Welcome to this week's jam-packed issue of Dublin Chamber Weekly. This week we focus on the latest news from around the Dublin business community.
We've news and offers from a whole host of member companies this week. You'll also find details of the many great events coming up for you and your colleagues over the coming weeks.
Don't forget, if your company has news or offers that you'd like us to consider for future issues of Dublin Chamber Weekly please drop us a line.
Enjoy this week's issue!
Cronin Movers Group Launches Ireland-Relocations.com
Dublin based Cronin Movers Group has been actively supporting multinational corporations with their global employee mobility programmes as they move key talent to Ireland in support their global operations. This part of the Cronin business has become so significant that they recently launched a dedicated website for their international corporate clients at Ireland-Relocations.com. The business has now become the only Irish headquartered firm to be members of Worldwide ERC: the global workforce mobility association, cementing its position as a key strategic mobility partner for Irish multinational and global FDI companies in IT, Software, Financial, Manufacturing, Banking, and Professional Services operations seeking to establish an English-speaking European hub in Ireland. Check it outhere.
UCD Accelerator Programme for AgTech & FoodTech Start-Ups
University College Dublin, through the AgTechUCD Innovation Centre, has launched a new accelerator programme dedicated to early-stage AgTech and FoodTech start-up companies. The AgTechUCD Agccelerator Programme is an intensive 12-week programme that includes dedicated business development workshops, investor readiness training, mentoring from AgTech and FoodTech experts and business advisors, and facilitated introductions to AgTechUCD’s venture capital and business angel networks. Read more here.
Lennox Awarded Fire Brigade Tender
Lennox, the Irish scientific, industrial and laboratory solutions company, has been awarded the tender for the Provision of Medical/First Aid consumables for Dublin Fire Brigade and Dublin City Council. The three-year tender will see Lennox deliver vital medical supplies to all 15 Dublin Fire Brigade stations on a weekly basis and supply First Aid supplies, as required, to other Dublin City Council departments. Read more here.
We've got a whole host of great events coming up over the coming weeks including training workshops, online networking, and policy briefings. Simply click on the links below to find out more about each event and to book your place.
28th June: Bid Services Tender Training. Book here.
For a full listing of all our upcoming events please head over to our website here.
*Some of our events are only open to specific member categories.
Morrison Hotel Offers the Big Deal
Enjoy a night away for two with breakfast included, a three course-dinner, a complimentary bottle of prosecco, chocolates and more at The Morrison Hotel starting from just €199. You can even add a second night at a reduced rate! See more here.
Advertising Opportunities on Dublin City FM
Dublin City FM is Ireland’s biggest community radio station with a weekly audience of 250,000 adults. As a non-profit their mission is very different to that of commercial radio. To play their part with the recovery of our beloved city, they are launching an exclusive advertising club that will give 60 businesses the power to harness radio advertising in the most effective way possible from under €4.5k for one year. Check it out here.
Member Webinar: Returning to the Workplace
If you would like more information on returning to the workplace, HR Team are offering a complimentary training webinar to give employers advice and support during this uncertain time on June 29th. As working from home is coming to an end, this is quite an uncertain time for employers. In preparation for businesses reopening. Join here.
PwC Announces Five New Partners
PwC Ireland is delighted to announce the admission of five new partners to the firm. The new partners are: Ciara Breslin (Tax), John Daly (Assurance), Shane Kennedy (Assurance), Fiona Kirwan (Assurance) and Paul Moroney (Tax). The new partners are across a wide range of business areas and reflect further investment in our strong regional footprint. Read morehere.
Did You Miss Our Events? Catch Up Here!
On Tuesday we were joined by expert speaker Gary O’Callaghan, CEO, Siemens for our Digital Agenda event sponsored by COLT. Gary discussed digital transformation and how digitisation is driving change and innovation in Siemens and for Siemens clients. Gary also spoke about the role of culture in digital transformation. Watch it here.
On Wednesday we held an event on Reopening for Business: Navigating the post Covid workplace kindly sponsored by ByrneWallace LLP. Partners Michael Kennedy and Michelle Ní Longáin, and consultant Rhona Murphy from the ByrneWallace LLP Employment Law team discussed the legal and practical issues which businesses need to consider before welcoming staff back to the workplace. David Fox, Managing Director of Sodexo, also discussed his company’s experiences of workplace reopening's, sharing insights on some of the practical operational issues to be considered and the impact on employee experience. Watch it here.
Dublin Chamber is the largest and most influential B2B networking organisation in Dublin. We represent more than 1,300 businesses throughout the Greater Dublin region, which between them employ more than 300,000 staff. Each month we welcome new members to the Chamber who will benefit from what the chamber has to offer, but also by our existing members. Here is the list of members that have joined so far this month and a little bit about them.
New Irish Stamps celebrate ‘Bród’, Ireland’s Pride Movement
An Post has issued two colourful new stamps featuring the rainbow Pride flag and the words ‘Pride’ and ‘Bród’ (as gaeilge) to celebrate Ireland’s Pride Movement. An Post worked closely with representatives of the LGBT+ community in planning for the stamps. Read more here.
Sodexo Launches Fooditude in Dublin
Leading workplace services provider Sodexo Ireland is poised to ‘stir up’ corporate food services with the launch of Fooditude and the opening of a new cloud kitchen in Dublin. The arrival of Fooditude is an important step as Sodexo grows new digital-enabled and consumer-focused food services to support its mission to keep its clients’ employees happy, healthy, and well-fed.Read more here.
Award Winners for .ie Digital Awards
The .IE Digital Town Awards 2021 are the first pillar of activity under .IE Digital Town which has been developed to address digital enhancement and adoption in Ireland.
The Awards promote awareness, knowledge, use and understanding of digital in Ireland by its citizens, businesses and communities. They also highlight the benefits and possibilities of digital and celebrate the digital achievements of local towns, big and small. The Awards are for towns of various sizes across Ireland. This year's awards took place on June 10th. To see the full list of winners click here.
Ely Wine Spot Prize
Ely Wine Bar gave us 2 amazing wine hampers to give to 2 lucky players at our golf event last Thursday. The 2 players in question played our 4-ball event as a 2 ball. They handed in an impressive score card that earned them the 2 wine hampers.
Virgin Media, in partnership with Dublin City Council, are working together to empower local communities with superfast Wi-Fi and help bridge the digital divide. Wi-Fi is playing a significant role in cities and communities around the world by driving exciting and innovative projects to ‘connect the unconnected’.
BuJo is a neighbourhood burger joint based in Sandymount & Castleknock, with a particular focus on chargrilled, grass fed beef sourced from Irish family farms. BuJo adapted quickly to the onset of the COVID pandemic by immediately introducing their range of at-home burger kits which are available for nationwide delivery to all 32 counties. Their burger kits sell-out every week and have recently introduced new limited edition collaboration kits including bespoke kits for large employers looking to engage with their now remote employees.