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Conor Kenny


Conor is the Founder of Conor Kenny & Associates – Ireland's leading Independent Training, Learning & Professional Development Company for the Hospitality & Service Industries.

He is the Author of 3 books;  "Dancing at the Fountain - In Conversation with World Leading  Hoteliers"  and "Sales Tales – True Stories of How Great Sales Happen" 

His 3rd book 'It's Who I Am' is due in Oct 2017

An expert communicator and writer, Conor's skill is teaching sales, marketing and innovative actionable strategy. 

His focus is to guide people and business, towards their strengths and he is highly skilled at getting the best from them

He is an advisor to several private & state companies and a guest lecturer at many 3rd level colleges. 

He is also a much in demand external workshop facilitator.

A natural teacher, Conor is a frequent conference speaker internationally and has written key talks for industry leaders. 

He is also a regular industry commentator and media contributor. 

His view has been widely sought by:

The BBC - Sky TV - RTE – BBC Scotland - Jools Holland/BBC

The BBC – LBC (UK) – Radio 5 (UK) Capital FM (UK) RTE – Newstalk - 98FM – Radio Kerry

USA Today - The Sunday Times – The Times - The Irish Times - Sunday Business Post - The Irish Independent - The Irish Examiner

He is a syndicated writer for many global websites including Cornell University and writes for USA’s www.hospitalitynet.org and Drinks Industry Ireland.

He has worked with many of the world's leading brands including Baileys, Guinness, Hennessy, Smirnoff as well as major hotel and casino groups globally.

His career started at Kilkenny Design and before Conor Kenny & Assoc, he was a Director of McNally Design International & The Irish Pub Co. who designed and built Irish Pubs in more than 70 countries.

In 2002 he founded Conor Kenny & Associates with over 200 clients today.

Conor was educated at University College Dublin, University of Greenwich, London & Shannon College (NUIG).

prestige award 2020
eu business award 2018