The Weekly Roundup February 28 - March 4

Noteworthy News from the Network

Let us begin this week's Round-up with a special celebration of the women in the network in anticipation of International Women’s Day next week. The IPBN would like to take a moment to say thank you to all our female members for making the IPBN a rich and wonderful network. 

This week on the Roundup: testimonials, new information, construction triumphs, discounts and savings, milestone achievements, hot property, prestigious award nominations, and more!

and now...

IPBN member Ombria resort's first bespoke luxury villa's construction is underway and scheduled to be complete in Summer 2022. The Alcedo Villas at Ombria Resort is a collection of 12 luxury private villas, set upon a 2232 m2 plot with a total living area of 602 m2.

And we are inviting you for an exclusive tour of the resort on March 23 as part of our Sustainability Conference. You will learn more about the genuine commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency practices that Ombria has made. Register here. The places are limited to 20 guests for security reasons as the site is still under construction.

IPBN member TE Connectivity says that for the 11th straight year, they are proud to have earned a spot on Clarivate's Top 100 Global Innovators 2022. In total, TE's engineers and inventors have earned or applied for more than 15,000 patents throughout the company's history.

 IPBN partner Luis Reis, Director Ireland Economic and Commercial Counsellor Embassy of Portugal in Ireland posted, "After 2 long challenging years, it was great to be able to get together again with so many Portuguese living in Ireland at our first Informal Business Drink of 2022. I’m looking forward to seeing you all again and hope more can join us." The IPBN looks forward to seeing Luis and other representatives of Ireland's Economic and Commercial Counsellor Embassy of Portugal when the IPBN are in Ireland in June. Details to be announced soon.

IPBN member Zofia Howell at KRA Portugal says that it takes €500 Million to make Lisbon more sustainable. The new mayor of Lisbon, Carlos Moedas has plans to make the city more sustainable. The “Lisboa Solar” project is part of the Great Options of the 2022-2026 Plan (GOP) which provides for the production of electricity for self-consumption in public and private buildings.

KRA Portugal will be one of our keynote speakers at our annual Sustainability conference on March 17. See all the details here where you can already register.

IPBN member Quinta dos Vales posted, "The Algarve awaits you, with high temperatures, magnificent beaches and wines from Quinta dos Vales, The Vines - Wine Resort is a great option for your holidays. Use the coupon to save 25%* and enjoy the sunny Algarve at The Vines - Wine Resort."

IPBN member Vilamoura World says, "In the first half of 2024 we said we had the project ready to deliver to customers" in this interview by Miguel Moraes Palmeiro, administrator of Vilamoura World, with the commercial portfolio, about the launch of Vilamoura Parque.

IPBN member Core Optimisation is absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for three prestigious The Spider Awards in Best Customer Continuity, Best B2C Campaign and Large Agency of the Year ... a great endorsement of the transformational work their dedicated and ever-growing team is carrying out in collaboration with their clients!

IPBN partner aicep Portugal Global invited you to learn how companies are approaching this new framework through the testimony of a foreign company, and the experience of Landing.Jobs on how the tech market in particular is adapting to this reality.

IPBN member Forcera says they will be contributing to ZDMP - Zero Defect Manufacturing Platform with the development of EZD zApp, which enables the integration of Enterprise Information Systems with ZDMP platform.

IPBN member Craftable Software's articles are now available directly on their website: head to the Blog section and learn more about what is going on in their heads.

IPBN member Upwords has fresh news: Upwords is in the Top 3 of The Slator Language Service Provider Index (LSPI) for Portugal. The Slator Language Service Provider Index (LSPI) is a ranking and an index of the world’s largest translation, localization, interpreting, and language technology companies. As from the 2021 edition, participants are listed in order of revenue.

IPBN member TE Connectivity says that offshore wind is gaining popularity in regions like Europe, but operations are complicated by expensive maintenance, corrosive saltwater, and worsening storms.

IPBN member Informita wants you to get procurement data right and keep it right! Also in this issue: Inflation and Basel III - A perfect storm? Unearned Discounts - Get your money back. ESG - Greenwashing by another name? SWIFT - Why it’s important. Country Profile – Estonia. AR Forecasting - Key steps.

IPBN member Blevins Franks wonders how inflation impacts your retirement savings? Dan Henderson, Partner of Blevins Franks in Portugal, answers this question and outlines how to protect your retirement savings.

IPBN member Marian Purcell from Algarve Atlantic Properties posted information about a bargain 3 bed 2 bath ground floor apartment. Located on a 4-star beach and spa resort only 250metres to a stunning beach. Enjoy the resort's 5 pools, bars, restaurant, fully equipped gym, spa, and Turkish baths right at your doorstep!

IPBN member Enterprise Ireland Spain says there's good news for connectivity in Portugal, as Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces the development of a new Local Zone in Lisbon!

IPBN member Pink Room has an event coming up next week to talk about mobile development. This first edition will be in Portuguese.

IPBN member Derek Davis at Future Street Group LTD says the company is delighted to partner with Fingal County Council on the deployment of its Bigbelly units to provide a smart, sustainable waste management solution to North Dublin.

IPBN member Projection Dreams Home Cinema asks if the beauty of your garden is not shining through. Here's a special offer: Save 10% on Garden Lighting for the months of February and March.

IPBN member Rebecca Nixon at Vendici Properties says, "It is of the utmost importance to us to go above and beyond for our clients, so it’s great hear about their positive experience! Read the rest of this lovely testimonial and hear about this client’s story."

One last note from the network: Don't forget to stay up to date with job opportunities from within the IPBN by checking our Job Bord regularly. We would love to see your career thrive!