Over 150 business delegates attended a Cross Border Business Support Expo hosted by Newry and Dundalk Chambers of Commerce and supported by InterTradeIreland and Louth Local Enterprise Office on the 25th January in the Carrickdale Hotel.
President Michael McKeown of Newry Chamber commented, ‘As joint organisers of this annual event, Newry Chamber was delighted with its success in terms of networking opportunities created and the range of business support services available on the day. He commented ‘During this difficult economic period of uncertainty, local businesses need to take advantage of all appropriate support opportunities open to them. This event provided a unique forum for business owners and managers to speak directly to all the local Business Support Providers on a one-to-one basis’.
Over 25 Business Support Agencies catering for the needs of businesses located within the Newry Dundalk region exhibited at this Expo; exhibitors included, InterTradeIreland, Invest NI, Newry Mourne & Down District Council, Louth County Council, Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency, Southern Regional College and many of the main lending institutions.
Mr Paddy Savage, Operations Manager at InterTradeIreland said, ‘ We are delighted to support this important cross border business event again this year. We would also like to take this opportunity to remind local companies that we currently have a broad range of support packages for businesses interested in doing cross border business or looking for networking/ partnering opportunities across the island. Details are on our website www.intertradeireland.com”
Main Pic L-R: Michael Gaynor, President of Dundalk Chamber, Thomas McAvoy, CEO of Louth Local Enterprise Office, Denise Marron, InterTradeIreland, Michael McKeown, President of Newry Chamber