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Information evening and networking event, Space Commerce and the business of investing in Space - POSTPONED UNTIL spring 2019
What is the next big thing in Space Commerce? How can Ireland be competitive in developing its own space industry?

Unfortunately we have had to postpone this event until spring 2019. We will let you know as soon as we have more details of new date and location. 


Frankfurt: Exploring inside the European Central Bank

The ECB began operating from its new premises on Sonnemannstrasse in Frankfurt Ostend in November 2014. The design combines very old and state-of-the-art architecture with the 250m long Grossmarkthalle (Frankfurt`s former wholesale market hall) along side a 185m high office tower. If you are interested in seeing this iconic landmark from the inside, then why not join us on Friday 30th June for a guided tour by our host Malachy Neeson, Facility Manager at the ECB. Since numbers are restricted, please understand that registration is necessary and confirmations will be sent to IBN members on a first come first served basis. Please email us at to register. Event details: Date: Friday 30th June 2017 Time: Tour starts at 16.00 sharp, please try to be there for 15.45 Location: Sonnemannstrasse 20, 60314 Frankfurt Meeting Point: Main Entrance Admission: Please bring valid ID such as passport.  

Frankfurt: Brexit talk with Gabriel Fagan

The Brexit vote presents Ireland with enormous political and economic challenges. A “hard” Brexit could significantly impede trade and have a detrimental effect on the Irish economy. Further issues include the effect Brexit could have on the Northern Ireland Peace Process or the EU. In light of these issues, the Irish Business Network (IBN) Frankfurt shall be hosting a series of talks on Brexit, inviting various experts to speak on the topic throughout the remainder of this year. We are happy to welcome Gabriel Fagan, Chief Economist, Central Bank of Ireland to speak on the possible effects of Brexit on the Irish economy for the first talk on the 16th of June. Gabriel_Fagan_wide   Gabriel Fagan is the Chief Economist at the Central bank of Ireland. Prior to this he was a senior advisor/ Head of Division at the ECB. He has a PhD in Economics from Trinity College, Dublin. His research publications cover a range of areas, including macroeconomics, monetary analysis and economic modelling. If you are interested in joining this IBN talk, we would kindly ask you to register as soon as possible so that we can have an ideas of numbers. To register: Please email us at . General Information Date: Friday June 16th 2017 Time: 6 pm, doors open at 17:30 Location: Adina Hotel Frankfurt (Neue Oper), Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str. 6, 60329 Frankfurt.

Frankfurt – Annual Golf Tournament

The 6th annual IBN golf tournament and beginners' course will take place Friday, 19th May, 2017. Lots of wonderful prizes including accommodation and rounds of golf in Ireland and Spain, Irish Whiskey, Le Creuset pots, umbrellas etc. Date: Friday, 19th May, 2017 Location: Golf Park Winnerod, Parkstrasse 22, 35447 Reiskirchen (near Giessen) Last Date for registration: Wednesday, 17th May, 18:00 Information for Golfers *   First t-time: 10:00 / Last t-time will depend on numbers. *   Try to be early. Then you have time to use the driving range and practice greens *   If you have a preference for t-times, please let me know and I will try to accommodate you but again this will depend on the numbers. *   Entry fees cover Green Fees, Water & Snacks, Halfway House, Post Event BBQ and prizes not covered by the sponsors *   Entry Fee is €65  (if you are a member of Golfpark Winnerod then the fee will be €35). *   Please book early to avoid disappointment & feel free to encourage your friends or business partners to come along! Required Information from Golfers Please send as soon as possible: *   Mobile Number for each participant -> So the club can text you, your t-time. *   Email address -> I will have the majority of e-mail addresses already but if you are booking for others please also give me their e-mail address. *   Handicap *   Home golf club Information for Beginners (provided there is enough interest) Please send as soon as possible: *   Course will start at 14: 00 for 2 hours. *   Try to arrive by 13:00 so that you can get a sandwich at the Halfway House. *   Course will be given by the local professional. *   Entry fee is €45. *   Entry fees include Green Fees, Water & Snacks, Halfway House, Post Event BBQ *   No previous golf experience required. Again encourage your friends to take part! Required Information from Beginners *   Mobile number for each participant *   Email address -> I will have the majority of e-mail addresses already but if you are booking for others please also give me their e-mail address. A Big Thank You to the Sponsors who make this Day possible *   Sean Buckley of Marina Travel, specialists in travel to Ireland, Scotland & Wales, including golf trips: *   Janosch Vena Steinkönig, the German Brand Ambassador for Tullamore Dew, producer of some of Ireland's most popular whiskeys: *   Alan Copley of Chase Buchanan Private Wealth Management, for investment, savings and retirement planning: *   Kevin Keogh & Oliver Gerhardt of Dertour Golfclub e.V *   Linnea Pettersson & Simon Büttner of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board: *   Denise Quinn  of Tourism Ireland *  Clare O'Sullivan of Dauth Schneider's in Frankfurt If anyone would also like to sponsor a prize please feel free to contact me. Payment I would prefer if payment was made in advance. Please contact me for payment details at However if you cannot pay until the day that is ok but please confirm this in the email you send me with your required information. Looking forward to meeting you all on the 19th May! Mark Snell Irish Business Network, Germany

Frankfurt – Fun Pub Quiz

Join us for our annual pub quiz event and another chance to pit your wits against fellow titans of trivia. Date: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 Time: 19:30 Location: Dauth Schneider, Neuer Wall 5-7 / Klappergasse 39, D-60594 Frankfurt am Main (Sachsenhausen) Contact:  Róisín on 0170 317 2798  (should anyone have difficulty finding the group) Interested? Please email us at to register so that we have an idea of numbers. All are welcome whether you are based in the South West Area of Germany or just in Frankfurt on business. Come along and meet Irish people or people with an Irish connection living and working in the South West Region. Please feel free to pass this around to your own personal network. Looking forward to seeing you. IBN South West Region Committee