Each year we offer companies the opportunity to showcase their products / services at various national and international trade shows.
Showcasing at these events can be crucial for young entrepreneurs looking to break into new markets.
Benefits of exhibiting at such events include:
- Exposure to new markets
- Raising your business profile
- Making important business contacts
- Making contact with new suppliers
Qualifying businesses may apply for support to cover the cost of participating at one of these events. The grant covers up to 50% of the total cost of attendance including travel, subsistence, attendance fee etc..
The following are just some of the events that we sponsor companies to attend each year:
Showcase is Ireland’s Creative Expo – now in its 38th year. It showcases unique, design-led products in fashion, knitwear, crafts, gifts and home accessories and is held in January in Dublin.
Futurallia is an International Business Forum which takes place anually in various locations worldwide. More than 700 companies representing 30 different countries participate at the forum, where they can gain access to a rich network of contacts and international business experts. This forum allows companies to participate in up to 16 pre-schedules and personalized business meetings over two days. This is a multi-sectored event with health, well-being/living environment, chemical/materials, ICT/creative industries, energy, transportation and green vehicles amongst the sectors represented.
Food and Hospitality Ireland
Food & Hospitality Ireland showcases the most innovative new products and services in the Irish food and drink sector.