EventsFeedThis feed shows all Events on the Enterprise Ireland Websiteuuid:bb32bb26-af54-405f-bf7b-9e693c0e574c;id=2482015-07-29T03:38:08+01:00info@enterprise-ireland.com4201Exploring Exporting Workshop Dublin2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-12-10T00:00:00ZThis 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.4191Finance 4 Growth: Eurozone Update2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-12-08T00:00:00ZThis workshop will be an update on the economic status of the Eurozone.4196Export Awareness Event: Dublin2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-30T00:00:00ZThis 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.4218Trade Mission to Rhone-Alpes2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-26T00:00:00ZBusiness meetings and networking with companies and potential partners in the Rhones Alpes Region of France (Lyon and Grenoble). Over 2 days, clients principally in Lifesciences and Cleantech will have the opportunity to build their business and networks in this important French Region with pre-arranged B2B meetings and a reception in the presence of the Irish Ambassador to France and a Government Minister.4204Exploring Exporting Workshop Waterford2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-24T00:00:00ZThis 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.4190Finance 4 Growth: Product Innovation and Project Appraisal2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-18T00:00:00ZThis 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.4189Finance 4 Growth: Product Innovation and Project Appraisal2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-17T00:00:00ZThis 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.4238Airline Information Mega Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-17T00:00:00ZAirline Information's Annual Mega Event comprises three conference tracks in a single venue; Ancillary Revenue & Merchandising, FFPs& Frequent Guest Loyalty, and Travel Co-branding. This is the perfect opportunity for companies in Travel Tech to directly access decision makers within US-based airlines, be viewed as thought leaders in ancillary revenue innovation, and potentially pitch their technology on-stage in the Lions' Den.4214Education in Ireland Mission to India2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-14T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland student fairs.4216GetReady UK2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-11T00:00:00ZProgramme of activities including mentoring and peer to peer learning, to help clients develop sustainable growth in the UK market.4071Saudi Agriculture 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-11T00:00:00ZAs 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.4124Dubai Air Show 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-08T00:00:00ZTaking part in the largest aviation event in the Middle East with access to an Ireland information desk at Dubai Airshow (brochure display and location for meetings), individual appointment scheduling, inclusion in an Irish Aviation PR campaign, profile in show directory, an Irish aviation reception and off site group visits to airline facilities in UAE. This event is open to all Irish companies targeting airlines and airports across training, technology, engineering and services.4213Tendering Best Practice Workshop2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-06T00:00:00ZWhether your business is experienced or new to tendering and is seeking to improve its chances of winning public and private sector contracts, Enterprise Ireland is hosting a series of Tendering Best-Practice Workshops in Edinburgh. The Aim is to: (i) Help you better understand what major buyers are looking for in a supplier through 'how to tender' workshops, 'bid management' events and ‘writing commercially successful bids’. (ii) Help you find other small and medium-sized businesses to work with to bid for larger contracts. (iii) Provide you with information on potential contracts and business opportunities, and offer support and advice if you’re considering bidding for them. (iv) Explain how the public sector buying system works. (v) Help you spot the areas where there is a shortage of suppliers of products and services.4064Financial Services & BPO Embassy Dinner2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-05T00:00:00ZNetworking 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: Waterford2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-11-03T00:00:00ZThis 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 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-29T00:00:00ZMed 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. 4078Market Study Visit to 70th International Dairy Cattle Show 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-28T00:00:00ZThe 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.4117NAJAH Higher Education Exhibition UAE2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-28T00:00:00ZNAJAH Higher Education Fair will present Ireland's higher education to UAE students who wish to study abroad.4068China Education Expo 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-24T00:00:00+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. 4120Brazil Higher Education Fair (BMI) 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-23T00:00:00+01:00The Brazil Higher Education Fair (Salão do Universitário) will take place in Sao Paolo in October this year, and is specifically for institutions who wish to attract students to undergraduate and postgraduate courses.4159CEO Forum2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-22T00:00:00+01:00The 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.4083Digital Strategies for International Markets2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-22T00:00:00+01:00The event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales, or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy. It will focus on how companies can use the Internet to: - Market their products and services more successfully in international markets; - Learn about the strategies and processes needed to identify, reach and retain new customers on the Web. 4188Finance 4 Growth: Export Finance - Limiting the Risk of International Trade2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-21T00:00:00+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 Trade2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-20T00:00:00+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.4203Exploring Exporting Workshop Galway2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-20T00:00:00+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.4054Trade Mission West Africa2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-19T00:00:00+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 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-18T00:00:00+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.com4091Enterprise Software Market Study Visit 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-18T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Software Gulf Market Study Visit4063Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-14T00:00:00+01:00"Driving Innovation through Partnership". A series of networking events and one to one meetings in Dundalk, Waterford, Cork and Galway. The objective is to deepen the level of engagement between MNC's based in Ireland and EI clients through supplier opportunities, technology partnerships and or other collaborative initiatives.4043China Horse Fair 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-14T00:00:00+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. 4028The Off-Site Construction Show 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-14T00:00:00+01:00A reception to promote Ireland’s world class capability in offsite construction and the associated adoption of Building Information Modelling.4105CPhI Worldwide2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-13T00:00:00+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: Galway2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-06T00:00:00+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.4144Health IT USA2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-05T00:00:00+01:00Visit for Health IT companies interested in connecting to decision makers in the US Healthcare system.4158Mipcom 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-05T00:00:00+01:00MIPCOM 2015 is the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Each October, the industry’s major players 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.4027Baltic Ports Market Study Visit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-05T00:00:00+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. 4123NACAC 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-01T00:00:00+01:00NACAC is the annual conference for High School Counsellors bringing together more than 5,000 secondary and post-secondary college admission counselling professionals to attend educational and networking sessions. Education in Ireland and Irish HEI’s will exhibit at this event with the objective of attracting more full time undergraduate North American students to Ireland.4251Enterprise Start2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-10-01T00:00:00+01:00The workshop is targeted at entrepeneurs with an innovative business idea that have the potential to be scaled up significantly within three years and be export driven. 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 supports for Start Up's.4202Exploring Exporting Workshop Dundalk2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-29T00:00:00+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.4134Innovation arena At National Ploughing Championships2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-22T00:00:00+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 4116International Markets Week 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-21T00:00:00+01:00Opportunity to meet overseas offices to discuss how exports might be increased. It also provides a chance for companies to meet other specialists in the organisation.4034Carbon Wealth Creation for the Food Processing Industry2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-17T00:00:00+01:00The European conference for energy & environmental innovation engineered for the food processing industry of tomorrow. This networking & B2B conference is designed to showcase some of Ireland’s most innovative technology companies that are having real impact in reducing the carbon footprint of the European food processing industry of the future. Innovations in the areas of waste water treatment, metering & sensors, energy monitoring and control systems, energy efficiency, process optimisation and waste to energy will be showcased at this event. The event will deliver on three main objectives: (i) Thought leadership sharing and innovation showcasing (ii) Peer to Peer Networking (iii) Facilitating new business relationships and alliances between major European food producers and the most innovative technology companies from Ireland in this sector.4113Financial Services Market Study Visit to China 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-16T00:00:00+01:00Financial Service is the growing and competitive sector for Ireland. Asia, in particular Hong Kong and China have huge business potential and opportunity in the Fin-Tech, payment, BPO, Insurance, Fund Services, regulatory compliance area where Irish solution providers can supply to the market. Enterprise Ireland aims to help the Irish clients to explore their potential, identity the key opportunity and build their project pipelines in our Greater China area via Hong Kong or Shanghai platform. 4186Finance 4 Growth: Expand your Business Internationally - Market Access & Development2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-16T00:00:00+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 & Development2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-15T00:00:00+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: Dundalk2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-15T00:00:00+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. 4125Canada's Outdoor Farm Show2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-15T00:00:00+01:00Irish AgriTech companies are invited to be part of an Irish Pavilion at the Canada Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) 2015, held in Woodstock, Ontario. There is currently a lot of opportunity for Irish Agritech companies in Canada. COFS is the biggest show in Ontario with 750+ exhibitors and over 42,000 visitors each year.4066EAIE 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-15T00:00:00+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.4075Low Carbon Vehicle Show - LCV2015 - Irish Pavilion2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-09T00:00:00+01:00International Low Carbon Vehicle show at Millbrook Proving Ground, with an Irish Pavilion showcasing Irish capability around automotive, electric vehicle infrastructure and new technologies. 4212Tendering Best Practice Workshops2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-04T00:00:00+01:00Whether your business is experienced or new to tendering and is seeking to improve its chances of winning public and private sector contracts, Enterprise Ireland is hosting a series of Tendering Best-Practice Workshops in Edinburgh. The Aim is to: (i) Help you better understand what major buyers are looking for in a supplier through 'how to tender' workshops, 'bid management' events and ‘writing commercially successful bids’. (ii) Help you find other small and medium-sized businesses to work with to bid for larger contracts. (iii) Provide you with information on potential contracts and business opportunities, and offer support and advice if you’re considering bidding for them. (iv) Explain how the public sector buying system works. (v) Help you spot the areas where there is a shortage of suppliers of products and services.4260Workshop on Oil & Gas Business Opportunities in Norway & Sweden2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-09-03T00:00:00+01:00Over the years, Enterprise Ireland Stockholm has developed a solid network in the Norwegian and Swedish Oil and Gas sector. With the ultimate focus to sell Irish technologies to the Nordic region, the objective of the workshop is to present the Business Opportunities to Irish companies active in the sector.4021NYNOW Irish Showcase2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-08-15T00:00:00+01:00NYNOW (formerly the NY International Gift Show) is a leading US trade show for Home, Gift & Lifestyle products. Drawing 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries. 4174Exploring Exporting Workshop Limerick2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-08-13T00:00:00+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.4192Seed & Venture Capital Report 2014 Launch2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-07-16T00:00:00+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.4041Food & Beverage Innovation Opportunities2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-07-11T00:00:00+01:00A food and beverage knowledge event, based on attendance at IFT 2015, which aims to challenge clients innovation agenda and build on R&D capability/linkages.4110Animation Industry Inward Buyer Visit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-07-10T00:00:00+01:00In this developmental IBV session, 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. 4040Market Study Visit to Falsterbo Horse Show 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-07-04T00:00:00+01:00Market Study Visit to Falsterbo, the Nordic region's largest horse show. Taking place n the south of Sweden, client companies will learn about the equine industry in the Nordic region and network with the major buyers of products and technologies for horses, including breeders, owners, trainers and vets. A networking reception will be held in association with this event. 4032Infrastructure MSV to UAE and Qatar2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-07-01T00:00:00+01:00Infrastructure Market Study Visit to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha. Projects valued in the mulitple $100's billions will be awarded in the coming years as part of detailed investment and development plans in these key Gulf states.4155Irish Visual Effects & Film Industry Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-25T00:00:00+01:00This event works in conjunction with the 'Design Ireland' initiative. We will bring together the Irish Film, Animation and VFX industry at a reception in one location and acknowledge the contribution that the industry has made in recent years to Irish culture and the economy. 4247Get Export Ready - Limerick2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-25T00:00:00+01:00This event is designed to help companies who are thinking of exporting for the first time or those that are in the early stages of exporting. A range of supports will be outlined to help companies prepare to export and to win new business overseas.4237Horizon 2020 Environment Networking Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-25T00:00:00+01:00This networking event will outline opportunity areas in the upcoming Horizon 2020 Environment Work Programme (including ICT and Social Science & Humanities). It is designed to encourage collaborations between research capable organisations (SMEs, Large Companies, Public Authorities, and Utilities etc) and the academic research community in Ireland (North and South). The aim of the event is to raise awareness of activities and capabilities within the environment area in Ireland and to develop networks of potential applicants that can target the significant funding opportunities in the upcoming 2016-2017 funding period. 4126IT for Health2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-23T00:00:00+01:00Opportunities in US Market for IT Health sector.4082Digital Strategies for Overseas Markets2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-18T00:00:00+01:00The event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales, or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy. It will focus on how companies can use the Internet to: - Market their products and services more successfully in international markets; - Learn about the strategies and processes needed to identify, reach and retain new customers on the Web. 4097Achema - Networking Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-17T00:00:00+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. 4184Finance 4 Growth: Effective Succession Planning - How Your Company Can Benefit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-17T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4183Finance 4 Growth: Effective Succession Planning - How Your Company Can Benefit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-16T00:00:00+01:00This 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.4162Paris Airshow Events2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-15T00:00:00+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.4084Sports Technology Conference2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-11T00:00:00+01:00A one day conference with the objective to showcase EI’s innovative clients with technologies within Digital Sport Marketing and Player Performance in Sports. Two parallel streams with international speakers. Pre-booked 1-2-1 meetings between international guests and clients. 4249Exploring Exporting Workshop - Athlone 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-11T00:00:00+01:00This workshop is aimed at early and pre-export companies that have the potential to sell their products/services in international markets. This highly practical one-day workshop will enable participants to investigate the export opportunities for their companies. 4248Customer Value Proposition Workshop2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-10T00:00:00+01:00The Value Proposition workshop 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. 4241PraxisUnico Conference 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-10T00:00:00+01:00The PraxisUnico Conference is a highlight of the year for professionals engaged in knowledge transfer and research commercialisation, and those associated including funders, policy makers and industry4098Student Entrepreneur Awards 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-10T00:00:00+01:00The Student Entrepreneur Awards is a great opportunity for ambitious and enterprising third level students to build a real-world business venture and at the same time be in with a chance to win a prize from the overall €35,000 cash prize fund, which includes a €10,000 first prize, as well as a €30,000 consultancy fund. The awards are co-sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, Invest Northern Ireland, Cruickshank Intellectual Property Attorneys, Grant Thornton and Intel, are open to all full time third level students in the island of Ireland. The closing date for the competition is 17th March 2015.4130Mystery Creek Fieldays 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-10T00:00:00+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.4133Financial Services Reception Frankfurt2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-09T00:00:00+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.4065Baltic States Market Study Visit 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-08T00:00:00+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. 4234Inward Mission from ASEAN: Building Management System2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-06-03T00:00:00+01:00This first inward mission from South East Asia will bring together key influencers, specifiers, and decision makers from green building and data centre clusters. Irish companies will hear about market potential and project pipelines in South East Asia, and will have opportunities to showcase their capabilities and avail of B2B meetings with the delegation. 4233Exploring Exporting Workshop Cork2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-28T00:00:00+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.4228UK Construction Sector Network Reception2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-28T00:00:00+01:00The Enterprise Ireland UK Construction and Property Network is proud to support the London launch of ID 2015 in the built environment at the Mall Galleries, London. This invitation only reception will introduce a month long programme to 200 professionals from UK and Irish industry and will celebrate examples of great Irish Design in the UK. (Art of a Nation – A rare collection of Irish art from the Crawford Art collection, Cork and the AIB collection will be exhibited at the gallery during the reception.) 4173Exploring Exporting Workshop Athlone2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-28T00:00:00+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.4210Market Study Visit to CIETT World Employment Conference2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-27T00:00:00+01:00CIETT is the International Confederation of private employment agencies. CIETTs preeminent World Employment conference will be held in Rome in May 2015. The conference, which is organized by CIETT in collaboration with Assolavoro, the Italian Association of Recruitment agencies, explores market trends, challenges and developments both at a local and an international level. The event will feature attendance from recruitment agencies from over 30 different countries with international industry-thoughts leaders speaking at the conference. 4074Aerospace/Aviation Trade Mission2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-27T00:00:00+01:00Ministerial led Trade Mission around Advanced Engineering, Aviation & Aerospace, with a networking dinner & related supply chain regional visits with Enterprise Ireland Clients.4059Trade Mission to South Africa2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-25T00:00:00+01:00Ministerial Trade Mission to South Africa to investigate opportunities for client companies in this vast growing market.3941NAFSA 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+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.4182Finance 4 Growth: Attract the Right Investors for your Business2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-20T00:00:00+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 Business2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-19T00:00:00+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.4148Technology Gateway Network Industry Show Case2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-18T00:00:00+01:00Enterprise Ireland in partnership with the Institutes of Technology has established a nationwide network of 12 Technology Gateways (www.technologgateway.ie ) which deliver technology solutions for Irish industry close to their market needs. The Gateways have a proven track record of working with industry and since 2008 along with their predecessors the AREs have completed >1,200 innovation based industry projects with over 600 Irish based companies. This showcase event is an opportunity for companies to network with the 12 Technology Gateways and discover how the Technology Gateways can help your company on its innovation journey. There will be an opportunity to view technical demonstrations form each Gateway as well testimonials from industry on how their collaborative industry projects with the Gateways helped their company. Enterprise Ireland staff can to explain what Innovation Supports you can avail of to assist in the development of a high impact collaborative project. 4051Smart Energy and M2M Soultions Market Study Visit to Poland 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-18T00:00:00+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. 4062Trade Mission to the Czech Republic and Poland2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-18T00:00:00+01:00Trade mission to the Czech Republic and Poland will allow companies entering these markets to explore potential for their products/services in a structured way and Minister's presence will create a momentum for introduction to high-level business and government contacts. The mission will include networking events as well as individual meetings with local buyers. 4085Investment, Fund Management and Compliance2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-13T00:00:00+01:00Financial Services business event for Enterprise Ireland's funds, alternative investment and compliance clients.4109Inward Mission - The Internet of Things2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-13T00:00:00+01:00Selected EI clients with technology in the “Internet of Things” space are invited to meet a range of international buyers interested in this sector. This is an Invitation only event. 4239Vietnam Market Study Visit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-13T00:00:00+01:00This is the first market study visit to Vietnam, primarily focussed on the aviation sector. Site visits, potential partners and end user meetings, plus opportunities for networking are included in the 3-day programme. Clients from other sectors are welcome to participate in relevant parts of the programme. 4194Get Export Ready Laois2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-12T00:00:00+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 Conference2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-07T00:00:00+01:00This event will focus on the European semiconductor industry. The half-day conference will provide insights on the current state of play in European semiconductor organisations; including emerging opportunities, influential trends and common challenges. Senior Executives from the industry will present and lead panel discussions on the future of the industry. The objectives of the event are to facilitate greater business links between Irish suppliers and European Semiconductor companies, and to promote Irish capability in this industry to a European audience. Senior Executives and Buyers will be invited to Ireland from semiconductor companies in Germany, Austria, France, the UK, Switzerland and Benelux.4052Market Study Visit - African Healthcare Market2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-05-04T00:00:00+01:00Market Study Visit - African healthcare sector, centred round Africa Health Trade Fair, Johannesburg, 5-7 May '15.4232Get Export Ready - Cork2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-29T00:00:00+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 form 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.4050GetReadyUK2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-28T00:00:00+01:00Programme of activities including mentoring and peer to peer learning, to help clients develop sustainable growth in the UK market.4069Student Ambassador Award Ceremony2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-23T00:00:00+01:00An awards ceremony in Farmleigh is taking place to acknowledge the contribution of Ireland’s Student Ambassadors in promoting studying in Ireland.4138UK Showcase for Advertising & Marketing Technology Companies2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-23T00:00:00+01:00Showcase & Reception of Irish technology, expertise & talent plus the latest advances & techniques in digital advertising, design capability & marketing. 4024Data Centre Event Finland2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-22T00:00:00+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. 4224Digital Marketing Strategy Workshop2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-22T00:00:00+01:00This 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 milestones and what to do if they are not being met. 4142Interphex 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-21T00:00:00+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.4023World of Concrete Europe 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-20T00:00:00+01:00"Be concrete” - a focus on concrete innovation. World Of Concrete Europe will fill out the extensive range traditionally on offer at INTERMAT, connected as it is to the ecosystem of concrete equipment and bringing together, across 20,000 sqm of exhibition space, all the specialists in plant and equipment for the production, transport, handling and laying of concrete.4104GHEDEX Oman2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-20T00:00:00+01:00Education in Ireland will host a number of institutions at the Global Higher Education Exhibition held in Oman, Muscat to promote Ireland as a destination to Omani scholarship and self funded Third Level students.3999Trade Mission to the Gulf States2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-19T00:00:00+01:00Trade Mission to the Gulf States of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. 4022BioPharma Engineering & Construction Forum2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-15T00:00:00+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. 4100IECHE Saudi Arabia2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-15T00:00:00+01:00Higher Education Fair Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to promote Ireland as a destination to scholarship and self funded Third Level students. 4180Finance 4 Growth: Drive your Strategy Throughout the Company & Ensure its Success2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-15T00:00:00+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.4179Finance 4 Growth: Drive your Strategy Throughout the Company & Ensure its Success2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-14T00:00:00+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.4223Customer Value Proposition2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-14T00:00:00+01:00The 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 stronger, longer lasting relationships with your customers.4157Miptv 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-04-13T00:00:00+01:00Miptv 2015 once again will be held in Palais des Festival, Cannes 13-16th April. Ireland on Screen, supported by Enterprise Ireland and Irish Film Board, is the brand representing Irish TV Producers and professional entertainment industry executives at Miptv.4171Exploring Exporting Workshop Dublin2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-31T00:00:00+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.4131China Pharmaceutical Association & Plant Engineering Annual Conference 2015 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-25T00:00:00ZThe 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. 4080Digital Strategies for Overseas Markets2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-25T00:00:00ZThe event is specifically targeted at those who work in international marketing and sales, or those responsible for their company’s online marketing strategy. It will focus on how companies can use the Internet to: - Market their products and services more successfully in international markets; - Learn about the strategies and processes needed to identify, reach and retain new customers on the Web. 4039Pet Care Market Innovation Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-24T00:00:00ZThis 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 3.4211Built Environment Week - North America2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-23T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland’s North American Built Environment week will be a showcase and rich learning experience for Irish Companies targeting export growth in the US and Canada. Through quality interaction with North American industry experts, advisors and buyers, Enterprise Ireland’s client companies have built relationships and further developed trade links with the North American market, which provides an abundance of opportunity for Irish companies.4118Brazil Higher Education Fairs 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-20T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland will host an information stand for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Brazilian students at the following fairs : Porto Alegre 20 March; Rio de Janeiro (Copacabana) 25 March, Sao Paulo on 28 & 29 March. 4020Market Study Visit to Cosmoprof - Bologna2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-19T00:00:00ZCosmoprof 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.4217Channel Partner Development2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-19T00:00:00ZFor 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.4121Nordic Business Visit2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-16T00:00:00ZBusiness networking reception in Stockholm during St Patrick's Day with Irish government Minister involvement. 4076Calgary Oil and Gas Networking Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-13T00:00:00ZNetworking event for Enterprise Ireland and client company contacts to be held in Calgary. Primarily targeting oil and gas professionals.4048Ireland@SXSW 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-12T00:00:00ZSXSW 2015 will build on the successful National stands in 2011-2014, with 30 + EI clients attending. New to 2015 is a featured panel during the Interactive conference, highlighting EI tech companies. This conference has some of the brightest minds in digital media hosting networking events and conference panels. SXSW Interactive offers a top-class line up of programs showcasing the best companies in web platforms, mobile applications, music tech and start-up ideas. 4135St Patrick's Day receptions2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-12T00:00:00ZSt Patrick's Day receptions will be held in both London and Edinburgh, celebrating the opportunities for growth in UK for Irish companies, and promoting Ireland as an island of innovation and design. 4205Enterprise Start Workshop2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-11T00:00:00ZIf you have an idea for an innovative and ambitious start-up business that has the potential for exporting and growth in International Markets, then Enterprise Ireland can assist you in exploring your new business idea through our Enterprise START Workshops. Our Workshops can help you build the foundations for your success by understanding: - Your Customer; - Your Market; - Your Funding Needs. 4209Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition & Conference2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-11T00:00:00ZAs Australia's largest oil and gas industry event for more than 30 years, AOG is expected to attract over 600 exhibitors and conference delegates from around the world to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11 - 13 March 2015. 4178Finance 4 Growth: Creating a Business and Financial Plan to Drive your Company's Growth2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-11T00:00:00Z(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. 4056Arab Irish Business Forum - Focus on the Gulf2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-11T00:00:00ZArab Irish Business Forum, 11 March 2015, Royal Hospital Kilmainham - An in depth examination of high growth export opportunities for Irish companies in the Gulf markets. 4026Energy Efficiency Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-10T00:00:00ZOn 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 Growth2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-10T00:00:00Z(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. 4111St Patricks Day Events2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-09T00:00:00ZNetworking events around St. Patrick's Day to help Irish clients meet their current and potential customers.4035World Water Tech Investment Summit London 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-09T00:00:00ZEnterprise 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. - Invitation to all networking events taking place in addition to the summit. 4193Export Awareness Event: Dublin2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-05T00:00:00ZThis 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 Sales2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-03T00:00:00ZThis 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 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-03-02T00:00:00ZMobile 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 20152015-07-29T03:00:01+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.4060Opportunities in Financial Software and Services in Africa2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-24T00:00:00ZAfrica 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. 4086Cleantech Scotland Trade Mission2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-23T00:00:00ZThis 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. 3994High Potential Start Up Class 2014 Investor & Networking Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-18T00:00:00ZThe High Potential Start Up Class 2014 Investor and Networking Event taking place in Dublin Castle Wed 18th February, 2015.4169Customer Value Proposition2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-18T00:00:00ZIn 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.4176Finance 4 Growth: The Role of the CFO & Creating a High Performance Management Team to Drive your Company's Growth2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-18T00:00:00ZThis 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. 4175Finance 4 Growth: The Role of the CFO and Creating a High Performance Management Team to Drive your Company's Growth2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-17T00:00:00ZThis 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 Indaba2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-09T00:00:00ZAfrica 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. 4016Education in Ireland Mission to India2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-06T00:00:00ZEducation in Ireland student fairs4061Italy Ireland Multi Sector Networking Event2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-06T00:00:00ZItaly-Ireland Networking Event at Villa Spada - Embassy of Ireland in Rome, Italy4018Womenswear Trend Forecast Spring 20162015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-04T00:00:00ZEnterprise Ireland, The Arthur Ryan Retail Centre and DIT are pleased to advise that the Womenswear Trend Forecast for Spring 2016 will be presented by Janet Holbrook representing Peclers Paris and Holbrook Studio London, on Wed 4th February, to include the following presentations: - Holbrook Studio W/W Styling Forecast for S/S 16 including Peclers Colour and Fabric Edit; - Peclers Catwalk Edit for S/S 15. 4166Pitching to Win New Business2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-02-04T00:00:00ZLife 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.4164Trade Mission to UAE2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-26T00:00:00ZMinister 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 2015-07-29T03:00:01+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. 4168Digital Marketing Strategy Workshop2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-22T00:00:00ZThis 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.3983Showcase Ireland 2015-07-29T03:00:01+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.4072Market Study Visit to When East Meets West (Film Co-Production Forum)2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-18T00:00:00ZWhen East Meets West (WEMW) is a film co-production forum taking place in Trieste that brings together 250 film professionals (financiers, funders, sales agents, commissioning editors and producers) from Italy, Eastern Europe and a selected region which changes annually. The 2015 edition will have a focus on the English Speaking Countries: Ireland, UK and North America. The event will give you the opportunity to meet and present your company to relevant industry players from Italy and Eastern Europe and network with potential customers and partners. WEMW is organised by the FVG Audio-visual Fund and the Trieste Film Festival, in collaboration with EAVE and EURIMAGES.4114The Star Fair Malaysia2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-17T00:00:00ZEducation 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 2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-15T00:00:00ZFor 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 PPP2015-07-29T03:00:01+01:002015-01-12T00:00:00ZIt 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.