Posted 06/03/2017

Local Enterprise Week 2017

05 - 10 March 2017

Running from March 5th to 10th, Kildare Local Enterprise Office will be celebrating Local Enterprise Week with a range of events for start-ups, aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses in Kildare.

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Local Enterprise Week set to inspire and motivate thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners nationwide.
Entrepreneurs of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, seminars, advice clinics and one-to-one mentoring on every aspect of business, including: starting a business, trading on-line, finance, tendering, growing a business through digital marketing, cyber security, intellectual property, and being Brexit-ready.

Tendering to Win


7th March - Go-2-Tender - Introduction to Tendering is designed to be a practical workshop, aimed specifically at small business owners that have never completed a tender before.
Tuesday 7th March 2017 , from 9.30am – 1pm, in the Training Room Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare.
Half day training workshop.

Launch of the Management Development Network


8th March - Blaise Brosnan, Management Resource Institute.
Open to all businesses operational for more than 18 months.
Wednesday  March 8th 12.30 pm – 2,00pm ,Osprey Hotel Naas County Kildare.

Briefing on Leo Supports including Trading On Line Information Session


9th March - This seminar will go through the supports available from the Local Enterprise Office.There will also be a presentation on the top 10 tips for On-Line trading
This event will take place in the Training Room, Kildare County Council, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare on Thursday 9th March at 6:00pm

Brexit Briefing


Build on what you know, plan for what you don’t ...
9th March - Michael Moroney, Mid East Regional Director of Enterprise Ireland
The event will directly be followed by the announcement of the Winner of LEO Kildare’s Enterprise Award by Micheal Moroney and Peter Carey CEO Kildare County Council.
It will take place in Áras Chill Dara Naas County Kildare on Thursday 9th March.
Registration 9.00-11.30 am. Light refreshments served
Booking is essential by  logging on to :

Lean for Micro Information Session

10th March - Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues within their businesses.

Lean is shorthand for focusing on effectiveness and efficiency across all areas of a business
09:30am Registration
10:00am Welcome & Introduction to Lean for Micro-Jacqui Mc Nabb - Local Enterprise Office (Kildare )
10:10am Lean for Micro Pilot Benefits - Robert Hernan – Enterprise Ireland
10.40am SME Case Studies
- Garry Corbett Head of Continuous Improvement & HR at Dawn Farm Foods Ltd.
- Subhash Kamath, Business Process Architect at Bord na Móna
- Eamon Redmond, Operations Manager at Lily O'Brien's Chocolates
12.30pm Q & A
01.00pm  Close

For more information on all of these events contact the Local Enterprise Office, Kildare.
Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare W91 X77F
Tel: 045 980838