Big boost for Wexford at business expo

By david tucker

Published 08/09/2015 | 00:00

The innovative nature of the 2015 Wexford Business Expo has attracted support from Walter O'Brien, the Wexford-born genius and founder of Scorpion Computer Services.

Walter will be speaking via satellite video call at this year's event which takes place on Thursday (September 10) at the County Hall in Carricklawn.

This year's Expo theme is Capitalising on the Recovery and 100 of the county's best businesses will be exhibiting and the event will attract more than 2,000 visitors on the day. Entry to the Expo is free.

President of Wexford Chamber, Martin Doyle, said: 'We are delighted that Wexford County Council is the main sponsor of the Wexford Business Expo 2015. This aligns with the Council's commitment to facilitate and promote the economic development of County Wexford.

'I believe that this year's revised format will present exciting opportunities for businesses here in Wexford and I have no doubt that the Expo will provide a springboard for businesses to help them to develop and grow.'

'The EXPO is very timely as we see a growing confidence in the business sector as economic conditions improve with many established companies securing new investments and expanding their operations,' said Martin.

This year's event will be the largest business expo to hit the South East.

Featuring an Angels' Den, Speed Networking, a Business Connections hub, Peer to Peer mentoring and an extensive suite of workshops, Wexford Chamber says this is an event that your business simply cannot afford to miss.

The range of workshops at this year's Expo will help many business owners overcome their challenges and a selection of the topics being addressed include; 'Capitalising on the Recovery' 'Competitive advantage - IT solutions' 'Professional Selling to Grow Sales and Improve Profit'.

Madeleine Quirke, CEO of Wexford Chamber said, 'With renowned guest speakers from across the country, attendees are guaranteed that they will receive the best business advice available.'

The Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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