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    International Experts in Social Media, Branding, Sales, Leadership, Networking, Management & Video




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Listen to Successful Entrepreneurs & Motivational Speakers across 2 Stages. Find out how they have used Social Media to build their empires.


Attend an Exclusive Pre-booked Masterclass with an expert in Social Media. Learn how to successfully use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN & Google for your Business!


Network and meet with over 200 SME’s, Start-Ups, Entrepreneurs & Social Media Enthusiasts. Speak with 20 Exhibiting Businesses and find out how they can help your business grow.


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Global Marketeer

Tom is an Award Winning Global Marketeer that has worked both agency and now client-side in the world of Marketing for just under a decade.

Marketing Cheats for Start Ups

What if I was to tell you that you could tomorrow implement skills and techniques that world class brand marketeers at no additional cost?

In a world of jargon, experts, opinion and knowledge – entrepreneurs and start ups are often puzzled when it comes to the correct marketing plan and strategy to deliver growth for their business.

Tom’s talk will outline key tools, tricks and services that you may have missed and will equip you with the knowledge to upskill your Marketing skill set for your businesses’ benefit. Critically, if done smartly, some of these tools can be implemented at absolutely no additional cost to your business.

Marketing Cheats for Start Ups is a session that is delivered with passion, enthusiasm and most importantly a sense of reality.

Actionable skills that your business can then benefit from being the key focus from this session.

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International Social Media Trainer

Greg Fry is an International Social Media trainer who delivers regular Social Media, Social Customer Service and Social Business Strategy training and workshops. Greg also works as a Social Business and Content Consultant and believes that, in order to make social media work for your business – you must identify the correct social media goals for your business, define and refine your strategic social media, plan and tactics, create outstanding content and make sure that everything you do is measurable. Greg has worked with many top multinationals including: Ulster Bank, Microsoft, Fáilte Ireland, UPC, Abbott Labs, Symantec and Coca Cola Hellenic. He also lectures for top institutions including the Digital Marketing Institute, SureSkills and the Digital Skills Academy.

Ireland AM Panelist

Orlaith’s book Perform As A Leader is out on September 24th. The book includes great insights on pitching and presenting, chairing and coaching, meetings and media and lots more. It also has plenty of stories and tips from a wide range of successful entrepreneurs and leaders, and is a must read for anyone who wants to grow as a leader, manager, speaker, role model or persuader.

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Google Expert

Susan Dolan is a Google Expert based in Manchester. Susan and her team have advised many clients including Russell Grant, the Astrologer, Greater Manchester Police, Macmillan Cancer, CAFOD and Probability TV on both social media and securing permanent Page 1 SERPs on Google, Bing and Yahoo! Susan delivers Google SEO and Social Media Seminars at both public and private events including on-board cruise ships throughout the world. Susan is a guest writer for many on and offline business publications such as Social Media Today, The Entrepreneur Magazine, Showcasing Women, Social Media Experts and Network She.

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Facebook Pro

Jenny Brennan owns and runs her own boutique social media agency in Mayo. With a particular emphasis and passion for Facebook marketing & advertising, she teaches her business clients how to leverage the social network and to connect with customers in a meaningful way that lead to long-term and profitable relationships. Jenny is a regular contributor to International social media blogs such as Social Media Examiner, Agorapulse, Postplanner and Tweak Your Biz. Her goal is to make Facebook marketing as simple and effective for businesses as possible by implementing smart systems that generate results. More recently Jenny established her own brand jennybrennan.me with a mission to provide female entrepreneurs with actionable content, coaching and courses that help them implement successful Facebook marketing campaigns.


Global Invest Her

Founder and CEO of Global Invest Her, focused on demystifying the funding process to get more Women Entrepreneurs funded faster. Women’s advocate and contributor to the Huffington Post and Linked In Pulse. A TEDx Speaker and regular speaker on Funding for Women Entrepreneurs, her goal is to raise awareness among both investors and women entrepreneurs on what barriers hold both parties back and what to do together to get more women entrepreneurs funded faster. Specialities: Consulting in Gender Diversity, Women-led businesses, Access to Finance for Women Entrepreneurs, Startups, Public speaking, Global Business Development, Management & Leadership Development, Gender Equality.

CEO Get Invited

Kyle is currently the CEO at Get Invited, an award-winning event registration company that has hosted events across the USA, UK, Ireland and Europe; including the worlds largest startup conference – LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco – founded by Jason Calacanis and which has hosted speakers like Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. He built the company from scratch with his co-founders David and Chris and in 2013, they raised some venture capital and then built their team and grew ticket sales to $1,000,000 in the first 18 months. In 2014, they won a DANI Award for the Best Mobile Application and came runner up in Invest NI’s Propel Company of the Year. In 2012, he was named one of the best student entrepreneurs in the world by Stanford University when he was selected to attend their eBootcamp accelerator in California.

Twitter Expert

Philip Gleeson is an entrepreneur. He specialises in Twitter. After years being a social entrepreneur 18 months ago Philip decided to fulfil a lifelong dream and become a business owner. Within this time Philip has built up the biggest marketing company in Ireland specialising in Twitter QuickestFox Marketing. Philip has surrounded himself with a team of over 20 who are as intent as him in fulfilling the true potential of Twitter to businesses and event organisers in Ireland and abroad. Also in the pipeline are a media outlet, a school and some wedding products. 2016 will see QuickestFox Marketing head bravely into the UK, Europe and South America. All this while being a proud member of An Garda Siochana and a father to 3 children. Philip is walked regularly by his 2 dogs.

Confidence on Camera Coach

Lottie Hearn is the Confidence on Camera Coach helping you present your #BraveBiz Power on any size screen.

She’s been an actor, TV presenter, trainer and #BraveBiz person for over 25 years now and having just launched her practical guidebook “Confidence on Camera”, a Hodges and Figgis Best Seller earlier this month, Lottie is now all about helping YOU to plan, present and promote your videos and virtual self to boost your business to a bigger market, using the quickest and easiest video tools around.

Whether you’re DIY or PIY, starting out on camera and don’t know what/ why/ how or who, or you’re “done” video before but they’re not getting the traction and making the impact you want, NOW is the time to Get Brave on Screen!

Lottie will run a live, highly interactive www.Confidenceon.Camera coaching session for the Brave who know that video, vlogs, vmails and virtual meetings are THE way to reach your wider community and build your virtual Tribe, but for whom the thought of getting on camera is more a camera-nightmare than a biz-screen-stardom dream! In the session you’ll learn how to create your own Confidence, Credibility and Charisma on screen to truly connect through the camera to your viewer, to help them to like, trust and believe in you, so they end up doing what you want them to do after watching you.

From Periscope to Blab to video alternatives – come with your challenges to this workshop style talk.

And have no fear, you’re in safe hands – Lottie is also the President of the Professional Speaking Association Ireland Branch for 2015-16, so she knows how to encourage you to take to the stage. So come get #Playful on stage at #BraveBizConf and learn to #BeFlawsome on screen!

Connect with Lottie here:

Tweet @pressplaypres: https://twitter.com/pressplaypres

Web: www.Confidenceon.Camera    |    www.PressPlayPresentations.com

Like on FB: https://www.facebook.com/pressplaypresentations    |    https://www.facebook.com/psaireland

The Apprentice UK

Less than a year after graduating from UCD Smurfit Business School, Pamela Uddin (MSc International Business 13) became the youngest Irish person to appear as a contestant on The Apprentice in the UK.

Founder Girl Crew

Founder of GirlCrew, Elva Carri has a background in copywriting and digital marketing and works as editor of a magazine as well as freelance writing and editing for online.

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Blackbelt Mastermind

A Neuro-Linguistic Master Practitioner & Trainer with the Society of NLP, Author of ‘The Blackbelt Mastermind’,
Self-Defense European Gold Champion and Blackbelt, with a passion for writing, art, animals and making people smile.
With over 20 years experience with start ups, running her own business and managing large teams, Danielle can teach you how to overcome adversity, be BRAVE, step up & step out & allow your talent and skills to shine and be shared with the world!

Seeing Disney

Seeing Disney is a fundraising campaign to help Dubliner Carol Brill realise a dream before completely losing her sight to Usher Syndrome, a devastating rare genetic disease, which causes both hearing and sight loss. Carol has used Social Media to successfully spread the word of her campaign. Listen to how Brave she was both on and offline.

Event Focus

Being self employed is daunting and putting your business online is scary! We all need help in making ourselves visible in a busy virtual world.


Brave Business Conference is the answer you need to all your online marketing questions for your business. In one day, through talks and master classes you will learn everything you need to know in a supportive environment, and all the while supporting a worthy charity- Movember.


  • ‘…well thought out and cost effective.’

    Ruairi Devlin

  • ‘It was a fantastic business to business networking event and I touched base with lots of potential future business collaborators!’

    Jay Keegan - Owner of Electric Zoo speaking about the first Biz Expo run by Denise Whitmore, founder of the Brave Business Conference

  • ‘…a super day, well planned out and structured well with an easy, natural flow.’

    Danielle Serpico - Blackbelt Mastermind speaking about the first Biz Expo run by Brave Business Conference founder Denise Whitmore.