Supports & Funding Opportunities for Start-Up Businesses - 14th September - Killkenny

The event has been specifically designed to help entrepreneurs and start-up businesses to understand and find out more about the services provided by organisations with a remit for enterprise development.


Expert advice will be available to inform entrepreneurs about where to start, what supports are available to set up and how to develop the business both on national and international markets.

Meet with representatives from a range of state agencies and organisations who support enterprise development

Hear from a panel of entrepreneurs – the real life experiences, the challenges and the opportunities

Find out more about the enterprise supports and funding opportunities available to support business start-up and development

Learn how you can turn innovative ideas into a commercial successes locally, nationally and internationally

Expert advice available for growth and business development into international markets


Anne Barber, Butterslip – award winning retail outlet 
Blaine Doyle, GlowDx – IBYE National Idea Category Award 2015
Rory Gannon/Laura Meade – Cake Face & Third Course Catering 
Liam Walsh, Peter Walsh & Sons (Manufacturing) Ltd

DATE: Thursday 14th September - 9.30am – 12.00noon

VENUE: Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny

Free but booking is essential

9.30am – 9.45am Registration 
9.45am - 10.00am Welcome from the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny 
10.00am – 10.15am MC John Purcell, Purcell Masterson & KCLR96FM introduces Panel of Speakers:
10.15am – 11.00am Panel discussion
11.00am – 11.10am Q&A
11.10am - 11.30am Introduction of Agencies (see below - agencies participating)
11.30am – 12noon Refreshments & opportunity to network


Contact Us

South East BIC CLG.
Unit 1B, Industrial Park
Cork Road, Waterford
X91 DT38

Tel: +353 51 356300

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