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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ballymena Company Provides Employment for 75

Chamber member Provides Employment for 75 Healthcare Professionals. Ballymena based Knockdene Healthcare Ltd was established in 2017 specialising in the supply of Nursing and Care Assistants within the Healthcare Sector.  Having completed the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council funded Go For It Programme and Micro Business Programme with Ballymena Business Centre and locating their offices in […]

Impressive Festive Period for Fairhill

Positive Outlook for the Year Ahead after Good 2018 BALLYMENA’s premier retail destination, Fairhill Shopping Centre, home to Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, New Look and Next among others, got everything they wished for this Christmas with an impressive 10% increase in footfall figures compared to 2017 over the Christmas and New Year period. Following the […]

RiverRidge Celebrates a Hat Trick

RiverRidge Celebrates a Hat Trick with Sustainable Ireland’s Waste Management and Environmental Excellence Award RiverRidge has been praised at the annual Sustainable Ireland Awards for its commitment to waste management and environmental excellence for a third year in succession. The award, sponsored by Ulster Shedders, recognises excellence within the resource and waste management industry, through […]

Fairhill Set for Productive 2019

Fairhill Shopping Centre is Set for a Productive 2019 Good tenants and engaging with the community key to success BALLYMENA’s premier shopping destination, Fairhill Shopping Centre, in the heart of the town centre will end 2018 on a high, with Next just having re-committed to the centre until 2024 as one of their anchor tenants. […]

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Email: office@ballymenachamber.co.uk

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