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St. Patrick’s Festival CEO to speak at Evolve 2019

22nd Jan, 2019
St. Patrick’s Festival CEO to speak at Evolve 2019

We are delighted to share the news that our Festival CEO, Susan Kirby has been invited to speak as an international keynote presenter at EVOLVE 2019 this March.

Evolve 2019 is the event industry’s largest conference in Australia and will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, 31 March to 2 April. Susan is travelling to Australia specifically to address the MEA conference and says, “I am delighted to be invited to speak at Evolve 2019 – it is really exciting to share the festival story, meet industry peers and to hear the issues of the day being considered by some of the top people in the events industry”.

Susan has worked in the arts for more than 20 years, most recently leading major cultural initiatives across Ireland’s festival sector. She joined the award-winning St Patrick’s Festival in 2007 as Marketing & Communications Director, going on to become CEO in 2009. The economic impact of St Patrick’s Festival is now estimated at €73m to the wider economy.

For further information on EVOLVE 2019 visit here

 

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