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Pádraic Gilligan

Managing Partner at SoolNua

Pádraic Gilligan is currently Managing Partner at SoolNua, a specialist agency working with destinations, hotels and venues on strategy, marketing and training for the events industry. He holds BA and MA degrees in Italian and English literature from University College Dublin and a post graduate qualification in Marketing from Boston College. He blogs at

Ruud Janssen

Founder of | co-founder EMG

Ruud is an international speaker, facilitator and designer of high stakes conferences & events. He is the founder of TNOC | The New Objective Collective and co-founder of Event Model Generation. He helps organisations innovate by thinking differently based on functional, social and technological advancements using business and event model innovation.

Julius Solaris

Founder and Editor of EventMB

Julius Solaris is the editor of He is an international speaker and author of The Event App Bible, Engaging Events, Social Media for Events, The Good Event Registration Guide and The Annual Event Trends Report.

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