Enterprise Ireland, Network Ireland and Local Enterprise Offices hold a Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow for female entrepreneurs in Co Clare

14th June 2017

Enterprise Ireland, Network Ireland and Local Enterprise Offices are holding a Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow for female entrepreneurs on 14th June at Bunratty Castle Hotel in Co Clare.

The aim of the roadshow is to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs nationally by showcasing the ‘Steps to Success’ of thriving Irish business women and entrepreneurs who are either Enterprise Ireland or LEO client companies.

Building on the successful ‘Fuelling Ambition’ initiative introduced in 2016, this year’s roadshow will feature an Elevator Pitch competition with a prize package worth €4,000 at each location including:

  • 10 sessions with Enterprise Ireland Mentors and attendance at Enterprise Ireland’s Excel at Export Selling training programme
  • Annual membership of Network Ireland
  • Leadership training programme with the Entrepreneurs Academy, a national entrepreneur development organisation that has trained and supported 30,000 start-ups and small businesses

Participants at the roadshow will hear from relevant keynote speakers and successful female entrepreneurs who will share their experiences and insights on the road to business success. Representatives from Enterprise Ireland, the LEOs and Network Ireland will be on hand to discuss the wide range of supports available to female entrepreneurs and those thinking of starting their own businesses. The events will also provide an opportunity to network with like-minded entrepreneurs and business people.

The Mid-West event at Bunratty Castle Hotel on 14th June will be MC'd by Nigel Dugdale and we will hear from the following two successful female entrepreneurs: