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InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme

Over twenty Shannon Chamber member companies have applied to go on InterTradeIreland’s Challenge programme, which helps businesses to develop a strategy for innovation. This amazingly high take-up is the result of a briefing seminar which the Chamber held in Entry Point North, Shannon, in conjunction with InterTradeIreland. While all applications have yet to be analysed for their suitability for the programme, it is clear that the next Challenge programme, which assists 25 companies nationwide every year, will have Shannon representation. [Read more...]
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Shannon Chamber Calls on Shannon Businesses to Partake in InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme

Shannon Chamber and InterTradeIreland are looking for ambitious companies in the Shannon area to attend a free two-hour briefing on InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme, which in the past two years has helped 22 companies transform their businesses in just nine months. [Read more...]

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INVITATION TO BECOME A FRIEND OF SHANNON AIRPORT

In response to requests from people asking how they can get involved in supporting Shannon Airport, we are facilitating a meeting at the Airport on Wednesday the 16th of July at 5.30pm for people who might be interested in becoming part of a new independent voluntary support group for the Airport. [Read more]

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Sunshine and Full Fairways for Shannon Chambers Golf Classic - 24/06/2014

The fairways at Shannon Golf Club were packed to capacity last Thursday for Shannon Chamber’s annual golf classic. Almost 160 corporate golfers took time away from the office to network in a casual setting and teed off to compete for a host of valuable prizes, including golf holidays for a Hole in One and nearest the pin. [Read more..]

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The Shannon Venue Enters Design Phase

The Shannon Venue has entered an exciting phase in the project to deliver a community, civic and arts centre for Shannon. The design team, which was appointed in May, following a detailed procurement process, are now working towards having plans ready for submission to Clare County Council by September 2014. [Read more...]

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Rates Still a Concern for Business

Shannon Chamber today (Friday, 16 May 2014) called on the Government to review the rating system in Ireland and to replace it with a model that reflects current and future economic climates. This call was made at the Chamber’s spring lunch in Dromoland, Co Clare at which Mr Phil Hogan T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government gave the keynote address. The newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr Jianguo XU, was guest of honour. [Read more...]

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Ministers Quinn and Cannon launch the first ever five year strategy for Further Education and Training

Further Education and Training needs to be seen as a strong and valid alternative to Higher Education. The first ever strategy for the Further Education and Training (FET) sector is being launched by the Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., and Minister of State for Training and Skills Ciarán Cannon T.D. [Read more..]

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Chamber Hosts Seminar to Outline Financial Support Available to Internationally Trading Companies

“Companies trading internationally need to protect their margins by having a foreign exchange policy,” advised Shannon Chamber’s chief executive Helen Downes, announcing details of a forthcoming seminar aimed at assisting companies plan the funding aspects of their international trade. [Read more..]

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Attached document 'Taking care of Business' half day event details