Thinking of starting your own business?
Dragons Den Cymru is back and hoping to attract talented local people with new
This free business opportunity is open to anyone in Flintshire who has an idea,
wants to be their own boss or needs help to get a business off the ground.
Representatives from local companies make up a panel who act as mentors giving
help and advice to people who present their ideas on the day.
Included on the panel are Askar Sheibani, CEO of Comtek, Christine Sheibani, HR
Director at Comtek, Paul Maddocks previously Parkway Telecom, Leyla Edward
owner of KK Fine Foods, Mike Scott of Mike Scott Associates and Adam Butler
from Easy On Line Recruitment
The event is just one part of an Enterprise Information Shop taking place at
Coleg Cambria, Connahs Quay on Friday 7 November from 10am - 2pm run by
Small businesses that have taken part in previous Dragons Den style events and
the Flintshire Enterprise Club workshops will be on hand to explain how past
events have helped their businesses.
Representatives from education providers, Jobcentre Plus, Careers Wales,
Business Wales and Flintshire County Council will offer support and advice
along with volunteering opportunities and career advice.
Councillor Derek Butler, Cabinet Member for Economic Development said: “This is
the fourth Dragons’ Den style event and just one of the ways in which
Communities First is providing support and commitment to people starting a
“It is all part of the excellent work that is taking place through the
established Flintshire Business Entrepreneurship Network from Flintshire County
Council, helping local people in their search for suitable employment. We want
to hear from anyone with an idea so come along and take advantage of the
support that is on offer.”
For more information on the above please contact Communities First 01244 846090
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Business Entrepreneurship Network programme from Flintshire County Council
involves support from Flintshire’s successful business entrepreneurs;
membership of the Flintshire Enterprise Club; a full training programme funded
through the Wales Business Start Up programme; additional support from
Flintshire’s Dragons and Dynamo mentors and additional, integrated Communities
First and other partner activities.