Building Your Business
Free Event: Announcing Speaker Line-up for Border Bizcamp 2014

10 September 2014

Saturday 13th September
Monaghan Institute, Monaghan Education Campus,

Armagh Road, Monaghan

I am not lost, but I don’t know where I am going” 
Exploring new ways of flourishing and maximising business opportunities
in a post-recession business community 
Theme 1: "It's a long way from there to here"
Personal inspirational stories of business, lessons learnt, tales of highs,
lows and the climb back up again.  

  • Ian Lucey, Lucey Fund "Raising Smart Money - what the start-up world doesn't tell you"
  • William Despard, Bretzl Bakery "My Road to Success"
  • Patrick Barry, VSware "The Adventure of Set-up"
  • Alan McKenna, climote "How to manage change before it manages you"
  • Sammy Leslie, Castle Leslie "Being a benign wizard, sharing spells and lessons from Hogwarts"
  • Máirtín Ó'Muilleoir, Belfast Media Group "The power of Yes"
  • Shauna Gallagher, Nature's Inspiration "In business with a little inspiration"


Theme 2: "The Inside Job" 
You are the greatest resource your business has.
If you are not right, the business won’t be right.

  • Vivian Corr, Career Specialist "Pimp my life - Essential tools for making a career change"
  • Declan Coyle, Andec "Green or Red Platform - it's your choice"
  • John Conway, Meteor Electrical "Fit your own mask first"
  • Niall Harbison, Lovin' Dublin "How to lead a memorable life and get sh*t done!"
  • Vincent Kieran, Armagh & Monaghan Beekeepers' Association "Putting the buzz back into life"
  • Andrew Dobbin, The Business Mindset "The slimming industry educates business"
  • Mairead Flynn, Ways to Wellness "Do you handle stress like a reptile, a mammal or a primate? And how to become a 'nervous system whisperer'"
  • Shane Martin, Moodwatchers "The inside job is HAPPINESS: Businesses thrive on it"


Theme 3: "To Infinity and Beyond" 
Business stories that speak of stretching the boundaries of normality – breaking out of Ireland, changing business approaches, changing anything, challenging, diversifying and creating new futures.
  • Geraldine Johnston, Boyne Communication "Growing through change"
  • Stuart Steele, Silver Hill Farm "Get the Duck out of here"
  • Cera Ward, Google "If not now, when? If not you, who?"
  • Mark Hurley, Mudge Mobile "It's time for a new revolution"
  • Aran Blackbourne, Karl Group "Falling from the top and getting ready to bounce"
  • Gerry Wynne, Regnet "Live in 20ish"
  • Mary O'Connor, Safezone "Small change in your business - big change in your packet"
Now you just need to guarantee your seat by registering HERE now!!

Again this year we will have tasty food and refreshments supplied by Pizza Do'r, Mallon's Food Hall, McClearys Londis, Graydons Bakery, and Celtic Pure, to ensure that everyone is kept topped up and content.

Thanks too to Monaghan Institute for support with the fantastic venue and technology.
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.
We would love to see you there, so please share with your colleagues, employees, friends and family and ask them to register HERE.

For more information on Speakers, please download the guide below

Border Bizcamp 2014 Guide

  • Cavan
  • Louth
  • Meath
  • Monaghon