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Facebook marketing head to address NI Chamber Conference

Councillor Eileen Graham (Belfast City Council); Ann McGregor (NI Chamber); Justin Rush (Abacus); Aine Kearney (Tourism NI) and Brian Telford (Danske Bank).

Councillor Eileen Graham (Belfast City Council); Ann McGregor (NI Chamber); Justin Rush (Abacus); Aine Kearney (Tourism NI) and Brian Telford (Danske Bank).

Councillor Eileen Graham (Belfast City Council); Ann McGregor (NI Chamber); Justin Rush (Abacus); Aine Kearney (Tourism NI) and Brian Telford (Danske Bank).

Councillor Eileen Graham (Belfast City Council); Ann McGregor (NI Chamber); Justin Rush (Abacus); Aine Kearney (Tourism NI) and Brian Telford (Danske Bank).

The Head of Small Business Marketing for Facebook in the UK and Ireland has been announced as the keynote speaker at a Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) event in Belfast next month.

Orla Malone is expected to address over 500 business at NI Chamber’s Annual Networking Conference and Business Showcase which takes place at St George’s Market on September 14 from 8.30am-1pm.

The conference, now in its sixth year, is designed to give companies from across Northern Ireland the opportunity to meet, engage and participate in networking activities aimed at creating new business connections.

The event will also feature a large market place with over 100 companies exhibiting their products and services, showcasing the best of Northern Ireland business.

Commenting on the event, Ann McGregor, Chief Executive of NI Chamber, said:

“Networking is a great way to market your business in a very informal environment. Whether your aim is to increase your customer base, find new markets or create partnerships – networking is the key to unlocking potential growth. We look forward to hearing from Orla Malone who represents one of the most powerful marketing tools available to any business. In addition to networking and a high profile guest speaker, the event also brings together over 100 exhibitors and will feature number of interactive seminars taking place throughout the event.”

Providing advice to those attending the event, Ms McGregor continued: “The key to successful networking is to do your homework about the event and the other business representatives likely to attend. You must approach a networking event determined to get something meaningful out of it such as new contacts, business leads or ideas.”

Registrations for the event can be made online at www.northernirelandchamber.com or by telephone on 028 90 244113.

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