Friday, June 2, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM BST
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Hogan Mezzanine Suite, Croke Park 
Jones Road
Dublin 3

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Aisling Regan 

ISME Annual Lunch 2017 



Guest Speaker:

 Moya Doherty, entrepreneur, writer, broadcaster, Chair of RTE.



We are delighted that Moya Doherty will accept the ISME Medal and has agreed to give the SME lecture. This lecture has become an occasion at which the achievements of the small and medium enterprises sector are celebrated.

Born in 1958, Moya's career includes theatre, radio and television production and presentation, both in Ireland and internationally. She presented a number of Arts, Features and Documentary Programmes for RTÉ. As Executive Producer, Moya produced a number of charity Telethons, the Eurovision Song Contest and the televising of the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics held in Ireland in 2003. Moya was the Commissioning Producer and originator of Riverdance for the Eurovision Song Contest of 1994. 

Since Riverdance began performances in Dublin 1995, the show has

  • Played over 11,500 performances
  • Been seen live by over 25 million people
  • In over 515 venues worldwide
  • In 47 countries  
  • Across 6 continents.

Moya is a former director of both Tyrone Productions and Today FM. She is a writer and broadcaster and has co-presented a number of radio arts documentaries on George Bernard Shaw, John McCormack and Paddy Kavanagh, amongst others.

Moya has sat on a number of arts-related Boards including seven years as Chair of the Dublin International Theatre Festival, The Abbey Theatre, The Ark Children’s Theatre in Dublin, Business to Arts and Walnut Hill Arts School in Massachusetts. She is currently Chair of RTÉ.

In recognition of her achievements, Moya has received numerous awards and accolades over the years, including the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Ulster & from the National University of Ireland in recognition of her ongoing commitment to the world of the arts in Ireland

Join 500 of your peers for what is THE best business lunch of the year!

Individual Place (Inc. VAT)  €60.00

Table of 10 (Inc. VAT) €550

If booking a table of ten, we will contact you for the names and companies of those attending.

3 course lunch included for each attendee.



Free parking is available.

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