DCCI has launched a series of webinars for designers and makers to support the sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Offering expert advice in areas such as Government supports, creating social media and digital content, ecommerce, how to pitch your brand to media and more, these webinars take place Wednesdays at 3pm. As places are limited, viewers are encouraged to register in advance. See schedule below. You can also watch webinars you've missed on our YouTube playlist or via the links below on this page.

See also DCCI's MasterCraft Talks, peer-to-peer webinar sessions providing designers and makers the opportunity to gain insight and learning from other makers.

UPCOMING WEBINARS

Day Date

Time

Subject Tutor Registration link*
Wed 12 Aug 3pm Product, pricing & business challenges & solutions  Clinic with Bernie McCoy, Tracy Gilbert Designs, accounting specialist, and Emer Ferran DCCI Register here
Wed 19 Aug 3pm How to get your Product Noticed in the Market - clinic (for enterprises less than three years in business) Meabh Ring Register here
Wed 26 Aug 3pm Creative strategy clinic - video production  Marion Bergin Register here

 

VIEW PREVIOUS WEBINARS

Day Date Time Subject Tutor Webinar link
Wed

25 March

3pm

Government Supports for COVID-19

Emer Ferran and Susan Brindley

View webinar here

Fri

27 March

3pm

Producing effective video with my phone for website
and Social Media

Aidan Geraghty,
Video Tree

View webinar here

Mon 30 March

3pm

COVID-19 issues for Exporters

Brian McGee

View webinar here

Wed 1 April

3pm

Contemplating Retail

Eddie Shanahan

View webinar here

Fri 3 April

3pm

Government Supports for COVID-19

Emer Ferran and Brendan Cullen

View webinar here

Mon 6 April

3pm

Digital Marketing during the Crisis

Rocy Liu, Bradley Brand

 
Wed 8 April

3pm

Producing video for websites and social media

Aidan Geraghty,
Video Tree
 
Wed 15 April 3pm Writing effective Web Content Jenna Crotty,
ContentWriter.ie
View webinar here
Fri 17 April

3pm

Optimising your website for organic searches - key steps for good SEO

Margaret Ryan,
STORM Web Development
Ltd

View webinar here

Mon 20 April 3pm

Pitch Perfect - Pitching your brand to the print, digital, online and broadcast
media in Ireland, UK and USA

Jenny Cullen,
Revolve Marketing & PR
View webinar here
Wed 22 April 3pm Editing video on my smartphone - part one Aidan Geraghty,
Video Tree
View webinar here
Fri 24 April 3pm Nailing your colours to the eCommerce mast Jeff Sheridan,
Matrix Internet 
View webinar here
Mon 27 April 3pm Editing video on my smartphone - part two Aidan Geraghty,
Video Tree
View webinar here
Wed 29 April 3pm

Step by Step Guide to Writing your Press Release  

What publications should receive it and what to attach?

Jenny Cullen,
Revolve Marketing & PR
View webinar here
Fri 1 May 3pm The benefits of Shopify to a small craft and design enterprise Shopify team View webinar here
Wed 6 May 3pm eBay Ireland Launches “Up & Running” To Immediately Bring Small Businesses Online Colin McCallion and
Elaine Kelly
View webinar here
Fri 8 May 3pm How to win at Social Media for business Rakky Curvelo and Jeff Sheridan, Matrix Internet View webinar here
Mon 11 May 3pm

Managing your money during the crisis

Donal and Zandra Horgan, HFS Accountants

View webinar here
Wed 13 May 3pm

Building your Brand

Monika Crowley

View webinar here
Fri 15 May 3pm

Making a Show - in store events for makers

Eddie Shanahan

View webinar here
Mon 18 May 3pm Museum Shop Retail Therapy: adjusting in a pandemic Julie Steiner View webinar here
Wed 20 May 3pm Canva, Burst and other tools for e-commerce success with Shopify The Shopify Team View webinar here
Fri 22 May 3pm Researching Potential Buyers – A Practical Guide Marcus Williams View webinar here
Mon 25 May 3pm Craft in Tourism Shane Raftery, Failte Ireland View webinar here
Wed 27 May 3pm Pioneering the U.S. Market - Planning the appointments and the circle of wholesale Marcus Williams View webinar here
Fri 29 May 3pm The Retail market and product sourcing post Covid–19 Siobhan Flynn – Europe/USA homeware and gift specialist View webinar here
Wed 3 June 3pm Defining the ideal customer after Covid - 19  Marianna Kane - Design Burst - Product Development  View webinar here
Fri 5 June 3pm Five Tips for Selling on Social Media Emma Dwyer View webinar here
Mon 8 June 3pm Building a resilient Mindset & Business Barbara Nugent - Transilient Coaching  View webinar here
Wed 10 June 3pm

Defining the ideal product after COVID-19

Marianna Kane, DesignBurst - Product Development  View webinar here
Fri 12 June 3pm Building Confidence beyond COVID-19 Barbara Nugent, Transilient Coaching  View webinar here
Mon 15 June 3pm Forecasting trends post COVID-19 for fashion and design businesses Aisling Farinella, Stylist and Fashion Director View webinar here
Wed 17 June 3pm Craft and design retail post COVID-19 Evelyn Moynihan, Laura Pasquetti and Una Heelan, Kilkenny Group View webinar here
Fri 19 June 3pm Visual Merchandising after COVID-19 - what next? Helen Deegan, Interior Designer and Stylist View webinar here
Mon 22 June 3pm What's Next for Harbingers of Style and Design in Gift and Homeware? Advocating the extraordinary. Jesse James, Aesthetic Movement View webinar here
Wed 24 June 3pm How Can You Plan For COVID and Brexit? John Magee, CEO of Overseas Results Ltd. View webinar here
Fri 26 June 3pm Create Brands That Grow - Curiosity, Creativity, Clarity

Bob Gray, Red and Grey

View webinar here
Mon 29 June 3pm Export - the logistics, landed prices, tariffs & other essentials Expert panel discussion chaired by Nicola Doran, DCCI View webinar here
Wed 1 July 3pm

Coaching for Instagram

Marion Bergin, founder of digital agency The Nice Things

View webinar here
Wed 8 July 3pm Pricing for the new Retail Landscape Panel discussion: Siobhan Flynn, Retail and Sourcing Expert; Jenny Huston, Edge Only Design; and Donal Horgan, HFS  Accountants and Tax Consultants View webinar here
Wed 15 July 3pm Branding Clinic for Craft & Design (enterprises less than 3 years in business)  Colin McKeown, Whitespace Design View webinar here
Wed 22 July 3pm Getting Going on Instagram  Clinic with Marion Bergin View webinar here
Wed 29 July 3pm My Craft and Design Enterprise - the complete picture (open to businesses, less than three years in business) Bernie McCoy and panel View webinar here
Wed 5 August 3pm My Craft and Design Enterprise - the complete picture (open to businesses, more than three years in business) Bernie McCoy and panel View webinar here

*Advance registration is required