Local Enterprise Week 2017

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The second nationally co-ordinated ‘Local Enterprise Week’ commences on Monday, 6th March. Organised by the Local Enterprise Offices, these events are aimed at anyone thinking of starting a business, new start-ups and growing SMEs.

A wide range of events are scheduled in Cork city, covering retail / food / Brexit / digital / franchising / succession planning and many others which will be of interest to those involved in the micro business sector in the city.  The week will also be a good opportunity for people to learn from the experiences of others, get practical advice and make new contacts. More information on events can be viewed on our Brochure and the table below.

Local Enterprise Week – events in Cork at a glance. 

Monday March 06th

It's all about the CustomerClayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork City  08.00 Free Event - Book Here

Starting Local, Growing Global - a Women in Business event

Springfort Hall, County House Hotel, Mallow09.00  Free Event - Book Here
Shaping Ireland's Future - UCC CUBS Conference 2017Cork Opera House09.30Tickets €50 - Book here
The 50 things to know before you start a Business!Board Room, Port of Cork17.30Free Event - Book Here

Tuesday March 07th

Brand Storytelling: The foundation of your Growth Strategy -  Taste Cork event                  Macdonald Kinsale Hotel & Spa, Rathmore Rd.09:00 Free Event - Book Here
Business Advice Clinics (for CIT students)Nimbus Centre, CIT09:30Free Event - book through CIT
Bouncing Back from the Abyss - Entrepreneurial Success StoriesCreative Zone, Boole Library, UCC13.00Free Event - Book here
Books for Business - Titles to InspireCentral Library, Grand Parade, Cork City18:00  Free Event - Book Here

Wednesday March 08th

Trading Online: The Power of Digital Engagement for Your Business                                 Rochestown Park Hotel     09:00Free Event - Book Here
Business Advice ClinicsLEO Office, City Hall09:30Free - Book Here
Business Advice Clinics (for companies at CIT)Nimbus Centre, CIT09:30Free - book though CIT
Partnership and EnterpriseCouncil Chamber, City Hall10:30Free Event - Book Here

Brexit-Proof your Business

Maryborough House Hotel13:30Free Event - Details Here
Franchising - a Proven Formula for SuccessBanking Hall, AIB, South Mall18:00Free Event - Book Here
Start Your Own Business - 6 week programmeImperial Hotel, Cork18:30€100 - Book Here

Thursday March 09th

Creative Business: Building a Brand in the gift/fashion/design Sectors    Inchydoney Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty09:30  Free Event - Book Here        

Pitfalls and Practicalities - professionalising your Start-Up

Bank of Ireland - Workbench 70 St. Patrick's St., Cork10:00

Free Event - email cian.moriarty@fodlaw.ie

Libraries for Business 

Hollyhill Library, Knocknaheeny10:30Free Event - Book Here

 Taste Cork - Food Innovation Workshop

Cork Incubator Kitchens, Carrigaline14:00Free Event - Book Here

 The Entrepreneurial Journey - Your Destiny!

Starting at the Atrium, City Hall17:30Free Event - Book Here


Friday March 10th

CIT Prize for Innovation Competition - part of Innovation Week, CIT            Cork Institute of Technology    TBC  Information Here
Becoming an Entrepreneur in IrelandHollyhill Library, Knocknaheeny12:30Invite Only
Succession Planning for Family BusinessNorthside for Business Campus, North Ring Road, Cork city14:00Free Event - Book Here
Innovation in Irish Food and Drink: Past, Present and Future (10th - 12th March)UCC18:30Book Here