Enterprise Ireland Hosts Trade Delegation to ASTD Techknowledge Conference

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Executives from Seven Companies in the United States to Learn More about U.S. Corporate Learning Market

Enterprise Ireland, the government organization responsible for the development and growth of Irish businesses in world markets, is hosting a senior trade delegation at the ASTD Techknowledge 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, February 22-24. The conference is focused on the tools and technologies used for corporate learning and skills development. Attending delegates represent a range of innovative Irish technology and service providers aiming to expand their presence in the U.S. corporate learning market.

“One of the ways Enterprise Ireland supports clients is by bringing them to key industry events that offer opportunities for networking, partner development, and market education,” said Kevin O’Brien, trade development executive for Enterprise Ireland. “Techknowledge has a long-established reputation for bringing together those responsible for implementing and managing enterprise learning technology and those providing products and services to this market. We’re confident our delegates will find great value in participating in this year’s conference. ”

Ireland is widely recognized for technology innovation and development. According to a recent New York Times article, Ireland’s technology industry generates around 40% of Ireland’s exports.

Attending executives represent the following companies:

LearnUpon (http://www.learnupon.com ): Rapidly growing LearnUpon just closed a funding round that will be used to expand the company’s presence in the United States and Canada. The company’s primary offering is robust, easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system especially well suited for small to medium businesses. LearnUpon is an official exhibitor at Techknowledge (booth 208).

Sales6ix (http://www.sales6ix.com ): Corporate training organizations rely on Sales6ix to help their companies dramatically improve sales performance and productivity. The company’s solution integrates with Salesforce and other major CRMs to improve user experience, provide better visibility of key metrics, and significantly increase system adoption and utilization.

OMT Global (http://www.omtglobal.com): OMT Global’s consultants work with organizations to develop a range of customized performance solutions that target primary business challenges and deliver measureable results. Its associate network spans 48 countries, making OMT Global an ideal candidate for U.S. companies seeking a global training partner. Customers include Abbott, Citi, and Dufry.

SureSkills (http://www.sureskills.com): SureSkills provides innovative learning solutions to global companies such as Dell and VMware to help workforces meet and exceed professional and business goals. The company specializes in custom multi-modality design, development and delivery, information and knowledge management and support, as well as in providing fully managed outsourced learning solutions.

Interactive Services (http://www.interactiveservices.com): Interactive Services designs and develops innovative and customized online, mobile, and blended learning solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the retail, pharmaceutical, technology, consumer goods, manufacturing, and financial services sectors. The company specializes in content areas such as leadership development, sales enablement, compliance training, product training, and new hire training. Its solutions are localized in more than 50 languages.

Digital Marketing Institute (http://www.digitalmarketinginstitute.com): The Digital Marketing Institute provides in-depth training in all areas of digital marketing. The company provides customized training to corporations seeking to create or refine digital marketing strategies and deepen in-house skills. The institute also offers online programs for professional certification in digital marketing, as well as postgraduate programs. DMI partners are also licensed to offer training.

Chevron Training & Recruitment (http://www.chevrongroup.ie): Chevron Training & Recruitment provides a wide range of employment services to both jobseekers and employers. Continually adapting to meet the changing needs of the global market, Chevron delivers more than 500 accredited online training courses.

For further information about the Enterprise Ireland delegation and contact details for participating executives, contact Kevin O’Brien at kevin(dot)obrien(at)enterprise-ireland(dot)com.

About Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the government organization responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. The organization works in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, and expand into global markets. In addition to supporting the country’s economic growth and employment opportunities, Enterprise Ireland creates awareness of Ireland’s technology and product innovations throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.enterprise-ireland.com.

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