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Global Enterprise Week 2021

Global Entrepreneurship Week this year takes place between 8 - 14 November 2021 and is a collection activities, competitions and events, aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a company.

Global Entrepreneurship Week inspires millions each year to explore their potential while fostering connections and increasing collaboration within their ecosystems to empower entrepreneurs and strengthen communities.

We will be bringing you an exciting variety of FREE activities and events during Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Enterprise Week 2021 at a glance

Pop Up Shops

Monday 8 November – Saturday 18 December 9am – 5pm

33-35 High Street, Carrickfergus, 20 Main Street, Larne & Unit 72, Tower Centre, Ballymena

The Pop Up Shop initiative allows entrepreneurs from across the borough to test-trade for the first time within a retail premises.

Come along, offer support to our local entrepreneurs and purchase that unique Christmas gift from our retailers who will be showcasing their businesses in Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne town centres from 8 November into December.

For further information, please contact:

Go For It – Podcasts

Mark O’Neill Founder of Roof Window Specialists

Friday 12 November  I  Online  I 7pm

Mark O’Neill Founder of Roof Window Specialists shares his journey of how he turned his 30 years of experience and product knowledge of Velux® windows into a hugely successful roof window and loft ladder installation business.

To book visit Facebook.

Ballymena Business Centre supported by The Gallaher Trust GEW Roadshow

Saturday 13 November  I 11am - 3pm

Location: Midtown Makers Studio & Shop, 51-53 Church Street, Ballymena, BT43 6DD

Are you thinking of starting a business or wonder what it takes to become your own boss?  Do you own a local small to medium enterprise and require support to develop your business further?

Ballymena Business Centre, supported by The Gallaher Trust are hosting a local roadshow to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week which will encourage entrepreneurship, business growth, and innovation across the Greater Ballymena Area. 

COVID-19 Restrictions will be in place, supporting a safe environment. 

There are 4 booking slots available.

To book, please visit the Ballymena Business Centre website.

Carrickfergus Enterprise with Positive Carrickfergus

Purple Earth at the Talking Shop, Positive Carrickfergus, Courtyard, Scotch Quarter, Carrickfergus

Saturday 13 November  I 11am – 3pm

Purple Earth a local social enterprise, will be selling eco-friendly products that help to reduce waste.