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Local Government Procurement Opportunities is Focus of Free Supplier Engagement Event

  Local Government Procurement Opportunities is Focus of Free Supplier Engagement Event

Fingal County Council is one of eight local authorities from Greater Dublin and surrounding areas supporting a Supplier Engagement event focusing on local government procurement opportunities. InterTradeIreland, together with the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) are hosting the free half-day event at the CityWest Hotel on October 1.
Local government in Ireland manage contracts which support and […]

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Fiid Tames the Lions Den at the 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition

  Fiid Tames the Lions Den at the 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition

Fiid, the producer of ambient vegan ready meals, emerged as the winning start-up business from the Lions Den competition held at the recent 2019 National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition at the CityWest at the Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre in Dublin, which attracted over 2,000 visitors from across Ireland.
Shane Ryan (pictured above), […]

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Lions Den Finalists Announced For National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition – Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

  Lions Den Finalists Announced For National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition – Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

Four start-ups have been chosen to enter the ‘Lions Den’ at the National Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition being held on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at the Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre in Dublin, which is expected to attract over 3,000 visitors from across Ireland. The four Finalists are:
* Fiid
* Gogo Roos/Humble Acre
* […]

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Major Cash Prize For Sportstech Start-ups Competing to be Crowned ‘The Front Runner’

  Major Cash Prize For Sportstech Start-ups Competing to be Crowned ‘The Front Runner’

Start-ups in the sportstech industry are being targeted in an innovative new competition entitled ‘The Front Runner’, aimed at showcasing this country’s talent in the sector. Enterprise Ireland is putting forward a cash prize of ten thousand euro to help take these businesses to the next level.
The contest is the latest element of the One-Zero […]

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The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

  The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, retail, food service and hospitality sectors – is being held at the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. The event will highlight the key trends and challenges facing the industry, […]

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Irish-UK Trade Relations to the Fore of Manufacturing Solutions Ireland 2019

  Irish-UK Trade Relations to the Fore of Manufacturing Solutions Ireland 2019

Irish-UK trade relations are to the fore of this year’s Manufacturing Solutions Ireland event, as the manufacturing supply chain roadshow and conference, hosted by GTMA* and LIT, has already confirmed more than 100 exhibitors and participants from both sides of the Irish Sea. Now in its third year, the popular event has grown to include […]

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TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – May 30th, RDS, Dublin

  TechConnect Live – Ireland’s Largest Technology Event – May 30th, RDS, Dublin

TechConnect Live, which is Ireland’s largest annual business and technology exhibition for Micro, SME and Enterprise level companies, is being held on Thursday, May 30th at the RDS in Dublin. With its comprehensive programme of free workshops and key note speakers combined with a vast array of exhibitors displaying the latest technological solutions available, TechConnect Live […]

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The UK National Construction Expo – The Arena MK, Milton Keynes – 1st May 2019

  The UK National Construction Expo – The Arena MK, Milton Keynes – 1st May 2019

The UK National Construction Expo is being held at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes in England on Wednesday, 1st May 2019.
Although British construction activity overall has slowed, chiefly due to businesses continuing to postpone major building projects due to Brexit uncertainty, which is impacting the commercial construction and civil engineering sectors, house building remains buoyant.
Of […]

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South East Business Expo Coincides With New Regional Enterprise Plan

  South East Business Expo Coincides With New Regional Enterprise Plan

More than 450 people visited the recent South East Business Expo, which was held at the WIT Arena in Waterford on 3rd April 2019. The event was timely, following shortly after the Government’s launch of the New Regional Enterprise Plan for the South East.
Featuring 60 exhibitors, the South East Business Expo was designed to bring […]

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National Construction Summit – This Thursday, 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

  National Construction Summit – This Thursday, 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

There is still time left to register to attend the fifth National Construction Summit, which will be held on Thursday, 14th March 2019 at the Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin.
The staging of the National Construction Summit is timely with construction industry output in the Republic of Ireland predicted to expand by 20% to €24 billion […]

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Chronic Under-investment in Regional Infrastructure Placing Economic Growth at Risk

  Chronic Under-investment in Regional Infrastructure Placing Economic Growth at Risk

Over 300 delegates attended the recent Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sold-out annual national conference in Cork. The conference, with headline sponsor EY, heard that strategic project management of regional infrastructure is vital to ensure stabilisation and future growth of the Irish economy.
Speaking at the conference, which was held for the first time […]

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National Construction Summit -Thursday 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

  National Construction Summit -Thursday 14th March 2019 – Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

The fifth National Construction Summit will be held on Thursday, 14th March 2019 at the Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin.
Incorporating a number of complementary events and an extensive array of seminars, workshops and exhibition stands, showcasing the latest products, services and technology for the construction, engineering, sustainable building, maintenance and architectural sectors, the 2019 National […]

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

  Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

More than 2,000 people are expected to visit the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo that will be held at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, on Wednesday, 13th February 2019. The theme of the event is ‘Creating an Innovative Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ecosystem’.
Incorporating a comprehensive conference programme along with 150 exhibition […]

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2019 ISPE Europe Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

  2019 ISPE Europe Annual Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has announced its keynote speakers for their 2019 Europe Annual Conference. Taking place in Dublin, Ireland, 1–4 April 2019, keynote addresses will showcase global pharmaceutical industry leaders offering compelling and enlightening presentations on industry-critical technical developments.
Keynote Speakers:
Jim Breen – Vice President – Lead Biologics Expansion, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, ISPE Board […]

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Irish Manufacturing Renaissance in Peril

  Irish Manufacturing Renaissance in Peril

“Manufacturing is incredibly important to our economy and we are going through a ‘Renaissance’. Our economy has been performing strongly and manufacturing is at the centre,” said Fergal O’Brien (pictured), Director of Policy and Chief Economist, IBEC, when addressing the recent National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference at Citywest Hotel in Dublin.
“Ireland is one of […]

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Winners of the 2019 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

  Winners of the 2019 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

Former CEO and non-executive director of Creganna-Tactx Medical, Helen Ryan has been crowned the Outstanding Industry Contribution winner at this year’s IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards. The event, which celebrates the finest in Irish manufacturing, took place at the Citywest Hotel Convention Centre on the evening of the 17th of January, following the record […]

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

The recent National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, held at the Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, set new records in terms of its scale and visitor numbers.
More than 5,000 people from all over Ireland attended the 2019 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which incorporated a comprehensive conference programme featuring 220 speakers […]

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Cork Chamber to Mark its 200 Year Anniversary

  Cork Chamber to Mark its 200 Year Anniversary

Cork Chamber of Commerce have launched their 200 year anniversary programme, with the announcement that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will give the keynote speech at this year’s Annual Dinner. In his first address to a business audience since his second term inauguration, the President will address attendees at the sell-out Annual Dinner in […]

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Leading Project Managers to Gather For 5th Annual PM Summit

  Leading Project Managers to Gather For 5th Annual PM Summit

PM Summit, Ireland’s most diverse conference for project, programme and portfolio management professionals, will take place in the Convention Centre, Dublin, on Wednesday, 13th March. The conference will be of interest to the 52,000 current project management practitioners in Ireland and international delegates, as well as aspiring project managers.
Now in its fifth consecutive year, more than […]

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HBAN to Sign Up 75 New Angels in 2019

  HBAN to Sign Up 75 New Angels in 2019

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and an initiative of Enterprise Ireland, InterTradeIreland and Invest Northern Ireland, has announced that it plans to recruit 75 new business angels in 2019. The new investors will have a combined total of at least €15 million available to invest […]

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

  National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

Approximately 3,000 people from all over Ireland are expected to visit the 2019 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Thursday, January 17th, making the event the largest gathering of the manufacturing and supply chain community in the country.
Now in its sixth year, the National Manufacturing and Supply […]

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Teagasc National Dairy Conference to Focus on Sustainability

  Teagasc National Dairy Conference to Focus on Sustainability

‘Making Dairy Farming More Sustainable’  is the theme of this year’s Teagasc National Dairy Conference which is taking place at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork  on Tuesday, 27 November  and again at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone  on Wednesday, 28 November.
The conference will examine the opportunities for Irish grass fed milk products with industry speakers providing a perspective from […]

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Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

  Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

Premier Publishing & Events, in partnership with Irish Manufacturing Research, has launched the inaugural Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards. The awards are the first of their kind on the island of Ireland to celebrate the manufacturing and production industry. The Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards will be presented on January 17th, 2019 at the Citywest […]

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Proposed EU Legislation Poses Imminent Threat to Irish Economic Model

  Proposed EU Legislation Poses Imminent Threat to Irish Economic Model

One of the central pillars of Ireland’s economic model is under considerable threat with the re-issuing of Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base ( CCCTB ) proposal by the European Commission, according to Seamus Coffey, Economist and Chair of The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council. The proposal would see a single set of rules which would calculate […]

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Research and Innovation Critical to Business Success Post Brexit

  Research and Innovation Critical to Business Success Post Brexit

The Managing Director of the Industry Research and Development Group (IRDG) says increased investment in research and innovation by both the business sector and the State is critical in order for Irish businesses to survive the hard hitting impact of Brexit. Denis Hayes says despite budget 2019 proposals State expenditure on research and innovation will […]

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DCU to Represent Ireland on Global Stage at Enactus World Cup

  DCU to Represent Ireland on Global Stage at Enactus World Cup

Student social entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and Enactus alumni from across the country gathered recently in Bank of Ireland, Grand Canal Square to celebrate the official Enactus Team Ireland Launch ahead of the Enactus World Cup in Silicon Valley from 9th-11th October.
Enactus Ireland is one of 36 country organisations around the world that operates an Enactus programme, bringing […]

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Dairygold Crowned King at the 2018 Food & Drink Business Awards

  Dairygold Crowned King at the 2018 Food & Drink Business Awards

Dairygold Food Ingredients was crowned company of the year at the 2018 Food & Drink Business Awards. The event, which celebrated the best of manufacturing and the people behind the products, followed the Food & Drink Business Europe Conference and Exhibition. Both events were held recently at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin.
A total of 245 […]

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Government’s Three Pronged Approach to Food & Drink Industry Ahead of Brexit

  Government’s Three Pronged Approach to Food & Drink Industry Ahead of Brexit

Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture Andrew Doyle TD (pictured) has identified three key areas the Government is negotiating on as Brexit looms. Speaking at the recent Food & Drink Business Europe Conference and Exhibition held at The Citywest Hotel in Dublin, the Minister outlined the importance of maintaining a strong trading relationship […]

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Five Companies From the Gaeltacht Go For Gold in Prestigious Finals

  Five Companies From the Gaeltacht Go For Gold in Prestigious Finals

The Irish language and Ireland’s Irish speaking(Gaeltacht) regions will play a huge part in this year’s Food & Drink Awards as five producers have made it to the grand final. The event which celebrates the best of manufacturing and the people behind the products, takes place in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin, on the 5th of […]

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National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

  National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018, Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, is being held at the Citywest Convention Centre on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018.
The theme of the 2018 National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition is ‘Collaborating for an Innovative […]

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Dublin Selected as Host City For Global DIY Summit in 2019

  Dublin Selected as Host City For Global DIY Summit in 2019

Dublin has been selected to host the 2019 Global DIY Summit following a competitive process which included bids from a number of key convention destinations including Rome and Amsterdam. The event, which will take place over the course of two days in the Convention Centre Dublin next June, is expected to generate up to €5 […]

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Failed Projects Cost Irish Companies €580,000

  Failed Projects Cost Irish Companies €580,000

PM Summit, Ireland’s most diverse conference for project, programme and portfolio management professionals, has announced the results of a new survey which reveals that failed projects cost Irish companies on average €580,000. The research, which involved 407 project management professionals in Ireland from a broad range of sectors and was carried out with the assistance […]

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More Milk Needed to Cover Demand in 2030 – New Technologies Will Help

  More Milk Needed to Cover Demand in 2030 – New Technologies Will Help

Between now and 2030 worldwide demand growth for milk and milk products will be three times the level of current US milk production. This was one of the main findings of the latest publication, from the IFCN – the Dairy Research Network – discussed at the 19th IFCN Dairy Conference, held at Teagasc, Moorepark, Cork.
Today, […]

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The Interconnected Era – Shaping Your Digital Transformation Strategy

  The Interconnected Era – Shaping Your Digital Transformation Strategy

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, will host an event at 14:00 on Thursday, 28th June in Quay 14, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1 to advise  Irish companies on how to digitally transform their business to remain competitive.
Digital is disrupting the business world and driving increased need for collaboration. Businesses, partners and end users are becoming more reliant on one […]

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TechConnect Live 2018 Opens This Wednesday – May 30th – at RDS, Dublin

  TechConnect Live 2018 Opens This Wednesday – May 30th – at RDS, Dublin

Time is running out to register to attend TechConnect Live, Ireland’s largest technology event, which will be held at the RDS, Dublin, on Wednesday, 30th of May 2018. TechConnect Live provides a unique forum for technology companies, start-ups, investors and the largest Irish and global end users of technology and services in order to facilitate […]

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New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

  New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

The Mid West’s thriving aerospace and aviation industry will feature strongly at Manufacturing Solutions 2018, Ireland’s manufacturing supply chain conference and trade show, hosted by the GTMA* and Limerick Institute of Technology. Guest speakers from Boeing, Shannon IASC and Enterprise Ireland will discuss this growth industry which already employs over 1,600 people in more than […]

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