Grow Your Business Expo – Supports, Funding & Services for Businesses in the North East

Start date: 25 September 2019

Duration: 7.30am -11am

Location: The D Hotel Drogheda

Cost: FREE

Programme overview

This FREE morning event has been specifically designed to help business owners to understand and benefit from the services provided by many of our State offices and agencies and other private business service providers.

The event will include panel discussions and opportunities to get information directly from the agencies and companies involved.

Are you a current or future business owner?

Would you like to be informed about the supports and funding that is available to businesses?

Well then this ‘Grow Your Business Expo’ is the event for you!

Over 40 State bodies and private companies will be available to give you information and advice on a range of services and supports for business.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Discover supports for businesses in the North East
  • Hear from experts from enterprise bodies
  • Get practical information and advice relating to your business or business idea
  • Find out ways to save your business money
  • Network with like-minded companies
  • Visit stands of business support organisation & various business services

Running Order

Grow Your Business Expo – Funding, Supports and Services for Businesses in the North East

Sept 25th 2019

7.30am Registration – 11am Close

8.15am                 10 mins                 Welcome Drogheda Chamber

8.25am                 5 mins                  M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet – Linda Ennis


8.30-9am Panel – Start Ups & Micro Enterprise

Local Enterprise Office, Louth – Thomas McEvoy

Meath Enterprise– Gary O’Meara

The Mill Enterprise Hub – Breanndan Casey

Louth Leader Partnership


9 – 9.20am          Coffee/Networking


9.20-9.50am Panel – Scaling Up & Finance

Enterprise Ireland – Deirdre Craven

Regional Development Centre – Neil McLoughlin

National Digital Research Centre – Alan Costello

AIB Bank – Ronan Foley Head of Business Banking North East Region

Halo Business Angel Network – Niamh Sterling

Linkedin Investment – Niall Dorrian


9.50 – 10.10 – Coffee/Networking


10.10-10.40am   Panel – Employer Supports & Upskilling

Department of Employment and Social Protection (providing employment, financial, enterprise and education supports to their customers) – Anne Keeley

DCU Ryan Academy – Niamh Collins

DKIT Placement Office – Joyce O’Hara (re Internships)

Regional Skills Forum – Ray Murphy

M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet – Linda Ennis


10.40 – 11am – Coffee/Networking


Sponsored by:  M1 Drogheda Chamber Skillnet & Louth Enterprise Office

Supported by:  Drogheda & District Chamber & The D Hotel

Come along to this FREE event and get help with running, growing and scaling your business.

Don’t miss out, register for your place today.

Click here to Book




Do I have to register in advance or can I turn up on the day? It is compulsory to register for this event