Save the Date - National Women's Enterprise Day 2017

Here’s a great Monaghan Women in Business event which you shouldn’t miss!

On Thursday 12th October, Monaghan Women in Business , an initiative of LEO Monaghan, will host its very first National Women’s Enterprise Day celebration in style.


The event, which takes place at 6.30 pm in The Hillgrove Hotel, will also provide you with magnificent opportunities to learn from the experience of others , network, have a great evening out and to visualise your business growing in terms of sectoral and geographical markets.

Focussing on our theme “New Markets – New Challenges – New Opportunities”, our panel of speakers includes:

Sammy Leslie from Glaslough who will tell us of her experiences in the hospitality, tourism and service sectors. Starting from very challenging beginnings, Sammy has succeeded in establishing Castle Leslie Estate as a much sought after and highly acclaimed brand at national and international level – frequently a flagship for Monaghan tourism, events and leisure activities. A story well worth hearing!

Carrickmacross woman, Lisa Marie Clinton, will tell us her experiences – so far – as a woman in I.T. Winner of Monaghan’s Best Young Entrepreneur Start Up Competition, Lisa Marie set up Avail Support in 2015. Avail’s e-Learning app and web portal supports children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. After only two years in business, Lisa Marie has successfully launched her product in the U.S. market and her plans for entering new export markets are already at a very advanced stage.

Finally, we welcome Victoria Mary Clarke – Publicity and Media Coach, Journalist, Speaker, Broadcaster and Angel Author. Victoria Clarke will tell us how to expand our customer base and markets by getting noticed by and featured in the media. Lots of trade secrets and valuable insights there – well worth getting to know for all business types and activities!

Presentations will be followed by Q+A sessions where the views of the panel will be sought. Contributions by Monaghan Women in Business attendees will, as always, be very very welcome.

In addition, you are also invited to showcase your business at this very important event. We intend to host as many exhibits as possible to showcase the wide range of products, skills and services which Monaghan Women in Business supply. But please be warned, exhibition space is limited and to book your space, you should contact me by email as soon as you possibly can. The closing date for showcase applications is Thursday 5th October but don’t hang around – if you wish to exhibit at the event, please let me know now and I will get your name on the list. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Exhibitors are also requested to register for the event in the usual way on or before Thursday 5th October. The Registration Link is here.

The event will also include exhibits by many important support agencies and initiatives; The Enterprise Europe Network, Monaghan Local Enterprise Office, the Co Innovate initiative and PLATO EBR Network .

Also, please note, this is a TICKET ONLY event and we really need you to register in good time. The registration fee – including hot buffet supper and refreshments – is the usual highly subsidised €10.00. (Thank you Monaghan Local Enterprise Office!)

The Registration Link is here and we request that you register as soon as possible if you would like to attend this vibrant event – the registration link will close on Tuesday 10th October and we will not be able to accept bookings once the link is closed.

(Reminder – if you wish to exhibit, you must email me and register by Thursday 5th October. There is no additional charge for exhibition space, but registration by 5th October is essential).