Minister Harris and Wicklow County Council CEO to address Chamber Business Seminar

Minister Harris and Wicklow County Council CEO to address Chamber Business Seminar


Wicklow Town & District Chamber are delighted to confirm that a Representative for Enterprise Ireland will address the Business Information evening on Monday 23rd October at 6.30pm in Tinakilly Country House Hotel, Rathnew.

The seminar will also be addressed by Simon Harris, TD Minster for Health and Frank Curran, Chief Executive of Wicklow County Council.

The programme plan for the evening is targeted to directly benefit small and medium enterprises. Last year the event was very well attended and this year’s programme has been developed to meet the demand for a similar type of seminar targeted at assisting local business development.

This is a great opportunity for local businesses to learn about the assistance that is available to them to improve their businesses ability to thrive and prosper. To book your place please register in advance by emailing on or before Friday 20th October. Registration will commence at 6pm. It is advisable to book in advance as last year the seminar was fully booked up with over 170 businesses attending.

The Business Seminar is open to all local business owners/managers to attend.

Dianna Sheridan, President of Wicklow Town & District Chamber says that this is a very important event for local businesses to be informed about what is happening within the local economy and what support are available to local businesses. Amongst the speakers that have confirmed their attendance is:

• Frank Curran, newly appointed Chief Executive of Wicklow County Council.

• A Representative for Enterprise Ireland – detailing their agencies role in Enterprise development in this region.

• Jennifer O’Brien, Business Coordinator of Astron Engineering – Our experience in exporting with Enterprise Ireland.

• Nick Ashmore, Chief Executive of The Strategic Banking Corporation - A government initiative to assist small business to access finance.

• Sheelagh Daly, CEO of Wicklow Local Enterprise Office – services available to your business from LEO.

• Sandra Quinn, Intreo – Job Path and Job Bridge grants available to take on additional employees.

• Tom Murphy, Director of Services Wicklow County Council Economic Development Team – will outline their current strategy to attract commercial and industrial development.