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The journey to Techovate 2012 starts with Wexford Bus

The journey to Techovate 2012 starts with Wexford Bus!

Wexford Bus is offering a cut price fare to passengers travelling from Dublin to Wexford for the Techovate 2012 conference in the Wexford Opera House on March 21st and 22nd*.

Wexford Bus, which operates an express bus service between Wexford and Dublin Airport and City ten times daily, has announced it is giving half price fares to anyone travelling to Techovate 2012*.

Organised by Innovation Wexford and The Fuse Initiative, Techovate 2012 will bring Silicon Valley to the South-East, offering Irish businesses of all sizes and stages of development an unrivalled opportunity to interact with and learn from senior executives of the world’s most successful companies including Microsoft, Google, IBM, Facebook Cisco and LinkedIn.

As well as offering half price fares Wexford Bus is also promoting Techovate 2012 on the back of one of its buses, in a great example of local businesses supporting each other.

Techovate and Wexford Bus

“As a Wexford based business we are delighted to hear about Techovate 2012 and want to show our support for this initiative. We see this as an opportunity to promote business growth in Wexford which will benefit us all.” according to Commercial Director of Wexford Bus, Lorene Crowley.

She added: “We fully understand how important technology is in today’s world. Our express Dublin service has free wi fi for all passengers and we are always looking at how technology can be used to improve the business. Wexford Bus has successfully adopted Facebook and Twitter as a way to communicate with passengers and we are looking at a number of other initiatives to improve the customer experience. For example, we will introduce a new iPhone app with real time bus information in the coming months.”

Brendan Ennis, Group Chief Executive with Innovation Wexford and founder of Techovate, welcomed the Wexford Bus initiative. “We are delighted to receive the support of Wexford Bus. It is a great example of people and businesses coming together to promote enterprise in their area and a reflection of the positive spirit that exists in the South-East and the determination there is here to grow and succeed.”

“We are looking forward to huge support for Techovate 2012 which will feature Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs telling how they made it happen including Terry Clune of Taxback, David Walsh of Netwatch and Fred Karlsson of DoneDeal. One of the highlights of the conference will be a session focusing on how to achieve success in business, including top tips from 5 of the world’s largest companies.”

It was confirmed this week that Bill Liao, founder of Xing, is also coming to Techovate 2012, joining Irish man Conrad Burke, founder of Innovalight as Global Technology Entrepreneurs in the line up. Anther attendee is the former President and CEO of the American Ireland Fund, Kingsley Aikins.

Techovate 2012 will use dialogue, seminars and workshops to show business people how they can use technology to grow their business in a fast-moving global marketplace. Attendees will have exclusive access to feature keynote presentations, intimate discussion forums and interactive networking events all against the backdrop of one of Ireland’s most inspirational venues, Wexford Opera House.

Tickets for Techovate 2012, and the full conference line-up, are available at

*Half price fares between Dublin and Wexford will be available on March 21st & 22nd to any Techovate Ticket Holders. To avail of this offer attendees of the event must show drivers their Techovate 2012 ticket.