AGENDA

Agenda

08.20 – 09.00Registration - tea & coffee

Session One

09.00 – 09.10 Welcome address: Sinead McNamara, Co Founder & Director, Best in Fest
09.10 – 09.15Dave Fanning: Moderator
09.15 – 09.50Justin Green, Founder & Managing Director, Wide Awake Communications Ltd
09.50 – 10.25Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society
10.25 – 11.00Ian Renton, Director, The Festival™, Cheltenham
11.00 – 11.30Networking coffee break
11.30 – 12.05Gary Graham, Founder Bloom, by Bord Bia
12.05 – 12.40Harley K Dubois, Founding Board Member, Burning Man
12.40 – 13.00Moderated panel discussion and audience q & a
13.00 – 13.05Lunch intro by lunch sponsor Eventinsure
13.05 – 14.00Networking lunch

Session Two

14.00 – 14.15Mark Rowlette, Dublin Programme Manager, Failte Ireland
14.15 – 14.50Willie White, Artistic Director & Chief Executive Dublin Theatre Festival
14.50 – 15.25Maria Moynihan Lee, Producer of the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival
15.25 – 16.00Networking coffee break
16.00 – 16.35Tom Harfleet, Show Manager, RHS Chelsea Flower Show & Head of RHS Shows Development
16.35 – 17.10Michael Eavis, Founder Glastonbury
17.10 – 17.30Moderated panel discussion and audience q & a
17.30 – 17.35Ends - closing comments: Sinead McNamara