Member Forum on Brexit

Posted 24 Sep, 2019

The Member Forum on Brexit was held on 23rd September 2019.

With less than 40 days to go to the 31st October deadline, Members were updated on preparations for the EU Exit from Department of the Economy along with the different supports and initiatives that are available to help organisations prepares for the implications, especially in the case of a No Deal.

Tourism NI and Tourism Ireland spoke about their preparations both from the perspective of dealing with preceptions of the EU Exit on travel to Northern Ireland and supporting organisations to prepare.

A number of actions came out of the Member Forum:

  1. TNI and TI to share the FAQ's they have developed for the Trade
  2. NITA and the Councils to be utilised as a conduit to improve communications with the Department, TNI and TI
  3. NITA will work with members to collate evidence to be used with Migration Advisory Committee consultation on salary thresholds
  4. NITA to develop a set of messages for a campaign to raise the visibility and understanding of the importance of the Tourism economy in NI.

The presentations from the different speakers are available to download below.