Sales & Marketing Director – Conference Partners International – AIPCO Chair
Managing Director, Keynote PCO - AIPCO Past Chair
Noel graduated from TCD with a PhD in Experimental Physics, and is also a Certified Meeting Manager with Meeting Planners International. He has worked as an independent consultant to the conference industry and has served as a Council member of the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers. Noel is currently Chairperson of AIPCO and is also Treasurer of the World PCO Alliance.
Joint Managing Director, Abbey Group – Secretary
Marina is a highly experienced travel professional in the area of Conference Planning & Management and has been Project Director for a wide range of International Association Meetings and Events over her 20 year career. Marina also holds the position of Secretary of the AIPCO. She is a graduate of University College Dublin and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Managing Director, Conference Partners International – Treasurer
Nicola takes a “hands on” approach to her business and is regarded as a leading lateral thinker with an innovative approach to problem solving and delivery.
Renowned for her ability to identify opportunities, her creative thinking and strategic advice has been sought at the highest level by numerous associations, corporations and industry bodies.
Abbey Conference & Events
In a personal capacity, she is Chairperson of CanCare4Living – an organisation promoting multi-disciplinary long term follow up for survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer.
Vice Chair 2019, Advantage Group
Ronan has 20 years experience managing events from Medical Congress to highly complex and involved incentive travel programmes to awards ceremonies for 700 Guests.
He appreciates that events reflect on their hosts and works tirelessly to ensure that clients get value for their investment and more importantly kudos from their guests for staging the event in the first place!!