Limerick Chamber set to give insight into local business trends

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Limerick Chamber set to give insight into local business trends

Chamber chief executive Dee Ryan

A SPECIAL insight into spending and marketing trends will take place on Tuesday afternoon in the Savoy Hotel.

The Limerick Chamber has teamed up with AIB for the event, which kicks off at 2.30pm.

A range of industry experts will provide an overview across a range of topics, with David McCarthy, AIB, outlining how anonymous and aggregated data can be used to help business customers tailor their offerings.

Orla O’Connor will outline how Limerick.ie grew to one million visitors in 2018, while Gerrard Roche, the chief superintendent with An Garda Siochana will outline the initiatives and programmes being run to help businesses protect their premises, goods and assets.

Lastly David Fitzsimons, Retail Excellence Ireland will speak about the latest thinking and initiatives being trialled to address challenges faced by retailers.

“AIB are delighted to partner with Limerick Chamber to provide guests of the event with useful and up to date statistical insights on the Hospitality & Tourism Sector in Ireland and will also specifically provide insights for the Clare / Limerick market. AIB are using data to inform ourselves and our customers on trends in the various subsectors of hospitality and tourism. As the largest lender to this sector in Ireland, we continue to support existing and new customers to achieve their business goals and ambitions,” said Mr McCarthy.

Chamber chief executive Dee Ryan added: “The event, which is open for non-members as well as members to attend, is designed to arm our local retail and hospitality sector with powerful information that they can use to develop their businesses in 2019.”

For more information on Tuesday’s event, which is free to attend, telephone 061-415180, or visit www.limerickchamber.ie.