The Kanchi Network holds bi-monthly networking events which will be hosted by each of the Kanchi Network Founding Members



Kanchi Dine in the Dark

Kanchi Dine in the Dark is a pop-up restaurant with a difference. Guided by a team of visually impaired hosts, guests will enjoy a truly unique dining experience as they sample food prepared by Ireland’s top chefs, whilst immersed in complete darkness.

Clickk here for more information on Kanchi Dine in the Dark & Taste of Dublin

More information wll be made available here in the run up to Kanchi Dine in the Dark

Date: 14th- 17th June

Location: Ivy Gardens Dublin 2


Kanchi Ability Café

The Ability Café is a new initiative for Kanchi Network members which will provide our members with additional practical support and advice in creating inclusive business.

Designed as a bi-monthly informal session, we welcome members to attend and discuss any elements of their disability strategy with our Ability team.

Topics which members may wish to discuss could include: Where to start in creating inclusive business; Improving your recruitment or retention policies; creating an accessible environment; marketing to people with disabilities; or ensuring high quality customer service for people with disabilities. You are welcome to discuss these or any other areas which are relevant to your organisation.

Date: Thursday 24th May

Time: 8am – 10am

Location: Kanchi, Ground Floor, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2

Join the Conversation

Date: Thursday 26th of April

Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm

Location: The Westbury Hotel

RSVp to: [email protected]

The Retention Question

This practical and engaging event will feature a panel of experts, presenting on both traditional and innovative methods designed to address employee retention and the disability business case.

Date: Monday 27th of February

Time: 8am – 10am

Location: The Berkeley Court Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

RSVp to: [email protected]

Launch of Kanchi Network

Location: Arrol Suite, Guinness Storehouse, St James’s Gate, Dublin 8

Date: 17th February 2011

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Founder Member Host: McDonald’s

Date: 28th April 2011

Theme: Customer Service

Location: Aviva Stadium, Havelock Area, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4

Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Founder Member Host: Abbott Ireland

Date: Thursday, June 23rd 2011

Time: 12pm until 3pm

Address: Abbott Vascular, Cashel Road, Clonmel, Tipperary

Theme: Implementing Change & Leadership


‘Ability – it’s at the heart of it…’

Was the latest event brought to you by the Kanchi Network & hosted by Abbott, the overall O2 Ability Award winners of 2010.

The event was an interactive, educational and informative opportunity, enjoyed by all.

Founder Member Host: Citi

Date: 19th of December

Theme: Engagement

Please note that our Online Section is currently under development – if you would like any more information on the Kanchi Network events or the benefits of becoming a member please contact the Kanchi Network Manager, Nikki Hegarty at [email protected]