Our City Region

Dear Chamber Member,


I hope you, your colleagues and families are keeping well.


Many of you attended this morning’s insightful Business Breakfast, with Port of Cork CEO Eoin McGettigan, and I’m sure you agree that it is certainly an exciting time in the history of our port. The scope of the ‘Port Masterplan 2050’ has the potential to deliver remarkable change for the city region and we look forward to continued engagement on this developing plan.  


The importance of connectivity for business, tourism and the economic development of our region cannot be understated, and the infrastructure affects each of us, so I ask you to..

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Christmas Lunch 2022
Fri 2nd Dec | 12.30pm-3.30pm | Vienna Woods Hotel

This event has always been a social highlight of the festive season attracting over 300 attendees annually and we are delighted to be back in-person and joined by the hilarious Reggie from the Blackrock Road! 


With plenty of festive food and drink, music, raffle prizes and much more, it is the perfect seasonal event for entertaining clients and colleagues.


Limited places available

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HR Barometer Report – Unrivalled Source of Analysis & Insights
Thurs 24th Nov | 10am-11.15am | Online

The HR Barometer Report briefing is a must-attend event for HR Practitioners who are seeking to inform and empower their HR decision-making ahead of the new year.


Key senior consultants from Adare Human Resource Management will share the findings of the latest HR Barometer Survey and what these mean for HR Practitioners. 

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Save the Date: Annual Dinner 2023
Friday 3rd February 2023 | Cork City Hall

Cork Chamber Annual Dinner is the region’s largest flagship event of the year, bringing together business leaders, political decision makers and influencers for this black tie corporate event. 

Tickets will go on sale Friday, 9th December at 10am.

More Details here
Energy Consumption: Savings for Your Business & Your Home
Member Price Free

Tues 22 Nov | 10am-11:30am | Online


This ninety minute webinar delivered by John Curran from Blue Planet Consulting explores factors driving the current volatility in the global energy market and its impacts on the supply and the cost of energy for businesses and domestic consumers alike.

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Certificate in Training Delivery & Evaluation – QQI Level 6
Member Price €650

Wed 30 Nov | 9.30am-4pm | 5 sessions | Online


The purpose of this Certificate in Training Delivery & Evaluation Programme (Train the Trainer)  is to provide you with the tools and techniques to effectively deliver, assess and evaluate your training programmes. You will gain practical experience and recognised certification as a trainer. 

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Attracting and Sustaining Women as Leaders in Communities, Politics and Business
‘Pathways to Participation’

An initiative of Cork City Council’s Women’s Caucus in collaboration with Women for Election and supported by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, this conference will focus on how to rebalance power in communities, politics and business so that women, of all backgrounds, have a stronger voice and greater influence.


Be part of the solution by attending ‘Pathways to Participation’ - Attracting and Sustaining Women as Leaders in Communities, Politics and Business’, Tuesday 22nd November, 10am–2pm, City Hall, Cork

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National Horticulture Strategy
Consultation period open until 30 Nov

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is now accepting submissions on developing a National Horticulture Strategy to 2030, focusing on economic, environmental and social sustainability. This consultations is important to shaping the future of Ireland's agriculture sector and we encourage you to share your views by making a submission or getting in touch with us <HERE>.

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EU and Moldova agreement

Since the 1 November 2022, the EU and Maldova entered into a new trade agreement, bringing together traders who meet certain criteria and therefore can benefit from simplified customs arrangements.

If your company is looking to benefit from new trade agreements we are happy to discuss your plans through the Enterprise Europe Network or Export Services 

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