Managing time and money is the theme for LEO Donegal on National Women's Enterprise Day 2017.
National Women’s Enterprise Day will celebrated in Donegal on October 12 with a business event in Dillon’s Hotel, Letterkenny. Three leading women in enterprise will be giving talks and advice on improving productivity and making finances stronger.
Organised by Local Enterprise Office, Donegal, as part of a national celebration of women in enterprise, speakers will include founder of beproductive.ie Moira Dunne, Gillian Doyle of Donegal-based firm Cerebreon – (spelling) Technologies and entrepreneur Rose Kervick who is former owner of eumom.com and now owner of RMK Management Consultancy.
The Donegal event runs from 9.30am until 2.30pm is sure to inspire women in business with real gems of knowledge from three experienced and encouraging entrepreneurs.
The event will kick off with Moira Dunne of Be Productive, who will deliver a thought provoking talk on how to maximise your productivity and turn busy into productive. Moira prides herself on offering practical tips and tools to help entrepreneurs to make themselves more effective everyday.
“At beproductive.ie our mission is to help organisations and their employees increase their productivity by providing practical training, advice, tips and techniques,” Moira Dunne said.
Building on the insights from Moira, we will be joined by two female entrepreneurs, who will share their personal stories on how they have developed their businesses and how they manage the challenges to allow them to achieve results and drive the business on.
Business Strategy Consultant Rose Kervick has worked in senior leadership roles in both US corporates and Irish SMEs.
“I act as a trusted adviser to business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders and I help clients plan for growth in their companies via new business opportunities, product development and strategic marketing programmes,” said Rose.
Gillian Doyle of Cerebreon Technologies was a category winner in the Donegal final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition. She went on to scoop the Regional Award for Best Business Idea at the regional finals in Sligo.
Although she speaks speak lots of tech languages, Gillian prefers communicating in plain English and the story of how she set clear goals to create a high-tech business in Donegal is fascinating.
Head of Enterprise in Donegal, Michael Tunney, maintained that Donegal women in business will be inspired by the three speakers.
“All three speakers offer will offer real insight and key tips on how to better focus on business goals and use time effectively. We’re delighted to have such strong female entrepreneurs speaking in Donegal and we are certain that those attending will take away lots of learning from hearing their success stories,” Mr Tunney said.
The Donegal event is just one of 15 LEO ( Local Enterprise Office) led events nationwide with this year’s set to be the biggest National Enterprise Day yet.
“Through financial assistance, microfinance loans, mentoring, training and networking, Local Enterprise Office, Donegal supports female entrepreneurs every year and we want to really celebrate their inspiring success stories on October 12,” Mr Tunney concluded.
Places at the Donegal event are certain to fill up quickly and anyone interested in booking a place is urged to get online and book soon at – localenterprise.ie/donegal