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Colleges NI hold showcase events once or twice per year in the Long Gallery, Stormont.  The most recent event was held in November 2015.

Photos from the event are available at Photos

The FE Showcase took place in the Long Gallery, Stormont Estate on Tuesday 3rd November from 13.00-14.30.  The format of the event was as follows:
  • Welcome from Glyn Campbell, Chair of Colleges NI
  • Speech by Robin Swann, MLA, Chair of the Employment and Learning Committee 
  • Speech by Gerry Campbell, CEO, Colleges NI
  • Networking at the College exhibition stands with the hot buffet lunch served from 1.30pm onwards.
  • The 2015 BEST Awards video played on loop throughout. 
  • The event closed at 2.30pm.

Exhibition stands

Each of the 6 FE Colleges had an exhibition stand to showcase how the FE sector is driving the NI economy. Colleges exhibited the following:
  • BMC - Academies and Apprenticeships
  • NRC –  Foundation Degree in Interactive Media
  • NWRC – World Class  Excellence in  Hairdressing and Hospitality / Catering 
  • SERC – Environmental Skills Centre / Business Centre offering
  • SRC – Construction is Back (various trades)
  • SWC – CREST Centre, Foundation Degree in Renewable Energy

There were over 100 delegates in attendance - including over 30 MLAs and some Ministers.