Protecting Lives, Protecting Livelihoods

Finding a Balance to Protect our Community and our Economy  COVID-19 has created an interlinked health and economic emergency. This pandemic has cost lives and already has driven numerous businesses to closure causing a huge number of job losses which are reflected in the latest labour market statistics which show the second highest number of […]

Chamber Elects New President

Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry held its monthly Management Committee meeting on Wednesday at which Councillor Eugene Reid was elected as Acting President and Leigh Heggarty, Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort was elected as Acting Vice President. New Acting President Councillor Eugene Reid New Acting Vice President Leigh Heggarty Outgoing President Robin Cherry MBE stated […]

Galgorm Says Thank You

Galgorm Says Thank You to Frontline NHS Workers Galgorm Collection donates £750,000 in experience vouchers for Northern Health & Social Care Trust.   Wednesday 15th April 2020: Galgorm Collection will be donating a staggering £750,000 worth of experience vouchers to the Northern Health & Social Care Trust frontline staff in recognition for their hard work, […]

Ballyprint wins!

The Irish Print Awards named Chamber member Ballyprint as Ulster Small Printer of the Year for 2019 at a glittering awards ceremony in Dublin. Managing Director Aaron Klewchuk was delighted to take to the stage to collect the award on behalf of all the staff at Ballyprint – a real reflection of the hard work […]

Ballymena’s ‘Time Capsule’ sealed until 2044

A time capsule, created by the Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce, has been officially sealed for 25 years at a special reception hosted by the Mayor. Back Row; Peter Houston Danske Bank, Cllr. Eugene Reid, Phil Brunt Time Capsule Project Manager, Tom Wiggins Chamber of Commerce, Ronan McCann Black Advertising and Ian Aiken Tax Assist […]

Chamber and Danske Bank Host Businesses Breakfast

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Danske Bank jointly hosted a Business Breakfast at Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort. The event which focused on economic factors impacting on businesses attracted a large audience with over 100 members of the local business community attending.  John-Paul Coleman, Head of […]

2019 Business Excellence Awards

Ballymena businesses were out in force on 24th October at the Gala evening in Tullyglass House Hotel to celebrate the 17th Ballymena Business Excellence Awards. The awards are organised annually by Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the principal sponsor this year was Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.     Liam Beckett was […]

Business Excellence Awards Launch

The 2019 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards were launched at a reception in the Braid on Tuesday 30th July. This is the 17th year of the awards which are organised annually by Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is the principal sponsor for this year’s awards. Chamber President Alderman […]

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council Principal Sponsor

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has agreed to be the principal sponsor for the 2019 Ballymena Business Excellence Awards. The awards are organised annually by Ballymena Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Announcing the sponsorship deal, Robin Cherry MBE, Chamber President said: “I am delighted to announce that Mid and East Antrim Borough Council […]

Chamber member invests £300k in equipment

Ballymena-based printing firm Ballyprint is the first company in Northern Ireland to invest in the new Iridesse Production Press by Xerox, which can print impressive gold, silver, and coloured metallic effects. Every company is trying to get eyes on its promotional material, and the printing industry in Northern Ireland has exploded in recent years as […]

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