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February 22, 2019

Inclusion is Good for Business

It is well known that employees gravitate towards companies with similar values as themselves, a place where they can connect and feel like they belong. As more and more employment options become available, people will chose companies that understand the importance of inclusion and offer it in the workplace. Offering inclusion and belonging to your team sets you up as a great company to work for; attracts the right people to your team; ensures their emotional well-being; encourages engagement and ultimately shows results in the company’s performance.

LEO, Drogheda & District Chamber & M1 Skillnet are pleased to invite you to our breakfast event to highlight and promote diversity and inclusion as good for business.  Please join us and our key note speakers as they share their insights and experience of how inclusion is key to nurturing talent and enhancing good business.

Supported by BD Medical

Our speakers are:

Brid Horan, Co-chair of Government initiative, Better Balance for Better Business.  Co-Founder 30% Club, Member of the Ireland Advisory Board, Deputy Chief Executive ESB until late 2014, non-executive level experience includes IDA Ireland, FBD Holdings plc, National Pension Reserve Fund and Dublin City University.

Martin Kelly, a strategic business consultant with twenty years plus of Human Resource Development experience as a senior executive in Irish Life and running his own consultancy business Think HR.

In his role with Irish Life, Martin had responsibility for Learning & Development, Organisational Development, Talent Acquisition & Development, Leadership Development & Internal Communications for all levels within the organisation. Whilst Martin’s work today spans the private, public & voluntary/not for profit sectors he also works extensively in the sporting sector having designed and continuing to run a one-year bespoke leadership development programme specifically for elite athletes on behalf of the Gaelic Players Association & Women’s Gaelic Players Association (WGPA). A key cornerstone of this programme is that players deliver a community-based project called Reálta with the focus on supporting primary schoolchildren in developing their physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing.

Martin also coaches elite athletes, where he helps them to focus their strengths and passions on all aspects of their lives not just sport.

Date:          Wednesday 6th March 2019

Time:         7.30am:  Registration & Healthy Breakfast

Event:       8am-9.30am:

Venue:      The D Hotel Drogheda

If you are ready to make your business a great place to work, then you won’t want to miss this! There are ONLY 50 places available. Bookings are on a first come, first served basis. Don’t delay ….book your place now by emailing Linda Ennis,  m1skillnet@droghedachamber.com by 4th March 2014 to

We look forward to you joining us.

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