Cork Company of the Year Awards 2023
Emerging Category Finalists

Now in their 25th year the Cork Chamber Cork Company of the Year Awards in association with Vodafone Ireland and media partner the Irish Examiner recognise the diversity and vibrancy that exists in the Cork business community. This week we are delighted to share that LegitFit, Rebel City Distillery and Wizer Energy have been shortlisted as finalists in the EMERGING category. Watch the videos of each below and read their profiles via the Irish Examiner online <HERE>


The winners of all categories will be announced on Friday 3rd February at the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner.


LegitFit - Emerging finalist, Cork Company of the Year 2023

Rebel City Distillery

Rebel City - Emerging finalist, Cork Company of the Year 2023

Wizer Energy

Wizer Energy - Emerging finalist, Cork Company of the Year 2023

Workplace Change: Practice and Skills - Micro Credentials
Member Price €800

Wed 8 Feb | 6.30pm-9.30pm | Blended


Framed in the discipline of positive psychology, the core knowledge and skills developed on this micro credential programme are critical to empower organisations and their people through a positive change process, thus enabling business to become more agile and responsive to a changing world of workplace practice.

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Empowering You: Empowerment from Within
Member Price €400

Wed 8 Feb | 10am-12pm | Blended


Empowerment starts with recognising that life is all about choices. We have a lot more choice than people realise. Our unique 3 part empowerment series starts with recognising that life is all about choices.

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MS Excel Intermediate
Member Price: €150

Wed 8 Feb | 11.30am-1pm | 5 sessions | Online 


Suitable for those who are currently using MS Excel regularly but may not have attended formal training recently or may never have attended the training. This online course is for those with a busy schedule and is adaptable to the challenges of every lifestyle.

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Cork Chamber & MII Cork: Putting Social Back into Social Media
Wed 18 Jan | 6.15pm-8pm | Clayton Hotel Cork City

Join us for this event in collaboration with the Marketing Institute Cork where we will welcome Cian Corbett, Digital and Innovation Marketing Manager leading the Digital Media Teams in AIB Group Marketing. 


Cian will detail these connection opportunities by showcasing some of AIB’s Sustainability content examples from the past 12 months.

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Annual Dinner 2023 (waiting list only)
Fri 3 Feb | 6pm-11pm | Cork City Hall

Proudly Sponsored by AIB


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. 


We are delighted to announce our guest of honour, Brian O’Sullivan, native of Castlelyons in Cork and founder and owner of Zeus, one of the largest privately owned packaging companies in Europe. 

Please add ticket requests to the waiting list.


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Grant support for Businesses recovering from Covid

Chambers Ireland, supported by Meta, have created a fund consisting of a limited series of €4,000 grants to support affiliated Chamber member companies recovering from Covid, that are looking to invest in sustainability projects in support of certain business focussed UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The projects that will be selected will further a company’s work on projects supporting a select set of SDGs.

Details and criteria
Skills for Better Business

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment has developed a management development journey, Skills for Better Business to aid SME owners and managers. Get started today by carrying out a skills and needs assessment, and explore a range of training courses and programmes. 

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Partner Opportunity: Italian producer of compact pizza ovens is looking for Irish distributers

An Italian manufacturer of pizza ovens is looking for Irish distributors. Their innovative pizza ovens are compact and transportable, preserving all the characteristics of a professional pizza oven. Designed and built in Italy by expert technicians, these ovens guarantee to cook you the perfect Neapolitan pizza in just 60 seconds.

To find out more, please contact