ISME is delighted to announce details about its 2017 Annual Lunch. The event will take place on Friday 2nd June, 12.30-3.30pm in the Hogan Mezzanine Suite, Croke Park. The price for an individual place is €60.00 and for a Table of 10 it’s €550. Join 500 fellow businesspeople for what promises to be is THE best business lunch of the year!
We are thrilled that entrepreneur and co-founder of Riverdance, Moya Doherty will accept the ISME Medal and has agreed to give the SME lecture. This lecture has become an occasion at which the achievements of the small and medium enterprises sector are celebrated.
Born in 1958, Moya's career includes theatre, radio and television production and presentation, both in Ireland and internationally. She presented a number of Arts, Features and Documentary Programmes for RTÉ. As Executive Producer, Moya produced a number of charity Telethons, the Eurovision Song Contest and the televising of the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics held in Ireland in 2003. Moya was the Commissioning Producer and originator of Riverdance for the Eurovision Song Contest of 1994.
Since Riverdance began performances in Dublin 1995, the show has
Played over 11,500 performances
Been seen live by over 25 million people
In over 515 venues worldwide
In 47 countries
Across 6 continents.
Moya is a former director of both Tyrone Productions and Today FM. She is a writer and broadcaster and has co-presented a number of radio arts documentaries on George Bernard Shaw, John McCormack and Paddy Kavanagh, amongst others.
Moya has sat on a number of arts-related Boards including seven years as Chair of the Dublin International Theatre Festival, The Abbey Theatre, The Ark Children’s Theatre in Dublin, Business to Arts and Walnut Hill Arts School in Massachusetts. She is currently Chair of RTÉ.
In recognition of her achievements, Moya has received numerous awards and accolades over the years, including the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Ulster & from the National University of Ireland in recognition of her ongoing commitment to the world of the arts in Ireland.