EDA Regional Business Forum, Belfast, Wednesday 17 April 2024

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EDA Regional Business Forum, Belfast, Wednesday 17 April 2024

Wednesday 17th April @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

EDA Regional Business Forum

Bringing the NI electrotechnical sector together for a day of valuable insights and information.
Join us where the world’s most famous ocean liners, including Titanic, were painstakingly designed.

Drawing Office One
Titanic Hotel Belfast

Queen’s Road
Titanic Quarter
Belfast BT3 9DT
Northern Ireland

Parking at Titanic Hotel
Parking capacity: 520 secure, underground spaces.
Hotel Residents: £15 for 24 hours. On departure, provide your parking ticket to the Hotel reception team to validate for the discounted rate of £15.
Non-residents: £2 for the first hour and £1 for every hour after. Payment can be settled at the kiosk in the car park.

Forum Programme Wednesday 17 April 2024
Titanic Hotel, Queen's Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast TB3 9DT

9.00am Forum opens for Registration, Refreshments and Networking

9.50am – 10.00am

Welcome and Introductions

Tom Barton, Edmundson Electrical Ltd

Tom Barton
Director of Supplier Relations
Edmundson Electrical Ltd

10.00am – 10.30am

What's the outlook for wholesalers?

Margaret Fitzsimons, CEO at the EDA
Anne Vessey, EDA's Head of Marketing and Communications

Anne Vessey
Head of Marketing & Communications
EDA

10.30am – 11.00am

An overview of the NI economy, including the role of the Windsor Framework

Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson
Head of Public Affairs
NI Chamber of Commerce

11.00am – 11.30am

Practical customs guidance for businesses in Northern Ireland

Matthew Boutros, Derry Bros Customs Clearance

Matthew Boutros
Customs Manager
Derry Bros Customs Clearance

11.30am - 11.45am REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.45am – 12.15pm

Green technology and opportunities for wholesalers: the contractors' view

Gary Parker Head of Technical Standards at the ECA

Gary Parker
Head of Technical Standards
Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA)

12.15pm – 12.45pm

Welcome to the EDATA data pool: free access to high quality product data that saves you time and money

Richard Appleton, Head of Digitalisation, at the EDA

Richard Appleton
Head of Digitalisation
EDA

Ian Hunter from Electrium Sales

Ian Hunter
Head of Sales and Marketing
Electrium Sales Ltd (A Siemens Company)

Robbie McEntaggart, Intact iQ Technical Strategist

Robbie McEnteggart
Technical Strategist
Intact Software

12.45pm - 1.45pm LUNCH

1.45pm – 2.15pm

How to attract and retain staff

Tracy Hewett

Tracy Hewett
Head of Education and Training
EDA

Tom Jones, Channel Partner Director, Kempston Controls

Tom Jones
Channel Partner Director
Kempston Controls

2.15pm – 3.30pm

The keys to leading motivation in challenging times

Jo-Creed-of-Beyond-Training-Solutions

Jo Creed
Director, Facilitator and Trainer
J & S Development Services Ltd

3.30pm FINAL QUESTIONS FOLLOWED BY AFTERNOON TEA AND CONTINUED NETWORKING

Details

Date:
Wednesday 17th April
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Organiser

EDA
Phone:
020 3141 7350
Email:
info@eda.org.uk

Venue

Titanic Hotel Belfast, Northern Ireland
Titanic Hotel Belfast Queen's Road, Titanic Quarter,
Belfast, Northern Ireland BT3 9DT
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Website:
https://www.titanichotelbelfast.com/