As Local Enterprise Week comes to an end for 2016, we have a lot of people to thank! To our business advisors, mentors, trainers, amazing speakers, students & teachers, staff & suppliers, and most of all, those who engaged in the activities.
Each day Local Enterprise Office Wicklow ran an event to promote Enterprise in the County. Here are some of it's highlights.
Student Enterprise Programme
The annual Student Enterprise Awards competition, run by the Local Enterprise Office Wicklow is now in its 15th year. Over 1,000 students take part in the Student Enterprise Awards each year – only the top 10% make it to the County Final. 13 Schools from Bray, Greystones, Blessington, Baltinglass, Arklow, Carnew and Wicklow Town all battled it out in Clermont Hall, Wicklow County Campus.
Start Your Own Business Training Course
This is the first night of our second Start Your Own Business Course we are running this year. It was a full class of 15 participants with trainer Cosmo Mellon of Talentpool Ltd. held at the Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy. This is a 10 week course, one evening per week. Our third SYOB course will be running in May 2016, have a look at the training section of our site to book your place.
SEMINAR: The Internet of Things
Adrian Weckler, broadcaster and technology editor of Independent newspapers, was keynote guest speaker to an audience of over 80 local business owners on Thursday 10th March, at the Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Wicklow was delighted to welcome Ireland’s most recognised commentator on emerging technologies, who addressed the audience of SME owners on the hot topic of ‘The Internet of Things’.
Trading Online Voucher Seminar
This is our second Trading Online Seminar that has been ran so far this year. Speaker Noel Davidson kept his audience's attention with some top tips on how to maximise your online presence and how to make the most of selling your product or service through your website. We are running another seminar in May 2016, have a look at the training section of our website for details on how to book your place.