The summit hosts more than 300 executives from leading international firms, including Fortune 500 companies, venture capital firms, entrepreneurial start-ups, market makers, policy makers and financial & life sciences organizations from the US, Ireland and around the world.
“The mission of Ireland INC is to develop the next generation of Irish leadership globally, strengthen business connections and advance economic development between Ireland and the world,” Ireland INC founder Ian Hyland said. “Ireland Day in New York is one of the most important business initiatives undertaken by Ireland INC ,or really any private entity, to promote business interests of the global Irish.”
The first formal discussion of the day, “Ireland and The World,” features panelists Dr. Martin McAleese, Chancellor, Dublin City University, Ireland; Paddy Cosgrave,The Summit Founder; F.ounders; Mark Little, CEO, Storyful; Paraic Duffy, Director General, Gaelic Athletic Association;
Following a “Fireside Conversation”
During the Ireland Day Luncheon actor Liam Neeson, Honorary Chairman of Irish Arts Center, will accept an award on the IAC’s behalf, and Dr. Martin McAleese will be honored for his “Outstanding Contribution to Ireland.”
Ireland Day New York 2014 will conclude when key participants gather on the balcony over the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at 4:00 PM to ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
About Ireland INC:
Ireland INC is an international Irish business network that connects market makers, FDI agencies, business and political leaders across markets relevant to Ireland with the goal of developing the information flow, opportunities and support for its members. irelandinc.com. (http://www.irelandinc.com/
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