Bizfest a Resounding Success at the National Opera House

Bizfest 2017, the free networking event hosted by LEO Wexford came to the National Opera House Wednesday 21st June and has been hailed as a resounding success.

Aidan Shine and Rosemary Ward from South East BIC attending Bizfest

Attendees were treated to lunch and light refreshments while visiting the various exhibition stands and displays by State bodies and local businesses including South East BIC, IDA Ireland, Arc Labs, Irish Exporters Association, Elevation Construction Network and Optimise Marketing.

MC Ivan Yates then welcomed a wide array of speakers to the stage including Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon, Innovate CEO Jim Hughes, Patsy Carney of Eirgen Pharma and Mag Kirwan of Goatsbridge Trout Farm. The attendees also witnessed an enchanting operatic performance delivered by Leah Barniville, star of Britain’s Got Talent. 


According to Tom Banville, Head of Enterprise at Local Enterprise Office Wexford “Bizfest aims to provide an opportunity for owners, managers and their key staff across Ireland to make connections while immersing themselves in the experience, entrepreneurial spirit and stories of entrepreneurs. We were delighted to welcome such a panel of unique business people who have experience on the local, national and international stage, and we hope that the attendees were inspired and enthused by what they saw and heard. We would like to thank our fellow sponsors Enterprise Ireland and Bank of Ireland, and everyone who exhibited and attended the event”


Bizfest is a joint initiative of the South East Local Enterprise Offices, and the 2018 event will be hosted by LEO Waterford 




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