Wed 20th May 2015
Lookers chief addresses 2015 Growing Something Brilliant Conference
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) hosted its third Growing Something Brilliant conference on 19 May 2015 at Titanic Belfast.
The event, which was held in partnership with SSE Airtricity and First Trust Bank, was aimed at current or potential exporters and featured keynote speaker Andy Bruce, Group Chief Executive of Lookers. With an annual turnover of over £3 billion, Lookers operates a national network of car dealerships, featuring a wide range of car makes, including the volume brands Vauxhall and Renault, amongst others.
Also for the first time since the initial Growing Something Brilliant conference in 2013, overseas regional experts from China, India and Central and Eastern Europe provided information and advice on the opportunities available in their respective markets.
A panel of industry experts comprising Owen Brennan, Executive Chairman at Devenish Nutrition; Patrick Joy, Director at Suretank Group; Elaine Patterson, Sales Director at Ulster Carpets and Ashley Piggott, Managing Director of AJ Power, also revealed how their companies have achieved unrivalled success in export markets.
A short video from the event is available below: