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Enterprise Week 2020

Enterprise week 2020

Businesses in the borough are invited to sign up for a series of webinars hosted online from 16 to 20 November 2020 which offer opportunities for local companies and entrepreneurs to face the challenging economic climate with confidence and new skills.

Organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and sponsored by Fibrus Broadband, Enterprise Week will take a different format to previous years, due to the current Covid 19 restrictions, delivering daily inspirational virtual events.

Programme of Events

Resilience and adaptability

MONDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2020 | 12.30PM – 1.30PM

Mandy Hickson – Former Fighter Pilot & Globally Renowned Speaker

Making your business standout online

TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2020 | 10.30AM – 12.00 NOON

DIGITAL 24 TEAM: Niamh Taylor – Managing Director | Carolyn Henderson – Director of Digital Strategy | Meghan Semple – Senior Performance Marketing Specialist | Cara Jackson – Social & Content Specialist

LINWOODS: Orla O’Hare – Customer Marketing Manager

Confessions of a start-up

TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2020 | 7.15PM – 8.15pm live on zoom. 

Host, Cate Conway – radio presenter and owner of Quirky weddings
Dave Linton – Founder of Madlug
Laura Irwin – Co-Owner of Noble Spaces

Vision and traction

WEDNESDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2020 | 12.30PM – 1.30PM

Feargal McCormack – Founder and MD of PKF-FPM Accountants
Dave Linton – Founder of Madlug

Inspiring Entrepreneurs

THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2020 | 10.00AM – 11.00AM

In Conversation with:
Mairead Mackle – Tarasis Enterprises
Shane McCrory – ElectriCast Ltd
Cormac Diamond – Bloc Blinds


THURSDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2020 | 13.00PM – 13.45PM


Fiona Bradley – Assistant Director for Curriculum, SRC
Tracy Rice – Head of Employer Engagement, SRC
Sarah Jones – Manager, Ann’s Home Care
Guiseppe Fallone – Owner, Ka Dolce Vita

Wellbeing and winning

FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2020 | 12.30PM – 1.30PM

Gerry Hussey – Performance Psychologist to World Class Performers
Lizzie Colvin – Irish International Hockey Player

GEW Business Enterprise Challenge

As part of Global Enterprise Week, students in P6, P7 and Years 8 & 9 have been asked to come up with an innovative business concept that will enhance people’s lives during COVID-19.  This could a product or a service.  Students will then have to present this idea using a poster and either a 30 second video or 200 word document.

Further information can be found at www.yeni.co.uk/gew2020