enterprise week


Women In Enterprise Team Up with DCC Business Opportunities Programme

Women In Enterprise, (WIE), are delighted to be working with Derry City Council’s Business Opportunities Programmers to welcome an inspirational key note speaker Caitlín O’Connor, as part of the Leadership Academy.

Enterprise Week comprises a week long programme of events running from 24th – 28th February 2014; the Leadership Academy takes place on Friday 28th at the University of Ulster – Magee Campus.

Local business women can avail of free expert advice on how to boost business or finally gain a foothold in the market.  The programme is supported by Invest Northern Ireland and part funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland, and aims to provide effective strategies for women already involved in business, or keen to launch a new product or service.

Key note speaker Caitlín O’Connor is widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts in networking, lead generation and marketing.  Her passion for empowering people to take control and action through learning inspire her exhilarating, energy charged and results oriented programmes.  Accelerating Performance was founded by Caitlìn O’Connor in 2005 to stimulate growth through forward thinking.  Caitlín is also an Ambassador with Dublin Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of IIBN.  In addition Caitlín is an accredited Emotional Intelligence practitioner.

WIE Chairperson, Helen McDonnell, stated “we are absolutely delighted to be working in association with Derry City Council’s Business Opportunities Programme.  This event is an excellent opportunity for WIE members and local businesses to be inspired by a leading industry expert – Caitlín O’Connor

Derry City Council Business Opportunities Programmer – Tara Nicholas commented:  “Derry City Council are delighted to be associated with Women in Enterprise who already work closely with local women in business, and this joint event will further strengthen that network of specially tailored support.

Be inspired by one of Ireland’s top business experts, Caitlín O’Connor, whose insights into successful networking will provide a fast track to success for your business. Don’t miss the chance to learn more about the art of generating referrals from existing customers and learn the latest techniques in successful networking and lead generation”.

You can register online for what promises to be an unmissable event at www.derrycity.gov.uk/BusinessOpportunities/EnterpriseWeek or alternatively contact Tara Nicholas at Derry City Council via email:  Tara.Nicholas@derrycity.gov.uk or by telephone:  028 7136 5151.


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For further information contact: Patricia Greene, Vice Chairperson – WIE:  patricia@nolka.com 077 49407634