SFA National Small Business Showcase


The SFA National Small Business Showcase will take place on Wednesday, 1 February 2017 in Hall 3 (Serpentine Hall), RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 from 12:30pm – 6pm.

Basic details 

As a showcase of positivity, this event will highlight the entrepreneurship, innovation and achievements of small enterprises in Ireland. The exhibiting companies are all finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2017 and the event is open to the public.

This event offers a great networking opportunity to build relationships with award winning companies in a positive environment.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD will officially open the event at 2:15pm.

At this year's event we are launching the 'SFA Speaker's Corner' where a series of short presentations will be delivered throughout the event. Expert speakers will share insights into key areas of interest for small business - the line up so far includes:

  • SFA - Ciara McGuone - Rules of retention
  • IE Domain Registry - Jeff Sheridan - Improving user experience on your website
  • Three - Padraig Sheerin - Irish Business Mindset Survey Report
  • Skillnets - Brian Colleran - Importance of management training for small business
  • Enterprise Ireland - Damien McCarney - Scaling your business
  • DHL - Paul Toomey, - Diversification and the role of eCommerce in entering new markets
  • AIB - Finance and Leasing

The SFA Awards sponsors will also be running 1-1 clinics during the event where you can get expert advice for your business:

  • SFA - HR and Employment Law advice
  • IE Domain Registry - Digital Health Index - getting the most from online tools, speed test your website
  • Bord Bia - Supports for food businesses
  • Three - small businesses can take an online quiz on use of technology in their business
  • DHL - Logistics-based queries including customs, cost of logistics, diversifying to new markets, ecommerce, importing
  • AIB - Finance and Leasing
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • SEAI
  • Energia
  • Skillnets

View highlights from last year’s event.

The event is entirely free of charge to attend but you must pre-register online: www.sfa.ie/0/showcase2017