CEO Breakfast Forum and Business Working Responsibly Mark Presentation

BITCI News -

Oct 17, 2013


Our 7th annual CEO Breakfast Forum will take place in Dublin on October 17th. The Business in the Community Ireland annual CEO Forum is a high-level breakfast event where over 150 CEOs of Ireland’s leading companies gather to discuss key trends in corporate social responsibility and how companies can make the transformation to a sustainable business model.

Our seventh annual Forum will examine what leadership is required in today’s business world. From ethics in the boardroom to leadership on climate change and sustainability, attendees will hear from top experts on the benefits of having a responsible, transparent and sustainable business model.

The Forum will be addressed by a number of leading experts including:

At the event the new recipients of the Business Working Responsibly Mark will be announced by Minister Richard Bruton  followed by a CEO panel discussion hosted by John McManus, Business Editor of the Irish Times.


7.15 – 7.50:  Registration/Networking/Buffet Breakfast

7.50 – 7.55:  Welcome to the Forum

Kieran McGowan, Chairperson Business in the Community Ireland

 7.55 – 8.05:  Opening address

Tina Roche, CEO Business in the Community Ireland

 8.05 – 8.20: Keynote Address 1

Professor John Sweeney, NUI Maynooth

8.25 – 8.45: Keynote Address 2

Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer

8.45 – 9.00: Special Address

Richard Bruton T.D, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

9.05– 9.40: Presentation by Minister Bruton of the Business Working Responsibly Mark Certificates of Achievement

Panel Discussion chaired by John McManus, Business Editor, The Irish Times

9.40 – 9.45: Closing of the Forum

Tina Roche, Chief Executive, Business in the Community Ireland

Location: Dublin, Guinness Storehouse
Date: 17th October 2013 Time: 7.15 – 9.45am

Directions and Transport options to the venue:

A map with the location of the Storehouse is attached. We have been able to reserve 75 car parking spaces in the Storehouse car park and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Directions to the car park are on the attached map.

Alternatively you can park in the nearby Thomas Street car park; you can find out more information here and you can find walking directions from Thomas Street car park to the venue here

The Red Luas tram line stops nearby at the “James’s” stop and you can find walking directions from the stop to the venue here

If you are taking the DART, get off at Connolly station and take the Red Luas line to James’s and follow directions above.

The closest bus stop is stop number 1940 on James Street and the routes served by this stop are the 123, 13 and 40.



For further information, please contact Moira Horgan, Marketing Manager on or 01 874 7232