I hope you, your family and colleagues are keeping safe and well. 2022 is well and truly kicked off now, and I would like to wish you and your team every success for the year ahead.
Outstanding Contribution to Business
It is a pleasure to share the news with you today that Jim Woulfe, has been honoured with the Cork Chamber ‘Outstanding Contribution to Business Award’ recognising his devotion to Ireland’s leading indigenous sector. Jim has received messages of congratulations from An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD and Minister Simon Coveney TD, and..
Cork Chamber's Quarterly Economic Trends survey is now open to member responses. Responses from senior business managers and owner managers at the close of Q4 (October, November, December) are valuable to measure business sentiment, responses to the changing business environment and to informing Chamber policy priorities and strategy into the future.
We also ask a number of short questions on recruitment trends in your company over the past 12 months.
As you know Cork Chamber has worked with Little Island members for many years to secure better transport connectivity in the area and surrounds.
The consultation period is open for a dedicated pedestrian and cycle route from Carrigtwohill to Midleton. This is intended to connect onwards to Little Island via the Carrigtwohill to Bury’s Bridge pedestrian and cycle route works. Together these initiatives will enhance the continuity of active transport along the N25 corridor.
Further details of the proposed development can be found HERE.
Cork Chamber will be making a submission and if you have specific feedback please be in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 14th January
It’s planting season. From 9.30am on Wednesday Jan 26th to 1pm on Friday Jan 28th, 300 indigenous Irish trees will be openly available to Cork Chamber members on a first come first served basis.
Ranging from 2-4 foot tall, the species available will include:
Alnus Glutinosa: Black Alder
Betula Pubescens: Downy Birch
Corylus Avellana: Hazel
Crataegus Monogyna: Hawthorn
Quercus Robur: Oak
Sorbus Aucuparia: Rowan
We’ll operate an honestly policy on collection. Be covid guidelines compliant. Come to our car park at Fitzgerald House, Summerhill North. Drop your business card in a bowl. Pick up your tree and off you go to your place of choice - your workplace, community or home to add a little freshness and life to Cork at the start of your year.
This virtual event in collaboration with the Marketing Institute Cork will feature Simon Moriarty, Director of Trends EMEA at Mintel. The session will look at Mintel’s market trend analysis and prediction research which is grounded by observations of the key drivers of consumer behaviour and backed by their robust data sets.
Get an insight into predicted Consumer Trends and ensure your market strategies are in the right place for 2022!
Join Networking expert, Kingsley Aikins for this informative session as he breaks down the fundamentals of networking and sets out a precise Four Step Process on how to build a strong and diverse network.
If you would like to improve your networking skills, learn how to make meaningful business connections or simply want to start the new year on a positive note, then this masterclass is for you!
Our Interview training programme is suitable for HR personnel and other employees involved in the recruitment and selection process. This programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective interviews in an organisational setting. The course will provide participants with the tools and techniques necessary to ensure that the interview is well structured and the right person hired.
The experience in this programme is as close as you can get to having a personal coach. You begin presenting from almost the moment you begin session 1. You present at least six times over the course of 3 full half-days. Your presentations are recorded and evaluated. You get expert, one-on-one coaching privately at the end of each presentation.
With the emergence of Project Management as a standalone profession, international accreditation that is accepted across industries is becoming increasingly important. This course is suitable for individuals who may have practical experience of either being involved in projects or managing and leading projects but need to supplement this with the necessary education. This course is aimed at those who seek to employ professional project management methodologies in the Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Close-Out of their Projects.
The Acumen programme, created by Intertrade Ireland, aims to enhance the capacity and capability of SME's to take the first formal steps onto the export ladder by helping to fund, up to 50%, an experienced and skilled sales resource to help businesses to identify new opportunities and win new sales in the cross-border market.