Business Ireland Kenya (BIK) supports trade and investment between Kenya and Ireland. BIK hosts themed activities throughout the year to engage members and guests. In the month of April, BIK has hosted three virtual meetings on topical issues. The first meeting was held in partnership with leading law firm Anjarwalla & Khanna to discuss…
Business Ireland Kenya is an association that helps those with professional ties to Ireland and Kenya connect, share and grow. We work to facilitate networking between our members and help them get the information and resources they need to be successful.
BIK is an initiative of the Embassy of Ireland in Kenya, which created the association in 2013 to help further trade ties between the two countries. We have an active and connected membership, with quarterly meetings and a thriving Online Community where people can share their experiences, challenges and opportunities.
Anyone with business operations that span Ireland and Kenya, or who wishes to establish similar operations, is welcome to join BIK.
Upcoming Events – see event details below
BIK VIRTUAL BUSINESS HOUR
Tuesday, 19th May 2020
The COVID Challenge – managing and motivating remote teams effectively
Mr. Paul Kasimu – Chief HRO, Safaricom PLC
Mr. Martin Ballantyne – CEO, Brighter Communities Worldwide
BIK VIRTUAL BUSINESS HOUR
Tuesday, 2nd June 2020
The COVID Challenge – managing and motivating remote teams effectively with Safaricom PLC and Brighter Communities Worldwide
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News & Events
On Friday 24th January, the Business Ireland Kenya committee was in Nakuru County for a stakeholder engagement forum following the launch of the Nakuru scoping study in 2019. The meeting focused on enhancing dialogue and fostering partnerships that will allow access to opportunities available for members in Nakuru County as a follow up to the…
The AGM took place as a Christmas lunch event on Friday, 6th December 2019. The venue was Tamarind Tree Hotel. There were approximately 55 guests in attendance. Guests arrived from noon and were registered as they came in. Agenda Welcome by Darren Gillen – Chair, Business Ireland Kenya Remarks by H.E Ambassador Fionnuala Quinlan –…
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