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From back row: (Row 1) Marcus Isherwood, Creative Media; Dermot Dornan, Evron Foods; (Row 2) Gareth Reilly, SpringCo; Damian Lambe, SpringCo; Dominic Downey, Evron Foods; Jim Erskine, CCP Gransden; Fergus Wallace, inphoActive; (Row 3) Ciaran O’Hare, Aurion Learning; Noleen Turner, Aurion Learning; Dominic Darby, Finnebrogue; Michael Smith, CCP Gransden; (Row 4) Jose Calixto, Carton Care; Joanna Calixto, Carton Care; Peter Smith, Cunningham Covers; Dave Cunningham, Cunningham Covers; Ade Benson, Cordiners Millcraft; (Row 5) Irwin Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; Allan Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; (Row 6) Andy Barr, Marturion; Marcus Hunter, McElwaine Group; (Row 7) Alistair Bann, Marlborough Engineering; Maurice Kettyle, Kettyle Irish Foods; Michael Caulfield, Intelesens; John McElwaine, McElwaine Group; Paul Stewart, Richmond Repro; Dave Stewart, Richmond Repro; (Row 8) Mark O’Kane, Marlborough Engineering; Liam Nellis, InterTradeIreland; Arlene Foster, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; Stephen Ellis, Marturion; Suzy Armstrong, Cordiners Millcraft; Ashley McKinley, Nichem Pools & Leisure Darryl Mooney

From back row: (Row 1) Marcus Isherwood, Creative Media; Dermot Dornan, Evron Foods; (Row 2) Gareth Reilly, SpringCo; Damian Lambe, SpringCo; Dominic Downey, Evron Foods; Jim Erskine, CCP Gransden; Fergus Wallace, inphoActive; (Row 3) Ciaran O’Hare, Aurion Learning; Noleen Turner, Aurion Learning; Dominic Darby, Finnebrogue; Michael Smith, CCP Gransden; (Row 4) Jose Calixto, Carton Care; Joanna Calixto, Carton Care; Peter Smith, Cunningham Covers; Dave Cunningham, Cunningham Covers; Ade Benson, Cordiners Millcraft; (Row 5) Irwin Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; Allan Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; (Row 6) Andy Barr, Marturion; Marcus Hunter, McElwaine Group; (Row 7) Alistair Bann, Marlborough Engineering; Maurice Kettyle, Kettyle Irish Foods; Michael Caulfield, Intelesens; John McElwaine, McElwaine Group; Paul Stewart, Richmond Repro; Dave Stewart, Richmond Repro; (Row 8) Mark O’Kane, Marlborough Engineering; Liam Nellis, InterTradeIreland; Arlene Foster, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; Stephen Ellis, Marturion; Suzy Armstrong, Cordiners Millcraft; Ashley McKinley, Nichem Pools & Leisure Darryl Mooney

From back row: (Row 1) Marcus Isherwood, Creative Media; Dermot Dornan, Evron Foods; (Row 2) Gareth Reilly, SpringCo; Damian Lambe, SpringCo; Dominic Downey, Evron Foods; Jim Erskine, CCP Gransden; Fergus Wallace, inphoActive; (Row 3) Ciaran O’Hare, Aurion Learning; Noleen Turner, Aurion Learning; Dominic Darby, Finnebrogue; Michael Smith, CCP Gransden; (Row 4) Jose Calixto, Carton Care; Joanna Calixto, Carton Care; Peter Smith, Cunningham Covers; Dave Cunningham, Cunningham Covers; Ade Benson, Cordiners Millcraft; (Row 5) Irwin Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; Allan Armstrong, CIGA Healthcare; (Row 6) Andy Barr, Marturion; Marcus Hunter, McElwaine Group; (Row 7) Alistair Bann, Marlborough Engineering; Maurice Kettyle, Kettyle Irish Foods; Michael Caulfield, Intelesens; John McElwaine, McElwaine Group; Paul Stewart, Richmond Repro; Dave Stewart, Richmond Repro; (Row 8) Mark O’Kane, Marlborough Engineering; Liam Nellis, InterTradeIreland; Arlene Foster, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; Stephen Ellis, Marturion; Suzy Armstrong, Cordiners Millcraft; Ashley McKinley, Nichem Pools & Leisure Darryl Mooney

The Government has been urged to introduce radical relaxations of procurement and rates policies for small businesses to support entrepreneurs whose expertise can help kickstart Northern Ireland’s economy.

Belfast Telegraph