Local Enterprise Week Events List

#MakingItHappen: Local Enterprise Week Goes Virtual for 2021


Local Enterprise Week is organised every year by the 31 Local Enterprise Offices across the country and all events are taking place virtually from Monday, March 1st to Friday, March 5th. This year’s schedule includes ten ‘Spotlight’ events which are organised by individual Local Enterprise Offices and open to every business – wherever you’re based.


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

You can view the full Local Enterprise Week event brochure for Mayo here!

Date 

Time 

Event Title

Description

Cost and More Information

Monday March 1st9:30am - 10:45 am

Benefits of Green for your Business - Launching Green for Micro

This practical ‘how to’ event will help you to ‘Green’ your business and benefit from practical guidance on how to make your business more sustainable. Discover the benefits of doing so and listen to case studies from those who have already done it. You will learn how to market your green business credentials as a unique selling point. Attendees will also learn how to access ‘Green for Micro’ supports from their Local Enterprise Office.

Free

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Monday March 1st11am - 1pmSpring Back & Step Forward: Building Leadership & ResilienceA highly motivational online event, focusing on developing leadership and resilience to adapt to the challenges and opportunities facing businesses today. The line-up of speakers includes Emma Jones of Enterprise Nation and explorer and inventor Mark Pollock.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Monday March 1st7pm -10pmEffective Marketing for Small BusinessThis 6-week training programme will provide you with the tools your small business needs to market your product/service in a more effective way.

€60

Register Here

Tuesday March 2nd10am - 1pmBuilding The NewA dynamic morning session focusing on innovation and opportunity. This event features a selection of new businesses, including those which began as a result of Covid-19 and those which have had to innovate. Speakers include Damian Young of the National Design Innovation Hub, Gourmet Tart 
Company and Dough Bros.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Tuesday March 2nd10am - 1pmDeveloping Your Business Online in the Covid Changed World
This workshop, delivered over two mornings, is designed to assist micro businesses make informed decisions as to the time and money investment they will need to make in building their business and brand online.

Free

Register Here

Tuesday March 2nd2pm - 4pmGrowing Lean:
One Small Step or One Giant Leap, Getting Started with Lean
The biggest challenge which many business- owners face, is how to get started with LEAN. The event will set out the many supports available as well as an introduction to Lean Thinking – which will cover the basics, and how it is applied. It will also feature a selection of businesspeople who will share their experience of introducing LEAN into their businesses.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Wednesday March 3rd9:30am - 1pmAgriTech Revolution in Farming and FoodThis fast-paced interactive conference will examine how AgriTech has transformed farming and continues to help the sector thrive. Speakers will explore how using technology can put Ireland at the forefront of sustainable agriculture and where the export opportunities are.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Wednesday March 3rd2pm - 4:30pmCreative Connections: Enabling your B-2-B Online OpportunitiesAimed at entrepreneurs in creative sectors, this event is designed to showcase opportunities through developing online tools for selling to the Trade. It will provide a forum for best practice sharing with expert speakers and peer learning by listening to entrepreneurs who have travelled the road of developing B2B online selling tools.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Thursday March 4th10am - 11:30amEngage for Growth with David Meade

A highly energetic and interactive session introducing the psychology of leadership and providing a practical toolkit for effective business management.

David Meade, internationally renowned speaker, BBC TV presenter, and expert on what makes humans ‘tick’, will deliver deep insights, new techniques, and vital takeaways to help you succeed in business.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Thursday March 4th10am - 1pmIntroduction to Starting Your Own BusinessThis highly interactive workshop aims to give participants a clearer picture of how to proceed with their business idea.

FREE

Register Here

Thursday March 4th4pm - 5:30pmS.M.A.R.Tech for StartUpsThis dynamic event is aimed at technology start-ups who want to learn more about supports for their business growth. Speakers from both private and public sector will discuss new digital transformation technologies such as IoT, Industry 4.0, Automation, Robotics and Data Analysis. The event includes a virtual tour of the Dell Customer Solution Centre and the new campus in Limerick of the Confirm Centre for Smart Manufacturing.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Thursday March 4th7pm - 8:15pmMasterclass: Health checking your business for its forward journey.Blaise Brosnan, Management Resource Institute author and business guru, will deliver a masterclass assessing the financial health of your business. He will examine working capital, cashflow management and financial challenges and will tease out the issues while offering a range of practical solutions which you can both understand and use.

FREE 

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Friday March 5th9:30am - 12:30pmTrading Online Voucher Information Webinar

This innovative scheme helps small businesses to develop their online presence by offering vouchers, valued at up to €2,500, towards website development or digital marketing strategy.

This interactive online information session will cover various topics, including developing a website, digital marketing, social media for business and search engine optimisation. The information provided is impartial and will help you decide what trading online options are right for your business.

FREE

https://www.localenterprise.ie/week

Friday March 5th 10am - 1pmPricing, Costing & Debt Collection Workshop

This workshop aims to illustrate the importance of having a pricing and costing system in place and to includes practical examples on how to manage cashflow.

FREE

Register Here

Friday March 5th1pm - 2pm

What next for your digital business presence?

Automated early customer engagement systems, does automated mean less personal?

Running a website is like running a physical business premises, with more visitors comes more work. But how can you hire staff to take care of customers visiting your website?
This information session aims to provide participants with a demonstration of how clone technology can help improve efficiencies in their business using free tools available online.

FREE

Register Here

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