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  • Cybersecurity Outlook

    Cybersecurity Outlook 2022

      Cybercrime is on the increase and local Gardai have shared this Cybersecurity Outlook for 2022 with CBA and have asked CBA in turn, to share the document with all members so that Cork businesses can arm themselves with the most up-to-date information and advice to help ensure that they are not the victims of […]
  • Retail Apprenticeship

    Retail Supervision Apprenticeship

    Employer Briefing Learn more about this innovative 2 year, level 6 programme that builds the knowledge, skills and competencies to excel as a retail supervisor. Launching in Cork this September. Join the Employer Information Webinar for apprenticeship insights, programme content and delivery. Tuesday April 26th 12.00 – 1.00pm Online Email to register: Skills in […]
  • CBA Presidents Dinner 2

    CBA President’s Dinner

      The CBA President’s Dinner and Cork Business of the Year Awards is always a highlight for local businesses. With the easing of restrictions, CBA is delighted to announce that this year’s event will take place in Vienna Woods Hotel on Saturday April 23rd. Top chefs and award-winning producers will again unite to create a […]
  • New CBA President Kevin Herlihy

    New President for CBA

    The Cork Business Association held its 65th Annual General Meeting this week at the Metropole Hotel Cork. The event marked the election of Mr Kevin Herlihy of the Herlihy Centra Group as their new President. Kevin’s term will last until February 2024. Kevin is taking over the reins from Eoin O’Sullivan, who had a hugely […]


Cork Business Association is a not for profit organisation that represents the interests of businesses in Cork.

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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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