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
26
Wed
Fuelling Ambition Roadshow – Encouraging Female entrepreneurs to maximise their full potential @ Breaffy House Hotel & Resort
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm

The Fuelling Ambition Roadshow takes place in Breaffy House Hotel on Wedneday, April 26th at 6:30pm.

 

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland announce The Fuelling Ambition Roadshow for female entrepreneurs in the West. 

The ‘Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success’ West event, organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Mayo Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and the Entrepreneurs Academy, is free of charge to existing and potential entrepreneurs and business women. Booking is strongly advised.

Building on the successful ‘Fuelling Ambition’ initiative introduced in 2016, this year’s roadshow will feature an Elevator Pitch competition with a prize package worth €4,000 at each location including:

  • 10 sessions with Enterprise Ireland Mentors
  • Attendance at Enterprise Ireland’s Excel at Export Selling training programme
  • Annual membership of Network Ireland
  • Leadership training programme with the Entrepreneurs Academy, a national entrepreneur development organisation

The event aims to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs in the West and across the country. Lorraine Patridge, Team Horizon and Emma Killian, BriteBiz, two thriving Irish entrepreneurs, will share their business journeys and ‘steps to success’ at the event.

Click here for more information and to register!

 

Fuelling Ambition Roadshow Mayo

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.