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Summer BBQ - Network Cork & MII - Marketing Institute Ireland, Cork

On: 28 Jun 2018 06.00 PM To: 28 Jun 2018 08.30 PM

Summer BBQ - Network Cork & MII - Marketing Institute Ireland, Cork

Network Cork & Marketing Institute Ireland, Cork - Joint Summer BBQ!

Thursday June 28th from 6pm - 8.30pm

Maryborough Hotel


Join Network Ireland Cork Branch at the Maryborough Hotel, Douglas, Cork for our annual networking summer BBQ.

This year, we are delighted to collaborate with the Marketing Institute Ireland, Cork Branch and to invite members of both organisations to network, mingle and enjoy some tasty BBQ treats, while picking up some networking tips too!

Prior to the dining element, we shall welcome a short Guest Speaker presentation on Networking Smarter from Dan O'Donoghue. Dan will provide us with key tips on: 

  • Networking with the right people.

  • How not to let networking become a time vampire!

  • What category/professions know that your product/service will be needed before you do?

  • Several types of relationships with people.

  • The importance of stories.

About our Guest Speaker:

Dan O'Donoghue is a leading trainer in Ireland in the field of Networking & Referral Generation. He is also a Certified Network Trainer with Asentiv Worldwide.

As a director consultant with BNI (Business Network International) and a qualified Train the Trainer Dan has extensively studied the concept of Referral Generation in the UK, United States & Central Europe over many years and has successfully implemented referral programmes with all his clients. This revenue generating approach is refreshing, effective and helps a client to stop the aimless “cold calling”.

Dan’s passion has been derived from many years in the sales & marketing industry and realising that the “numbers game” is not the route to market. He has worked extensively with hospitality clients through his involvement as a former Chairperson of the AOIFE (Association of Irish Festival & Events) and Director of the Rose of Tralee, among other roles, Dan has established a vast network both National & International.

Dan has recently been appointed as the preferred training partner to the IHF (Irish Hotel Federation).


Approximate Running Order:

6pm Arrival Reception & Networking

6.30pm President Network Cork & Chair MII Welcome Address

6.45pm Presentation from Guest Speaker

7pm - 8.30pm approx BBQ, Networking & Socialising 


 Advance Booking Required. Tickets are free for Network Cork members, €25pp for MII members and all other non-members.




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If you have any queries regarding this event, please contact Network Cork via info@networkcork.com