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Presbyterian Women's Society Annual Forum Event</h1> <p>The Assembly Hall was full to capacity in September when over 1000 women from throughout Ireland descended upon Church House for the annual Presbyterian Women&rsquo;s Society annual forum.Women in Business 'Turning a New Leaf' Conference - October 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry opened the Women into Business event entitled ‘Turning a New Leaf’ at the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre. 


The event, organised by Women in Business, aimed to support and empower unemployed women aged between 16 and 24 into sustainable employment by providing mentoring and interpersonal learning opportunities. 


The Minister said: “This initiative complements the extensive training and employment programmes my Department has put in place to assist young people who are not in education, employment or training. Intervention models such as the Women into Business programme have a key role to play in further engaging young people, and indeed others, to increase their awareness of training and employment opportunities." 

 A panel of female business leaders and small business owners shared their experiences and provided advice and guidance on career options and job searching techniques. Khara Pringle of Khara Pringle Photographic relayed her journey of entering into self employment and starting her own business.

Eva Adams, Marketing Manager for Women in Business said "

We found the venue really added the wow factor to our event – the interior of the building is so impressive and the central location was an added bonus for our delegates.  Feedback on catering was fantastic- we will definitely be holding future events here!


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Presbyterian Women's Society Annual Forum Event</h1> <p>The Assembly Hall was full to capacity in September when over 1000 women from throughout Ireland descended upon Church House for the annual Presbyterian Women&rsquo;s Society annual forum.

Assembly Buildings Conference Centre part of Belfast Business Tourism Wins Generate £27.2M

15 Oct 2013

Assembly Buildings is delighted to be part of Team Belfast as Visit Belfast  said today that its work promoting Belfast as a leading conference and meetings destination during 2012/13 will benefit the City to the tune of £27.2m over the next four years, up 70% on the previous year’s performance.  These conference wins will bring 21,000 delegates to Belfast and generate an estimated 63,000 bed-nights for the local hotel sector.  

Visit Belfast’s upbeat review of the City’s ability attract conference business in this increasingly competitive sector was revealed after it cemented Belfast’s reputation as a conference city on the rise by winning the hotly-contested ‘Best UK Conference and Incentive City Destination’ award at the Conference & Incentive Travel Excellence Awards in London.

 

Unite the Union - Irish Policy Conference June 2013

The Assembly Buildings provided the perfect backdrop for Unite the Union's Irish Policy Conference earlier this year. 


"Not only is the venue ideally located in the city centre - it offers a unique combination of historic ambience with state-of-the-art conferencing facilities. Our delegates were very impressed, and there's no doubt we'll be reconvening here at some point in the future." Linda Keenan, Regional Administrator, Unite the Union

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