What's happening 2016?
Travel safely and comfortably with Airporter this winter. The Airporter Winter timetable starts as early as 0400 Monday to Saturday, and has additional services on a Sunday evening – making it easier than ever to travel with Airporter for work and leisure. Book online at www.airporter.co.uk
New Year Message from the President
The New Year begins with good news. Progress is being made on Derry’s key roads to Belfast (the A6) and to Dublin (the A5). We thank the politicians for, at last, moving the schemes forward. The Chamber of Commerce looks forward to the day when businesses and the people of Derry have fast transport connections to both of this island’s capital cities. Those links are essential to improving this city’s prosperity. Continue reading...

Speed Networking
Date: Tuesday 26th January     Time: 5.30pm - 7pm   Venue: Maldron Hotel
The first Speed Networking event of the year takes place on Tuesday 26th January 2016. This is the perfect opportunity for our members to develop contacts and potentially grow their business. The event is free to members, just click HERE to register.
This event is kindly sponsored by:

Digital Workshop Series

These workshops are kindly sponsored by:

Social Media 101

Date: Thursday 28th January   Time: 4pm - 6pm   
Venue: Chamber Offices   
Cost: £20+VAT Members (£30 +VAT Non Members)
Kevin Ward, Managing Director of Digital Jackanory will give members an overview of the different social media platforms that are out there. Kevin will help participants to identify the best social media channels for your business and target audience and how to use these for maximum benefit.
Kevin has a background in working with SME’s delivering digital media & marketing training for North West Regional College, Enterprise North West and Derry City Council. Kevin has previously worked as a business mentor and currently manages multiple social media accounts and websites for local businesses. Book HERE

Successfully selling your digital brand - Content management
Date: Thursday 4th February   Time: 4pm - 6pm   
Venue: Chamber Offices   
Cost: £20+VAT Members (£30 +VAT Non Members)
In the world of online business and social marketing, content is king. Facilitated by Matthew Scott, Co-Founder and CEO of Navada Group this workshop will look at how to tell the story of your brand in a digital world helping to build relationships with your target audience and drive demand.
Matthew has 17 years in Digital Media Communications, is a former Director of Ten Alps – Sir Bob Geldof’s multimedia PLC and has developed numerous award-winning models and applications in Digital Media and Marketing, including innovations in Hyperlocal News, Web TV, Mobile TV and Feature Films... Book HERE
Making the most from your website 
Date: 11/02/2016  Time: 4pm - 6pm  
Venue: Chamber Offices  
Cost: £20+VAT Members (£30 +VAT Non Members)
Get your website generating business. Is your website generating sale enquires for your business on a regular basis? Denis Finnegan, Digital strategist of Finn Media will walk you through how to design and edit your website that in order to appeal to your target market. He will also explain how to develop strategies to generate quality leads. Book HERE
Cafe Conversations with Professor Paddy Nixon
Date: Wednesday 3rd February   Time: 9am - 10am   Venue: The Sandwich Co

After a successful series last year, Cafe Conversations are back and they begin with Vice Chancellor of Ulster University, Professor Paddy Nixon. Hear about his plans for the Magee campus University. Book HERE

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Energy Conference - Powering Business in the North West

Date: Tuesday 23rd February   Time: 10am - 12.30 pm   Venue: The City Hotel
As local businesses currently pay the second highest electricity rates in Europe, the energy market in Northern Ireland is continuing to have an effect on business success, competitiveness and local investment. This conference will look at the current situation in this sector, the changes being introduced to meet the European Union’s target model and what this will mean for businesses.
Speakers at this event include Robin McCormick Director of Operations, Planning & Innovation at SONI Ltd, Jenny Pyper Chief Executive of the Utility Regulator and Kathy Graham, Interim Director of Policy, at the Consumer Council.
With local energy companies also on hand to discuss products and services with attendees this will be a highly informative and important event for your 2016 calendar.
Book your place HERE

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