Brexit Implications & Proposed Strategies for the Irish Food Industry
Buckley Kiely & Co, Cork-based accountants and business advisors, in association with Afex Solutions, are pleased to announce details of a conference to discuss required strategies for coping with and surviving the effects of Brexit for the Irish food sector.
“Brexit Implications & Proposed Strategies for the Irish Food Sector”
Thursday 6th April, 2017
18:30 – 20:30
Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork
Guest speakers, Tara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Bia and John Finn, MD of Treasury Solutions will offer their insights into the critical issues facing the Irish food industry due to Brexit while discussing strategies proposed to address them.
Leading food industry experts will later join the guest speakers in a panel discussion, which will include an outline of some of the measures already being taken by firms in the food sector.
Chaired by Michael Cronin, Agrifood Business Partners, the panel includes: Tara McCarthy, CEO Bord Bia; John Finn, MD Treasury Solutions; Prof. Thia Hennessey, Dept. of Food Business UCC Business School; Alan Jagoe, President CEJA European Council of Young Farmers; Mary Daly Murphy, CEO The Food Safety Company; and Trevor Charsley, Senior Markets Advisor Afex Solutions.
“We firmly believe the time is now to take action to ensure the survival of one of our most important industry sectors”, said John Flynn, Partner at Buckley Kiely & Co. “Making up a sizable portion of our own client base, the food and agri sectors are critical to our own business and to many others. Taking the initiative is important to support businesses and protect jobs and much can be achieved especially if companies work together to meet the challenges ahead.”
Refreshments will be available from 18:30, with kick-off at 19:00 sharp. We’re expecting a full house so early reservation of free admission is advised at www.buckleykiely.ie/brexit-conference. Note: admission on the evening will be strictly for reserved guests only.