CSNA Announce 2nd Keynote Speaker For 2020 Conference

By Donna Ahern
CSNA Announce 2nd Keynote Speaker For 2020 Conference

The Convenience Stores & Newsagents Association (CSNA) has announced that Sinead Ryan, journalist, broadcaster and media trainer has been confirmed as the second keynote speaker for its 2020 CSNA National Conference.

The event will take place in Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, Killiney, Dublin on Thursday the 28 of May 2020.

Retailers from all over Ireland are invited to attend the CSNA National Conference to hear of the latest insights, trends and innovations coming on stream in 2021.

Along with speakers Brian Donaldson and Sinead Ryan the CSNA Conference will also include a panel discussion, networking opportunities and a series of interactive workshops, each delivered by renowned retailers who will share their expert knowledge of food, news and magazines, human resources and digital innovations with all workshop participants.

Wealth of Experience 


Ryan has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 16 years writing on consumer, property and personal finance matters.

She writes four weekly columns for the Irish Independent and Herald newspapers along with contributing Op-Eds and features.

Ryan presents ‘The Home Show’ on Newstalk every Saturday morning.

She is also the personal finance expert on ‘Ireland AM’ and Newstalk’s ‘Hard Shoulder with Ivan Yates’ and is in demand on programmes including ‘Claire Byrne Live’, ‘Primetime’ and ‘Drivetime’.

In 2016 Sinead co-presented RTE 1’s “My Money and Me”, a six-part television series.


"In this vital Brexit year, there have never been more challenges facing retailers," said Ryan

"As business owners, it is imperative that we understand what's ahead of us, what threats but also opportunities await us, and how everything from budget management to pensions will impact on our lives and those of our staff in the future".

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