‘Making Your Mark!’ Networking Breakfast
As 2018 begins to take shape, how is it looking? What do you hope to achieve and how are you going to do it? The New Year offers us a beautiful clean slate, for you to fill with our heart’s desires, so let’s seize the opportunity and get started with purpose.
Join IMAGE contributing editor Melanie Morris and three of Ireland’s most engaging, empowering women to hear how they’ve made their mark on the business world, and how you can do the same. Our speakers for the morning will be Tanya Clarke, general manager of Diageo Reserve Europe, interior designer and entrepreneur Helen Turkington and career psychologist Leeanne Rose O’Morain. Tanya and Helen will share stories from their career ascent, while Leeanne will bring it home with tips and insights on how to make this year your happiest, most productive, most successful one yet.
Plus, we’ll have all the IMAGE Networking Breakfast trademarks… The five-star Marker Hotel experience, a chance to network with peers and new faces over a coffee and a breakfast buffet, seat gifts galore, a chance to win an overnight at The Tannery, Co. Waterford courtesy of Ireland’s Blue Book, and plenty more prizes to be won over the course of the morning.
When: Friday, February 2, from 7:30am
Where: The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
*including luxury seat gifts
Helen Turkington, Interior designer, & entrepreneur
Helen Turkington, one of Ireland’s most influential and talented designers. Since opening Helen Turkington Interiors in Dublin over 20 years ago, Helen has established herself as a market leader in Interiors.
Helen Turkington is a luxury design, home accessories and bespoke furniture company. She combines knowledge, expertise and elegant designs to enhance her client’s homes and lifestyle.
Helen Turkington has two retail stores in Dublin that stock an exclusive range of Helen Turkington Collection which comprises of a paint range, a candle range with several scents, fabric range, and bespoke furniture pieces. The range is designed and sourced by Helen Turkington and the signature pieces reflect her unique blend of sophistication and liveability.
Her stores are well known for their intimate and inspirational room settings presenting a contemporary classic style which is strong in symmetry and rich in accent colour many of which can be viewed in Helen’s paint collection.
Leeanne Rose O’Morain, Career psychologist
After graduating from DCU with a BA in International Business and Languages, Leeanne Rose worked across several international markets including the US, Canada and the EMEA, in well-known tech and financial institutions such as Apple, Deutsche Bank, Depfa Bank and FMS Asset Management. Whilst working in this fast paced environment Leeanne Rose was made increasingly aware of her colleagues struggles to balance daily challenges, whether it be from corporate or personal life, and more often both.
Through her desire to help people through their struggles Leanne decided to pursue a degree in Psychology using her previous observations as the foundations of her thesis.
Post qualification Leanne Rose decided to move things to the next level by setting up her own Psychology and Coaching business Aret? Psychology & Coaching. Enabling her to work with both individual clients and organisations to help personal development and creativity. Leanne Rose’s main aim is to help harness her client’s strengths and use their unique talents to catalyse their success whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance that sustains emotional, psychological and spiritual fulfilment. As well as her coaching business Leanne Rose is also admiringly a volunteer with the Rape Crisis Centre, where she provides support for adult survivors of rape and sexual assault.
Tanya Clarke, General Manager of Diageo Reserve Europe
Graduated from Dublin City University with an Honours B.A. in International Marketing, Spanish Major & French Minor. Also graduated from La Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Spain in Business & Languages.
Previously located in London and recently returned to Dublin, Tanya Clarke is the General Manager of the Diageo Reserve brands in Europe, a position she has held since September 2014. She has 20 years international marketing & commercial experience within the beverage sector.
Her role entails leading a business unit that is focused on accelerating growth of the Diageo luxury spirits portfolio across key cities and resorts in Europe. Tanya leads a dedicated luxury selling team for the Reserve spirits portfolio across Europe. The portfolio includes brands such as CIROC Vodka, Tanqueray 10 gin, Talisker Malt Whisky, BULLEIT Bourbon, Zacapa rum and Roe & Co. Tanya’s diverse and high-performance team is comprised of over 200 people based across more than ten countries. Tanya has held a number of senior marketing roles in Diageo, in Asia Pacific and within Europe and in Nestle UK. She has also held the position of Head of Marketing, GUINNESS, Diageo Ireland, 2007-2011.
In Association with Mazda Ireland & Ireland’s Blue Book