Enterprise week ends with seminar
LOCAL Enterprise Office Wicklow arranged a host of different events as part of Local Enterprise Week, including a flagship seminar on mega trends.
A full house of over 60 participants heard from renowned international speaker Iain Jawad of global growth consulting company Frost and Sullivan, who explained what is required in building a new opportunities through market research and information on mega trends, such as urbanisation, new modes of transport, connectivity and convergence.
‘Local Enterprise week is a great opportunity for us to highlight the services we offer to the business community in County Wicklow,’ said Sheelagh Daly, Head of Enterprise at LEO Wicklow.
‘By embracing this rare opportunity to hear about mega trends, SMEs in County Wicklow are proving to be tech savvy and innovative, two key elements to staying successful in business. We want to encourage more businesses to engage with us and explore how we can support and grow their business into the future.’
Over 200 business people attended LEO events during Local Enterprise Week. There was excellent attendance at the free trading online seminar in which Noel Davison of the Entrepreneurs Academy outlined the benefits and practicalities of developing an ecommerce strategy and engaging with customers online.
Marketing for SMEs and Start your own Business training courses also took place during the week.
Rachel Davis of Remedy Pilates with Clodagh Whelan, lecturer at IT Carlow, at the mega trend seminar.