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Photographed at The Great Southern Hotel in Killarney at The Fuelling Ambition 'Lead and Suceed' Roadshow in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland where entrepeneurs took part an The Elevator Pitch competition worth over €3000, sponsored by Facebook. Winners on the night were 'The Busy Botantist'.
Photographed left to right is Network Ireland President Rosann Heavey, Clair Kelly, The Busy Botanist, Rachel James, Female Entrepeneur Manager, Enterprise Ireland, Joanne Arbon, The Busy Botanist & Aoife ni Mhuiri CEO Salaso.
Photograph by Sally MacMonagle.
Female-led business wins €3,000 Elevator Pitch competition at Killarney Fuelling Ambition Roadshow


Friday, 27th April 2018: 

The Busy Botanist was the winner of an Elevator Pitch competition worth €3,000 in Killarney last night.

The competition was part of the Fuelling Ambition ‘Lead and Succeed’ Roadshow event in the Great Southern Hotel, Killarney organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Entrepreneurs Academy, and was attended by business women and entrepreneurs from the South West region.

The Killarney Roadshow was one of a series of free-to-attend events that have taken place across the country during March and April which aim to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs nationally by showcasing thriving Irish business women and entrepreneurs.

The Elevator Pitch competition offers a cash prize package sponsored by Facebook worth €2,000 at each location, as well as additional prizes worth up to €1,000. 

Joanne Arbon and Clair Kelly of The Busy Botanist will receive a prize package that is designed to support her on her business journey, including:

•	10 sessions with Enterprise Ireland Mentors and attendance at Enterprise Ireland’s Excel at Export Selling training programme
•	Annual membership of Network Ireland

Guest speakers at the event were Aoife Ni Mhuiri of Salaso  and representatives f

Mid-Kerry Business Wins €3,000 Prize At Elevator Pitch Competition

May 10, 2018 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Busy Botanist was the winner of an Elevator Pitch competition worth €3,000 in Killarney recently. The Elevator Pitch competition offers a cash prize package sponsored by Facebook worth €2,000 at each location, as well as additional prizes worth up to €1,000. Joanne Arbon and Clair Kelly of The Busy […]

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Sarah Garland, Francis Fitzgibbon and Daniel Batchelor of Storystock at the IT Tralee Enterprise Showcase on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Businesses Pitch For €5,000 At Enterprise Event

March 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL company was the winner of the Kerry Innovation Challenge at IT Tralee last Friday. The college hosted its annual Enterprise Showcase where visitors had a chance to talk to those who took the plunge to set up their own business in Kerry including past and current New Frontier participants. The Kerry […]

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Tralee To Compete In Enterprising Towns Competition

Tralee To Compete In Enterprising Towns Competition

August 9, 2017 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will compete in the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition with a total prize fund of €110,000. Bank of Ireland’s national competition to find the country’s most enterprising town is set to reach its climax, with 78 entries from 31 local/city authority areas vying to be crowned Bank […]

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Doireann Barrett, The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, Maura Sheehy, Maura's Cottage Flowers and Catriona Py Collins, CPC Marketing Consultants at the launch of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Towns event at the Castle Street on Wednesday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Big Support At Launch Of Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Event

March 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

A HUGE crowd turned up in Bank of Ireland, Castle Street on Wednesday night for the launch of Tralee Enterprise Town. The launch, which had Mayor of Tralee, Terry O’Brien in attendance, saw businesses, sports clubs, charities and community organisations from all over the town register to showcase their organisations at […]

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Anne O'Riordan, SKDP with Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) Enterprise Award (South Region) finalists James Sheehan, James' Barber Shop (Killorglin) and Kataryna and Tomasz Gwis of K&T Bakery & Cafe (Cahersiveen) and Noel Spillane, CEO SKDP at the IDLN South Enterprise Awards in Cork. The awards recognise commercial and operational success in indigenous enterprises, supported by local development partnership companies and the DSP Back to Work programmes. 
Pic: Diane Cusack

Kerry Company A Winner In Regional Finals Of Enterprise Awards

June 10, 2016 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

  A KERRY business was one of three winners at the regional finals of The Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) Enterprise Awards (South Region). With stiff competition from entrepreneurs in Waterford, Cork and Kerry, the finalists were chosen based on their commercial and operational success to date.  The winning businesses […]

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Robert Carey, Margaret Dalaney, Noel Spillane, Joanne Griffin, Ailesh Hanrahan and Eamon O'Reilly.

Chance For Local Businesses To Get National Recognition With New Enterprise Awards

April 19, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY enterprises that have set up their businesses with assistance from the local development companies and Dept. of Social Protection through the Back to Work Area Enterprise Allowance Scheme (BTWEA) are being offered the opportunity to get national recognition for their efforts through a newly launched Enterprise Awards programme. […]

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Good News For Kerry As Forty New Jobs Are Created

Good News For Kerry As Forty New Jobs Are Created

May 15, 2015 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

FORTY new jobs, to be situated at a Killarney company, have been announced this morning worth an extra €2.4m to local economy. In all, 100 new jobs are to be created by Killarney based manufacturing and engineering group, Tricel, with 40 of these to be situated in the company’s headquarters in Killarney. The […]

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