Tuesday 16 January 2018

Richard Branson revealed as keynote speaker for Pendulum Summit 2018 in Dublin

Richard Branson of Virgin Media
Richard Branson of Virgin Media
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

The founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson, has been revealed as the keynote speaker at the Pendulum Summit 2018 in Dublin.

The event takes place in the Convention Centre, Dublin, January 10th & 11th 2018.

The Pendulum Summit is the world’s leading business and self-empowerment summit.

Richard Branson said: "Ireland may be a small country but it has always produced individuals and organisations with big ideas. Ireland has recovered quite quickly economically and I look forward to discussing how business visionaries can sustain this recovery and accelerate the growth of its economy".

Since starting youth culture magazine Student aged 16, he has found entrepreneurial ways to drive positive change in the world.

In 2004 he established non-profit foundation Virgin Unite to tackle tough social and environmental problems and strive to make business a force for good. Most of his time is now spent building businesses that will make a positive difference in the world and working with Virgin Unite and organisations it has incubated, such as The Elders, The Carbon War Room, The B Team, Ocean Unite and Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship.

He also serves on the Global Commission on Drug Policy and supports ocean conservation with the Ocean Elders.

Tickets for this event go on general release at 12 noon on Wednesday next, 19th of July 2017 at www.pendulumsummit.com.

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