Conor O’Brien has 20 years experience in the event business. In 1995, I created the Education Show Ireland, which ran successfully at the RDS for 11 years – from 1996 to 2006. It was the largest educational event in Ireland at that time covering 3,580 square metres with on average 150 companies exhibiting and 3,000 people visiting. The Irish Times was the title sponsor for the show throughout is 11 year run. In 2004, I created the Better Homes Exhibition, which ran successfully at the National Show Centre for 5 years – from 2005 to 2009. It was the largest home improvement event in North Dublin covering 3,000 square metres with on average 100 companies exhibiting and 13,000 people visiting.