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IoD Evening Briefing: The Press Up Journey

The Press Up Entertainment Group is Ireland’s leading leisure and hospitality company. Since Press Up’s official launch in 2009, the portfolio has expanded to 42 businesses encompassing hotels, restaurants, bars and high-end cinemas. The group has 1,600 employees and currently has eight new businesses in development.

In this Evening Briefing, Matt Ryan, Co-Founder and Director, Press Up Entertainment Group, will share with IoD members the Press Up journey to date, and the challenges and rewards of running a high-growth business in the hospitality industry.

Registration

Registration will take place from 17:00 with the briefing beginning at 17:15 sharp, followed by Q&A and refreshments.

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23 Oct
Matt Ryan, Co-Founder and Director, Press Up Entertainment Group
17:00-18:45
Free of charge. IoD members only
The Grafton Suite, The Westbury Hotel, Grafton Street, Dublin 2
skirwan@iodireland.ie
IoD Breakfast and Evening Briefings series is kindly sponsored by Mazars
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Matt Ryan

Co-Founder and Director, Press Up Entertainment Group

Matt Ryan is Co-Founder and Director of Press Up Entertainment Group.

Since Press Up’s official launch in 2009, the portfolio has expanded to 42 businesses, encompassing hotels, restaurants, bars and high-end cinemas. The group has 1,600 employees and currently has eight new businesses in development.

Matt is also Co-Founder and Director of Oakmount Developments, which has seen the creation of some of Ireland’s most iconic buildings over the course of the last five years. In addition, he is also Co-Founder and Director of Pure Fitout, based in Belfast.

Matt studied International French and Spanish in UCD, and graduated in 2001.

He is married to Emma and they have two little boys. Matt is a keen farmer and in his spare time he is always found out on the land. 

Sponsor

Mazars is an international partnership specialising in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services. 

In Ireland, we employ over 450 people in Dublin, Limerick and Galway and work with large corporate companies and Public Interest Entities and small to mid-sized indigenous businesses to assist clients at every stage in their development. 

We operate in 89 countries, including Ireland and overall, we draw on the expertise of 40,000 professionals - 24,000 in the Mazars integrated partnership and 16,000 via the Mazars North America Alliance.

To find out more visit the Mazars website.