We are so lucky at Alice PR to have such inspiring clients who run great events. We had a great time yesterday being involved in so many International Women’s Day events. The next few weeks are also shaping up to be super-busy, from getting you healthy and active at WellFest to helping to secure your next job at Career Zoo to empowering people through the Aontas Adult Learner’s Festival!

AONTAS: Adult Learners’ Festival

The 2017 Aontas Adult Learners’ Festival has been taking place all this week, (6th – 10th March). The theme for the week is ‘The Power and Joy of Learning’. It’s a nationwide celebration of adult learning coordinated by AONTAS, the National Adult Learning Organisation. Kicking off the Festival was the AONTAS STAR Awards, which took place in the National Concert Hall on Monday.

Now in its 11th year, the STAR awards celebrate the achievements of adult learners and adult education programmes throughout the island of Ireland. We’ve been working with AONTAS on a PR campaign to highlight the various adult education organisations who have been shortlisted for awards, as well as the Festival’s programme of events and the announcement of the winners of the STAR Awards.

More information: http://www.adultlearnersfestival.com/

PWSAI:

We are delighted to work with the Prader Willi Syndrome Association Ireland (PWSAI) on their  launch of their first national survey on the needs of people with PWS, which took place at Buswells Hotel this morning. Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, officially launched the survey. events

PWS is a complex genetic disorder that typically causes low muscle tone, restricted growth, learning difficulties, problem behaviours, and a chronic feeling of hunger that can lead to excessive eating and life-threatening obesity. The survey will highlight the unique needs of people with PWS and the challenges faced by their families when caring for them.

Further information about Prader Willi Syndrome and the survey, please see https://pwsai.ie/.

Career Zoo:

Career Zoo, Ireland’s premier networking and career events for professionals, returns to The Convention Centre Dublin this Saturday, March 11th, 2017.

One of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms, IoT innovators, machine learning technologists, world-class biotechnologists and “the hottest start-up of the year” are just some of the employers coming to Career Zoo this Saturday.Events

Employers hiring will include e-commerce giant Jet.com; internet of things company PTC; and biopharma leaders BMS and Amgen. Performance marketing engine Criteo and software company Qualtrics – recently named as one of the hottest start-ups of the year – are also on board.

Over 80 employers, 60 high level Irish and international speakers, three stages and  workshops ranging including panel discussions focused on topics such as the Internet of Things (IoT), future tech, FinTech, machine learning, big data and BioTech.  There will also be coding workshops, hacks, a series of talks on promoting diversity in tech and a ‘Game of Threats’ cyber security workshop.

Sponsors this year include BMS, Jet.com, Amgen, Critteo, PTC.

Further information can be found at www.careerzoo.ie

WellFest

Taking place in Herbert Park on May 6th and 7th, the festival is in its’ 3rd year and the line-up is better than ever.

Managing the PR for the events, we’ve been keeping busy managing the launch, liaising with the media on interviews for the presenters and WellFest founders.Events

This year, line-up highlights include Joe Wicks The Body Coach (very exciting), Coach to Conor McGregor John Kavanagh, The Happy Pear and so many more!

There’s also two new areas added this year – WellKids – a designated area for children to take part in classes etc, which makes the day more inviting for families. And WellFood – which will be a designated area for cooking demonstrations.

For more see https://www.wellfest.ie
 

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