Entrepreneurs planning to construct an eco-tourism, recreation or hospitality enterprise can participate in a brand new workshop centered on greenways and blueways.
reenways are deliberate for Blessington, Arklow to Shillelagh, Wicklow to Greystones with different routes within the county into account.
The proposed County Wicklow Vibrant-light Blueway will create 5 blueway nodes which may lead to elevated participation in coastal out of doors recreation alongside the county’s coast. Every node could have an outlined entry level to the ocean, a supporting trailhead, signage and interpretation data. The proposed nodes for this mission are Arklow and surrounding seashores/harbour, Wicklow, Kilcoole, Greystones and Bray.
LEO Wicklow recognises greenways may present a major alternative to construct a enterprise by brining growing numbers of Irish and worldwide vacationers to the county and has designed a workshop sequence to replicate this.
The Begin Your Personal Enterprise course will cowl the entire core subjects from ideation via to enterprise planning. It is going to concentrate on giving contributors the abilities, data and perspective to find out if entrepreneurship is true for them, and if that’s the case easy methods to launch a enterprise for fulfillment.
This programme will likely be particular to these with an curiosity in seizing the chance current throughout the county’s tourism trade via the event of greenways and blueways.
The classes will concentrate on the important thing components of beginning a enterprise, however the distinctive slant of every session will likely be on the alternatives within the eco-tourism space, with particular case research and visitor audio system from the trade to share their data and assets out there. Moreover, problems with seasonal/tourism influence on planning, insurance coverage points for high-risk actions and different subjects particular to any such enterprise will likely be addressed.
The programme additionally goals to create an ongoing peer assist community and cluster of SMEs who’re centered on tasks throughout the identical sector. There’s the added chance of collaboration when it comes to new services or products improvement as contributors discover the ideation course of. Members might also assist one another within the early years of enterprise via referrals and different gross sales and advertising and marketing collaboration.
The ten-week programme will likely be delivered on-line from Tuesday, March 1 to Tuesday, Could 3.