Diversification Challenge Awards 2015
December 4, 2015

Diversification Challenge Awards – 2015

The Diversification Challenge Awards night was held in the Food Innovation Centre, Loughry campus on Wednesday the 11th November. Attendance was excellent with family and friends watching and supporting as the business diversification awards recipients received their certificates. The Diversification Challenges programmes are validated by the institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). In total there were 121 ILM awards achieved; this comprised of 58 graduates from the Business Start Programme and 63 graduates from the Business Development Programme.

The event was chaired by Mr Paul McHenry (Head of RTDB) while the keynote speech was delivered by Mr Martin McKendry (Head of Development Service, CAFRE). During his speech Mr McKendry congratulated all students on their achievement and wished them every success in the future.

Martin McKendry presents Martin Downey with his ILM Diversification challenge Business Start award. Also included in the photograph is Mary Kelly.

Paul McHenry discussing Social farming with Malachy Dolan and Larry Masterson. Larry is a JFC Rural Innovation Awards category winner 2014. Also included in the Photograph is Kevin McGrath.

Siobhan Sheppard congratulates Mark and Patrick Kelly on achieving their ILM Diversification Challenge business start award.

Finbarr Daly congratulates Kieran Rafferty, Seamus Rafferty, Pontzpass and Cathal Caraher, Cullyhanna.

Anita Kirkpatrick, Brookborough discusses her latest photography project with Hazel and Geoffrey Rankin, Bready, Strabane.

David Moorehead, Tempo with Mark and Patrick Kelly, Beragh.



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