Heritage as an Engine of Economic Growth - Galway Agenda Announced
As part of the Heritage Counci's Heritage Economic Workshop Series 2012.
Date/ Time: Saturday, 3rd March 2012, 9.30am - 2pm
Location: Aula Maxima, NUI Galway
Cost: There is no charge for this workshop
The agenda for the inaugural workshop of this series is now available. The workshop will take place on Saturday, 3rd March 2012 at NUI, Galway. This series of workshops will bring together heritage practitioners, business people, entrepreneurs and State agencies to foster business networks and develop sustainable enterprise opportunities.
Showcasing some of the many Galway-based business people working in the Irish heritage sector, the workshop aims to build an awareness of employment opportunities and capacities. The workshops will encourage open participation among those attending through the use of an Ideas Lab which will focus on business enterprise within the heritage sector in Galway.
9.30am Registration, tea/coffee
- Conor Newman, Chair of The Heritage Council
- Martina Moloney, Galway County Manager, ‘Galway’s heritage economy in context‘
10.20am Business Support Agencies – What They Can Do For You
- Galway Rural Development Company Ltd.
- FORUM Connemara Ltd.
- Údarás na Gaeltachta
- Citizens Information
- Fáilte Ireland Employment Services
- Department of Social Protection
10.50 am Galway Heritage Businesses – In Their Own Words
- Tracey Burrows, Slieve Aughty Equestrian Centre
- Mary Cockran, Turoe Pet Farm Enterprise
- Paul & Siobhan Lawless, Athenry Foods
- Sven Habermann, Conservation Letterfrack Ltd.
11.30am Questions & Answers
11.45am Tea & coffee
12.15pm Ideas lab
Chaired by Caroline McDonagh, WIN (West of Ireland Networking), ‘Importance of Business Networks’.
1.50pm Closing Thoughts
2.00pm Close of Seminar
The second workshop will take place on Saturday, 21st April 2012 at Seanchaí, Kerry Literary & Cultural Centre, 24 The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry.
For more information about the workshops or to receive email alerts about the other upcoming events in your county please contact Siobhán McDermott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 085 226 5040.