Horizon 2020-What’s in it for SMEs?

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 29 Apr 2015
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Waterford Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Michael Garland, founder of Biz Boost Waterford and former CEO of Waterford Chamber of Commerce will give a talk on how Horizon 2020 can be of benefit to SMEs in the South East region. Horizon 2020 is a Europe 2020 flagship initiative which runs from 2014 to 2020 and its main aim is to to secure Europe’s global competitiveness. Michael will outline opportunities for SMEs in the region and answer any queries that may arise.
About Michael Garland:
Michael is a vibrant inspirational and engaging leader with a hands on approach to work. He has created a proven track record, is an extremely successful negotiator and has a very long and successful list of professional achievements.
In 2013 Michael founded BizBoost in Waterford. The company specialises in working with SME’s to realign Sales and Marketing strategies. From 2009 to 2013 he held the position of C.E.O of Waterford Chamber of Commerce and under his guidance and hard work the chamber has returned to profitability.
Previous to this he held the position of Director of Golf at Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Club where he quickly built a reputation as a respected industry leader. Michael has also held positions in the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh and the Turret Group England.
Waterford Europe Direct is delighted to host this event which will take place on Wednesday 29th April at 11.00am.