The Business of Sport in Cork

We are pleased to confirm today the latest speaker at our Sport for Business Cork event taking place next week at the Metropole Hotel in the City Centre.

Paul Wycherley, General Manager of Cork City will join Philip Quinn the acting CEO of Munster Rugby heading up our first discussion before an audience of Sport for Business members and guests drawn from leaders across the south.

Morgan Buckley, appointed last year as Director of Sport and Physical Activity at University College Cork and Kristine Meenaghan, Coordinator of the Cork Sports Partnership will then broaden the conversation in terms of how people are getting active themselves through a variety of public and private backed initiatives.  They will be joined on the panel by Maeve Buckley, principal of Leading Sport and one of the sharpest minds in sports strategy in Ireland.

0800: Registration and Networking

0840: The Sporting Landscape in Cork

A panel discussion featuring leaders from across sport in Cork including Philip Quinn from Munster Rugby and Paul Wycherley from Cork City.

0920:  Looking to the Future

Our second panel including Morgan Buckley, Director of Sport at UCC and Kristine Meenaghan of the Cork Sports Partnership and Maeve Buckley of Leading Sport will look at future developments in terms of participation and making Cork a sporting hotbed.

1000:  Networking and Close

We are hosting this special gathering in partnership with Leading Sport, one of Ireland’s foremost Sports strategy consultancies.

The event is supported by the Cork Convention Bureau and The Metropole Hotel.

We look forward to seeing you in Cork on February 12th.

Click here to Register for your place now at The Business of Sport CORK

There is already a strong audience drawn from opinion formers and leaders in sport and business and there is still a chance to join us though places are limited and you must register in advance.

This is the first of a number of events we will be staging around the country through 2019 with similar events at early stage planning for Galway and Belfast.

If you would be interested in getting involved in either of those email us today and let’s see what we can do together.


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