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DIT: Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Ireland

Date: February 8th - February 10th

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is delighted to invite new and inexperienced exporters from multiple sectors across the Northern Powerhouse to join our Trade Mission to Dublin, Ireland. Ireland is a good place for UK businesses to start exporting for the first time, as business practices, laws, systems of finance and broader culture are similar to the UK.

The mission is a great opportunity for companies, to explore their potential in Ireland and establish connections within the market.

Why Join?

  • Opportunity to experience first-hand the potential growth for your business in the Irish market
  • Gain insights and knowledge into achieving your exporting aims in Ireland
  • Discover why Ireland is an ideal market to consider when exporting for the first time or with little experience
  • Potential to grow your network within Ireland
  • In-market support based in Ireland
  • Hear from a range of speakers with experience of doing business in Ireland

This trade mission is tailored for new and inexperienced SMEs from across the Northern Powerhouse. Eligible SMEs may qualify for financial support towards flights and accommodation.

There is a non-refundable registration fee cost of £99 incl. VAT, payable upon approval of attendance.

Please note: Only one delegate per company can attend. Delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their own travel and accomodation. Companies must be from the Northern Powerhouse region.

Optional OCO Global 1-2-1 support cost of £250.00. (This opportunity is for a maximum of 10 delegates.) For more information about OCO:

Subject to travel restrictions, The programme is provisional and may be subject to change.

For more information call 0345 136 0169 or email


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