The role of the Ambassadors is to

Assist new and existing members to maximise their membership giving advice, support and a helping hand where needed in order to get them started in building their network
Give advice and provide new members with an additional opportunity to learn directly from existing members on how best to utilise the networking opportunities provided through their Cork Chamber membership
Share how they have used their membership to enhance their business and profile through the Chamber network
Regularly attend Chamber events to greet & assist new members, facilitate networking and make introductions
Pass on and provide feedback from members to the Chamber
Attend a number of meetings each year to maximise the Ambassador role
Meet Our Ambassadors
Anna Marie Coughlan
Partnerships and Fundraising Manager
Anna Marie Coughlan
Anna Marie Coughlan
Partnerships and Fundraising Manager

Partnerships and Fundraising Manager for the Everyman, the beating heart of theatre in Cork. A vibrant cultural hub, The Everyman has been a part of Ireland’s cultural heritage for almost 120 years. Our ornate Victorian auditorium is a nationally important structure of rare historical and cultural value. Attracting over 100,000 visitors per year and presenting an extraordinary range live entertainment, The Everyman’s programme includes, drama, opera, comedy, music and theatre

We invite you build creative connections with us, placing your company right at the centre of the arts in this unique heritage venue. I look forward to establishing and cultivating relationships with corporate partners.

Jurgita Petiul
Owner & CEO
Jurgita Petiul
Jurgita Petiul
Owner & CEO

Jurgita Petiul is CEO of Right Solution Centre. Right Solution Centre is a business centre located in Little Island, Cork. Incorporated in 2014. We are a fast-growing company, providing all kinds of services for small and big companies, handholding them from the initial business idea to fully-fledged business concepts, management, financial and tax advice. Our services have no boundaries, not even location wise, as we work with international clients from all over the world. The RSC Team is happy to work with every client individually and find a fitting solution for you. We provide business set-up, consulting, coaching, management, book-keeping, accounting and other services for individuals, small and medium size businesses and larger organisations. Jurgita is also a Coach & Trainer and specializes in time management, leadership, business management and organisation, business success mindset and growth hacking.

Kylie Basnett
Group Corporate & MICE Sales Manager
Kylie Basnett
Kylie Basnett
Group Corporate & MICE Sales Manager

The Trigon Hotels consist of three exceptional hotels in Cork City, offering guests their choice of location in Cork city centre or near Cork Airport including:

The multi-award winning 4-star Cork International Hotel (145 guestrooms)
The iconic 4-star Metropole Hotel Cork in the heart of Cork city centre (108 guestrooms)
The 4-star Cork Airport Hotel (81 guestrooms)

Conference and Banqueting capacity for over 300 people and a selection of food and beverage outlets in the 3 hotels including the newly refurbished MET bar in the Metropole Hotel. Home to the Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival and the Cork Baking & Chocolate weekend

In each of the Trigon Hotels, we offer guests a best-in-class experience. We believe in the Passionate Pursuit of Perfection, and exceptional attention to detail and exceeding guest’s expectations.

Mark Exshaw
Director
Mark Exshaw
Mark Exshaw
Director

Director of one of Ireland’s oldest furniture removal and storage companies; Nat Ross Ltd. Diploma in International Moving received in 1992. Past President of Irish Exporters Association – Southern Region. Past Chairman of St Michaels Primary School. Chamber Ambassador since 2013.

Melissa Curley
Communications Specialist
Melissa Curley
Melissa Curley
Communications Specialist

Melissa is the chief conversation starter at SocialBee. Our focus and passion at SocialBee is in helping companies to create workplace environments that are engaging, collaborative and innovative. We do this through training in F2F communication, the art of conversation, and other essential soft skills. We also deliver workshops in resilience, growth mindset, and networking – all essential capabilities and skills required to navigate successfully the uncertain future of work that we all face today.

Paul Dennehy
Ambassador
Paul Dennehy
Paul Dennehy
Ambassador
Phil Cone
Managing Director
Phil Cone
Phil Cone
Managing Director

Academy Crests is a family owned business that has grown over the past 30 years into the largest embroidery manufacturers in the Munster region. We specialise in the embroidery and printing of clothing apparel. We supply all forms of branded clothing, workwear and promotional merchandise to the nation. We are also one of the main Portwest distributors for the Munster region, enabling us to supply all types of workwear, footwear, PPE and disposable items to both the private and public sectors. Our work can be seen throughout Ireland in clubs, schools, societies, colleges and many other sectors.

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