Our Goals

  • Our goal with KBN is to connect women who own, manage or work in businesses, with other like-minded women, in order to facilitate new business relationships and foster exceptional business practices.
  • KBN hope to offer bi-monthly seminars both in Tralee and rural locations. We aim to deliver topics such as business formation, legal issues, employment issues, promoting a business traditionally and through social media, public relations and marketing, time management, leadership, and stress management, financial and accountancy practices and current or relevant business matters.
  • KBN will also hold social networking events throughout the year and offer opportunities for business promotion where possible.
  • We hope to increase membership participation primarily amongst female directors and women in leading business roles, in an effort to encourage and grow female leadership at board room level.
  • KBN will inform and encourage members to participate in workshops, seminars and networking opportunities, organised by KBN.
  • KBN will link with Government funded agencies with regards their annual programmes and keep all members informed of these activities.
  • KBN will also provide valuable information to members with regards to print and online media articles, award nominations and participations and business promotional activities.
  • KBN aim create a precise networking framework in order to expedite the process of building business connections and exchanging resources among other female business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals.
  • We aim to promote education to ensure that women are fully equipped with the skills, networking and confidence to create a new generation of female empowered businesses.
  • Host overseas business receptions where possible.
  • We aim to link international agencies/bodies/groups and organisations to improve communications networks and up skilling and export possibilities.
  • Lobbying for change at both National and international levels.

Growth For Women In Businesses

  • Growth means networking, making new connections, expanding customer and advisory data banks
  • Networking is a crucial component to a successful business
  • KBN encourage female entrepreneurs to make connections critical to the success of their business venture.
  • Business women draw on the experience of their peers, enabling them to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Networking organizations can provide a feeding ground for new ideas and can create business start-ups by inspiring & motivating existing business women to take a leap of faith and either start or expand their business ideas.
  • KBN are investing in relationships in order to encourage and ignite business activity and business expansion in Kerry.
  • The delivery of fresh and innovative ideas among business women can drive growth within their business and within their local community