EventsFeedThis feed shows all Events on the Enterprise Ireland Websiteuuid:150fb364-6287-4438-963a-92d386bf9165;id=1942014-10-21T11:21:37+01:00info@enterprise-ireland.com3941NAFSA 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002015-05-24T00:00:00+01:00Education in Ireland, the proud premier sponsor of NAFSA 2015, will be joined in Boston by over 20 of Ireland's top universities and colleges.3919Mobile World Congress 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002015-03-02T00:00:00ZMobile World Contgress (MWC) is a combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from around the world.3921Aviation MRO Show, Russia 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002015-02-26T00:00:00ZThe MRO Russia 2015 conference and exhibition (organised by ATO Events - http://events.ato.ru/eng/events/mro) is the only event of its kind and scale in the CIS region dedicated entirely to MRO services. The Show proved its status of a must-visit event for both local MRO professionals and international companies aspiring to sell into Russia and CIS. The event audience features technical and engineering management of airlines, MRO providers and component suppliers, aircraft manufacturers.3985Arab Health 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002015-01-26T00:00:00ZArab Health is known as the second largest general health care exhibition. Arab Health will have over 132,500 visitors, 4000 exhibitors & 18 different conferences over the 4 days. 3983Showcase Ireland 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002015-01-18T00:00:00ZShowcase Ireland will take place from Sunday 18 January to Wednesday 21 January 2015. Showcase is Ireland's largest international trade show with over 5,000 retail buyers including 1,000 travelling from over 26 countries. Showcase offers buyers the opportunity to source products from over 430 exhibitors. Showcase features innovative and design-led craft, gift, lifestyle, fashion and jewellery with exciting runway shows illustrating the best of Irish fashion.3959Finance 4 Growth: Budget 2015 & Eurozone Update2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-12-10T00:00:00ZThis workshop will be an update on the economic status of the Eurozone and the main implications for an exporting SME of Budget 2015.3971Forging New Ground in the IT for Pharma and Biotech Market Growth opportunities for Irish Software and Service Companies2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-12-04T00:00:00ZIrish Software and Service provider with IT for Pharma Solutuions have a lot of opportunity for growth within this changing international market.The Aim of the seminar is to bring together key thought leaders to share views on the currrent trends in the UK/ Benelux and enable a discussion among the c-level owners managers on how to best to Respond.3989Innovation Showcase 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-12-02T00:00:00ZThe Innovation Showcase is the first gathering of all Irish State-supported research centres and technology centres. This event is for industry in Ireland and the aim is to give you an insight into the excellent scientific research and game-changing technologies being developed in these 37 State-supported centres. The Big Ideas – investor ready start-up showcase is a key component of this event.3988Living and Lifestyle Trend Forecasts for 2015/20162014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-27T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland is delighted to announce a new Living and Lifestyle Trends Forecast 2015/2016. Trend presentations will focus on Consumer Products covering interior, textiles, print/graphics, product design, packaging and trends applied to interior and lifestyle markets and include insights into exclusive colour palettes and product selections. The Living and Lifestyle Trend Forecasts are scheduled to take place in November at the Arthur Ryan Retail Centre, DIT. 3759Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-27T00:00:00ZWhile Irish companies continue to achieve record levels of sales in global markets, the ever increasing number of multinational companies based in Ireland continues to provide further revenue opportunities. The first Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland, lead by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mr Richard Bruton, will see Enterprise Ireland focus its proven marketing expertise on hosting a number of networking events which will provide Irish manufacturing and service companies with the ideal occasion to consolidate and develop relationships with key buyers in a wide variety of sectors. Start Date: 27/11/2014 Finish date: 28/11/2014 Contact: Tom Talbot Phone: (01) 727 2731 3677CEO Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-26T00:00:00ZThe CEO Forum is jointly sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and Deloitte. The Forum is now one of the principal business conferences held in Ireland. It is by invitation only and in recent years has attracted an audience of 350-400 senior Irish business people.3979Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-26T00:00:00ZEnterprise START Workshop - Arklow 26th & 27th November 2014. If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available when starting a business. 3976Exploring Exporting Workshop Wexford2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-25T00:00:00ZThis workshop is designed to equip Irish companies with the knowledge to truly master the fundamentals for developing a sustainable export strategy. The aim is to improve your understanding of: - The challenges of exporting; - The fundamentals and principles of exporting; - Taking a systematic approach in preparing to export; - Assessing export opportunities; - How to articulate a clear company message and a well-defined business proposition. Each workshop will focus on the process and skills required to identify, develop and build an effective export strategy.3783Market Development Mission to Perth and Brisbane 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-24T00:00:00Z With access to international Oil, Gas, Mining and Mining services companies in both Western Australia and Queensland as well their civil engineering and construction partners, the 2014 Engineering and Construction Market Development Mission to Perth and Brisbane will enable participants to connect with Oil, Gas, Mining and Construction Majors such as Woodside, BHP, QGC and Arrow as well as their supply chain partners such as Kentz, Laing O’Rourke, KBR, Brookfield Multiplex and Thiess. The event will focus on building client knowledge of opportunities within both markets and developing a strong network to assist with market entry and development. 3995Ireland - Saudi Arabia Technology Showcase2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-23T00:00:00ZTwo day technology showcase event for Irish client companies in Financial Software, Payments, Telecoms, Enterprise Software & eLearning sectors. The event is structured to encourage high level networking, knowledge sharing, and partnership scanning (critical for success in Saudi Arabia) with Saudi technology buyers across Government, Banks, Education and Large Saudi Corporations. Events include a technology breakfast with breakout sessions and a reception at Embassy of Ireland Riyadh.3809LTE North America Conference and Exhibition2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-18T00:00:00ZMarket Study Visit to the LTE North America Conference 2014, colocated with Connected Cars 14, MVNO's Industry Summit and 5G focus day. An opportunity to learn about the latest trends in Telecoms, Cloud, Mobile & Connected Cars and to meet with Tier 1, 2 and 3 Carriers and related eco-system stakeholders.3756Trade Mission to Mexico2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-17T00:00:00ZWith a forecast GDP growth rate of 3% pa over the next few years and a positive business environment, this proposed Trade Mission offers the opportunity for companies with solutions in the areas of Finance, ICT and Industry to investigate and develop new business in this market. 3881Education Mission to India2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-15T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland will be holding 4 education fairs in India (in Chennai, Bangalore, Pune and Delhi) during November in support of 15 of Ireland's Higher Education Institutions, to promote the high quality education available in Ireland for international students. There will also be 2 workshops for agents (Chennai and Pune) to provide information and training to aid their promotion of Ireland as a destination for education. 3802Medical Technology Networking Event 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-13T00:00:00ZEI Dusseldorf will host a networking reception in Dusseldorf coinciding with the Medtec and CompaMEd tradeshow.The event will target seniorinternational decision makers from the medical technologies industry who are interested in meeting potential business partners and sourcing new technologies. 3735Financial Services & BPO Embassy Dinner2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-13T00:00:00ZNetworking dinner for senior executives of Ireland's financial technology, services and BPO suppliers and their key clients.3982Education in Ireland Mission to India2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-13T00:00:00ZMinister Damien English will travel to Bangalore and Delhi in support of Education in Ireland's work in India to recruit Indian students and extend partnerships between institutions based in both Ireland and India. The mission is aligned with the objectives of the International Education Strategy 2010-2015.3970Meet the Buyer Event: Primary Care Centre PPP Programme - Supply Chain Opportunities2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-13T00:00:00ZThe Public Procurement department in Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the National Development Finance Agency & the HSE will host a free “Meet the Buyer” event for the construction sector on 13 November in Athlone from 9.15 to 2pm. This half day event will highlight supply chain opportunities in the 14 primary care centres being constructed under Public Private Partnership programme for SMEs & microbusinesses. Attendees will find out how to become a sub-supplier to the projects and have speed meetings with the 3 short-listed bidding contractors. 3701Russian Internet Week2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-12T00:00:00ZRussian Internet Week is the leading event in online and web technologies in Russia, with over 100 discussion and round table events, extensive exhibition space and numerous networking activities. One of the most promising areas is online retail, where the market has reached $15 billion in 2012. Online Retail is one of the fastest growing industries in Russia with 25-35% annual growth rate, depending on the segment.3920AfricaCom2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-11T00:00:00ZAfrica is the fastest growing economic region in the world and a growing export destination for Irish exports. To support Enterprise Ireland’s clients export drive in the Telecommunications sector in Africa, Enterprise Ireland will organize an Ireland Pavilion at AfricaCom 2014 Conference and Exhibition taking place 11–13 November 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. This conference and exhibition is Africa’s largest gathering of high-level telecommunication policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from private sector and government. Last year over 10,000 executives and ICT professionals attended AfricaCom. 3814Market Study Visit to Indonesia2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-05T00:00:00ZIndonesia is one of Asia’s newest emerging economic giants with a GDP of USD1.2 trillion, a growth rate of 6.2% in 2013 and a population in excess of 250 million. Two sectors that are of immediate interest for many Irish companies are those of aviation and specialist construction. The programme will include briefings by Indonesian experts from government and business, as well as the sharing of experiences by Irish companies currently set up in the ASEAN region. A range of site visits will provide clients with an important insight into relevant customers, competitors, and the massive potential of the market. 3810Ad Tech: New York Trade Show - Nov 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-05T00:00:00ZEI Market Study Visit to ad:tech New York trade show: the leading digital media event in the US, attended by 9,000+ marketing and technology professionals from all over the world. EI will bring 10 digital marketing/media companies to a premier trade show in this space in the US consisting of knowledge events, buyer introductions and networking opportunities.3905Dublin Web Summit2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-04T00:00:00ZThe most influential & international tech event in Europe. The Summit 2013 showcased over 250 world-renowned speakers, 1000 exhibitors, 100 satellite events and the opening of the NASDAQ market live on stage. For three days this November, Dublin will once again become the international tech capital.3690International Conference on Ocean Energy2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-04T00:00:00ZProposed Ireland Pavilion at this International event taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Following the success of the ICOE conference in Dublin in 2012 this event provides participants with an opportunity to meet with key influencers and stakeholders within the Ocean Energy industry. 3980Export Awareness Event Wexford2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-04T00:00:00ZExport Awareness Event - 4th November 2014 This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. Participants will hear the story of Aircon Mech Ltd as told by CEO John Dempsey as the business grew to become a successful exporter. AirconMech provide a complete Mechanical and/ or Electrical service from initial design to manufacture, build and commission. The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports Enterprise Ireland and Wexford Local Enterprise Office has that support businesses wishing to explore exporting as a new business stream 3659Dairy MSV to India2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-11-03T00:00:00ZDairy Sector Market Study Visit to India3682MRO Asia 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-29T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland in Singapore is organising an In-market Business Event in Singapore to coincide with MRO Asia Trade Show in Singapore in October 2014. 3719NAJAH Higher Education Exhibition, UAE.2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-29T00:00:00ZNAJAH Education & Training exhibition is the largest education exhibition for local and international universities and training institutions interested in driving their student recruitment activities in the region.3978Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-29T00:00:00ZEnterprise START Workshop - Ashbourne 29th & 30th October If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available when starting a business. 3991Bioconnect Ireland: Biomarkers - Sensing the Future Challenges in the Road from the Bench to the Clinic2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-28T00:00:00ZThis meeting will review overall progress in biomarker development and commercialisation, and the barriers to their progress from the bench to the clinic. Industry and clinical speakers will review the complex process of converting a biochemical or genetic indicator into a medically useful tool. 3929China Education Expo 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-25T00:00:00+01:00Education in Ireland will have a national stand at the China Education Expo 2014, the premier Chinese expo for international education, to promote the high quality offer that Ireland has in higher education. China Education Expo will be held in Beijing on 25 & 26 October, Guangzhou on 28 October, Chengdu on 30 October, and Shanghai on 1 & 2 November. Education in Ireland will also be presenting at seminars in each city and taking part in the B2B networking programme in Beijing.3990KTI Knowledge Transfer Community Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-24T00:00:00+01:00Creating successful spin-out companies – negotiating the right investment. This forum will explore the do’s and don’ts of negotiating spin-outs. Investors, knowledge transfer professionals, entrepreneurs and academic founders will discuss practical and commercial realities and use real examples to highlight how and why deals go well – and why they don’t. With panel discussions and audience engagement, the forum will appeal to all those involved in commercialisation of academic research.3798MSV to 69th International Dairy Cattle Show Cremona - Italy2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-23T00:00:00+01:00The Cremona International Dairy Cattle Show is held every year in October. It is the most important trade show in Italy for breeding equipment, technologies and cattle show. Every year more than 78,000 qualified professionals attend and some 830 international brands are represented. A VIP visit to Parmalat will be organised to coincide with this event. 3740Using the Internet to Compete in International Markets2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-22T00:00:00+01:00This seminar will highlight how client companies can use the Internet to market their products and services more successfully in international markets. This event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy. 3969China Horse Fair 2014 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-22T00:00:00+01:00China Horse Fair 2014 (CHF), China’s largest trade exhibition for the professional horse sports and leisure industries, will be held in Beijing from 22-24 October 2014. Enterprise Ireland will organize an Irish National Stand at the CHF, which will brand and promote the Irish Equine Industry; six Irish companies and three state agencies (including Enterprise Ireland) plan to participate.3958Finance 4 Growth: Engage Your Bank to Drive the International Growth of your Business2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-22T00:00:00+01:00This topic will examine how you can partner with your bank to internationalise your business, exploring how and when to engage with financial institutions to avail of the various methods / financial instruments an exporting SME can use to mitigate risks associated with international trade. 3957Finance 4 Growth: Engage your Bank to Drive the International Growth of your Business2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-21T00:00:00+01:00This topic will examine how you can partner with your bank to internationalise your business, exploring how and when to engage with financial institutions to avail of the various methods / financial instruments an exporting SME can use to mitigate risks associated with international trade. 3992Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-21T00:00:00+01:00An Enterprise Start Workshop targeted at entrepreneurs with an innovative start-up idea that have the potential to be scaled up significantly. The workshop is practical, interactive and thought provoking.3795French Regional In Market Visit2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-20T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is organising a visit to Lille for client companies who are developing business in the ‘Region Nord’ of France which will include participation in and networking at the VAD Conext Show http://www.vadconext.com/home for technology companies offering solutions to the on-line Retail Industry (strong concentration of e-commerce and retail industry in this region). It is an opportunity for companies from all sectors to build on relations with customers and partners in this region, which is at the heart of Europe and very strong in logistics and e-health. 3871Trade Mission to Turkey2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-20T00:00:00+01:00To mark the opening of the new office in Istanbul, Enterprise Ireland has organised a Trade Mission to take place between the cities of Ankara and Istanbul in October, 2014. The main goal of the mission is to capitalise on the opportunities in the Turkish market, the 17th largest economy in the world and the 6th in Europe. The mission will comprise of companies from a broad range of sectors and will provide these companies with the opportunity to communicate and collaborate with one another with a view to developing future business.3974Meet the Buyer Event - Schools PPP Bundle- Supplier event with BAM PPP (Munster)2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-16T00:00:00+01:00The Public Procurement department in Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the National Development Finance Agency & BAM PPP will host a free “Meet the Buyer” event for the construction sector on Thurs 16th Oct in the Charleville Park Hotel, Co. Cork from 4pm to 7.30pm. This event will highlight supply chain opportunities for SMEs & microbusinesses with BAM PPP as they advance their work on 4 post primary schools in Clare, Tipperary, Cork and Louth. This building initiative is part of Public Private Partnership programme Attendees will find out how to become a sub supplier to the projects and have speed meetings with a team of specialists from BAM PPP.3777Selling Equipment and Services to Polish Municipalities - MSV2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-14T00:00:00+01:00EI Warsaw is organising a Market Study Visit to Poland to facilitate sales of Equipment, Products and Services to Poland's City and Regional Municipalities. The event follows canvassing of Polish Municipalities and a number of organised visits for Municipalities to Ireland. The visit will have a special focus on sales of municipal equipment, street furniture, energy saving technologies and municipal lighting solutions and will visit a number of larger muncipalities in Poland.3728Mipcom 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-13T00:00:00+01:00MIPCOM is the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Each autumn, the industry’s leaders converge in Cannes to turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of meetings, screenings and conferences into deals, from blockbuster programming to groundbreaking partnerships. 3817Travel Software Seminar and Networking Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-09T00:00:00+01:00An Irish Travel Software Seminar and networking event in Madrid, building relationships between existing Irish suppliers of products and services and building new ones in the Spanish market. 3975Export Awareness Event Galway2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-09T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. Participants will hear the story of the Galway based company EasyFix Rubber Products, told by MD Michael Earls as the business grew to become a successful exporter. This company designs, manufactures and sells rubber flooring mats for use in livestock housing. The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of of supports Enterprise Ireland and Galway Local Enterprise Office has that support businesses wishing to explore exporting as a new business stream.3981Market Opportunity Assessment of Water and Wastewater Treatment and Services within the UK Dairy Industry2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-09T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is hosting the first in a series of UK focused Water & Wastewater seminars outlining the industrial water market opportunities for companies beginning with an indepth look at the UK Dairy Industry. The findings are based on a recent Enterprise Ireland commissioned report prepared by Frost & Sullivan. In addition, there will be an opportunity to network and ask questions of industry influencers, market experts and key buyers operating within the UK Dairy market. 3973Meet the Buyer Event - Schools PPP Bundle- Supplier event with BAM PPP2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-07T00:00:00+01:00The Public Procurement department in Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the National Development Finance Agency & BAM PPP will host a free “Meet the Buyer” event for the construction sector on Tues 7th Oct in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co.Louth from 4pm to 7.30pm. This event will highlight supply chain opportunities for SMEs & microbusinesses with BAM PPP as they advance their work on 4 post primary schools in Louth, Clare, Tipperary and Cork. This building initiative is part of a Public Private Partnership programme Attendees will find out how to become a sub supplier to the projects and have speed meetings with a team of specialists from BAM PPP.3932CPhI Worldwide2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-07T00:00:00+01:00CPhI Worldwide is the leading event in Europe for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Run in conjunction with ICSE (International Contract Services Expo), P-MEC (Pharmaceutical Machinery & Equipment Convention) and InnoPack (Pharma Packaging Innovations), CPhI provides companies with an opportunity to showcase products and services relevant to the pharmaceutical sector with a view to developing new business contacts and new growth opportunities. 3824MRO Europe - Madrid2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-07T00:00:00+01:00International Trade Fair MRO Europe 2014 - Madrid. Client companies to exhibit at trade show on Enterprise Ireland stand. Itineraries of meetings to be prepared with potential customers either before and/ or after the event in Madrid.3675Timber Expo 2014 - Exhibition2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-06T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is to support four of Ireland’s leading sawmills on a single shared platform at the UK’s leading conference and exhibition for the timber industry. Visitors to the Timber Expo, at the NEC, Birmingham will be able to see the full range of timber technologies on the market. 3952Microelectronics Companies at Semicon Europa 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-06T00:00:00+01:00SEMICON Europa 2014 will be held in Grenoble, France, from 6th - 9th October 2014. A joint stand will showcase the Irish microelectronics industry with the participation of MIDAS (Microelectronics Industry Design Association) and the Tyndall National Institute. 3776Benelux Dairy & Food Processing Platform 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-10-01T00:00:00+01:00Benelux Dairy & Food Processing Platform provides Irish companies from a range of sectors including construction and engineering with a platform to develop new relationships with senior executives from leading European food processing and beverage companies. Enterprise Ireland is organising a 2 day mission to the Benelux region which will include a site visit to a food processing facility in Belgium followed by an industry dinner in Ghent on October 1st, and a conference in The Netherlands on October 2nd, with key contacts attending from the Irish and European food processing industry, followed by a site visit to a Dutch dairy processing facility.3888Online Travel 3.02014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-25T00:00:00+01:00Russia is one of fastest growing markets for OTA in the world with the highest number of internet users in Europe. In 2013 the online travel market reached €6 billion, showing 66% year on year growth. The market is maturing and the margins of Online Travel Agents are thinning. OTAs are constantly looking for the new ways to gain competitive advantage by saving costs on existing operations and coming up with the innovative methods to increase revenues. This event is perfect opportunity for Irish companies to meet with all key Russian players who wish to secure their place in the Russian dynamic online travel segment.3823National Ploughing Championships 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-23T00:00:00+01:00The National Ploughing Association (NPA) Annual Championships attract almost 250,000 people over 3 days. It is the largest agricultural and trade exhibition in Europe. 3760International Markets Week 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-22T00:00:00+01:00International Markets Week offers clients an opportunity to meet the representatives of Enterprise Ireland's network of overseas offices to discuss export plans and assistance. 3611NACAC Expo 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-18T00:00:00+01:00NACAC is an annual event which brings together over 5,000 North American high school college counsellors and other college admission specialists. Under Education in Ireland's strategy to increase the number of full-time US students in Ireland, we have been exhibiting at this event for 10 years along with the 7 Irish universities. NACAC 2014 will take place in Indianapolis from 18 - 20 September 2014. 3972Technology Gateway Network Industry Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-18T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland’s Technology Gateway Network with the IRDG, are holding an Open Industry Networking Event on Thursday 18th September 2014 in the Carlton Airport Hotel, Dublin, from 9.00am to 1.00pm. This event is designed to let you see how the Technology Gateways can assist your company with R&D and Innovation. Case study presentations will be given from companies such as Nypro, Shabra and Openet. Extensive exhibitions will also be available so you can meet the Gateways and learn more about their work. Damien English, TD, Minister of State for Skills, Research & Innovation, will also be attending the event. To register please click on the link below.3956Finance 4 Growth: How to Expand Your Business Internationally2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-17T00:00:00+01:00The focus of this workshop is on the various methods for entering foreign markets, examining the tax and financial implications, benefits and risks of establishing subsidiaries, using agents, acquiring business abroad.3955Finance 4 Growth: How to Expand Your Business Internationally2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-16T00:00:00+01:00The focus of this workshop is on the various methods for entering foreign markets, examining the tax and financial implications, benefits and risks of establishing subsidiaries, using agents, acquiring business abroad.3717EAIE 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-16T00:00:00+01:00EAIE is the biggest international education event in Europe. Education in Ireland and the HEIs attend in order to develop and maintain institutional links and partnerships in Europe and increasingly globally.3910Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-16T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3968Offshore Wind Information Day, UK2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-15T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland UK is hosting an Offshore Wind Information Day in conjunction with Grow Offshore and Scottish Enterprise. This event is open to client companies who have an interest in the Offshore Wind Sector. We will be exploring the opportunities that exist within the UK supply chain and how to win business in this area. The event will be followed by a light lunch and networking with key industry experts and players.3951LCV20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-10T00:00:00+01:00This premier event in the UK Automotive calendar is not to be missed if EI clients are doing business, or plan to do business, in the Automotive sector. This is the only event in the UK dedicated to low carbon and new vehicle technologies, and showing the future direction of the industry with a vast number of automotive supply chains integrated under one event. Last year this major B2B event attracted circa of 2000 visitors, 805 organisations with 157 exhibitors. LCV2014 is proving just as popular this year with many major exhibitors planning to exhibit at the show. This is coupled with a packed two day speaker programme with many of the Global Automotive / Engineering companies participating such as: BMW, Ford, JLR, Lotus, Nissan, Ricardo, Toyota, Tata and their related supply chains. Enterprise Ireland London office will be at the event supporting Irish clients who are exhibiting (Hall 2). 3808Competitive Carriers Association Conference and Exhibition2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-08T00:00:00+01:00Trade Event to the Competitive Carriers Association Annual Conference 2014. An opportunity to learn about the latest trends in Telecoms, Cloud and Mobile and to meet with Tier 1, 2 and 3 Carriers and related eco-system stakeholders. The Competitive Carriers Association Annual Conference 2014 is part of the CTIA Super Mobility Week and runs concurrently to CTIA in an adjacent venue.3830TechCrunch Disrupt 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-08T00:00:00+01:00Techcrunch Disrupt SF 2014 Expo and conference, networking and pitch opportunities.3678Saudi Agriculture 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-08T00:00:00+01:00Saudi Arabia - The 33rd International Agriculture, Water and Agro Industry Trade Show3679Canada Agritech Market Study Visit2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-08T00:00:00+01:00Market Study Visit to the Canadian Outdoor Farm Show held in Woodstock, Ontario.3669Womenswear Trend Forecast Autumn/Winter 2015/162014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-04T00:00:00+01:00Womenswear Trend Forecast Autumn/Winter 2015/16 scheduled to be held on 4 September 2014 (subject to change). Presentation of international product, fabric, colour and concept trends forecast information to womenswear, clothing and retail sectors.3954Export Awareness Event: Dundalk2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-04T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. Participants will hear the story from Anne Butterly, MD of Easy Dry Ltd., about the company’s journey to exporting. The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland and Louth Local Enterprise Office (LEO) to drive the export agenda for local business. 3790Software & Internationally Traded Services Trade Mission to Australia2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-09-01T00:00:00+01:00Building on the strong export performance of Software & Internationally Traded Services to Australia, a Trade Mission will be held in September 2014 to Australia specifically focusing on the following end markets: Financial Services, Communications Software, Healthcare and Travel. 3904Meet the Buyer Event: DIT Grangegorman Development - Supply Chain Opportunities2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-08-13T00:00:00+01:00The Public Procurement department in Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the National Development Finance Agency will host a free “Meet the Buyer” event for the construction sector on Wed 13th August 2014 in the City West Hotel & Convention Centre, Dublin from 9.15 to 2pm. This half day event will highlight supply chain opportunities in the DIT Grangegorman campus development Public Private Partnership programme for SMEs & microbusinesses Attendees will find out how to become a sub supplier to the projects and have speed meetings with the 3 short listed bidding contractors.3943Opportunities in Australia's Engineering, Construction & Resources Sector2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-07-11T00:00:00+01:00At this seminar you will hear from industry leaders from across the West Australian and Queensland Mining, Infrastructure, Telecommunications and Engineering sectors. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear first hand the experiences of Irish companies who have recently entered and are building their businesses on the ground in the Australian market.3931Exploring Exporting Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-07-10T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland has developed this workshop to assist early and pre-export companies make sound business decisions on whether exporting is for them, understand how to export and how to plan for successful export entry. The workshop is designed to equip Irish companies with the knowledge to truly master the fundamentals for developing a sustainable export strategy.3739Using the Internet to Compete in International Markets2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-26T00:00:00+01:00This seminar will highlight how client companies can use the Internet to market their products and services more successfully in international markets. This event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy. 3803US Consumer Markets Peer Learning2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-24T00:00:00+01:00This event with involve a one-day seminar where US legal and retail experts will deliver a seminar on how to set up and do business successfully in the US. Peer to peer learning opportunities will also be incorporated into the seminar, giving our more established consumer clients an opportunity to share their experiences of operating in the US. The objective is to provide education and increase client knowledge around the legal and logistical aspects of selling product and running a business in the US.3796International Festival of Business 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-24T00:00:00+01:00The International Festival of Business 2014 aims to attract 250,000 business people from across the world into Liverpool. Enterprise Ireland's UK office plans to use this festival to promote innovative Irish companies to the UK market (which could be an innovative product, technical innovation, innovative business model, or innovative approach to marketing or route to market etc) and create connections wih relevant buyers in the UK. 3933Technology Trends in Engineering & Manufacturing2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-24T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is hosting a half-day information event focused on highlighting future Technologies that will impact on the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors. 3755Financial Services, ICT, Cleantech, LifeSciences MSV to China2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-23T00:00:00+01:00This mission will focus on introducing companies to opportunities in four priority sectors in China through tailored itineraries for cohorts of companies who have identified China as a priority market in the Financial Services, ICT, Clean Technologies and Life Science sectors. The overall mission will commence in Beijing and diverge to different locations for each sector. 3857Working Capital, Cash Flow Management and Bank Engagement2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-18T00:00:00+01:00This topic will explore the effective management of a company’s short-term resources to sustain its ongoing activities, mobilise funds, and optimise liquidity. It will examine the important elements of cash management, ensuring efficient use of a company’s assets, systematic planning, monitoring and management of the collections, how to gather and manage the information to use available funds effectively and identify risk as well as how to engage with your bank to ensure that they are a partner to your business. 3856Working Capital, Cash Flow Management and Bank Engagement2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-17T00:00:00+01:00This topic will explore the effective management of a company’s short-term resources to sustain its ongoing activities, mobilise funds, and optimise liquidity. It will examine the important elements of cash management, ensuring efficient use of a company’s assets, systematic planning, monitoring and management of the collections, how to gather and manage the information to use available funds effectively and identify risk as well as how to engage with your bank to ensure that they are a partner to your business. 3734Insurance, Risk & Compliance Conference & Dinner2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-17T00:00:00+01:00Risk, Regulation and Automation in Insurance Conference and Networking Dinner for Enterprise Ireland clients providing technology and services to the UK insurance industry and their guests. 3767Middle East and Turkey ICT Opportunities Seminar2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-17T00:00:00+01:00The objective of this event is to bring together Irish ICT companies, potential buyer customers and ICT experts from the Middle East, to present and discuss potential ICT business opportunities in the Middle East markets, also potential partnerships and collaboration.3930Export Awareness Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-12T00:00:00+01:00Hosted by business mentor John Lennon, participants will hear from Martin Dolan, Business Development Director - Modular Automation Ltd about his company’s export journey. The conversation will explore the pros and cons of preparing for and finding new customers overseas. Participants will also hear of Enterprise Ireland supports to new and early stage exporters. Limerick Local Enterprise Office will also outline the range of supports available to local business who are considering exporting. 3913Pitch Network Partner Seminar2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-11T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland will hold a free half day Pitch–Network-Partner seminar on Wednesday 11 June 2014 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry, Dublin 9. The seminar will prepare companies to attend the Meet the Buyer events on supply chain opportunities in public sector construction projects such as DIT Grangegorman, Primary Care Centres, Courthouses and Garda Divisional Headquarters. Attendees will learn about the art of speed pitching, partnering / consortia building aimed at national & international public sector projects.3769New Zealand National Field Days 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-11T00:00:00+01:00EI will host an Ireland National Stand at Mystery Creek Fieldays - the largest Agribusiness event in the Southern Hemisphere. New Zealand is the world leader in agricultural and pastoral farming and the National Fieldays is the ultimate launch platform for Irish companies to showcase their cutting edge technology and innovative agri- business solutions.3775ICT MSV to Krakow, Poland2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-11T00:00:00+01:00Krakow has emerged as Poland’s leading ICT centre, IT start-up eco-system and a hub for ICT sales into Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Krakow is also a major regional hub for shared services centres and datacentres for companies such as: Motorola, Shell, Heineken, Capgemini, Philip Morris, IBM, E&Y, Bayer, Ahold, Electrolux, Indesit, KPMG, GE and Hitachi. The visit will feature end-user pitch opportunities, meetings with the Krakow development community, and prospective partners who can assist with wider CEE market penetration. 3750Swiss Business Mission2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-11T00:00:00+01:00The Swiss Business Mission comprises of a number of receptions and events that will take place in Geneva and Basel Mid June 2014. The events and receptions are multi sectoral and offer networking opportunities with executives from the Life Sciences, Financial, Software, Retail, Industrial among others.3805Student Entrepreneur Awards2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-11T00:00:00+01:00The Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards which are co-sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland, Intel, Cruickshank Intellectual Property Attorneys and Grant Thornton, are Ireland’s biggest and longest established student enterprise competition for third level student teams from the whole island. The competition is aimed at encouraging students into business as a career option. The substantial prize fund includes €30,000 in cash prizes and €30,000 in consultancy fees which are available for winners to help them make a serious start at making their idea a commercial reality.3907Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-07T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3925Horizon 2020 Information Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-05T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland invites business owners and innovators to a unique information session on Horizon 2020. This Information seminar will provide Small to Medium Enterprises with a detailed overview of Europe’s largest research and innovation programme. Horizon 2020 funding is based on calls for proposals that are open throughout the year. This programme presents an opportunity for companies to access EU funding to support innovative products or services. Horizon 2020 could be a phenomenal opportunity for companies to kickstart a game-changing, disruptive technology. For registration, see Register tab below. 3912Opportunities in the Russian IT and Telecommunications Sector2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-04T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is delighted to announce an up-coming seminar and networking event about opportunities in the Russian IT and telecommunications sector. Speakers line up will include 3 senior representatives of AFK Sistema; RDI Director - Intellect Telecom; Director of International Projects - Intellect Telecom; IT Director - AFK Sistema. Intellect telecom is R&D branch of Russian conglomerate company AFK Sistema in the field of communications. Intellect Telecom specialises in the analysis and development of innovative telecommunications solutions, and counts among its clients MTS (AFK Sistema) – the leading telecom provider in Russia and the CIS. In partnership with ZTE Corporation, Intellect Telecom developed the first navigation and communication terminal that uses all four of the world’s major navigation satellites – GLONASS (Russia), GPS (USA), GALILEO (Europe) and BEIDOU (China). 3870Trade Mission to Qatar and Oman2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-06-01T00:00:00+01:00Trade Mission to Qatar and Oman, led by Minister Joe Costello, focus on Construction, Engineering and Education sectors. 3911Knowledge Transfer Ireland Launch2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-28T00:00:00+01:00Knowledge Transfer Ireland will be formally launched by Minister Richard Bruton TD and the inaugural Research2Business Award will be presented by Minister Seán Sherlock TD. KTI works with Ireland’s Universities, Institutes of Technology and other publicly funded research organisations and research funding agencies to make it easy for business and investors to access technology, IP and expertise. To register, see Register tab below.3766Opportunities in the Agricultural Sector in Eastern Europe2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-28T00:00:00+01:00A seminar and networking event with agricultural market experts and distributors from Romania, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Topics include: - drivers of growth in CE agriculture (with particular focus on dairy farming and abolition of milk quotas) - consolidation of farms, spending patterns, CAP funding and reform - channels to markets (distributors, trade fairs, forums) and competitive landscape. Seminar is followed by individual meetings with experts and EI team.3926Inaugural West Region SME Leaders Innovation Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-28T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the Higher Education Institutes in the West of Ireland (NUIG, GMIT, SIT & LKIT) are hosting a morning “Innovation Forum”. The event will hear from client companies on their innovation challenges and case studies. An outline of innovation supports available will be provided by the HEIs, Dept of Social Welfare, and Enterprise Ireland.3818Access Telefonica: Making the right connections in the post-Telefonica-Digital era2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-27T00:00:00+01:00Workshop in Telefonica HQ in Madrid including briefing session “how to do business with Telefonica”, one2one meetings with a selected group of decision makers from sectors within Telefonica Group and a networking lunch. 3811Beauty World Middle East 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-27T00:00:00+01:00Beauty World Middle East is the largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances and wellbeing in the Middle East. Enterprise Ireland will organise an Irish pavilion at the event to showcase client companies.3597NAFSA 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-25T00:00:00+01:00NAFSA is the largest annual international education event in North America, bringing together over 10,000 education professionals for 5 days of seminars, workshops and networking. In 2014 the event will be held in San Diego from 25th - 30th May, and Education in Ireland will be a major sponsor and exhibitor and will be joined by around 20 of Ireland's top universities and colleges. 3801Swedish Equestrian Trade Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-23T00:00:00+01:00The Swedish Equestrian Trade Event will take place over two days, Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th May 2014. The Elitauktion, which takes place on the Friday, is an exclusive auction of some of Sweden’s top horses and features a targeted trade exhibition area where clients will have the opportunity to exhibit their products. The Elitloppet on the Saturday, which is run in conjunction with the auction, is one of Stockholm city’s largest events, (attracting over 50,000 visitors). It is a trotting race involving 16 of the top trotting horses in the world, which takes place in the Solvalla racetrack just outside Stockholm centre. Both events will provide participating clients with networking opportunities and access to some of the Nordic equine community’s elite in an intimate setting. Nordic Equine workshop 3877Swedish Equestrian Trade Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-23T00:00:00+01:00The Swedish Equestrian Trade Event will take place over two days, Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th May 2014. The Elitauktion, which takes place on the Friday, is an exclusive auction of some of Sweden’s top horses and features a targeted trade exhibition area where clients will have the opportunity to exhibit their products. The Elitloppet on the Saturday, which is run in conjunction with the auction, is one of Stockholm city’s largest events, (attracting over 50,000 visitors). It is a trotting race involving 16 of the top trotting horses in the world, which takes place in the Solvalla racetrack just outside Stockholm centre. Both events will provide participating clients with networking opportunities and access to some of the Nordic equine community’s elite in an intimate setting. 3793European BioPharmaceutical Hi Tech Construction Partnering Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-21T00:00:00+01:00A two day Partnering & Knowledge Forum in conjunction with the ISPE Ireland. An opportunity for Irish suppliers to the biopharmaceutical engineering and construction sectors to meet with key European biopharma decision makers, discuss the trends and future of this industry and showcase Ireland’s capability to a European audience.3673Middle East Petrotech 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-19T00:00:00+01:00The event is attended by every oil producing state in the region, it attracts specialized businesses and some of the petroleum industry’s largest corporations including ADNOC, Bapco, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Qatar Petroleum, Petro Rabigh,Sadara Chemical Company, Saudi Aramco and YASREF. Regularly exhibiting alongside these regional giants are major international companies including Baker Hughes, Dow, Foster Wheeler, UOP and others. 3687EuroPCR2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-19T00:00:00+01:00EuroPCR - Study Visit to Conference/Expo on developments in cardiovascular interventional technologies. EuroPCR is the premier event for showcasing new technologies in this sector. It attracts a very high attendance of key opinion leaders in the international physician community and will be of interest to the cluster of expertise in this sector which exists in Ireland.3908Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-19T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3889World Low Cost Airlines 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-15T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland clients host interactive roundtable sessions on hot topics facing the airline industry. World Low Cost Airlines Americas is where leading low-cost and full-service carriers from North and South America go to source new partners and brainstorm new strategies for growth. WLCA is co-located with Aviation IT Show Americas, bringing together executives with purchasing power from leading airlines & airports, all looking to maximize their profitability through partnerships and innovative technology. 3787Italy Aviation Networking Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-15T00:00:00+01:00A prestigious networking event is planned in Rome to help build and improve relationships between Irish suppliers of products and services to the aviation industry in Italy and their existing and new potential customers. 3924Meet the UK Markets Team2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-15T00:00:00+01:00For many Irish exporters, our nearest neighbour the UK, is the logical best choice market and one where Enterprise Ireland’s UK market team plays a strong role in getting companies started on the exporting journey. A half day programme has been devised for exporters to the UK. This event will cover: Getting ready to do Business in the UK – (i) Overview of the UK Market Team and their roles. (ii) Doing business in the UK vs doing business in Ireland. (iii) UK Market Entry Strategy. One to one meeting: There will be an opportunity for a one to one meeting with a member of the UK market team. 3716CIETT World Employment Conference 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-14T00:00:00+01:00World Congress of the International Confederation of private employment agencies. CIETT consists of 47 national federations of private employment agencies and 7 of the largest staffing companies worldwide (Addecco, USG, Randstad, Manpower, etc.) The conference explores market trends and developments in the recruitment industry.3855Sources of Finance Available to Irish SMEs and How to Access Them2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-14T00:00:00+01:00Part 3: This workshop will focus on the available sources of finance for Irish SMEs and the necessary steps to ensure that an SME is successful in raising additional 3rd party funding. It will look at various funding options available depending on stage in the lifecycle and the pros and cons of venture capital, private equity, government funding, debt, equity and bank. 3922Export Awareness Event: Athlone2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-13T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. Participants will hear the story of the company Athlone Extrusions Ltd, as told by its Commercial Director Jackie Browne, as the business grew to become a successful exporter. The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports from Enterprise Ireland and Westmeath Local Enterprise Office (LEO) for companies wishing to explore exporting as a new business stream.3854Sources of Finance Available to Irish SMEs and How to Access Them2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-13T00:00:00+01:00Part 3: This workshop will focus on the available sources of finance for Irish SMEs and the necessary steps to ensure that an SME is successful in raising additional 3rd party funding. It will look at various funding options available depending on stage in the lifecycle and the pros and cons of venture capital, private equity, government funding, debt, equity and bank.3681Aviation Embassy Dinner2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-07T00:00:00+01:00A Minister hosted embassy dinner to facilitate high level interactions between the Irish MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) sector and their UK based counterparts. The purpose of this event is to reinforce Ireland’s reputation as a centre for MRO excellence and strengthen pre-existing relationships throughout the entire industry. This follows from 2013’s successful event.3792Showcasing Ireland's Water and Waste Water Research 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-07T00:00:00+01:00This event will showcase Ireland's water research capability to companies active in the water sector. Researchers from Irish Universities and ITs will give short presentations on their Water/Waste Water research projects and the event will provide companies and researchers with the opportunity to meet and discuss issues that could lead to industrially informed research topics and increase the potential for solving challenging problems. A company case study will illustrate the journey from technology research to commercial product. Guest speakers will include Irish Water, the EPA and the WRc (Swindon, UK).3662Petfood Market Innovation2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-06T00:00:00+01:00The European pet food market is growing dynamically despite the economic slowdown, as consumers increasingly humanize their pets. The workshop will present up to date market data and innovation trends, as well as providing information on Enterprise Ireland’s innovation supports.3754Trade Mission to Texas 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-05-04T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is organising a Trade Mission to Texas led by Minister Richard Bruton. The objective of the mission is to increase and diversify the level of Irish exports to the Southern US. The Trade Mission will have two destinations, Austin and Houston. The Trade Mission is open to participants from multiple industries, and will coincide with the Oil & Gas Offshore Technologies Conference in Houston, which a number of Irish companies will be attending. The Trade mission is aimed primarily at companies who have existing business in Texas or are looking at the Southern US region, and who could benefit from the networking opportunities with local clients, partners and contacts. These will be networking events, PR and photo opportunities in Austin & Houston. 3909Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-29T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3715Global Higher Education Exhibition(GHEDEX)2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-22T00:00:00+01:00A group of Irish Higher Education Institutions will take part in the Global Higher Education Exhibition (GHEDEX) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 22 -24 April 2014. The Education in Ireland presence at this event will market Ireland as a study destination to Omani students who wish to study abroad. There has been an Irish presence at this event since 2012.3788Opportunities in New Hardware2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-17T00:00:00+01:00This seminar will outline the opportunities for small electronics and software companies in the major wave of innovation in technology around hardware/software integration and the creation of new hardware products. Various technologies are driving this wave. The seminar will address how to get benefit from this movement. Speakers: PCH International, SOS Ventures (VC of Dragon’s Den - Sean O’ Sullivan), Adaptics, and Isle Systems. 3853Implement your Plan and Manage the Change to Ensure Success2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-16T00:00:00+01:00Part 2: A follow-on from earlier March workshop - this workshop will examine how to actually implement the strategy developed in the strategic plan - exploring setting CSFs, KPIs and managing the performance of the company. It will provide techniques in how to successfully implement change within your organisation exploring the process, tools and techniques to manage the people-side of change to achieve the required business outcome. The next workshop explores funding the plan.3852Implement your Plan and Manage the Change to Ensure Success2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-15T00:00:00+01:00Part 2: A follow-on from earlier March workshop - this workshop will examine how to actually implement the strategy developed in the strategic plan - exploring setting CSFs, KPIs and managing the performance of the company. It will provide techniques in how to successfully implement change within your organisation exploring the process, tools and techniques to manage the people-side of change to achieve the required business outcome. The next workshop explores funding the plan.3902Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-15T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available. 3903Export Awareness Event - Dublin2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-15T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. Participants will hear the story of the Kildare based company Roankabin, a leading manufacturer of Modular Off-site and Portable buildings as told by MD Pat Healy, as the business grew to become a successful exporter. The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports which Enterprise Ireland and Fingal CEB have that support businesses wishing to explore exporting as a new business stream.3725Software and Services UK Embassy Dinner2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-15T00:00:00+01:00Networking dinner at the Irish Embassy in London for senior executives of innovative Irish software and services companies targeting business growth in the UK, their key clients and prospective clients.3714International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education, Saudi Arabia2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-15T00:00:00+01:00A group of Irish Higher Education Institutions will take part in the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , 15-18 April 2014. The Education in Ireland presence at this event will market Ireland as a study destination to Saudi students who wish to study abroad. There has been an Irish presence at this event since 2011.3893FAUBAI 2014 Higher Education Conference2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-13T00:00:00+01:00A number of Irish higher education institutions are taking part in the FAUBAI 2014 Conference, Brazilian Higher Education - Building Strategic Partnerships, from 13 -16 April in Joinville, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil (www.faubai.org.br). 3890State Visit Reception for the UK Construction Sector2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-09T00:00:00+01:00In conjunction with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Property and Construction Group, Enterprise Ireland is pleased to host its 7th networking reception for the sector. Timed to coincide with the state visit, this is an exclusive invitation-only network reception for professionals with an Irish Interest who are based in London. 3906Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ireland Visit 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-07T00:00:00+01:00Delegation of Abu Dhabi business people and Abu Dhabi Irish Business Council mission to Ireland. 3724MIPTV 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-07T00:00:00+01:00MIPTV is the world’s most-established TV and digital content market and the biggest gathering of entertainment professionals. Top industry executives and creative talent from 100 countries converge to forge early-stage content development partnerships and seal international distribution deals for the year ahead. 3772Business Opportunities in Central Europe2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-03T00:00:00+01:00It is 10 years since 8 countries in Central Europe (CE) joined the EU, and there are now 11 countries from CE in the EU. Four countries have joined the Euro. All have raising incomes and purchasing power, and have direct flights from Ireland. While Irish exports to these 11 countries are €4bn – this is still a largely untapped opportunity for Irish companies. This event will give EI clients the chance to explore export opportunities in CE through the medium of expert speakers and practitioners, and will feature 4 sectoral break-out sessions covering Software Development and Sales, Supplying the Manufacturing Sector, Food & Beverages and Opportunities in Infrastructure (including Cleantech) with invited buyers. Participants can also request one-to-one meetings. See Registration tab below. 3821Data Centres in Scandinavia2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-04-03T00:00:00+01:00Workshop focusing on Data Centre developments in Scandinavia hosted by Enterprise Ireland Stockholm, with the participation of Facebook Sweden, Digital Realty and The Uptime Institute. The event is an opportunity for professionals that design, build and operate data centres to network with peers, and to learn about new technology trends, energy-efficient solutions and why Scandinavia is becoming popular as a location for large scale data centre operations.3879Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-31T00:00:00+01:00If you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3898North American Energy Seminar2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-27T00:00:00ZThere are trillions of dollars being invested in the oil and gas sector in the US, Canada & Mexico. This event brings experienced advisors, who are actively involved in this growing market, to share their experiences, helping to identify trends and opportunities for your business as well as understand how to win business and operate effectively in North America.3738Using the Internet to Compete in International Markets2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-27T00:00:00ZThis seminar will highlight how client companies can use the Internet to market their products and services more successfully in international markets. This event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy.3761US Datacentre Tech Showcase IBV 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-25T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland will bring up to 15 key industry leaders from the US data center ecosystem to Ireland for the purpose of knowledge sharing, one-to-one meetings and to give Enterprise Ireland clients an opportunity to present their technologies and services. 3822Media & Entertainment Sector Market Study Visit to Italy2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-25T00:00:00ZExploring opportunities in Italy for TV, Film, Animation and Digital Media companies. Bologna - 25 & 26 March: Visit to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, one of the world’s leading children’s publishing event, held every spring since 1964 – Digital media and animation companies attending will have the possibility to visit one of the most important international events dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia industry. Rome - 27 March: Co-production opportunities between Italy & Ireland workshop, showcasing Irish media & entertainment companies. EI is organising a workshop on the occasion of the Irish Film Festival in Rome that will give the TV and Film companies attending the opportunity to learn first hand the potential of the Italian market, meet and present their company to the most influential Italian industry players and network with existing/potential customers/partners. 3897Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-24T00:00:00ZIf you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available.3851Plan and Drive Growth in your Company2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-20T00:00:00ZPart 1: This topic is the first workshop on the topic of strategic planning, it will explore how an SME should undertake the process of strategic planning, including preparing business plans, financial forecasting, how to conduct scenario testing, setting milestones, ranking and rating projects. The following session will focus on implementing the strategic plan. 3770Polish CFO Forum - Irish Financial Services Solutions2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-20T00:00:00ZSales Pitch Opportunity to Key Members of Poland’s Senior CFO Community. In co-operation with the Polish CFO Association - CFOs will be surveyed in advance on issues of concern (matched to the solutions provided by participating EI clients) and the results presented at a CFO Roundtable with EI clients having the opportunity to ‘Soft Pitch’ to the CFO end-user group.3850Plan and Drive Growth in your Company2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-19T00:00:00ZPart 1: This topic is the first workshop on the topic of strategic planning, it will explore how an SME should undertake the process of strategic planning, including preparing business plans, financial forecasting, how to conduct scenario testing, setting milestones, ranking and rating projects. The following session will focus on implementing the strategic plan. 3685Interphex 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-18T00:00:00ZThis is a key Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Trade Show in the United States. It is of interest to clients operating in the engineering, process control, software, consumables and sub-supply sectors. 3753Washington DC St Patrick's Day Trade Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-17T00:00:00ZThe Taoiseach will participate in an Irish State Agencies Lunch for EI clients and their guests being organised by Enterprise Ireland in Washington DC on Monday 17th March. This follows from 2013’s successful event. There will also be an Ambassador's Reception on Tuesday 18th March for clients and guests to attend.3841St Patrick's Day Networking Event Edinburgh2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-17T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland will be hosting two networking events in London and in Edinburgh to celebrate St Patrick's Day 2014. This will be an opportunity for Enterprise Ireland clients to further consolidate and develop relationships with key UK buyers and infuencers.3751France Networking Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-15T00:00:00ZTo celebrate St. Patricks Day in France, Enterprise Ireland Paris, in partnership with Network Irlande (Franco-Irish Business Network), is organising a Networking event for Irish companies and their French partners and customers on Saturday March 15th. This event will coincide with the International rugby match between France and Ireland in Stade de France, for which Enterprise Ireland will not be able to provide tickets. 3712Salao do Estudante2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-15T00:00:00ZThe Salão do Estudante is the largest and renowned as the best student recruitment fairs in Brazil3840St Patrick's Day Networking Event London 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-12T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland will be hosting two networking events in London and in Edinburgh to celebrate St Patrick's Day 2014. This will be an opportunity for Enterprise Ireland clients to further consolidate and develop relationships with key UK buyers and infuencers.3867UK Connections Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-12T00:00:00ZThe event marks the launch of the UK Connections Forum, an informal network for the growing number of Enterprise Ireland’s technology and services companies with direct (or virtual) operations in the UK market. In an increasingly competitive business climate, networking is a critical and effective part of every company’s business development activity. The Forum provides a platform whereby EI can bring together its clients, in the informal business context of the UK Connections Forum, to enable senior executives to establish contacts, build relationships and share experiences with peer organisations. 3868China Pharmaceutical Association of Plant Engineering Annual Conference2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-12T00:00:00ZThe China Pharmaceutical and Plant Engineering Annual Conference, which takes place in Beijing over 2 days, attracts leading local and International Pharmaceutical companies. Within the conference venue Enterprise Ireland will have an information stand featuring the logos of ten EI companies attending the conference. The stand will be located in a prominent position directly opposite the main entrance and will serve as an important networking opportunity for our companies. EI Beijing will organise a networking reception (possibly hosted by Ambassador Kavanagh) to mark the event and facilitate for further networking. 3895Exporting Awareness Event2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-11T00:00:00ZAt this event, Enterprise Ireland will outline a range of supports to help you prepare to export and win new business overseas. A successful Irish company will talk about their exporting journey. Sligo County Enterprise Board will outline the supports available, to drive the development of local business.3722SXSW 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-07T00:00:00ZNational Stand and Pitch Event at the most prominent Interactive trade show and conference in the USA3780UK Water & Waste Water Collaborative Tendering Workshop 2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-06T00:00:00ZThis is a one day highly practical and interactive tendering workshop designed to increase the success rate and opportunity for companies who are targeting the UK Water and Waste Water market. Hosted by Tom Moore (Thames Water) and Colin Cram (Leading UK procurement specialist) this event is designed to assist organizations in gaining a deeper understanding of the complex and competitive nature of the UK regulated water market. For further information contact Maureen Barry (maureen.barry@enterprise-ireland.com). See Registration tab below.3894Meet the UK Market Team2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-06T00:00:00ZFor many Irish exporters, our nearest neighbour the UK, is the logical best choice market and one where Enterprise Ireland’s UK market team plays a strong role in getting companies started on the exporting journey. A half day programme has been devised for exporters to the UK. This event will cover - Getting ready to do Business in the UK: (i) Overview of the UK Market Team and their roles (ii) Doing business in the UK vs doing business in Ireland (iii) UK Market Entry Strategy. There will be an opportunity for a one to one meeting with a member of the UK market team.3711North American Counsellor Tour of Ireland2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-03-02T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland and the Irish Universities are delighted to invite North American College Counsellors to visit all seven of the Irish University Campuses from 2-7 March 2014. The goal of the tour is to give individuals a first hand experience of the Irish campuses, as well as to familiarise interested individuals with the Irish University system, application process, tuition costs, as well as outlining the advantages of an Irish University education for North American students.3565Mobile World Congress 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-24T00:00:00ZMobile World Congress (MWC) is a combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.3736RSA San Fran 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-24T00:00:00ZRSA San Francisco in alliance with IDA promoting Ireland's expertise in Information Security3849Professionalise your Leadership Team to Drive your Company's Growth2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-20T00:00:00ZThis topic will focus on the impact of the top team on growth and the bottom line with specific reference to the role of the CFO. It will explore the personalities, blind spots and the impact and influence of the top management team on company culture. It will highlight common problems in SME executive teams and how to manage conflict.3848Professionalise your Leadership Team to Drive your Company's Growth2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-19T00:00:00ZThis topic will focus on the impact of the top team on growth and the bottom line with specific reference to the role of the CFO. It will explore the personalities, blind spots and the impact and influence of the top management team on company culture. It will highlight common problems in SME executive teams and how to manage conflict.3699The Start Up Class of 20132014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-19T00:00:00ZThe Start-up Class of 2013 is the largest High Potential Start-up (HPSU) event in the calendar year and will commend 103 new High Potential companies that received Enterprise Ireland Assistance during 2013. The event will also commend the 85 Competitive Start Fund Companies and a representative from each of the 12 New Frontier Programmes. This is an invite only event. E mail: startupclass2013@enterprise-ireland.com3880Export Awareness Event - Cork2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-18T00:00:00ZAt this event, Enterprise Ireland will outline the supports available for first time expoters. You will also hear the success story of The William O’Brien Group as it moved from domestic supplier to modern global marketer. Cork City and County Enterprise Board will outline their supports available to drive the development of local business, including those interested in exploring exporting3819IT's Happening Here At Career Zoo 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-15T00:00:00ZIT’s Happening Here is an initiative of the indigenous Irish technology sector that aims to attract technology talent to the sector by differentiating it as a vibrant, buzzy place to build an exciting career. IT's Happening Here will be a top sponsor at Career Zoo, which will take place in The Convention Centre in Dublin on Saturday, 15 February 2014. Career Zoo is one of Ireland's biggest careers events and expects to attract over 10,000 visitors. This year Career Zoo will feature TechTown, a space dedicated entirely to the indigenous technology sector. To register click on Register Tab below.3836Trade Mission Malaysia2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-12T00:00:00ZMalaysia is one of the fast growing economies in the ASEAN group. Enterprise Ireland has organised a Trade Mission to capitalise on the opportunities in the Malaysian market. The misison will comprise companies from a broad range of sectors. 3878Enterprise Start Workshop2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-11T00:00:00ZIf you have an idea for an innovative, export focused start-up business then Enterprise Ireland can assist you through our forthcoming series of Entrepreneurship workshops. Participants will be provided with comprehensive information to understand the business development process including the key success factors and potential pitfalls as well as an outline of financial supports available. 3684MD & M West2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-11T00:00:00ZThe MD&M West tradeshow exhibits the latest advances in medical-grade materials, components, electronics, computer-aided medical design and manufacturing, production machinery, packaging, sterilisation, quality systems, device communications, networking, enterprise IT, and much more. This market study event gives companies the opportunity to gain an understanding of the latest innovations and network with other international attendees.3680Singapore Air Show2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-10T00:00:00ZThe Singapore Air Show is the most important event in the aviation market in Asia. It attracts the key global players in this sector. Enterprise Ireland is participating on a stand jointly with UK Trade and Invest and Invest Northern Ireland. 3813Education in Ireland Campaign2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-10T00:00:00ZEnterprise-Ireland Canada has a number of on-campus promotional events planned for 2014 in conjunction with the Institutes of Technology Ireland. The IOTI and Colleges Ontario (equivalent body) have signed an agreement which will enable Ontario students to transfer with ease to Irish courses to complete their degree studies. Degree qualifications are currently not available in most of the Ontario Colleges. Six of the Irish institutes will be represented at these events. The group will travel to six College locations in Ontario to host information sessions and colourfully promote Ireland as a place to study. A webinar (Feb 26th) will be hosted to support the events and students from all locations in Ontario (26 colleges) will be invited to attend this session. 3709Education Mission to India2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-07T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland will be holding 4 education fairs in India (in Chennai, Bangalore, Pune and Delhi) during February in support of 15 of Ireland's Higher Education Institutions, to promote the high quality education available in Ireland for international students. There will also be 2 workshops for agents (Chennai and Pune) to provide information and training to aid their promotion of Ireland as a destination for education. 3668Womenswear Trend Forecast Spring 20152014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-06T00:00:00ZPresentation of international product trends for womenswear, clothing and retail sectors.3773MRO Middle East2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-05T00:00:00ZAn Irish Pavilion at MRO Middle East (co-located with Aircraft Interiors) shared by six Irish aviation suppliers. In addition to the two day exhibition, there will be an Enterprise Ireland hosted aviation networking reception, individual appointments and PR support highlighting the presence of Irish companies at the show.3671Market Study Visit to Mining Indaba Cape Town2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-02-03T00:00:00ZAs part of our 2014 Africa Strategy Enterprise Ireland will organise a Market Study Visit to the Mining Indaba, Cape Town, www.miningindaba.com. This event is the major trade show and exhibition in the Mining and Natural Resources sector focused on opportunities in the sub Saharan region. This Indaba is the continent’s largest gathering of high-level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from private and government sectors. This MSV Visit forms part of the Enterprise Ireland 2014 strategy to identify and develop opportunities in this fast growing market sector for client companies with expertise in Mining and Natural Resources on the African continent. 3839Meet the Buyer event - supply chain opportunites in the Schools PPP Programme for SMEs and mircobusinesses2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-31T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland in partnership with the National Development Finance Agency will host a free “Meet the Buyer” event for the construction sector on Fri 31st Jan 2014 in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel. This half day event will highlight supply chain opportunities in the Schools Public Private Partnership programme for SMEs & microbusinesses Attendees will have speed meetings with the 3 short listed contractors & find out how to become a sub supplier to the projects 3843Action Plan for Jobs Regional Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-28T00:00:00ZThe Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton TD, would like to invite you to the Action Plan for Jobs Business Forum in Co. Laois. Following on from the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs 2013, the Minister will outline the Government’s approach to the creation of employment and to hear the views and ideas of business people on what other supports they need, to protect existing jobs and create new ones. The discussion and the ideas generated will feed into the Action Plan for Jobs 2014. To register, click on Register tab below.3624Arab Health 20142014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-27T00:00:00ZAt the 2013 event, Arab Health successfully showcased more than 3,900 exhibitors from over 64 countries all over the world. Clients will have the opportunity to reach a targeted audience of over 112,103 healthcare professionals, distributors, dealers and suppliers from 142 countries in just four days. 85% of visitors stated they intend to make a purchase directly at the show or in the near future. 3708Market Study Visit to ASTD TechKnowledge2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-22T00:00:00ZMarket Study Visit to the Tech Knowledge Conference, hosted by the American Society for Training and Development. This is a niche event that brings together professionals with a focus on the design, delivery, management and strategy of technology and learning.3620Showcase Ireland 2014, Ireland's Creative Expo, RDS Dublin2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-19T00:00:00ZShowcase Ireland has evolved into a boutique style trade show. Attracting over 5,000 buyers, 1,000 travel from 26 countries to view more than 450 exhibitors. It presents buyers with innovative craft, gift, homewares, fashion, accessories and jewellery with exciting runway shows illustrating the very best of Irish fashion. 3845Action Plan for Jobs Regional Forum2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-16T00:00:00ZFollowing on from the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs 2013, Minister Richard Bruton will outline the Government’s approach to the creation of employment and to hear the views and ideas of business people in the Dublin West Region on what other supports they need, to protect existing jobs and create new ones. The discussion and the ideas generated will feed into the Action Plan for Jobs 2014. 3652An Taoiseach Gulf Trade Mission2014-10-21T03:00:01+01:002014-01-05T00:00:00ZThe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar have all emerged in recent years as important markets for Irish exporters. To take advantage of the opportunities, a mission is planned in January 2014. This will include relationship building events in each country.