Sligo Women in Business Network


Sustainability – What You Can Do

With energy costs increasing, inflation impacting on supply chains and consumers becoming more cost conscious, every business is seeking to reduce costs. But where to start? A sustainability expert can help you identify ways to reduce costs, improve green credentials and stay competitive.

Sustainability needs to be ingrained deeply into organisations – whatever their size.

Whether you are at planning stage, a sole trader, an SME or bigger, sustainability  is relevant to you.

Niall Kiernan, Managing Director at Global Green, will join our next meeting to share his expertise.

It’s our first breakfast meeting, based on member requests to vary our times. Note the venue for this month too. Book  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/join-us-for-a-breakfast-meeting-930am-the-avalon-centre-february-28-tickets-546200900597?fbclid=IwAR35j5yEbqOFtaC9qAtXzhxr9zV9gBXui5GaMzM-ZWsY7l_3yR5CpiNuLA0


Date: Tuesday 28 February

Time: 9.30am – 11.00am

Venue:  Avalon Centre, Chapel Street Sligo, F91 RF78

The detail:

9.30     Register and informal networking. Light breakfast served

9.45     Welcome, wellness and tech tips of the month

9.50     Sustainability – What You Can Do.

Interactive presentation with Niall Kiernan from Global Green Sustainability, including questions and answers

10.30   Informal networking

11.00   Meeting ends

Global Green Sustainability is an Irish based Technical Services Firm which helps customers save money, improve productivity and increase compliance. Niall will talk to us about green marketing, sustainability and the carbon footprint in our businesses.  Big or small;  retail, operations, or manufacture he’ll have practical tips and suggestions that will help you make sustainable approaches a habit professionally and domestically.



Celebrating international Women’s Day

What now? What Next?

Wednesday 8 March

Book here https://www.localenterprise.ie/!VZP6OX


A lunchtime celebration of women in business in Sligo takes place on Wednesday 8 March mark International Women’s Day.  ‘What Now? What Next’ will run between 12.30pm and 2.00pm at City Hall. A challenging panel conversation will be followed by interactive discussion and informal networking. Panellists and members come for all sectors of business, so a lively lunch is expected as women discuss how they have achieved their key successes, and how they plan to create and grow in the future.

The event is being organised by the Sligo Women in Business Network and will be  held in City Hall, Sligo as part of Enterprise Week. John Reilly, Head of Enterprise, Sligo County Council comments: ‘A significant number of female entrepreneurs and business people have, and continue to, play an important role in the economy of Sligo. This event celebrates experienced, versatile business women, from start-up and far beyond.’

Speakers  on the day will be Clotilde Rambuad of Clo’s Chocolates  and Le Fournil, Sharon Eastwood of Woodrow Sustainable Solutions and Charlene Flanagan/Niamh Ryan from Ella and Jo Cosmetics. Registration (which must be pre-booked ) is at 12.30am, followed by elcome by Cllr Marie Casserly, Leas Cathaoirleach, Sligo County Council and panel discussion at 12.45pm, concluding with lunch and networking at 1.30pm.  Booking is essential. For further information and booking see www.swibn.com.

SWIBN is a community of female entrepreneurs and women in business. The organisation brings together women in different stages of business development, from start-up to expansion. If you are not already a member, you can join when attending this event. The network is free to join. Book for event here  https://www.localenterprise.ie/!VZP6OX



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