Our picks: Top Networking Events this April

March 28

We’ve rounded up our choice of the top networking events that are worthwhile taking time out for this April. These networks, events, and groups attract a lot of professionals across a variety of industries, looking to make similar, and more importantly, differing connections. See out top picks for this month below.

Europe’s Changing Workplaces: An International Research Conference


This conference draws together an outstanding line-up of leading experts on workplaces in Europe to explore the changing work environment. Discussed will be the possibility of a new ‘European model’ of work and employment and if so what are its contradictions, challenge’s and prospects?

The daylong conference will offer a significant insight into the patterns of work in Europe today and future predictions.


09:30 – 17:30, Mon 3 April 2017 – Maynooth University

Cost: Free

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All-Ireland Business Summit 2017


Imagine spending the day networking with Ireland’s finest businesses, getting to rub shoulders with potential clients/customers, partners and peers, learn from some of the top business leaders in the world and connect and grow your business on a scale unparalleled in Ireland.

All of this is possible at the All-Ireland Business Summit!


07:30 – 17:00, Thu 6 April 2017 – Croke Park Jones’ Road Dublin 3

Cost: €94.85 – €188.78

 Event Details

Business After Hours: Networking @ Grant Thornton

This event, run in conjunction with Dublin Chamber of commerce, gives members the opportunity to network and meet with other Chamber members with the primary aim of developing business relationships.

17:30, Thu, 6 April 2017 – Grant Thornton, 24-26 City Quay Dublin 2

Cost: Free

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Dublin 2050 – Destination 2.6 million


Join Dublin Chamber for their first event in their Dublin 2050 series. Dulin 2050 series aims to explore and provoke discussion around the long-term planning decisions needed to secure Dublin’s future as a world class city. The first topic to be discussed will be the prediction that Dublin’s population will hit 2.6 million by 2050 and what impact this will have.

Come along to play your part and have your say in creating Dublin 2050.

19:30, Thu, 13 April 2017 – The Westbury hotel, Balfe Street, Dublin 2

Cost: Free

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 Insurance Ireland Annual Industry Lunch 2017


This is the flagship annual gathering of the industry and it will be the first Annual Lunch held since the merger of Insurance Ireland and DIMA. This year’s Annual Lunch is an opportunity to consider the events of the past year and the challenges and opportunities ahead.


13:30  – 16:30, Mon, 24 April 2017 – Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Cost: €100- €225

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 ‘Shaping the Future of Work’ – CIPD Ireland Conference & Dinner


Join CIPD for an inspirational day exploring how HR and L&D professionals are shaping the future of work and the workplace. On the day, Paolo Gallo, Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Committee of the World Economic Forum, will speak on Shaping the ‘Future of Work’ and delegates will get the opportunity to explore and share whether the future of work really should, can and will be human and if so, how to support, develop and harness the power into a successful, productive and fulfilled workforce!


08:45 – 16:30, Tues 25 April 2017- Croke Park

Cost: €100 – €420

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NRF Annual Conference 2017


This year’s NRF Annual Conference 2017 In association with Bond Adapt and The Irish Times will be held in Citywest Hotel on Thursday 27th April 2017. NRF have a very exciting line-up of speakers for you this year with headline Gary and Paul O’Donovan and a Brexit discussion panel with Brendan McGinty, Director Stratis Consulting, and John McGrane, DG of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce.


08:00-14:00, Mon 27 April 2017 – Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre

Cost: Free for NRF Members, €195 for non-members

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