Business News

Launch of The Entrepreneur Exchange

By Business & Finance
31 October 2013

Applications now open for key event for growing businesses in the West of Ireland taking place in Sligo on November 28th and 29th.

The Entrepreneur Exchange offers participating companies a full-day of tailored business mentoring meetings complimented by a networking dinner. This 24-hour experience includes one-to-one meetings, presentations, banking institutions, the Halo Business Angels Partnership, venture capital investors and networking opportunities.

Entrepreneurs such as Seamus Farrell from SF Engineering, Fergal Broder from Lotus Works, Frank Salmon from CMS Distribution, Michael Dawson from One4All amongst a host of other successful entrepreneurs will share their experience and expertise at The Entrepreneur Exchange.

Companies in the food and beverage, medical device, ICT, cleantech, and engineering sectors will be the primary focus of the event; however any business seeking to scale is encouraged to apply.

Speaking at the launch of The Entrepreneur Exchange, Sligo Chamber CEO, Paul Keyes said: “The Entrepreneur Exchange is an opportunity for entrepreneurs with an investor ready proposition, or with an established business who want to get focused on growing their business to get the competitive edge. It is also further evidence of the collaborative public/private partnership that is going to get the Western Region back on its feet.”

Paddy McGuinness, chairperson of the WDC said: “The Entrepreneur Exchange is a unique opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs in the West to benefit from the insights and experience of these hugely successful entrepreneurs in an inspirational, high-energy and supportive environment.”

The Entrepreneur Exchange takes place in the Radisson Hotel, Sligo on November 28th and 29th. For more information on The Entrepreneur Exchange or to obtain an application form visit or call Sligo Chamber at (071) 916 1274