The Weekly Roundup August 29 - September 2

Network News and More

This week on the Roundup: research toward carbon neutrality, new visa processes, biodiversity, new investments, community entertainment, luxury homes, business acceleration, company anniversaries, digital natives, education, seminars, Portugal's natural wonders, blogs and podcasts, investments, and more!

But first, two new job opportunities:

IPBN member Jose Ramalhete from Collegium is hiring a Tax Consultant for his office in Albufeira, while IPBN member Aspire Technology is hiring as well.

We highly recommend checking out the IPBN JOB BOARD with new and exciting opportunities posted daily from within our network. 

And now...

IPBN member Lawler Consulting says that the Irish Government has launched a new €65M research fund to help address climate and technology ‘challenges’ and to boost Ireland's chances of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Find out more about that here!

IPBN member Teresa Patricio and Associates posted about the creation of New Visas and Restructuring of Processes. Law no. 18/2022, which changes the legal regime for the entry, stay, departure, and removal of foreigners from the national territory. Teresa said that it was published today and will come into force on the 30th day after its publication.

IPBN member Upwords published their project of the week! This week’s project is about biodiversity: They wrote, "The fact that we have been working so much on this theme, is actually encouraging for our future."

IPBN member Ageas Seguros and IPBN partner Porto Invest said that the company invested €30M in a new headquarters in Porto.

IPBN member Magdalena Osmola at Vale do Lobo showed a full audience: 500 people standing up, dancing & enjoying the evening. "That's what living life to the fullest is all about. Community feel, stunning setting, top entertainment. Well done everyone."

IPBN member Joao Costa at Ombria Resort said, "Americans are leading the way in buying luxury homes at Ombria Resort." Ombria linked to a great article in Expresso newspaper, about Ombria Resort's new phase - Oriole Village - a collection of 83 villas, townhouses, and apartments, now on pre-sale and available to be reserved.

IPBN member Des Wynne from Lazer said the company was delighted to be in the Semi-Final for the Algarve Business of the Year! "My team have put a huge effort into the business acceleration over the past year while, transforming our customer experience by delivering the fastest network in the region and the fastest order to cash time."

IPBN member Konceptness commemorates 13 years in business this week! "We thank all the team members who have made, are making, and have just joined the Konceptness team. It's been 13 years of many achievements and challenges that we overcame together. What a team!"

IPBN member Carolyn McKeown sent her congratulations to the Semi-finalists of the Algarve Business Awards 2022! Thank you to everyone who entered the Awards. The Judges had some big decisions to make but the results are in!

IPBN member Overcast HQ asked if digital natives are planning to take over the world. Trends in the Acceleration of Video Management Technology can help answer that question.

IPBN member HPA Group says that dental medicine is currently an area of great specialization and high technological requirements. "These conditions are only achieved with professionals and differentiated resources. That's why we have a hospital dental medicine, which allows us access to sedation techniques and privileged surgical techniques."

IPBN member Blevins Franks is holding a series of seminars this autumn, across France, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Malta. "We had very positive feedback from people who attended our spring seminars, who found they provided a comprehensive update on the tax, estate, and financial planning issues that affect them."

IPBN partner Visit Portugal is excited for the upcoming Tourism conference! They posted the top 12 natural wonders in Portugal from Lonely Planet. Home to cliff-backed beaches, dramatic river valleys, and wildlife-filled wetlands, Portugal is packed with unique places to visit.

And you can already register for the IPBN Tourism conference in Lisbon Sep 29 here!

IPBN member Carole Smith sent a big thanks to Thomas Gibbons from Brightside Digital for inviting her to be a part of his podcast series. If you are inclined, have a listen.

IPBN member AMCS Group posted a new blog entitled "Why Food Waste is a Problem all of us Need to Solve." If food waste was a country, it would be the third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the US and China.

IPBN member John Mc Goey from Xotigo has a busy couple of months ahead doing what he loves … sharing our customer success with the automotive supplier community. We hope to meet you all there!

IPBN member Carlo Almeida from Fourstar EC Investments posted about a High-Profile Networking Conference in Zurich! The Abrahamic Business Circle is building bridges between investors, entrepreneurs, business and community.