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YLNI 2016 Conference

Abacus are proud sponsors of the fifth annual YLNI 2016 Conference.

The Young Leaders NI Conference is titled ‘Take The Lead’

Abacus have supported YLNI since 2012 and are thrilled to be sponsoring the Young Leaders NI’s fifth Annual Conference, sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills in association with Abacus Recruitment, PWC and Ulster Bank, will take place on Friday 27th May (click here for full details).

The YLNI event, hosted by David Meade, will feature speakers who have excelled in areas including achieving your goals, brand management and entrepreneurship, and will also feature the Herbert Smith Freehills ‘Young Leader of the Year’ Award, which highlights an outstanding young professional who has shown exceptional leadership skills.

Abacus Sponsors the Young Leaders 2016 Conference

Abacus Sponsors the Young Leaders 2016 Conference

(YLNI 2016 Launch Conference, Pictured; Damian Farrell: Associate Director Abacus, Sinead Fox: YLNI Organiser, Stuart John: Associate Director Abacus, Roisin Moss: Legal Account Executive)

In addition we are very excited for the keynote speaker, Lady Michelle Mone OBE (Entrepreneur, Founder of Ultimo and UTan) and other speakers, the conference will feature the presentation of the Herbert Smith Freehills Young Leader of the Year Award, highlighting an outstanding young professional who has shown exceptional leadership skills.

The award seeks to highlight exceptional leadership skills by young professionals in Northern Ireland from any background or industry – so if you or someone you know deserves to be recognised for their achievements, then submit a nomination!  Nomination forms are available by emailing or by visiting and following the links to download.  Award application receipt deadline is strictly 5pm, Wednesday 11th May.  Please send any queries to

Thanks to those who have already submitted entries, and good luck to all the entrants.  We look forward to seeing you on the 27th!