Digital Marketing Workshop For Professionals & Entrepreneurs
Date: Saturday 17 August 2019 Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm Venue: Creative Spark Cost: €62.50 (this is a discounted rate for Creative Spark members)
This workshop will review your business or brand you manage and deliver custom content. So unlike, generic social media workshops, we will be discussing your product or brand and strategies relevant for it. Topics covered : Inbound Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Design tools ( for everyone ), Best Social media channels for your brand/product and Digital Strategy For who : Business owners, Professionals, Students and Startups
Social Selling Secrets: Scaling Up Business Growth With Digital Media
Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019 Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm Venue: Creative Spark Cost: €20 plus vat Chamber Members / €30 plus vat for Non Members
Discover how to engage with today’s digital buyer and build relationships on-line.
Speaker, Rebecca Mahon, Founder of Savvy Business Gals states Social Selling is not social media marketing. It’s a different approach, more one-to-one rather than one-to-many. This seminar will helps you to understand and master the methods today’s business demands.
You will also get a chance to network with and meet other highly motivated business owners, marketers and entrepreneurs.
Congratulations to Gavin Mc Laughlin from Dundalk Sport on receiving the Best Publication award for “Taking Back the Throne” at the FAIreland Communications Awards 2019 held recently. From all at Creative Spark well done Gavin!
Call for Applicants Visual Artist Residency 2020
Creative Spark is delighted to offer visual artists a residency programme for 2020. Creative Spark is a not-for-profit company established to promote creative and cultural industries, including new and emerging businesses and freelance practitioners, in County Louth, Ireland. Creative Spark provides a dedicated creative training and workspace facility.
The Creative Spark Residency Programme will provide opportunities for visual artists and art professionals to research and develop their practices. It will support both emerging and established visual artists working in any medium, but will give preference to those artists developing a body of work in a printmaking discipline.
Application is by open call and is open to Irish and international applicants
Each residency will be supported by provision of studio space in Creative Spark, along with access to all the facilities and basic technical support. Deadline for Applicants: – Friday 13th September 2019 For more information & application forms clickhere.
Louth Film Festival 2019
The inaugural Louth Film Festival takes place on August 24th in An Táin with 3 feature films, Q & As, panel discussion, workshops, short screenings and Festival club with live music to close the event. Find out more at www.louthfilmfestival.ie/
Custom Imports & Exports
Date: Tuesday 3 September Time: 9.30 am – 4.00pm Cost: FREE
All businesses will experience some form of impact from Brexit. All Importers and Exporters will need to know how to move their goods through Customs in Ireland and the UK post Brexit. This course will enable companies to understand both Revenue rules in Ireland and HMRC rules in the UK. It will also cover the post Brexit simplifications being introduced by both Authorities and how to apply for these. It will also explain the operational requirements necessary to move goods through Customs. For full information click here.
Excel Level 1 Introduction
Date: Thursday 5 September Time: 9.15 am – 4.30pm Cost: €99 (€139 for non-members)
Microsoft Excel allows you to manipulate, manage and analyse data assisting in decision making and creating efficiencies that will directly affect your bottom line. Whether you’re using it for business or to help manage personal database and expenses, Microsoft Excel gives you the right tools to enable you to accomplish all your needs.
If you run a business, being proficient in Excel can help you see your business in a completely different light. This introductory course is the first step in becoming an Excel master. For full information click here.
Keep an eye on our website for the upcoming selection of creative courses including one/two day workshops and ten week courses commencing in September.
Deadline for Entries Friday 2nd August!!!
The Business Awards are an excellent opportunity to show-case your business and give it the recognition it warrants. Last year’s event was a “sell out” with over 570 people in attendance. This year’s awards are booked for Saturday 19th October 2019 in the Carrickdale Hotel with the shortlist published on Monday 2nd September 2019. There will be excellent media exposure in the run up to the event and it is now the social highlight of the Dundalk business community. Click here for more details
Dance To Your Music Workshop
Date: Saturday 14 September 2019 Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm Venue: Creative Spark Cost: €120
This event with Claire Mackinnon and Aileen Markey is for women at any stage in their life and career, who want to stop holding themselves back and achieve what they’re truly capable of in their lives and careers. The day uses dance and music, in a supportive all-female environment, to offer an experience of what’s possible when we start to free ourselves from our limiting beliefs. There are no right or wrong steps here – no routines to learn, no judgements and definitely no need to worry about looking good! Click here for more info.