Next Webinar: Ways To Win Online

65,113 new .ie domains were registered in 2020, the highest number ever in one year and a 30% increase on 2019. And with so many new sites out there we’ll be tackling “Ways To Win Online” in our next webinar on Tuesday 23rd February at 3:30pm.

Register your place here.

Joining GeoDirectory CEO, Dara Keogh is a wonderful line up of expert speakers from the areas of retail and digital. Duncan Graham, MD of Retail Excellence and Miriam Simon, Retail Strategist will highlight current trends in the sector and what they expect for the future of retail. Jeff Sheridan, MD of Matrix Internet will join Mr. Keogh to discuss the practical side of advice given and how to have your business in top digital shape to take advantage of the online shopping environment.

If you’ve got an online business, big or small, don’t miss your opportunity to get the latest valuable information to optimise your online business. This is your chance to ask the experts those burning questions. Register here.

About Our Key Speakers

Duncan Graham, Managing Director, Retail Excellence

Duncan GrahamOriginally from Nottingham Duncan has a wealth of experience in Irish retail since his arrival in Cork in 1996 where he spent 2 years with Marks and Spencer in Cork before relocating to Dublin. In 1999, he moved ‘across the road’ to Brown Thomas in Grafton street where he spent 3 years as General Manager before taking on a role as CEO in the fashion industry.

For the last 8 years Duncan has worked as Retail Director for Specsavers covering Ireland, Scotland and Spain.

Miriam Simon, Consultant Retail Strategist

miriam simonAn experienced Retail Strategist, Miriam Simon translates consumer trends and complex business strategy - into easy to digest and easy to implement actions that deliver powerful results. A business mentor and non-exec director that brings over 30 years board level expertise, leading large Retail Multinationals both operationally and strategically. 

With a reputation for successful growth and trading strategy, as well as leadership of turnovers circa €300M+ / Teams > 800, Miriam's focus is on commercial strategy alongside organisational structure and operations. Miriam’s background includes senior roles within brands such as TKMaxx, Monsoon Accessorize, LifeStyle Sports, & B&Q.

Alongside this, Miriam has spent the last decade mentoring start-ups in the disruptive technology and med-tech space and she still works with the EIC in this field. Pre pandemic - she would also speak about future retail models and trends. Since the Pandemic - this has moved to seminars that are focused towards the SME retailer and how to survive and thrive. Miriam's workshops have received high acclaim and in the last 8 months she has worked with hundreds of retailers to support their success, despite lockdowns and closures. 

Jeff Sheridan MD, Matrix Internet

jeff sheridanFounder and MD of Matrix Internet - a leading digital agency in Dublin, Ireland. Jeff started the company in 2000 and has grown it successfully to be a 30 strong team of creative professionals. Specialising in digital marketing, branding, eCommerce, software, design, web development and user experience.

Holding a business degree and with vast experience in the digital space, Jeff has managed over 1,000 web / IT projects across public and private sectors. His strengths lie in user experience, ecommerce market development and digital marketing.

Jeff is currently working with some leading retailers and international brands to help them create friction-less online shopping experiences and to help them to become fully omnichannel.

Dara Keogh, CEO, GeoDirectory

Dara KeoghGeoDirectory provide unique and definitive databases of all 2.2 million residential and business addresses in the Republic of Ireland. Key to Dara’s role is the development of easy to use, intuitive services that help organisations capitalise on one their most important assets, namely their own data.

An MBA graduate of UCD, Dara rose through the ranks of An Post where he served in a number of sales and marketing management roles, before taking up the helm at GeoDirectory in 2007.

Dara, who is regular speaker at business and tech conferences, specialises in innovation, data management, location mapping and address management. With a keen interest in marketing and consumer behaviour, Dara applies his knowledge to service improvements and continual upgrades for the business, crucial in such a fast paced sector.

Dara uses his leadership skills to empower his team to help grow GeoDirectory’s client base and to manage a wide range of complex data projects. Helping clients increase their revenues through clever applications of data provides him with the greatest job satisfaction.

Register your place here.

Posted: 10/02/2021 16:21:50

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