Businesses across Donegal are being encouraged to take advantage of the array of events and topics on offer at this year’s Local Enterprise Week, which runs from Monday 6th to Friday 10th March. Local Enterprise Week is a collaboration between Local Enterprise Office Donegal and its partners.

In total, 23 separate events will make up Local Enterprise Week 2023 with partners including WestBIC, ATU Donegal, Údarás NaGaeltachta, ERNACT - Donegal Digital, Donegal County Council, Alpha Innovation, Donegal ETB, Donegal Women In Business Network, Inishowen Development Partnership, Inishowen Innovation, Fáilte Ireland, WiSAR Lab and Enterprise Ireland all contributing to the comprehensive schedule.

At a photo-call to mark the launch of the programme, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Liam Blaney highlighted the necessity for all small enterprises to use the opportunity to tap into the wide range of supports available to them: “Through our Local Enterprise Office, Donegal County Council is providing vital services and assistance to our local businesses. We want to ensure that our businesses utilise the various programmes and supports available to them through the LEO and other agencies”. Commenting on this year’s programme of events, Brenda Hegarty, Head of Enterprise Donegal said: “The theme for this year’s Local Enterprise Week is ‘Be Inspired’, and this year’s events will stimulate creative thought, motivate action, encourage businesses to be ambitious, and get out there to realise their vision successfully. Working closely with our stakeholders, we have put together a comprehensive programme of events taking place from Monday, 6th to Friday, 10th March, that will inspire and help fuel people’s entrepreneurial instincts. From our Digital Marketing Expo to Building Firm Foundations and Stories of Donegal’s Fashion and Textile Industry and Inspirational Leadership Lessons, this Local Enterprise Week has everything required to ‘Be Inspired.”

Donegal Digital session for digital tech SMEs and entrepreneurs
Learn how Digital Innovation Hubs across Donegal can support start-ups to assist their growth at 'Supporting Start-ups through the Donegal Digital Innovation Hub Network'. This will take place at 3pm in the CoLab, ATU and online. Guest speakers include Leah Fairman, Evelyn Smith, Anne Marie McLaughlin and Mícheál Ó Duibhir

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