Testimonials 2019

Testimonials From Enterprise Excellence Ireland 2019

Adrian Furey

Zimmer Biomet

“I really appreciated the openness from the presentations I attended, the challenges and the very focused methods for tackling the various issues.  The honesty of presentation is what makes the case study real for everyone.

The passion for continuous improvement and collaboration was very real in the room.  We really need to protect and nurture this ecosystem of sharing, its very mature when compared to other regions around the world”

Siobhan Mullins

Enterprise Ireland

“Excellent event and venue was suitable for the big attendance, very well organized, I would definitely recommend this event to colleagues.”

Mark Molloy

Westbourne IT Global Services

“The event was great yesterday, lots of very useful information and discussions and the presentations were very impressive.”

Anton Barrett DKIT


“Very Good. I enjoyed the event. Good speakers for the most part.”

Paul Carty

Aspen Pharma

“A brilliant event. It really showcases Ireland as a hub of Enterprise Excellence across ALL SECTORS. The knowledge and information sharing is second to none. Well done on yet another great event.”

Katherine McDonnell

Electric Ireland

“Can I just pass on my congratulations to you and the team on a truly excellent conference.  I’ve been to conferences previously where there was a lot of downtime between talks however I can genuinely say yesterday’s set up was superb, the various streams kept the audience engaged so much so that I’m wondering what I missed in the other rooms !!!

Plenty of fresh ideas coming to work today, so thanks again to you and the Enterprise Excellence Ireland Team.”

John O’Brien

The Coca Cola Company

Thank you most sincerely for a wonderful day, I really enjoyed the whole experience.. the event was really well run and professionally organised.

"For me the key takeaway was to hear the shared journeys of peer companies all trying to bring their organisations to the next level in performance is tremendous.. big and small we are all on the same road..

The participants were all so open and honest about their challenges and their plans for the future, it is great."

Daithi O'Connor-Bray

Northern Trust

“The event was very well organised and insightful. The diversity of industries that discussed lean was very informative and useful.”

Angela Drum

OEEStystems International

"As always the Box Media team did a fantastic job of organising this event to the highest standard."

Frank Kelly

FK Business Solutions Ltd

“Excellent planning/ preparation and execution on the day, well worth taking the time out of the work place.“

Niall Gannon


“The event was very well organised and run very efficiently which allowed you to move between Streams. The facilitators at each session ensured adherence to the timings. Great venue and parking made available. The summary Top Tips at the end of each session was very good.”

Stacy Franklin

Virgin Media

“The event was as expected and nothing short. An ideal setting for networking, plenty of open space for discussion and lots of tables for one on one chats over a coffee. The high level streams were great covering a wide range of topics and the speakers in my streams were equally passionate about continuous improvement.”

Eoghan Brophy

Glanbia Ireland

“A lot of good insight from different business and sectors, very busy day with so much going on.”

Bernie Rushe

Lean Ireland

“It is wonderfully inspiring to see the adaption of Lean practices amongst so many organisations in Ireland. This year, it was particularly useful to hear presentations from companies who have been on the lean journey for a few decades. Full credit to all involved in the organisation of the event. It was an enjoyable and inspiring day.”

Steve Halpin

ETAC Limited

“A great event, professionally organised with a great line-up of speakers. Well done to all concerned.”

Padraic O’Neill

Pfizer Global Services

"I was delighted to be involved, there  were some really great thought provoking presentations and follow up panel discussion. It’s particularly pleasing to see the additional emphasis this year on services."

Carl Bernie


“Overall I thought the event was well organised and very interesting. Each speakers as engaging and provided some thought provoking perspectives.”

Vinny Cox

Rosderra Irish Meats Group

“Excellent day and some very good presentations”

Nikki Osthus

Team BDS

“This year's event was excellently run. The staff and venue were faultless, the timings of the talks were well displayed and announced and the catering was superb. This year seemed to be more about networking than gaining new contacts but that in itself makes it a worthwhile event.”

Niall Gillis

Collaborative Change Partners

“The content of the sessions were particularly good - enjoyed the afternoon sessions.”

Ronan Sayles

Optum Ireland

“It was a great event. I enjoyed learning about other organizations lean journey. There was a good mix of speakers who showed enthusiasm in sharing their successes and challenges in pursuit of operational excellence.”

Séan Keating


Enterprise Excellence Ireland is an exciting event that brings together great companies, both big and small, to share key insights and learnings on how to dramatically improve business performance.  The pursuit of business excellence is an unending one and this conference allows delegate to tap into the thinking of some great people and obtain a valuable view of some great success stories.  Taking time out of a busy work schedule at this event is a great way to connect with like-minded individuals and a great source of inspiration and new ideas.  Thanks to Enterprise Ireland and the IDA for sponsoring this event and to Box Media for their flawless organisation.  They manage to pack a lot into a single day in a superb venue.  I would highly recommend this event to anyone who wants to drive their business to new levels of success.