We are an industry led business network from the West & North West of Ireland linked with 3rd level Academic Institutions and Chambers of Commerce.
Our Mission is to promote Lean methodologies across all sectors and to share ideas that foster competitiveness for success.
For us to support each other to develop competitiveness, we need to hear from you – what wouldyou like to hear and see to help you become more competitive?
Please take a few moments to respond to six questions that will help us to deliver a network supportive to you. CLICK HERE
During 2018 we will invite representtivies from business and industry to attend seminars and best practice visits to companies inside and outside of the region. These events will provide the opportunity of furthering our mission.
The Business Network Team invite you to attend our launch of the Network on Tuesday 24th April next at GMIT Castlebar at 9am until 12:30 – Business Leaders and Company Lean Specialists are welcome.
Keynote speakers will be Richard Keegan Manager Competitiveness Dept, Lean Business & Benchmarking Enterprise Ireland and Breda O’Toole Head of Product Development & Transformation, IDA Ireland, with plenty of opportunity to network.
In addition there will be case study presentations from industry leaders such as AbbVie Ireland and Fort Wayne Metals together with a panel discussion moderated by Michael Heneghan, Business Excellence & Portfolio Manager Abbott Diagnostics Sligo
08:30-09:00 – Registration & Networking
09:00-09:05 – Opening Address – Michael Gill, Head of Dept, Business, Humanities & Technology GMIT
09:05-09:45 – Presentations from Richard Keegan Manager Competitiveness Dept, Lean Business & Benchmarking Enterprise Ireland and Breda O’Toole Head of Product Development & Transformation, IDA Ireland
09:45-11:00 – Industry Case Studies
11:00-11:15 – Networking Break
11:15- 12:00 – Panel discussion moderated by John Magee, Head of Enterprise, Mayo LEO
12:00-12:15 – Q & A
12:15-12:30 Official Launch of Network by Michael Heneghan, Business Excellence & Portfolio Manager, Abbott Diagnostics Division, Sligo.