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Local Enterprise Week

NWED 2022

Local Enterprise Week 2022 Activities

 

Date

Time

Event Title

Description

Cost & More Info

Monday 7th March

9.30-10.45

Driving Growth through Digitising Your Business 

This engaging and practical seminar will help you improve your business efficiency by automating processes and connecting your software applications to streamline operations and improve overall effectiveness.You'll also learn about the Local Enterprise Office Digital Voucher that helps businesses kickstart the digitalistion process. Open to all & hosted by Local Enterprise Office Dublin City.FREE

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Monday March 7th

10.00-17.00

Social Media 1-1 Clinics

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

FREE

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Monday March 7th

 

 

14.00-15.30

 

Food: Consumer Trends in 2022

 

Join us to hear the latest Bord Bia research and a panel of industry experts discuss trends and insights into how the consumer will behave for 2022 and beyond.  

This dynamic event for the food industry will examine emerging trends in food choices and consumption and will interest existing and start-up food producers, farmers, and food operators.

FREE

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Monday March 7th  19.00-20.45 Adapting and innovating in an ever-changing trading environmentIn an ever-evolving trading environment, retailers must continue to change and adapt to stay ahead of the curve.This dynamic spotlight event, designed for retailers, focuses on managing change, developing innovative practices, anticipating customer needs, and using multiple channels to reach customers and future trends.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office Louth.FREEClick here to book.
Tuesday March 8th 9.00Basic Book-keeping & Taxation ProgrammeNew to business and feeling a bit overwhelmed with the finance side of things? Not sure how to keep a basic set of paper-based accounts & what your Revenue responsibilities are? This practical programme is ideal for you! You DON'T need any knowledge of Book-keeping to attend!
Your 1-1 session will be organised by your Trainer during the date range March 8th to 10th.
FREEClick here to book.
Tuesday March 8th   10.00-16.00 Facebook & Instagram Paid Adverts - Advanced Are you already using Facebook/Instagram & now want to start using paid adverts strategically to improve your bottom line? This Workshop & subsequent 1-1 training session will help you improve your paid adverts performance!FREEClick here to book. 
Tuesday March 8th  10.00-12.00 Internationalising Your Business: Developing Export Opportunities in a Digital Age  Businesses across Ireland are facing challenges; how to introduce innovation, drive efficiency and run more effectively. Tackle these challenges head-on through Lean. Focus on what the customer values, identify and eliminate waste and inefficiency. This event will introduce Lean Thinking and provide practical actions steps. It will examine how digitalisation can transform business, utilize data, and improve your product offering. Featuring entrepreneurs who have already adopted Lean thinking and expert speakersOpen to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office South DublinFREEClick here to book. 
Tuesday March 8th14:00 -16.00From Good to Great: Using Lean for a Competitive EdgeWould you like your business to innovate, drive efficiency and effectiveness in 2022? This practical session will help you focus on what the customer values and identify and eliminate waste and inefficiency through Lean Thinking. Discover how digitalisation can transform business, utilize data, and improve your product offering.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office KildareFREEClick here to book.
Tuesday March 8th   9.00-11.00Online Selling & Trading Online Voucher Information WebinarThis online instructor led seminar will give you an introduction to the world of eCommerce and an insight to the Trading Online Voucher Scheme. Event will close to Bookings at 11 am on 8th March. Zoom Log-in details will be emailed to you a few hours before the webinar start time on 8th March. Remember to check your Junk Mail folder if not received. (Please note this webinar is for applicants only, we ask web developers to refrain from booking places)

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Wednesday March 9th  9.00-11.00 Going Green: Small Steps, Big Impact Discover how small steps can significantly impact your business, your customer, your carbon footprint, and the environment. Learn about the changes you can make to create a greener business and the support available to help you realise your goal.Open to all. Organised by LEO Cork North & West.FREEClick here to book. 
Thursday March 9th

10:00 - 13:00Pricing for early-stage StartupsAre you an early-stage business startup struggling with pricing your product or service? This 6-hour (2x3hr sessions) workshop will give you a focussed, foundational & repeatable model to define the pricing & valuation model for your new product or service!FREEClick here to book.
Wednesday March 9th11.00-12.30Agile Ambition: Funding for InnovationThe Agile Innovation Fund gives small companies rapid access to funding to develop new technologies, new products or to respond more quickly to create new market opportunities. Learn more about the details of this fund and hear the story of two companies who have successfully received this support. The informative session will share valuable insights into the online application process.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office GalwayFREEClick here to book. 
Wednesday March 9th   14.00-16.30 Intellectual Property: First Steps in Protecting Your Business Aimed at technology, manufacturing, processing, and creative industries, this event will help you understand the first steps you need to take in protecting your Intellectual Property assets. Discover the many supports available to you through various agencies and avail of an opportunity for a one-to-one consultation session with an IP expert.Open to all & organised by the Enterprise Europe Network and LEO Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and New Frontiers North West FREE Click here to book
Thursday March 10th  9.30-12.30 Future Proofing Your Small Business Using Smart Tech ToolsWant to work smarter, not harder, in the future? This dynamic, innovative workshop, delivered by Noel Davidson, aims to help small business owners assess if they are using enough readily available, smart tech tools to save time and work more efficiently.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office WicklowNOTE: This is part 1 of a 2 part series. Session 2 takes place on Thursday 24th March from 09.30-12.30hrs. By registering for the 10th March, you are automatically registered the second session.FREEClick here to book.
Thursday March 10th  10.00 Food Business Advice Clinics Do you run your own food business, or are you thinking of setting one up? Our 1 hour Food Business 1-1 Clinics will give you expert advice regardless of whether you're at a pre-startup, startup or expansion phase. You clinic time & a link to access your clinic will be emailed to you in advance of the date.FREEClick here to book.
Thursday March 10th 14.00-16.00Social Media Mashup: Future Opportunities For Your BusinessOptimise your social media activity and prepare for future trends with this dynamic event, featuring expert advice from a host of social media experts. Discover which apps you can use to enhance your social media offering, the importance of blogging and vlogging, digital marketing, and future trends such as influencer marketing, long-form, and snackable content.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office WaterfordFREEClick here to book. 
Friday March 11th10.00Business Website Review Clinics - get more business from your website!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. Let us help you get your website working harder for your business in just 1 hour! Your clinic time & link to access your clinic will be emailed to you in advance of the date.FREEClick here to book.
Friday March 11th    12.00-13.00 Your One Page Strategic Plan - Bring your Business to the next level in 60 minutes or less!  Take just 1 hour out of your busy schedule and attend our FREE presentation by Padraic O'Maille, one of Ireland's leading Business Mentors & Speakers. Padraic will show you how to simplify the strategic planning process and capture all your essential thinking for your business onto just one page!


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Friday March 11th 14:00 - 16:00Boost Your Business Online: How to stand out from the crowdDo you want to maximise your online presence and stand out from the crowd? Have you recently launched or upgraded your website with a Trading Online Voucher? This interactive session will be packed with hints and tips on how to boost your business online.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office ClareFREEClick here to book.
Friday March 11th 14.00-15.45Show me the moneyThis spotlight event, hosted by Local Enterprise Office Fingal, is a must attend for any business interested in securing finance. Learn more about where to start, identifying the right lender for you, the application process and how to increase your chances of a favourable outcome.The seminar features financing experts and organisations that invest in small and start-up businesses and is hosted by Newstalk presenter, Shane Coleman.Open to all & organised by Local Enterprise Office FingalFREEClick here to book.