Speaking at Cork Chamber’s annual dinner this evening, Chamber President Paula Cogan called for political and business support for Cork to become European Green Capital by 2025.
Held in Cork City Hall, the black-tie event was attended by over 1,000 leading business and political representatives. Phillip King, curator, musician and film director, was keynote speaker at the event.Setting a target of European Capital by 2025, Paula Cogan, President of the Chamber said:
“In 2025 Cork should celebrate the
Cork Emerging Company of the Year 2020 is WorkVivoCork SME Company of the Year 2020 is AnaBioCork Large Company of the Year 2020 is Crest SolutionsCork Corporate of the Year 2020 is Irish DistillersThe most innovative of Cork businesses were tonight presented with the prestigious Cork Company of the Year Awards 2020 at Cork Chamber’s Annual Dinner held in Cork City Hall.
Over 1,000 people, including leading industry and political figures, celebrated the winners at the dinner.
Run in association with
PRESS RELEASESustainable Cork Fund LaunchedToday Cork Chamber in partnership with Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) proudly launch the Sustainable Cork Fund. The fund of €200,000 is the outcome of a Cork Chamber funding drive to raise €100,000 through the support of the Cork business community, with match funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development Dormant Accounts Fund. Paula Cogan, President of Cork Chamber, speaking at the launch, “As a Chamber we have a platform that unites,
The Firkin Crane is seeking expressions of interest from experienced individuals to join its Board of Directors. A not-for-profit organisation, the Firkin Crane in Cork promotes and creatively engages in advancing dance as an art form.
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The final economic trends survey of 2019 reports on member experiences during October, November and December. The survey, sponsored by Ulster Bank, asked the thoughts of the Cork business community on Q4 2019, and the outlook for the year ahead on business confidence, the operating landscape, skills and the overall perspectives on the economy, while also delving into the role of placemaking for Cork.
In announcing the results, Cork Chamber President Paula Cogan commented, “Quality of life for citizens
Urban Living and HousingSustainable & Public TransportInfrastructureA Green Ireland An Attractive Business EnvironmentLaunching its election manifesto, Cork Chamber has called on the next Government to prioritise the delivery of brownfield urban housing, sustainable transport, infrastructure and renewable energy.
Commenting, Chamber President, Paula Cogan, said:“A Minister for City Regions is needed for the incoming Government to drive a progressive urban agenda and ensure that our cities are
Kearys Motor Group have been announced as the headline sponsor of the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner 2020.
The announcement was made by Kearys Motor Group Chairman, Bill Keary,“We are delighted to sponsor the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner and look forward to launching our ambitious plans for electric vehicles at this prestigious event in February.”
This is the first year of a 3-year association between Cork Chamber and Kearys Motor Group, which will highlight their focus on sustainability through electric
Tánaiste, Ministers, Lord Mayor, Mayor of Cork County, Leader of the Opposition, members of the Oireachtas, Distinguished Guests, fellow members of Cork Chamber, Ladies and Gentlemen, as President of Cork Chamber you are all most welcome.
We come together tonight to celebrate the progress of 200 years, and to discuss our vision for the future. As a UCC history graduate, I am proud to say that John Cogan a city Vintner was elected to the first Chamber committee in 1819 and I continue that link tonight in
Thomas Mc Hugh – Director of Public Affairs, Cork Chamber
The development of large-scale renewable energy generation is critical to Ireland’s competitiveness, climate credentials and international reputation as a progressive state.
In the context of the deepening climate crisis, and the phased decommissioning of an ageing fleet of coal and peat fired energy facilities, the time has come to invest in progressive sustainable technologies that can dramatically decarbonise our grid.
We’ve had success with
A new book ‘Championing Cork’ chronicles the history of city region and that of the Chamber, which was founded 200 years ago on 8th November 1819.
Early last year, local historian Cllr. Kieran McCarthy was commissioned to research the history of the Chamber, and the book was launched at a dinner to celebrate the Chamber’s anniversary last week.
This book draws on the Chamber’s records in Cork City and County Archives and from its press coverage over two hundred years. It highlights the big stories of
Digital Champions were celebrated at this year’s Cork Digital Marketing Awards held at the Cork International Hotel.
In a room full of inspiring digital transformers, the Awards presented by MC Sinead Kennedy recognised the innovative and creative approaches that businesses are bringing to all digital platforms.
All facets of digital marketing were recognised, with awards including Best in Content Creation, Best Social Media Team and awards for individual channels from Website to Instagram. Paula
The third economic trends survey of 2019 reports on member experiences during July, August and September, gathering information to assess business confidence, and the operating landscape, national economy, skills, and threats to business growth. The Q3 survey included a specific focus on business competitiveness in relation to public transport priorities, and business insurance.
Cork Chamber President Paula Cogan, “Budget 2020 was a conservative budget in the face of Brexit uncertainty. The business
PRESS RELEASE New report looking at viability and affordability of apartment building finds the price of new apartments beyond reach for many workersImmediate Government action will be needed to address the shortage of affordable apartments in citiesA new report commissioned by Cork Chamber and the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and produced by EY-DKM Economic Advisory has found that the cost of construction of new apartments is significantly beyond viability and is threatening future economic