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06 Nov 2020


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amazon Academy Ireland

Your event agenda

10.00am: Welcome from Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland

10.05am: A message of welcome from Tánaiste Leo Varadkar

10.10am: Welcome from Simon Donegan, Head of Seller Services at Amazon

10.15am: ‘How I made it’ – Interview with Alison Cowzer

Alison is co-founder of East Coast Bakehouse, Ireland’s only large scale biscuit manufacturing business based in Drogheda Co Louth.

Alison is experienced in sharing her business knowledge with hopeful entrepreneurs, having appeared as an investor on the past two series of RTE’s Dragon’s Den. She has invested in a number of new Irish businesses and is working closely with these entrepreneurs to drive growth in their new enterprises.

10.35am: An introduction to Amazon services

Danny O’Gorman, Head of New Seller Partnerships at Amazon, will discuss how selling on Amazon can help boost your business and share insights into growing your sales online.

11.00am: Meet the Amazon entrepreneurs

A discussion with two successful entrepreneurs selling both online and offline!

11:30am: Meet the independent experts who can help you grow your business

Using the event’s built-in chat function, this will be your chance to pose live questions to our experts from the worlds of HR, IP and law.

  • Joyce Rigby-Jones, Joint Managing Director of Voltedge Management Ltd. and Honorary Chair of CIPD Ireland
  • Patricia McGovern, Partner, DFMG Solicitors LLP
  • Jan Fitzell, Partner, Deloitte Ireland LLP
  • Ross O’Colmain, Department Manager for Consumer Products, Enterprise Ireland

12.00pm: Event close



The event is finished.

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