‘Optimize Your Website for Mobile’ Breakfast Briefing with Failte ireland


Is your Tourism Business Website Mobile Friendly?

 Are you maximising sales through your website?

 Learn more about the importance of optimising your business’s website for mobile bookings and payments.

Avail of expert advice and assessment of your tourism business’s website.

Fáilte Ireland & Local Enterprise Office Westmeath are hosting a Breakfast Briefing on how to ‘Optimise Your Website for Mobile’ and providing you the opportunity to have a 1-2-1 review of your website

Date: Tuesday, March 8th 2016

Time: Registration from 8.30am

Location: Sheraton Hotel, Athlone

Cost: Breakfast Briefing is free of charge (1-2-1 review of your websites’ mobile capability is only €20)

Booking: Places are very limited for website reviews and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis – book online at www.localenterprise.ie/westmeath

Book no later than Feb 19th 2016 for website review

Event Details

 Overview of Briefing Topic:

– Mobile how important is it? (Key trends within mobile etc.)

– Mobile and Responsive “what is the difference?”

– Local SEO how important it is to mobile

– Different technologies, apps and platforms available

– Importance of optimising mobile booking & payments

– Fundamentals of creating a strong mobile strategy


8.30am: Registration & Light refreshments

9.00am: Keynote Address – Mr Barry Walsh

9.45am: Q&A

10.00am: Agency Supports. Presentation by Fáilte Ireland. Presentation by LEO Westmeath. Presentation by Westmeath Community Development (LEADER)

Key agency staff will be available on the morning to answer your queries.

How will the One to One rapid reviews work?

On booking this event, you will be required to complete a survey on your website which will be emailed to you. This survey must be returned by February 23rd 2016. The survey and your website will be reviewed by Barry Walsh and his team prior to the event. A mentor will meet with you on the day to discuss their review of your website and to provide you with further recommendations and tips to develop a clear mobile solution your business.

The 20 minute meeting slot with the mentor will take place between 10am and 12pm will be allocated to you prior to the event. The mentoring will take place in a room adjoining the main function room for the event.

Profile of Key note speaker: – Barry Walsh

Profile of Barry Walsh

Barry Walsh is Online Strategy & Sales Manager for OSD Digital Agency who provides web design, application development, training and digital marketing services to a wide range of sectors and clients. He has over 8 years’ experience in the Information Technology and Communication sector, in business to business sales, marketing, digital marketing and customer/client training.

Barry is key digital trainer within the Tourism sector and has provided Digital Strategy and Mobile Training for Fáilte Ireland in conjunction with Cornell University, Bank Of Ireland expert mentor panel and is also part of the Google Startup innovation mentor panel.

He is very experienced in delivering key presentations to large audiences on the importance of your brand online, and engaging and interacting with your target audiences. Barry Walsh is a passionate marketer and brings a wealth of domestic and international experience. Barry has been working on tourism projects nationally for Fáilte Ireland including Wild Atlantic Way , Ireland Ancient East and Dublin NOW projects, empowering clients to assess, build and monitor digital audiences globally with specific segmentation focus.

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