Archive for the ‘Munich’ Category

Riverdance Members Seek Your Support in Kickstarter Campaign

0e7240ad94e771e966749643d2a1c881_originalAfter several very successful appearances at the St. Patrick's Day Festival in Munich and events around Germany, former Riverdance stars Paula Goulding and Shane McAvinchey are seeking support to bring their show 'Journey To Ireland' to Internationale Kulturboerse, the international culture trade show taking place in Freiburg this January. 'Journey to Ireland' is an atmospheric and intimate show which takes visitors on an exciting journey through the Irish dance and music culture of the last centuries. The audience is transported to a 19th-century Irish home where a session is taking place, then carried through time to a modern sophisticated Ireland. Full of soulful ballads, slow melodies, cheerful songs and dance tunes that will captivate audiences.

Support Irish Culture on an International Stage

The producers are aiming to raise €4,765 by January 7th 2016 via their Kickstarter campaign. We're sure all support is greatly appreciated, large or small. Find out more about the show and the rewards for supporters here.

Annual Black Tie Irish Charity Ball 2015 – Munich

Date: Saturday 14th November 2015 Time: 19:00 - 03:00 Location: Echardinger Einkehr - Augustiner Bräu, Bad-Kreuther-Straße 8, 81671 München, Germany (map). Come along and be entertained by top class dancers, musicians and singers. Irish Folk, Modern Dance, ESME Big Band and DJ Margaux (resident in Bayerischer Hof). Our mouthwatering 3 course meal is prepared by Aleksander Stanovic, and includes Pumpkin soup, Irish Beef or Vegan and Warm apple Pie. Tickets cost €100 per person, including top food, water, beer and wine for the evening. GET TICKETS Here's a little of what we can expect this year, from Ann and David Dempsey, speaking at the IBN Munich Ball in 2014.

Schedule: 19.00 Welcome drink around fires and fiddle 19.25 Marguerite Donlon, liquid velvet dance 22.30 – 24.00 ESME Big Band classics ranging from Count Basie to James Brown 24.00 – 24.15 Raffle for Finns fund for walking. Prizes kindly donated from the IBN community, including Bayern football tickets, Kaltenberg Ritter Festival, Müller 1 hour private fitness trainer and BMW museum tickets. 24.15 - 03.00 DJ Margaux Fitzgerald resident DJ in the Bayerischer Hof or Snug with complimentary Teeling Whiskey

Entertainment & sound is being provided free of charge by the artists and production team, with the aim of sharing Irish culture with friends of Ireland. The money raised in raffles over the past 3 years amounted to €1,100, €1,500 & €1,800 respectively, and was donated to two different local Munich children's charities: Die Elterninitiative für Krebskranke Kinder München eV. and Children for a better World. To purchase tickets please transfer €100 to the following bank account: IBAN:                  DE87700202700015102154 BIC:                     HYVEDEMMXXX Bank:                   HypoVereinsbank München Kontoinhaber:   Irish Business Network e.V. For further information or clarification please contact Ann Dempsey:

Event: Data is the new gold – Munich, Oct 28

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Society, business and each of us are being impacted by the availability and analysis of data. Has 1984’s Big Brother finally arrived or will this data revolution empower individuals and businesses to improve our lives. A top class panel of experts in this field will have a discussion on these topics. You are invited to engage with our panelists and to participate with comments, questions and ideas. We anticipate a lively, interesting and enjoyable conversation.
How is data driving excellence in our businesses? The panelists will discuss cross industry topics such as: 1. Trust drives relationships. Do companies respect their customers ? Can our legal system continue to support and regulate these trusted relationships and maintain our data privacy ? 2. How does data drive employee happiness ? Does data optimize or dominate our working lives ? 3. When will the pricing impact , positive or negative, for insurance and related industries be realized by the consumer ? 4. Does the long tail impact of data enable craft and niche businesses to directly understand and service consumer needs ?
Date & Time: 28 October 2015, 19:00-22:00
Address: Globe Business College Munich, Art Deco Palais, Arnulfstrasse 58, 80335 Munich, Germany Schedule: · 19.00 - 20.00 Registration, Welcome · 20.00 - 20.15 Dr Alexander Linden, Research Director, Gartner · 20.15 - 21.15 Data debate · 21.15 – 22.00 wine & water Panelists: Dr Alexander Linden Research Director, Gartner Jonquil (Brookes) Hackenberg Associate partner Infosys Des Field Corbett, Strategist Digital incubator Pasquale Grippo, Information management specialist, Suresh Nampuri, Researcher in String Theory and Mathematics, Jens Kallmeyer, Ab initio, account manager, Niko Radouniklis Data Reply Founder
Attendance is free but registration is necessary. Please register here:
With thanks to:
Ab Initio for the wine and water
Dr. Susan Walsh Globe college for the locationUseful links:

Engineering, Industrial & Clean Technologies: Foreign Investment Event in Munich

IDA Ireland in Germany organised an event in Munich on September 15th, together with the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce and the Irish Embassy in Berlin. The event was held in the Bayerisher Hof Hotel in Munich with an aim of attracting investment from German Engineering companies into Ireland. Speakers included the CEO of Pilz GmbH, the International Sales Manager for Kaeser Kompressoren and H.E Micheal Collins. See pictures below.

Annual IBN Charity Ball – Munich 14.11.2015

The IBN Annual Charity Ball returns for its 4th year on Saturday 14th November 2015. The event is a welcome opportunity to enable both the English-speaking community and our German-speaking friends to gather together and enjoy an evening of culture, music, dance and chat in a relaxed environment. Our special guest of honour, the Ambassador to Germany, Michael Collins, will present the Ambassador’s Award to one individual for their outstanding contribution to the Irish community in Germany. Profits from the event go to the charity Finn's Fund for Walking. Check out Ann and David Dempsey speaking at the IBN Annual Ball 2014 Tickets cost €100 per person, including food and wine for the evening. To purchase tickets please email munich[at] Group discounts available on request. Date: Saturday 14th November 2015 Time: 19:00 - 01:00 Venue to be announced soon

Become a Sponsor

  • Increase visibility for your company, products & services to our 180 guests and 1,200+ members nationwide
  • Reach targeted audience via new channels
  • Access decision makers and leaders in industry within Germany, England, US Ireland and beyond
  • Engage with event attendees directly and receive immediate feedback
  • Invite a select number of clients and/or staff to attend the event
  • Help a good cause: All proceeds from the tombola/raffle are donated to children’s charity, Finn's Fund for Walking
For more information on sponsorship options contact: Ann Dempsey, IBN Munich President ann.dempsey@[at]