Local Enterprise Week 2024 Clare Events

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Local Enterprise Week is organised every year by the 31 Local Enterprise Offices across the country and all events are taking place from Monday 4th to Friday 8th March.

This year’s schedule includes some ‘Spotlight’ events which are organised by individual Local Enterprise Offices and open to every business – wherever you’re based! 

Find out what supports and programmes are the best fit for your business to help face the challenges ahead - book your place today at LocalEnterprise.ie/Week



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Monday 4th March

10.00am - 12.00pm

Embracing Sustainability for Success in Hair, Beauty & Wellness

If you are a small business in the hair, beauty or wellness space with up to 50 employees, join us for this event and see how we can help you get a grant of up to €5,000 to help with your energy costs going forward.

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10.00am - 12.00pm

Optimise LinkedIn for Your Business

Whether you have a product or service, LinkedIn could offer you a new way to speak to and attract new customers. This short 3-hour work shop will help you grasp the basics and get LinkedIn working for your business.

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Tuesday 5th March

7.15am - 9.30am

Navigating and Understanding the Export Journey

This event is aimed at those in the engineering space who are considering expanding their business globally, or who already have an international presence and have an ambition to scale and grow that presence further.

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9.30am - 12.30pm

Advertising on Facebook & Instagram (2-part course)

This two-part course will explain what you need to know in order to advertise on Facebook and Instagram including how to target your ads, measure the enquiries & sales and improve the performance of your ads.

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4.00pm - 6.00pm

LEAN for Business Information Event

Have you considered going 'lean' in your business? This 2hr information session will cover how Lean methods have proven themselves beneficial in the promotion of efficiency in the work place.

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Wednesday 6th March

9.30am - 11.30am

Online Security Awareness & Safety Training

Join us for a 10-step practical guide to protect your business from online threats. Learn what steps your small / micro business needs to take to protect confidential business data, your business website & customer data.

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10.00am - 11.30am

Achieve your Goals in Business

This workshop offers you a unique opportunity to glean insights from a professional who has collaborated with icons like Sir Richard Branson. Join us to recentre your goals, rekindle your focus, and revolutionize your approach to achieving high performance. Don't miss this chance to unlock your full potential!

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2.00pm - 4.00pm

Spotlight Event - "Understanding & leveraging future trends for your business"

Two international experts on Future Trends will present to a national audience as part of Enterprise Week 2024. The first session to be provided by Nancy Rademaker who will provide deeply insightful view on new trends impacting and creating opportunities for your business. The second part will be presented by Ady Floyd from TrendHunter and will build on Nancy’s presentation, providing a toolkit to help you ensure your products and services are fit for future market needs.

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6.00pm - 8.00pm

Start Your Own Business 2 Hour Workshop

Are you thinking of starting your own business? This workshop will help you develop an awareness & practical understanding of the steps involved in becoming self-employed.

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Thursday 7th March

12.00pm - 1.30pm

Spotlight Event - "The Sustainability imperative for your business success"

World renowned Natural History & Environmental Broadcaster Liz Bonnin's lively stage talk will focus on her learnings and experience of over 40 years of environmental and wildlife programming. It will lean into how important a healthy planet is, what she has seen happen to the natural world - and what we need to change about the way we live in order to support the planet and secure our future. It'll cover topics such as the roles of healthy ecosystems, climate change, biodiversity loss, the way we consume, the changes we can make as consumers and investors and the systemic change needed to truly solve all of our environmental crises  “if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem”

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12.00pm - 3.00pm

Women in Business: Building a Brand with Style

Join us for a powerful afternoon of connection & inspiration at our Women in Business Network event. Connect with fellow female entrepreneurs & learn from our very special guest speaker, Sinead O'Brien of Sineads Curvy Style.

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2.00pm - 4.00pm

How to Write a Business Plan

This workshop will show you how to outline & format a business plan & detail what information you should be including.

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Friday 8th March

10.00am - 11.00am

Planning for Business Growth information session

Are you looking to grow your business in the next 3 years? Join our information session to find out more about our upcoming management development program.

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2.00pm - 4.00pm

Trading Online Voucher Information Webinar

The TOV scheme offers small businesses the opportunity to apply for funding up to the value of €2,500 to develop and improve their online trading presence

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National Enterprise Awards 2024

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