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Local Enterprise Office Galway is encouraging more women to go from ‘local to global’ with their businesses by helping to organise events around the country, with over 1,000 female entrepreneurs expected.
Some 11 budding teenage entrepreneurs have been selected to represent Westmeath at the Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park.
Enterprise Ireland has released the results of its 2017 Annual Employment Survey. Nationally, results show that there are now 37,485 people, employed by 7,182 small businesses and start-ups, which have received support from their Local Enterprise Offices. LEO Galway worked with 254 clients in 2017 and created a total of 192 gross and 95 net new jobs.
A number of events are planned for Local Enterprise Week to increase awareness of the range of supports and services available to micro-enterprises from local enterprise offices.
The Local Enterprise Office Galway, in collaboration with Bord Iascaigh Mhara and Údarás na Gaeltachta, is busy preparing for the upcoming Beyond the West food and drink showcase, a trade-only event to support Irish producers to get a foothold in the marketplace. This exciting free event will be held on Tuesday March 6 from 10am to 1pm in Galway.
Strong entrepreneurial skills were in evidence among the 36 groups contesting the North Mayo Final of the Student Enterprise Programme at Ballina Sports Centre on Thursday, February 1.
Two local young entrepreneurs have been recognised at the county final of the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition.
Mayo Ideas Lab received a national award at the recent European Enterprise Promotion Awards 2017 during SME Enterprise Week in Tallinn, Estonia. The European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) is an initiative by the European Commission aimed at recognising and rewarding exceptional examples of support and promotion of entrepreneurship across Europe. Companies from all EU countries, as well as Iceland, Serbia, and Turkey can take part in the competition, with some 2,800 projects getting involved since the awards were established in 2006.
More than 900 students from 15 secondary schools in Mayo are setting up their own business enterprises through the Student Enterprise Programme in conjunction with Local Enterprise Offices.
The Local Enterprise Office Galway, which is responsible for fostering business start-ups and developing existing micro and small businesses, has launched its new autumn schedule of training courses. These business focused one-day workshops cover a range of areas, from marketing your business both online and offline to managing your business finances.