13/09/2018

Hundreds Of Businesses Attend NI's Largest Networking Event

Hundreds of NI businesses have attended the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Annual Networking Conference and Business Showcase in Belfast.

Over 900 businesses from across the country attended the large-scale networking conference at St George's Market Belfast on Tuesday, 12 September.

Now in its eighth year, the conference is the largest business networking event of its kind, and was held in partnership with headline sponsor Dublin Airport and supporting sponsors Belfast City Council and PwC. It was designed to give companies the opportunity to meet, engage and participate in networking activities aimed at creating new business connections. Keynote speakers included Mentalist David Meade and Helen Smyth, Head of Ireland for Small and Medium Business at Facebook.
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New for this year, the conference also featured a second stage of speakers. The PwC 'Future of Work' stage hosted a number of speakers including Tony Price, Partner at PwC Digital Private Business, Gerry Kindlon, Executive Director at Seagate Technologies and a panel discussion with clients from the Innovation Factory which supports firms specialising in technology and product development.

Other speakers at the event included representatives from Whitewater Brewery, Dublin Airport, Jordan Wolf Associates, PwC and Ardmore Advertising. The event also featured a large market place with over 100 companies showcasing their products and services.



Image: Pictured at the NI Chamber Annual Networking Conference and Business Showcase at St George’s Market are Edel Redmond (Dublin Airport); Mentalist David Meade; Ann McGregor (NI Chamber) and Helen Smyth (Facebook).

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