Limerick businesses advised to take advantage of Local Enterprise Week

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Braw bakery founder Ann Coffey Lynch who was supported by Limerick LEO

BUSINESSES across Limerick city and county are being encouraged to take advantage of the wide range of events organised for Local Enterprise Week which runs from March 7 to 11. 

There will be over 220 events for businesses and entrepreneurs to take part in, whether in-person or online.

The theme for this year’s event is ‘Making it Happen’ with the focus on helping businesses to look forward and future proof themselves for the year ahead.

Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick will be offering one-to-one clinics for businesses and entrepreneurs on a range of topics including business planning, HR, finance, cyber-security and grant funding. Those wishing to start a business will also be encouraged to take part in the event and LEO Limerick will offer advice and a helping hand.

Mike Cantwell, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Limerick said: “Local Enterprise Week offers existing businesses and those considering starting a business an excellent opportunity to engage with the wide range of supports offered through LEO’s.”

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LEO Limerick will also be hosting a panel discussion with Ireland’s leading food experts at 2pm on Monday, March 7.

One of the guest speakers on Food trends will be Ann Coffey Lynch, founder of Braw, a chocolate and bakery business in Crossgala, Limerick who says that the support she received from Limerick LEO, included finance to set up and buy equipment, as well as training, mentoring and networking contacts.

“I would encourage anyone to book in and take this chance to find out about the supports available to start out or grow,” she added.

Information about the events at Local Enterprise Week 2022 here: Local Enterprise Office – Limerick