All Ireland Business Summit 30th April 9:00am to 5:30pm Croke Park, Dublin. €200-€423. The All-Ireland Business Foundation is the national body responsible for accrediting best-in-class Irish businesses as Business All-Stars, overseeing the All-Ireland Business Summit and promoting peer dialogue among members.

Midlands Career Expo 2020 25th April 10am to 5pm National Science Park, Mullingar FREE. With a host of employers from throughout the region, it’s a great opportunity to come and chat with us about opportunities we may currently have now or on the horizon.


Lunchtime Business Briefing – How to Promote Your Business Online 26th March 1pm to 2pm Digital HQ clg, Upper Georges Street George’s Street Upper, A96 F240 Dublin. FREE. Getting more business from the web is key to the growth of many businesses in Dun Laoghaire. This free one hour session on How to Promote Your Business Online will start at 1pm and will feature top experts on ecommerce and successful online retailing.

Taking Care of Business 25th March 8:15am to 2pm The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin FREE.  Thinking of starting a new business? Own or manage a small business? This event is for you!

Build Your Confidence Business Lunch Saturday 7th March 11am-12:30pm Prince of Wales Hotel, Athlone €16.87. Celebrate International Women’s Day at The Prince of Wales Hotel Athlone. Listen to their three guest speakers and leave feeling inspired.

Women Making it Happen – Tri County Event 6th March 6-8pm FREE  Join us for our first Women In Business networking event of 2020, where we will celebrate International Women’s Day in the Mullingar Park Hotel on Friday 6th March 2020 – we will once again be joined by our colleagues from Longford and Leitrim!!

The event will finish with a short presentation from a local business from each of the Counties outlining their business followed by light refreshments.

  • MC Pat Murphy, Chair of the Tri-County Network
  • Niamh S. Barry, The Fairy Door Company
  • Melanie Boylan, STOMP Social Media Training
  • Cathy Moran, Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (6 mins)
  • 1 Business from each of Counties who will give a 6 min pitch on their business

How to Build a Highly Profitable Business Using Brand Strategy 3rd March 9:30am to 1:30pm DCU Ryan Academy, DCU Alpha, 11 Old Finglas Road, Glasnevin €70-€100. DCU Ryan Academy and Persona Design invite you to attend a Half Day Masterclass, to help SME business leaders, startups, owners and entrepreneurs discover what brand strategy actually is, what it entails and what it IS NOT and how to use it to drive highly profitable growth.

Preparing Your Business for Growth – Enterprise Week 3rd March 12:30 to 2pm FREE A fast-paced and high level seminar where you will learn from expert business strategist Damien O’Brien how to scale your business through 4 key elements: People, Plan, Implementation & Cash.


Building Strategy for Success Workshop 20th February 2pm to 6pm.  Held in the Iconic Offices, the Greenway, Dublin.  €295

Creating the Best Plan for Your Business 20th February 6:30pm to 8pm is a FREE event to be held alongside support from Dublin City LEO.  Click the link to get full details.

marketing plan for the new year STOMP

BizExpo 2020 20th February At the Citywest Convention Centre.  Always an excellent event to network at and lots of smaller businesses will have stands and have the chance to speak at.  Make sure to check them out.

Arthur Cox UCD Women in Leadership Conference 13th February Held at the O’Reilly Hall UCD, there will be main speakers and panels.  You’re welcome to go along and network.  Tickets €65-€87.


Birds in Business Launch 31st January 2020.  Join us for our Launch Party! As our first event, we want to keep it casual with some drinks and chats – a chance for all around intros.

Birds in Business is a community that brings together fierce female entrepreneurs in Ireland. We know that starting your own company, or thinking about starting one, and then running it can be daunting, overwhelming and lonely. So, we’re all about getting strong women together to share stories, bounce around ideas, help grow each others companies and just have a bit of fun. After all, behind every successful woman is a flock of other successful women who have her back! Hence, Birds in Business. FREE

LOTS OF CONFERENCES! 29th January 2020.  National Manufacturing, National Sustainability, Automation and Robotics, IOT and Industry 4.0 Expo, Supply Chain and Logistics AND MORE are being held at Citywest Conference Centre from 9am.  FREE  Great for networking and generating leads, bring a lot of business cards.

We Can and We Will Talk 22nd January 2020  Bank of Ireland Blanchardstown, 5:45 to 8pm. Public speaking is a common phobia. However, overcoming this fear has many benefits, such as growing your confidence, leadership skills, preparing effective speeches as well as going on and developing your personal career.  FREE




Womens Inspire Conference 22nd October 2019.  The 7th conference will be held at City North Hotel, Dublin and brings Margaret Molloy all the way from New York for a fireside chat.  Further speakers to be announced.  I am also a Sponsor and Speaker at this years event.  Suitable for startups and ongoing business owners alike. Tickets from €64.91


Pi Comms Dublin Business Market 12th September 2019.  This England based company has brought their successful concept over to Ireland for the their first run this September.  As a half day event that includes networking and workshops as well as business stands it brings together businesses that are ripe for purchases and sales.  Radisson Blu Dublin Airport 9-1pm.  To attend is FREE but stands and meals are priced in the link.  I have a stand at the event and I am also doing a Masterclass on Instagram on the day.




South East Digital Picnic 20th June 2019.  The first outing for this event but already has a brilliant line up of speakers and more to come.  This 1 day event is ideal for Start-Ups, Small Business Owners, Brands, Agencies, Marketing Managers, Bloggers, Creatives and Freelancers who are looking to implement the latest social and digital technologies and trends to improve their business.  I am a Sponsor of the event and have a stand there on the day.  BallyEdmond, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tickets from €55.00

BizExpo 2019 6th June.  This years event is now being managed by a new promoter.  I am speaking at this event this year about how to cope with Imposter Syndrome.

Biz Expo is Ireland’s largest B2B trade show, conference and networking event, dedicated to small business owners and business professionals. The event has been held in Dublin since 2011. Biz Expo brings together thousands of business and decision-makers to network and shop for products and suppliers throughout Ireland.  Free Entry for attendees.


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING: Using Facebook and Instagram to Propel Your  Business for Growth. 29th May. Get training, doing and supported in these two strong business platforms in 1 evening with me.  30 days follow up and support provided afterwards.  Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown. Early Bird Tickets €30.00 + fee, Standard Tickets: €40.00 + fee.

All Ireland Business Summit 2nd May If staying ahead of the game is what you are about, whether that be scaling your business, improving the performance or indeed developing a winning mindset, then the AIS is for you. Tickets Starting from €259.00 (See you there!)


Dublin Tech Summit Another event being held with a wildly, amazing array of speakers.  If you’re into Space, then this event is something you should be at.  Main feature would be Commander Chris Hadfield and Alyssa CarlsonRDS 10th and 11th of April.  Tickets: €60 Women in Tech €349 Standard Ticket.

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Women’s Inspire Network – Overcoming Challenges – Donegal 10th April.  Will be the usual mix of inspiration, Learning, knowledge sharing and networking. Harvey’s Point Lough Eske Road, Donegal, Donegal, Ireland.  Tickets: €85.00

Go Get Digital Another Ballymun 4 Business event ran for hubbers and beyond.  Join the event and meet other businesses building their careers from their kitchen tables to employing many staff.  I’m on the panel for this event!  April 10th Ballymun Civic Centre, Ballymun


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING: Using Facebook and Instagram to Propel Your  Business for Growth. 27th March. Get training, doing and supported in these two strong business platforms in 1 evening with me.  30 days follow up and support provided afterwards.  Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown. Early Bird Tickets €30.00 + fee, Standard Tickets: €40.00 + fee.

Women in Business Alliance 8th March Network and learn from the female leaders at this event celebrating International Women’s Day. Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan. Tickets: €50.00.

Inspiring Women 3rd March Newstalk’s, Bobby Kerr will MC the afternoon and will be joined by a very special guest, Niamh Sherwin Barry, who will share her story – from almost losing her family home during the recession to the creation of the global phenomenon, The Irish Fairy Door Company. 12-5pm Tickets: €35.00


Lunchtime Business Briefing – How to Get More Business from the Web 28th February. Getting more business from the web is key to the growth of many businesses in Dun Laoghaire. The one hour session on How to Get More Business from the Web will start at 1pm. Location: PierConnect, Upper Georges Street George’s Street Upper, A96 F240 Dublin. Tickets: Free!

digital dun laoghaire


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING: Using Facebook and Instagram to Propel Your  Business for Growth. 27th February. Get training, doing and supported in these two strong business platforms in 1 evening with me.  30 days follow up and support provided afterwards.  Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow. Early Bird Tickets €25.00 + fee, Standard Tickets: €35.00 + fee.

Eventbrite - Using Facebook and Instagram to Propel your Business for Growth

Round Table Networking Evening 27th February Monthly Round Table Networking Evenings. Meet and connect with a diverse cross-section of businesses. We believe our roundtable facilitated networking evenings are a unique opportunity to network in a structured environment. (Hosted by and Kompassmedia) 5:45pm – 8pm BOI Montrose. Tickets: FREE

Understanding Accounts to Run Your Business more Effectively 20th February Accounts to help manage and run your business and as a tool to help make business decisions.  Tickets: €40.00

SFA Business Connect 2019 – Dublin 7th February. Are you considering how you can do business and build networks and connections post-Brexit? Would you like to explore opportunities for export, growth and collaboration in a cross-border capacity? Would you, as a small business, like to know how you can pitch too large multi-nationals? If the answer is yes to any of these questions – then you need to secure your free place on the FSB’s delegation to the SFA Business Connect 2019 event in Dublin on 7 February. Alternatively it is €10 for a ticket.


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING Optimising Your Facebook Page for Business Midland Business Hub, 2 Dominic Street, Commons, Mullingar 7pm-9:30pm. €27-€37 per person. 31st January 2019.

Amplify Digital Marketing Conference – Dublin – 30th January I had the pleasure of speaking at their last event in Limerick last year.  I am delighted to be able to attend this event time as an attendee this time and they have a superb line up as well.  Seriously excellent event for serious marketers.  Croke Park 8:20am and 3:00pm. Tickets €125

Business Owners Network – Dublin Chamber. Join them on the 18th January for their Business Owners Network taking place in The Dublin Chamber. Tickets FREE!

2019 Business Planning and Goal Setting Workshop 11th January Get guidance from a professional team of coaches Tickets €195-€250


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING Troubleshooting the Trio of Trouble – Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with Melanie Boylan and Eimer Duffy of FIT Social Media.  Full Day Training in Mullingar, 6th December 2018,  9:30am to 4:30pm. Midlands Business Hub. Tickets Black Friday Price €95 + fee Standard Price: €115 + fee.


Winning – Dublin business owners tell their stories Aimed at owners of startups, early stage and established businesses the event offers a unique flavour of practical advice and shared experience, featuring a business owners’ panel and advice from enterprise agency partners. FREE Tickets from Eventbrite. Council Chamber, Ballymun Civic Centre, Ballymun D09 C8P5. Starts at 4pm.


Social Media Live Formerly known as the Social Media Summit originally started by Samantha Kelly.  This is now owned by Cogs and Marvel and has been totally rebranded.  This will be the first event in the new brand name. RDS 25th October. Tickets: €350

Maker Faire Rome I don’t expect too many people from Ireland to make this event!  I am attending the largest Maker Faire in Europe to follow and report on it for the benefit of Irish Tech News.  Follow my tweets and posts and learn more about this spectacular event. 12th-14th October.

Amplify Digital Marketing Training Seminar I am delighted to be speaking at this conference in Limerick about Harnessing the Power of Twitter.  Visit the link above to get your tickets!  Clayton Hotel Limerick, 8:30am to 3pm. 11th October 2018. Tickets: Early Bird €99, Standard ticket, €149.


Women’s Inspire Network Conference The biannual conference returns to Dublin this year, bigger and better than ever with a spectacular array of speakers.  Visit the link above to see who is appearing.  Aviva Stadiu, 10th October 2018. Tickets: €76.20


The Networking Summit Join the Women in Business Network hosting their first large public, open event and join 150+ businesspeople and exhibitors and learn how to network effectively at The Networking Summit 2018! Carlton Dublin Airport Hotel 21st September 2018, Tickets: €190.


Help The Market Choose You including How To Choose the Right Customer for You, How To Tell Your Story so they can Hear You and How To Build a Marriage not a Dating Cycle

Finola Howard brings her latest workshop for business owners to the Synergy Centre, IT Tallaght, Dublin 24 between 10am and 4pm on the 18th of September.  Claim your tickets in the link above!  Tickets: Non Member €250 Member €200.  Lunch included.




Public Sector Digital Marketing Summit A new summit to help Public sector marketers gain the insight and structire to make the most out of social media platforms. Mansion House, Dublin 8:30am to 4:30pm 14th and 15th of June. Tickets: Standard ticket €295


DLR Summit This summit is about Digital Transformation. In Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire on the 13th of June.  Tickets: €195 + fee.


3XE Digital Social Media & Content Marketing Conference The second of 3 events this year and always fabulous for networking. Croke Park. May 11th. Tickets from €295 Early Bird then €395.


DigCitSummitIRL The DigCit Summit provides the ideal gathering space for national and international Digital Citizenship influencers. The meeting format will be different than the usual conference. It will create conversations about concepts and opportunities with a goal toward cultural change.

The Summit will foster cross-sector collaboration around Positive DigCit. The purpose of the additional free events is to involve not only the attendees but also the public/community. Science Gallery Dublin 28th April. Tickets FREE but please do register to help with numbers!  I am a Speaker at this event!

BizExpo 2018 is an annual event held by to support Irish SME’s and give them a platform that is affordable to reach their audience.  The BizExpo now in its sixth year has a strong track record of producing well run and well attended annual event. The BizExpo allows both exhibitors and visitors alike to forge new business opportunities. Creating a platform for networking and product showcasing giving SME’s a larger market presence in today’s competitive economy.

The City West Hotel, located in CityWest, Dublin on 25th April 2018 10am – 5pm. Tickets FREE – Stands €195 + VAT.

Dublin Tech Summit

The Dublin Tech Summit (DTS) is an international technology conference held in DublinIreland. The first summit took place on 15 and 16 February 2017, at the Convention Centre Dublin in the city’s “Silicon Docks“.

The summit aims to run annually, and to attract more than 10,000 attendees,[1] including influential speakers, startups, exhibitors, sponsors and investors. Dublin Convention Centre 18th and 19th of April. Tickets €349 and up at this time.

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All Ireland Business Summit Its 4th annual return and  a great corporate event to snuggle up next to the top movers and shakers in industry.  Come fully prepped with cards and a plan.  Take part in the Biz All Stars Awards too. Croke Park. 19th April. Tickets: €149 Early Bird Single ticket, but there are other options, please check the link.

Womens Inspire Network – Claim Your Space and Own It! I am thrilled to be attending yet another WIN Conference.  View the details and check out the top notch and well recognised speakers and book your tickets.  They ALWAYS sell out ahead of time hence why I feel it necessary to mention here.  11th April, Connacht Hotel, Galway. Tickets €75+fee only around 50 available 04/03/18.


STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING Advanced Facebook Marketing with Melanie Boylan and Michelle Duffy Rudden of Breffni Digital.  Full Day Training in Dublin, March 14th 2018,  9:30am to 4:30pm. Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown. Tickets €70 Early Bird €90 Standard Tickets,

Advanced Facebook Marketing


The Budding Entrepreneur Club Network A free networking opportunity situated in Dublin, The Dean Dublin 33 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. 21st February 6-9pm FREE

3XE Digital, Conversion Marketing Conference.  The first of 3 events this year and always fabulous for networking. Croke Park. 8th February. Tickets from €295 (till 12th January) then €395.

TechChill, Latvia.  I am moderating a panel at this event for Irish Tech News and getting some Live content up with a few interviews too.  February 8-9th 2018.


If there was anything going on the past two months and I didn’t get it up here I apologise.  I was so busy I barely had time to return home! 🙂

STOMP PUBLIC TRAINING Optimising Your Facebook Page for Business Midland Business Hub, 2 Dominic Street, Commons, Mullingar 7pm-9:30pm. €25-€35 per person.

Eventbrite - Optimising Your Facebook Page for Business

Tech for Good Dublin Introduction to App Developement, Why, What and How. AIB Bank 101 Grafton Street Dublin 2. 18th January 6-8pm FREE

Women in Business Network – Goatstown. An all women network I have had the privilege of being part of for the past year or so.  Please feel free to come along and try it for yourself.  The White Room, Union Cafe, 68 Deerpark Road, Mount Merrion.  17th January 2018.  12pm to 2pm Tickets €43.05.





Womens Inspire Network Conference, Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport. 10th October 10:30am-4pm. Tickets from €68.41.

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Masquerade Ball South Court Hotel Limerick, 30th September 2017 Tickets from €27.50-€351.81.  Even I need a night off!

StartUp Weekend EDU Dublin, Udemy, 3rd Floor, One Building, Grand Canal Street Lower, Dublin, 22-24th September. Tickets €31.74 – €113.74

LinkedIn for Business Training, I am providing Public Training so all welcome! Head Office, Blackrock, Dublin. 14th September.  Tickets €35.00 (Discounts for STOMPIE’s, WIBN and Dublin Chamber).

Re:publica Dublin #rpDUB A highly engaging Social and Digital event being held in the Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin. 7th and 8th of September. Tickets available €50-210.  I shall be Stage Host on Day 2!


Time off for good behaviour again….


Time off for good behaviour….


Startup Weekend, Google, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 2, 16-18 June, Tickets €16.37 – €52.24

Startup weekend

Digital DNA, St George’s Market, Belfast, 6-7 June Tickets until 22 May €129 for 2 tickets.

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Tech Connect, RDS, 31st May 9-4pm Tickets FREE

Bloggerconf, The Round Room at The Mansion House, 20th May 2017, 9am-4:30pm. Tickets €74.34.

Blogger Conf

3XE Content, Inbound and Social Media, Croke Park 17th May 9-4:30. Tickets €295.

re:publica #LoveOutLoud STATION-Berlin, 8-10th, 9-5pm €199

APRIL BizExpo, City West Convention Centre, 26th April, 10am-5pm Tickets FREE!  I am speaking again this year at this event.  “How to Use Canva for Your Business“.  Please join me on the day.

BizExpo 2017

Social Media Summit Ireland, Croke Park, 11th and 12th April. Tickets from €350

social media summit 2017

All Ireland Business Summit, Croke Park, Dublin, 6th April, 7:30am to 5pm. Tickets €125.74. Price includes Networking Breakfast, Keynote and Networking Session.

All Ireland Business Summit 2017

Women’s Inspire ConferenceCork International Hotel, Wednesday 5th April, 8:30 to 5pm, Tickets €64.26

WIN Telling Your Story 2017



DMX Dublin, March 8th, Aviva Stadium, Tickets: €350-€450

DMX Dublin

Dublin Tech Summit 15th and 16th February, The Convention Centre, Dublin. Tickets €396 to €565

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3XE Digital, 9th February, Croke Park, Dublin. Tickets From €195.00.


Micro Business Association Offical Launch Friday 27th January, 4Pm, Grand Central, O’Connell Street, Blackrock. Tickets FREE

Womens Inspire Network – Galway Meet Up Thursday 26th January 9am-12pm. BOI Workbench, Mainguard Street, Galway.  I am speaking at this event!  FREE to attend event for anyone who would be interested.  Men/Women, member or non-member.

win galway meet up Round Table Networking  Wednesday 25th January 6PM-8:30PM, Bank of Ireland, Montrose, Stillorgan Road. Tickets €10

Whatswhat Round Table

Business Owners Network, 13th January, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 7 Clare Street, Dublin 7:30am-9am. Free to Members.

 Digital Dun Laoghaire Meetup Wednesday 11th January.  Set up by Eoin Costello. Networking from 7:30am, presentation from 7:45am – finish at 8:45am.  Everything you need to know about starting a scalable tech startup.  Location – Starbucks, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire.


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No events this month, time to design my strategy for next year!


Public Training Event – 30th November 2016, Annebrook House Hotel, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Optimising Your Facebook Business Page. Full Day training 9:30 to 4:30.  Tickets €75.02 – €95.22.

Me and Marie Collins

MeetWest, 24th and 25th November, McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.  Brochure for the event.  Tickets €175.

Meetwest Logo

Bizactiongroup Christmas Fair, 20th November 2016, The Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore. Free Entry to event, click the link to book a table!

Bizaction Christmas Fair 2016

Bloggerconf, 12th November 2016, The Marker Hotel, Dublin €63.79 to €190,39.

Blogger Conf


Network, Train, Grow


Social Media Masterclass with – Trainer Greg Fry – 28th October, 18 Eustace Street, Templebar. €80.34 Early Bird Tickets. logo

Public Training EventBeginner’s Facebook for Business – 27th October 2016, Annebrook House Hotel, Mullingar. €27.19

Beginners Facebook for Business

Public Training EventIntroduction to Facebook Ads and Social Media Tools with Melanie Boylan and Alan Hennessy of Kompassmedia – 20th October 2016, The Grand Hotel, Wicklow Town, Wicklow. 6-9pm  €37.50

Kompassmedia and STOMP Social Media Training Collaborate

LEARNINBOUND, 19th October 2016, The Academy, Dublin. 9am Full Day event. Tickets €125.

Learn Inbound

National Womens Enterprise Day, 19th October 2016.  Events all over Ireland promoting women entrepreneurs.  Arranged and promoted by the Local Enterprise Office.  Click the link to find your closest event and book tickets asap to get your place.

National Womens Enterprise Day

3XE Digital, 13th October 2016, Croke Park, Dublin. Tickets from €245 or better prices when you buy 2 or more.

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WIN Network Conference, 5th October 2016. City North Hotel and Conference Centre.  Tickets from €64.00.

Part sponsored by STOMP Social Media Training 🙂

Kitchen Table


EXIM Summit, 29th September 2016, Croke Park.  Tickets and Trade stands available at the link. Tickets available from €121.77 to  €244.77.

Exim Summit

Connect16, 28th September 2016, RDS.  Stands still available.  A networking event for Event Specialists. FREE Register to attend.

Connect 16

I recently joined a women’s networking group and I get the HOT SPOT this month, please let me know if you want to come as a visitor! The Horse Show, Ballsbridge 12pm-2pm Free for visitors.


Launch of  Irish Blogger Agency, 25th September 2016. Doubletree by Hilton, Dublin.  This event is SOLD OUT.

Irish Blogger Agency

22nd September 2016, I am going to a FREE Networking event at BOI Workbench, Galway with the Womens Inspire Group (WIN).  Just register your attendance here.  If you can’t make it, please let them know as it’s limited space!

WIN Galway MeetUp

Social Media Clinic, 14th September 2016, Citywest Hotel – Get your tickets for the Digital Marketing Training Day


Family Time!


Learn Inbound, 20th July 2016, The Academy, Dublin €35-€50 – Claim tickets early for Combo ticket to both July and October event and save loads of bucks!



National Sales and Marketing Summit and Grow Your Own Business, 25th May 2016, RDS Dublin, register for FREE


BLOGGERCONF 2016, 21st May 2016, Marker Hotel, Dublin €50-77.25 Early Bird Prices!



Facebook for Beginners Workshop, 6th April, Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy,  Co Wicklow €58.72


Whatswhat Biz Expo, 19th April 2016, City West Hotel, FREE. I’m speaking at it!


Social Media Summit Ireland, 1-2nd of March 2016, Location Aviva Stadium Tickets available.



My client Emma Jane Rushworth of Magical Wire Art for the Garden by Emma is launching her Fairy Walk at Wells House in Gorey, 21st February 12pm


Melanie is on UpStarts radio on 19th February 1:30-2pm.  Call me or email me with any questions you may have!


Setting Goals for 2016 – Womens Inspire Network €38.40 Talbot Hotel, Wexford, 10am to 2pm

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Busy month so managed to go to nothing!


Meetwest 18th November, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, €120

Brave Business Conference 2015 23rd November, O’Callaghan Davenport Hotel €80 (Early Bird till 19th September) and €120 afterwards.

GREEN THURSDAY Check out my Special Offer – available on the day for a week!

Westmeath General Business Networking Event, 26th November, Mullingar Park Hotel FREE


DubNet 8th October, The Church, Jervis Street, Dublin, €10

Irishbizparty Conference Fermanagh 14th October, Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillin €50 (Book Early to avoid disappointment!)

Learn Inbound Dublin 21st October, The Academy Dublin, €99


Food and Drink Business Conference, 16th September, €295 Day pass (Two tickets being given away by me!), Aviva Stadium

Transform your Life and your Business with Pat Slattery” 7pm 18th September, Green Isle Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre. FREE. Sponsored by Business Action Group, open to all!

“Growing Your Business – How to improve sales, cash-flow and profits” 23rd September (Skillnets), Stillorgan Park Hotel, FREE




The Big Social Media Conference, 8th and 9th July Manchester, UK £450! (Not Early Bird prices sadly)

Learn InBound, 22nd July The Button Factory, Curved Street, Dublin €30


Not heading out at all this month!


All Ireland Business Summit  13th May Croke Park up to €30 per ticket

Facebook Workshop at DCU for The United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough (Closed) 16th May

3XE Digital Conference 19th May Croke Park €245

START Network “Social Media Strategy: What does it actually look like?” Ran by Carol O’Kelly – Redstorm Marketing (Closed)

Swipe Summit 28th May University College Dublin €295pp (discounts now available through Zonua and IrishBizParty)


Digital Marketing Essentials, 11th April at Crookstown Business Park, Kildare – BAG Members only!

#Bizpartyinspires Conference 15th April at The Green Isle Hotel €40

The Smart Business Show 22nd and 23rd April at the RDS Main Arena – only €30


Melanie will be attending the Grow Your Own Business Open Day on the 11th March organised by the Wicklow Local Enterprise Office.  There is exhibits, seminars and mentoring available at this FREE talk!  The seminars are on a first come, first served basis.


The Training course for the group below will now be taking place on the 11th February at the Green Isle Hotel!  This event is closed to members of the group only at this time.

This coming Tuesday evening (17th February), you will find Melanie at the Harbour View Networking Meeting in Dun Laoghaire.


After taking a month off from being out and about, Melanie will be running her first group class in Facebook and Google+ in Celbridge, Co Kildare on the 14th of January for a business Facebook group called Business Action Group.  This event is currently closed to members only.  To learn about the group, please visit this link

Sadly Postponed due to bad weather, now on in February!

I will be attending the AIB Sponsorship Launch on the 27th January at the Green Isle Hotel from 9:30am to 4:30pm.  Everyone is welcome and all Sole Traders, SME’s and Start-up’s especially welcome.


STOMP have been recruited to do the Media Promotion for Castlebridge Associates first annual Data Protection Conference this coming November 7th 2014.

Protecting you and your clients data is something you must do by law, how well protected is your information?  Early bird registration is available for this event right now.  This is the first event of its kind ever in Ireland, normally staff/management would be required to travel overseas for these speakers, so take advantage of this limited space conference.  Buy your tickets here.

Melanie will be attending the Dubnet meeting on the 27th November at The Church Jervis Street.  Hope to meet you there, bring lots of business cards!

OCTOBER are having another Business Fair at The RedCow Moran Hotel on the 8th October between 10am and 5pm.  The event is FREE to attend and it offers FREE training in various topics.  View the stands and get an idea of the various products and services out there that can support your business.  Confirm your attendance here!


Melanie will appear on the Upstarts programme with Dublin City FM 103.2 on the 10th of October between 1:30 and 2pm Live, discussing her business and clients.  A special guest will be joining her, don’t miss it!

The Business Eye

Melanie will be on the The Business Eye (Dublin South FM) with Padraic Marren on 17th November between 12 and 12:30pm 93.9FM with Daragh O’Brien from Castlebridge Associates discussing Data Governance and Data Information.



STOMP has it is first stand ever at the Ploughing Championships this September 25th in Stradbally, Co Laois.  This is all thanks to the wonderful support of the Business Action Group Aka Irish Business in Action.  Tweeting and images will come from the day!


Michael J Synnott, Wicklows latest science-fiction author will be appearing at Shamrokon on the 22nd to the 24th August.  Visit Doubletree by Hilton and go to this one-off travelling event, tickets are now available for the whole weekend.  Learn about Michaels second book due out shortly whilst at the event and sign up for all updates on his series!

Back in May 2014 a group of entrepreneurs got together to form a co-op of “active” business professionals that would go out of their way to promote small to medium business online and offline.  This included events (with group booking discounts) and discounted rates for all sorts of things ranging from printing to training.  The Business Action Group (BAG) group is launching officially on the 26th August at the Green Isle Hotel.  Dragons Den Dragons Ramona Nicholas and Gavin Duffy are confirmed as attending  and Niall Harbison will be attending also.  For members only of BAG.

Doubtfayre RDS have been preparing for this their first event at the RDS since January 2014 and have asked us to help promote their event in the lead up to it.