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Go Succeed Entrepreneurship Networking Event

Facilitated by Wendy Austin MBE the aim of the event is to raise awareness of the Go-Succeed service amongst stakeholder groups.

About the event

You are invited to: Go Succeed Entrepreneurship Networking Event

Speakers Confirmed:​

  • Philip Bain, Director, ShredBank Ltd​
  • Jenny Potter, Regional Manager, NOW Group​
  • Mairead Moore, Director, Whytematter Staffing Solutions Ltd
  • Matthew Gibson, Customer Service Manager, Gibson Plus Ltd

Facilitated by Wendy Austin MBE the aim of the event is to raise awareness of the Go-Succeed service amongst stakeholder groups and to engage in a conversation to prepare a Community Outreach Action Plan for 2024. Do not miss this opportunity to have your say.

Agenda:

09:00 – 9:45 Registration and Networking

09:45 – 10:00 Wendy Austin MBE - The Economic Context

10:00 – 10:15 Overview by Council - Three Pillars (Engage, Foundation, Grow) to include Go-Succeed video marketing

10:15 – 11:15 The Start-up and Growth perspective:

  • Philip Bain, Director, ShredBank Ltd
  • Jenny Potter, Regional Manager, NOW Group
  • Mairead Moore, Director, Whytematter Staffing Solutions Ltd
  • Matthew Gibson, Customer Service Manager, Gibson Plus Ltd

11:15 – 11:45 Wendy Austin MBE – Summary followed by Morning Break and Networking

11:45 – 11:50 Wendy Austin MBE - The Stakeholder Challenge

11:50 – 12:50 Stakeholder Challenge Conversations – Facilitator led

  1. How might we develop an engagement strategy to attract under representative groups?
  2. How might we strengthen our local Entrepreneurship Ecosystem?
  3. How might we support diverse sectors/remote places within our region?
  4. How might we measure/celebrate success?

12:50 – 13:10 Facilitator Feedback from the Stakeholder Challenge

13:10 – 13:30 Wendy Austin MBE – Q&A and Summary Action Plan (2024.25) and Wrap-up

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch and Networking

It is entirely at the Council’s discretion to accept registrations. Registrations from companies outside the Borough may be considered in exceptional circumstances and at the entire discretion of the council.

Please note that by registering onto this event, you agree to share your name, company name and objectives with the third party delivery agent. The information you provide will not be routinely shared with a third party outside of these masterclasses.

Event Details

When
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Venue

Strangford Arms Hotel, Newtownards 9.30am -2.30pm