‘Best in business’ set for Enterprise Week 2017

(Photo - Tom Heaney, nwpresspics)
(Photo - Tom Heaney, nwpresspics)

Enterprise Week, organised by Derry City and Strabane District Council, is less than one week away.

The five day programme for local business starts next Monday, March 6 and runs until Friday, March 10.

Enterprise Week 2017 will bring an exciting mix of advice from global business experts and activities to help inspire individuals and companies throughout the North West.

The 2017 Enterprise Week, sponsored by Virgin Media Business will centre on a number of topics to give support to local businesses and help them learn new skills. The will include events on; female and social entrepreneurship, digital technology, innovation and food tourism.

The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock, speaking ahead of the event said Enterprise Week is one of the key drivers in developing the local economy, she said: “This annual event is very significant to the city and district. It is not only an opportunity for Council and support agencies to become involved with local businesses but it is also an opportunity for businesses to further up skill, network, develop sales opportunities with contacts and engage.

Highlights and key speakers for Enterprise Week 2017 include talks and workshops by top industry professionals, Steve Wind-Mozley, Director of Digital at Virgin Media Business; Lara Morgan, entrepreneur, founder and former CEO of Pacific Direct and a Google Digital Garage expert who will all be offering essential skills and advice on how to make your business more visible online. To view the full programme for Enterprise Week 2017 go to www.derrystrabane.com/enterpriseweek