The Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship event is just under three weeks away, taking place on Monday, September 15 in St Mary's Hall, GMIT, Mayo Campus at 6.30pm. It promises to be a great evening for aspiring entrepreneurs with great guests, interesting panel discussions, networking opportunities and free mentoring.
For more information on the event itself and booking information check out www.spiriteventwest.com The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Event at GMIT Mayo was established back in 2006. Now running for over seven years, the GMIT Innovation Hubs regularly attract hundreds of people to the event. Invited speakers share their experiences of establishing and running a business, including the many challenges and lessons learned along the way. GMIT Innovation Hubs client companies also showcase their product offerings, allowing people to view the types of businesses formed since the opening of the centre.
Other enterprise agencies in the county are also invited to come along and talk to people about setting up a business. These organisations include Enterprise Ireland, Mayo Local Enterprise Office, Local Integrated Development Companies, Mayo Ideas Lab, Patent Attorney, Business Angels etc. This ensures that all enterprise agencies work together in a cohesive fashion in Mayo to promote the enterprise supports available to new start-up companies.