Schedule of Events 2018 - More events coming!

Saturday 22nd September 2018

LEADER4Enterprise

Event Type: One-to-One Meetings

Time: 10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Location: South West Mayo Development Company Office, Balla

Details:

South West Mayo Development Company is hosting a series of one-to-one meetings in our offices in Balla.  These 30 minute meetings are aimed at those who in business or planning to start a business in the south west Mayo area who may be eligible for LEADER funding.   Please note that these meetings are for business related funding only

Hosted by:

South West Mayo Development Company

Registration:

Places limited.  Pre-booking required. Tel: (098) 41950 or email info@southmayo.com

 

06/07/2017 Mayo Ideas Week at GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan / Phocus

Monday 24th September 2018

Project Assessment Day

Event Type: Closed Event

Time: 1.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Location: Mayo Local Enterprise Offices, Cedar Building, Moneen, Castlebar

Details: Project Assessments and Panel Feedback

Hosted by: Organised by Enterprise Ireland in conjunction with Mayo and Roscommon Local Enterprise Offices, and WestBIC

Registration:  Places limited. Pre-booking essential.  Tel:  (091) 735900 or email westenterprise@enterprise-ireland.com

The School of Looking - learning to love science through art

Event Type: Workshop

Time: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Location: Macalla Hall, Lough Lannagh, Castlebar

Details: A workshop with Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, founders of The School of Looking, to explore how interactive art is used to investigate science.  Focusing on their most engaging artworks made in collaboration with Science Foundation Ireland, Clarity DCU & Curam Centre, NUIG & Landmark at Lough Lannagh commissioned by Mayo County Council.   

Hosted by: Mayo Arts Service, Mayo County Council

Registration:  Places Limited.  Booking required.   Tel: (094) 9064376 or email mayoarts@mayococo.ie

Empower Explore - Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Event Type: Conference

Time: 4.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Location: St. Mary's Hall, GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Details: Everyone is welcome at the annual Spirit event for evening hearing from some thought-provoking speakers and enterprise leaders. This is a chance to engage and learn from some high profile female entrepreneurs in Ireland and a chance to connect and network with fellow entrepreneurs.

2018 speakers include: Alison Cowzer, Co Founder of East Coast Bakehouse and Dragon on Dragon's Den; Vicki O Toole, MD of JJ O Toole's Ltd; Donna Kennedy, Three Times Best Selling Author and founder of We Summit; Aine Mulloy, Co Founder of Girlcrew; , Norah Patten, selected to take part in a unique scientist-astronaut training programme in Florida and on course to be first Irish person in space; and Lorraine Corcoran, Co Founder of Horizon and Owner Director of Cosmetic Creations.  The MC for the evening is journalist and broadcaster Carol Coleman

Hosted by: Empower Programme with GMIT Mayo Campus and Mayo Local Enterprise Office

Registration:  Pre-booking required.  

www.spiriteventwest.com

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Mega Trends & The Future of Work

Event Type: Workshop

Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Location: Westport Coast Hotel, Westport

Details: This workshop will consider the impact that global technological, economic & social trends will have on the future labour force.  Major changes are underway in workplace formats and design, organisational structures and how employees communicate with each other. What are the opportunities and challenges at local level?

Hosted by: Mayo Local Enterprise Office and Enterprise Europe Network

Registration: Online booking required

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Mega Trends: Identifying Options to Drive Your Business Growth

Event Type: Workshop

Time: 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Location: Westport Coast Hotel, Westport

Details: This workshop will focus on the business growth and development opportunities that will be created by having an understanding of the mega-trends impacting on our lives.  With a focus on methodologies from traditional research to ideation, the workshop will consider how to evaluate opportunities in terms of "Impact on Revenues" and Probability of Success".

Hosted by: Mayo Local Enterprise Office and Enterprise Europe Network

Registration: Online booking required

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Atlantic Digital Start-Up Academy

Event Type: Seminar

Time: 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Location: McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris

Details: TBC

Hosted by: WestBIC in conjunction with the Atlantic Digital Start-Up Academy EU Project and iHub at GMIT Mayo Campus

Registration: Booking recommended. Email smccormack@westbic.ie

Wednesday 26th September 2018

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Steps to Enterprise

Funding and other supports for Start Up Business

Event Type: Seminar & Showcase

Time: 11.00 am - 2.00 pm

Location: Great National Hotel, Ballina

Details: Guest Speaker at this event is Mr. Donal Byrne of Big Red Barn Ltd. Established in 2014, Big Red Barn Ltd won the Product and Manufacturing Start Up Business award at the 2017 Bank of Ireland Business Awards, and they were also finalists in the 2017 Small Firms Association Business Awards.  

Hosted by: Mayo North East LEADER Partnership, South West Mayo Development Company and Mayo Sligo Leitrim, Education & Training Board

Registration: Booking recommended

Tel: Breda Murray, South West Mayo Development Company (094) 9366692 or Niamh Charleton, Mayo North East LEADER Partnership  (087) 6662340

Digital Marketing in Mayo

Event Type: Seminar

Time: 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Location: GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Details: TBC

Hosted by: Digital Marketing in Mayo

Registration: Booking recommended

www.dmimayo.com 

Thursday 27th September 2018

Jobs of the Future

Event Type: Careers Showcase

Time: 9.00 am - 1.15 pm

Location: St. Mary's Hall, GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Details: Open to second students. This event highlights the various industry sectors with future job potential, to help guide students in preparing for their future career choices

Hosted by: GMIT Mayo Campus, WestBIC, iHub at GMIT, Regional Skills Forum, Mayo Education Centre, Mayo Local Enterprise Office and Mayo Ideas Lab

Registration : Places limited.  Pre-registration essential. Tel: Kathleen Calvey (097) 27945 or email  mayoideaslab@westbic.ie

Innovation Clinic

Event Type: One-to-One Meetings

Time: 9.30 am - 2.00 pm

Location: iHub at GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Details: Details to follow

Hosted by: iHub at GMIT & Enterprise Ireland

Registration : Places limited.  Booking required.  Email ihubmayo@gmit.ie

Innovation Vouchers Seminar

Event Type: Seminar

Time: 2.00 pm - 2.40 pm

Location: iHub at GMIT Mayo Campus, Castlebar

Details: Details to follow

Hosted by: iHub at GMIT

Registration : Places limited.  Booking required.  Email ihubmayo@gmit.ie

Tourism Innovation and the Future for Mayo

Event Type: Seminar

Time: 9.30 am - 3.00 pm

Location: Mulranny Park Hotel, Mulranny

Details: Seminar looking at the innovation opportunities in the Tourism Sector  with speakers to include: Miriam Kennedy, Head of Business Tourism & Events at Fáilte Ireland; Denise O'Leary, Head of Hospitality at Dublin Institute of Technology; and Ed Kenny, Hospitality Sector, SIPTU

Hosted by: Fáilte Ireland, South West Mayo Development Company and WestBIC

Registration : Booking recommended.  Tel: South West Mayo Development Company (098) 9366692 or email info@southmayo.com

Friday 28th September 2018

Social and Community Enterprise in the Digital Age

Event Type: Seminar

Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Location: GTeic@Béal an Mhuirthead, Aras Inis Gluaire, Béal an Mhuirthead

Details:

Details To follow

Hosted by:

Údarás na Gaeltachta and WestBIC

Registration:

Pre-booking recommend. Tel: (097) 81418 or email  orla@udaras.ie

 

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Saturday 29th September 2018

LEADER4Enterprise

Event Type: One-to-One Meetings

Time: 10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Location: South West Mayo Development Company Office, Newport

Details:

South West Mayo Development Company is hosting a series of one-to-one meetings in our offices in Balla.  These 30 minute meetings are aimed at those who in business or planning to start a business in the south west Mayo area who may be eligible for LEADER funding.   Please note that these meetings are for business related funding only

Hosted by:

South West Mayo Development Company

Registration:

Places limited.  Pre-booking required. Telephone (098) 41950 or email  info@southmayo.com

 

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