Lobbying– When you have an issue in business where do you go? Kilkenny Chamber successfully influences decisions that impact our local economy. We challenge the consensus and we offer solutions. Local key issues that we lobby on would typically comprise of encouraging local spending, improving infrastructure as well as making Kilkenny a more attractive place to do business.
Attend lively and informative events– We hold many events throughout the year, some formal, others casual, some free of charge of charge and some subsidised. The aim is to inform and entertain members and guests allowing everyone to interact socially and exchange ideas. These events provide members with extension networking opportunities where they can meet potential new customers.
Promote your business-There are many ways you can promote your business through the Kilkenny Chamber. From our direct mail, website, weekly digest, advertising and event sponsoring.
Member Affinity Scheme-Chamber Connect-Members participate in this scheme by offering special member-to-member rates. The member-to-member scheme is an additional way for members to market their business to an audience of Kilkenny Chamber members very effectively.
Make use of high quality training– being a member of Kilkenny Chamber entitles you to subsided training through our Carlow/Kilkenny Skillnets. This ensures you are up to speed on key trends and developments, an important part of your continuing professional training. The Chamber also has a dedicated training room available at competitive rates to our members which can be hired for training or other purposes.
VHI Chamber Scheme membership-10% discount on VHI rates
Shopping Voucher Scheme-Kilkenny Gift Voucher Scheme in conjunction with St Canice’s Credit Union is in operation since 2008. Vouchers are available for purchase through the Chamber offices, St Canice’s Kilkenny Credit Union, Murphy’s Jewellers, Graham’s Shoes and Stone House Books.
International Trade Development Services-Kilkenny Chamber works with local business by providing Certificates of Origin, Carnets and other required export documentation.
Business Information-We’re here to answer any questions you may have or source any information you may need. We can nearly always help you, but if we cant we’ll refer you to someone who can. Either way, you’ll get the information you need.