Ballymena fights back against ‘empty town’ claim

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry urges support for Small Business Saturday.  Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry is this week launching a fight back against claims that the town is empty by urging residents and visitors to come out and see for themselves the vibrant network of local businesses the town has […]

Christmas Parking Rate – 5 hours for £1.00

Ballymena is set to benefit from a special Christmas parking rate! Five hours parking will cost £1.00 in car parks operated by the Department for Regional Development (DRD).  The scheme will run from 2 December until 11 January and will apply to car parks that have a tariff of 30p or more per hour. Transport […]

Support the Borough this Christmas

Over the next few weeks many of us will be starting to think about putting together a list of gifts to buy for our friends & family this Christmas. As a business owner, Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry would like to ask you to take a few minutes to consider the well publicised […]

Church Street – BUSY BUSY BUSY!

Church Street held its open day on Thursday 7th November and once again it was a great success. This event is organised annually by the traders in Church Street and attracts visitors from all over Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and even Scotland. L-R: Alan Stewart (Chamber Vice President), Mayor Cllr. Audrey Wales MBE, Sammy […]

Launch of the Crime Reduction Package

A business breakfast was held in the Adair Arms on Thursday 24th October to launch Ballymena’s Crime Reduction Package. There was an excellent attendance of local businesses. Photo L-R: Trevor Parker (BRAC), PJ McAvoy (BTCD Ltd.), Thomas McKillen (Chamber of Commerce President), Karen Moore (PCSP) and Insp. Alison Ferguson (PSNI). The Crime reduction package is a […]

Gala Awards Evening 2013

Ballymena businesses were out in force last Thursday (10th October) at the Gala evening in Tullyglass House Hotel to celebrate the 11th Ballymena Borough Business Excellence awards. The awards are organised annually by Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Principal sponsor this year was Ballymena Borough Council. The President’s table at the Ballymena Business […]

Awards Gallery 2013

All the pictures from the Ballymena Borough Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening 2013.

Joint Meeting with the Finance Minister

A joint delegation from Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce & Industry represented by the President Thomas Mckillen, Ballymena Town Centre Development Limited represented by the Chair Terry Robb and the Ballymena Town Centre Development Limited Business Support Group represented by Audrey Wales recently met with the Finance Minister Simon Hamilton to discuss the forthcoming Rates […]

Certificate of Excellence awarded to Spice Ballymena

Spice Ballymena, a local authentic Indian Restaurant hosted a special evening this week to celebrate being awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of […]

Mayor hosts reception for Chamber

Mayor of Ballymena, Cllr. Audrey Wales MBE recently hosted a reception for the Management Committee and Life Members of Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Members and Life Members of Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a reception in the Braid hosted by Mayor Cllr. Audrey Wales MBE The Mayor said “I […]

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