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Shannon Chamber Business Breakfast with:

An Introduction to InterTradeIreland’s Challenge Programme

Wednesday, 24 September
Venue: Entry Point North Ireland C/O Irish Aviation Authority Building
Ballycasey Cross, Shannon
Registration 8.30a.m.
Briefing commences at 9am to 10.30am

Never worry about competitors again!

In the last 2 years, 22 companies transformed in just 9 months by exploiting a highly profitable route to significant business growth.

Now InterTradeIreland is helping more do the same.

You will lead your people to apply a proven, reliable and repeatable approach to successfully developing new products, services, customers or markets, all while minimising the time money and risk involved.

‘We made more progress with a couple of ideas in three months than we’d made in two years’. - John Murphy, Regen Waste, Newry

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Are you up for the Challenge?

InterTradeIreland is looking for ambitious companies to attend this FREE two-hour briefing session, organised in association with Shannon Chamber.   

You will be shown how  to lead people to apply a proven, reliable and repeatable approach to successfully develop new products, services customers or markets….while minimising the time, money and risk involved. 

‘In the past innovation was left to one or two people, now many are involved and all are bought into the process.’ - Ursula Owens, Clada, Galway '

'We now have an embedded innovation-focused mind-set, more streamlined thought processes and with this, new capabilities have been uncovered.’ - Christine Nangle, e Docs, Dublin. 

The Support

Companies that attend this briefing event will be invited to take part in the Challenge Programme - a rigorous learning and selection process where up to 25 companies each year will receive around £20,000/€23,000 worth of intensive mentoring support and assistance to help deliver seriously ambitious growth.

“The programme has helped us to significantly increase our turnover.”  - Gillian Bonnar, Quad –x, Ballymena

The method used in this programme has been responsible for over £1.5bn of successful products and services across the world.

This is a free event, To book a place, email or call 061 708 341eynote Address By Julie Sinnamon, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Ireland


Corporate Sponsors 2014


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Rates Still a Concern for Business

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