Wednesday 27th Jul 2022

Go and Grow Online: Digital drop-in for small business owners - Portershed

Go and Grow Online: Digital drop-in for small business owners - Portershed

Date:Wed 27th Jul 2022
Time:13:00 - 15:00

Go and Grow Online: An in-person digital drop-in event for small businesses – Portershed

Enterprise Nation invites small business owners to step away from their desk and attend a free, in-person, business support event at Portershed in County Galway.

During this event, hear from local, successful business owner Claudine Curran graphic designer and owner of Curran Design, as she shares business journey and expertise of creating your brand identity and marketing. You will receive personalised support for your business through small group sessions and one-to-one consultations, understand how to leverage digital tools to help your business succeed and learn from business, investment and management specialists.

As part of this event, Go and Grow Online trainers Paddy McDermott and Louise Lally will share their experience and tips for gaining success online and in your business.

Where will the event take place?

The event will take place in Portershed, County Galway. During the event you will receive personalised support for your business from Go and Grow Online trainers and be inspired through the personal journeys of other businesses who have pivoted online.


2pm: Registration and networking

2:20pm: Welcome and introduction from Enterprise Nation and partners

2:30pm: Claudine Curran owner of Curran Design shares tips for creating your brand identity, marketing and how her business journey has evolved.

2:45pm: Panel discussion with your Go and Grow online advisers

3:10pm: Rotational small group consultations with Go and Grow online advisers on key themes-business development, investment and marketing

3:45pm- Closing remarks and opportunity to network and receive 1-2-1 support

4:00pm: Close

Meet your advisers:

Paddy McDermott is the Owner of Baxnmax Ltd, a management consultancy focused on leadership and business development for SMEs. Paddy has 30+ years experience in a multinational environment, has managed start-ups and more recently participated as a mentor in NDRC accelerator.

Louise Lally delivers business coaching to corporate and SME business owners. She delivers training workshops with Skillsnet Ireland and the Irish Small to Medium sized Enterprise Association with a specialism in retail coaching.

About Go and Grow Online

Enterprise Nation are working with Microsoft, Klarna & Vodafone to support 20,000 small businesses across Ireland to improve their digital skills.

For more information on Go and Grow Online click here.

You can view Microsoft's privacy statement here.


You must register before the event date. Book your ticket early to avoid disappointment - only 60 places available. Please note, by registering you are agreeing to be filmed and photographed at the event.

If you have any questions in advance, please email Nicola at

Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their businesses. Led by founder, Emma Jones CBE, Enterprise Nation connects you to the resources and expertise to help you succeed.

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