Donegal County Council Logo
Home > Your Council > CommunicationsOffice > Press Releases > Business Connections Event

07/02/2014 - Business Connections Event was an Inspirational Success

 

 

The much anticipated Business Connections event was held yesterday in the Abbey hotel, Donegal Town with over 100 businesses attending the event.

 

The event kicked off with an array of motivational speakers and a selection of workshops on everything from accessing finance to how to get your business on the map.

 

Motivational speakers Gerry Duffy, John Conaghan and marketing expert Daniel Browne, to name just a few shared inspiration on the tears and triumphs of running your own business in today’s economy.

 

Top business moguls Joanne Sweeny Burke founder of Media Box and Grainne Kelly inventor of Bubblebum inspired young business entrepreneurs and business owners alike on how to get on the road to success.

 

Budding business owner Kerry O’Donnell has been running I Want Candy Ireland, a successful candy buffet business for a year and a half and says that she left the event feeling inspired and motivated.

 

“The business connections event was brilliant, it was great to see all the businesses come together, I reconnected with so many people and left with so many contacts. The talks were so insightful and answered so many questions I had. I stayed at the event till the bitter end and left on a real motivational high. She laughed.”

 

Speaking about the struggles of running a successful business Kerry said you have to work at it every day but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

 

“Its always a struggle but nothing beats that feeling of pride knowing you own your own business, it has been a dream come true.”

 

Rate this Page

Select an option below

-->

Map Services

Map Portal

  • Rennet Image
  • NPPR Logo
  • Donegal Gathering Logo
  • Donegal Tourism Logo
  • Donegal Diaspora Logo
  • Public Art logo
  • Regional Cultural Centre logo
  • Spaceial logo
  • IrishWater
  • LEO