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