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  • FREE PIC - NO REPRO FEE - August 22, 2022
Kevin Herlihy, President of the Cork Business Association (CBA) at launch of the Cork Better Building Awards 2022 in association with Cork City Council. Also included is Ann Doherty, Chief Executive, Cork City Council.
Pic: Brian Lougheed

    Cork’s Better Buildings Awards – Closing Date Extended

    The deadline for entries for the Better Building Awards is approaching fast and the good spell of weather provides a great opportunity to photograph properties and enter them into one or more of the numerous categories. The closing date for entries is Wednesday September 13th and entries are open to all buildings in the Cork […]
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    Cork on a Fork – All Events at a Glance

      Cork’s most delicious week returns this August for a feast of fun with almost 100 tasty events and experiences to saviour Cork City will be transformed into one big food festival for 5 days of feasting and fun this August 16th-20th for Cork on a Fork Fest. Mouths will water at the flavour-packed festival programme […]
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    Marie Keating Foundation Comes to Sheena’s Boutique

      Sheena’s Boutique in Oliver Plunkett Street Cork i sdelighed to announce that the Marie Keating Foundation Mobile Unit will be present at their store on Friday August 18th from 10.30am-4pm. A special seminar will take place in the boutique at 1pm and everyone is welcome to attend.
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    Community Garden Based Fringe Festival

    A Community Celebration of Food – fringe festival takes place on Saturday 19th August at various community garden locations and it’s all FREE! Community gardens throughout Cork City will open up to the public on Saturday 19th August during Cork on a Fork Festival in partnership with Cork Food Policy Council, to celebrate the wealth of […]


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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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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

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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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