If I Knew Then What I Know Now...

Hindsight is a wonderful thing, and learning on the job is the best way to climb up the career ladder, so why not take some tips from those who know?

Join IMAGE Magazine editor-in-chief Melanie Morris for an enlightening, motivating morning of learning all those smart professional tips and tricks you can't learn from a book. Our speakers have a wealth of knowledge to share, ensuring you'll leave recharged with insight and newfound career confidence. Plus, you'll get to network with other professional women from the worlds of fashion, banking, marketing and recruitment, as well as Ireland's leading entrepreneurs.

WHERE The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2

WHEN 7.30am - 9.30pm on Tuesday, July 1

TICKETS €45, book here


Meet our speakers

FIONA DAWSON joined Mars on the graduate scheme in 1988, working her way to European marketing vice president, managing director, and now president of Mars Chocolate UK. Fiona sits on the Mars Chocolate Global Board and is also president of Mars Global Retail. In 2013, she became the first woman ever to win The Grocer Cup for outstanding business leadership in the food industry.

NIALL HARBISON could be described as Ireland's most prolific digital entrepreneur. Originally a chef, his career swung in 2007 when he co-founded Simply Zesty, which became a hugely successful digital media agency with offices in Dublin and London. He sold the business to UTV in 2012 and put his nest egg into other fledgling businesses, including Bia Beauty, PR Slides, Carve Cases, and the massively popular blog site, lovindublin.com. Niall was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and mentors with Enterprise Ireland.

Dr RHONA MAHONY is currently Master of the National Maternity Hospital, where she oversees over 9,000 deliveries a year and a busy gynaecological unit, and has responsibility for approximately 800 staff. A mother of four, and keen advocate for women in all fields, she was instrumental in the establishment of the NMH Foundation in 2012. Dr Mahony is an Honorary Clinical Professor with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

PLUS! #MentorMe competition

We're offering a one-on-one mentoring session with businesswoman Ramona Nicholas. Find out more about our #MentorMe competition and how to enter here.


Book your ticket now here, email [email protected] or call 01 271 9653.

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