EventsFeedThis feed shows all Events on the Enterprise Ireland Websiteuuid:27c5db60-b342-4ce7-a5f6-1660c8029202;id=3142015-01-27T20:57:26Zinfo@enterprise-ireland.com4191Finance 4 Growth: Eurozone Update2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-12-08T00:00:00ZThis workshop will be an update on the economic status of the Eurozone.4196Export Awareness Event: Dublin2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-30T00:00:00ZThis Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4190Finance 4 Growth: Effective Succession Planning - How Your Company can Benefit2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-18T00:00:00ZThis workshop focuses on how your organisation should approach a business succession event. It will focus on creating a well-structured plan that incorporates a comprehensive financial model of your current position, income requirements and business worth so that you can clearly see and decide on all the possible alternatives, ensuring the long term future of the organisation.4159CEO Forum2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-18T00:00:00ZThe 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.4189Finance 4 Growth: Effective Succession Planning - How Your Company can Benefit2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-17T00:00:00ZThis workshop focuses on how your organisation should approach a business succession event. It will focus on creating a well-structured plan that incorporates a comprehensive financial model of your current position, income requirements and business worth so that you can clearly see and decide on all the possible alternatives, ensuring the long term future of the organisation.4071Saudi Agriculture 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-11T00:00:00ZAs Saudi Arabia is the largest producer of food across the region this exhibition represents a unique opportunity for our clients to meet with the major agriculture, dairy and food processors in the region highlighting our client's capabilities in this important sector. The GCC has a growing population of almost 41 million people and there is significant investment being made by international and indigenous food processing companies in order to meet consumer demand.4064Financial Services & BPO Embassy Dinner2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-05T00:00:00ZNetworking dinner for senior executives of Ireland's fintech, services and BPO suppliers, their clients, and Enterprise Ireland guests from the UK financial services sector.4200Export Awareness Event: Waterford2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-11-03T00:00:00ZThis Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4055Med in Ireland 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-28T00:00:00ZMed in Ireland is the showcase for Irish companies in the Medical Technologies sector. It will feature a conference, exhibition and partnering meetings. Enterprise Ireland will bring important business contacts from across the world to this event to meet potential Irish suppliers. 4078MSV to 70th International Dairy Cattle Show Cremona - Italy2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-28T00:00:00ZThe 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 gather in Cremona where they can find more than 830 international brands. Clients will have the opportunity to network with their peers, to meet with potential customers and to discuss the latest developments in the market.4068China Education Expo 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-22T00:00:00+01:00Education in Ireland will have a national stand at the China Education Expo (CEE) 2015, 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 24 & 25 October, Guangzhou on 27 October, Chengdu on 29 October, and Shanghai on 31 Oct & 1 November. During the CEE 2015, Ireland will take over as the country of honour for CEE 2016. 4083Digital Strategies for International Markets2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-22T00:00:00+01:00This seminar will highlight the growing need for Enterprise Ireland clients to develop and enhance their online presence in a focused and meaningful way which will promote existing and new business opportunities in overseas markets.4188Finance 4 Growth: Export Finance - Limiting the Risk of International Trade2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-21T00:00:00+01:00This topic will examine how your bank can help you 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. This topic will look into the following risks; Foreign Exchange, Letters of Credit, Invoice Discounting, Credit insurance, Performance bonds, etc – Launching your Business in an overseas market.4187Finance 4 Growth: Export Finance - Limiting the Risk of International Trade2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-20T00:00:00+01:00This topic will examine how your bank can help you 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. This topic will look into the following risks; Foreign Exchange, Letters of Credit, Invoice Discounting, Credit insurance, Performance bonds, etc – Launching your Business in an overseas market.4054Trade Mission West Africa2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-19T00:00:00+01:00Ministerial lead Trade Misssion to West Africa (Nigeria and Ghana). This Mission will have a strong sectoral ficus including Oil/Gas - Health/Life Sciences - Education services - Software (Financial Services and Telco). 4058GITEX Technology Week 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-18T00:00:00+01:00Gulf, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are some of the fastest growing economic regions in the world. To showcase innovative Irish technologies, increase exports and support Irish companies to access business opportunities in these important regions, Enterprise Ireland will organise an Ireland Pavilion at GITEX 2015 expo and trade fair taking place in Dubai during 18–22 October 2015. GITEX Technology Week is the largest gathering of high-level telecommunications, ICT, software technology buyers and decision makers. GITEX also attracts participants from Africa, Asia and beyond. More information in www.gitex.com4043China Horse Fair 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-14T00:00:00+01:00China Horse Fair 2015 (CHF), China’s largest trade exhibition for the professional horse sports and leisure industries, will be held in Beijing from 14-16 October 2015. Enterprise Ireland will organize an Irish National Stand at the CHF, which will brand and promote the Irish Equine Industry. There will be a number of Irish companies and Irish state agencies (including Enterprise Ireland) participating. 4105CPhI Worldwide 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-13T00:00:00+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) and InnoPak (Pharmaceutical Packaging Expo and Conference), 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.4198Export Awareness Event: Galway2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-10-06T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4134Innovation Arena At National Ploughing Championships2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-22T00:00:00+01:00The National Ploughing Championships attracts over 280,000 people over three days. It is one of the largest agricultural and trade exhibitions in Europe. New Innovations and Inventions are encouraged to apply to enter the Innovation Arena using the website www.enterprise-Ireland.com/innovationarena 4186Finance 4 Growth: Expand your Business Internationally - Market Access & Development2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-16T00:00:00+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, etc.4185Finance 4 Growth: Expand your Business Internationally - Market Access & Development2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-15T00:00:00+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, etc.4197Export Awareness Event: Dundalk2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-15T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business. 4066EAIE 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-15T00:00:00+01:00EAIE is the biggest international education event in Europe. Education in Ireland and the HEI's attend in order to develop and maintain institutional links and partnerships in Europe and increasingly globally.4027Baltic Ports Market Study Visit2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-09-07T00:00:00+01:00The Baltic Sea Ports Market Study Visit will coincide with the BaltExpo 2015, the Baltic region’s main marine, shipbuilding and ports exhibition and conference. The visit will be of interest to EI clients offering Port Construction Services, Materials Handling, Navigation & Safety, Security and Access Control Equipment, Service Vessels & Equipment and ICT for Sea Ports. Based out of Gdansk, Poland (Europe’s fastest growing container port) with an option to visit other Baltic ports, EI will facilitate meetings and networking opportunities with end-users such as port owners, operators and management companies from the Baltic region. 4192Seed & Venture Capital Report 2014 Launch2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-07-16T00:00:00+01:00Launch of Enterprise Ireland Seed & Venture Capital Report for 2014. This report provides a high level overview of the activities of the Venture Capital Funds supported by Enterprise Ireland in the past year.4110Animation Industry Seminar2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-07-13T00:00:00+01:00In this developmental seminar, North American industry experts will give their insight into future trends and advise on how to do business in one of the fastest growing sectors in the audiovisual industry. 4174Exploring Exporting Workshop Limerick2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-07-01T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4082Digital Strategies for International Markets2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-18T00:00:00+01:00This seminar will highlight the growing need for Enterprise Ireland clients to develop and enhance their online presence in a focused and meaningful way which will promote existing and new business opportunities in overseas markets.4199Export Awareness Event: Limerick2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-18T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business. 4184Finance 4 Growth: Product Innovation & Project Appraisal2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-17T00:00:00+01:00This workshop will focus on assessing the financial implications of R&D and project appraisal. It will discuss the process of assessing, in a structured way, a project's viability. It will discuss protecting IP, assessing the costs, the costs of buying in product ideas versus growing your own. 4097Achema - 2015 Networking Event2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-17T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland Dusseldorf will host a networking reception in Frankfurt coinciding with the Achema2015 trade show. The event will target senior international decision makers from the BioPharma Engineering industry who are interested in meeting potential business partners and sourcing new technologies. 4183Finance 4 Growth: Product Innovation & Project Appraisal2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-16T00:00:00+01:00This workshop will focus on assessing the financial implications of R&D and project appraisal. It will discuss the process of assessing, in a structured way, a project's viability. It will discuss protecting IP, assessing the costs, the costs of buying in product ideas versus growing your own. 4162UK, Northern & Western Europe Regional Initiative: Airbus Group and Prime aero/aviation suppliers2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-15T00:00:00+01:00The International Paris Air Show is organised by the French Aerospace Industries Association. The 51st show will take place at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions from 15 to 18 June 2015, bringing together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. EI will support a group of client companies providing solutions to the aerospace industry toward growing their export sales. Business development work will generate qualified leads and B2B meetings at the Show.4130Mystery Creek Fieldays 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-10T00:00:00+01:00EI will host an Ireland National Stand at Mystery Creek Fieldays - 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.4065Baltic States Market Study Visit 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-08T00:00:00+01:00Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are some of the fastest growing economies in the EU with a combined population of over 7 million. All three are classified as High Income Economies, and the markets offer significant opportunities for Irish companies with offering in the Engineering, Agricultural Technologies, Cleantech, Production Sub-Supply & Services and ICT. The visit will feature advance market research, individual itineraries of client meetings and networking receptions Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius. 4133Financial Services Reception Frankfurt2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-06-03T00:00:00+01:00Financial Services Dinner Germany. Platform for Irish companies to meet with buyers, decision makers and business leaders of German and other international financial services companies. To take place in Frankfurt, the Financial services hub for the Euro Zone.4173Exploring Exporting Workshop Athlone2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-28T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4074Ministerial led Trade Mission focusing on Advanced Engineering, Aviation & Aerospace2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-26T00:00:00+01:00Ministerial led Trade Mission around Advanced Engineering, Aviation & Aerospace, with a networking dinner & related supply chain regional visits with Enterprise Ireland Clients.3941NAFSA 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-24T00:00:00+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.4182Finance 4 Growth: Attract the Right Investors for your Business2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-20T00:00:00+01:00(No. 3 of 3) This workshop will focus on the available sources of funding for Irish SMEs. It will outline the necessary steps to ensure that an SME is successful in raising additional third party funding. It will also look at the various funding options available to SMEs depending on their stage in the lifecycle and the pros and cons of the following sources of funding; venture capital, private equity, government funding, debt, equity and the bank.4181Finance 4 Growth: Attract the Right Investors for your Business2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-19T00:00:00+01:00(No. 3 of 3) This workshop will focus on the available sources of funding for Irish SMEs. It will outline the necessary steps to ensure that an SME is successful in raising additional third party funding. It will also look at the various funding options available to SMEs depending on their stage in the lifecycle and the pros and cons of the following sources of funding; venture capital, private equity, government funding, debt, equity and the bank.4119Business Development Mission to Belgium and The Netherlands2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-19T00:00:00+01:00Three sector mission on Engineering and Construction (for Food and Pharma), Talent Management and Multinational / Corporate Services to highlight success and job-rich client opportunities in the Benelux Region. Two-day visit with focus on three key sectors. Format will be networking and knowledge receptions, and on-site activity. Hosted in four key locations (Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam), with a specific theme for each location to allow best use of client time.4051Energy Management Solutions Market Study Visit 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-18T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland is running a Market Study Visit and In-Market Seminar in Poland to give an opportunity to EI client with offerings in the Energy Management, Measurement and Savings Space to introduce their products and services to the Polish Market. The visit will feature a Energy Sustainability Seminar with an invited audience of potential partners and end-users, an individual programme of meetings and a networking reception. Participants will also engage with a Polish energy market expert. 4194Export Awareness Event: Portlaoise2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-12T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4090European Semiconductor Conference. Exploring Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-07T00:00:00+01:00European Semiconductor Conference and Networking session in March 2015 to: > highlight opportunities in the semiconductor industry in Europe > to promote Irish capability in the semiconductor industry to a European audience 4052Study Visit - African Healthcare Market2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-04T00:00:00+01:00Market Study Visit - African healthcare sector, centred round Africa Health Trade Fair, Johannesburg, 5-7 May '15.4144Health IT USA2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-05-01T00:00:00+01:00Visit for Health IT companies interested in connecting to decision makers in the US Healthcare system.4172Exploring Exporting Workshop Cork2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-30T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4152AgriShow Market Study Visit2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-27T00:00:00+01:00Agri-tech sector market study visit to Brazil, taking in the largest sector event, AgriShow 2015, with a focus on matching dairy/beef production technologies with buyers, thought influencers and potential partners. It will include visits to some of the largest beef and dairy producers in Brazil, who have shown an active interest in Irish technology in this sector.4024Data Centre Event Finland2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-22T00:00:00+01:00Finnish data centre event with one focus area being the new high capacity data cable which will connect Finland and Germany in 2015 and how that will attract international data centre investments to Finland. 4142Interphex 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-21T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4195Export Awareness Event: Cork2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-16T00:00:00+01:00This Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4180Finance 4 Growth: Drive your Strategy Throughout the Company & Ensure its Success2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-15T00:00:00+01:00(No. 2 of 3) This workshop will analyse how to implement and manage the strategy developed in the business plan - exploring setting CSFs, KPIs and managing the performance of the company. This topic will discuss techniques on how to successfully implement change within your organisation. It will also look at managing the people side of change to achieve the required business outcome. The next workshop explores funding the plan.4100IECHE Saudi Arabia2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-15T00:00:00+01:00Higher Education Fair Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to promote Ireland as a destination to scholarship and self funded Third Level students. 4022European BioPharmaceutical Engineering Partnering Forum2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-15T00:00:00+01:00Following on from a successful 2014 edition, the European BioPharmaceutical Engineering Partnering Forum in collaboration with the ISPE Ireland will take place again in 2015 to promote excellence in biopharmaceutical engineering solutions from Ireland to a pan European audience of key buyers & influencers. The event will take place over 2 days in Dublin – the first day will take the form of a Knowledge Seminar & 1-2-1 Partnering Meetings and day 2 is the ISPE Ireland annual conference attended by Enterprise Ireland clients and buyers. Networking gala dinner in the evening. 4179Finance 4 Growth: Drive your Strategy Throughout the Company & Ensure its Success2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-14T00:00:00+01:00(No. 2 of 3) This workshop will analyse how to implement and manage the strategy developed in the business plan - exploring setting CSFs, KPIs and managing the performance of the company. This topic will discuss techniques on how to successfully implement change within your organisation. It will also look at managing the people side of change to achieve the required business outcome. The next workshop explores funding the plan.4069Student Ambassador Award Ceremony2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-04-01T00:00:00+01:00An awards ceremony in Farmleigh is taking place to acknowledge the contribution of Ireland’s Student Ambassadors in promoting studying in Ireland.4171Exploring Exporting Workshop Dublin2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-31T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4080Digital Strategies for International Markets2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-26T00:00:00ZThis seminar will highlight the growing need for Enterprise Ireland clients to develop and enhance their online presence in a focused and meaningful way which will promote existing and new business opportunities in overseas markets.4131China Pharmaceutical Association & Plant Engineering Annual Conference 2015 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-25T00:00:00ZThe 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. 4039Pet Care Market Innovation Event2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-24T00:00:00ZThis Enterprise Ireland client event is for suppliers of pet food and pet care products to international retailers. The format will be a workshop on market innovation trends, one-to-one meetings with European pet food buyers and an opportunity to display products in a mini trade show format, all at Enterprise Ireland Offices at East Point Business Park, Dublin 3.4020Market Study Vist to Cosmoprof Fair - Bologna2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-19T00:00:00ZCosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, taking place in Bologna on March 20th-23rd, is the leading international event in the perfumery, hair, packaging, nail, beauty and spa sectors. With about 2400 exhibitors coming from 69 countries and over 200,000 visitors it is a unique opportunity to promote products, to meet with potential customers and distributors and to see the latest developments on the international scene.4076Calgary Oil and Gas Networking Event2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-13T00:00:00ZNetworking event for Enterprise Ireland and client company contacts to be held in Calgary. Primarily targeting oil and gas professionals.4056Arab Irish Business Forum - Focus on the Gulf2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-11T00:00:00ZArab Irish Business Forum, March 11 2015, Royal Hospital Kilmainham - An in depth examination of high growth export opportunities for Irish companies in the Gulf markets.4178Finance 4 Growth: Creating a Business and Financial Plan to Drive your Company's Growth2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-11T00:00:00Z(No. 1 of 3) This is the first of three workshops on the topic of strategic and financial planning. It will focus on how an SME should undertake the process of strategic planning. The following topics will be discussed; preparing business plans, financial forecasting, how to conduct scenario testing, setting milestones, ranking and rating projects. The next workshop will focus on implementing the strategic plan. 4026New Energy Efficiency Regulation in Germany: challenges and opportunities for the built environment2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-10T00:00:00ZOn occasion of the ISH fair in Frankfurt EI Germany will bring Irish built environment companies and German companies together in an expert panel session on challenges and opportunities derived from the innovation of the German energy efficiency legislation followed by a networking reception and individual meetings. The panel session will cover topics such as Overview energy efficiency regulation in Germany and neighbouring countries (France, UK, Benelux); challenges and opportunities; Possible product strategies derived from the above for select Irish companies from the smart build cluster ; Kfw funding opportunities, the role and influence of Government ministries on approvals; Future Outlook and potential positioning of Irish firms in this sphere - target definition; Tendering process. Typical sequences, obstacles, competitor actions. Meet with the KNX association; the KNX standard is for applications, industrial, commercial and residential buildings worldwide. 4177Finance 4 Growth: Creating a Business and Financial Plan to Drive your Company's Growth2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-10T00:00:00Z(No. 1 of 3) This is the first of three workshops on the topic of strategic and financial planning. It will focus on how an SME should undertake the process of strategic planning. The following topics will be discussed; preparing business plans, financial forecasting, how to conduct scenario testing, setting milestones, ranking and rating projects. The next workshop will focus on implementing the strategic plan. 4036World Water Tech 2015 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-09T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland is headline sponsor for the World Water Tech Investment Summit taking place in London 9th-11th March. The World Water Tech Conference aims to strengthen and develop close cooperation between R&D start-ups, technology integrators, strategic investors and end-users – including both utilities and the key industrial sectors: energy, mining and food and beverage. The event comprises of a 2 day summit with Enterprise Ireland clients gaining exclusive access to a pre-summit evening reception with intimate networking dinner, one-one meet the buyer meetings, a breakfast briefing and all PR opportunities scheduled as headline sponsors. Enterprise Ireland has secured 20 delegate places for interested client companies to participate which includes: - Customised individual showcase slot at corporate stand. - Full 2 day conference attendance. - Invitation to all networking events taking place in addition to the summit itself.4193Export Awareness Event: Dublin2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-05T00:00:00ZThis Event is designed as a Master Class for potential new exporters on how to internationalise their business from an Irish base. You will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from an Irish company sharing their experience and business lessons learned as they successfully made the transition from selling domestically to exporting to world markets. This event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports available from Enterprise Ireland for companies looking to Internationalise their business. The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) will outline supports available to drive the export agenda for local business.4167Converting Complex Sales2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-03T00:00:00ZThis interactive and highly practical one-day workshop and follow-up coaching programme will enable Enterprise Ireland client companies to win more business by following a well-proven approach to understanding buyer behaviour and developing a convincing business case. It is aimed at companies selling high value products and services into business-to-business (B2B) markets. This workshop will help companies to be more effective at managing key business opportunities, develop an understanding of buyers’ needs at each stage of the buying cycle and using this insight to implement the right influencing strategy For further information and to register your intereset please click on the link below. 3919Mobile World Congress 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-03-02T00:00:00ZMobile 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 around the world.3921Aviation MRO Show, Russia 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-26T00:00:00ZThe 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.4060Market Brief & Sales Leads in Financial Software in Africa2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-24T00:00:00ZAfrica is transforming from a continent in need of assistance to one of opportunity. Africa is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies – projected growth 5.8%, 2014-2019. The key markets in Africa are represented in this market brief and sales opportunity in the financial software and services sector. South Africa and Nigeria are introduced in greater detail by speakers from financial institutions and system integrator companies and Irish companies operating in the markets. You will take away essential information from this session plus you will have the opportunity to present your company to selected buyers from the 2 regions in Africa. 4086Low Carbon Scotland Trade Mission2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-24T00:00:00ZThis event will be a two day Trade Mission to Edinburgh to attend ‘Low Carbon Scotland’ - a Scottish Ministerial and Public/ Private Sector conference. This event is an opportunity to present Ireland’s capability in carbon emission reduction to help Scotland achieve their ambitious reduction targets of 42% by 2020. EI London will host an EI branded stand at this conference to promote Irish capability in the area of Carbon Reduction for the Public Sector in Scotland. Delegates will include senior representatives from Local Authorities, NHS Trusts, Universities, Colleges, Regional Transport Partnerships, ALACHO, Scottish Government and Scottish Transport. 4176Finance 4 Growth: The Role of the CFO & Creating a High Performance Management Team to Drive your Company's Growth2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-18T00:00:00ZThis topic will focus on the strategic role of the CFO and the impact of the Management team on growth and the bottom line. 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 internal conflict. It will instruct Management on how to nurture and formulate a strong team cohesion in order to drive their internal and external company growth. 4169Customer Value Proposition2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-18T00:00:00ZIn order to succeed in today’s competitive global marketplace, companies must have a clear understanding of their target customers and how value is created for those customers, then harness this knowledge into a compelling value proposition. The Value Proposition Workshop programme is designed to help you differentiate your organisation by the value you provide to your targets rather than solely by the products or services you provide. Through the development of a strategic value proposition you will be able to identify and focus on your ‘sweet spot’ customers, define what value you deliver to those customers, drive differentiation, produce more qualified leads and build strong, longer lasting relationships with your customers. To register please click on the link below.4175Finance 4 Growth: The Role of the CFO and Creating a High Performance Management Team to Drive your Company's Growth2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-17T00:00:00ZThis topic will focus on the strategic role of the CFO and the impact of the Management team on growth and the bottom line. 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 internal conflict. It will instruct Management on how to nurture and formulate a strong team cohesion in order to drive their internal and external company growth. 4030Market Study Visit to Mining Indaba2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-09T00:00:00ZAfrica is transforming from a continent in need of assistance to one of opportunity. Africa is one of the world’s fastest-growing economies – projected growth 5.8%, 2014-2019. As part of our 2015 Africa Strategy, Enterprise Ireland will organise a MSV (Market Study Visit) to the Mining Indaba. The purpose of this visit is 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, www.miningindaba.com. This event is the major trade show and exhibition in the Mining and Natural Resources sector, focusing 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 three day MSV is prepared by Enterprise Ireland - Johannesburg and will include business networking opportunities and a visit to the exhibition and conference. 4061Italy Ireland Multi Sector Networking Event2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-06T00:00:00ZItaly-Ireland Networking Event at Villa Spada - Embassy of Ireland in Rome, Italy4166Pitching to Win New Business2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-02-04T00:00:00ZLife is a Pitch, especially as you strive to grow your business. Seeking the form of words, the compelling message, and the confident delivery to drive your sales offer is sometimes a challenge. The Pitching to Win New Business Workshop will give you hands-on experience on how to successfully pitch your company’s product or service to achieve increased sales. You will learn to fine tune your sales pitch and presentation with the support of expert trainers, in the company of similar businesses. For further information on this workshop and to register your attendance please click on the link below.4164Minister Nash Visit to the UAE2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-26T00:00:00ZMinister Nash Healthcare Trade Visit to the UAE during Arab Health 2015. Agenda will include a joint reception on January 27th with Enterprise Ireland, UK Trade and Invest and Invest Northern Ireland. There will also be a number of commercial and official meetings in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Minister Nash will also be a guest speaker at a Dubai Irish Business Network Breakfast Meeting on Jan 27th. 3985Arab Health 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-26T00:00:00ZArab 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. 4168Digital Marketing Strategy Workshop2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-22T00:00:00ZThis programme is designed to help you define the purpose of your digital marketing and create a Digital Marketing Strategy for your company and understand the importance of your unique value proposition within the marketspace. By creating a digital marketing plan that links with your business plans this will allow senior managers to direct marketers and external agencies with ease. From this Workshop you will understand how to set digital marketing milestones and what to do if they are not being met. To register please click on the link below.4092Intersec 2015 2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-18T00:00:00ZIntersec 2015 - a major annual event for the Middle East security industry, with growing emphasis on IT security.3983Showcase Ireland 20152015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-18T00:00:00ZShowcase 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.4072Market Study Visit to WEMW Co-production Forum2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-18T00:00:00ZMarket Study visit to" When East Meets West" co-production Forum in Trieste, Italy.4114The Star Fair Malaysia2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-17T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland will be exhibiting at the Star Education fair in Kuala Lumpur this year and will be joined by 10 of our leading universities and higher education institutions. Star is one of the leading HE fairs held in Malaysia each year.4165Channel Partner Development - Envision Management Consultants2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-15T00:00:00ZFor many Irish companies, growing sales in the international marketplace hinges on the ability to identify, manage, and get the best possible sales performance from the right channel partners. However, many companies find it difficult to identify and recruit suitable channel partners. The Channel Partner Development workshop is designed to help companies to develop a strong route-to-market strategy that will deliver: • Increased levels of engagement with suitable partners in international markets; • Increased levels of profitable business secured through partner channels; • Increased sales turnover, increased exports, and improved profitability. For further information and to register your interest please click on the link below.4015Meet the Buyer Event - Court Services PPP2015-01-27T03:00:00Z2015-01-12T00:00:00ZIt is intended that new courthouse buildings will be developed in Drogheda, Letterkenny, Limerick and Wexford and also that refurbishment and extension works to existing courthouses will be carried out in Cork, Mullingar and Waterford. These priority projects, as identified by the Courts Service, will help to deliver improvements leading to reduced waiting times and reduced costs of litigation. Also, the improvements in court buildings in city and county town locations around the country will allow the rationalisation of court sittings and help to achieve efficiencies in delivering services through the use of improved facilities and technology. The programme’s capital value is €135m.