The IIFFS

a platform to inspire both creativity and good business

November 3rd – 5th 2017

Sligo, Ireland

 

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The IIFFS is a summit like no other. It’s the Irish International Fashion & Food Summit, a combination of fashion and food in one of the most outstanding places of beauty in Europe – Sligo.

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Join us on the 3rd to the 5th of November 2017 for an adventurous journey into the most outstanding fashion and food event Ireland has experienced.

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Add to My Calendar 2017-11-03 12:00:00 2017-11-05 18:00:00 Europe/London Irish international Food & Fashion Summit Join us on the 3rd to the 5th of November 2017 for an adventurous journey into the most outstanding food and fashion event this year. Sligo,Ireland X Media organise@iiffs.com

THE SCHEDULE

Registration

Venue:The Model

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM

Opening Address

Moderator: Aoife Carrigy

Venue:The Model

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9:20 AM - 9:30 AM

The Future of Irish Food – A View from out Foreign

With Mickael Viljanen  (Greenhouse) Phillippe Farineau (Ashford) Stefan Matz

Venue: The Model

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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Coffee

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Growing Up with Food

With Clare Smyth

Venue: The Model

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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

The Business of Producing Greatness

With Mags Kirwan

Venue: The Model

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11:30 AM - 12.00 PM

Northern Exposure – The sense of place in cooking

Stephen Toman, Clare Smyth, Danni Barry, Noel McMeel

Venue: The Model

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12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch – Best of Sligo Produce

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12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Modern Tradition – Back to the Future

By Ciaran Sweeney – Forest & Marcy

Venue: The Model

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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Production of Greatness

By Mag Kirwan – Goatsbridge Trout

Venue: The Model

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2:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Coffee Break

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Business and Pleasure

by Elaine & Wade Murphy – Adare 1826

Venue: The Model

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03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

To Forage & Ferment

by Hans & Gaby Weiland – Organic Centre/Neantog

Venue: The Model

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04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Closing Address & Q&A

Moderator: Aoife Carrigy

04:30 PM

Registration

Venue:The Model

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Opening Address

Moderator: Aoife Carrigy

Venue:The Model

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM

Irish Seaweed Kitchen

by Prannie Rhattigan – Irish Seaweed Kitchen

Venue: The Model

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09:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Slow Food Panel

by Dee Laffan, Aishling Stone & TBC

Venue:The Model

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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break – day 2

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Commercial Tradition

by Padraig Og Gallagher – Boxty House 

Venue: The Model

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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Everyone’s a Critic – Evolution of the Irish Experience (Interactive)

by Georgina Campbell, Dee LaffanErnie Whalley

Venue: The Model

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12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Lovely Sligo Lunch

Food Symposium Delegates Menu – Click Here to download

01:00 PM - 01:45 PM

What The Irish Ate Before Spuds

by Máirtín Mac Coniomaire

Venue: The Model

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01:45 PM - 02:15 PM

Irish Food – A Healthy Future

By Dennis Cotter – Café Paradiso

Venue: The Model

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02:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Coffee

02:45 PM - 03:15 PM

Lessons from Italy

by Catherine Fulvio

Venue: The Model

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03:15 PM - 04:00 PM

The Importance Of Food In Hospitality Success – A Retrospective

by Deirdre McGlone – Harvey’s Point

Venue: The Model

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04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Closing Address

04:15 PM - 05:00 PM

Creative Make-up Masterclass

by Alex Box

Venue: Hawks Well Theatre

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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Driving Initiative

With John Reilly-Sligo LEO,Enterprise Ireland, Lorraine Bowen-Entrepreneurs Academy, Rebecca Harrison – Network Ireland, Anna Faye

Venue: IT Sligo

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11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

The Magic of Lighting in Stills Photography

By: Andrew Howe

Venue:Clayton Hotel

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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

How To Grow Your Business Using Social Media

By: Noel Davidson

Venue: Clayton Hotel

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02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Ecommerce: The Future of Selling

With Yvonne Kiely – Ernst & Young Key note speaker

Venue: IT Sligo

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02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

When Fashion & Art Joins Forces

By Carol Bellamy

Venue: IT Sligo

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A Life in Luxury

By Aimee McWilliams

Venue: IT Sligo

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Five Elements of Purposeful Leadership – How to Create a Small Giant out of any Business

by Sir Steven Wilkinson

Venue: IT Sligo

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02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Ethical & Sustainable Practice in Fashion – from small change come growth

By Gwen Cunningham (Circle Economy), Ashleigh Smith – Atlantic  Equipment Project)

Venue: IT Sligo

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03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

WHAT TO EXPECT

Fashion Talks & Classes

In a rare opportunity to interact with industry elite and peers, this programme of talks and master classes will explore creativity, production and good business practice.

Great Food Speakers

The Food Series is an intimate programme of talks, panel discussions and events by Irelands leading chefs, food writers & critics & producers.  This is an event for industry professionals and food enthusiasts alike.

Trading Room

Selected designers will have the unprecedented opportunity to sell to national and international buyers in our trading rooms without having to leave Ireland. Early Bird Tickets for this event on sale until 6th October.  Find Out More

Fashion Show

Experience the excitement and glamour of a Milan or Paris style designer fashion show in an avant-garde setting combing the best of Irish designers, hair stylists and make-up artistes in Loughgill Distillery in beautiful Hazelwood. Early Bird Tickets for this event on sale until 6th October. Enquires – click HERE

Gala Awards Dinner

The Summit will close with a feast for both the eye and the palette at the Gala dinner in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Rosses point, Sligo, in an evening of fashion, food and fun hosted by former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh. Early Bird Tickets for this event on sale until 10th October. Enquires – click HERE

Summary of Events

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Workshop Information

Title: The Magic of Lighting in Stills Photography.

Duration: 1 Hr

Content: Examples and demonstrations of the various techniques and different types of lighting. Audience participation required!

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Where to stay

Finding a good hotel can be tricky. So here are some of our favorite hotels nearby

 

Radisson-Blu-Hotel-Sligo for the iiffs 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel

From €89 per night

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irish food and fashion summit clayton hotel
Clayton Hotel

From €110 per night

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Markree Casstle

From €180 per night

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to the venue?

Most venues are all within walking distance of Sligo town. We’ll have maps of the venues and will provide local transport details on request.

What about accommodation?

We have negotiated special discounted rates for IIFFS delegates in a range of accommodation options close to the event venues and around Sligo.

What payment types do you accept?

All payments are processed via Eventbrite. You can’t pay at the time of event. Please reserve your seat by using the links on this website.

Can I get a refund on my tickets?

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund. See our terms and conditions.

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SUMMARY OF FASHION & FOOD SCHEDULE

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irish international fashion and food summit - summary

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