Chamber News

 

Summer Celebrations with the Meath Women in Biz & Tech

The Meath Women in Biz & Tech network announces its second quarterly meeting of 2023 on Tuesday 13th June, in the Station House Hotel from 12pm-3pm. With a focus on celebrating ‘Women in Tech’, this event will hear from; Portia Healy O’Connor, Co-Founder & CSO of Xelda and Marie O’Riordan, Global Head of Public Relations with EML.   The Meath Women in Biz & Tech network, now in its fourth year, is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and the Meath Local Enterprise Office with support from Meta who have been a proud supporter of Meath Women in Biz & Tech since its launch i...

Get out and spend with Mí Meath

Get out and spend with Mí Meath   County Meath Chamber is urging those with a Mí Meath Card to activate their card and to use it. Launched in late 2021 by County Meath Chamber to support Meath business, the Mí Meath Card has proven very popular because (a) It retains spend in Meath, (b) it can be reloaded and (c) the cardholder can save money with discounts available in several stores. Mí Meath cards can be purchased online for next day postage and are the ideal gift for weddings, birthdays, confirmations, communions, and other special occasions and they are now the card of choic...

Mí Meath Shortlisted for .IE Digital Towns Award 2023

County Meath Chamber are delighted to announce that Mí Meath has been shortlisted in the Digital Business category of the .IE Digital Town Awards 2023.   This category is for projects that can demonstrate the creation and implementation of digital strategies to promote businesses. Launched in 2021 by County Meath Chamber, Mí Meath is an exclusive, county wide, reloadable shopping card, the first of its kind in Ireland.  Mí Meath cards can be spent with over 500 stores across Meath both instore and online. The Mí Meath intiative is managed and promoted by Count...

​​​​​​​Meath Business Owners Network April Meet Up at Chamber House

Meath Business Owners Network meet at Chamber House Last Friday the 21st of April, the Meath Business Owners network met at Meath Chamber HQ on Church Hill in Navan. This month members spotlight was on Mark Sheehan of 'Web Makers and Socially'. The meeting was chaired by Paula McCaul of County Meath Chamber The meeting started with informal networking as business owners arrived at Chamber House. The networking aspect of the monthly meetings proves very beneficial to business owners who can connect with other like-minded attendees on the morning. The meeting began with everyone introducing themselves and their business. In att...

Minister Richmond approves new Sectoral Employment Order for workers in the Construction Industry

PRESS RELEASE: Minister Richmond approves new Sectoral Employment Order for workers in the Construction Industry         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Press Office. Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment   Phone: +353 1 631 2200   Email: press.office@enterprise.gov.ie     Minister Richmond approves new Sectoral Employment Order for workers in the Construction Industry   Friday, 14 April 2023...

Apprenticeship Expo Success

Apprenticeship Expo Success The Apprenticeship Expo was recently held in the Knightsborook Hotel in Trim and has grown since its first outing in 2020.  With over 90 exhibitors on the day and representatives from all 66 apprenticeships, this event is the one of the biggest apprenticeship events in the country. There were close to 4,000 attendees registered across different time slots, from all over Meath, Louth and Westmeath but also had attendees from Dublin, Kildare, Cavan, and Monaghan. County Meath Chambers’ Expo is proving year on year to be the place to go to talk about all things Apprenticeships! Coming at a time when s...

Apprenticeship Expo – 1 Week Countdown.

2023 Apprenticeship Expo – 1 Week Countdown Think - Your Future – Your Apprenticeship!   The 2023 Apprenticeship Expo takes place on the 23rd of March in the Knightsbrook Hotel from 9.30am. Now in its fourth year, the aim of the Apprenticeship Expo is to raise awareness of the hundreds of earn and learn opportunities that exist locally and to showcase the wide array of businesses with apprenticeship positions on offer. From the traditional to the newest apprenticeship, the Apprenticeship Expo will showcase the full gambit! Michael Hughes, President County Meath Chamber, ‘The Apprenticeship Expo is o...

Meath Women in Business celebrate International Women’s Day

Meath Women in Business celebrate International Women’s Day On Wednesday the 8th of March, over 130 businesswomen from all over Meath gathered together at the Station House Hotel to celebrate International Women’s Day with a line-up of inspirational speakers. The celebration was hosted by The Station House Hotel in Kilmessan and included a 3-course lunch. The event was facilitated by Elaine Keogh from Solstice Media LTD. The Meath Women in Business and Tech Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Meath Local Enterprise office and is sponsored by META. The day began with an introduction from Paula McCaul- CE...

Meath Businesswomen invited to join “International Women’s Day” celebrations as part of Local Enterprise Week.

Meath Businesswomen invited to join “International Women’s Day” celebrations as part of Local Enterprise Week. Meath Women in Biz & Tech Network are delighted to announce International Women’s Day celebrations on Wednesday 8th March from 12-3pm at the Station House Hotel. This event is the first in a series of four events scheduled for 2023.  The Meath Women in Biz & Tech Network is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and the Meath Local Enterprise Office. The network is sponsored by Meta,and has been since its launch in 2020. Aoife Flynn, Head of Community Development at Meta’s...

Meath Chamber announce fundraising initiative for Meath Women’s Refuge

Chamber announce fundraising initiative for Meath Women’s Refuge   December 12th 2022:  Today County Meath Chamber and Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services announced details of a unique collaboration with the Mí Meath initiative.  The collaboration means that businesses, individuals, and families can donate to this worthy charity by purchasing a Mí Meath card online at mimeath.ie.  With 100% of the value gifted to the charity to purchase food, clothes and other essentials for families experiencing domestic abuse in Co. Meath, it is a great way to provide much needed support. Estab...

Grocery and Clothes Shopping are tops for those spending on their Mí Meath Cards

Grocery and Clothes Shopping are tops for those spending on their Mí Meath Cards Last Christmas County Meath Chamber launched the Mí Meath Card, a reloadable shopping card that can be spent in hundreds of stores across Meath, the first of its kind in Ireland.  Mí Meath cards are ideal for the gifting season as staff rewards and personal gifts.  With an objective to keep consumer spend in Meath, the initiative has been very successful in its first year with over €200,000 sales.  Statistics released this week by County Meath Chamber outlines the shopping trends by consumers on the M&i...

Meath Women in Business and Technology Network meet with the Tánaiste and the Minister for Justice.

The Meath Women in Biz and Tech Network was delighted to accept an invitation from the Minister for Justice and local deputy Helen McEntee to visit Leinster House. The network is a collaboration between the Local Enterprise Office, Meath and County Meath Chamber and members include entrepreneurs in a broad range of businesses as well as representatives of successful Meath based companies. The Network is sponsored by Meta, who have a presence in Meath with their Clonee Data Centre. The invitation to the network was issued by the Minister for Justice after she attended a previous event with the network, in Slane Castle, in June. The wo...