Wirral Business News Issue Two - Page 11


Wirral Chamber appoint Gemma Nichols as Head of Visitor Economy

Gemma joins the team from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race where she gained global destination and events management skills. She also brings with her a creative and strategic vision in terms of the development of the Wirral brand and destination.

Gemma says, “it's an exciting time to be joining the team here at Wirral Chamber of Commerce. Being a resident of the Wirral and having grown up here I have a passion to ensure that the region develops and comes to life with a variety of events which impact positively upon the local economy.

I am looking forward to working with and supporting Wirral’s Visitor Economy Network strategically in order to support their growth.”

Gemma and the team are now working on the plans for June’s Wirral Visitor Economy Network Forum event. This event will create the platform to facilitate information sharing throughout the network. The content and feel of the event will be different to previous events giving the WVENa fresh outlook on things to come within the network.

To find out more about the event and joining the Wirral Visitor Economy network contact Tanya Leary by email here.

Wirral Chamber of Commerce have appointed Gemma Nichols as Head of Visitor Economy.

Gemma Nichols

Energy and Environment Forum

Tom Kelly, chair of the Energy and Environment Forum, and director of Inteb Managed Services welcomed the group of 40 delegates to The Lauries for the third forum meeting of the year.

Ørsted UK gave an update on their work in the UK covering the past ten years. The update, presented by Natasha Nanuck, StakeHolder Relations for Ørsted, covered their brand change, their work in the Liverpool City Region, and how they’ve opened up their supply chain to the UK. Natasha went on to say, “Innovation and creativity in our supply chain makes it easier for us to do more here in the UK.

Pedro Rivera, Project Manager, Inventya Solutions LCR Future Energy shared news on the support offered by LCR Future Energy. They can offer funding for consultancy, trade shows and support to help break into new markets.

The Energy & Environment Forum concluded with Jonathan Quinn, the Vice

Chair, the MD of Blockwalls,

asking key questions which included: what support do our members need in terms of up and coming business opportunities and how can members collaborate to take advantage of opportunities.

The next forum meeting is due to take place in September.

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