Go Sun Celebrates 50th Birthday!

Congratulations to Go Sun restaurant which has now been a fixture in Ballymena for 50 years. This is a superb achievement from one of our valued Chamber members, and we hope to see them still going strong in the town for another 50 years!

Autoline Academy Celebrates ‘Class of 2016’

Half of Employees Awarded Professional Qualifications. Almost half of the employees at Northern Ireland-based Autoline Insurance have secured professional qualifications thanks to the company’s commitment to professional development. The numbers were revealed at the inaugural ‘graduation ceremony’ of the Autoline Academy, a new initiative to encourage further staff participation and recognise their achievements. To date […]

McDonald’s Serves up Top Award for Marcon

Northern Ireland based fit-out specialist and Chamber member Marcon has won UK Supplier of the Year Award from global restaurant chain McDonald’s.  Presented at the McDonald’s Annual Conference in Portugal, this prestigious accolade recognises an outstanding contribution to the McDonald’s supply chain.  (l-r) Mark McElroy, Director, Marcon and Mark O’Connor, Director, Marcon The “Three Legged Stool Awards”, which acknowledge the partnership between the three legs of the stool – franchisees, suppliers and corporate staff, […]

McKeever Hotels Spills the Beans on Coffee Blend

McKeever Hotels spills the beans on £60,000 annual investment as it launches newly ‘crafted coffee’ blend. Something magnificent is brewing on the menu at McKeever Hotels, with the business announcing the creation of a brand new specialised craft coffee blend.  The family hotel business, which already invests over £60,000 annually in locally crafted coffee for its four hotels, is about to launch its own brand of bespoke coffee. The coffee, which has South and Central American influences, as well as a host of secret profiles has […]

Marcon Fit-Out Begins New Chapter

Marcon Fit-Out has been awarded the contract for the fit-out of the new Seamus Heaney centre in Bellaghy.  The building will showcase the life and work of the late poet Seamus Heaney bringing together an interactive exhibition using the latest audio visual technology with a 160-seater theatre and performance space, learning zones for children and adults as well as community space. (l-r) Mark McElroy, Director, Marcon Fit-Out […]

Wrightbus in Emerging Indian Market

WRIGHTBUS INTERNATIONAL CONTINUE SCALING THEIR GLOBAL BUSINESS, MAKING A FOOTPRINT IN THE EMERGING INDIAN MARKET Today (28th May 2015) Wrightbus International senior team were in India at an event held in conjunction with Daimler (India Commercial Vehicles) to celebrate the opening of their bus body plant in Chennai, India and officially premiere a range of […]

Major Awards for Moore Concrete

Congratulations to Chamber Members Moore Concrete Products Ltd who have just won two major awards. The first award was a Certificate of Excellence presented by the Concrete Society for work carried out on the Black Esk Weir project. The Black Esk reservoir provides water to the area of Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland. The aim […]

Christmas Social & Competition Winners

Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce & Industry held their last Business to Business Networking Event this week by announcing the winners of their Window Dressing Competition. Chamber President Alan Stewart and Mayor Audrey Wales MBE congratulate the winners of Ballymena Chamber of Commerce Christmas Window Display Competition. • Wyse Byse, Church St. • Fred Funk, Ballymoney Street. […]

More Wrightbuses for London

Wrightbus have announced that the Transport for London Board has given approval to order a further batch of 200 New Routemaster buses from Wrightbus.  The contract, which will now be finalised, is for buses to be delivered up to the second quarter of 2016, and secures employment on two of the production lines at Wrights Group’s EN-Drive chassis facility in Antrim, as […]

Marcon builds new McDonald’s in Belfast

Chamber member Marcon Fit-Out is putting the finishing touches to a major new McDonald’s restaurant in Belfast. The building at Boucher Road is the global restaurant chain’s first new build restaurant in Northern Ireland since 2001. Marcon is currently completing works to the new build project, at what will be the 27th McDonald’s restaurant in Northern Ireland. The 84-seater restaurant featuring a two-lane drive-thru is due to open on […]

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