Cork Company of the Year Awards 2023
Final call for entries

Final chance to enter the cork company of the year awards 2023. Deadline for completed applications is this Friday 14th October.


Now in their 25th year these awards recognise the diversity and vibrancy that exists in the Cork business community.  There are 4 award categories and winners will be announced at our Annual Dinner in 2023.

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Cork Digital Marketing Awards 2022
Fri 21st Oct | 6pm-11pm | Carrigaline Court Hotel

Cork Digital Marketing Awards Ceremony will be held at Carrigaline Court Hotel. Drinks reception at 6pm followed by dinner and awards.

Join host Sinead Kennedy to mark the very best in digital marketing in Cork as she announces the winners of each category along with the Overall Digital Marketing Legend 2022!


Continue the celebrations with an afterparty at the recently opened Mabel Lane. 


In association with

AB Sales, ClickDimensions, Cork Chamber Skillnet, Grant Thornton, Munster Technological University

Osborne, Radius Technologies, Velo Coffee Roasters


Media Partner

Irish Examiner

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Sustainable Cork Programme: Fuelling Business - Opportunity in Crisis
Fri 14 Oct | 11am-12.15pm | Online

In association with Cork Chamber Skillnet, Gas Networks Ireland and Matheson


Unlock energy saving opportunities, reduce your carbon footprint and make cost savings! Engage with practical strategies and good practice from across business sectors focused on energy cost saving and moving towards the delivery of net-zero business operations.

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Lunch on Board the Brittany Ferries Pont Aven
Sat 15th Oct | 12pm-3pm | Pont Aven, Ringaskiddy Port

This event will provide you with an exclusive opportunity to explore the fantastic facilities on board the luxury ferry. Enjoy a charming afternoon in Cork Harbour with lunch prepared by the best of French chefs and served with specially selected French wines. All served while you network with the France-Irish business community in Cork.

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Business Breakfast with Eamonn Crowley, CEO, Permanent TSB
Tues 25th Oct | 7.30am-9am | Clayton Hotel Cork City

In association with RDJ & media partner Irish Examiner


Eamonn Crowley joined Permanent TSB as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director in 2017 and was appointed CEO in 2020. Before joining Permanent TSB, he held a number of senior executive roles including, Chief Financial Officer of Bank Santander Poland and Chief Operating Officer of AIB’s Central and Eastern Europe Division. Don't miss out on the chance to hear from Eamonn.

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Cork Chamber Dublin Dinner 2022
Tues 22nd Nov | 7pm-11pm | Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin

In association with EY 


Join over 600 business leaders, key political decision makers and stakeholders as we gather to celebrate the relationship between Ireland's two largest city regions, Dublin and Cork. This year’s guest of honour and keynote speech will be delivered by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr. Michael McGrath T.D and on the night, we will honour the winner of our Outstanding Contribution to Business Award for 2022.

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Silencing the Inner Critic: Who’s showing up in the room?
Member Price: Free

Tues 18 Oct | 11:00am-12:00pm | Online


In this sixty minute webinar, you’ll learn all about your inner critic: where it comes from, what it’s trying to protect you from, and most importantly, how to transfer it into your very own personal cheerleader.

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MS Excel Advanced
Member Price: €150

Weds 26 Oct | 11.30am-1pm | 5 sessions | Online


This course is designed to follow-on from MS Excel Intermediate. Having already familiarised yourself with the most efficient way of performing everyday tasks and now that you have mastered the more commonly used Intermediate topics, it is now time to build on that knowledge.  A large proportion of the course is dedicated to managing and manipulating lists of information from working with tables & slicers up to creating and working with Pivot Tables.

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IMI Essential Skills of Management
Member Price €1250

Tues 8 Nov | 9am-5pm | 6 sessions, 2 per month over Nov/Dec/Jan | Online


Essential Skills of Management is one of IMI’s most popular executive development programmes. This IMI highly interactive six-day programme is designed to enhance your existing management skills. We will help you develop new competencies within a framework of identified essential skills. It is comprised of 6 full days divided into 3 modules of 2 consecutive days each. Grant funding for this course is prioritised specifically for management development in SMEs with less than 250 employees.

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Shine A Light on Homelessness

Thia Hennessy board member and honorary secretary Cork Chamber, is asking you to help Focus Ireland raise vital funds and #ShineALight on homelessness. Donate to Thia’s Sleep-Out which takes place on Spike Island Cork on Oct 14.

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Age Friendly Ireland Business Recognition Training
Nov. 16th 10am-12pm | Online | Free

Achieve an Age Friendly Charter for your business, and benefit from increased custom from a hugely growing demographic who control 50% of all consumer spending in Europe.  The number of older people in Ireland is set to double in the next 25 years. So it makes complete sense to put a few simple low cost or no cost changes in your business place to achieve recognition as an Age Friendly Business and demonstrate a welcome for this group.

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EGT 2022
Environmental technology, green transformation

The 1st annual EGT will take place on Oct 24th and will be held online. The goal of the brokerage event is to create a strong network of research and development institutions, business and industry partners, European and national institutions, Non-government organizations in close relation for a massive scaling-up and speeding-up of energy solutions, environmental technologies, green transformation. 

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