Damian Morgan has an in depth knowledge of both the leisure and music industries. As a young man Damian spent seven years travelling, working as a street musician and in the pub trade. During this time he lived in many countries including the U.S.A, Germany, France and Australia. In 1989 he moved to London where he worked his way up through the industry to become the owner of five pubs called “Captain Morgans Pub Group”. In 2007 Damian formed G.I.F.T. (Growing Independent Free Trade) a consultancy company that presently has over 700 pubs/clubs as members. He currently works as a director of G.I.F.T.
Peter Maguire has been involved in running festivals and events for the last 30 years in Ireland and the UK. He was the Entertainment Director of the Rose of Tralee International Festival for 5 years and over the last 8 years has been the production/stage manager for the Celebration of Christy Hennessy & Songwriters Festival which is held in Tralee each November. Peter has a comprehensive network of contacts in the music and entertainment business ranging from musicians and performers to promoters, booking agents and managers and other professionals who support the technical and organisational needs of the entertainment industry. He is an active supporter of new talent and has been a judge on a number of songwriting competitions.
The MVC team members have previously had successful business and working careers based on the fundamental ethics of providing a high standard of service. Now working together, they intend to combine their extensive knowledge and experience to provide a first-class service to the entertainment industry.