Brexit: we can help

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CARLOW County Council and Carlow Chamber have teamed up to present local companies with ‘Brexit Preparedness and Business Support’ event during the month of October.

The think-in will be held from 11.30am to 2.30pm in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, on Wednesday, October 16.

Hosted by Jonathan Healy, this event will focus on identifying exposure to Brexit, winning international sales and other strategies to address the challenges and opportunities that will come when Britain leaves the EU, which is being planned for the end of this month.

The event will include exhibitors from key support agencies and also a panel event over an informal lunch.

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Kathleen Holohan, Chief Executive with Carlow County Council, said: “We need to work together to support each other in the challenges that may arise from Brexit but also the opportunities it presents.

“We have worked with Carlow Chamber to design this event which brings together 15 support agencies and expert panels to present this to the business community in a digestible format.”

Speaking about the benefits of the event, Brian O’Farrell, Chief Executive of County Carlow Chamber, said:

“We know that there are a variety of supports available for companies, but companies sometimes are challenged to understand the wide range of supports and services available and then to take the time to avail of these supports.

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“This event has been designed so companies can get the maximum output from their attendance and we would encourage the business community to attend.”

Kieran Comerford, Head of Enterprise at Local Enterprise Office, said:

“As hubs of expert advice, information and practical supports, the dedicated Local Enterprise Office Carlow team can help businesses manage their Brexit response We urge all businesses to contact the Local Enterprise Office on www.localenterprise.ie/carlow to start their Brexit preparedness journey.”

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