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Yearbook & Member Directory Available Now
 

The 2018 Edition of the Chamber's 'Yearbook & Member Directory' was published this month by The Irish Times. The new issue features articles on Dublin's evolving scientific and artistic hubs, Ireland's planning system and exciting new plans in Irish Water and Gas Networks Ireland. Also included in the yearbook is our Annual Report, an Industry Guide and information about all of the services offered by the Chamber for the coming year.

 

A 'Yearbook & Member Directory' was sent to each business in our membership. Need another copy? Just give us a call!


The next issue of our magazine Business Ireland will be published in April. For advertising opportunities, please contact Joanne Patterson in The Irish Times at jpatterson@irishtimes.com



International Trade Development Course
 

Want to learn about the export and import procedures for growth markets? Join us for a one-day course on International Trade Development on Tuesday 24th April, 9am- 4pm. 

 

This course is a must for those key personnel in any import/export companies and for those planning to trade with new international markets. This workshop will be lead by Austin Rutledge, CEO of Export Edge and Ger Gibson, Export Edge. The cost to partake in this workshop is €450 for Chamber members and €490 for others. To book your place click here or for further information contact valentina@dublinchamber.ie


Get Ready 'Fore' Our Golf Day!
 
We're delighted to announce that the 2018 staging of the Chamber Charity Golf Day will take place at the stunning St. Margaret's Golf & Country Club on the afternoon of Friday 15th June. The event will begin with a networking lunch from 12.30pm, followed by a shotgun start at 2pm sharp. The golf will be followed by a BBQ at 7pm. The format of the day will be a Texas Scramble. Bookings will be open next week. Contact carol@dublinchamber.ie for more information.

More News
MetroLink - Have Your Say!
 

The draft plans for a long-awaited underground rail link between North County Dublin and the city - which will include a stop at Dublin Airport - were unveiled last week. The 'MetroLink' project looks hugely exciting for the Dublin region. We'll be hosting a full member briefing on the proposals over the coming weeks. Look out for an invite landing in your inbox soon. In the meantime, the proposed plan can be viewed in full here. Dublin Chamber will be making a submission before the public consultation ends. Please send any feedback to us via graeme@dublinchamber.ie.


Simon Wants You To Get Involved
 

Can you or your colleagues give your time to volunteer with Dublin Simon Community?

 

Get in touch with Jennifer (corporate@dubsimon.ie) to learn about the different initiatives you can get involved with. 


Get Involved With Simon

 

There are many different initiatives Dublin Simon Community offers as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility package including:

· Room to Improve

· Sorting Simon’s Stock

· Share Your Skills

· Volunteering

· Business Journalist Quiz

· Simon Home Run 2018

 

The support we receive through corporate donations is a vital source of income for Dublin Simon Community, allowing us to build and sustain our services. All corporate donations are eligible for tax relief, reducing the actual cost of the donation. Donations can be made to support a specific service, project or event.

To find out more about the work we do and how you and your colleagues can help contact Jennifer Kitson on 01 6728966 or email corporate@dubsimon.ie

Exports & Consular Services
 

The Export & Consular Services department helps companies to get goods shipped abroad, to register products in export markets and to visit export customers.


Services offered include:

•             Certificates of origin issued and stamped

•             Certification of export documentation

•             ATA Carnets, for the temporary export of goods, issued,

•             Legalisation of export and regulatory documentation,

•             Visas for your business travel needs.

 

For further information on any of the above services please contact: Richard Brown (01 644 7204 / richard@dublinchamber.ie) or Aleksandra Balcerzak (01 644 7205 / aleksandra@dublinchamber.ie)

The Pinnacle Programme
 

Our economy is the fastest growing in the EU with GDP growing at three times the EU average. As a result, this is an opportune time to buy and sell businesses.

 

At the latest event in the Pinnacle Programme with Crowe Horwath, Michael Holland, CEO of Ampleforth, offered his personal experience and advice on buying and selling SMEs. Read the full event summary here. 


The final event in the Pinnacle Programme spring series will take place on 12th April, 7:30am-9:30am

The topic of this event will be 'Building SME brands' with Gary Lavin, MD of VITHIT.          
For more information contact maire@dublinchamber.ie

Programme open to:     
 > SMEowners                                                                                                                                          
 > €1+ million turnover                                                             
 > 10+ employees
 > 3+ years trading

Read event summaries from our autumn series:

Brody Sweeney on scaling SME businesses
Caroline Keeling on managing a family business
 
 
 
 
Membership Plus
 

As part of our ongoing commitment to enhance membership benefits, Dublin Chamber is proud to announce the launch of the Membership Plus card.

 

Want to know more? Contact Grace (grace@dublinchamber.ie


 

Make incredible savings with a card that offers access to over 1,700 discounts and deals across Northern Ireland, Ireland and the UK - substantial savings of up to 50% can be enjoyed. From pub-grub to fine dining, indoor activities to outdoor pursuits, hairdressers to big high street stores - there will be something for everyone!

 

As well a website that caters to your personal tastes, Membership Plus comes with its own app, available to download from Google Play and iTunes, which offers members an interactive map to stay updated with the latest offers available near you.

 

We would like to invite you to participate in the scheme by submitting an offer/discount to our members and the 180,000 other current users: Express your interest to Grace (grace@dublinchamber.ie) who will pass your details onto our provider, Club Marketing Services, so they can get in touch to discuss.

 

Each of our member companies will receive a free loyalty card as part of their membership but if you want more, just ask!

Chamber News Roundup

** Room Hire **

Looking for room hire in the city centre? We have some great room rates available for members here at 7 Clare St. Take a look at our new brochure here and for further information contact  Ruthe@dublinchamber.ie.

** Dublin Chamber on Instagram **
Want a little more Dublin Chamber in your life? If you're an Instagram user, be sure to follow our account.

 

**Member Directory 2018**

Additions to our member directory, click read more.


Elavon Financial Services DAC           

Building 8                                                  

Cherrywood Business Park                                   

Loughlinstown                                              

Co. Dublin

T: 01 2725000

W:elavon.com

 

Declan Lynch |  Chief Executive Officer 

E: declan.lynch@elavon.com

 

Marie Mangan | Chief Risk Officer

E: marie.mangan@elavon.com

 

Toby Clements | Chief Operating Officer

E: toby.clements@elavon.com

 

Barbara Kreko   | Executive Assistant to CEO & COO

E: barbara.kreko@elavon.com  

 

 

Linklater Consulting

Dublin City Centre

T: 087 0556552

W: www.linklaterconsulting.com

 

Elle Linklater | Managing Director

E: Elle.linklater@linklaterconsulting.com

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