ICS Connects: Nicky McGrane, CEO at Conference Partners International (Episode 9)
Are you wondering what the future of exchange will look like?
ICS Connects reveals unscripted insights, forming genuine conversations with global meeting experts. Join Mathias Posch, the Host of ICS Connects, and President of International Conference Services, for trending topics and 360 meeting views. Bridging the connection between associations, convention centers, tourism bureaus, destination marketing organizations, and thought leaders in the MICE industry. Explore emerging ideas, challenges and strategies as we navigate this transformative meeting landscape and continue to move forward in our pursuit to connect people and facilitate change.
Put on Your Oxygen Mask First - Especially During a Crisis
Nicky McGrane, CEO at Conference Partners International shares her story about giving up the lead and delegating all her work to her team, while trying to recover from COVID19.
Nicola McGrane, CEO of Conference Partners International, established the company in 1998. A passionate advocate for developing the business tourism industry in Ireland, the UK, and abroad, Nicola is accredited with 5 years’ Board involvement with IAPCO and is currently the IAPCO European Director of Education, as well as Treasurer and founding member of AIPCO. Driven by passion and enthusiasm, the key values which underpin Nicola’s approach are quality, trust and integrity. She takes a ‘hands on’ approach to her business and is regarded as a leading lateral thinker with an innovative approach to problem solving and delivery. Renowned for her ability to identify opportunities, her creative thinking and strategic advice has been sought at the highest level by numerous corporations, government and industry bodies.