Open Day 2017

Venue:Wicklow County Campus, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow
Date:Tuesday 7th March 2017
Time:10am - 4pm
Suitable for:                New and existing businesses based in Co. Wicklow                                                         
Admission:FREE OF CHARGE (all events on the day!)

 

No advance booking required to attend the Open Day seminars but you must book the free advice sessions and seminars at the registration desk on the day


Exhibition Area:  10am - 3pm

                 A one-stop shop for business information and free advice                       

The theme of this year's Open Day is 'Business Growth' with a particular focus on finance options available to grow your business.

Throughout the Open Day we have an exciting programme lined up to assist you in accessing information on finance options, a seminar on 'Finance in a Brexit Environment'and a panel discussion by top speakers on preparing a financial roadmap for growing your company or business. In the exhibition area we have brought together finance related institutions and business support agencies such as Microfinance Ireland, Revenue Commissioners, Enterprise Ireland, Intreo, AIB / Bank of Ireland / Ulster Bank, Credit Review Office, Strategic Banking Corporation Ireland, County Wicklow Partnership, Bray Partnership and the County Wicklow Chamber of Commerce.

If you have any specific finance questions, you can avail of the business expertise of a number of County Wicklow based accountancy firms during a free 30 minute advice sessions. (Availability subject to booking on the day).

There will be two seminars which are bookable on the day. 

Wicklow County Council department: Rates / Procurement / Economic Development                             

  • Local Enterprise Office Wicklow
  • County Wicklow Partnership
  • Co. Wicklow Chambers of Commerce
  • AIB / Bank of Ireland / Ulster Bank
  • Bray Community Enterprise
  • Wicklow County Tourism
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Wicklow & Arklow Enterprise Centres
  • Revenue Commissioners
  • Institute of Technology Carlow
  • The Strategic Banking Corportation Ireland
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Intreo
  • The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement

                                   Seminar Room                                                         

The Seminar Room offers business owners access to high quality sales seminars.

10.30am - 11.30am

Guest Speaker

"Raising Finance in a Brexit Environment"

John Finn, MD of Treasury Solutions Ltd                                                                                        

john finn 

 

2pm - 3.30pm

Guest Speakers:

Panel Speakers:           

"Panel Discussion: 'Preparing a Financial Roadmap for Growth"                   

Susan Hayes Culleton, MD of Hayes Culleton Ltd., aka 'The Positive Economist'

Nick Ashmore CEO of The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI); Kevin Kelleher of MicroFinance Ireland; Niall Glynn, Business Consultant

Susan Hayes Culleton



                                            Financial Business Advice Sessions                                                  

If you have any specific finance questions, you can avail of the business expertise of a number of County Wicklow based accountancy firms during a free 30 minute advice sessions. (Availability subject to booking on the day). 

PLEASE NOTE:  Attendance at the Seminars and advices appointments will be allocated STRICTLY on a first-come, first-served basis.

Booking prior to the day is NOT possible.  Bookings will be taken at the Registration Desk on the Day, from 10am.  To be sure of your place at a seminar, or with a mentor, you are advised to arrive early.

           

 Further information - Seminars                                                                 

 imageSeminar 1: ‘Raising Finance in a Brexit Environment’   

John Finn, MD of Treasury Solutions ltd. Treasury Solutions was launched in 2001 as an independent entity providing debt advisory (including restructuring) and corporate treasury risk managment services to the corporate market. 

The seminar will cover the impact of Brexit on currency markets, interest rates as well as its impact on banking and lending. John will also talk about non-bank providers offering lending and other financial services. John will expand on the need to manage relationships with finance providers and the importance of risk management and how to address this to help your bank dealings.

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Seminar 2: ‘Panel Discussion: Preparing a Financial roadmap for Growth’

Come and listen to an exciting line up of top speakers discussing the importance of preparing a financial roadmap for your business to prepare for growth. Each speaker will bring their own expertise and experience to this discussion highlighting the finance options that are available to businesses.

 Susan Hayes Culleton, MD of Hayes Culleton Ltd., aka ‘The Positive Economist’.

Susan HayesCulleton, CFA, has a BSc Financial Maths & Economics from NUI Galway. She is Managing Director of HayesCulleton and a professional speaker to audiences all over the world. Susan co-authored of “Positive Economics”, a Leaving Certificate Economics textbook and published “The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom” and “The Savvy Guide to Making More Money” with Penguin Ireland.

  • Nick Ashmore CEO of The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI)
  • Kevin Kelleher of MicroFinance
  • Niall Glynn, business consultant
  • Sheelagh Daly, Head of Local Enterprise Office Wicklow

Ph: 0404 30800           Email: enterprise@leo.wicklowcoco.ie       

 

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