Expleo is Ireland’s leading technology partner for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage. We work with clients across a broad range of industries to innovate, design, build, test and deliver digital products and services for their customers. Expleo is active in the technology-intensive sectors that make modern business and society more connected, sustainable and secure. We offer unique access to industry-specific expertise and best practice across the following services: consultancy and business agility, product design, production and in-service support, as well as continuous quality.
Go to expleogroup.com for more information.
Electric Ireland is the customer-facing unit of the ESB Group and for over 90 years has been the leading energy supplier in Ireland. As the leading energy provider, Electric Ireland provides electricity, gas and energy services to over 90,000 businesses across the 32 counties in Ireland.
Our ambition is to create long-term relationships with our customers. We recognise that you need more than an energy supply. By combining an island-wide presence with a global perspective, we deliver proactive energy solutions through our business team. For more information, visit electricireland.ie/business.
Ibec is Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group. Our purpose is to help build a better, sustainable future by influencing, supporting and delivering for business success. With over 230 employees, Ibec engages with key stakeholders in Ireland and internationally through our six regional offices and our Brussels office, along with an extensive international network in the UK and US.
Ibec positions are shaped by our diverse membership, which ranges from small to large, domestic to multinational and our 37 trade associations cover a wide range of industry sectors. Ibec members employ over 70% of the private sector workforce in Ireland.
As well as lobbying, Ibec provides a wide range of professional services and management training to members on all aspects of human resource management, occupational health and safety, employee relations and employment law.
Visit ibec.ie for more information.
National Broadband Ireland (NBI) is building the National Broadband Plan, on behalf of the Irish State.
We believe that better broadband networks promote social progress, equality and sustainability. With equal access to local, national and global opportunity, every person, community and organisation in Ireland will be empowered to achieve more.
One of the biggest challenges facing Ireland is to bridge the rural / urban digital divide.
Go to nbi.ie for more information.
Immedis is the global leader in consolidated global payroll solutions and part of the highly successful Taxback Group. Processing payroll in over 150 countries, the Immedis platform provides a unified view of global payroll operations, real-time data analytics, and advanced reporting capability, while ensuring legislative compliance and data security. With deep integration capabilities with HCM and finance providers, Immedis dramatically simplifies multi-country payroll obligations.
Go to immedis.com for more information.
Skillnet Ireland is a business support agency of the Government of Ireland, responsible for advancing the competitiveness, productivity and innovation of Irish businesses through enterprise-led workforce development.
Skillnet Ireland partners with 57 industry bodies and enterprise clusters, supporting over 18,000 businesses nationally by providing a wide range of valuable learning experiences to over 70,000 trainees. Working in close collaboration with industry though our 70 Skillnet Business Networks, Skillnet Ireland develops and delivers a range of programmes that focus on addressing current skills gaps and future skills needs.
Go to skillnetireland.ie for more information.
SOLAS is the Further Education and Training Authority responsible for planning, funding and co-ordinating Further Education and Training in Ireland. Its mandate is to ensure the provision of 21st century high-quality, learner focused, education programmes to school leavers, jobseekers, job changers and other learners. SOLAS’ core functions are to research, plan, fund and co-ordinate the delivery of over 300,000 Further Education and Training places across a range of programmes annually. SOLAS also manages the delivery of some national programmes including Apprenticeship, Skills to Advance and eCollege.
Go to solas.ie for more information.
SIRO launched in 2015 as a joint venture company between ESB and Vodafone. Using the ESB network – overhead and underground, SIRO is building a fibre-to-the- building network that has no copper connection at any point to slow the service down. No other connection can compare with 100% fibre, which supports symmetric speeds of 1 Gigabit per second. The SIRO network covers 364,000 premises and is still growing, with services now live or under construction in 21 counties across the country. SIRO is offered on an open-access basis to all telecom retailers in Ireland. Business customers can avail of SIRO from a range of retail partners including Airwire, Blacknight Internet Solutions, Carnsore Broadband, Digiweb, Viatel, Vodafone and Westnet.
For more information, visit siro.ie/enterprise.
Interxion: A Digital Realty Company, is a leading provider of carrier – and cloud- neutral data centre services across EMEA. With more than 700 connectivity providers in over 100 data centres across 13 European countries. Interxion is the interconnection hub for the world’s leading businesses. We help you extend your reach into new markets. Wherever you invest with us, you will have the right connectivity to interconnect, transact and grow your business.
For more information, visit interxion.com.
Magnet Networks headquartered in Dublin is a leading Telecommunications, Data Connectivity and Security Services provider, providing solutions to homes, businesses and enterprise customers. We are a business, we live the technology and solutions we provide. We understand not all businesses are the same that’s why we deliver a wide range of services including bespoke solutions. As a Network Owner we are agile, we work to your business requirements and we promise to deliver your solution your way!
Magnet Networks owns and runs its own network thus it is able to give its customers their own dedicated line that they don’t share with anyone else and lets them experience the backing of our top quality, dedicated customer care team. Magnet Networks has to date invested over €120 million in creating the most advanced telecoms network.
Magnet Networks is owned by Speed Fibre Group, an Irish investment vehicle focused on telecoms infrastructure as well as communications service provision.
For more information, visit magnetnetworks.com.
Declaron is a customs clearance solution for Brexit. We let you save time and money by creating and self-managing your own customs declarations online and steps in to act as customs clearance agent on your behalf to Revenue, in the event of any delays.
This means you can save time on paperwork, clear your goods faster, while being sure you’re compliant and audit-ready.
+ Irradiation of goods delays caused by documentation error
+ 24/7 representation as your agent to Revenue in the case of red/orange routing
+ A compliant and audit-ready online system
+ Great training and customer support to get your started
+ Haulier / 3rd Party intermediary functionality
For more information, visit declaron.ie.
Goodtill by SumUp is the leading provider of iPad POS software in the UK & Ireland, powering some of the UK’s most exciting businesses and the largest names in hospitality with £500m of transactions processed annually. We cater to more than 1,400 customers within the hospitality sector and our POS systems run in over 650 cafes and restaurants, along with pubs, bars and nightclubs, hotels, major sports stadiums, offices and schools. Over the past year, we have seen rapid growth in Goodeats; our mobile ordering platform, which has processed over 1 million collection and delivery orders providing hundreds of cafes and restaurants with the ability to sell to customers safely and remain open during lockdown.
For more information, visit thegoodtill.com.
Combining their on-the-ground postal knowledge and manpower with cutting edge mapping technology, GeoDirectory was set up by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland over 20 years ago to create a directory of all the residential and commercial addresses in Ireland. With more than 600,000 updates made per annum, GeoDirectory maintains the most comprehensive and accurate Irish location dataset available. At present it contains 1.9 million buildings and over 2.2 million address points in the Republic of Ireland.
Over the years GeoDirectory has developed a data toolkit for growth that is used by businesses of all sizes, in all sectors and industries, from delivering pizzas to ensuring emergency services reach their intended location in quick time and a whole host of reasons in between. Based in the GPO Dublin, our small team is made up of highly skilled technical, operational and business people.
For more information, visit geodirectory.ie.
simPRO is a cloud-based business management platform for field service businesses managing service, project and maintenance work. This powerful software solution enables complete operational visibility from quote through to invoice, seamlessly integrating with accounting packages Xero, Quickbooks and Sage giving both business and financial control. Trusted by 150,000+ users globally, simPRO has helped field service professionals to streamline workflows, increase efficiencies and productivity with complete connectivity with the field and the office. Here are some of the field service industries that simPRO works perfectly for: electrical, plumbing & heating, HVAC, fire and security. Becoming a simPRO Partner means you will benefit from becoming an industry specific advisor to your clients, enabling them to build more efficient and profitable businesses.
Go to simprogroup.com for more information.
Personally Speaking Bureau (PSB) is a speaker bureau and advisory organisation founded by Frances Keane in 2005 to help organisations connect with keynote speakers, authors, advisors and thought leaders in ways that make an impact.
After more than a decade working internationally in PR, Frances had firsthand experience of the power of human connection and believes that when people connect, big things can happen. PSB works with organisations and speakers internationally. Our aim is always to stimulate thinking, spark the imagination and create an event(s) to remember. The bedrock of everything we do is based on great relationships with each other and with our clients , speakers and business partners.
A member of the European Association of Speaker Bureaux, Frances Keane was formerly a co-chair and has built a strong reputation internationally in her field. Today the Personally Speaking Bureau agency has clients and a panel of speakers that stretches from New York to New Delhi.
For more information, visit personallyspeakingbureau.com.
A proud 55-year track record delivering insightful news, comment and analysis to and about the Irish and international business community.
Part of the Business & Finance Media Group, Business & Finance is Ireland’s leading business magazine.
Established in 1964, the magazine is devoted to providing senior business people across every sector with quality editorial and in-depth coverage on all aspects of enterprise.
The Business & Finance brand portfolio includes business magazines and special interest business supplements, electronic news and information and a range of business award programmes/conferences in Ireland, the UK, Asia and the US. The diverse portfolio of publications managed by the Group offers a complete overview of business in Ireland today.
Business & Finance Events has created world-class award ceremonies which celebrate success in Irish business, finance, IT and politics, and summits which educate and engage in specific industry areas; leading the way in offering a unique experience to all involved and providing unrivalled networking and business generating opportunities.
Managed by our events division, our awards recognise excellence and best practice, and offering high level networking opportunities.
Over the decades, some of Ireland’s most influential business leaders and outstanding corporations have been recognised by our award programmes. Business luminaries that have been honored to date include Tony O’Reilly, Michael Smurfit and Peter Sutherland and some of the outstanding corporations include Glanbia, Wyeth and Airtricity.
Similarly, our summits create forums for unparalleled debate and engagement, in bringing together diverse and outstanding groups of experts in their fields, which include financial services, corporate restructuring and life sciences.
For more information go to businessandfinance.com