Causeway Chamber launches Key Priorities Document at President’s Business Lunch
Causeway Chamber of Commerce held their President’s Business Lunch on Wednesday 20th February at the Royal Court Hotel. The Chamber were delighted to welcome Sue Gray Permanent Secretary for Department of Finance as their guest speaker. Guests attending the lunch also heard from Rajesh Rana from Andras Hotels and Mark Donnelly from Merrow Hotel and Spa.
In his opening address Murray Bell, President of Causeway Chamber said, “Causeway Chamber is delighted to officially launch their Key Priorities Document which outlines the Chambers key areas of focus over the next two years - Skills, Infrastructure and Growth.”
“We are in tremendously exciting times here in the California of the North. There is a real move afoot to locate world facing innovative business here in Causeway Coast and Glens, and there is a significant growth of businesses making use of our key unique selling points. Over the last few weeks, Chamber representatives and members have met some of these businesses that are in a growth phase – such as MCL Insurance / Acorn IT / NorthxSouth etc.. All of these businesses and others like them are trading locally but doing business all around the UK and Ireland.”
In her address, Sue Gray, Permanent Secretary, Department of Finance said: “I welcome the opportunity to meet with Chamber members and hear first-hand the issues which are important for the area. Growing the economy is an important way of improving the opportunities and lives of citizens and I must commend the Causeway Chamber for focusing on that.
“As Causeway Coast & Glens prepares to embrace the tourism and economic opportunities that come with hosting the Open this year, I wish you every success and I know you will make Northern Ireland proud. I look forward to a strong collaborative working relationship.”
To find out more the Chamber’s key priorities and forthcoming plans, please contact Annette Deighan, Operations Manager, on 028 7034 3111. For information about joining Causeway Chamber please visit https://www.causewaychamber.com/membership