040006 National Women's Enterprise Day

Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow.
Thursday 12th October, 2017

Local Enterprise Office's Carlow, Kilkenny & Wexford invite you to join them in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow on Thursday 12th October, 2017 to celebrate National Women's Enterprise Day.

This event is no longer available

Registered delegates can enjoy formal and informal networking, commencing at 6.00pm on the evening of Thursday 12th October, 2017 in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow.

Event Overview

6.00pm Registration & Drinks Reception

7.00pm Opening Words & Address

7.45pm Dinner

9.00pm - 10.00 pm Panel Event – MC - Sonya Lennon


Sonya Lennon

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                        A seasoned speaker with clients including Google, Accenture, Citi, AIB, Eversheds, UKTI, Irish Life and Dublin Chamber, designer and entrepreneur Sonya Lennon is a tiny bundle of fearless passion who loves to tell a good yarn. All her experience is woven into story of style, creation and starting from scratch to build value.

Sonya has three decades as a prominent fashion stylist, broadcaster, designer, businesswoman and social entrepreneur. A fervent supporter of Irish Design, she has produced award winning fashion films supporting Irish fashion design and has twice been elected onto the Board of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland and sat on the Advisory Board for Ireland's Year of Design 2015.

frockadvisor is Sonya's current focus, a cross platform digital service supporting over 200 independent fashion retailers and designers. It is an app amplified across social and web, offering discovery, promotion and sales lead generation. frockadvisor is multi-award winning company and a HPSU (High Potential Start Up) client of Enterprise Ireland.                       

The Panel comprises of;

Dr. Xuemei Germaine - Founder & CEO of MicroGen Biotech - an Irish biotech start-up with a mission to feed the world with safer food.

Karen Keane - Founder of Bean & Goose with her sister Natalie - Bean & Goose make chocolate at Last Tree Farm based in the Wexford countryside.

Maura Bell - Manager of the Irish National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford.

Caroline Wafer - Director of EASE; an educational and study equipment company based in County Kilkenny.

To find out more about the panel click here


Booking for this event can be made on the following website: www.localenterprise.ie/kilkenny

Cost of the event: €20 which includes dinner


Hotel Packages: Hotel Accommodation special rates are available from the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow.

Double €69.00 2 people sharing Bed & Breakfast and Single €57.00 Bed & Breakfast 

Just call reservations on 059-9142002 Ext 1 and say that you are attending the National Women’s Enterprise Event.


For further information / enquiries please telephone 059 9129783 or email enterprise@carlowcoco.ie