Top Tips for Growing your Creative Enterprise There are a limited number of Free places on this course for those who wish to avail.
22nd September 2022
IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Co. Cork
Places remaining: 10
Cost: €10.00 (Plus booking fee)
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Start Date: 22nd September 2022
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket
Tuition Fee: €10 per person
Accreditation: Certificate of Attendance
Workshop 1: “Tops Tips For Growing your Creative Enterprise”.
Designed for those working in the Gift, Craft, Design and the Creative
sector and it will give guides on how to grow and sustain your
The Content will include Retail and consumer trends, best business
practise in the craft sector and how apply this to your work. This
interactive workshop will focus on craft consumers, how they
purchase products, trends in retail craft and design and how best to
use this knowledge for your own business.
Training is suitable for creative businesses at start-up stage or more
established ones, and will help with plans to grow sales and build a
Objective: This workshop will offer the micro enterprises participating
information on best business practise in craft and design and sales and
consumer insights so as to increase sales and grow your business
About the Trainer
Maebh Ring is an experienced mentor and trainer for consumer products including craft, design, gift, art, tourism,
wellness and retail sectors. She has set up and delivered business seminars, trade expos, and design
exhibitions, retail events and trade shows. Her experience with micro enterprises includes market
research, sales development, product prototyping, branding and product display work. She has
assisted mentees in their market research, pricing, branding and sales strategies. .
She has designed and delivered customized training programs and
sales events for Craft, Gift, Marine, Tourism, Art, Food and Retail. She has worked with government support agencies including, The
Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Cork City Council, Cork County
Council, Local Enterprise Boards Cork, Kerry, Galway and Limerick
as well as Enterprise Ireland, MUT, UCC and Fáilte Ireland. She has
worked with private sector retail clients in craft and tourism such as
‘Weavers of Ireland’ and ‘Aran Sweater Market’.
Her work exposes me to the international trends in creative, craft
and design sectors. Sustainability and Eco Awareness are key trends
in all creative consumer products and is a relevant and authentic component in sales, marketing
and branding strategies