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Blaenau Gwent Young Entrepreneurs Get Set to Launch with The 5-9 Club

Young entrepreneurs in Blaenau Gwent and surrounding areas now have a unique opportunity to bring their business ideas to life with The 5-9 Club. This 8-week after-hours course provides the essential knowledge and support required to make a business successful.

The course, which runs every Wednesday from 5pm to 9pm, will be taught by industry experts and like-minded individuals in a supportive and fun environment. It covers all the fundamental areas of starting a business, including idea generation, sales, marketing, branding, putting your business online, business planning, and pitching your idea. Additionally, participants will receive essential funding and legal advice.

In the final week, all participants will be invited to share their ideas with experts, gaining valuable industry insight, professional contacts, and positive feedback to help guide them on their entrepreneurial journey.

5-9 Youth Cohort in 2022

Community Entrepreneurship Developer, Hope Weyman is heading up the course and said:

“We are thrilled to offer this exciting opportunity to young entrepreneurs in the Blaenau Gwent area. Our aim is to provide a supportive and empowering environment where young people can explore their entrepreneurial spirit, gain valuable knowledge and skills, and turn their business ideas into a reality.”

hope weyman, welsh ice

The 5-9 Club starts on 22nd February 2023 and is open to individuals aged 16-24 with a business idea who live or work in Blaenau Gwent and surrounding areas. The course will be held both online and in-person at Coleg Gwent, Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone, Ebbw Vale, Lime Ave, NP23 6GL

For more information about this course or the 5-9 Club you can contact Hope at [email protected].