STUNNING LINE-UP OF SPEAKERS AT 10TH DONEGAL ENTERPRISING BUSINESS WEEK

first_imgMembers of the Donegal Enterprise Board are looking forward to a slice of the action.A businesswoman who has launched one of the world’s most popular lines of women’s lingerie is among a superb line-up for Donegal’s 10th Enterprising Business Week.Michelle Mone, a Scottish-born entrepreneur, launched the Ultimo brand of lingerie and has been a huge success story.Ms Mone will be one of a number of high-profile speakers who will help the Donegal County Enterprise Board celebrate their 10th annual Enterprising Donegal Business Week. Organised in conjunction with its enterprise partners in Donegal and event partner Sendmode, the week-long programme of free events once again aims to inspire and motivate people to consider starting their own business while at the same time provide a learning and networking forum for those already in business.The week’s programme will run at venues across the county from Monday 3rd March to Friday March 7th with workshops, seminars and other interesting events.With local business Sendmode on board as an event partner, text messaging will feature prominently as a source of information and reminders in the run-up to the week as well as during the week itself.In addition there will be a renewed focus on the use of social media as a promotional tool, including the use of the Twitter hashtag #DEW prior to and during the week. “After ten years Enterprising Business Week is now very-much firmly established in the business calendar of Donegal,” said Michael Tunney, Chief Executive of Donegal County Enterprise Board at a press-conference to launch the week’s events.He added: “The week offers an annual opportunity for people in business and those thinking about starting a business, to make some time to hear how others have overcome obstacles or seized opportunities to either develop their business or achieve in their lives,” the launch.This year’s week-long programme once again has a terrific range of speakers, workshops and seminars all aimed at providing opportunities for learning and networking.“We have invited back some speakers who were very well received by Donegal businesses on their previous visit to Donegal. We are confident that you will find them and the other events and speakers which we have lined up for 2014 to be challenging, informative and inspirational.”He added: “The ultimate objective is to help established businesses and indeed new start-ups to grow and develop which will assist the economy of our county.” Meanwhile John McNamara CEO of event partners Sendmode has described the benefits of attending events organised during Enterprising Donegal Business Week.“Enterprising Donegal Business Week has fantastic events from local and international business leaders to practical workshops. We’ve always found it very informative, enjoyable and extremely motivational. The combination of top class speakers, strategic workshops, and time to network informally during breaks, presents fantastic opportunities to make contacts, develop business knowledge and motivate ourselves and our business team.”The week’s events will get under way on Monday 3rd March at 10.30 am when Gary Brown of Target McConnell’s will deliver a thought-provoking presentation aimed at improving sales and marketing drive.On Monday afternoon Carol O’Kelly of Redstorm will deliver a Marketing Masterclass at DCEB offices and the week will continue with speakers of the calibre of Kevin Kelly, Claire Burge, Michelle Mone, Andrew Curry, Billy Walsh and many more all certain to attract huge interest from the business community in the county. All events are free but registration is required and the full line-up of the week’s events and speakers as well as online registration is available online at donegalenterprise.ieTo receive information and reminders by text message just FREE Text – DEW to 50015Registration is also available by telephone 07491 60735STUNNING LINE-UP OF SPEAKERS AT 10TH DONEGAL ENTERPRISING BUSINESS WEEK was last modified: February 10th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalDonegal Enterprising Business WeekMichelle Monelast_img

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