Local businesses to take part in networking event in London tomorrow evening

A number of local businesses will be in attendance at the ‘Sligo Comes to London’ event which takes place at the Bloomsbury Hotel in the English capital tomorrow evening.

The event brings together business, community and civic leaders from Sligo with UK-based business leaders and professionals with strong connections to both Sligo and the North West of Ireland.

Members of the Sligo Chamber of Commerce, Sligo County Council, the Western Development Commission and the British/Irish Chamber of Commerce will also be there.

A number of Sligo based businesses will present and display their wares including Ballymote’s own White Hag Brewing Company and the Sligo Food Trail group.

Main speakers will include Kingsley Aikins, Founder of Diaspora Matters, a global training and consultancy company who also has strong Sligo connections. President of IT Sligo Dr Brendan McCormack will also address the event.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, Andy Rogers, Consultant Director of the British/Irish Chamber of Commerce and Ballymote native, says the evening is all about promoting the best of what Sligo and the North West has to offer.