North Kildare Chamber of Commerce

North Kildare Chamber of Commerce

We led a strategic planning process with the Chamber which allowed the Chamber to attract over 50 new members including several larger companies in the county. The process also improved their profile with the media in Kildare and increased the number of members attending networking events on a weekly basis. This plan provided them with a tool to attract potential sponsors and engage with the greater community, it also presented them with the opportunity to increase the number of volunteers participating on the committees to assist in the delivery of the plan.

Post the strategic planning process:

  • 160 networking mornings a year
  • 4 successful and profitable lunches
  • Twice yearly training calendars
  • Hosts an annual business conference with over 200 paying attendees
  • Weekly engagement with Kildare County Council, NUIM on projects
  • Weekly communication bulletins

This growth that has been achieved over the last eighteen months can be put down to hard work by the volunteers and full time team member with the Chamber , that was delivered  as a consequence of the framework that was put in place by the strategic planning process.

“North Kildare Chamber in late 2011 decided to become the steering group in Kildare to organise and publish a Strategic Plan for Business in Kildare.  After several proposals from companies interested in producing this plan, the chamber appointed Pinta. 

Pinta, from day one made the process of engaging with all key stakeholders in Kildare a very easy task.  Their expertise and attention to detail is second to none.  Peter and the team in Pinta were a joy to work with and I have no hesitation in recommending Pinta to any company requiring strategic planning.

The Chamber has now become a more professional organisation and also an organisation which has seen a 300% increase in businesses joining since the very successful launch of the plan”. 

Allan Shine – North Kildare Chamber Director