Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 1 March 2015

In Pictures: CBI Northern Ireland Annual Dinner 2014

Jacinta Parkhill, Claire Bonner and Moya Neeson
Jacinta Parkhill, Claire Bonner and Moya Neeson
Richard Edwards, Diane Woodside and Nick McCafferty
PhilPolack, Brian Donaldson and Laurence Donegan
Lorda Rana and Sir Mike Rake
Martin Pitt, Robin McCormick and David Manning
Damian Wilson, Eleanor McAvoy and Kevin Kingston
Alan McAlister, Stephen Cross and Paul McMullan
Pictured left to right are: Darren Lemon, General Manager of Eircom UK; Sir Mike Rake ,CBI President; Colin Walsh, CBI Northern Ireland Chairman and Adrian Doran, Barclays Head of Corporate Banking in Northern Ireland.
Pictured left to right are: Darren Lemon, General Manager of Eircom UK; Sir Mike Rake ,CBI President; Colin Walsh, CBI Northern Ireland Chairman and Adrian Doran, Barclays Head of Corporate Banking in Northern Ireland.
Sarah Little, Duncan McCausland and Paola Pontarollo
Graham Isdale and Paul Terrington
David Crawford, Martin Murdock, Gerry Mallon, Ivan McMinn and Peter Dixon
Martin Murdock, Gerry Mallon and Ivan McMinn
Kieron McGuire, Ger Conroy, Noel Brady, Gareth Thompson and Trevor Campbell.
Ken O'Neill, Nick Reid, Marie McHugh, Paul Humphreys and Michael McQuillan
Sandra Overend MLA and Judith Cochrane MLA and the CBA annual dinner
Joan Smith, Charlotte King and Norman McKinkley
Duncan McCausland and Darach McQuaid
Alex Atwood MLA, Brendan Mulgrew and David Manning
Barry Smyth, Oonagh O'Reilly and Chris James
David Watters, David Mills and Davy Elliott
Ivan McMinn, Sinead McGrath, Nigel McIlwaine and Richard Gray
Simon Campbell, Robert Gibson, Colin Feely and Louise Kelly
Peter Rainey, Peter Johnston, Alastair Polack, Arthur Dodds and Gary McDonald
Sharon O'Connor, David Thompson and Judith Totten
Shane Haslem, Diane Giles, Valerie Meek and Martin Daly

CBI Northern Ireland has held its 2014 Annual Dinner tonight at The Ramada Plaza, Belfast.

CBI  Chair Colin Walsh urged the Northern Ireland Executive to set aside recent political difficulties and focus on tackling key challenges such as education and skills, public sector reform and energy.

The evening also included a keynote address from Sir Mike Rake, CBI President. The event was attended by over 500 senior business leaders and political representatives from across Northern Ireland.

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