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  • CBA Welcomes the Announcement that there will be Additional Gardaí allocated to the city for the Christmas period

        The Cork Business Association welcomes the announcement that there will be additional Gardaí on the streets of Cork during the busy Christmas and Ney Year periods. The CBA has been lobbying on behalf of its members for this development for some considerable time. The fact that we will now have a demonstrably visible […]
  • ‘You are the Difference’ with Alf Dunbar spreads positivity!

    The Cork Business Association would like to thank Joan Lucey, owner of Vibes & Scribes and member of the CBA Executive Board, Penneys store manager John McCarthy and Paul McGuirk, head of Local Enterprise Office Cork City for organising the superb customer service coaching event last wednesday in the Everyman Theatre. The presentation was very informative, entertaining and inspirational. Cork business […]
  • “You Are The Difference” 

    Customer Service Charter Training Event in Cork City with leading UK performance coach, Alf Dunbar Tickets Still Available. The Local Enterprise Office Cork City, in association with Cork City Centre Forum,  is hosting a fantastic motivational event on the evening of 6th November that we thought you and your team might be interested in attending. […]
  • Cork Business of the Year Awards 2019 launched

    Enter for free online by midnight December 9th in any of the 13 exciting and diverse business categories and you could be celebrating at the President’s Dinner in Cork’s Vienna Woods on Saturday 22nd February 2020 with fellow stars of the Cork Business scene! Entries now open for the CBA’s Cork Business of the Year […]


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Grow Your Business

The CBA is there to support businesses of all sizes in Cork in their aspiration for growth. This can be through peer-to-peer networking, business advisory services, or by representing the interests of CBA Members at a strategic level with decision making authorities at a local and National level.

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Keep Up To Date

Joining the CBA is a great way to keep up to date with changes in the competitive and regulatory environment, as well as being an opportunity to learn from peers whose experiences may be of benefit to you and your organization

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Being part of the CBA provides you with great opportunities to promote your business or organization. Apart from the Networking Events which the CBA run, we also produce a quarterly newsletter in both print and digital form which features a different Member each edition in our Member Spotlight section. To apply to be featured in this section, please send us a message by clicking here

Your Voice

One of the key benefits of CBA Membership is providing all member businesses and organisations with a representative body which can liase with key decision makers in Cork, and who can lobby effectively on behalf of members, providing a much stronger voice than an individual organization could generally hope to achieve.

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CBA Networking events take place on a regular basis, in a convivial and accessible environment. These great events range from Breakfast Briefings, to the annual CBA Dinner, to the various Awards Ceremonies such as 'Cork Business of the Year Awards', 'Cork Better Building Awards', and provide a great opportunity to expand your personal and professional network in the City and beyond.

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