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Steven Bartlett's avatar

For me this is the Grammys of Entrepreneurship!

- Steven Bartlett
Steven Bartlett's avatar

For me this is the Grammys of Entrepreneurship!

- Steven Bartlett • Entrepreneur, Speaker, Investor, Author, BBC Dragon, and the host of one of Europe's biggest podcasts, 'The Diary of a CEO'
Lucy Cohen's avatar

What an absolutely brilliant time at Ideas Fest! There were too many great moments to list!

- Lucy Cohen • Co-founder of Mazuma
Fermanagh Properties's avatar

The Enniskillen Hotel is a 4-star boutique style hotel with unique character and stylish design.

- Fermanagh Properties
CP Hire's avatar

CP Hire Plant & Tool Hire Northern Ireland specialises in plant, tool, powered access and site cabin hire.

- CP Hire
Jo Dalton's avatar

Cannot wait to rejoin, my first Ideasfest was pretty awesome and so looking forward to pressing the Repeat button 😃

- Jo Dalton • Founder, JD & Co
Aldmar Holdings's avatar

McKinstry Skip hire has grown from a small family business to being one of Northern Ireland’s major waste processing operations.

- Aldmar Holdings
McKeever Hotels's avatar

McKeever Hotels is an award winning family business, based out of Newtownabbey, which owns and operates 5 hotels across the Island of Ireland.

- McKeever Hotels
City of Derry Hotel 's avatar

City Hotel Derry is considered one of the best 4-star hotels in the city, rivalling competitors with its array facilities and idyllic location.

- City of Derry Hotel
James Markey's avatar

Thanks to Ideas Fest we won a £15k grant last year! All thanks to the Ideas Fest. We can’t wait to come back to the next one for more opportunities!

- James Markey • Uni Sim
Hastings Hotels Holdings's avatar

Hastings Hotels are a family business founded over fifty years ago, with a collection comprising of seven distinct luxurious Northern Ireland hotels.

- Hastings Hotels Holdings
Paul Connan's avatar

Paul Connan is one of Ireland’s seven McDonalds franchisee’s, finding success in consistent growth and expansion, and engaging with the local community.

- Paul Connan
Oasis Leisure Group's avatar

Oasis Leisure Group specialise in the provision of energy efficient hot tubs and swims spas for home use and are one of the leading suppliers in Ireland.

- Oasis Leisure Group
Shoosmiths (Northern Ireland ) LLP's avatar

Shoosmiths is an innovative law firm that work with a growing number of the FTSE 250 and some of the world's most exciting and ambitious growth businesses.

- Shoosmiths (Northern Ireland ) LLP
Portview Holdings's avatar

Portview is a world class company that delivers interior fit-out projects for the world's top brands, combining style and substance to achieve the perfect fit.

- Portview Holdings
Hagan Homes's avatar

Hagan Homes prides itself on offering affordable, quality, stylish home, appointing award-winning architects, interior designers and craftspeople to their team.

- Hagan Homes
Ritu Kiran's avatar

We need to see more females in VC / Angel positions - often the lack of representation is a contributing factor for women founders receiving less/little funding.

- Ritu Kiran • Founder, CEO
B.McCaffrey & Sons's avatar

B.McCaffrey & Sons are a group engaged in the operation of quarries and retailing the quarry products including stone sand gravel and lime to construction companies.

- B.McCaffrey & Sons
Tobermore Concrete Products's avatar

Tobermore are a family-owned company with more than eighty years’ experience working with concrete who offer world class paving & walling products across Northern Ireland.

- Tobermore Concrete Products
McKenzies NI's avatar

McKenzies NI is Ireland's leading metal recycler and operates from depots in Belfast and Larne, buying, selling, and exporting non-ferrous metals and processing them on site.

- McKenzies NI
EOS IT Management Solutions (UK)'s avatar

EOS IT Solutions is a family–run global technology and logistics company, providing collaboration and business IT support services to some of the world’s largest industry leaders.

- EOS IT Management Solutions (UK)
PJD Safety Supplies's avatar

PJD Safety Supplies are providers of specialised Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to all areas of business throughout the UK and Ireland, to both the public or private sectors.

- PJD Safety Supplies
James F McCue's avatar

McCue is an award-winning project management, commercial fit-out and bespoke joinery company with extensive experience across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

- James F McCue
PAC Group's avatar

PAC Group offers services for a diverse range of specialist electrical and mechanical engineering applications and solutions industrial and commercial sectors in the UK, Ireland, and Europe

- PAC Group
Uni-trunk 's avatar

Unitrunk has been designing innovative systems for over 60 years, supplying market leading products for even the most challenging projects and providing widely and readily available products.

- Uni-trunk
Alex Hughes's avatar

There really aren't many big events that I would personally back as unmissable, this is one of them for sure. My no.1 reason, it's nothing like a traditional business conference.

- Alex Hughes • Chair of Inspire 2 Ignite CIC
T.W. Scott & Sons (Fuels) 's avatar

Scotts Fuels is a family-owned and run business with over 70 years in the oil industry, being well known for its honesty and trustworthiness and also for quality of both products and services.

- T.W. Scott & Sons (Fuels)
Simpson, McLearnon & Ferguson's avatar

Toytown has grown into one of the largest independent toy retailers in the UK. They  pride themselves on having one of the widest variety of toys available on the high street at a range of prices.

- Simpson, McLearnon & Ferguson
Gibson Bros's avatar

Gibson Bros offer high quality aggregates, concrete blocks, residential & commercial surfacing, plant hire and we provide a range of civil engineering services, with over 70 years in the business.

- Gibson Bros
Northern Hydraulics's avatar

Northern Hydraulics are a leading UK manufacturer of Hydraulic Cylinders, continually investing in the best equipment and up-skilling their team to produce the highest quality product and aftercare.

- Northern Hydraulics
North Down Grain's avatar

North Down Grain was started in 1984 in the agri foods sector offering a range of services including bulk and bagged material importation, handling, storage logistics, re-packaging, and distribution.

- North Down Grain
Westbank Group's avatar

Westbank Group, formerly known as Westbank Business Park, is successfully engaged in wholesale and retail activity dealing with electrical components in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

- Westbank Group
Maurice Flynn & Sons's avatar

Flynn provides a wide range of building and maintenance services to clients across the public and commercial sectors, with their services including building, maintaining, restoration, and environmental.

- Maurice Flynn & Sons
Creative Gardens (NI) 's avatar

Creative Gardens (NI) offers a range of furniture, BBQs, and gardening products across four garden centres in Northern Ireland. The company has established a reputation for quality, experience and style.

- Creative Gardens (NI)
Alice Wainright's avatar

Can honestly say the festival was a triumph and my mental health has drastically improved as a result. It just shows you what genuine human connection, honest discussion and kindness can do.

- Alice Wainright • Co-Founder at RiSE coffee box
Lough Erne Investments's avatar

Lough Erne Investments is the parent company of Ready Egg Products. Ready Eggs has diversified and invested in facilities producing a range of egg products with facilities in Northern Ireland and Britain.

- Lough Erne Investments
Patmond Energy's avatar

Patmond Energy is a high growth company that has expanded from trading coal and now successfully charters and operates both deep sea and coastal vessels, sourcing their coal supplies from around the world.

- Patmond Energy
Nugent Engineering's avatar

Nugent Engineering is the largest trailer and machinery manufacturer in Ireland.The company deals with the manufacturing of agricultural products and selling of cattle handling equipment to the Irish market.

- Nugent Engineering
Hill Engineering's avatar

Hill Engineering specialise solely in designing and manufacturing high quality excavator attachments, having become renowned for their innovative thinking, exceptional quality, and superior safety standards.

- Hill Engineering
BSG Holdco's avatar

BSG is a multi-disciplinary construction company and a premier civil engineering contractor, and are currently appointed to a number of longstanding frameworks for both Northern Ireland Water and Irish Water.

- BSG Holdco
Ladyhill Holdings's avatar

Ladyhill Holdings Group are one of the largest private residential developers in Northern Ireland, endeavouring to manage approximately six major housing developments across Northern Ireland at any given time.

- Ladyhill Holdings
Steve Bartlett's avatar

Ideas Fest is unique because of the diversity of opinion and inspiration you get at this place. If you get a chance to come to Ideas Festival, make sure you do, because honestly, there’s nothing quite quite like it.

- Steve Bartlett
T-Met's avatar

T-Met has grown to become one of the largest recyclers and exporters of scrap metal in Northern Ireland. T-Met has continued to diversify its core business to include the selling of new steel and second-hand car parts.

- T-Met
Kingsbridge Healthcare Group's avatar

Kingsbridge Healthcare Group is Northern Ireland’s largest private healthcare provider and a significant employer in the region, providing excellence and choice in the diagnosis, education and treatment of health needs.

- Kingsbridge Healthcare Group
Adman Group's avatar

Adman Group provides specialist construction knowledge and expertise, developing solutions from upgrading road and rail networks to building the renewable energy infrastructure which will power the transition to Net Zero.

- Adman Group
Advanced Roofline NI's avatar

Advanced Roofline Northern Ireland is a family run business based in Mid-Ulster, priding themselves in offering a huge range of uPVC fascia and soffit boards, and a wide selection of coloured and wood effect fascia boards.

- Advanced Roofline NI
Steven Bartlett's avatar

For me this is the Grammys of Entrepreneurship!

- Steven Bartlett
Steven Bartlett's avatar

For me this is the Grammys of Entrepreneurship!

- Steven Bartlett • Entrepreneur, Speaker, Investor, Author, BBC Dragon, and the host of one of Europe's biggest podcasts, 'The Diary of a CEO'
Lucy Cohen's avatar

What an absolutely brilliant time at Ideas Fest! There were too many great moments to list!

- Lucy Cohen • Co-founder of Mazuma
Fermanagh Properties's avatar

The Enniskillen Hotel is a 4-star boutique style hotel with unique character and stylish design.

- Fermanagh Properties
CP Hire's avatar

CP Hire Plant & Tool Hire Northern Ireland specialises in plant, tool, powered access and site cabin hire.

- CP Hire
Jo Dalton's avatar

Cannot wait to rejoin, my first Ideasfest was pretty awesome and so looking forward to pressing the Repeat button 😃

- Jo Dalton • Founder, JD & Co
Aldmar Holdings's avatar

McKinstry Skip hire has grown from a small family business to being one of Northern Ireland’s major waste processing operations.

- Aldmar Holdings
McKeever Hotels's avatar

McKeever Hotels is an award winning family business, based out of Newtownabbey, which owns and operates 5 hotels across the Island of Ireland.

- McKeever Hotels
City of Derry Hotel 's avatar

City Hotel Derry is considered one of the best 4-star hotels in the city, rivalling competitors with its array facilities and idyllic location.

- City of Derry Hotel
James Markey's avatar

Thanks to Ideas Fest we won a £15k grant last year! All thanks to the Ideas Fest. We can’t wait to come back to the next one for more opportunities!

- James Markey • Uni Sim
Hastings Hotels Holdings's avatar

Hastings Hotels are a family business founded over fifty years ago, with a collection comprising of seven distinct luxurious Northern Ireland hotels.

- Hastings Hotels Holdings
Paul Connan's avatar

Paul Connan is one of Ireland’s seven McDonalds franchisee’s, finding success in consistent growth and expansion, and engaging with the local community.

- Paul Connan
Oasis Leisure Group's avatar

Oasis Leisure Group specialise in the provision of energy efficient hot tubs and swims spas for home use and are one of the leading suppliers in Ireland.

- Oasis Leisure Group
Shoosmiths (Northern Ireland ) LLP's avatar

Shoosmiths is an innovative law firm that work with a growing number of the FTSE 250 and some of the world's most exciting and ambitious growth businesses.

- Shoosmiths (Northern Ireland ) LLP
Portview Holdings's avatar

Portview is a world class company that delivers interior fit-out projects for the world's top brands, combining style and substance to achieve the perfect fit.

- Portview Holdings
Hagan Homes's avatar

Hagan Homes prides itself on offering affordable, quality, stylish home, appointing award-winning architects, interior designers and craftspeople to their team.

- Hagan Homes
Ritu Kiran's avatar

We need to see more females in VC / Angel positions - often the lack of representation is a contributing factor for women founders receiving less/little funding.

- Ritu Kiran • Founder, CEO
B.McCaffrey & Sons's avatar

B.McCaffrey & Sons are a group engaged in the operation of quarries and retailing the quarry products including stone sand gravel and lime to construction companies.

- B.McCaffrey & Sons
Tobermore Concrete Products's avatar

Tobermore are a family-owned company with more than eighty years’ experience working with concrete who offer world class paving & walling products across Northern Ireland.

- Tobermore Concrete Products
McKenzies NI's avatar

McKenzies NI is Ireland's leading metal recycler and operates from depots in Belfast and Larne, buying, selling, and exporting non-ferrous metals and processing them on site.

- McKenzies NI
EOS IT Management Solutions (UK)'s avatar

EOS IT Solutions is a family–run global technology and logistics company, providing collaboration and business IT support services to some of the world’s largest industry leaders.

- EOS IT Management Solutions (UK)
PJD Safety Supplies's avatar

PJD Safety Supplies are providers of specialised Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to all areas of business throughout the UK and Ireland, to both the public or private sectors.

- PJD Safety Supplies
James F McCue's avatar

McCue is an award-winning project management, commercial fit-out and bespoke joinery company with extensive experience across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe.

- James F McCue
PAC Group's avatar

PAC Group offers services for a diverse range of specialist electrical and mechanical engineering applications and solutions industrial and commercial sectors in the UK, Ireland, and Europe

- PAC Group
Uni-trunk 's avatar

Unitrunk has been designing innovative systems for over 60 years, supplying market leading products for even the most challenging projects and providing widely and readily available products.

- Uni-trunk
Alex Hughes's avatar

There really aren't many big events that I would personally back as unmissable, this is one of them for sure. My no.1 reason, it's nothing like a traditional business conference.

- Alex Hughes • Chair of Inspire 2 Ignite CIC
T.W. Scott & Sons (Fuels) 's avatar

Scotts Fuels is a family-owned and run business with over 70 years in the oil industry, being well known for its honesty and trustworthiness and also for quality of both products and services.

- T.W. Scott & Sons (Fuels)
Simpson, McLearnon & Ferguson's avatar

Toytown has grown into one of the largest independent toy retailers in the UK. They  pride themselves on having one of the widest variety of toys available on the high street at a range of prices.

- Simpson, McLearnon & Ferguson
Gibson Bros's avatar

Gibson Bros offer high quality aggregates, concrete blocks, residential & commercial surfacing, plant hire and we provide a range of civil engineering services, with over 70 years in the business.

- Gibson Bros
Northern Hydraulics's avatar

Northern Hydraulics are a leading UK manufacturer of Hydraulic Cylinders, continually investing in the best equipment and up-skilling their team to produce the highest quality product and aftercare.

- Northern Hydraulics
North Down Grain's avatar

North Down Grain was started in 1984 in the agri foods sector offering a range of services including bulk and bagged material importation, handling, storage logistics, re-packaging, and distribution.

- North Down Grain
Westbank Group's avatar

Westbank Group, formerly known as Westbank Business Park, is successfully engaged in wholesale and retail activity dealing with electrical components in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

- Westbank Group
Maurice Flynn & Sons's avatar

Flynn provides a wide range of building and maintenance services to clients across the public and commercial sectors, with their services including building, maintaining, restoration, and environmental.

- Maurice Flynn & Sons
Creative Gardens (NI) 's avatar

Creative Gardens (NI) offers a range of furniture, BBQs, and gardening products across four garden centres in Northern Ireland. The company has established a reputation for quality, experience and style.

- Creative Gardens (NI)
Alice Wainright's avatar

Can honestly say the festival was a triumph and my mental health has drastically improved as a result. It just shows you what genuine human connection, honest discussion and kindness can do.

- Alice Wainright • Co-Founder at RiSE coffee box
Lough Erne Investments's avatar

Lough Erne Investments is the parent company of Ready Egg Products. Ready Eggs has diversified and invested in facilities producing a range of egg products with facilities in Northern Ireland and Britain.

- Lough Erne Investments
Patmond Energy's avatar

Patmond Energy is a high growth company that has expanded from trading coal and now successfully charters and operates both deep sea and coastal vessels, sourcing their coal supplies from around the world.

- Patmond Energy
Nugent Engineering's avatar

Nugent Engineering is the largest trailer and machinery manufacturer in Ireland.The company deals with the manufacturing of agricultural products and selling of cattle handling equipment to the Irish market.

- Nugent Engineering
Hill Engineering's avatar

Hill Engineering specialise solely in designing and manufacturing high quality excavator attachments, having become renowned for their innovative thinking, exceptional quality, and superior safety standards.

- Hill Engineering
BSG Holdco's avatar

BSG is a multi-disciplinary construction company and a premier civil engineering contractor, and are currently appointed to a number of longstanding frameworks for both Northern Ireland Water and Irish Water.

- BSG Holdco
Ladyhill Holdings's avatar

Ladyhill Holdings Group are one of the largest private residential developers in Northern Ireland, endeavouring to manage approximately six major housing developments across Northern Ireland at any given time.

- Ladyhill Holdings
Steve Bartlett's avatar

Ideas Fest is unique because of the diversity of opinion and inspiration you get at this place. If you get a chance to come to Ideas Festival, make sure you do, because honestly, there’s nothing quite quite like it.

- Steve Bartlett
T-Met's avatar

T-Met has grown to become one of the largest recyclers and exporters of scrap metal in Northern Ireland. T-Met has continued to diversify its core business to include the selling of new steel and second-hand car parts.

- T-Met
Kingsbridge Healthcare Group's avatar

Kingsbridge Healthcare Group is Northern Ireland’s largest private healthcare provider and a significant employer in the region, providing excellence and choice in the diagnosis, education and treatment of health needs.

- Kingsbridge Healthcare Group
Adman Group's avatar

Adman Group provides specialist construction knowledge and expertise, developing solutions from upgrading road and rail networks to building the renewable energy infrastructure which will power the transition to Net Zero.

- Adman Group
Advanced Roofline NI's avatar

Advanced Roofline Northern Ireland is a family run business based in Mid-Ulster, priding themselves in offering a huge range of uPVC fascia and soffit boards, and a wide selection of coloured and wood effect fascia boards.

- Advanced Roofline NI