• Feasibility Studies
  • Business & Financial Planning
  • Venue Design & Development
  • Venue Management
  • Organisational Development
  • Grants & Funding for events
  • Event Promotion & Management
  • Operator Selection & tendering Processes

IMD Group

We provide the best independent advice and management solutions. Founder Nicky Dunn OBE has over 25 years experience and has built a reputation based on integrity, extensive industry knowledge and a realistic approach.

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Nicky provided wonderful guidance and insights whilst undertaking an Operational and Marketing review of the National Concert Hall. Her in-depth knowledge of the business ensured that the review was both practical and visionary

Magaret Ryan
Chair NCH Board

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Nicky was excellent in assessing competing projects and provided deep insights into the key areas of differentiation in a challenging environment.

Ger O'Mahoney
Partner Price Waterhouse Coopers

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Nicky has an insightful, professional and helpful approach.  She knows how to make a profit whilst maintaining relationships.  I would have no hesitation in recommending her.

Peter McNaney
Chief Executive Belfast City Council

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Nicky has played a central role in assessing the viability of our project and in engaging with the Mayor of Bucharest to obtain Public Authority support.  Her detailed knowledge of venue business planning and management has been key to our Team.

Michael Bell
Chairman Black Pearl Property

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Nicky has brought a wealth of experience of the commercial side of the entertainment business to her role as a Trustee of the Lyric Theatre. Her breadth of experience elsewhere, has been invaluable to the theatre at such a crucial stage in its development.

Mark Carruthers CBE
Chairman Lyric Theatre Belfast

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Nicky Dunn is one of the most professional individuals I have ever worked with in venue management. I could not recommend her more highly.

John Giddings
Agent to The Rolling Stones, U2, Lady Gaga, Madonna

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