"Ireland Day New York" Returns to New York Stock Exchange

Annual summit draws business, finance, tech, media, political leaders to NYC on March 14, 2014. Liam Neeson to accept award for Irish Arts Center...Wilbur Ross returns as a speaker ...Dr. Martin McAleese honored for Outstanding Service to Ireland
Ireland Day New York returns to NYSE, Fri., Mar. 14, 2014
Ireland Day New York returns to NYSE, Fri., Mar. 14, 2014
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NEW YORK - March 11, 2014 - PRLog -- Ireland Day New York returns to the New York Stock Exchange for the fourth consecutive year, adding a vital business focus to annual St. Patrick’s Day observances. Global business leaders, tech innovators, financial thought-leaders, media notables, government officials and more will gather for the one-day international business summit to engage on vital topics and participate in a leading networking platform for business interests worldwide, discussing and debating business issues under the “Ireland INC” brand.

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; Grainne Barron, Founder & CEO, Viddyad; Jason Richelson, Founder & CEO, Shopkeep POS; and moderator John Lee, of John Lee MEDIA and TallGrass Public Relations.

Following a “Fireside Conversation” with Marcus Segal, Former COO of Game Studio Operations, Zynga and Spencer Reiss, Contributing Editor, Wired Magazine, the focus shifts to “Investing in Ireland” led by Martin Dickson, US Managing Editor, Financial Times with panelists Joan Burton, T.D., Minister for Social Protection; Wilbur L Ross, CEO, WL Ross & Co. LLC; Eileen Murray, Co-President & Co-COO, Bridgewater Associates; Joseph Papa, CEO, Perrigo Company; Peter Collins, Managing Director, Kennedy Wilson Europe; Susan Davis, CEO & Founder, Susan Davis International and Emer Gilvarry, Managing Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran.

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/)

Media interested in attending the event MUST contact Sara Rich at 212.656.4527 (tel:212.656.4527) or srich@nyx.com.

Photos/B-roll/Closing Bell Footage:

Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902 (tel:%28212.621.1902)), Reuters America (646.223.6285 (tel:%28646.223.6285)), Getty Images (646.613.4141 (tel:%28646.613.4141)), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420 (tel:%28212.617.3420)) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323 (tel:%28917.670.1323)).  B-roll of the NYSE trading floor and The Closing Bell (starting at 3:56 p.m.) will be available via Encompass 4090 (Full HD), Encompass 4009 (SD) and The Switch.  Additional requests should be made through the NYSE Broadcast Center at 212.656.5483 (tel:212.656.5483).

To learn more about Ireland Day New York, visit www.irelandinc.com or contact:

Louise Delahunty
,  louise.delahunty@irelandinc.com

Nicole Nelson, nicole.nelson@irelandinc.com

John Lee MEDIA
917-475-6981 (tel:917-475-6981)   johnlee@johnleemedia.com

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