Wellbeing Summit: Thriving for Success: Well People, Well Culture, Well Business

County Wexford Chamber Skillnet in partnership with CIRDAS is running an innovative Wellbeing Summit on February 20: “Thriving for Success – Well People, Well Culture, Well Business Wellbeing Summit.” 

Where:     Newbay House, Wexford, Y35 NN52

Time:       9.15am to 5pm – Lunch Included


Who Should Attend:

  • Senior Leaders: Gain insights into how a focus on employee wellbeing aligns with overall business strategy, impacting both short-term performance and long-term sustainability.
  • Human Resources Leaders: Discover innovative approaches to designing employee-centric policies and practices that foster a positive workplace culture.
  • Policy Makers and Strategists: Understand the role of employee wellbeing in shaping organisational policies, ensuring alignment with broader business objectives.
  • ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Champions: Explore the intersection of employee wellbeing and corporate responsibility, and how these factors contribute to ESG goals.
  • Health and Wellness Professionals: Stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices in employee health and wellness, and their impact on organisational success.

Why Attend:

  1. Strategic Insights: Acquire a deep understanding of how prioritising employee wellbeing strategically positions your organisation for success in a rapidly evolving business landscape.
  2. Networking Opportunities: Engage with industry leaders, fellow decision-makers, and experts to exchange ideas, best practices, and potential collaborations in the realm of employee wellbeing.
  3. Practical Solutions: Access actionable strategies and solutions to implement immediately, fostering a positive impact on employee wellbeing and, consequently, organizational performance.
  4. ESG Integration: Learn how prioritising employee wellbeing aligns with ESG goals, contributing to a more holistic and responsible business model.


Schedule (Subject to change):


Thriving for Success: Well People, Well Culture, Well Business Wellbeing Summit  
Timing Session  
9.15 Tea/Coffee and Registration  
9.45 Welcome and Introduction to Well People, Well Culture and Well Business – Calodagh Mc Cumiskey, Spiritual Earth  
10 Keynote – Organisations enable or disable, empower, or disempower  
Speaker – Jack Kavanagh, Pharmacist | Speaker | Non Exec Director  
Well Culture  
10.45 Case Study: Embracing a culture of Wellbeing through Lean Principles  
Fireside Chat between Therese O Connor, CWCS & Adman Steel Sheds – Daniel Goggins and Joanne Nolan  
11.05 Coffee Break  
11.3 Designing a Culture of Workplace Wellbeing (Attendees select 1 workshop to attend)  
Workshop 1: D & I Masterclass  
Workshop 2: EDI benefits for your business  
Workshop 3: Understanding Unconscious Bias  
12.3 Lunch  
Attendees will have the opportunity to visit stands – charities, speaker’s organisations during lunch  
Well Business    
1.3 Keynote – Make Work Healthy    
Speaker – John Ryan, Healthy Place to Work    
2.15 Panel Discussion led by Louise Dennison – Embedding wellbeing in an organisation    
Panel – Irish Centre of Diversity and Inclusion, Volunteer Centre, Talbot Hotel, CIRDAS    
2.45 Coffee Break    
Well People    
3 Top Tips from the Experts – Focusing on the employee experience    
1. Supporting Menopausal Colleagues – Ashleigh Tobin    
2. Remote Working, Wellbeing and Performance- Erica Hearne, Grow Remote    
3. Transitioning – returning parents to work – Anne O Leary, The Parent Next    
4. Inclusion and employee engagement in culturally diverse workplaces  – Brigid Farrell, Alltalk Training    
4 Masterclass: Strategies for developing healthy employees    
Facilitator – Calodagh Mc Cumiskey    
4.45 Closing – Therese O Connor, County Wexford Chamber Skillnet