Unravelling the mysteries of AI at Mid Ulster Council’s Enterprise Week next month

Eleven events for local businesses, both online and in person, will feature in this year’s Mid Ulster District Council’s Enterprise Week.
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This year's theme, ‘Challenge, Adapt, Succeed’, encapsulates the incredible journey local businesses need to undertake to thrive in today's ever-evolving economic landscape.

Enterprise Week runs from Monday to Friday November 13-17, and to set the stage, the Council dives headfirst into the realm of Artificial Intelligence with their captivating kick-off event, 'AI Uncovered.'

Hosted at The Burnavon in Cookstown, this event is not to be missed.

Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Dominic Molloy, launches the 2023 Mid Ulster Enterprise Week with three of the week’s guest speakers: Paul Clark, Niamh MacAuley and Annette Kelly. Credit: Mid Ulster CouncilChair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Dominic Molloy, launches the 2023 Mid Ulster Enterprise Week with three of the week’s guest speakers: Paul Clark, Niamh MacAuley and Annette Kelly. Credit: Mid Ulster Council
Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Dominic Molloy, launches the 2023 Mid Ulster Enterprise Week with three of the week’s guest speakers: Paul Clark, Niamh MacAuley and Annette Kelly. Credit: Mid Ulster Council

Join UTV's Paul Clark, alongside a panel of AI experts, including Naomh McElhatton, the mastermind behind dara & co; Jason Bell, The AI Provocateur, and Elaine Donaghy McCrory from Terex. Get ready to unravel the mysteries of AI and discover how it's poised to reshape the local business landscape.

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Assisting businesses to grow their sales through powerful storytelling is a common theme throughout the week. Learn from the best in the business with webinars like 'Influencer Magic,' featuring Francesca Morelli from Vava Influence; 'Powerful Tourism,' where Tina O'Dwyer from The Tourism Space shares her insights, and 'Leading the Way,' a spotlight on self-leadership and business resilience by elite performance coach Enda Mc Nulty.

Other events include Trailblazers where three successful Mid Ulster businesswomen will talk to host Annette Kelly, co-founder of Little Penny Thoughts, in the Burnavon about how they ‘upskilled’ in order to adapt and succeed in their roles. Plus, discover an array of local support organisations designed to empower women and showcase local opportunities in real time.

In Dungannon, business owners across Mid Ulster will have an exclusive chance to 'Meet the Experts.' With over 40 experts spanning various business sectors all under one roof, businesses will receive one-on-one advice to tackle challenges head-on. From export and energy, to marketing and finance, Mid Ulster Enterprise Week has you covered.

Launching this year’s Enterprise Week, Councillor Dominic Molloy, Chair of the Council, said: “Our successful and popular Mid Ulster Enterprise Week returns for its fifth year this year. Over these last five years local businesses have relied on the week to provide them with timely advice, up-to-date information and sound direction for the future.