Luminate Conference – Wexford Spiegeltent, Custom House Quay, Wexford

The aim of the conference was to promote and encourage entrepreneurship in Wexford and the South East.

This event was specifically aimed at owners of young businesses who would not normally attend business conferences, and this event had a different look and feel to a standard conference event. The overall theme is one of optimism through challenging times, and the delegates are encouraged to take an active part in the event. The Instant Opinion system allows delegates to submit their questions by text, and a key part of each session is the Q&A, where the three speakers respond to the questions in a group discussion format.


Session 1:  The Voice of Experience
13:00 pm – 14:30 pm Launched by Tom Banville, CEO,Wexford County Enterprise Board
14:30 pm – 14:50 pm Speaker:  Bill Kelly, Kellys Resort Hotel
14:50 pm – 15:10 pm Speaker:  Fred Karlsson, DoneDeal
15:10 pm – 15:30 pm Speaker:  Aidan Quigley, Loftus Hall
Session 2:  Wexford – If not us, who?  If not now, when?
15:30 pm – 16:20 pm Introduction by Chair, Brendan Ennis
Speaker: Dr Kevin Whelan, Notre Dame
Speaker: Michael McLoughlin, ConnectIreland
Speaker: Michael Londra
16:20 pm – 16:35 pm Question and Answer Session, Instant Opinion
16:35 pm – 16:40 pm Closing Address