Entrepreneurs Retreat

Our Entrepreneur's Retreat is back for 2019.

The 48 hour residential retreat will take place on June  14th and 15th at Waterford’s Woodhouse Estate will be led by experts to guide and mentor the participants as they reflect and their own businesses and create space to plan the new strategic goals and ambitions of the enterprise in order to move forward and grow.

Eight places are available on the Entrepreneur Retreat, ensuring that each participant will gain from every learning opportunity and also allow time for one to one discussions and small group workshops. The event will offer participants guidance in high impact leadership and an in-depth opportunity to work on planning each of their businesses strategically to maximise their future potential.

Who is eligible:

  • The enterprise must be located in Waterford City or County
  • The enterprise must employ 3 or more but not employ more than 10 people
  • The enterprise must have a capacity for growth and new job creation
  • The enterprise must be in the commercial sphere

Benefits are participating on this Retreat:

  • Time out to work on your business not in your business and help you clarify:
      • where you really are now in your business;
      • where do you need and want to go;
      • how will you get your Business there?
      • what are your key strengths and how to leverage them in your business

In order to apply for a place interested participants must complete an Expression of Interest Form (please click submit by email on the top right hand corner of this pdf when you are ready to submit your Expression of Interest).  The closing date for Expression of Interest is 12 noon on Tuesday, 28th May 2019.

Successful entrepreneurs will be notified by 5p.m. on Friday 31st May.  The Entrepreneurs Retreat is priced at €200 per person and must be paid prior to attendance.  Successful entrepreneurs who receive a place, will be required to:

  • complete a pre retreat online survey
  • bring your current business plan & prepare a 2minute business pitch

Meals and accommodation will be provided during the retreat.