SRC had over 40 local businesses in attendance in our NEW Banbridge Campus on Wednesday 16th November. Guests were greeted with tea, coffee and freshly baked scones from our catering department and networking commenced before the seminar began.

Seminar was launched by ABC Lord Mayor, Paul Greenfield who welcomed everyone to the event as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Ciaran Cunningham from Banbridge District Enterprise spoke about the Cultural Heritage Project and disseminated the key learnings from the initiative. A key output of this project will be an online learning platform available to businesses from December 2022.

Alan Hamilton, from Brilliant Trails highlighted examples of local cultural sites where technology has been deployed in the ABC region and NI.

Kieran Swail and Cathal McDonnell provided an overview of the latest developments in technology and tourism and shared practical examples of the projects they have been working on, which were fully funded under the Department for the Economy, InnovateUs Programme.

The seminar concluded with Ian Kennedy leading attendees on a tour of all of the state-of-the-art digital facilities at the new SRC Banbridge campus.

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Pictured L-R Back Row: Ian Kennedy (SRC); Alan Hamilton (Brilliant Trails); Cathal McDonnell (SRC); Ciaran Cunningham (Banbridge District Enterprise); Jullian Simpson (Fibrus); Aidan McCormick (SRC Governor); Kieran Swail (SRC). Pictured L-R Front Row:
Tracy Rice (BSI Manager, SRC); Paul Greenfield (Lord Mayor of ABC).