Welcome to this week's jam-packed issue of Dublin Chamber Weekly. In this issue we round-up all the latest news from around the Dublin business community. If you want your fellow members to know what you're firm has to offer, or to showcase your latest company news, then be sure to get in touch with us and we'll do our best to feature over the coming weeks.
Enjoy this week's issue!
Savills & Dublin Chamber Team Up to Promote Dublin Overseas
Dublin is already home to more than 1,400 FDI companies. We want to ensure the world’s best companies continue to choose Dublin. That’s why Dublin Chamber has teamed up with Savills Ireland to produce ‘Why Dublin’, a print and online publication showcasing Dublin’s economic credentials to companies around the globe. The 28-page publication has been produced to promote Dublin as a location for FDI. You can read the full Why Dublin publication here.
Paypal's New Portal Makes Donating Online Easier
Donating to charities online just got easier with the launch of Paypal's new PayPal Giving Fund. The new portal features a directory which lets you search for charities within a given space, with handy links allowing you to donate with minimal fuss. Take a look here.
Kids Go Free at GPO Museum During July & August
Parents looking for something to do with their kids over the next few weeks are in luck. The fascinating GPO Museum on O'Connell Street has launched a 'Kids Go Free' offer until the 31st of August. For further information and bookings visit here.
Signed Up Yet? Free Access to Digital Marketing Courses
We've had a phenomenal response to our new partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute, which provides all members (and your colleagues) with free access to DMI's suite of courses and resources for a period of three months. Don't miss out - sign up today.
New Idiro Podcast Hits Number 1 in Charts
Congratulations to Idiro Analytics, whose recently launched 'Where the Needle Lands' podcast has reached the number 1 spot on the iTunes podcast charts. The podcast features powerful and worthy thought leaders, covering how analytics and AI are impacting and influencing individual experiences, businesses, societies, economies and nations. Listen here.
New Pinergy Offer For Student Accommodation Owners
Pinergy has launched a new proposition targeted at student accommodation owners, which means that when they sign up with Pinergy they will have the ability to access their fully funded LED lighting retrofit service. Customers also get a loyalty bonus the longer they stay with Pinergy. This new offer aims to provide them with the benefits of green energy as well as control and oversight of energy usage in individual accommodation units. Find out more here.
Qatar Airways Launches Beyond Business Rewards Scheme
Qatar Airways is offering companies an opportunity to receive 3,000 bonus 'Qrewards' with the launch of its new Beyond Business rewards programme. With Beyond Business by Qatar Airways, businesses earn Qrewards for every dollar spent, which can be redeemed against the cost of any flight at any time. Users also receive exclusive benefits, including fast track Gold status and lounge access. Full details here.
New Beauchamps Portal Offers Covid-19 Legal Advice
Working remotely can throw up challenges to everyday tasks. Law firm Beauchamps have put together a handy portal which contains lots of advice on issues such as amending or extending contracts to deal with changed circumstances, or the protections available for viable businesses in financial difficulty. Check it outhere.
Print Depot Unveils Return to Work Signage Range
Print Depot have unveiled a range of new Return to Work Covid Signage Packs with some very special prices available for Chamber members. Take a look at their range here.
Interxion Strikes Cloud Services Deal With HPE
Data centre solutions company Interxion Ireland has announced a new partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The HPE GreenLake cloud services, hosted by Interxion, will bring Irish customers the benefits of a managed cloud experience while maintaining ownership and control of their data, the company said. Interxion has more than 100 data centres across 12 European countries. For more information click here.
Top Dublin Restaurants Launch Culinary Staycation Package
Two of Dublin’s top restaurants FIRE Steakhouse & Bar and SOLE Seafood & Grill have launched a new culinary staycation package so you can indulge in the best produce from Ireland’s land and sea while you rediscover Dublin. The package also includes discount codes for a number of top Dublin hotels. Book now
Catch Up On This Week's 2 Chamber Webinars
This week for Monday Wellness we were joined by international footballer Stephanie RocheStephanie discussed life as a professional sports player, the ups and downs that come with it and how she keeps fit mentally and physically. Watch it backhere.
Earlier today ran a webinar on the topic of The Future of Work, sponsored by Invest NI. Speaking at the webinar were Louise Lahiff, Director of Strategy, Planning and Communications, Version 1 and Lorna McAdoo, Director of Operations & Business Development Northern Ireland, Version 1. Watch it back here.
Listen Back to Our Members On Air!
Dublin's Chamber's weekly slot on Dublin City FM offers a unique opportunity for member companies to profile their business on radio.
Stephen Kelly, Global Sales Director, Global AVX. Listen here.
Breda Cullen, Director, HR Team Services. Listen here.
If you would like to learn more about booking a spot on radio, please email here.
Report Highlights Impact of Covid-19 on Housing Supply
The average house price increased by €3,643 (1.2%) to €296,758 in the twelve months to May 2020. Meanwhile, the residential vacancy rate now stands at 4.5%, down 0.3 percentage points, with 25 out of 26 counties recording a decrease in vacancy rates. These are just some of the findings included in a new report from GeoDirectory which shows the impact Covid-19 has had on housing. You can view the full report here.
UCD Taking Conference & Events Bookings
Looking for a conference venue? UCD is taking bookings for both physical conferences and events and virtual get-togethers. Take a look here at what they have to offer.