About the Babble Team
Babble grew out of the success of a number of events management projects. These events built strong brands, loyal customers and engaged communities.
Babble Marketing Director
Joanne has over 20 years of experience in specialist sales, marketing and business development for SME businesses. She also has extensive experience working in the public sector with local councils on economic revitalisation projects.
She is highly skilled in creating collaborative partnerships and relationships that can be utilized to grow your business. She also brings a wealth of experience in branding and creating narratives to position businesses in the marketplace.
With an MSc in Business Development & Innovation, she brings the latest insights and research to Babble’s consulting service.
Joanne is a passionate supporter of local business, communities and business recovery. She also has a proven track record in delivering highly commended food fairs and markets.
Jilly Dougan of Yellow Door
“I trust Joanne implicitly. She has our best interests at heart and works with us to build our brand. Her dedication, organisation and drive are second to none.”
Pauric McGowan, PhD
Business Mentor and Strategic Marketing Consultant
Pauric McGowan has been involved in shaping entrepreneurial learning in universities and colleges. As a member of the Northern Ireland Small Business Institute, he was also involved in the training and mentoring of owner-managers of entrepreneurial small to medium-sized enterprises.
He is a Distinguished Business Fellow of Ulster University in recognition of his work at the interface between the business practitioner community and the University. Pauric is also a Fellow of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, a Fellow of the Higher Education Association and a Fellow of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, (ISBE).
Pauric can help give you the confidence to formulate and implement transformative change.
Dr Sharon Ponsonby-McCabe
Get in touch to see how you can grow your business.