Event of the Year
As part of Mayo Social Inclusion Week, Westport Chamber’s ‘Dare to Include’ Autumn business summit, with Disability Federation of Ireland, aimed to encourage business owners to consider how their activities can be open to all members of society, both as employees and as customers. The morning of the event examined workplace challenges, inclusive hospitality, built environment, with the keynote speaker being Jack Kavanagh, pharmacist and Diverse Ability Champion. Pól Ó Conghaile moderated the morning event. The afternoon component was held in the Leeson Enterprise Centre, and saw the launch of three pathways to employment projects.
In 2021 Cork chamber teamed up with Chambers of Commerce from all over Ireland to provide members with new experiences and valuable contacts through virtual meetings. The result was 8 high energy events, with over 450 registrations from across 11 Chambers.
The Carlow Business Awards are designed to celebrate the great businesses, people and community organisations across Carlow. The event was held across 3 venues on the same night, allowing space for social distancing. The awards had approximately 100 guests in attendance at each venue, while the event was also streamed live to a wider audience.
County Tipperary Chamber – County Tipperary Business Awards
County Tipperary Chamber undertook the project of moving their Annual Business Awards to a specialised and high-tech online platform, REMO. This event was pre-recorded and broadcast as ‘LIVE’ to over 1600 people in the county via YouTube and a full capacity audience on the REMO platform.
Kilkenny Chamber delivered an awards event designed to identify the great work being done by businesses and their amazing achievements, despite the severe adversity faced in recent years. The event acknowledged and celebrated those achievements in an environment of mutual respect and support.
Over 800 students from across the South East Region tuned in to ‘Engineering Careers-Making a Better World’ webinars as part of Toys4Engineers week, organised by Waterford Chamber. The event, was designed to encourage students to consider a STEAM career path, be it through education or apprenticeships.