Louth small businesses invited to ‘Smart Business’ workshop at The Mill, Drogheda

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

  • SFA hosts ‘Smart Business’ workshop in partnership with Vodafone Ireland and Abodoo.com
  • ‘Smart Business’ series kicks off in The Mill, Drogheda on 24th January

Small Firms Association (SFA), Vodafone and Abodoo.com have partnered together to deliver a series of ‘Smart Business’ regional workshops starting in The Mill, Drogheda on Thursday, 24th January. The ‘Smart Business’ workshop explores smart working, how technology can enable remote working practices and enhance employee engagement.

Sven Spollen-Behrens, SFA Director said: “I’d encourage Louth businesses to join us to see remote working in action in The Mill co-working space. Small businesses will discover how technology enables remote and flexible working practices.

“The ‘Smart Business’ workshop will highlight the benefits of smart working and address the fears and concerns that small businesses may have.”

On Thursday, 24th January at The Mill, Drogheda delegates will gain insight into:
  • The benefits of smart working and why small firms should avail of it;
  • How technology can empower employees to work anywhere at any time through connectivity and security; and
  • How to increase sales and profits by ensuring that every employee is a profit centre and loves what they do.

“The Mill, Drogheda ‘Smart Business’ regional workshop kicks off our ‘Smart Business’ series taking place in Gorey, Galway, Cork and Limerick between January and April”, Spollen-Behrens concluded.


For media:

Elizabeth Bowen, Senior Executive, SFA, 087 188 2951

Notes to Editors

Smart Business Breakfast Series:

Treasa Doran, Head of Small Business, Vodafone Ireland
Vanessa Tierney, Abodoo.com
Marina Bleahan, Small Firms Association

Event details:
Breakfast will be served from 7:30am with the events starting at 8am sharp.
  1. The Mill, Drogheda, Thursday 24th January, 7:30 – 9am
  2. The Hatch Lab, Gorey, Friday, 15th February, 7:30 – 9am
  3. Portershed, Galway City, Thursday, 28th February, 7:30 – 9am
  4. The Republic of Work, Cork City, Thursday 21st March, 7:30 – 9am
  5. BOI Workbench, Limerick City, Wednesday, 3rd April, 7:30 – 9am

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