In the spotlight
  • Become an IABCN member today

    As a member of the Irish Chamber, you will interact with CEOs, Presidents and other executives of some the country’s largest energy companies, medical institutions, insurance companies, financial service companies and retail convenience chains.

    As the area’s preeminent business networking organization, the IABCN promotes frequent networking opportunities for Irish and Irish American business people, which encourage, increase and further the business interests of its members.

    Networking opportunities include both “in person” events and online via our Members Only Linked In group, Facebook and Twitter pages.

    Live meetings regularly include breakfasts with guest speakers, luncheon symposiums with panels of experts, and social networking events.

  • Members in the Spotlight

    We want to highlight our wonderful members – and we have many ways to do so!

    Member Spotlight – Are you interested in hosting your own Member Spotlight event? Click HERE for more information, or email us. This is a great opportunity to promote your business and how you can be “go-to” member in your industry.

    Member Highlight – We will also highlight members in our regular email communications. Send us your news for inclusion in the next email!

    Member News – Our new site allows us to share member news on our interactive blog page. In addition to our blog, we will also share news on our very active social media pages.

    For more information, please email or call 215-772-3101.

  • Belfast Homecoming 2016

    SAVE THE DATES: 12th – 14th October, Belfast Homecoming 2016

    Global invite to Diaspora leaders who can encourage trade, forge commercial partnerships and greenlight the investment decisions which will build the peace and foster prosperity in Belfast.

    Key areas for promotion during the Belfast International Homecoming will be:
    • Financial Tech and Software
    • Start-Ups and Innovation
    • Capital investment and Conference Business in our Tourism Sector.

  • Thank you to our Lead Ambassador Club Sponsor

  • New York New Belfast Conference

    NYNB16-Logo-smallJune 2nd – 3rd, Fordham University

    The seventh annual New York-New Belfast conference will take place at the prestigious Fordham University – Lincoln Center. The conference will spotlight the bridges of progress and prosperity being built between the citizens of the two great cities of New York and Belfast, looking optimistically to the future while celebrating our shared past. Belfast’s delegation of community, cultural and business leaders will meet with their New York counterparts to discuss investment, embedding the peace, tourism, the arts and how they can work together to the mutual benefit of their communities.

    Front and center in our discussions will be the digital rise of Belfast. This year, we will place a special focus on matchmaking between our partners, allowing Irish American organizations, businesses and institutions to showcase their offering to our Belfast delegation.

    Highlights of the program will include: a visit to the World Trade Center hosted by Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties Inc.Join us for our 2-day program of informative and inspiring discussions, the presentation of The Irish Echo’s Irish American of the Year Award to Congressman Peter King, the ninth annual US-Ireland Top 50 Companies luncheon, and our farewell finale.

    IABCN members, KPMG, Invest Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland Bureau, and Tourism Ireland will be headline sponsors for this event.

    To learn more, please click HERE.

  • Congratulations Kevin Kent!

    IABCN Chairman, Kevin D. Kent, has been named to the Annual Pennsylvania Super Lawyers/Rising Stars List.

    Conrad O’Brien is pleased to announce that 15 of the Firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion on the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers/Rising Stars Lists. The annual list recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves with professional achievement in their Pennsylvania legal practice.  Only the top 5% of Pennsylvania attorneys are recognized for this professional distinction every year.

    To read more, please click HERE. 


Membership in IABCN provides contact and interaction at the highest levels within a wide variety of businesses in the Greater Philadelphia region and throughout Ireland. Click here to learn more.

In the media

We share member news and events, along with news from Ireland and our Irish-American community here in the Greater Philadelphia region. Click here to learn more.

In Loving Memory

Jim McLaughlin

We will continue to raise funds for our James J. McLaughlin Jr. '70 Memorial Scholarship throughout the year.

You may donate online at St. Joseph's University website.

** Very important: please be sure to designate the purpose of your gift. In the "Other Designation" section, please note "James J. McLaughlin, Jr. '70 Scholarship Fund".

Email for information on how you can donate via check.

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