YOUNG BUSINESSWOMEN’S FORUM
Our final IMAGE Young Businesswomen’s Forum of 2017 takes place on Wednesday, November 15 in the gorgeous Westbury Hotel. Enjoy an evening of insight and lots of luxury as we hear about the highs and lows of business from three outstanding young beauty entrepreneurs.
Join IMAGE editor-in-chief, Melanie Morris and our three panellists in frank, honest conversation as we shine a light on what it really means to be a successful female entrepreneur. We have an incredible line-up of panellists including, Aimee Connolly, Make-up artist and Beauty entrepreneur, Ellen Kavanagh Jones, CEO and founder of Waxperts and Marija Aslimoska, founder of Parfumarija.
WHEN Wednesday, November 15
Champagne and canapés from 6pm
WHERE The Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2
*Includes a luxury gift bag for everyone with Seoulista Beauty Instant Facial masks, €30 Waxperts salon gift card & Wonder Pads, a fabulous gift from ELF cosmetics and Cocoa Brown Ice Goddess!
Call 01 271 9687 or
Email [email protected]
Make-up artist and beauty entrepreneur
At just 24 Aimee Connolly is already one of Ireland’s most well-known make-up artists, working both commercially and editorially with celebrities and global cosmetics brands alike. An innate entrepreneur, Aimee has recently combined her degree in business from University College Dublin with her passion for make-up to launch of her award-winning range, Sculpted by Aimee Connolly. Aimee is also the founder of Sculpted The Academy, where she teaches a range of make-up courses catering to all skill levels from beginner to professional. As a weekly beauty columnist in the Sunday World Magazine, a regular contributor to TV3 Xposé and social media sensation with over 82,000 followers across her social media platforms, Aimee is a leading voice in the Irish beauty industry.
Ellen Kavanagh Jones
CEO and founder, Waxperts
Having established the first Waxperts Salon in 2008, one of Ireland’s only specialist and wax exclusive salons, Ellen had the vision to create a wax, made for professionals by professionals. Waxperts Wax is the next generation in waxing, using the latest technology, to create a super flexible wax and product range. Ellen is CEO and Founder of Waxperts, responsible for brand and overseas development. Ellen is also is the vision behind the creation of all new Waxperts products and participates in every area of research and development through to market launch.
Having been shortlisted for the IMAGE Business Woman of the Year awards in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and again in 2017 Ellen has used this as a stepping stone to progress and develop her presence as an entrepreneur. She’s also in regular demand to speak at professional trade shows delivering inspiring and expert speeches where her industry knowledge is widely sought after.
Waxperts Wax has also picked up numerous awards over the past 3 years including Image Beauty Innovator of the Year 2015. Waxperts wax is found in over 1800 salons in Ireland, nationwide in the UK and is in Poland, Dubai and Canada.
Founder and owner, Parfumarija