Women in Business Tri County Network Event

Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Tri County Women in Business Network Event taking place in Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co. Leitrim on Monday, 1st July 2019 - 6pm to 8pm approximately.

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Women in Business Tri County Network Event

We look forward to meeting you at our Summer Women in Business event, when we will be joined once again by our colleagues from Counties Leitrim and Westmeath.  The event will be opened by Tri County (Leitrim, Longford and Westmeath) Women in Business Network Chairperson Pat Murphy who will also be MC.  The evening will comprise of a guest speaker and a facilitated networking session at the end.

Our very special guest will be award winning Entrepreneur Evelyn O Toole who will share her story with us.

Evelyn O'Toole

Evelyn O Toole is the Founder and CEO of Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), a native of Clifden in County Galway, and has been a scientist for more than 20 years.  Following her graduation, Evelyn managed an aquaculture laboratory for two and a half years which ended unexpectedly when it burnt down.  Committed to creating a company for her and the other scientists in the west of Ireland, two weeks later, at the age of 25 and using the redundancy money from that job, she set up CLS.

CLS is the largest privately-owned contract laboratory in Ireland and supplies microbiological and analytical testing, and fully trained analysts on contract to clients in the food, environmental, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.  CLS have two facilities, employs 180 staff and partners with leading national and multinational clients with 12% international sales and a client retention rate of 99.3%.  CLS is FDA, HPRA, ISO9001:2015 and ISO17025 (108T) approved.

Evelyn is a judge for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year since 2018 and is on the support centre Committee for Cancer Care West.

Evelyn was named 2018 Ireland's Most Powerful Women:  Top 25 Award Winner - Entrepreneur Award by Women's Executive Network (WXN).  In 2017, she won the Industry EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Irish Tatler Business Woman of the Year Award.  Evelyn was awarded the Outstanding Business Woman of the year in Galway by Network Galway and was also named WMB Business Woman of the Year in 2016.

The facilitated networking session will be led by Nancy Ward from the Entrepreneurs Academy so bring along your business cards.

Nancy Ward

Having commenced her career in accounting and finance in the US following business school education, Nancy Ward came to Ireland and joined the EA as a trainer in 2017.

Nancy is an experienced entrepreneur and has more than 10 years’ experience of running her own business.

We look forward to seeing you all on the night...

A free goody bag is included for all attendees...

Booking is only €10 and early booking is recommended.  Refreshments will be served.