On Saturday 15th October 2016, Parliament Buildings at Stormont was the setting for a Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) Conferring Ceremony.
Almost 100 guests were in attendance where 17 people were awarded Chartered membership and nine members were upgraded to Fellow membership of the Institute.
Ivan McCarthy FCIOB, Trustee of the CIOB was the special guest. During his address he spoke about the significance of CIOB qualifications in helping to increase professional standards throughout the construction industry. He also highlighted the exciting range of professional career opportunities that are available.
David Little FCIOB, Chair of the CIOB in Ireland’s Governing Council took the opportunity to remind the attendees that membership of the CIOB is becoming an increasingly sought-after qualification for not just individuals, but also for companies to help demonstrate professionalism.
Gerard Graham MCIOB, Chair of the CIOB in Ireland’s Northern Centre hosted the ceremony and concluded by thanking all the attendees including their families for making the occasion such a success.
The CIOB would like to extent its thanks to Patsy McGlone MLA for facilitating the event.