BID and Chamber deliver Customer Experience

THE Ballymena BID and the Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently ran their first ‘BID for Business’ event on ‘customer experience’. The first of four events took place in the Adair Arms on Thursday 22 September 2016. The Ballymena BID and the Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently ran their first […]

Chamber Supports Independents’ Day

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ballymena BID and Ballymena Business Centre are joining forces to encourage residents and visitors to the town centre to support local independent retailers and businesses on Independents’ Day which takes place on 4th July. The Independents’ Day campaign, celebrates the huge contribution independent traders make to local communities […]

Danske Bank Launches Digital Hub

Danske Bank is aiming to provide inspiration and practical advice to the thousands of small businesses in Northern Ireland with the launch of a brand new digital hub.  One of a number of new initiatives to support small businesses, Danske Bank today launched www.danskebizhub.co.uk – a locally produced source of information and practical resources designed […]

Partnership Helps Ballymena Start Ups

Ballymena Business Centre and Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry have joined forces in a partnership which aims to support entrepreneurs inthe Ballymena area. The partnership features a 1 year free membership of the Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry to businesses who havesuccessfully completed the Go For It Programme. The free membership will offer access to vital event and activities such as networking and business training workshops. L-R: Daniel McCarry (Counter Digital), Melanie Christie Boyle (Ballymena Business Centre) and Alan Stewart ( President Ballymena Borough […]

Call to Support Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday returns this Saturday 5th December 2015, and as Northern Ireland consumers are encouraged to shop local, Ballymena businessman, Ian Aiken from TaxAssist Accountants says it’s important that local people support small businesses in order to keep their money in the community. Ian Aiken, of Tax Assist Accountants, comments, “Small Business Saturday is […]

Invest NI helps open more doors for local company

Ballymena company Garage Door Systems Ltd is creating 17 new jobs as part of a £2 million investment supported by Invest Northern Ireland. The family-run business, which manufactures and installs a range of made-to-measure garage doors for the domestic and professional markets, is now in its 20th year of trading and employs 33 staff. As well as recruiting more staff, the investment will see […]

Hotel Chain Expands into R.O.I.

County Antrim-based McKeever Hotel Group has announced its expansion into the Republic of Ireland with the purchase of the Letterkenny Court Hotel in Donegal. A major renovation of the three star hotel has just started with the first two phases seeing a £400,000 investment (€500,000) to totally refurbish the ground floor, including building a new […]

Ballymena to be Enterprise Town

£1m Enterprise Investment for Ballymena. Ballymena is to benefit from a £1m Enterprise Investment to promote opportunities for private and social entrepreneurs to start and grow their business in Ballymena.  This joint announcement was made by social enterprise Ballymena Business Centre and Bank of Ireland UK at a briefing held in the Leighinmohr House Hotel […]

Ulster Bank: £1 Billion for Business

Ulster Bank Announces £1billion Available for Business – Get ‘Ahead for Business’ – Ballymena event – 20th February 2014. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Click here for invite & RSVP details. Please RSVP by 13th February. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Ulster Bank today announced that it has a dedicated £1billion available for business in Ireland in 2014.  Building on Ulster Bank’s existing supports […]

Wrightbus launches its first fully-electric bus

In close partnership with UK leading automotive specialists, Ballymena based coachbuilder Wrightbus has launched its first fully-electric powered vehicle.  The Minister of State for Transport officially launched an all-electric bus route this week in Milton Keynes that will test whether electric buses can perform on a par with their diesel counterparts in a real-world operational […]

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Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 4 Wellington Court, Ballymena, BT43 6EQ

Email: office@ballymenachamber.co.uk

Tel: 07801 738 359

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