A Roadmap to Success for Irish Companies


MAY 11, 2017

Aviva Stadium, Dublin




A Roadmap to Success for Irish Companies

  • BrianHannon-sm

    Brian Hannon

    Chief Commercial Officer, Voxpro

  • DenisBrosnan-sm

    Denis Brosnan

    Founder of Kerry Group Plc; Chairman, BHSL

  • MarkLittle-sm

    Mark Little

    Founder of Storyful

  • SimonCarswell-sm

    Simon Carswell

    Public Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times

  • DemetriSevastopulo-sm

    Demetri Sevastopulo

    Washington Bureau Chief, Financial Times

  • JulieCurrid-sm

    Julie Currid

    Co-Founder and COO, Initiafy

  • BrettBruen-sm

    Brett Bruen

    Former U.S. Diplomat & Director of Global Engagement at the White House

  • EdwardMcCloskey-sm

    Edward McCloskey

    Founder & CEO, Irish Breeze Ltd

  • JackTeeling-sm

    Jack Teeling

    Founder & Managing Director, Teeling Whiskey Company

Enterprise Ireland invites you to join an elite team of speakers who have decades of North American experience on May 11th in the Aviva Stadium.

‘Ambition: North America’ is an examination of market and sector opportunities in the US and Canada for Irish companies seeking to diversify into international markets.

Over the course of the event attendees can engage with informational panels and speakers as they provide insights on success factors and considerations for targeting the US and Canadian markets in general. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in sessions with a sector specific focus.

Cost for attending is €100 + VAT

Closing date for registration: May 5th, 2017.

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Leading Irish Companies

A leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions to the payments industry, Sysnet recently announced a $2 million investment and the creation of 500 new jobs for a new contact centre in DeKalb County, Atlanta.


The North American arm of CRH plc, one of the world’s leading building products and materials companies based in Dublin, Ireland. They have more than 1,700 operations in 50 states and 6 Canadian provinces.

Kerry Group

One of the largest players in the global food industry with current annual sales of approximately $6.5 billion and multiple manufacturing operations across North America. Kerry Group has a long history in the U.S and Canada.

Smurfit Kappa

A world leader in paper-based packaging with approximately $8.5 billion in global sales, Smurfit Kappa employs over 43,000 people globally and owns multiple recycling, manufacturing, and sales operations across the southwest of the U.S and Ontario, Canada.


One of the world’s top performing nutrition companies, Glanbia employs 6,000 people across 29 countries. The United States has the most facilities of any country, with 12 manufacturing operations and corporate offices employing 3,700 people across seven states.