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GEW Event - Mid & East Antrim Pitching Event - Friday 20th November 2020 - 12.30pm - 2pm

Social Enterprise NI in Partnership with Community Finance Ireland and Supported by Mid & East Antrim Borough Council and LEDCOM are delighed to host as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 an event on Friday 20th November 2020 at 12.30pm - 2pm in Willowbank Conference Centre, Larne. 

“The Pitch” is a Dragons Den type event which Social Enterprises will “pitch” a new or current business idea to a panel of 3 Dragons in the hope of winning the £600 first prize. If you would like to take part in the event fill in the This Application Form and return to by close of play on Monday 16th November.  

Below is the running order for the event:


12.30pm – Welcome – Social Enterprise NI – Colin Jess, Director

12.35pm – Welcome from our Sponsor – Community Finance Ireland – Phelim Sharvin

12.45pm – A word from our Hosts – LEDCOM – Ken Nelson, CEO & Mid & East Antrim BC – Rhonda Lynn - Skills and Entrepreneurship Manager

12.55pm – Draw for Pitches (to see running order)

1pm – Pitches Start

1.35pm – Lunch

1.50pm – Result of Pitches

2pm – Event close