Two of Ireland’s leading female entrepreneurs delivered unrivalled insights into sales leadership and digital marketing innovation at a unique event which took place at the Portershed, Galway on Tuesday, May 16th.
Featuring Chanelle, Lady McCoy, one of Ireland’s most successful business women and the multi award-winning young entrepreneur, Chloe Gardiner, this free business breakfast and networking event entitled Move the Needle in Sales, was an opportunity to hear candid stories and top tips from their personal industry experience.
Co-Founder of Chanelle Medical and of Pureis, the first CBD food supplement range to be clinically tested and proven safe to use, Chanelle, Lady McCoy, is a passionate speaker, conveying her knowledge of leadership in the pharma industry with openness and honesty. The former Irish Dragon brought two decades of business acumen to the event.
She was joined by The Wonky Woolins and BaaBaa Bandits founder, Chloe Gardiner, whose work in the field of early-stage children's toys and baby gifts has been recognised by Three, Google, GSEA by EO, and retail magnate, Theo Paphitis. The young entrepreneur highlighted the pivotal role of social media and micro influencers in transforming a transition year project into a viable international business.
Organised by the west of Ireland based Sales Professionals Network, this was a chance to delve into the mindset of two key business figures, who have navigated the path to success in different ways, facing the challenges of their generations with a keen aptitude for growth, innovation and resilience. Chanelle and Chloe shared inspirational memories on their journey to success in their business set up and strategies put in place, the importance of kindness and empathy between the customer and the sales team, how to become a great leader by building relationships based on trust and up-skilling your team.
Together, they provided valuable expertise and learning opportunities for professionals at this free Move the Needle in Sales business breakfast and networking initiative.
L-R Avril Horan (Horan PR), Darragh O'Connor (The Dean Galway), Dee Timoney (itag Skillnet), Chanelle, Lady McCoy (PureIs), Chloe Gardiner (The Wonky Woolins), Oisín Browne (The City Bin Co.), Denise Rocks (Regional Skills West) and Diana Castaño Rivera (Regional Skills West)
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The Sales Professionals Network is a space for those working in sales or marketing in the west to connect and build sales expertise, establishing a strong link between industry and education to inform future training development and, in turn, foster regional growth across Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. It is supported by Regional Skills West of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science and funded by the National Training Fund.
You can join the Sales Professionals Network by visiting the website www,salesprofessionalsnetwork.com .