Business Post Media Group announces investment in Belfast event management and tech company

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Business Post Media Group announces investment in Belfast event management and tech company

The Business Post Media Group (Business Post) has today announced a significant investment in Digital DNA, the Belfast-based event management and technology company

It is best known for its annual business and technology event which attracts over 3,000 people over two days to Belfast.

This new and exciting chapter of Digital DNA will continue to be led by Simon Bailie, who took on the role of CEO in June 2018. “This is a tremendous show of confidence in the future of Digital DNA and will help us accelerate our ambitious growth plans in Ireland, the UK and Globally.  Likewise the link up with the Business Post Media Group and its flagship Sunday Business Post is a fantastic fit for us”. Simon Ballie said.

Founded in 2012, Digital DNA has long been a catalyst and dynamic platform for major employers and stakeholders, including PwC, Allstate, Danske and MCS Group to showcase the very best of Northern Ireland’s world-class technology industry.  In addition to the annual conference, the biggest tech event held in Northern Ireland, the company also hosts The Digital DNA Awards, Northern Ireland’s leading awards of its kind and one of the most sought-after digital and tech accolades in the UK and Ireland.

For the Business Post Media Group and its flagship National Newspaper the Sunday Business Post, the investment will align to one of the strongest business and technology brands on the island of Ireland and strengthen the Business Post’s strong and respected position within the Northern Ireland business community.

The investment fits our long-term strategy and plans as a digital media, events and services business ” Enda O’Coineen, The Business Post Publisher & CEO said.

He paid tribute to Director Brian Corry, Founder Gareth Quinn and CEO Simon Ballie: “Without the amazing vision and execution since 2012, Digital DNA would not be what it is today and we are delighted that Brian and Gareth will continue to help deliver on our vision for the future.”

Article Published: 06/09/2019