Wednesday 24 January 2018

Over 1,000 delegates expected at Asia business week events

Ibec boss Danny McCoy
Ibec boss Danny McCoy

Over 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the second Asia business week events in Dublin and Cork next month.

The events will take place in the two cities from July 8 to 14 and include a range of business leaders from Europe and Asia.

The are designed to provide networking opportunities for Irish businesses looking to grow by expanding into Asia.

Speakers at ABWI 2015 include:

Mr. Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

Minister of Jobs, Enterprise, Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton TD

Mr. Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Ms. Jan O’Sullivan TD, Minister for Education and Skills

Mr. Simon Harris TD, Minister of State for International Banking (incl IFSC)

Lord Mayor of Dublin (in diary)

H.E. Mr. Xu Jianguo, Ambassador of China to Ireland

Mr. Markus Beyrer, Director General, Business Europe

Mr. Sang Woo Kim, President of Corporate Affairs Europe, Samsung

Mr. Colin Ellis, Chief Credit Officer, Moody’s Investor’s Services

Mr. Haruki Hayashi, Managing Director, Mitsubishi International Corporation (Europe) Plc.

Mr. Danny McCoy, Chief Executive, Ibec

Mr. David Butler, Director, Sustainable Food Systems Ireland

Professor Paul Evans, Academic Director, Global Talent Competitiveness Index, INSEAD

Y Bhg Datuk Dr Tan Chik Heok, President, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College, Malaysia

Professor Brian Norton, President, Dublin Institute of Technology

Professor Andrew Deeks, President, University College Dublin

Mr. Kevin Toland, Chief Executive, Dublin Airport Authority

Mr. Cathal Fitzgerald, Head of Food and Agriculture Investments, Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, National Treasury Management Agency

Mr. Zhang Feng, Director, Institute of Food Safety at Chinese Academy of Inspection & Quarantine

Mr. Jemal Inaishvili, President, The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Mr. Barrie O’ Connell, Partner, KPMG, President, Cork Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Shui Yong, Deputy Director General, Beijing Investment Promotion Bureau

Mr. Kevin Toland, Chief Executive, Dublin Airport Authority

Ms. Guo Xiaoyi, Director of Beijing Fengtai Investment Promotion Bureau

Mr. Ryan Shanks, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy

Mr. Pat Ledwidge, Director of Services, Cork City Council

Mr. Zhu Yuanguang, Deputy Director of Beijing Municipal Local Taxation Bureau

Mr. Charlie Humphreys, Director of Corporate Affairs, Asia House, London

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