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October 10th

  • One Day to soak up lifetimes of experience
  • 40+ of your peers in one room
  • Common understanding of your company’s current pain points, frustrations & goals
  • Open discussion around solutions, workarounds and the journey.
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Date: October 10th 2024

Venue: The Club at Goffs (Co. Kildare) 

Sessions: 8.30am – 4.30pm 

Attendees: CXO/Director/Owner/Senior Management – invitation only

On October 10th, Aspera Solutions will host a formidable gathering of business leaders willing to openly discuss their experience, pain points, lessons and solutions. 

We hope to see you there.

Event sessions are detailed below.

Please note that numbers are strictly limtied to facilitate conversation, and attendance is by invite only.

To secure your place, simply email us that you will attend.

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8.30am     Registration, Tea/Coffee & Pastries

9.00am     Welcome & opening remarks

9.10am     Scaling Globally, a CEO’s Perspective: Delivered by Kealan Delaney (CEO), Delmec

10.15am     Networking / Break

10.30am    Demystifying Digitalisation – Factory of the Future in Laymans Language: Delivered by Dave Gannon, (MD), Malone Group

11.30am    Networking / Break

11.45am    Panel Discussion: Overcoming the Challenges of Remaining Competitive in an Uncertain World

12.45       Lunch 

2.00pm     Panel Discussion: The Journey of Building a Successful Business

3.00pm      Networking / Break

3.15pm    Panel Discussion: Acquiring, Selling or Funding Scale – the Nuts and Bolts of What You Really Need to Know: Mark Flood, Renatus |  Colm Sheehan, Crowe

4.15pm     Wrap Up

4.30pm    Cocktail Hour



Our Solutions

by Product

What product would you like to know more about?

Our Solutions

Your Industry

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Your Role

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by Product

What product would you like to know more about?

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Your Industry

Our Solutions

Your Role

Kealan Delaney

CEO, Delmec

Kealan Delaney is an engineer, investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Delmec Engineering Ltd., a global telecommunications company with operations spanning the globe.

For over 30 years, Kealan has pioneered the company’s global expansion, securing its position as a market leader, and improving the telecommunications capabilities of more than 20 countries worldwide.

Dave Gannon

MD, Malone Group

Celebrating his 18th year with Malone Group, Dave has lead the team in Ireland since 2012.  

Working with international brands to deliver high value, business critical projects. the Group has a reputation for innovation and complex problem solving.   

Today, the company has 120 staff across six offices in four countries. 

Tomás McKeon

MD, McKeon Group

As the MD of McKeon Group and CEO of Hereworks, Tomás is a an innovator & proud gaeilgeoir, with a passion for big data, behavioural insights, and Smart Building design. 

Today, he uses his leadership and strategic skills to deliver on the McKeon Groups mission, which is to proudly and sustainably improve the buildings, spaces and user experience of its clients, while caring for all stakeholders and the environment.

Ciaran Duignan

MD, Hoistech

Having grown up with the business, Ciaran’s role as MD straddles both strategic direction and operational performance.

He maintains a 360-degree view of the organisation, reinforcing quality and customer care at every turn and fostering new relationships with clients.

With his unique understanding of the lifting industry, Ciaran also leads project teams for customers with more complex requirements.

Ashley O’Brien

MD, O’Brien Ingredients

O’Brien Ingredients is an independent Irish business offering a unique range of leading edge ingredients and technical support services to its customers in Ireland.

Established since 1964, the O’Briens team delivers global ingredients expertise, with a local focus.

Whether its customers  want to source ambient, frozen or chilled ingredients, make their supply chain more efficient, or develop new products, O’Brien Ingredients has a wealth of expertise in sourcing, development and supply.

Chris Monroe

CEO, Smiley Monroe

With over 40 years experience, and bases across 3 continents,  Smiley Monroe is known as the giant of belting!
The leading global supplier of conveyor belts and cut rubber parts to equipment manufacturers operating in quarrying/ crushing/ screening & material processing, the company exports to 60+ countries.
CEO since 2022, Chris has been with the company for over ten years.

Jack Nolan

MD, Cruinn Diagnostics

Established in 1998, Cruinn Diagnostics is a leading distributor of laboratory supplies and equipment to the Clinical, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, University and Research industries.

As MD, Jack Nolan uses his significant experience in supply chain, purchasing, logistics, service and sales to promote a culture of  exceptional customer service within the company. 

He is actively involved in all aspects of the business, day to day operations, financial management & strategy, new business development, recruitment and human resources. 

Mark Flood

Director, Renatus

Renatus Capital Partners  was founded by Mark Flood and Brendan Traynor in 2014 to provide investment capital to dynamic and growing Irish mid-market businesses.

Nearly a decade on, Renatus works with proven entrepreneurs, committed management teams, and banking partners to develop dynamic, growth orientated companies.

Areas of expertise include management buyouts, business purchase and acquisition equity.

Colm Sheehan

Director, Crowe

Colm is a director of corporate finance within Crowe. 

He works across all aspects of corporate finance engagements including mergers and acquisitions, debt & equity fundraising, corporate structuring and business valuations. 

He has been involved in a number of large-scale asset and portfolio acquisitions and disposals.