In this issue
Merry Christmas from Dublin Chamber
Now that there is a plan, Implement it
Executing change strategies for growth
Meet the Council Candidates
Dublin Mayor Legislation moves to committee debate
Dublin Chamber Business Owners Network 2011
Provisional Calendar of Chamber Events in 2011
“Your Dublin your Voice”
Dublin Chamber charities and non–profit organizations
Dublin Chamber Market Place
Useful Links
Contact Us
Dublin Chamber of Commerce
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Dublin 2

For Membership information ask for Aideen Ryan or Donal Milton

Ph: 01 644 7200

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Great deals from members exclusively for Chamber members

Oxfam Unwrapped Alternative Christmas Gifts
Tired of boring old Christmas presents?  So change that predictable present you were going to buy (socks, crystal, golf balls?!) – To an Oxfam Unwrapped gift like a Goat, Turkey, School Books or Seeds.  You’ll be giving a better gift, and you’ll change the future for someone for the better.  For each gift you purchase, you receive a gift card and fridge magnet that features a picture of the gift. Visit www.oxfamireland.org or call 1850 30 40 55 to order today.

iPing
iPing are happy to announce a limited offer of 5 free hours of IT support to the first 15 Dublin Chamber members who phone 01 5241350 to take advantage of this offer. This is the iPing try before you buy service where we are looking to show you how good we are at fixing computers and installing networks. In these five free hours we will also provide you with an extensive IT / Computer / Network audit to find out exactly how your network is preforming. To take advantage of this offer from iPing contact Mark Kelly on 01 5241350 or 0861734959 or on mark.kelly@iping.org www.iping.org

Boodles
A sixth generation family owned jewellers, Boodles opened in Dublin in 2006 and have fast established themselves as the leaders in fine diamonds and jewellery.  Boodles design and create all their own jewellery with many collections famous the world over.  This includes the well-known 'Raindance' ring, which is now featured in the V&A's permanent jewellery exhibition in London.  For all Dublin Chamber of Commerce members who spend €5,000 or over, Boodles would like to offer complimentary afternoon tea for two with Champagne at the Merrion Hotel.  The Merrion Hotel has recently created an intriguing afternoon 'Art Tea' where the pastry chefs have drawn their inspiration from the hotel's contemporary Irish art collection.  For more details drop into Boodles at 71 Grafton Street, or contact Rhona on 01 6790203.

Fabulously Festive Fun at Brooks Hotel
Brooks Hotel, a four star designer, boutique hotel, located just a few minutes from Grafton Street is the perfect place to relax, enjoy and celebrate this festive season. The intimate surroundings make it a perfect place to gather with colleagues or friends for a special occasion this festive season.  There are a wide variety of options to choose from including our Festive Dinner Parties from just €44.50 per person or our Christmas Party lunches from € 24.95 per person. Private options are also available and our popular canapé “Taste of Christmas Package” is available in Jasmine’s Bar from just €15.95 per person.  Overnight accommodation rates are available from just €65 per person.  For reservations or further information call us on 01 670400 or email reservations@brookshotel.ie. www.brookshotel.ie

A Glass Act for Christmas – Early Bird Offer
WineOnline.ie are pleased to offer Dublin Chamber members a set of 6 fine crystalline, long stemmed Rona wine glasses valued at €40, free with every wine purchase exceeding €100 placed on or before Sunday, 12th December 2010. Choose from over 500 world wines online, from single bottles and corporate twins through to full mixed cases, with delivery throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom.  To avail of this offer simply quote Dublin Chamber in the discount offer code box on the order form or telephone 01-8867732 / sales@wineonline.ie

Kilkenny Group – Promoting Irish Design this Christmas
As a Dublin Chamber of Commerce member, you and your staff can avail of a 10% discount on all online purchases made before 31st December.  Simply visit www.kilkennyshop.com and enter ‘KKCHAMBER2010’ as the promotional code.  For any specific queries, please contact Shirley on stwohig@kilkennygroup.com.

Clontarf Castle Hotel
Planning a visit to Dublin? Indulge in a well deserved break at the deluxe four-star Clontarf Castle Hotel for as little as €129 per person sharing.  This luxury winter offer includes a two night stay in deluxe accommodation with full Irish breakfast each morning and dinner on the evening of your choice in Fahrenheit Restaurant. Dublin Chamber Members will also receive a complimentary bottle of wine with dinner.  A one-night package is also available for as little as €74.50 per person sharing including breakfast & dinner.  Email: info@clontarfcastle.ie or Tel 01 8332321 and quote reference “Dublin Chamber”

The Travel Broker
Recession Buster Offers from The Travel Broker - Our travel professionals have a wide variety of offers available right throughout the year. If you wish to have a quick "Getaway" weekend, why not take a trip to Budapest for just €299.  If you are over 55, then you are entitled to a great offer to Spain for a week at just €445pps on a full board basis. Our Cruise Division are well up to speed on all brilliant ships, itineraries and fares throughout the world which include cruise departures Direct from Dublin from October 2011.  For more information, contact The Travel Broker on 01 833 3921 or visit our website www.travelbroker.ie

DESIGNYARD Jewellery Gallery
As a new member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Designyard Jewellery Gallery is delighted to offer Chamber members and their staff a 10% discount on all Jewellery and Sculpture pieces.  To get a flavour of the work – click on – www.designyard.ie or drop in to the gallery at 48-49 Nassau Street – three doors from the bottom of Grafton Street.  Designyard Corporate Gifts Division is also willing to offer special discounts to Chamber members sourcing Corporate Gifts or Awards.  For details contact: Ruth Liddle – Corporate Manager or go to www.designyardcorporategifts.com

Pamela Scott is Now Online
To celebrate the launch of www.pamelascott.ie, we would like to offer Members of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce a 10% discount and free delivery for the month of December.  Enter ‘PSCHAMBER’ into the coupon section.  Pamela Scott dresses three generations of Irish women, with style and fashion from all over the world.  Pamela Scott is Irish owned and controlled.  PS: We’re Irish!

The Westin Dublin
Shop till you drop … Pre-Christmas and Post-Christmas Escapes: Enjoy a seasonal escape this Christmas in the heart of the city centre.  Perfectly situated between Grafton Street and Henry Street, indulge in some retail therapy in the capital’s best shopping areas.  From €110 per person sharing per night; minimum 2 night stay. Luxurious accommodation in a classic twin/double room & full Irish breakfast for two; Cocktails and mini platter in The Mint Bar; Mini in-room spa treatment for two (must be booked two weeks in advance); Complimentary parking (you’ll need somewhere to put all your bags!).  Supplement applies for single occupancy.  Subject to availability. Arrival between 01 December & January 31.

Brown Thomas Dublin
Santa returns to Brown Thomas Dublin and is sure to entertain both young and old alike.  Santa is available for fun and photos in our Grotto on Level 3.  Photographs taken with Santa at Brown Thomas are sponsored by Canon and the €5 charge goes to the ISPCC and the Christina Noble Foundation.  We have Christmas all wrapped up with our Gift Wrap Station also located on Level 3, (€2 donation applies with all monies going to the charities)

Oxigen Environmental
We would like to offer the members a 10% discount at our new recycling centre in Ballymount. Special Offer for Commercial Customers:  10% Discount for Chamber Members until the end of November 2010. Please quote “Chamber” at the gate to avail of this offer

Fallon and Byrne
Make someone your new best friend...10% discount from The Hamper Collection for Dublin Chamber of Commerce members.  Visit www.fallonandbyrne.com for a full brochure, or to place an order, call (01) 472 1010 / email office@fallonandbyrne.com

Kilkenny Group
As a Dublin Chamber of Commerce member, you and your staff can avail of a 10% discount on all online purchases made before 31st December.  Simply visit www.kilkennyshop.com and enter ‘KKCHAMBER2010’ as the promotional code.  For any specific queries, please contact Shirley on stwohig@kilkennygroup.com.

Vhi Healthcare
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Created with young families in mind, One+ Plan offers good cover in public and private hospitals combined great maternity & child benefits from as little as €60.00* per month per adult. Kids are FREE. With a good mix of cover for public hospitals and private hospitals, One Plan is a great place to start if you’re considering taking out private health insurance for the first time*All amounts displayed are net of tax relief, which has been deducted at source. Offers end January 22nd 2011. Terms & conditions apply. Vhi Healthcare reserves the right to extend these offers. from as little as €55.00* per month per adult. OFFERS END
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