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Past Events

Networking is at the heart of what we do.

From speaker events to whiskey tastings, we organize a range
of events that bring the local business community together
to learn and be inspired from one another.

We not only take pride in our role of connecting local business
leaders and facilitating opportunities for partnerships –
we also enjoy doing it.

Here is a sample of our recent events:

Women, Leadership & Innovation Series:
Spring Webinar

Presented by the Pan-Can Ireland Chambers of Commerce,
featuring special guests:

Lara Murphy
Co-Founder and Director of Business Development
and Strategy, Ryan Murphy Construction Inc. (RMC)

Mandy Rennehan
Founder and CEO of Freshco.ca
(not the grocery store!)
The Blue Collar CEO

Watch the webinar

2021 Brigids Day Webinar

St. Brigid’s Day Webinar:
Women, Leadership, Innovation

Presented by the Irish Chambers in Canada in celebration
of St. Brigid’s Day, featuring special guest:

Leonora O’Brien
Founder and CEO of Pharmapod

Watch the webinar

Epidemic Evolution:
Unlocking Growth in the Midst of a Pandemic

Hosted by ICCCOTT President Jackie Gilna and moderated by
Erin Kelly, President & CEO of Advanced Symbolics Inc.,
this webinar focused on the challenges and silver linings
experienced by Irish and Canadian business leaders in the
face of the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring special guests:

His Excellency Eamonn McKee
Ambassador of Ireland to Canada, Jamaica, and The Bahamas

Anastasia Valentine
Technology and Business Executive

Allan Wille
CEO/Founder of Klipfolio

Paddy Cosgrave
CEO/Founder of Web Summit

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2019 AGM

Our December 2019 AGM and Christmas social
was graciously hosted at the residence of the
Irish Ambassador to Canada, Jim Kelly.

Women, Innovation & Leadership

In September 2019, we were honoured to be joined by
Erin Blaskie (L-SPARK), Erin Kelly (Advanced Symbolics),
Ashleigh Kennedy (Neurovine), Vicki Iverson (Iversoft)
and Susan Richards (Numbercrunch) for a lively panel.

Each entrepreneur spoke about the
challenges of starting a business and
how they found – and define – success.

2019 Summer Social Whiskey Tasting

Held at the Preston Street Heart & Crown,
our summer social brought together business leaders
and friends for good Irish whiskey and appetizers.

2018 AGM

A few images from our 2018 AGM,
held at the Irish Ambassador to Canada’s residence.