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What's in this week's issue of Dublin Chamber Weekly?

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Welcome to this week's issue of Dublin Chamber Weekly. This issue includes details of all the great virtual events we have coming up. 

 

Don't forget, if you have any company news or offers that you'd like to see featured in Dublin Chamber Weekly, please send it to us

 

We hope you enjoy this week's issue.

 

*Some of our events are only open to specific member categories.


 

Professional golfer Stephanie Meadow will join us on Tuesday 8th June at 12 noon for a Wellness webinar kindly sponsored by Investec.

 

Stephanie Meadow is a professional golfer on the LPGA 2021 Tour and Olympian having represented Ireland in Rio 2016 and who will represent Ireland again in Tokyo 2020 this coming summer.

 

She will join us to speak about her career as a professional golfer, representing Ireland in the Olympics and her tips and tricks on staying active through covid-19. Book here. 

 


 

On Tuesday 15th June at 12 noon we will be joined by Bruce Daisley for an exclusive webinar on the Future of Work sponsored by Fujitsu Ireland.

 

Our guest speaker is an expert on the evolution of work and spent 12 years running Twitter in Europe and YouTube in the UK before writing his best selling books The Joy of Work and Eat Sleep Work Repeat.

 

Join us for a discussion on what the future of work will look like and what business leaders can do to prepare.

 

Bruce will discuss the impact of culture on organisations and employees, the role of culture in attracting and retaining talent and how you can create and maintain culture in a remote workplace.

 

Book your place here.


 

Join us on Friday, 11th June from 12-1pm for a free briefing on Government funded and subsidised solutions to support your company’s upskilling, reskilling and future skills & talent needs in partnership with Dublin Regional Skills.

 

Hear from the Dublin Regional Skills Manager, higher and further education providers, the Government office providing recruitment supports and a business that has benefited from availing of upskilling and training opportunities about how to get ready for the future of work.  

 

Book here.


Did You Miss Our Events? Catch Up Here!
 

On Wednesday we held an online event on the changing retail landscape and the skills needed for recovery.

 

We heard from an expert panel of speakers as they discussed moving their retail business online and the benefits of using digital advancements to do so. 

 

Our speakers also shared their insights on sustainability in the retail sector and the supports available. Watch it back here. 


 

 

The next webinar in our Digital Agenda series sponsored by Colt Technologies will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday 22nd June.

 

Joining this webinar will give you a high level understanding of digital transformation and the real impact digitisation is having on business.

 

We are delighted that our expert speaker Gary O’Callaghan, CEO, Siemens will give guests an overview of Digital Transformation and discuss how digitisation is driving change and innovation in Siemens and for Siemens clients. Gary will also speak about the role of culture in Digital Transformation.

 

Book your place here.


 

 

 

Sponsor a Dublin Chamber event in 2021 to speak directly to Dublin’s business community, increase awareness of your key company priorities and engage with new and existing clients from within our growing network.

 

We have worked hard to transform our events programme to suit the virtual working world. We aim to support and educate our members on a broad range of topics including Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Brexit, Diversity and more. 

 

Please click here to read more on our sponsorship opportunities or email Ciara@dublinchamber.ie.

 


 

Join us for our Monthly Speed Networking event on Wednesday 30th June at 12 noon.

 

Unlike a webinar or Zoom meeting our event will take place in a virtual networking space.

 

You will join a “table” of six to meet and speak directly to other Chamber members.

 

You will also be able to move from table to table to ensure you make plenty of new contacts on the day.

 

More details here. 


 

Join us for our Maximise Your Dublin Chamber Membership virtual event on Thursday 24th June at 12 noon. This event will take place on our virtual networking space Remo.

 

At Maximise your Membership you will learn how you can make the most of the wide range of services we have to offer you and your business.

 

You'll also find out about opportunities to gain visibility for your company's brand through our wide range of promotional opportunities and learn about Dublin Chamber's lobbying activity. 

 

Opportunities for sponsorship, speaking slots and profiling for your business will all be outlined so you're up to date with all of the Chamber offerings.

 

Book here.


 

We are delighted to announce that we are running another Tender Training workshop on Monday 28th June from 9:30am to 1pm.

The virtual session will once again be facilitated by Ireland's foremost procurement expert Peter Brennan and will follow his Bid Services Tender Training Excellence Programme.

What will happen at the event?

The workshop will be facilitated by procurement expert Peter Brennan's Bid Services Tender Training Excellence Programme. The workshop is aimed at sole traders, small businesses and SMEs who wish to secure a share of the €90 billion in public works, supplies and services that will be procured by the Irish Government over the next five years.

 

Bid Services' Tender Training Excellence Programme is based on the much-acclaimed book 'Public Procurement Rules of the Road', written by Peter Brennan. The workshop will allow participants who have general issues and questions about tendering to discuss them with Peter.


The workshop will cover key elements such as:

  • The latest information about tender opportunities
  • Responding to framework agreement mini-competitions
  • The new features of the 2014 Procurement Directives
  • Completing the European Single Procurement Document and Tender Response Documents
  • Contract management
  • Reducing the cost of bidding
  • The Dynamic Purchasing System
  • Top 10 tender tips

The cost to take part in this programme is €110 for Dublin Chamber members and €190 for non-members.

 

This event is brought to you by Enterprise Europe Network office at Dublin Chamber.

 

Book now!


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