GlobalWelsh Academy Now Accepting Applicants for Entrepreneur Program in California

Published May 15, 2018

Torrance, CA -

GlobalWelsh, an organization committed to connecting one million people around the world with an affinity for Wales, has just announced the opening of the application period for Meet the Makers – Sponsored by Pelican Products. Selected applicants will participate in a week-long intensive masterclass with the worldwide design and manufacturing business, headquarted in Los Angeles, California.

The program is a partnership between GlobalWelsh and Pelican Products, the global leader in the design and manufacture of high performance protective cases, temperature controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts.

The CEO of Pelican, Lyndon Faulkner, is a Newport, Wales native and looking to share his international success by bringing six Welsh business entrepreneurs to the United States for this comprehensive learning experience at Pelican. The program is the first initiative of the GlobalWelsh Academy, aimed at providing members with workshops, mentoring, inspiring talks, masterclasses and global opportunities.

Meet the Makers – Sponsored by Pelican Products provides an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles, California this September, where entrepreneurs will spend the week learning from and collaborating with top Pelican professionals in various business disciplines such as sales, marketing, human resources, design, research & development, customer service, finance and information technology.

  • Application period: May 1st through May 31st (
  • Selected applicants announced: June 30th
  • Program dates: September 8th – September 14th

Pelican’s CEO, Lyndon Faulkner, is passionate about the GlobalWelsh community and says “it’s exciting for me to be part of a program where I can use my 25 years of international business experience to help Welsh companies grow inside and outside of Wales”.

Interested individuals and businesses can join the GlobalWelsh movement as a community member or become a “Pioneer” and donate funds to the mission, helping GlobalWelsh offer similar opportunities that create real impact for Welsh entrepreneurs.

Visit to join and apply.

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About Pelican Products

Pelican Products, Inc. is the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions, advanced portable lighting systems and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Their products are used by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, defense / military, aerospace, life sciences, industrial, entertainment, and in numerous outdoor markets. Pelican™ products are designed and built to last a lifetime. The company operates in 27 countries, with 23 international sales offices and eleven manufacturing facilities around the globe. In Europe, the company does business under the name Peli Products, S.LU. and the division which manufactures temperature-controlled packaging for the healthcare industry, does business worldwide under the brand Peli BioThermal. For more information, visit