Businesses Can Get Up To €2,500 In Trading Online Vouchers

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TRADING online vouchers to the value of €2,500 are still available to support small Kerry businesses to enhance their online trading presence.

The vouchers can be used in a variety of ways, including to advertise online on websites such as

There is a free training session in Tralee next month and is the first step in applying for the Trading Online Voucher.

Applicants will be informed of the purpose of the scheme and how best to use and get value from the voucher to support your online trading proposition.

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The meeting is on Tuesday, September 26 in The Castlemaine Suite, Manor West Hotel, Tralee, from 4.30pm until 7pm. Online registration through the website only by clicking here

It is a requirement before applying for the voucher that applicants attend this training session, which is free of charge.

The topics covered will be:

– Trading Online Voucher application process
– Drawdown procedure
– Using your E-voucher wisely

Who is eligible?

The vouchers are targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence; less than 10 employees; turnover less than €2million; applicants must be registered and trading for minimum of 12 months and the business must be located in one of the pilot areas under this phase of the scheme.

Note: ineligible projects include those with charitable status, commercial semi-state companies, ”not for profit” organisations, trade associations and company representation bodies such as Chambers of Commerce.

Vouchers can be used for?

The Online Trading Vouchers can be used for the development or upgrade of an e-commerce website such as implementing online payments or booking systems.  Other usage includes; purchase of Internet related software, online advertising, development of an app, implementation of a digital marketing strategy, consultation with ICT experts for early stage adopters of online strategy, training/skills development specifically to establish and manage an online trading activity.

Vouchers cannot be used for:
– Development of brochure websites
– Purchase of non-internet related software
– Anything other than online trading related activity

Please contact Kerry Local Enterprise Office on 066 7183522 with any queries.

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