Bank of Ireland and Dundalk Chamber of Commerce host ‘Business Advice Evening’ in Dundalk

Bank of Ireland and Dundalk Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host a business advice evening in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk on Tuesday 24 April from 5.15 until 8 p.m..

The event, which is also supported by Enterprise Ireland, will provide a mix of business and financial advice to the SME sector. Attendees will be allowed to put the advice into practice on the night during a speed networking session co-ordinated by Billy Mahon from Superior Internet Marketing.

Monaghan based Paddy Matthews, Managing Director of Matthews Coaches, will share his remarkable business story of detailing how vision, research, planning, and his company’s motto of ’Doing ordinary things extraordinarily well’ have been important factors to their success.

Other guest speakers at the seminar will be Ann Caldwell, Enterprise Ireland,  Michael Lauhoff, Head of Small Business & Agriculture, Bank of Ireland  Business Banking and key note speaker Bobby Kerr, Founder of Insomnia and RTE “Dragon”, will give the closing address of the evening.

According to Gerry Prizeman, Regional Manager, North East, Bank of Ireland, Business Banking: “We are very much open for business and we are looking to lend a minimum of €3.5 billion to SMEs this year.  We are pleased to co-host this excellent initiative with the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce as part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment in the SME sector. An evening like this gives us the opportunity to engage with new and existing customers and to reinforce our ongoing support and commitment to maintaining long term relationships with them. We hope that by providing relevant financial and business advice that it will give renewed confidence to local businesses. In turn we hope that businesses with funding requirements apply to us.”


Bank of Ireland – National Enterprise Week – 18 until 25 May 2012.
Bank of Ireland is committed to the SME sector. As part of that ongoing support, the Bank is organising its National Enterprise Week between 18 and 25 May 2012 with flagship events, advice led seminars and clinics. A full programme of events will be communicated in advance.