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Upcoming Events

  • The Young Business Network Meeting
    08 Jun, 18:30 – 21:00
    دبي, The Onyx Tower 3 - شارع الشيخ زايد - دبي - United Arab Emirates
    Build Your Brand
  • IBN June Business Breakfast
    20 Jun, 19:30 – 19:35
    Dubai, Al Mamsha St - Jumeirah Beach Residence - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    The final breakfast before the summer break
Previous IBN Event Speakers

Micheál Martin

Taoiseach (Prime Minister of Ireland) and Uachtarán Fhianna Fáil. TD for Cork South Central.

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Simon Coveney

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence in Irish Government. Fine Gael TD for Cork

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Enda Kenny

Former Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 2011 to 2017


Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell MBE:  plays on both the PGA Tour and European Tour. He is well known for winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where he ended a 40-year drought for Europeans at the tournament.

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Sir Tim Clark

Sir Tim joined Emirates airline’s founding team in 1985 as Head of Airline Planning, and became President in 2003. He’s been instrumental in the transformation of Emirates into the global giant it is today.


Donna Benton

Founder & CEO at The Benton Group

Founder of the ENTERTAINER; a global lifestyle app and leading provider of Buy One Get One Free offers.

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Chanelle Lady McCoy

Formally led Chanelle Medical for 18 years, part of the multi-million pound global company Chanelle Pharma based in Galway, Ireland. The business is now Ireland's largest indigenous pharma company employing 550+. A 'Dragon' investor on the popular TV series "Dragons’ Den", and recently ranked ‘no. 23 in the 5O incredible people shaping modern Ireland.'

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Niall Gibbons

Chief Executive - Tourism Ireland

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Adrienne Doolan

Sustainable Entrepreneur,  Owner @GreenTouches,  Dedicated environmentalist. Striving to cause disruption in the cleaning and FM industry in the UAE and Middle Eastern region to create awareness as to the dangers of toxic chemicals on society at large and our environment

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Shane Lowry

Professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. His notable achievements include winning the 2019 Open Championship,

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David McWilliams

David McWilliams is an economist, author, journalist, documentary-maker and broadcaster. He is Adjunct Professor of Global Economics at the School of Business Trinity College Dublin. David is ranked 10th most influential economist in the world.

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Aisling Prendergast

Support Group Services Lead at The LightHouse Arabia| Addiction Psychology and Counselling & Grief Specialist | CDA Licensed

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Past IBN Events

  • IBN Business Breakfast
    Thu, 25 May
    25 May, 07:30 – 9:00
    Dubai, The Jumeirah Creekside Hotel Rebat St - Garhoud - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Join the IBN Business Breakfast this May for a discussion on all aspects of recruitment. At The Jumeirah Creekside Hotel