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INC60 is a new business network for start-ups focusing on entrepreneurial topics in the west.
Continuing on from the successful meeting last month on Setting New Goals, February’s meeting of the Mayo Open Coffee Club (MOCC) will take place on Wednesday, February 6, at 9.30am in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC), Castlebar.
The Mayo Open Coffee Club (MOCC) team would like to wish all their attendees a healthy and happy New Year and to get you all off to a new start, the January’s MOCC will take place on Wednesday, January 9, at 9.30am in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar where the facilitator for the first month of the year will be Donncha Hughes, business advisor and trainer (www.startuphughes.com) who will focus on ‘New Year, New You and Setting Goals for 2013’.
More than 200 jobs have been created by client companies of the Innovation in Business Centres (IiBC) in GMIT Castlebar and Galway with some 90 being created in Mayo since the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar opened its doors six years ago (2006). The IiBC at GMIT offers desk space, office space, and virtual space to new start-up companies and also runs enterprise programmes funded by various enterprise agencies.
December’s Mayo Open Coffee Club meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 5, in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar at 9.30am and there will be a distinctly Christmas feel to the event.
Do you ever feel your business is not getting enough media attention? Learning how to write and distribute press releases could kick start your publicity campaign. Experienced PR and copywriting specialist Lesley Emerson from PR West (www.prwest.ie) will talk about "DIY press releases" at the next MOCC meeting due to take place next Wednesday, October 3, in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar at 9.30am. It will cover everything from identifying a good story angle to presenting and distributing your press release.
New opportunities for start-ups and existing businesses in Mayo and the west region were outlined at the annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship event in GMIT Castlebar last Monday.
On Thursday evening last Kilmurry u18 girls travelled to Moneen to take on league leaders Castlebar Town. Town unusually started the game slowly letting the Kilmurry girls dictate the early play with the first five minutes played in the Town half, but the Town defence stood firm marshalled by captain Michelle Kelly and Danielle Caldwell with Aoife Brody and Melissa Patterson covering the flanks.
Have you ever wondered what is mark up or margin? How do I calculate my break even point? What factors should I consider when pricing my product? These are all the questions that will be answered at the next MOCC meeting due to take place on Wednesday August 1 at 9.30am in the Innovation in Business Centre (IiBC) at GMIT Castlebar. Tracey Glacken from Glacken Accountants (www.glackenaccountants.com) will guide you through the steps of costing and pricing for your business.
The Innovation Centre at GMIT Castlebar along with South West Mayo Development Company are to launch their new Small Medium Enterprise Programme (now called the Enterprise Accelerator Programme) in July 2012.