Brexit Roadshows

Enterprise Ireland has taken to the road for May and June to host a number of regional discussions to assist companies in preparing and planning for Brexit. The events provide a platform for robust discussion, information and practical advice for those preparing for Brexit. Hear first-hand how other companies are putting plans in place for Brexit. Members of the Enterprise Ireland Brexit and Global team will give insights into the challenges and opportunities Brexit presents and the practical supports available. The events are also an opportunity to network with your peers. 

These events are suited to companies who may have an exposure to Brexit on the supply or export side or are concerned about competition the market place. The Brexit roadshows are the first in a series of events and will be followed a later in the year with workshops to support capability building to help companies strengthen their resilience in the face of Brexit.

See details below for events in Waterford, Monaghan, Galway, Limerick, Dublin.

Location

Waterford

Date

Tuesday 23rd May, 2017

Time

8am

Venue

WIT Sports Arena (Please note that the event will take place in Studio One the WIT ARENA)

Agenda

08.00 Registration and Minister Halligan arrives
08.30 Minister Halligan opens
08.35 Welcome - Martin Corkery, Regional Director, Enterprise Ireland, South and South East
08.40 Prepare and Plan for Brexit - Anne Lanigan, Head of Brexit Unit, Enterprise Ireland - 9 areas of exposure, Brexit Scorecard, Be Prepared grant, 5 Strategic Responses
09.10 Panel discussion
         Jonathan Healy - Moderator
         Joe Connolly, CEO, Connolly's Red Mills
         Robert Byrne, Sales Director, Burnside Eurocyl
         George Banks, Commercial Director, The Packaging Hub
         Sean Davis, Enterprise Ireland Regional Director, North America
09.40 Audience questions
10.00 Ends

Further Information

Hosted by Jonathan Healy, Broadcaster, this event will focus on identifying exposure to Brexit, winning international sales and  other strategies to address Brexit challenges and opportunities.   Panellists will include Joe Connolly, CEO, Connolly Red Mills; George Banks, Commercial Director, The Packaging Hub, Robert Byrne, Sales Director Burnside Eurocyl Ltd and Sean Davis, Enterprise Ireland Regional Director, North America.   With contributions from Anne Lanigan, Manager of the Enterprise   Ireland Brexit Unit and Martin Corkery,  Enterprise Ireland Regional Director, South and South East and the opportunity to pose your own questions, it promises to be a must attend for those serious about preparing and planning for Brexit. 

The event will be opened by Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan, TD. 

Registration begins at 8.00am.

Registration

Registration closed.

Location

Monaghan

Date

Thursday 25th May, 2017

Venue

The Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan

Time

8am

Agenda

08:00 Registration
08.30 Welcome - Michael Brougham, Regional Director, Enterprise Ireland, Eastern and Midlands
08.40 Prepare and Plan for Brexit - Anne Lanigan, Head of Brexit Unit, Enterprise Ireland
09.10 Panel discussion
         George Crowe, Managing Director, Univet
         Mícheál Briody, Chief Executive Officer, Silver Hill Foods
         Padraig McEneany, Managing Director, Celtic Pure
         Jonathan McMillan, Senior Development Adviser, Enterprise Ireland
09.40 Audience questions
10.00 Ends

Further Information

Hosted by Richard Curran, Broadcaster, this event will focus on identifying exposure to Brexit, winning international sales and  other strategies to address Brexit challenges and opportunities. Panellists on the day will include George Crowe, Managing Director, Univet; Micheál Briody, Chief Executive Officer, Silver Hill Foods, and Padraig McEneany, Managing Director, Celtic Pure.  With contributions from Anne Lanigan, Manager of the Enterprise Ireland Brexit Unit and Michael Brougham,  Enterprise Ireland Regional Director, Eastern and Midlands and the opportunity to pose your own questions, it promises to be a must attend for those serious about preparing and planning for Brexit. 

This event is suited to companies who may have an exposure to Brexit on the export or supply side or are concerned about competition in the market place. 

Attendance is free but registration necessary.

Registration

Register here for Monaghan

Location

Galway

Date

Tuesday 30th May, 2017

Venue

The Clayton Hotel Galway

Time

8am

Agenda

Host: Broadcaster Jonathan Healy
08:00 Registration
08:30 Welcome: Barry Egan, Regional Director Enterprise Ireland, West region
08:40 Prepare and Plan for Brexit: Anne Lanigan, Head of Brexit Unit, Enterprise Ireland
09:10 Panel Discussion
         Michael Burke, Managing Director, Chanelle Group
         Sean Kenna, CEO, CBE Software
         Sinead Lonergan, Enterprise Ireland Country Manager, France
09:40 Audience Questions
10:00 Ends

Further Information

Hosted by broadcaster Jonathan Healy, this event will focus on identifying exposure to Brexit, winning international sales and other strategies to address Brexit challenges and opportunities.  Panellists will include Michael Burke, Managing Director, Chanelle Group; Sean Kenna, CEO, CBE Software, John Concannon, Managing Director, JFC Manufacturing Co. Ltd and contributions from Anne Lanigan, Manager of the Enterprise Ireland Brexit Unit and Barry Egan, Enterprise Ireland Regional Director, West and North West regions.

With the opportunity to pose your own questions, it promises to be a must attend for those serious about preparing and planning for Brexit.

Attendance is free but registration necessary.

Event commences at 8am.

Registration

Register here for Galway

Location

Limerick

Date

Thursday 8th June, 2017

Venue

Thomond Park

Time

8am

Registration

Email BrexitUnit@enterprise-ireland.com to register your interest

 

Location

Dublin

Date

TBC

Venue

TBC

Time

8am

Registration

Email BrexitUnit@enterprise-ireland.com to register your interest

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