Conor Kenny & Associates
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Real people developing
your people

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Hospitality focused programmes with proven results including:

Management Development

HOD Programmes

Supervisor Programmes

Train the Trainer

Wedding Sales and Brand

Sales & Marketing Programmes

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designed exclusively for hospitality businesses.

not generalists

with measurable, actionable outcomes

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Your choice

Your Needs

Your Budget

At Conor Kenny & Associates
we understand hospitality,
your business and your people.

Bespoke Consultancy

Conor Kenny & Associates is a training, learning and professional development company for the hotel and hospitality industry in Ireland and the UK.

We are experts in getting the best out of your people so that your business achieves its full potential.

This is our purpose, expertise, passion and mission.

Our Services and What We Do

We write and deliver original, actionable and immediately measurable programmes and workshops exclusively for the Hotel & Hospitality business.
Our training and development days include the following as well as bespoke solutions to address your specific goals:

  • Leadership programmes
  • Trainee manager programmes
  • Supervisor’s programmes
  • Management development programmes
  • Managing people programmes
  • Managing conflict workshops
  • Train the trainer programmes
  • Psychology & organisational behaviour workshops
  • Advanced sales skills programme
  • Sales & business development programmes
  • Sales presentation skills
  • Strategic marketing planning
  • Selling more meetings & events
  • Selling more weddings
  • Selling more rooms
  • Selling more f & b
  • Perfect showarounds
  • Idea generation workshops
  • Marketing & defining your message workshop
  • Brand creation & brand building workshops
  • Marketing through LinkedIn
  • Presentation and confidence in presenting skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • What drama can teach business workshops
  • Writing Workshops
  • Writing a reply to complaints
  • Writing a really good menu
  • Writing really good adverts
  • Writing a superb website
  • Employment law & legal support

Our Results

  • Actionable, measurable tailored plans that immediately drive you to your goals, today.
  • Homework you can monitor and see results from instantly and full written reports too.
  • More effective, motivated and focused people.
  • More ownership, pride and accountability.
  • More growth, business and profit.
  • Increased staff retention and far higher motivation.
  • Staff who are fulfilled.
  • Competitive edge.
  • Clear strategies.
  • Clear goals.
  • Clear thinking.

Our Expertise and What Makes Us Different

  • Learning that is exclusively Hotel and Hospitality focused.
  • Original content, designed, written and delivered by us.
  • A blended approach underpinned by expertise and experience in operations, leadership, psychology, drama and enterprise.
  • Our client list and their testimonials
  • We understand the hotel and hospitality industry intimately. It’s our space too.
  • Our specialists are specialists, not generalists.
  • We are people who really care about developing your people
  • We are focused on actionable, measurable, practical, intelligent and immediate results. Results you can see in attitude and achieving clear goals
  • Our business is all about people which is why we anchor everything with our 2 Psychologists.
  • We are the authors of our own programmes, work and content. Though often copied, it’s our original thinking and led to 2 bestselling books.
  • Our original partners, from Third level to The National Theatre School of Ireland.
  • Our globally syndicated articles, our clients and simply, our track record.

Our Credentials

  • Our clients
  • Our testimonials
  • Our Government commissions
  • Our association with Third Level Hotel Schools
  • Our unique partnerships
  • Our International speaking engagements
  • Our experts
  • Our expertise
  • Our track record
  • Our reputation


But don’t take our word for it have a look at Our Clients and Testimonials first.

If you want results, if you want to make something happen, if you want your people and business to develop, then come on in and see what we might do to help.

You can contact us here:

Telephone: +353 61 502069
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Books by Conor Kenny

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Dancing At The Fountain

"This book will be of great interest to the many people who work in the hotel industry"


“A Fascinating book, a Great Book”
Bobby Kerr, Down to Business


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Sales Tales

“A really interesting book“



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What Our Clients Say

  • Paul Carty +

    Thank you and your great team. This was a huge success, I have already seen the benefit to the team

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  • Peter MacCann +

    Conor Kenny & Associates have a genuinely excellent understanding of not only the Hospitality Industry but the fundamentals of running

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  • Deirdre McGlone +

    Conor is really quite a Genius at guiding us through the ups and downs of hotel life!

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  • Padraig O'Ceidigh +

    Companies do not grow, people do. Conor and his team have developed a simple yet effective model to support your

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