Get Export Ready Cork -29th April 2015

Are you thinking about Exporting as a new route to growth for your company?

Are you in the early stages of Exporting?

Here is a one-off opportunity to learn from John Bowen, Cork based business advocate and serial entrepreneur the lessons of a company’s journey to trading internationally and to ask the hard questions about exporting and the various challenges that come with trying to win customers overseas.

The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of supports Enterprise Ireland and the South Cork LEO have that support businesses wishing to expand.

The Irish Exporters Association, AIB, DHL, Euler Hermes, APB Food Group and PWC will also be in attendance at the event to advise participants on practical supports available for new and early stage exporters.




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Date and Venue

 

Programme

TimeAgenda

09:00

Registration and Tea/Coffee

09.30  

Welcome and Introduction
Jerry Moloney, Regional Director, South Region, Enterprise Ireland

09:40

Session 1
John Bowen, Cork based business advocate and serial entrepreneur will talk about a company’s journey from trading domestically to becoming a successful exporter.

He will explore the pros and cons of exporting, from preparation and planning to the execution of how to find new customers overseas and assess the risks and rewards that go with growing a business through exporting. 
Followed by Q & A

10.30

Tea/Coffee

10.45

Session 2 - Get Export Ready, Enterprise Ireland

Enda McDonnell, Manager, Potential Exporters Division, Enterprise Ireland.                  

This session walks participants through the Enterprise Ireland programmes that support new and early stage exporters. It will cover the range of information, training, and financial products EI has available to new and early stage exporters.

11.00   

South Cork Local Enterprise Office (LEO)
Sean O’Sullivan CEO South Cork LEO, will outline the suite of supports available from the Local Enterprise Offices, to drive the development of small business in the region who is considering an export agenda.

11.15

The Irish Exporter Association, will outline their practical supports available to companies considering an export agenda

AIB, DHL, Euler Hermes, APB Food Group and PWC will also be in attendance at the event to advise participants on practical supports available for new and early stage exporters.


Download the Programme [pdf format].


More information/contact

If you have any queries in relation to the event, please contact:

Rena Cushion

Programme Manager
Potential Exporters Unit
Enterprise Ireland

+353 1 727 2695

Rena Cushion


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