Enterprising Donegal Business Week 2012

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<ul><li><p>Time Topic DescripTion Venue</p><p>monday 5th march</p><p>12.30pm - 2.00pm</p><p>Launch of enterprising Donegal Business Week 2012with special guest Debra Searle, Entrepreneur, Author and Adventurer.</p><p>Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny</p><p>7.30pm - 9.30pm</p><p>Business success stories and the potential for new start-upsTargeted at people with business ideas and new start-ups. WESTBIC le tacaocht RIBS agus dars na Gaeltachta. Contact: 074 9186770</p><p>Fiontarlann, Baile na Mna, Cill Chartha</p><p>Tuesday 6th march</p><p>8.30am - 3.00pm</p><p>new ideas Workshop and interactive information sessions - What are the ingredients of a really great business idea? This event is aimed at people who would like to learn more about how to develop, protect and commercialise an idea.Limited to 45 placesJoanne Hession QED TrainingRichard OConnor Cruickshank &amp; Co., Intellectual Property Attorneys.Siobhan Bolger Patents Office.A number of local businesses will also be available to explain how they developed their idea and one to one meetings can be pre booked with the following; Donegal CEB, Enterprise Ireland, Revenue, Dept. of Social Protection and LYIT.</p><p>CoLab,Letterkenny Institute of Technology</p><p>10.00am - 1.00pm</p><p>2.00pm - 4.00pm</p><p>Tourism Web solutions from Failte irelandopen HousePut your burning ebusiness issues to a web specialistrapid reviews Submit your tourism website for a brief website review in advance and discuss points on a 1:1 basis with our team of web specialists on the day.Contact Shona/Amanda on 074 9121160 or letterkenny@failteireland.ie</p><p>Station House Hotel, Letterkenny</p><p>12.30pm 2.30pm</p><p>entrepreneurship Does gender matter?Paula Fitzsimons Founder &amp; Managing Director of Fitzsimons Consulting and GEM Co-ordinator.</p><p>Villa Rose Hotel,Ballybofey</p><p>6:30pm - 7.30pm</p><p>Help your business grow How the enterprise europe network and the employment investment incentive scheme can help your businessAn information evening about how the Enterprise Europe Network in the North West can assist those in business and also information about the new Employment Investment Incentive Scheme. Lorraine McDonnell, Enterprise Europe Network Representative and Guest SpeakerContact Ciara on 074 9124950 or eudirect@donegallibrary.ie</p><p>EU Direct Centre,Central Library,Letterkenny</p><p>Wednesday 7th march</p><p>8.00am - 11.00am</p><p>Digital marketing De-mystified: a step by step guide to attracting more customers to your small businessA workshop and panel discussion focussing on website design tips on how to develop an online strategy for your business followed by a panel discussion with review of local case studies. There will also be an opportunity to meet some of the Countys digital marketers, web designers and new technology experts.Krishna De Communications StrategistGareth Dunlop CEO and Founder of FathomStephen Harris Owner of Auto Fast Fit.</p><p>An Grianan Hotel, Burt</p><p>Time Topic DescripTion Venue</p><p>12.00pm - 2.00pm</p><p>innovation supports from enterprise ireland and Letterkenny iT including company case study Cormac Cantwell, Innovation Dept., Enterprise IrelandContact Enterprise Ireland at 074 9169800</p><p>CoLab, Letterkenny Institute of Technology</p><p>2.00pm - 5.00pm</p><p>ionad Bia- Fiontraochta ar Taispeint/Food centre - open for viewing.Contact Udaras na Gaeltachta on 074 9560100</p><p>Ionad Bia/Fiontraochta Mhachaire Rabhartaigh</p><p>Thursday 8th march</p><p>9.30am - 12.00pm</p><p>Lean manufacturing Briefing(Enterprise Ireland client companies only please register your interest on 074 9169800)Orla Duffy, Enterprise Ireland</p><p>Donegal Town Community Enterprise Centre, Lurganboy</p><p>10.00am - 2.30pm</p><p>student enterprise Final Showcasing the student businesses participating in the Donegal Final of the Student Enterprise Awards 2012.</p><p>Mount Errigal Hotel,Letterkenny</p><p>3.00pm - 5.00pm</p><p>LYiT Law society Debate enterprise, innovation, employment &amp; emigrationGuest Speakers from North &amp; SouthContact Michael Connelly on 086 1044255</p><p>Letterkenny Institute of Technology</p><p>7.00pm - 9.00pm</p><p>Taking control of your business what you need to know about cashflowMichael Byrnes - Director at Michael Byrnes &amp; Associates Ltd.</p><p>Shaw Suite,Radisson Hotel,Letterkenny</p><p>7.30pm -10.00pm</p><p>Workshop: marketing for your BusinessNicola Lacey Marketing Lecturer, Sligo ITContact DLDC on 074 9127056</p><p>Kees Hotel,Stranorlar</p><p>Friday 9th march</p><p>9.00am - 2.00pm</p><p>maximising your Business potential through WellbeingMaureen Gaffney, Psychologist, Broadcaster and Author; Gerry Duffy, Runner of 32 Marathons in 32 Days and Author; Claire Burge, Founder and MD of Get Organised.Free Confidential Health Screening for first 40 to register.</p><p>Solis Lough Eske Castle,Donegal Town</p><p>12.00pm - 1.00pm</p><p>Scal na Fiontraochta ar Phirc Ghn Ghaoth Dobhair Donnchadh Baoill, dars na GaeltachtaContact 074 9560100</p><p>Aislann/Leabharlann,Ghaoth Dobhair</p><p>7.00pm - 10.00pm</p><p>The Food coast meets the community chefBrian McDermott, Community Chef gives an informative and entertaining cookery demonstration using local seafood and all thats great about Donegal produce followed by a cook off between Charlie McConalogue TD and Padraig MacLochlainn TD using a mystery basket of local produce.Evening ends with tasting of Donegal food produce</p><p>Redcastle Hotel,Redcastle</p><p>Enterprising DonegalBusiness Week</p><p>To register your attendance at any of the above events, unless otherwise stated;</p><p>Email: ccarroll@donegalenterprise.ieor Tel: 074 9160735</p><p>AttEnDAncE At All EvEntS is free,but registration is necessary.</p></li></ul>