dynamic agenda’ including individual promotional slots.
Booking is required and meetings cost £10. For more information or to book a slot, click here.
1. Digital Marketing Tips and Strategies
This free event is taking place on the 17th October in Bank of Ireland at Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2. The speaker, Emma Boylan is Public Relations Marketing Psychologist at ‘Outside the Box’. Emma will give tips on how to make your business stand out from the crowd, tailoring your online content to your ideal client, as well as measuring the results of digital marketing.
Click here to register.
2. Dublin 2050 – Securing Our Future
This event takes place on the 21st of September and is open to members of Dublin Chamber. Speakers include; Tony O’Malley, CEO, of Fujitsu Ireland, Michael Gubbins of the Garda Cyber Crime Bureau and Paul C Dwyer, Cyber Risk International.
The speakers will discuss how increased connectivity and dependency of digitalised infrastructure leaves both private and public sectors at risk of cyber attack. The panel will also examine how open Irish society is to cyber attack as well as the steps we can undertake to protect our businesses and citizens.
To book a place, click here.
3. Women in Business Network
Women in Business is a business network organisation for employed professionals and women business owners. These professionals gather every month over a facilitated lunch to network, collaborate and share business contacts and opportunities with other women. WIB are currently inviting women to attend a lunch to see for themselves what WIB is all about with no pressure to sign up as a member.
These meetings are taking place in various locations all over Dublin throughout September at a cost of €43.05. Times and dates for these meetings can be found here.
4. IIBN Global Conference 2017 Dublin
The Irish International Business Network present their 6th annual Global Conference, ‘Connectivity’ on the 3rd of November with a networking night on the 2nd of November. This event takes place at The Royal College of Physicians, No. 6 Kildare Street. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017, the IIBN is recognised as the largest global network of senior Irish business leaders and entrepreneurs.
Tickets are priced between €190.29 - €824.04 and can be bought from here.
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