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  • Business Events Ireland 2023
    Showcase Ireland 22nd-24th January, 2023. RDS, DublinShowcase is one of Ireland’s largest international trade fairs, with over 300 creative brands presenting their 2022 collections across fashion, […]
  • Business Events Ireland December 2022
    The Forecourt & Convenience Retail Expo https://www.forecourtexpo.ie/ Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition https://www.fooddrinkevent.com/ The Food, Retail & Hospitality Expo https://www.foodhospitality.ie/ 1st December 2022 | […]
  • Business Events Ireland November 2022
    DataCentres Ireland 202216 – 17 November, RDS, Dublinhttps://www.datacentres-ireland.com/ Design Leaders ConferenceInspiring Today, Transforming Tomorrow17 November 2022Light House Cinema, Dublinhttps://www.designleadersconference.com/ Kilkenomics3-6 November 2022https://kilkenomics.com/ All-Ireland Lab & Cleanroom […]
  • Business Events Ireland October 2023
    CX DAY4th OCT SoCircularCelebrating Dublin’s Social & Circular Economy Ecosystem5th October, The Mansion House Dublinhttps://www.eventbrite.ie/e/socircular-tickets-394948841617   The Business Show 2022 6th October, Aviva Stadium   Black Friday6th […]
  • Business Events Ireland September 2022
    Tech Connect Live techconnect-live.com Future of Work Conference The IT, Data & Software Summit The Social Media Conference The Social Media Conference, The Digital Transformation Conference […]
  • Business Supports, Business Initiatives, Business Events 2022
    IRDG Design Thinking Ireland 2022Conference 21 Jun and/or Workshop 22Jun   DMX Dublin 24th March 2022https://www.dmxdublin.com/ The Innovation Exchange is an exciting new initiative that connects ambitious […]
  • Trading Online Vouchers – Local Enterprise Office (LEO)
    Since 2014, the Trading Online Voucher Scheme has helped businesses to develop their online trading capability. It offers 50 per cent co-funded voucher of up to […]
  • Useful Links
    Business SupportsLocal Enterprise OfficeDun Laoghaire TownI Love BlackrockEnterprise IrelandSandyford Busiess District General Business Representative BodiesIBECSFAISMEChambers Ireland (Creative) Industry bodies and associations in IrelandIDI  Institute of Designers […]
  • Time for a Design Spring Clean
    Every year around this time we think about giving our home, our office, and our life a spring clean. Applying some professional wardrobe de-cluttering theory and […]
  • To tender or not to tender
    Successful public sector tendering offers some solid, recurring income for creative agencies that have cracked the process, but many agencies consider them too time consuming, too […]
  • Enterprise Week 2021
    1-5 March 2021See your local enterprise office website for local/virtual eventshttps://www.localenterprise.ie/
  • Shop Local, Irish, Green
    In the rush to get the post-Covid world back to the pre-Covid world there has been a focus on shopping locally and nationally. Environmental and wealth […]
  • Business to Business Marketing – 11 Mistakes/Opportunities
    The same mistakes seem to be made in Business to Business marketing over and over again. But the good news is they usually translate into opportunities […]
  • Sign of the Times
    With COVID 19 has come a new language of signage. Ireland has had a largely positive consistent government-led approach to signage and messaging for social distancing, […]
  • Better Call Saul – legal ads in Ireland
    While flicking through Business Plus Magazine I came across their special on the legal sector in Ireland and views from the Managing Partners of these law […]
  • Latest Linkedin Posts
    Flat wine, Buy Irish, WhyPhone?, FAQs, Thinking Time & moreConnect on Linkedin
  • Covid-19 Business Supports, Resources & Initiatives
    Depending on who you talk to its #Business AsUsual or #NotBusinessAsUsual but thankfully whatever boat you are in there are multiple supports for cashflow, resources and […]
  • Invisible Man – A Linkedin Experiment
    Experiment: As an experiment I posted the following on Friday 28th February 2020 at around 5pm. Please click ‘like’ if you are one of my 1,973 […]
  • Top 10 Agency Value Drivers
    I came across this list in recent years, source unknown. It shows what is important to clients, not necessarily creative awards. It’s a few years old […]
  • Survey – Design charge out rates Ireland 2021 Anonymous
    I get asked a lot of questions by designers about how much they should charge and what do other designers charge. So I have created this survey […]
  • Survey – Creative IT
    The creative industry has not always been the best at researching and selecting the best production and financial systems. Some agencies are using very old offline and unconnected systems […]
  • DublinBeds.ie Logo
    You would assume and hope they had their tongue firmly in cheek when creating this logo. As seen at the Ideal Home Exhibition in the RDS, October 2018. DublinBeds.ie
  • A touch of nudge?
    SEAI – Home Energy Grants press ad SEAI – 400,000 homes like yours have already received money towards home energy upgrades. Government of Ireland seai.ie/homeenergygrants  
  • Waterford walls – if the walls had ears they’d hear us cheer
    Some new rally incredible art going on in Waterford the street art festival has just finished Aug 17-26, 2018 but sons of it will live on […]
  • Signing on – a customer’s experience
    Part 1. The appointment to make an appointment. I wanted to document my experience of the signing on process and see how different it was from when I […]
  • Pick Vegified
    Vegified poster bus T-sideLaunched in 2017.By Coca Cola HBC Ireland.
  • Singlepoint – we provide the right technology services…
  • Enterprise Ireland graduates
    Sunday business post February 5, 2017
  • Boehringer Ingelheim – Value through Innovation
  • Dublin Airport Travel Servics