Next Monday night in the Bord Gais Energy we are hosting a very special evening where 2200 Dubliners will be coming together to be inspired, wowed and encouraged to go on and make our city even bigger and better. Here are 15 reasons why you should attend.
1. The Youngest Chef Ever To Win 3 Michelin Stars
Marco Pierre White is the man who won three Michelin stars at the age of 28. He is the man who trained Gordon Ramsey and who changed the face of European cooking for the current generation of chefs. The star of several TV shows and possibly the best cookbook author of all time will talk about his passions, journey and achieving impossible goals
2. Learn How To Sell A Company For 20 Million Euros From Mark Little
Mark little is the Broadcaster who left his secure job as a well known TV figure to jump into the world of tech start ups. He grew his company from here in Ireland before selling it to Newscorp.
3. Get A Ticket For As Little As 30 Euros
We know money is tight so we wanted to keep things super reasonable for you all. For the night that is in it we think 30 Euros is an absolute steal.
4. Amazing 20 Euro Menus In Dublin’s Best Restaurants
We didn’t just want this to be an event but rather a celebration of everything that is good about Dublin. We’ve teamed up with a bunch of awesome restaurants that are offering some of their best dishes for just 20 Euros on the night so as you can enjoy a magical evening with friends.
5. Be Inspired About Overcoming Challenges By Bressie
Hear a young man who is on the rise candidly talk about his struggles with generalised anxiety disorder and depression and explain how anybody can overcome their problems and take that next leap.
6. Network With Dublin’s Movers And Shakers
The room is going to be full of media, investors, important foodies, celebs and other people you’ll want to meet within the city. We’ll just be providing the inspiration but you guys will be the ones making the connections.
7. Niall And Jamie Recording The Lovin Dublin Show Live
The boys talk tech, sports, trends and all things Dublin in this special live edition of the show. Jamie will be just off the back of the Autumn series, and probably still aching, and we’ve been told to expect another special guest.
8. Like A “TED For Dublin”
We’ve always been inspired by the TED series of talks and we wanted to creates something more specific to Dublin. Hearing from the people who live and work in the city who can make us all dream bigger and achieve bigger things.
9. Mark Pollock
One of the most inspirational speakers in the country, Mark is an athlete who has represented his country despite his blindness which hit him at 22. A later accident left Mark paralysed and his journey to overcome these new obstacles has been chronicled in the movie Unbreakable. Definitely a man to inspire you to overcome any challenges facing you to achieve your dreams.
10. Seeing One Lucky Irish Company Win 25,000 Euro
We have an unbelievable prize for one lucky Irish food start up. Our panel of judges will be selecting their winner after a rigorous tasting process. Be there to cheer on the next big Irish food product.
11. A Room Full Of 2200 Super Positive People
With water charges, politicians tearing lumps out of each other and an endless stream of bad news this is one night where negativity is banned. Surround yourself with other super positive people and you’ll leave with a spring in your step.
12. Announcing The Very Best Of Dublin
We have 7 amazing awards (Best Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Chef, Pub, Cafe and Restaurant) and you’ll be able to vote on the night and help us pick the very best of Dublin.
13. Meet The Man Who Shaped Your Food
Lloyd Grossman is the man who came up with the sauces that so many of us eat on our pasta and curries. How did he build a global brand and what will he see in the new Irish start ups?
14. Being At The First One
You don’t need to be a genius to guess that this is going to turn into something much bigger in the years to come. Both in Dublin and other cities around the world. Trust us when we say you will want to be able to say you were at the very first one!
15. One Hell Of An After Party
The last thing people want to do when they’ve been to something that inspires them this much is to go home. We’ve organised a party for 800 people in Sam’s bar with booze, pizza and some serious networking with the speakers and other guests.
Don't get left behind, book your ticket here while you still can!