Extend your Network of Business Contacts

Waterford Chamber is the biggest business representative organisation in the region and helping you make new contacts and generate those all important sales leads is to the core of what we do. Our regular networking events are the perfect platform for you to promote your business and meet new contacts at the same time.

Promote Your Business

Members of Waterford Chamber have the opportunity to advertise their products, services or events through our website, weekly newsletter, Affinity Scheme and our social media outlets. They also have the opportunity to sponsor one of our many events or host our Business After Hours Networking Events. Also central to Waterford Chamber’s role is to encourage member to member referrals.

International Business Opportunities

Waterford Chamber provides support to SMEs seeking to expand to international markets through the provision of the following services:- international networking opportunities, trade documentation services, international trade training and the facilitation of trade missions.

As a member of Chambers Ireland, Waterford Chamber is connected to both Eurochambres (the European Chamber of Commerce), and the World Chamber Federation. This allows us to access a number of international trade supports.

Waterford Chamber is the influencing Voice of Waterford Business

Waterford Chamber is here to represent your business voice on local and national issues. Informed by you and working for you, we proactively lobby for change to ensure the best environment for your business to flourish is delivered.

The introduction of the Regulation of Lobbying Act (2015) makes this service crucial for members. Have your business represented and help influence future policy decisions that impact on your business. Be an active Waterford Chamber Member to avail of this unique service.

We have an open door policy in terms of lobbying and welcome our members interaction on all important issues.

Customised Training

Through our Skillnet programme, we provide quality off-the-shelf and customized training across a broad range of disciplines. Our training support caters for all business sectors to ensure that senior executives, owner managers and employees have the right skills and knowledge to support their growing business. Our training specialists will meet with you to discuss your companies training needs and develop a plan to suit.

Waterford Chamber Skillnet is able to offer subsidies of 15% to 25% towards Training Courses and Staff Development to Companies.

We also hold many member requested, sector specific seminars and workshops to meet our member’s needs. Each training event ensures participants can transfer their learnings back to the workplace with real life examples to improve their or your companies’ performance.

Add Value to your Business

Waterford Chamber adds value to your business by providing seminars, workshops and information briefings on a wide range of relevant subjects and topics. Topics include social media, finance, marketing & PR, trade & licensing, exporting & innovation support and procurement.

Affinity Scheme

Avail of member-to-member discounts with our Member Affinity Scheme. The essence of the scheme is to encourage Chamber members to be aware of other members’ services available to them and to encourage business-to-business opportunities on a local level.

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What Our Members Say

"Waterford is a very attractive location for Foreign Direct Investment as it is a dynamic city which is very much open for business – the city has a proven track record of attracting investment from start-ups and expanding business, who are hugely supported by Waterford Chamber. The city, county and region offers a young, well educated workforce and is easily accessible for international visitors. Waterford’s quality of life for employees is exceptional as it blends elements of rich cultural heritage with a new and vibrant lifestyle – with new additions such as the Greenway further showcasing the county to not only locals, but visitors from all over Ireland and overseas. The Chamber has been a vital link in welcoming our companies into the local Business Community – helping them not only network, but also gain a sense of community and belonging."

Brendan McDonald, Regional Manager, South East Region, IDA



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