News article

Newry Mourne and Down Enterprise Week

28 October 2019


Businesses are encouraged to take part in these events to help them network, explore opportunities and access advice

Businesses and entrepreneurs in Newry, Mourne and Down District Council area are being urged to sign-up for a packed programme of events as the Council launches its Enterprise Week.

From business networking, workshops, seminars and mentoring sessions, Enterprise Week events have been designed to cultivate and strengthen the area’s entrepreneurial ecosystem in an increasingly challenging environment.

Aimed at the whole business sector, from budding entrepreneurs to well-established firms, the initiative will also showcase local success stories and give businesses access to funders, advisors and support programmes.

Newry Mourne and Down Enterprise Week will take place from Monday 18 – Friday 22 November 2019.

Events

  • Social enterprise success – what does it take?
    Monday 18 November, 10:00 – 13:00
  • The Innovation Accreditation Programme: How to succeed at innovation
    Monday 18 November, 14:00 – 16:00
  • Ready, get set, innovate!
    Tuesday 19 November, 08:00 – 10:00
  • Digital for business: Facebook for business use – Kilkeel workshop
    Tuesday 19 November, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Business Start-up - Start a business workshop
    Tuesday 19 November, 14:00 – 16:00
  • Digital for Businesses: Facebook for business use - Ballynahinch Workshop
    Wednesday 20 November, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Youth Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial masterclass
    Wednesday 20 November, 10:00 – 12:00
  • Taking care of your business: HR and legal requirements
    Wednesday 20 November, 12:00 – 14:00
  • Skills for businesses: Attracting talent and developing skills
    Thursday 21 November, 07:45  - 09:45
  • Business start-up: thinking of starting a business or becoming self-employed?
    Thursday 21 November, 18:00 – 20:00
  • Growing your tourism businesses - Business and sales growth strategy for tourism businesses
    Thursday 21 November, 18:30 – 20:30
  • Celebrating female entrepreneurs: Facilitated networking event, Women in Business
    Friday 22 November, 09:30 – 11:00
  • Celebrating female entrepreneurs: Lean in Newry in partnership with Newry BID
    Friday 22 November, 11:30 – 13:00

Find out more about Newry Mourne and Down Enterprise Week events and register your place.