Wexford Chamber

 

Karl-FitzpatrickKarl is the immediate Past President of Wexford Chamber of Commerce.

Wexford Chamber promotes the economic and social development of the Wexford business community. The Chamber is focused on putting Wexford on the national agenda, supporting the SME sector and helping Wexford businesses on the pathway to growth and profitability. This is achieved by facilitating over 70 member events per annum, which includes the annual Wexford Business Awards, the Wexford Business Expo and the Love Fashion, Love Wexford event.

Karl joined the board of Wexford Chamber in 2010 and plays an active role in contributing to the continued growth of the Chamber by organising and chairing B2B networking events, innovating the annual Wexford Business Expo and assisting in the creation of strategic plans.

Karl is responsible for organising the annual Wexford Business Expo. The South East’s largest business expo attracted over 1,000 attendees and supported over 100 exhibitors. Karl continues to innovate this event each year by adding features such as the Angels Den, The Midas Touch, Speed Networking, Business Connections Wall, Interactive Workshops and Meet the Buyer.

Karl served as President of Wexford Chamber from December 2015 – December 2015. During his tenure, Karl supported the Chamber CEO with implementing their ambitious business strategy for the Chamber, which was focused on attracting growing retailers to Wexford Town, securing Purple Flag accreditation for Wexford Town, attracting Foreign Direct Investment into County Wexford and tackling the issue of access to credit for SME’s.

Karl continues to serve on the board of Wexford Chamber.