Events Calendar

Oct
16
Fri
Wallace Commemoration Ceremony @ Military Barracks, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm

Ballina Wallace Society has great pleasure in inviting you to the unveiling of a plaque in memory of the Wallaces, celebrated composers and singers who hailed from Ballina and toured the world in the 19th century to great acclaim.
Please join us in celebrating a little bit of Ballina’s history and to hear more about the Wallace family.

Please RSVP to terryreilly@eircom.net.

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Composer William Vincent Wallace

Apr
27
Thu
Breakfast Seminar: Wills, Trusts and Enduring Power of Attorney @ Ballina Chamber Of Commerce Offices
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

 

This seminar, covering succession planning, is a must for anyone who has made or is contemplating making a will.

It will focus on the importance of having a will in place, cover the keys elements of a valid will, the areas that give rise to problems with wills, and offer solutions to these pitfalls.

Topics will include spousal, children and co-habitant rights, cross border issues, guardians, trustees, executors and trusts (for minors and incapacitated beneficiaries), and Enduring power of Attorney.

The effect of divorce and separation on wills, and what happens when there is no will, will also be addressed.

Presenter: Peter Loftus of Bourke, Carrigg and Loftus.

Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the Law trade and is a partner in the Bourke, Carrigg Loftus Law firm. 

Booking Essential as spaces are limited. Contact 096 72800 or Email info@ballina.ie to reserve your spot.

 

May
2
Tue
USING FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS – ADVANCED  @ Ballina Chamber of Commerce Offices
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Objective

The aim of the programme is to assist those who already have completed the “Using Facebook for Business – Beginner” course and has an established business Facebook page to take their use of Facebook as a business development tool to the next level.

Duration: Half-day Evenings)

Facebook (Advanced)

  • 2017 Facebook trends. What’s new?
  • Page setup – 11 essential things to get right
  • 9 Ways to Improve the Organic Reach of your page
  • How to run a legitimate Facebook competitions that appeal to your target audiences

Facebook Advertising

63% of the Irish population have a Facebook Account and 70% check in to Facebook at least once a day.  The average user checks their Facebook feed 150 times a day.  Facebook advertising is something that every business owner should consider using to reach customers and potential customers.

Duration: Half Day.

Course Overview

  • Why every business should be using Facebook Ads
  • Overview of the 3 ways to run adverts
    • Overview of the basic “on page” options
    • Overview of the Ad creation tool
    • Overview of the Power editor & why you should use it
  • How to create targeted audiences
    • How to target people near your business
    • How to create an audience based on demographics
    • How to create an audience based on an interest shown in a product/service
    • Targeting people who have recently visited your website (remarketing)
    • Targeting existing customers using your customer database
    • How to target the most engaged fans on your business page
    • How to create lookalike audiences based on traffic to your website, people that like your business page etc.
  • Demonstrating the different types of Facebook Ads and when to use them
    • Awareness campaigns
    • Consideration Campaigns
    • Conversion Campaigns
  • How to create successful ads
    • Tips for using Image/Video Ads
    • How to write effective Ad copy
  • Understanding and analysing campaign results.

 

May
9
Tue
USING FACEBOOK FOR BUSINESS – ADVANCED  @ Ballina Chamber of Commerce Offices
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Objective

The aim of the programme is to assist those who already have completed the “Using Facebook for Business – Beginner” course and has an established business Facebook page to take their use of Facebook as a business development tool to the next level.

Duration: Half-day Evenings)

Facebook (Advanced)

  • 2017 Facebook trends. What’s new?
  • Page setup – 11 essential things to get right
  • 9 Ways to Improve the Organic Reach of your page
  • How to run a legitimate Facebook competitions that appeal to your target audiences

Facebook Advertising

63% of the Irish population have a Facebook Account and 70% check in to Facebook at least once a day.  The average user checks their Facebook feed 150 times a day.  Facebook advertising is something that every business owner should consider using to reach customers and potential customers.

Duration: Half Day.

Course Overview

  • Why every business should be using Facebook Ads
  • Overview of the 3 ways to run adverts
    • Overview of the basic “on page” options
    • Overview of the Ad creation tool
    • Overview of the Power editor & why you should use it
  • How to create targeted audiences
    • How to target people near your business
    • How to create an audience based on demographics
    • How to create an audience based on an interest shown in a product/service
    • Targeting people who have recently visited your website (remarketing)
    • Targeting existing customers using your customer database
    • How to target the most engaged fans on your business page
    • How to create lookalike audiences based on traffic to your website, people that like your business page etc.
  • Demonstrating the different types of Facebook Ads and when to use them
    • Awareness campaigns
    • Consideration Campaigns
    • Conversion Campaigns
  • How to create successful ads
    • Tips for using Image/Video Ads
    • How to write effective Ad copy
  • Understanding and analysing campaign results.