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Grant Thornton sponsors upcoming PMI conference

We are delighted to sponsor Ireland’s largest annual conference for project managers ”Project Management Institute’s (PMI) national conference” which will be held at Fota Island Resort, Cork on 28 February. Speakers include TV architect Dermot Bannon who will discuss how to successfully communicate disruptive ideas to project stakeholders and also Yvonne O'Byrne, Ireland international hockey star speaking on securing a World Cup silver medal.

Speaking at the launch of the conference, President of the Ireland Chapter of PMI, Pat Lucey said: “The 2019 conference, themed From Idea to Reality, will provide a unique opportunity to explore how project management is utilised to deliver projects from conception to completion.”

Mr Lucey added: “The Ireland Chapter of PMI is the largest professional organisation for project managers in Ireland with over 1,400 members. We strive to provide access to valuable knowledge, networks and resources that will be integral to project success.

“The national conference is an opportunity for project management professionals across IT, public sector, construction, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing to gain insight from leading experts in the industry along with well-known Irish and international figures who are making waves in their respective fields. All our speakers have used key project management skills to deliver their ideas into reality, whether it is designing state-of-the-art homes, winning a World Cup medal or utilising disruptive technologies to achieve results.”

Speaking about Grant Thornton’s sponsorship of the event the firm’s Head of Business Consulting Elaine Daly had this to say: “Grant Thornton is delighted to support such a dynamic conference which will bring together some of the best minds across the country. Project Management is a key service line for our firm and one where we see huge prospects for growth”.

If attending the event make sure to stop by our stand and chat to one of the team.