Dublin Innovation Conference: Meet the Sponsors

Who's Behind the Conference?

As the IPBN gears up to showcase Portugal's dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem in Dublin, we invite you to get to know a bit more about the companies behind the conference who have put their stamp on the event to provide attendees with an in-depth introduction to doing business in Portugal. As this event intends to highlight the dynamism and diversity of the country's entrepreneurial scene, thanks are in order to those who have made it possible. They include QP Savills, IPBN member companies Waratah PropertiesTax Libris, Wyndham Grand Algarve Residences, and IPBN Executive Partners Skanstec Engineering and Brookes Property Group.

QP Savills, represented by Marketing Director Amy Kerins, is a leading real estate agent in Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo that deals with some of the most remarkable and enchanting properties in the area. As the local Savills associates, they have access to over 700 owned and associated Savills offices worldwide, and more than 40,000 people in over 70 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. With this exceptional back-up, they are perfectly placed to help vendors sell their property. For buyers, their local property portfolio features over 200 beautiful properties alone. Their 25 years of experience in the local property market also enables them to independently recommend legal, architectural, financial, construction, and design professionals who meet the highest standards. 

Waratah Properties, represented by Clair Silva, Sales & Marketing Specialist, is a sales and marketing team with a wealth of knowledge in this international property market, particularly in Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, and the surrounding areas. The IPBN has the honor of speaking to Claire in a recent spotlight interview, in which we learned that the company is driven by customer care and an aim is to source the right property for the right client at the right price.

TaxLibris, represented by IPBN Board member and Senior Partner Pedro Teixeira, has one clear mission: to provide an excellent service to companies and other institutions in the areas of Accounting, Tax, and Consultancy, with a quality approach, accuracy, and confidentiality terms, in accordance with the parameters defined by the Statute of the profession and other applicable legislation. With over 15 years in the market and a multidisciplinary team, the company is able to offer a wide range of customized solutions. It has offices in Lisbon and Setúbal, featuring an offer that goes beyond our borders.

Wyndham Grand Algarve Residences, represented by Ana Damásio, Director of Real Estate Sales & Marketing, is set within Quinta do Lago, an award-winning active lifestyle resort in the South of Portugal. The residences, ranging from 1-bedroom apartments to 3-bedroom penthouses, are the only developments ready for immediate occupation within this prestigious resort, having been designed and furnished to the highest standards. The company offers tailored ownership packages that appeal to investors and lifestyle buyers alike. Residence owners benefit from exclusive privileges, including a dedicated concierge, complimentary 5-year membership to The Registry Collection®, and access to the hotel's five-star facilities, including the Grand Spa, gym, swimming pools, and the highly acclaimed restaurant XXL by Olivier.

Skanstec, represented by Declan Wynne, Managing Director, is a specialist engineering company delivering key infrastructural projects in the Energy & Telecommunication Sectors. With operations in various locations across Europe, the Skanstec Team has a strong reputation for successfully delivering fast-track, mission-critical projects to exceptionally high standards. The company's expertise in design, engineering, construction, testing, and commissioning, enables them to deliver complex turnkey projects in a controlled manner. Skanstec operates with a partnering mindset and the company culture is driven by standards & excellence. Skanstec has the following accreditation: ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, and ISO 45001 Health & Safety and the CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland.

Brookes Property Group, represented by Chris Whitelock, Business Manager, was originally established in 1986 as Chartered Certified Accountants. The company diversified in 2004 and has since become a multi-faceted property investment company, helping clients maximize their investments and create wealth. With care taken at every step, the company specializes in promotion, project management, tax planning and the sourcing of new land and opportunities. In 2017 they also expanded into development, with current projects in Portugal, the Bahamas, and the UK. Brookes values the relationships they hold with their clients, and the advice they give is tailored to meet each client’s personal needs. A property in a faraway country where the sun shines year-round is the dream of many. Brookes makes this dream a reality and makes property purchases simple and profitable while providing total peace of mind throughout the process. 

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