The Weekly Roundup March 18 - 22

News from our Members

This week on the roundup: celebrations, testimonials, speakers, GenZ, briefings, growth, finalists, attendance, innovative strategies, investment, webinars, talent, insights, digital marketing, revolutions, anniversaries, transformations, giving thanks, managing data, summits, incubators, live chats, and more!

But first...

The IPBN had a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day, 2024. Check it out here!

And if you missed it, you can find testimonials about this week's Sustainability Conference and the full program and pictures here. In the coming days, we will also be sharing on the IPBN LinkedIn page the different panel conversations as a Podcast series.

Also, one of our keynote speakers at the conference CEiiA // Centre of Engineering shared information about the launch of "MH-1", the FIRST 100% Portuguese nanosatellite. Keep your eyes peeled for more about it later!

Finally, if you missed our amazing Masterclass on how to better engage GenZ in the workplace, never fear! Check out our Spotify channel here to have a listen.

And now...

IPBN Executive Partner Brookes Property Group shared a huge thank you to everyone who attended their 'Portugal Briefing Series' event last Wednesday! "We've been overwhelmed by the feedback from you all, it's given me even more encouragement to help people on the start of their journey to get a property in Portugal."

IPBN Executive Partner Skanstec Engineering posted, "Due to continued growth Skanstec Engineering is hiring for a number of key positions across Ireland and Europe. If you or someone you know would be interested, apply using the link below or share with your network."

IPBN member Global Shares congratulated all the 2024 Global Equity Organization GEO Awards finalists. "In particular, we’d like to wish the very best of luck to our clients Generali and Prysmian who’ve been shortlisted!"

IPBN member John McCoy had the pleasure of attending the WTC KC Business Club Lisbon's breakfast morning on the state of the real estate market in Portugal.

IPBN member Hilton Foods invited IPBN members to join them in celebrating Food Waste Action Week! As part of their ongoing efforts to prevent food waste, they've implemented innovative strategies to ensure they don’t create unnecessary waste.

IPBN Academic Partner Joao Pinto asked, "What about SMEs? My most recent article in there are good reasons for governments and investment promotion institutions to pay more and better attention to SMEs." (Article in PT)

IPBN member Techies Go Green is offering Financing For Your Company’s Sustainability Journey. "We have an interesting webinar coming up next week, Tuesday, March 26th, where Kathleen O’Regan from Enterprise Ireland will discuss the many sustainability and climate action supports available to SMEs including financial, consulting, and training options. We also have AIBs Head of SME Sustainability, John McGeown, who will talk about their €30bn Climate Action Fund, along with a discussion about the sustainability challenges for SMEs."

IPBN member Askblue's People Management and Talent Acquisition teams were present at ExpoRH, Portugal's largest Human Resources event. The event is a reference in the HR field and addresses various topics such as artificial intelligence, mental health, talent scarcity challenges, skill development, and the importance of professional training.

IPBN member WEbrand Agency's CEO, Henrique Paranhos, shared his priceless insights, emphasizing, "Choosing the right digital marketing strategy is pivotal for business success." Dive into DesignRush's article about the 13 Types of Digital Marketing.

IPBN member Monsoon Consulting invites you to discover how Figma Variables are revolutionizing eCommerce web design, bridging the gap between developers and designers for seamless, efficient workflows.

IPBN member Paul Rees posted this late 1800s country mansion, which is on the market for the first time in its history. The lounge pictured is one of many beautifully preserved rooms in this 1,380m2 (1,485 square feet) property, including a manageable land area of 1.5 hectares, around 3.7 acres.

IPBN member Celfocus hosted their Easter Get Together, a moment to gather all celfies at their Lisbon and Oporto offices. "We also celebrated a significant milestone - the 10th anniversary of our Oporto office, representing a proud achievement for our company and our team!"

IPBN member Jo James asked, "Are you seeking clarity and time to work out how to transform your business in beautiful and peaceful surroundings? Do you want to feel more confident with your business plans? Align your business and personal goals, for a change?" Jo has something special for you to optimize your health, wealth, and wellness.

IPBN member AGREEN deserves a huge thank you for being our Sponsor at the recent Sustainability Conference. Obrigado!

IPBN member Overcast HQ invites you to find out all about how to handle large video sizes and manage data sustainably from Overcast HQ CEO Philippe Brodeur.

IPBN member Erika Borges says Salmon Software is thrilled to be taking part in the Erpsummit 2024, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

IPBN member Teresa Patricio shared a big thank you to her law firm for their invaluable insights on navigating the legal procedures for opening a company in Portugal, presented by Teresa Patrício, and understanding the NHR regime, presented by Márcia Farias.

IPBN member Invest Lisboa said, "After more than a decade of hard work and great success, the Financial Times has just included Startup Lisboa - Unicorn Factory Lisboa in the Top 10 incubators in Europe. A distinction that recognizes the work of the incubator, the startups and entrepreneurs who are part of this space, and the city‘s entire ecosystem, which continues to make a name for itself internationally."

IPBN member Saltwater Consulting's Allan Boyle invites the IPBN to join him on March 26 at 17h for an informative chat with Pedro Henriques, CEO of IPBN member company Bridge In, about all things nearshoring and why Portugal might be the right place for your growing team.

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