Connector Sponsors Sponsors of Connector can reach our ever increasing audience both online and offline. We offer companies the opportunity to sponsor our wide range of social and business events for students, graduates and web savvy professionals from a variety of companies. Some of our most exiting new opportunities are the Connector Academy, Connector Roadshow and Connector Training. Sponsorship can also include prizes, refreshments, products, services, and event tickets.
About Connector A connector is a person with a large amount of friends & connections in their personal & professional network. In Ireland, Connector helps people create connections online & offline through events, training and consulting. Conor Lynch and the Connector team have run monthly events since August 2008. Connector works with relevant sponsors who can add value to our network.
Connector Events Connector Events are a monthly networking opportunity for the digital generation. We also invite guest speakers and provide entertainment and event themes included: Speed Connector, Connector Launches, Connector Social Media, Connector Tribes, Connector BBQ and Connector Digital Video. Events have been sponsored by brands like Corona, Bulmers Light, Heineken, Ben & Jerry’s, Realex Payments, Peroni and Jameson. To date we have connected in venues like The Church, Odessa Club, Krystle, Lillies Bordello & Science Gallery.
Conor has an honours degree in Marketing (B.Sc.Mgmt & HDMP) with almost 12 years of experience in digital & social media marketing. He was awarded Irish Internet Marketer of the Year 2005. He has also won Golden Spiders, APMCs & Digital Media Awards. Currently he is a Chair of Irish Internet Association Social Media Group, whose objective is promoting social media best practice in Ireland. He has worked with brands like RaboDirect, Coca-Cola, Meteor, Nokia, Vodafone, Toyota, Guinness, Powerade, Aer Lingus and Glanbia. Conor Lynch
The Team The Connector team is a multinational team of specialist project collaborators made up of talented professionals, interns, graduates & students. To date people from Ireland, UK, USA, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, South Africa, Romania & Russia have helped manage the events, content & community. In 2009 we had two Connector Awards nights to reward emerging talent in the area of digital & social media. The team uses innovative low cost digital tools & techniques to manage operations and communications in the real and digital worlds.
Case Study Connector, Canon & Edelman ran a national Canon Digital Video Contest hosted on connector.ie in 2009. The “Lights, Canon, Action” contest received 120+ entries and the awards night had 150+ guests. Esteemed Hollywood actor Liam Cunningham was an ambassador for this 'Freecording' based contest. He was a judge & guest of honour at the awards night. A great night of entertainment included viewing the 10 videos shortlisted for the €5,000 prize fund.
Media Coverage Coverage in national and local media: TV The Lunch Time Show (TV3) Dragons’ Den & (RTE1) RTE News on Two (RTE2) RADIO Dublin City FM, Near FM, Midlands FM, PRESS National: Irish Independent, Sunday Times , The Examiner, Evening Herald. Trade press : Digital Times, IMJ, Marketing Age. Regional press: The Anglo Celt, The Meath Chronicle, Cavan Post, Le Cool. More info on: www.connector.ie/press