Events

Throughout the year we organise a number of events for corporate communications professionals to meet and exchange views and experiences in an informal atmosphere. If you work in a corporate communications team and would like to register your interest for future events, please email events@powerscourt-group.com

16 July 2015 Breakfast with Hanover on CMA Inquiries Powerscourt and our partner, Hanover, co-hosted a working breakfast with two dozen clients and industry contacts to discuss the importance of reputation management for businesses experiencing Competition Markets Authority inquiries. Andrew Clark, deputy business editor of the Times joined the discussion over coffee and croissants at the Ivy.
21 May 2015 Powerscourt officially launches Irish office Irish Rugby legend Keith Wood regaled 100 Powerscourt staff, clients and friends with stories of his communications challenges when Ireland skipper, as we opened officially our first overseas office in Dublin.
27 April 2015 Powerscourt and Hanover Host Election Event "Too close to call" was the verdict at last night's election event, hosted by Powerscourt and our strategic partner Hanover, the country's leading public affairs agency.
20 February 2015 Business Editor Breakfast with Kamal Ahmed, BBC Over breakfast in February 2015, Kamal Ahmed, business editor at the BBC, was joined by 25 CEOs and other senior executives from a broad range of industries and businesses to talk about the Corporation’s approach to reporting business and the powerful role the BBC plays in the general understanding of business issues by customers, the public, government, regulators and other media.
03 December 2014 Powerscourt client Christmas drinks Over 250 clients, colleagues and friends of Powerscourt came together at the National Portrait Gallery at our annual festive drinks party.
07 November 2014 Irish Times lunch We hosted a lunch with Kevin O'Sullivan, editor of the Irish Times and Denis Stanton, deputy editor of the Irish Times, to discuss a range of topics including the changing economics of print media and outlook for the Irish political scene.
09 September 2014 Corporate Comms drinks with Simon Walker Simon Walker, Director General of the Institute of Directors shared his perspective on a career in communications with 100 PR guests.
25 June 2014 Dominic O’Connell lunch We hosted a lunch with Sunday Times business editor, Dominic O'Connell, and clients of Powerscourt to discuss the hot issues of the week.
06 June 2014 Corporate Comms breakfast series with Richard Fletcher Richard Fletcher, business editor, kindly spoke about his move to The Times and other topics for our Corporate Comms breakfast series.
12 February 2014 Privacy seminar with Field Fisher Waterhouse Paul Durman and Stewart Room of Field Fisher Waterhouse gave their views on what changing EU privacy laws and tighter regulation around consumer data mean for legal departments and corporate communications.
24 September 2013 Media lunch with James Ashton James Ashton, Head of Business of The Independent, Independent on Sunday and London Evening Standard, was the guest speaker at our latest media lunch for selected Chief Executives and other senior company representatives.
18 September 2013 Corporate Comms breakfast series with Dom Burch In the latest of our corporate comms breakfast series, Asda’s Head of Social Media Dom Burch joined us for a discussion on the role social media now plays in corporate communications, the key lessons Asda has learnt and what the future holds for this ‘new reality’.
13 May 2013 Corporate Comms breakfast series with Jeff Randall Sky News presenter and Daily Telegraph columnist Jeff Randall joined us to discuss how honesty is central to any corporate reputation and to share some interesting and often amusing anecdotes from his time as a television presenter.
19 March 2013 Corporate Comms drinks with guest speaker Julia Simpson Julia Simpson, Chief of Staff at International Airlines Group, joined us to share her insights on British Airways and Iberia, women in the workplace and working with former employer, Tony Blair.
17 February 2013 Corporate Comms breakfast series with Roddy Kennedy Roddy Kennedy, former Head of Media at BP, gave a talk to our assembled guests about the role corporate communications professionals play as reputation guardians.