Well, we've arrived at March now and we are still not able to travel to networking events and conferences but don’t fear there are still plenty of business events and webinars online to keep us in touch with the wider business community.

Boost My Business has listed some of the best business events to log in to this month.

It's Local Enterprise Week this week and there are over 200 events taking place online so don’t worry if you’ve missed the first couple of days, there is still plenty happening the rest of the week. You can check out the programme of events here

Dogpatch Labs First Fridays are hosting a special edition of First Fridays on 5th March to mark International Women’s Day. The theme is ChooseToChallenge and we are challenging the narrative that "women in tech are like gold dust" by hosting an all-female line up of top tier mentors and speakers to spotlight women across the tech ecosystem.’ Check out the programme here

InterTradeIreland Venture Capital Virtual Conference 2021 on 4th March. Keynote speakers are Bobby Healy, CEO and Founder of Manna; Anthony Rose, Co-Founder of Seed Legals and Yolanda Cooper, CEO and Founder of We Are Paradoxx. You can register for this event here.

Women’s Inspire Network annual conference 'Refresh... Time to Soar' on International Women’s Day the 8th March with a speakers line up which includes News Correspondent Zara King, Jeff Sheridan Founder and MD of Matrix Internet and Anne Conlon founder of All About Sales. You can register for the event here.

Another event held on 8th March is Dress for Success Dublin’s Pecha Kucha for IWD. During the ‘Empowerment Hour’ you’ll hear a panel of speakers discuss the cost of having it all,
role models and women in leadership, partners in progress, diversity and inclusion and overcoming barriers. To find out more and register click here

And Network Ireland are celebrating 'the Power of Network Ireland' on International Women’s day (8th March). All proceeds go to the charity Focus Ireland and if you would like to book tickets you can do so here

The first webinar of The Business Show 2021 series is taking place on Thursday 11th of March with an in-depth look at the workforce evolution. You can register for the event here

Enterprise Ireland as usual have a smorgasbord of events which include Beyond Brexit - Rising to the Challenge on 3rd of March, Ready for a Green Future -on 17th March, 2021 and Technology Insights - Essential Technical Tools to Enable a Successful Bioeconomy on 25th March. You can see all their events and webinars for the month of March here

Guaranteed Irish are holding a Members eLearning Session on writing a winning press release on 9th of March. You can find out more about GI and their events here.

The IRDG (Industry Research and Development Group) have several events lined up this month including R&D Tax Credit Clinic, 4th March, How to lead Sustainability in your Business, 10th March, Mastering Lean Product Development programme which starts on 23rd March and Funding & Collaboration for Business Innovation, 31st March & 1st April. You can find more details on all of their events here

Also a reminder that the NDRC Masterclass Series begins on 11th March. It is designed for startup hubs, mentors, angel investors, programme managers, corporates, and professionals, with the goal of increasing participation across the Irish ecosystem.  Applications close on 8th March and you can find more about the series and applying here.

If you have a business event you feel would be appropriate for our Boost My Business audience email fiona.alston@rte.ie and we'll keep the list updated.

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