Speaker / Host
Naomh McElhatton has been highlighted as one of Northern Irelands most energetic and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. As founder of SMART NI and Northern Irelands DANI Awards and as Director of Digital Education at House of Comms in Dubai, Naomh is well known for hosting and delivering top class events, conferences, digital transformation training and marketing consultancy around the globe.
“Naomh's enthusiasm for her work was both infectious and welcomed, her skills and knowledge were considerable and had an immediate and lasting impact on the company.”
Janet Kelly, Head of HR, Gulf News
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Naomh McElhatton is a TEDx speaker, Triathlete and Mum to 2 beautiful girls.
Voted NI’s Top 40 under 40 entrepreneur in 2011 & 2014, Naomhs energy is infectious.
Having lost it all, sold a business in the Middle East and built a new brand over the years, Naomh knows the trials and tribulations of being an entrepreneur. She has shared her story to inspire and motivate other entrepreneurs and women in business looking to live the dream.
Heading up the Training division at House of Comms in the Middle East, she has been fortunate to deliver training to some of the world’s top brands and to speak at some of the world’s leading technology events including Gitex. Naomh is also a STEM Ambassador, Associate Lecturer at Ulster University and sits on the board of the Digital Catapult.
Naomh regularly appears in the press and radio giving her insight into the world of digital education and entrepreneurship. Programmes include BBC’s Talk Back, Inside Business and the Vinny Hurrell Show. Naomh has featured as one on Northern Irelands Top 20 Northern Lights in the Irish Times. She is a regular commentator in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News, The National (UAE), Gulf News (UAE) and Northern Slant. Naomh organises, facilities and hosts industry events, conferences and training.
Naomh is a firm believer in building your mental resilience and emotional intelligence. Having read up on the power of self-belief and positivity she empowers others through her leadership courses, passing on her own insight and personal experiences on how to keep going, when the going gets tough!
Speeches / Presentations
- Being Socially Savvy
- Virtually Connected, Socially Disconnected
- The Power of Influencer Marketing
- Social Media for Clinical Practice
- Building Customer Relations
- Leadership in a Digital Age
- You Work So You’re a Negligent Mother?
- Overcoming Doubt
- Those Light Bulb Moments
- Alec Construction
- Carlson Rezidor
- City of London University
- Dubai Chamber
- Emirates Airlines
- Enterprise Ireland
- Gilead Pharmaceuticals
- Gulf News
- Marriott International
- Shiseido Group
- Spar UK
- Taste of New Zealand
- Ulster Bank
- Ulster University
“Naomh McElhatton has provided training programmes for our organisation. She is very diligent and runs inspiring programmes focusing on the digital marketing space.
Participants feedback has been very positive in all her programmes. She is very reliable and flexible on her approach. Her knowledge in this developing space is immense and many participants comment on her positive and encouraging approach. Her knowledge of this area is vast so this provides for an excellent and interesting programme.”
Brendan Noonan, Senior VP Learning & Development, Emirates
“Naomh has a passion & desire to succeed in which ever role she takes on, she is always customer focused, is extremely personable, whilst maintaining a professionalism. One of Naomh's key attributes is her confidence in her own ability and this is reflected in the enjoyment she appears to take from the challenge of attaining any challenges set.”
Jonathan Cushley, European Account Director, Dun and Bradstreet
“Naomh joined the team for the University of Ulster's course in Digital Media Communication and made an immediate impact in her classes to students. Naomh's experience working with all kinds of clients, from government contracts on small to medium enterprise (SME) work, shines through in her work on our course.”
Professor Maurice Mulvenna, Head of Computer Science Ulster University
“Naomh hosted our annual charity show for Save the Children, she was fantastic, entertained the crowd, held the night together and delivered in style. A class act! Thank you.”
Neil Turkington, Director, Celine’s Fashion / Save the Children