Testimonials From Enterprise Excellence Ireland 2017

David Williams

SQT Training

“A great range of speakers across from across industries. They all had a very practical story to tell and learnings that delegates could take away from each session.”

Eamonn Redmond

Lily O’Briens Chocolates


Mike Mulvihill



Keith Edwards


“Thought the venue was spot on and the activity kicked off really well with the stadium tour and the speakers meal , the minister supporting the event with his attendance gave real kudos to the day .”

TJ McHugh


“Thank you for the mail and for the excellently organised Event. As well as being a speaker I attended some very interesting and relevant talks throughout the day. The whole day ran very smoothly thanks to the organisation team.”

David Keane


“Congratulations on a fantastic event.  As a presenter, I thought it was very well run and very well facilitated.  As a participant I was impressed by the range of industries and sectors represented and the level of attendance.  Overall I thought the level of engagement and interest from both presenters and audience was excellent”

John Rohan

Dawn Meats

“This was an excellent event and has exposed us to some great examples of success.”

Helen Madden

Enterprise Ireland

“Well done to yourself and Ronan and the rest of the team at Box Media for an event very well organised on Wednesday.  I think it was a great success – certainly from our point of view, we made a lot of new contacts.”

Paul Madden


“The conference was an excellent event, with really high calibre speakers who had real lessons and experiences that were worth listening to. The learnings shared were applicable across many industries.”

Gerry Halliden

AON Ireland

“excellently organised which ran very smoothly given the huge crowd that turned up on the day– excellent venue,  excellent and relevant speakers. I learned a lot for the various sessions that I attended and also from the networking opportunities that the event afforded me.”

Yvonne Clavin


“ As a presenter I found the event management to be excellent. The speakers dinner and networking event the night before would certainly encourage people to speak at future events. The panel and grouping system on the day worked well for both the speakers and audience. The networking opportunities in between the sessions was very valuable. I found the whole experience to be value adding for both me and Chanelle and I would highly recommend people to attend similar events in the future”

Anthony Collins

Topflight Travel Group

“Lots of practical advice combined with a good dollop of energy and passion for continuous improvement thanks to the willingness of the speakers to share their “warts and all” stories.”

Philip Rossiter

Coca Cola

“The event was really well put together, the array of speakers, sectors represented and service providers was excellent. It was great to see the enthusiasm and activity taking place across Ireland in the lean space. It also demonstrated the great collaboration between governmental bodies and industry.”

Conor O’Donoghue

Rettig Ireland

“Very informative event. Good to hear experiences from a broad sector of industry.”

Nik Porter

Finesse Medical

“An excellent variety of speakers with something to take from each of them.”

Gene Leonard

LBS Partners

“I’d like to thank each and every one of your Team for the work and effort leading up to yesterday.”

John McClune

Invest NI

“An excellent event at an excellent venue with excellent speakers and exhibitors coupled with great opportunities for networking.”

Michael Phelan

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland

"The Glanbia team found the day very beneficial and really appreciated the professionalism of the set up."

Pat Garrahy


”Very well organised conference. Great opportunity to hear new ideas from a variety of speakers representing a wide cross section of industries”

Michael Healy


“An excellent event with a great cross section of speakers at different stages of continuous improvement. I loved the honesty of the presentations where the speakers weren't afraid to show where they had come from as an organization through the medium of CI. It was great to wander to each speaker as and when I wished.”

Seán Kelly


“It was a well organised day with some excellent presentations and a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals interested in Continuous Improvement in an Irish context.  Being hosted in Croke Park was an added bonus!!”

Daragh Gregan


“Overall experience was very positive. Great networking and also the session timing was well managed.”

Aine Higgins


“Excellent mix of speakers and industries covered”

Bernard Gould





“I found the event excellent great body of knowledge with great speakers very useful for making contacts and getting other people's perspectives.”

Dr Ann Ledwith

University of Limerick

“The Enterprise Excellence event was a fantastic networking opportunity for us, all the key players nationally in lean and six sigma were represented. The presentations were open and insightful, it was great to hear learnings from the top companies.  We are relaunching our Lean and Six Sigma programmes and were overwhelmed by the interest of the 700 lean professionals gathered at the event in Croke Park.  We were talking to the right audience.”

Kieran O’Mahony


“I thoroughly enjoyed presenting on Dairygold’s Six Sigma Journey at Enterprise Excellence 2017. It was great to see so many like-minded individuals in attendance, to hear from experienced leaders in the field of Operational Excellence, and to experience the diverse application of Continuous Improvement across so many businesses and industries. On top of that, Croke Park was an excellent location for the event, the organisation of the event was very considered, and the whole event was very professionally executed.”

Irene Power


“It was a pleasure to be involved in this very successful conference.  Thanks for the opportunity. I enjoyed the day very much, the buzz was great,  nice selection of stands and information and great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals.  I thought the line-up of speakers was excellent and the stream break out themes was very logical and made sense depending where delegates were in their Lean Journey.

Amie was my contact for chairing and she was very helpful providing all the necessary information & equipment. The chat roll was a nice new way of doing things.”

Darrin Taylor

Co-Director of the WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Group

"A great event! I was delighted to be part of the Lean Business Ireland leadership group that helped bring this conference together, and it was an honour to speak at the event. The conference highlighted the widespread excellence occurring in all sectors throughout Ireland - and the case stories further illustrate how Ireland is a global exemplar in Lean. Kudos to Boxmedia for their expertise, organisation, and professionalism in making the event such a success."