Global experts join panel to help get businesses back on track

Belfast Chamber and Ardmore will host a free resilience workshop for businesses this Thursday at 5pm

BELFAST Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with integrated communications agency Ardmore to deliver an online workshop featuring one of the most powerful global influencers in the retail industry, Cate Trotter, aimed at helping local firms claw their way back to recovery post Covid-19.

The free “Understanding Your Customer in a Post-Lockdown World” webinar takes place on Thursday July 2 at 5pm and will deliver new insights, practical solutions and advice to aid new growth and a more sustainable future for businesses right across Northern Ireland.

A respected expert in retail, current trends and technology, Cate Trotter has helped major brands such as Facebook, Nike, Chanel, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz, Levi’s and EE power their way through change and new innovations and will be bringing her expertise to Belfast as part of this major business support event.

Hosted by Belfast Chamber chief executive, Simon Hamilton, the panel includes Ardmore’s top marketing and creative strategists Paul Bowen, Ed Henderson, Paul James and Alison O’Neill to help guide businesses through the challenges ahead.

Mr Hamilton, said: “In the face of huge uncertainty, many of our local businesses will have to adapt, change and reconfigure their approach to secure their future and move to new growth.

“Good advice and real solutions are now urgently needed, and I’m delighted to join forces with Ardmore to deliver a workshop that draws the best local and international expertise for the benefit of all our members. It will help equip firms with the right information, tools and advice to help them get back on track.”

John Keane, chief executive of Ardmore, said: “Among all the confusion and uncertainty created by this global pandemic, we want every business to be ready for the challenges ahead.”

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