National Women in Enterprise Day
The Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) of Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath will be jointly hosting an event to mark the day in the Backstage Theatre, Farneyhoogan, Longford.
Backstage Theatre, Farneyhoogan, Longford
18th October 2018
The national theme for the day is ‘from local to global’ – with the objective of encouraging more female entrepreneurs to explore potential markets and to ‘go international’ with their businesses, availing of various supports from their Local Enterprise Office to help them achieve this.
The MC for the day will be Sinead Hussey and the agenda for the day is as follows:
9:30am - 10:00am Registration - Tea & Coffee
10:00am - 10:05am Welcome - Marcella Corcoran-Kennedy, TD
10:05am - 10:15am Open - Barbara Heslin, Director of Services, Economic & Community Development, Longford County Council
10:15am - 10:35am Keynote Speaker - Ciara Donlon - CEO and Founder THEYA Healthcare
10:35am - 10.45am Event Ambassador - Louise Lovett - CEO Longford Women's Link
10:50am - 12:00pm Panel discussion - Facilitated by Sinead Hussey.
Panel members - Ciara Donlon, Louise Lovett,
Dr. Anne Cusack - MD Critical Healthcare and Alison Ritchie - MD Polar Ice
12:00pm - 12:40pm Health and wellness expert - Dr. Ciara Kelly
12:40pm - 12:45pm Close - Christine Charlton, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Westmeath
The fee for this event is €15.00 and if interested you can book via https://www.localenterprise.ie/Longford/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/National-Women-s-Enterprise-Day-2018.html
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