Over 300 delegates registered for the 2014 Conference and in line with the Conference theme - Leading with Ambition - even bigger numbers are expected this year at our new venue, Titanic Belfast.
Chairing the event is well known TV and radio presenter Kaye Adams, a regular on ITV's Loose Women chat show. Kaye also presents Morning Call on BBC Radio Scotland as well as being a regular contributor to a variety of other TV and radio programmes including Channel Five's The Wright Stuff and Sky News.
She's braved both Question Time and Have I Got News For You and sat in the more cosy surroundings of Countdown's Dictionary Corner. Although she came out on top in Celebrity Mastermind, Kaye admits to being and was a complete flop in Celebrity Masterchef.
CEF member Sue McAllister, Director General of the Northern Ireland Prison Service, will be one of the keynote speakers on the day.
Speakers also confirmed are Dale Murray CBE, tech entrepreneur turned award-winning angel investor and, back by popular demand, Struan Robertson, performance specialist from BE-a-TEN.
Delegates will be able to attend 2 our of 4 workshops on the day.
Workshop presenters include sports psychologist, Louise Ellis, who works with well known clients from Olympians to companies like British Airways and Conoco Phillips. Mary McCall of Treat Ticket will chair a session called Out of the Comfort Zone on changing direction in your career.
This event is kindly supported by lead sponsor Vodafone and associate sponsors Translink, Invest Northern Ireland, Department for Employment & Learning, Pinsent Masons and KPMG.
The delegate fee for the conference is £90 + vat; where an invoice is required this will be issued by IoD following registration or, alternatively, you may wish to pay by credit or procurement card.
If you have IoD membership you can register online at the IoD website.
As most CEF members may not have an email address set up with IoD, it is recommended that places are reserved by contacting Christy Orchin at the IoD NI office in Belfast: (t) 028 9068 3224; (e) Christy.Orchin@iod.com, quoting 'CEF' as your booking reference.
Queries regarding registration, payment options or the conference itself, should be directed to Christy.