The Start and Grow Enterprise Expo Fri 8th Oct

The Start and Grow Enterprise Expo is taking place on Friday, 8th October 2010 in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel. The Start and Grow Enterprise Expo is a unique one day event which will enable visitors to meet professionals from over 30 organisations which support business and will be exhibiting on the day. These professionals are from local & national, private & public organisations and they want to help people from the Midlands.

Ø Visitors to the Exhibition will be able to

o seek answers to business problems which they currently face

o find out what supports and incentives are available to businesses

o meet key contacts from business support organisations serving the Midlands

o get information and advice on opportunities for their businesses

o update themselves on relevant compliance matters

o save time by doing all this in one location on one day

Ø Ideas Zone – to help people identify new ideas, new business opportunities and also meet & learn from some of Ireland’s newest entrepreneurs & innovators. For up to date list of participants in the Ideas Zone

Ø stimulate people to start a business, grow a business or identify up to date market opportunities through 3 one hour seminars running during the day.

Ø People can hear & learn from some of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs & business people at the Seminars (9 speakers) for more information on the speakers please visit

Start and Grow Enterprise Expo Details

Ø Admission is free but registration is essential – you can do this on line at the event website at People who pre register will be put into a draw for a free notebook computer

Ø All potential visitors are being guided towards our event website for up to date information on the Expo & registration

Ø The event takes place in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Friday 8th October

o Mentoring will take place from 9.30am

o The Exhibition & the Ideas Zone opens from 10.30am to 7.30pm

o The first seminar takes place at 11am

The event is a collaboration between Laois Chamber, Laois County Council. Laois Partnership, Laois County Enterprise Board and Enterprise Ireland

For further information please contact Brigid Dunne, Laois County Enterprise Board, Portlaoise Enterprise Centre, Clonminam Business Park, Portlaoise Co. Laois.

Tel: 057 866 1800 Email: Web:

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