Speaking Experience

Jill has a wide variety of presenting and speaker experience, having spoken recently at:

Sep 2019 24 Stories Conference Panel “Building our tribe”

May 2017 Launch of 2017 OMIG Awards

omig awards 2017 launch

March 2017 Women Inspire Network, Cork “How to Use Content and Social Media to Drive Results for Your Business”

Women Inspire Network Cork

March 2017 “Ignite Your Potential”, Limerick “How to Leverage Your Brand for your Digital Marketing”

ignite your potential

November 2016 BOI Enterprise Week Workbench Galway “How to Use Digital and Social to Drive Results for Your Business”

BOI Workbench Galway

October 2016 NWED West The Markievicz Panel “How To Make Social Media Rock for You”

nwed west 2016

October 2016 SIINDA Local Reach 2016 “The Power of Content and Social for SMBs”


June 2016 Start Up Panel Speaker at Wild Atlantic StartUp Conference Limerick


March 2016 Social Media Summit Ireland “Building a Trusted Online Brand using Content and Social Media”

Social Media Summit Ireland March 2016

“Jill spoke at the social media summit in 2016 and according to our feedback survey she was one of the most popular speakers! Jill is very knowledgeable and delivers her talk in a simple understandable way. I would highly recommend Jill for any event. In fact I have Jill speaking at my next Women’s event!” – Samantha Kelly, organiser Social Media Summit Ireland

October 2015 Panel at Start Up Gathering Galway

The Entrepreneurs’ View, Panel discussion with entrepreneurs under the theme Start, Scale, Succeed from Ireland, with Sarah Roarty (CEO, N17 Craft Brewery) Jill Holtz (CEO, MyKidsTime) Wayne Allen (CEO, Embo Medical) Deirdre Lee (CEO, Derilinx) Mike Hannon (Co-Founder, PlanNet 21).


September 2015 Keogh Somers and Chartered Accountants Mid West Society “A Woman’s World? The Challenges and rewards facing women in technology today”

keogh somers event

Panel discussion with Groupon Director John McCall, Jill Holtz, social media expert and international speaker, Jenny Brennan and founder of Girlcrew, Elva Carri shared their experiences of how they have succeeded in their businesses and what challenges they faced.

June 2015 SAP Business Women Network Galway “Leadership and Motivation”

sap business women's network

As our first guest speaker for the Business Women Network in Galway, we had the great pleasure to welcome Jill Holtz. Following the theme “Let’s get engaged”, Jill encouraged her audience to think about their work achievements, about their motivations, greatest moments and biggest challenges. She stressed the importance of reflecting ourselves and our goals regularly and inspired everyone to develop themselves and not to be afraid of moving forward. Jill’s inviting and open personality lead to a comfortable atmosphere for everyone to share their experiences and take away insightful tips about career and self-development. Overall a highly inspiring presentation!” – Frederique Loiseau, Lena Stadelmann and Nadine Stille (Committee members of the SAP Business Women Network Galway)

DMX Dublin March 2015 “How We Built One of the Most Trusted Online Brands for Parents using Content and Social Media”


Business Women Can Dublin February 2015 “How we grew Mykidstime.com”

ulster bank business women can event february 2015

Munster SME Expo November 2015 “10 Key Factors that Led to our Social Media Success”

Jill is an engaging and entertaining speaker who talks about her experience in business and social media in a practical way that helps other business owners. Her down to earth approach helps the audience identify with her story and embrace her words of wisdom! I would be very happy to recommend Jill to anyone looking for a high quality business speaker. – Elaine Carroll, Mespil Solutions

NUI Galway Entrepreneur Society October 2014 Panel Speaker


OMIG August 2014 “How we engaged 400,000 parents on Facebook”

We invited Jill to speak at one of our monthly OMIG events and found her to be highly entertaining and very knowledgeable about social media and Facebook in particular. We got great feedback from our members about Jill’s talk and would have no hesitation in recommending her. – Maricka Burke-Keogh, OMIG