Collins McNicholas to Sponsor Sligo Chamber Annual Dinner
Sligo Chamber are delighted to announce that Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group are coming on board as the main sponsor for the second year running of the Sligo Chamber Annual Dinner which will be held in the Radisson Hotel on Saturday 8th November.
Antoinette O’Flaherty, Regional Manager with Collins McNicholas, speaking at the launch of the event said “Collins McNicholas have had a long association with Sligo Chamber and we are very proud to be the main sponsor for this event again in 2014. Collins McNicholas have worked on a number of projects with Sligo Chamber during the course of the year, all aimed at Helping Sligo Grow. Through collaborative participation in economic development projects, Collins McNicholas is playing its part in delivering a better future for all of County Sligo”.
Catriona Walshe, President of Sligo Chamber welcomed the announcement saying “The Chamber is delighted to have Collins McNicholas as our main sponsor again in 2014. Collins McNicholas have been to the forefront in the Chamber’s Invest Sligo programme and are our partners in ‘Helping Sligo Grow’. Through their sponsorship, the Chamber looks forward to a really enjoyable evening at what is one of the highlights of our social calendar”.
The guest speaker on the evening is John Concannon, Director of Market Development for Failte Ireland. A Sligo native, John was selected as Irish “Marketer of the Year” in 2011 for his work marketing Ireland as a holiday destination, and was nominated again in 2013 as the Creator of “The Gathering Ireland 2013”.
Paul Keyes, CEO of Sligo Chamber said “Tourism is already playing a fundamental role in the economic development of County Sligo. Recent experiences such as the Team Sligo marketing campaign, the hosting of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, the Tidy Towns initiative and the development of the Wild Atlantic Way all contribute towards a growing awareness of the untapped economic potential of tourism in our County and Region. John has been to the forefront of tourism development in Ireland and we look forward to learning from his insights into a vital sector of our economy”.