John McCallister MLA spent the afternoon at Danske Bank headquarters in Belfast to find out the banking sector. During his visit, Mr McCallister was greeted by Kevin Kingston (Deputy CEO) who explained key facts about Danske Bank in Northern Ireland, including their competitive market and business performance.
Mr McCallister then met with John Henning (Head of Agricultural Relations) where he was able to find out more about agriculture and business banking.
Brian Telford (Head of Markets) then spent some time explaining to John how this area of banking operates.
Ambassador of the United States of America to the Court of St James, Matthew W. Barzun, provided the keynote address at the annual President’s Dinner. Local journalist Colletta Smith interviewed the Ambassador on a number of business issues of interest to the special bond between Northern Ireland and America.
On Friday 16th January, Joe McDonald, Corporate Affairs Manager, Asda NI welcomed Pam Cameron MLA, Trevor Clarke MLA, Paul Girvan MLA and Danny Kinahan MLA to the Antrim Asda store.
During the educational visit, the MLAs learned about the work done by Asda with the local community, their support for local businesses and producers and also the development opportunities for Asda staff.
Danny Kennedy MLA, Minister for Regional Development and Trevor Clarke MLA, Chairperson of the Committee for Regional Development briefed the NIABT on plans for the Belfast Rapid Transit system on 14 October 2014. Download the presentation.
Following the NIABT AGM on Mon 16 June 2014, Alastair Hamilton, CEO of Invest NI delivered an Invest NI performance update. New Board Members confirmed as Claire Sugden MLA, Chris Brown, MCE PR and Stephen Kelly, manufacturing NI.