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Local Enterprise Week

Local Enterprise Week Spotlight

Enterprise Week 2021

Local Enterprise Week 2021 Activities

 

Date

Time

Event Title

Description

Cost & More Info

Monday March 1st

Each Clinic lasts approximately 1 hour

Social Media 1-1 Clinics

Well-executed Social Media Marketing is vital in the current climate. Sharpen your skills in just 1 hour!

FREE

Book here.

Monday March 1st

 

 

9.30am – 10.45am

 

Benefits of Green for your Business – Launching Green for Micro 

 

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Dublin City] 

 

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

 

Book here.

Monday March 1st

 

 

11am – 1pm

 

Spring Back & Step Forward: Building Leadership & Resilience 

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Donegal] 

 

A 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

 

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Tuesday March 2nd 

Your 1-1 Session times will be allocated by your Trainer

Start Your Own Business

Are you thinking of starting a Business or perhaps you know anyone who is thinking of doing so? Maybe you have just started and are seeking help? Then our I.L.M.-accredited Programme is a must

FREE

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Tuesday March 2nd 

 

 

10am - 1pm

 

Building The New

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Galway] 

 

A 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

 

Book here.

Tuesday March 2nd 

 

 

2pm – 4pm

 

Growing Lean:

One Small Step or One Giant Leap, Getting Started with Lean

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Kildare] 

 

 

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

 

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Wednesday March 3rd

14:00 -17:00

Video Creation for Digital Marketing

As more and more of spending is done online, how can you ensure you're grabbing your share? Is your business capable of producing attractive video content for your website & social media channels? Sharpen your video creation skills & improve your digital marketing in just 3 hours!

FREE

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Wednesday March 3rd

 

 

 

9.30am – 1pm

 

AgriTech Revolution in Farming and Food

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO South Cork] 

 

This 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

 

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Wednesday March 3rd

 

 

2pm – 4:30pm

 

Creative Connections: Enabling your B-2-B Online Opportunities

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Carlow] 

 

Aimed 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

 

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Thursday March 4th

10:00 - 13:00

Market your business on a shoe string.

This short workshop is designed to help you to undertake increased & more focussed marketing activity at little or no financial cost. The workshop aims to help you re-examine your marketing activities, employing low-cost & no-cost marketing that will reach your identified target markets.

FREE

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Thursday March 4th

Each clinic will last 1 hour.

Business Website review clinics.

Q. What happens if your business isn’t easily found or doesn’t rank high enough in Google when potential customers are searching for the sorts of products or services you offer? A. They go somewhere else – usually to the competition. Get your Website reviewed by an Industry Expert in just 1 hour.

FREE

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Thursday March 4th

 

 

 

10am -1pm

 

Engage for Growth with David Meade 

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown] 

 

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

 

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Thursday March 4th

 

 

4pm – 5.30pm

 

S.M.A.R.Tech for StartUps

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Clare] 

 

This 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

 

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Thursday March 4th

 

 

7pm – 8.15pm

 

Masterclass: Health checking your business for its forward journey.

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Wexford] 

 

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

 

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Friday March 5th

30 minute clinic

Online Innovation Voucher Clinic - Precision Engineering Manufacturing (PEM) Centre & LEO Sligo

  • Are you interested in or currently trying to develop a new product, process or service?
  • Are you in the process of starting a business, an existing business or a Ltd. Company?
  • Are you curious about how to secure funding support of up to €5,000 in the form of an Innovation Voucher?
  • Would you like to get new product development & commercial advice?  

 

Book an online 30 minute clinic with qualified staff from the PEM Centre and LEO Sligo on Friday, March 5th to help you progress your idea!

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Friday March 5th

10:00-

16:30

Facebook & Instagram Adverts(Advanced)

Already using Facebook/Instagram but want to learn how to use paid ad.'s strategically to drive sales? This is the Workshop for you! Follow-up 1-1 session also provided.

FREE

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Friday 

March 5th 

 

 

9.30am – 12.30pm

 

Trading Online Voucher Information Webinar

 

[Open to all. Organised by LEO Fingal] 

 

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

 

Book here.