Local Enterprise Week 2022

Local Enterprise Week 2022

Join Us for Local Enterprise Week 2022

We are delighted to invite you to our Local Enterprise Week 2022! Taking place from Monday 7th to Friday the 11th March, we have organised a diverse programme of FREE events to cater for your business needs. Whether you are an SME, entrepreneur or a start-up, we have an event to suit you!

We invite you to use Local Enterprise Week as an opportunity to make time for you and your business. Be informed and inspired by a great line-up of speakers and topics throughout the week. Discover the supports and programmes available to help you and your business to thrive.

Click on any of our events below to learn more. We can't wait to see you!

Full Schedule for Local Enterprise Week 2022 LEO Kerry

Tuesday 8th March

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9.30am to 11.30am

Public Relations on a Shoestring

In this FREE two-hour workshop during Local Enterprise Week, you will learn the secrets of public relations from an industry expert. There will be ideas you can implement straight away, which will make a real impact to your business or organisation.

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2pm to 3.30pm

Retail & Food Service 2022 - Expert Views

Two of Irelands leading business owners will share their formula and views for 2022. Journalist, food writer and Co-Founder of the Itsa Café and Restaurant chain, Domini Kemp will be joined by pioneering and multi award winning retailer Rachel Doyle from Arboretum Following a presentation from both of the guest speakers, they will join two business owners from the county for a panel discussion on the future of the retail and foodservice sector in your county. Retail and Foodservice expert James Burke will facilitate this session.

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6.30pm to 9pm

Start your Own Business course

If you are committed to focusing on your new business and completing a business plan then this 8 week course is for you.

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Wednesday 9th March

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9.30am to 11am 

Topical HR & Employment Law update

2022 is already looking like a year that we will see many legislative updates and The HR Suite is here to guide you through it all. Delivered by Caroline Reidy of The HR Suite, this exclusive, high-end webinar will address the key legislative updates we can expect in 2022 including, Statutory Sick Leave, Right to Request Remote Working, Work-Life Balance Bill, Gender Pay Gap Reporting, Protected Disclosure Legislation, Redundancy Payments (Lay off, Short Time and Calculation of Reckonable Service) Bill 2021 and many, many more. We will also be discussing HR pillars for setting your strategic goals for 2022 including Performance Management & Development, Training & Learning and Change Management. 

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9.30am to 12pm

Start your Own Business course

If you are committed to focusing on your new business and completing a business plan then this 8 week course is for you.

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9.30am to 12.30pm

How to Advertise on Facebook & Instagram (Level 1)

Facebook offers small businesses an amazing and affordable way to get into the newsfeed and Stories of thousands of potential customers for just a few Euro. You can target people based on their location (1-2 miles from your town or within your county or nationwide) based on their age and gender, whether they are married, single or engaged and what they are interested in i.e., if they are interested in the product or service you offer. (Facebook owns Instagram so your ads will target people on both Instagram and Facebook.)

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Thursday 10th March

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9.30am to 11am

Advanced Search Engine Optimisation webinar

This FREE 1.5 hour webinar will cover: Core Web Vitals: what are they and why are they important? ; Latest content-specific guidelines: directly from Google ; Modern markup: JSON-LD and schema.org for SEO

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Friday 11th March

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11am to 12pm 

Building A Better Business: LEAN for Micro Infomation event

Business across Ireland are taking strides to improve their competitiveness by reducing costs and increasing their profit through the Lean for Micro programme.The decision to get started is the hard part and this FREE session will introduce lean tools and thinking, key steps and challenges to getting started, practical examples from companies on their 1st steps and some practical exercises that you can apply in your business the next day.

We will hear from Local Businesses that have taken part in the program, sharing their experience and hearing the impact it had. In addition, the workshop will show you the way to get started, who to connect with and what supports are available. If you are a micro enterprise looking to take your first steps in lean, this workshop is for you.

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