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Wednesday, March 14th

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Join us for the relaunch of Built In Cork on Wednesday 14th of March from 6:30pm in Republic Of Work.

Built In Cork is a community of entrepreneurs, founders and business owners. Each month we host a fireside chat with “Expert” panels from small business leaders to industry forerunners. Each event is a great networking opportunity and also a chance to get to hear from successful entrepreneurs.

Led by DC Cahalane, CEO Republic Of Work and Founder of Built In Cork, this month we welcome Frankie Whelehan, founder and former head of the Choice Hotel Group and well-known figure in the tourism industry and Sian Horn, Founder & Director of Elite Pilates. Sharing their wealth of experience and their journey to home grown success in two very different industries.

Built In Cork is a monthly event that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet other like minded people in business, industry leaders and innovators. Sharing stories, the good and the bad of business. This is a supportive community ambitious about business in Cork and a great networking opportunity where you can meet some key players on the scene.
Let’s have a few beers and talk business!

Register Now for FREE.

Our Guests:
Frankie Whelehan
Over the past thirty years in the Hospitality Sector, Frankie Whelehan has founded some of Ireland’s best known Companies including the Quality Hotel Group (Sold in 2007), Clarion Hotel Group (Sold in 2016) First Choice Purchasing – Ireland's largest procurement company, Hotels In One – Lidl Breaks (Sold 2016) in addition to opening The Gibson Hotel Dublin and Carton House Hotel & Resort.
Currently with The Montenotte Hotel Cork which is undergoing a second phase of redevelopment which has placed it as one of Corks leading Hotel operations. Bellevue, a new Beauty Spa, will open in time for the Easter Break and The Wilder Dublin, a new townhouse hotel, will open on Dublin’s Adelaide Road in June 2018 .
Frankie has developed and managed all of his enterprises from the companies offices on Morrisons Island, Cork City.

Sian Horn
We often hear it said that entrepreneurs are born, not made and Sian Horn, founder of Elite Pilates, Cork’s Premium Pilates Studio, proves just that with a lengthy list of impressive business ventures spanning her resumé. From a young age, Sian took a keen interest in the world of business and this interest flourished into an unquenchable passion which led her to become the award-winning serial entrepreneur that she is today.

Opening the doors to Elite Pilates very first studio in 2015 has now lead to a further 2 Elite Pilates studios opening in The Kingsley Hotel and in Carrigtwohill, not to mention a dedicated following of pilates addicts Lee-side! Today Sian’s love of business only continues to grow as she mentors exciting Corkonian startups as well as providing consultation services to existing SME’s so that they can develop successful business models and moreover, thriving businesses

Winner of Cork Friendliest business 2017 & Network Cork Business Women of the Year for Emerging Business 2017.

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Price: FREE

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Republic Of Work
12 South Mall St Centre

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