“Look further, think bigger, be ambitious” Bizfest 2017 launched at the National Opera House, Wexford

Bizfest is a free networking event aimed at helping Irish companies to develop their networks and expand their business. “Look further, think bigger, be ambitious” is the theme of this year’s event which takes place on the 21st of June at the National Opera House, Wexford.

Now in its 4th year, Bizfest 2017 will be hosted by the south-east region Local Enterprise Office’s and Enterprise Ireland. The event is sponsored by Bank of Ireland.

Bizfest aims to provide an opportunity for owners, managers and their key staff across Ireland to make connections while immersing themselves in the experience, entrepreneurial spirit and stories of entrepreneurs.

Bizfest has 3 elements; The first element is a networking lunch, the second is an exhibition area which introduces attendees to services which may benefit their business. The third element is a panel event featuring unique business people who have experience on the local, national and international stage.

This year’s panel includes Julie Sinnamon CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Patsy Carney CEO of Eirgen, Jim Hughes CEO of Innovate and Paul Jacob Owner of Smart Storage.

The event is hosted by Newstalk presenter and Wexford native, Ivan Yates.

Speaking about the event Tom Banville, Head of Enterprise at LEO Wexford on behalf of the South East Local Enterprise Office’s said; “The Local Enterprise Office Networking Events are popular and engaging events which generate much interest from businesses and help make connections happen. Which in turn develop key relationships, boost revenues and help maintain and create jobs”.

Bizfest 2017 is co-hosted by Bank of Ireland, speaking at the launch Andrew Owen, Branch Manager in Wexford said; “We are delighted to support Bizfest 2017 and would encourage all businesses from the area to participate in the event. This first class networking forum will provide them with a fantastic opportunity to make connections with their peers across the country who will attend this event”

Panellist Jim Hughes co-founder and CEO of Innovate said “Making the right connections is a vital part of doing business in this country. This is a very useful networking event for Ireland’s enterprise community”

To book a free place at Bizfest 2017; e-mailinfo@leo.wexfordcoco.ie or call 053 9196020.

Tickets to Bizfest are free of charge and can be booked via the LEO Wexford website: www.localenterprise.ie/Wexford

 

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