Business First May-June 2017 Business First May 2017 - Page 23

Innovation is key by George Fleming, president of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce erry is blessed with some of Northern Ireland’s most entrepreneurial and innovative companies. The annual business awards from the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce and the City Centre Initiative have recognised some of the best examples of these, including in recent years AE Global, Learning Pool and Airporter. My priority in my year as President of the Londonderry Chamber is to promote the spirit of enterprise even more. But enterprise doesn’t just happen. New businesses evolve through a process that will typically include an idea, confidence, 62f6R&V֗6W2&WB66W72( 2@6gFV&FW"BbVF&rg&ЧVRvfR&VVFW&RBFRBFRw&VFVG2b7V66W76gV6琦&RB&RFFRvƖ"V6֖2FW@&&VfW&V6W2F( B&W"6F@VFW'&6^( W"6&W"b6W&6RVFW'7FG0vBWr'W6W76W2VVB( 2'WB6v@vRVVBFFFV'VBW"6V6ג66WVVFǒvVFR6&W"&V6VFǐfVBFWr6G6VG&R&V֗6W2vP6VFVBvFW"ff6W2( fFइV.( &fFr7V&F76Rf"Vp6W2vRfRFRF26V7FvFW F&G2FRW"6GG'W7B *G6Vb@f"&fB'W6W72FBV2&VvVW&FR@ǒFR667V7G2bFW'''WB6G066BV6֖2V'BआVVVvWFR6VbWV7WFfRbFPW"6GG'W7B62FB7W'Bf"FPfFV"2W7B'BbG26֗FV@F7G&VwFVrFR6V6ג( FvF&VvFRV'2FRW"6GG'W7B2667FVFǒVVB6'W6W76W2FR6G'WGFpg&7G'V7GW&R6RF7W'Bw&wF( Ч6RW2( Ė6V7FvFFW''6G@7G&&RF7G&7B6V6vR6ffW"w& *&VB6W'f6Rf"&W6FVBFW6vW'0FRf6BFWFR6VG&R@7V&F76RFVr7&VFfW2( 6֖&ǒFRfFV"2FRFW7@fVGW&R'FW'6vFFFW''6&W"b6W&6R'&fFr76PB7&VFrW6W"g&VFǒVf&VBvPvV6W&vRFfGV2FFW7BFV2FWfVFVBVgVǒ'&rFVFg'VF( vRFW'GW&R7&VFfGBF'V@6fFV6R'WGFrFRV6W76'V7W&W26RF7FVFRFWfVVBf"6VG&W&VWW'2FW&R2fW'fRƖR&WGvVV7V66W72BfW&RvP@6VVF'&rFBvFV7W&RVPvFvBFV2&RBFWFW'&VBg&Ю( frv( "G'rv( v&r'FW'6vFFR6&W WFVG2FRG'W7N( 2&V67&72'W6W706V7F'2BFVRbvW2( 6'W6W76W2&RFRƖfV&BbW 6V6גBFRfFV"vffW"7W'FfRB6fFVF76Rf 7&VFfGFfW&6BFV2F&V6P&VƗG( ХFRf'7B67WBbFRfFV"0Vr7F'L*W&fFW"b&R266GG"( 66GG"v&2ƖR72FR&6VFR&RR( W2RbG2FWfVW'2VR&( 'W6W76W2&FRFV6VfW2'vfpv66W2Fv6WFrg&FV( 0v66&Rf"WRV27FfG6W762"vgBfV6W'2( 'WBf'7BFRW6W'2fRFvF6FP'W6W7>( 2FV6V6G2Bv"6RFPW6W"6FV72FR66RFvFFV"g&VG2FWFv&RFW&W7FVB( ХFR'W6W7>( 2&WFrWV7WFfRVV vVFG3( 66GG"V676W2f&F&vWFVB&WFrF&VvvǐVvvrGfW'F6rFf&( vBW266GG"VVR2FBN( 2g&VPf"W6W'2FBVvvRvFFV ffW&FR'&G2( f"'W6W76W2N( 2g&W6FVFffW&V@&6BWrfVVRFBV&W0FVF&FRFV6VfW2FWr@W7Fr7W7FW'2( Ф66GG.( 2f'7BbV"bG&Fr@6vVL*W&RFS&Vv7FW&V@'W6W76W2VB&RF3cW'2`FV6V6G2G2FVFW'2v&WGvVVFVv#cB&W2&Vv7FW&VB'W6W76W26VFR`FW''( 2&vW7B67VW,*f6r6W2vFV6bFB66V7F"6vVL*WVVB'6&W"6F7G266GG"2pWFrG2&V67&72FRvR`&VBBFRTffR7FfbB66GG"&RVFW"#R@VvvVBFV"f'7B'W6W72fVGW&R( ėN( 2'FBf"W2FFR&60W'6VfW2v^( &RV&rBRVVBFG'Fw2WBFrvBv&2( W066GG"4TVv6f( ėN( 2&VVVvRGfFvRfrFP6&W"FW&RvVvRVVBWG&&B`Gf6^( 'WBFRfFV"2W7BRWPbFR6&W.( 2f7W2VG&W&VWW'6vR6fRFǒVG&W&VWW'67F&w&RF&Vvv66&W"V&W'2f6BW"7B7V66W76gV6'W6W76W2TD$UTDPW"6&W"b6W&6P&V2f7W6VBW"6&PW'6Rv62F&fFP6W'f6W2FW"V&W'2'W@F&VvW"7FfFW2F&FPVG&W&VWW'6vR&RVpF7&VFRWrvVW&F`VFW'&6W2B'W6W76W2FRVFW'2bFW6R6W2&RF72vBFWfRV&B6&pvVFvRWW'F6RBF2FVvW f&2FW6R&R6'W6W76W2FB7F'FV@6'WBfRw&v&vR( 2V&r''FW"Rv&Bגvf&ФfV֖rw&fR7FVBf6G2'W6W76W2FBfRGFVFVBFRWfVG0fRFW67&&VBFV27&FvFWfW'f6BgVǒ&VBFR'FvW7B&Vv6VvR@V7FW"VfW'6G( 2vVR6W2&R67FfVǒVvvVBvFFRVG&W&VWW'67F&w&R6V7FvFFP6&W"'&fFrG&rBVGV6FF7W'BBFWfV6'W6W76W2W"6&W"b6W&6R&V0f7W6VBW"6&RW'6Rv62F&fFR6W'f6W2FW"V&W'2'W@F&VvW"7FfFW2F&FPVG&W&VWW'6vR&RVrF7&VFRWrvVW&FbVFW'&6W2@'W6W76W2FBv&7BV6֖27FfGFR6GB&Vv7G&VwFVr6f&2@FW"7FVFW'2bB6&GV6W2WpvVW&Fb6&W"V&W'2FVFB0FFVBvV6R&W2wwr'W6W76f'7FƖR6V#