NWRC to host FREE Business Breakfast event at Alley Theatre

By Aoife Curran

North West Regional College’s (NWRC) Business Support Centre (BSC) will host a FREE Business Breakfast at the Alley Theatre in Strabane on Wednesday 8th March from 8.30am – 10am.

The event which is in partnership with Derry City & Strabane District Council (DCSDC) as part of Enterprise Week, will provide local entrepreneurs and business owners with the opportunity to find out what support and funding opportunities are available to them from the College, Department for the Economy (DfE), Strabane Enterprise Agency (SEA) and Council.

Sinead Hawkins, Business Skills Manager at NWRC said: “Whether you are an entrepreneur, or running a large company, there are fully funded support programmes that can help your business grow. With Invest NI Innovation Vouchers worth up to £5k, 60 hours of funded support through DfE’s InnovateUs and Skills Focus upskilling programmes for employees, this event will help you to decide how the NWRC’s Business Support Team can help you best.

‘’We will also be offering a free ‘skills needs analysis’ for those attendees interested. Additionally, there will be food demonstrations from our Foodovation Centre team using local produce, as well as augmented and virtual reality equipment demonstrations from our XR Hub. Our Product Design Centre will also be showcasing the capabilities of their state-of-the-art 3D Printers.

The event will begin at 8.30am with breakfast & networking and will be followed at 9am with a presentation of funding opportunities from BSC as well as case studies from clients and local businesses who have received support.

A raffle will also take place at the end of the event with 1st prize being gifted a food hamper full of local produce, 2nd place will be gifted a £50 InStrabane gift card and 3rd place will be gifted a £30 InStrabane gift card.

Places are limited. Reserve your ticket today!

To register for the event visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/nwrc-strabane-business-breakfast-tickets-516480465977

NWRC to host FREE Business Breakfast event at Alley Theatre
NWRC Business Skills Manager Sinead Hawkins pictured with NWRC Strabane Campus Manager Glenda Johnstone and NWRC Technology & Innovation Manager Dr. Fergal Tuffy who are encouraging you to come along to NWRC's Strabane Business Breakfast event in The Alley Theatre on Wednesday March 8.