The Weekly Roundup October 17 - 21

Network News and More

This week on the roundup: wine tastings, budget highlights, proposal breakdowns, SWOT checks, new partnerships, market dynamics, newsletters, startup news, property sales, worthwhile cross-sector events, top rankings, a private oasis, and more!

But first, here is a very good follow-up from the Hub Criativo Hub in Lisbon to the IPBN first Agri Business conference organized in the Algarve last Friday, Oct 14, showcasing fine local producers from the region. See the program here with pictures and highlighted regional producers!

On that note, from Wednesday to Sunday starting at 17h, visit the Square, here in the Creative Hub of Beato and enjoy delicious moments! "From cheeses to olive oils, from sausages to wines, they are the real protagonists of this project that won the contest launched by Startup Lisboa for the services area of the Creative Hub of Beato. "It's important to show the face and stories of those who produce," says Cláudia Almeida e Silva, A Praça." in an interview with Revista Visão about the value of small Portuguese producers.

Next, a very warm welcome to all our new members this week Cristina Pinho in Porto, Jonnie Pratt and Elise Slotte in the Algarve, and James Riordan in Cascais/Lisbon, and a special thanks to everyone who renewed their membership. Thank you all for your support.

Also, don’t miss our latest Podcasts as there is a wealth of relevant content for all our members. Managing your working capital in times of crisis with IPBN Brian from Informita and Supporting your health with Michael from Serenity have just been published. Check them out!

And finally, as promoted this week via our different digital platforms, we are looking for new Executive Partners for 2023 to support the IPBN in its mission. New partners can bring new vision and new ideas to the network. We want to hear from you! Contact IPBN General Manager at for all the details and find here the program with detailed partnership information.

And now...

IPBN member Vale do Lobo invites you to visit the Vale do Lobo Wine Connection 2nd Edition Tasting Experience 2022. Delve into the world of Portuguese wines and discover the traditions, explore the processes and experience the knowledge of the experts behind some of the best wines in Portugal.

IPBN member Carlos Reis shared highlights of the analysis of the State Budget Proposal 2023 in Portugal.

IPBN member PwC Portugal's Tax Lead Partner Rosa Areias posted her detailed examination of the state budget proposal for 2023, noting in particular changes to the IRS, in SIC Notícias. The interview is in Portuguese.

IPBN member Goran Engberg asked if you are satisfied with your SWOT analysis, or do you have a feeling of "so what"? If so, download this FREE PDF and learn how to get it right.

IPBN member Des Wynne is delighted to partner with NoFrixion for their customer payment platform. This solution has provided both us and our customers with a seamless integration between our billing platform and customer payments.

IPBN member HMR posted that based on the information they have and their knowledge of market dynamics, they anticipate that all segments will have positive dynamics in units in October compared to the same period.

IPBN member StrongStep wants to keep you up to date with all the news in October!

IPBN member Six Emotions Travel Lifestyle is excited to announce that SixEmotions - Travel Lifestyle will be participating at “Lisbon’s tech fest” this November 1-4 as part of the Web Summit startup program! They can’t wait to connect.

IPBN member BRIDGE IN asked what the potential of Portugal as a startup ecosystem is. 351 Portuguese Startup Community has taken it into its hands to make Portugal a mandatory spot in the worldwide Tech and innovation map. The first step is creating the largest innovation festival in the country, the Portugal Tech Week!

IPBN member Vendici Properties sent a big congratulations to their clients! They celebrated success again with the sale of this beautiful property.

IPBN member John McCoy at ProprHome is delighted to have been invited to present at the upcoming Demo Night Lx in Lisbon on November 2nd.

IPBN member Nuno Alexandre at HPA Group posted the event “Breast Cancer - Inform, Treat and Care” on October 29, 2022 in the HPA Gambelas Conference Room.

IPBN member Vilamoura World says the current edition of the Resort & Residential Hospitality Forum has just ended! An absolutely unmissable event where Vilamoura World was present with a stand, which registered an excellent influx of visitors from different areas of the residential, resort, and leisure sectors.

IPBN member Lagos Digital Nomads says Lagos has been ranked16th in the 100 BEST CITIES FOR DIGITAL NOMADS

IPBN member Robert Forbes shared a beautiful private oasis that awaits you on the roof terrace of The Shipyard. The leisure deck will be a perfect location for sunbathing, a dip in the swimming pool, or enjoying a drink with friends and family.

IPBN member Ageas Group says there are 10 months into the new Impact24 strategy, Group CDSO Gilke Eeckhoudt pauses and reflects on the first achievements made thanks to a joint Group effort.

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