Food Works Plus

The support, networking and research trips do not come to an end once you complete the Food Works Programme! Food Works Plus has been specifically created to support our Food Works alumni. Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc continue to provide “health checks” to entrepreneurs who have passed through the Food Works Programme, access to support and resources and networking opportunities.

Food Works Plus consists of:

  • Website – a library of content is available in the members’ area on the site, available to past participants only. The library consists of slide decks, templates, white papers, research and presentations that industry experts and business advisors present to Food Works participants.
  • Checkups – alumni can request meetings with Food Works team members to assess their businesses at every stage and access advice and support.
  • Networking events – networking is such a big part of the Food Works Programme Food Works Plus will continue to provide dynamic industry speakers coupled with the opportunity to connect with like minded food and drink entrepreneurs.
  • Inspirational breakfasts – A series of inspirational talks and presentations on relevant industry and business topics will be on offer to Food Works Plus are invited to speak at breakfasts throughout the year.
  • Gateway events – (Darina, I’m not sure what these are.)
  • International trip – In 2016, Food Works Plus will take a group to visit the international food exhibition in SIAL Paris. This trip will be coupled with a market study visit of retailers in Paris

Website

A library is available to past participants in the members’ area of the site. It includes slide decks, templates, white papers, research and presentations that industry experts and business advisers present to Food Works participants.

Health Check

Alumni can request meetings with Food Works team members who will advise and support them and assess their businesses at every stage.

Networking Events

Networking is a big part of the Food Works Programme. Food Works Plus will continue to provide dynamic industry speakers for events so that you will continue to have the opportunity to connect with like-minded food and drink entrepreneurs.

Inspirational Breakfasts

A series of inspirational breakfast talks and presentations on relevant industry and business topics will be on offer through Food Works Plus.

Gateway Events

Food Work alumni are invited to Teagasc food gateway events on advances in food technology and research.