John Reilly

John Reilly

Head of Enterprise, Sligo County Council/Local Enterprise Office

Biography

John heads up the Local Enterprise Office which delivers a range of supports to small businesses, ranging from financial supports (grant aid, online trading vouchers and loans through Micro Finance Ireland) to training, mentoring, advice and enterprise promotion, including to second level students.  His Office is also involved in initiatives ranging from promoting business to Rhode Island, USA to cross-border programmes, development of tourism and enterprise-related infrastructure and workspace, and securing funding from external sources for enterprise and tourism development.  Through his membership of Sligo County Council’s Senior Management Team and various other national and local bodies and committees, he inputs strategically to enterprise and economic development locally and nationally.  He also holds a number of directorships of not for profit companies.

Previously, John worked in Government Departments in areas such as electronic commerce, small business policy, vocational training, customs & excise and on a broad spectrum of legislation at both national and EU levels.  He also spent some time in the private sector.

All Fashion Sessions

Creative Make-up Masterclass

by Alex Box

Venue: Hawks Well Theatre

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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Driving Initiative

With John Reilly-Sligo LEO,Enterprise Ireland, Lorraine Bowen-Entrepreneurs Academy, Rebecca Harrison – Network Ireland

Venue: IT Sligo

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11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

The Magic of Lighting in Stills Photography

By: Andrew Howe

Venue:Clayton Hotel

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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

How To Grow Your Business Using Social Media

By: Noel Davidson

Venue: Clayton Hotel

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02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Ecommerce: The Future of Selling

With Yvonne Kiely – Ernst & Young Key note speaker

Venue: IT Sligo

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02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

When Fashion & Art Joins Forces

By Carol Bellamy

Venue: IT Sligo

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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A Life in Luxury

By Aimee McWilliams

Venue: IT Sligo

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12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Five Elements of Purposeful Leadership – How to Create a Small Giant out of any Business

by Sir Steven Wilkinson

Venue: IT Sligo

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02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Ethical & Sustainable Practice in Fashion – from small change come growth

By Gwen Cunningham (Circle Economy), Ashleigh Smith – Atlantic  Equipment Project)

Venue: IT Sligo

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03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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