AIB and The Entrepreneurs Academy have teamed up to deliver a series of intensive one-day business ideation workshops across Ireland
AIB Start-up Academy Ideation Bootcamps are designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to take their business idea and turn it into a reality. Run in association with The Entrepreneurs Academy, the bootcamp sessions will provide participants with both knowledge and practical tools to help them transform their businesses.
Eight of these AIB Start-up Academy Ideation Bootcamps will take place this year at locations across the country. These one-day workshops are open to all, not only those who are AIB customers, who are considering starting their own business, regardless of background, industry, or experience. The locations and dates are:
– South Dublin, 28th September 2017, Leopardstown Clayton Hotel
– Dundalk, 10th October 2017, Crown Plaza Hotel
– Cork City, 12th October 2017, Clayton Hotel
– Athlone, 18th October 2017, Hodson Bay Hotel
– Galway, 19th October 2017, Salthill Hotel
– North Dublin, 15th November 2017, Castleknock Hotel
– Limerick, 23rd November 2017, Radisson Hotel
– Waterford, 29th November 2017, Towers Hotel
Led by an experienced team of Entrepreneurs Academy mentors, attendees will receive a comprehensive grounding in the practical processes around starting a business, giving them the confidence and belief to bring their business idea to market.
Specialised break-out sessions will allow these prospective start-ups to delve further into crucial business topics, such as; Planning, Marketing, Sales, Research, and Social Media.
Throughout the day, participants are encouraged to network with one another, build relationships and share their learnings and observations.
The AIB Start-up Academy Ideation Bootcamps are just one element of AIB’s Start-up Academy programme which aims to back start-ups on all stages of their journey, providing business support as well as learning and networking opportunities. In addition to the ideation bootcamps, AIB and The Entrepreneurs Academy held over 90 free bootcamp events throughout the country in 2017, covering topics such as Finance, Sales and Planning.
Mark Doyle, Group Brands Director, AIB, said, “As part of our AIB Start-up Academy Programme we’ve been travelling around the country bringing training to hundreds of start-ups from all sectors and industries. The Ideation Bootcamp has been specifically designed to help people looking to validate their business idea or bring a product or service to market. The team at Entrepreneurs Academy have a wealth of experience and having seen them in action, I can honestly say that their sessions are best in class.”
Noel Davidson, Lead Trainer, The Entrepreneurs Academy, said, “The Ideation Bootcamps have been developed with the needs of the entrepreneur in mind. Our goal is to give practical and actionable advice as well as a platform for attendees to share ideas and learn from other like-minded entrepreneurs. If you have an exciting business idea that you’d like to get off the ground or would like to redevelop an existing idea, we’d be delighted to see you!”
To sign up, follow the following link: www.entrepreneursacademy.ie