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Asia Matters Summit Cork: Day 1

The Asia Matters Flagship Asia Summit Cork events are held in partnership with Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Cork Institute of Technology and Cork Chamber.

Asia Matters Summit Cork - DAY 1: 17 May 2017 River Lee Hotel, Cork City, Ireland

Building Win –Win Strategic Partnerships between China and Ireland 

13.30:           Registration & Networking

13.50:           Welcome Remarks by Martin Murray, Executive Director Asia Matters 

14.00:           Opening Address by H.E. Dr Yue Xiaoyong, Ambassador of China to Ireland                                       

14.20:            Key Industry Address by Niall Gibbons Chief Executive, Tourism Ireland  

14.40:            Q&A      

15.00:             Panel One:  A Conversation with Niall Dowling Strategic Director, Atomic Creative Communications Agency and Asia Matters Advisory Board Member & Expert Panel on Best Practice in Business Branding of Nations, Regions & Cities as a Competitive Advantage

·       Paul Ryan, Director International Financial Institutions, Department of Finance

·       David Martin, Director, China Britain Business Council

·       Jianglai Weng, Business Development Manager, Beingmate Ireland

·       David O’ Flynn, Head of Strategy & Business Development at Musgrave Group

16.15:                    Coffee Break & Networking 

16.30:                   Panel Two: A Conversation with Martin Murray, Executive Director Asia Matters & Expert Panel on Cultural Tourism: Heritage Branding as USP tied to Place Promotion             

·       Tim Lucey, Chief Executive, Cork County Council

·       Erin Lingyu Zhang (玲玉) Chief Editor, Emerald Media

·       Ivy Kwan, General Manager, Asia Operations, Miki Travel London (UK Ireland Chinese Inbound operator)

·       Giant's Causeway/National Trust tbc

17.45                     Closing Remarks by followed by Networking Reception

Media Partners: Independent News and Media and Emerald Media

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