Diana International Research Conference & Impact Day: Sponsors
Sincere thanks to our sponsors whose support is fundamental to our hosting of this event:
Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets. They support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment. Enterprise Ireland is a national and global organisation. They have a national network of nine regional offices throughout Ireland and over 30 international locations, facilitating access to more than 60 countries worldwide. Their services are made available to clients through their Enterprise Ireland Development Adviser who acts as the primary point-of-contact for all Enterprise Ireland services. The Development Advisers have sectoral expertise and are experienced in working with companies through all stages of the business development – from start-up, to established small and medium-sized enterprises, right through to Irish international companies with the ability to achieve significant scale.
EY Ireland Ernst & Young Global Limited, doing business as EY, is a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional services networks in the world. Along with Deloitte, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, it is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms. They develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Through their four integrated service lines — Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax — and their deep sector knowledge, they help their clients to capitalize on new opportunities and assess and manage risk to deliver responsible growth. EY’s high-performing, multidisciplinary teams help them fulfil regulatory requirements, keep investors informed and meet stakeholder needs.
Babson College is a private business school in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Established in 1919, its central focus is on entrepreneurship education. It was founded by Roger W. Babson as an all-male business institute, but became coeducational in 1970. At Babson they believe that entrepreneurship can be a powerful force within organizations of all types and sizes, in established businesses as well as new ventures. In any industry, in any position, it takes Entrepreneurial Thought and Action to solve problems and make an impact. In rankings, Babson was rated first among all colleges and universities in the nation by Money Magazine in 2014. In 2015, the magazine ranked it second just behind Stanford University. Babson’s MBA program was ranked 58th overall in the Bloomberg Businessweek 2014 rankings. Babson’s undergraduate business program is ranked 26th overall in the Bloomberg Businessweek 2014 rankings. Babson is the best college for entrepreneurship, with an undergraduate school of business and a graduate school of business.
Bentley University is a private university focused on business and located in Waltham, Massachusetts. Founded in 1917 as a school of accounting and finance in Boston’s Back Bay neighbourhood, Bentley moved to Waltham in 1968. The Princeton Review ranks Bentley No. 1 in the nation for career services. For over a decade, 97 to 99 percent of our graduates have been employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation. From bachelor degrees to advanced graduate studies to professional certificates, their varied programs allow students at any career stage to make Bentley their home for learning. They have been educating business-minded students since Harry C. Bentley first convened 30 accounting students on Huntington Avenue in Boston in 1917. They’ve continuously adapted to become one of the top business universities in the U.S. Bentley has been reinventing business education for over 100 years.
University of Alberta also known as U of A or UAlberta, is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, the university’s first president. The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of the top teaching and research universities in Canada, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences. The U of A is one of the world’s top research universities — fourth in Canada and eighty-first in the world for research impact.