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Spring Conference 18th-20th of March

Author: eabha

The countdown is on for Spring Conference. We are delighted to host this national event in our very own Cork city. An event not to be missed!

Taking place in the Clarion Hotel, Friday night we will welcome guests from across Ireland taking them on a fun-filled night in the Oliver Plunkett. On the morning of the 19th we will have Distinguished Toastmaster John Keating teach us how to perfect the ‘Elevator Pitch’ a key communication skill needed by all professionals. Leeanne Bradley European and World JCI Debating Champion will teach us how to debate and argue a point. 

Participate in the Public Speaking and Debating competitions after lunch to be in with the opportunity to represent Ireland at the European Conference in Finland this June. 

Our panel of judges include Jani Hirvonen from Google and JCI National President 2015, Gillian Keating Partner at Ronan Daly Jermyn, Chairperson of the Cork City Forum and Legal 500 Top Recommended List of Advisors, Gina London Emmy Award Winning CNN anchor and communications specialist, Kasper Ilves JCI Vice President to Europe. 

Join us for our Gala Dinner, a night filled with the who’s who of Cork's Business Community mingling with the young leaders of tomorrow. Meet the active citizens who are making waves in business and in the local community.

This is a great networking opportunity for you, where you will meet the brightest and best young leaders of tomorrow. #BeSeenToBeBetter. The beautiful Clarion Hotel will play host to a prosecco reception, three course meal, after dinner speech and live band Groove Collective. 

Our Speaker on the night is Marie O’Riordan who has built up almost 30 years of international media experience. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear her speak. Having had her work appear in everything from The Wall Street Journal to The Washington Post, Sky News, B.B.C. and The Times of India, Marie was the last person to interview Mother Teresa. 

She founded 'The Forever Method' to work with business people living in 196 countries and addresses audiences and Universities around the world on the topic of Success Psychology. Marie is a Senior Advisor to Fortune 500 C.E.O.’s, several Governments and Royal Families, Olympic athletes and International, European and Premiership Football Clubs. She even caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey.  This is a night not to be missed. 

Tickets available for the training and competition here!

Tickets available for the Gala Dinner here!

For more information, email president@jcicork.ie 



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