Tom Doorley, Resident Critic on RTE’s ‘The Restaurant’ to officially open the ‘Who To Talk To’ Event on 14th May in Thurles

The ‘Who To Talk To’ Event – an initiative of the North Tipperary County Development Board will be repeated on 14th May at the Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre, LIT Campus, Thurles from 2.00pm to 8.00pm.  The event is designed to inspire and encourage individuals considering self employment in all sectors and to inform new and existing business promoters about supports available for business creation and development.  The ‘Who To Talk To’ event will include information desks/stands and feature seminars, funding workshops and networking opportunities.


This year there will be a strong focus on the Food Sector with seminars on Food Tourism, Food Exports, Getting Your Business Noticed by the Media, Trends in the Retail Sector, On-Farm Food Enterprises and much more. If you have a business idea and are looking for advice, grants or contacts put Tuesday 14th May in your diary. Admission is free and advance booking for the seminars is recommended as demand is expected to be high with speakers such as Kantar World Panel, Bord Bia, Failte Ireland, the Irish Exporters Association and Teagasc delivering relevant presentations.


Tom Doorley will perform the officially opening at 3.00 pm and will deliver an informal workshop on the topic of ‘DIY – below the line marketing’ providing pointers on how to promote your business and brand on a shoestring budget and advise you on how to approach the Media and secure coverage for your business.


If you would like more information on the event please contact the Tipperary North County Enterprise Board, Connolly Street, Nenagh at 067 33086, e-mail:  Other Agencies involved in the initiative include North Tipperary County Council, North Tipperary VEC, North Tipperary Leader Partnership, Teagasc, LIT Tipperary and Enterprise Ireland.

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