National Women’s Enterprise Day Midlands Region

Join us on the road to success …

Midlands Region (Westmeath, Longford, Laois and Offaly)

Regiona Ambassador Regina Bushell of Grovelands Childcare

Regional Ambassador: Regina Bushell of Grovelands Childcare

Destination: The Wineport Lodge, Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

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Time: 10.30am for registration, finishing at 2.30pm after networking lunch (half day event)

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On the road to success: Hear five inspiring journeys and work out your own route to success over lunch at the Wineport Lodge.

Keynote Speaker: Sonya Lennon, co-founder of the Lennon Courtney fashion label, stylist and tech entrepreneur.

Hear the journeys and roadmaps of four successful entrepreneurs from across the midlands: Alison Ritchie of Polar Ice, Fashion Designer Heidi Higgins, Orla Barry of Barry Express and Regina Bushell of Grovelands Childcare (Regional Ambassador for #NWED). Master of Ceremonies: Paula Fitzsimmons of Fitzsimmons Consulting, entrepreneurship consultant and strategist.

Cost per ticket (half day): €30, which includes a networking lunch at the Wineport Lodge

The Road to Success

Participants on the day will learn key tips from the experiences and journeys of all the speakers to apply to the running of their own businesses and the scenic location on the shores of Lough Ree will afford attendees the opportunity to step back from the day to day of running their own businesses and network, learn and share in the experience of other business women from the region.

Full Itinerary:

  1. Registration & Information Networking
  2. Welcome and Opening Remarks
  3. On the Couch with Sonya Lennon
  4. Interviews with Orla Barry, Heidi Higgins, Alison Ritchie and Regina Bushell
  5. Open Forum and panel discussion
  6. Networking Lunch at Wineport Lodge




Venue: The Wineport Lodge Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Date: Wednesday, October 19th 2016

Questions? Please phone LEO Westmeath on (044) 9338945