Pitch Perfect: Unique networking event planned for local businesses

Business owners, social enterprises and community groups across Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo are being invited to a unique networking event in Claremorris next month.

‘REBOOT’ is running a free event on communication, networking andpPitching, which will be hosted by broadcasting veteran, Ciaran Mullooly. These are key skills for all owner/managers of small businesses and leadership teams in social enterprises.

The expert speaker for this masterclass is Noel Davidson, Director of Training at The Entrepreneurs Academy, who trained extensively in the USA. Noel will draw on personal experience across a variety of sectors to share his top tips on how to ace your pitch and make networking a key tool in your business.

In addition, Donal Byrne, MD Big Red Barn will share his entrepreneurial journey and explain how he grew his business to over 50 employees in the highly competitive and topical modular build sector.

The panel discussion will discuss the myriad of challenges facing business and social entrepreneurs in today’s economic climate.

Guiding the proceedings will be MC Ciaran Mullooly. Ciaran spent almost 30 years as RTÉ’s Midlands Correspondent and is a familiar and popular presence across the Midlands and Connacht. Since retiring Ciaran has become even more involved in community activities and projects. He is a key member of the Lough Ree Access for All programme which provides people with mobility issues access to pleasure boat excursions on Lough Ree.

Sue O’Toole, SWMDC Senior LEADER Enterprise Officer said: “We are excited to launch our latest REBOOT event to support rural business, social enterprises and community groups in Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

“This event is the culmination of 18 months of REBOOT where we have helped over 300 organisations cope with and recover from the impacts of Brexit and C19. This event promises to be highly engaging, informative and of practical assistance to organisations across Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Admission is free but spaces are limited and booking is essential. We look forward to meeting you there”.

The event takes place at the McWilliam Park Hotel Claremorris on April 19th from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and will be followed by a networking lunch. Attendance is free, but spaces are limited – to book, visit bit.ly/rebootandnetwork or search for Reboot & Network on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn.