Ireland Chapter of PMI

5 Reasons to Attend the 2019 Project Management National Conference


Ireland’s largest annual conference for project managers is coming to Cork on 28 February, and places are filling up quickly. This year’s theme is ‘From Idea to Reality’, and attendees are set to hear from leading experts in the industry along with well-known Irish and international figures who are making waves in their respective fields. With tickets available for both members and non-members, we have outlined five reasons why you should consider attending this year’s conference.

  1. Project management is on the rise

The PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017 - 2027 report highlights the demand for individuals with project management skills in the next decade. With an expected 87.7 million project management professionals needed by 2027 in industries such as oil, business services, manufacturing and information services, it is within your organisation’s best interests to get a head start on keeping up with the latest trends.

  1. Learn from the best

We have sourced industry leaders who have successfully utilised project management skills to turn their ideas into reality. Featuring architect, Dermot Bannon, FoodCloud co-founder, Aoibheann O’ Brien and international hockey star and World Cup silver medal winner, Yvonne O’ Byrne, among others.

  1. It’s more than just motivational speeches

You will have plenty of opportunity to exercise your project management knowledge at Managing Director of Dale Carnegie Ireland, Walter Bradley’s workshop on How to Agreeably Disagree and have the chance to pick the brain of PMI founder, Jim Snyder, at his Q&A session.

  1. Five star approval

We are proud to be sponsored by industry leading organisations. Headline sponsors are EY and Microsoft, with current sponsors Grant Thornton, Cora Systems, Aspira, Cork Institute of Technology, Alpha Wealth, Progressive Financial Services, and University of Limerick ensuring that you are in great company at all times.

  1. Participate in a historic moment

For the first time our history, the conference will be held outside of Dublin. We are excited to expand the conference Leeside this year, sharing the ideas of some of the leading names in business.

To purchase your tickets, see HERE