Showcase Ireland 2025



19th - 21st January 2025, RDS Dublin

Showcase Ireland 2025 Photo


The Local Enterprise Showcase 2025 will be located in hall 3 in the RDS (The Serpentine Hall) on 19th to 21st January 2025 and will be named the Local Enterprise Hall. 

The client offering is a subsided 2x2 metre stand, name plate and 2 spotlights costing €800 per stand space for each client. Selection is based on the criteria outlined below. Please note that clients who have previously exhibited in Local Enterprise Area on 3 occasions or more will not be prioritised.

Selection Criteria

The LEO Dublin City will base their decision on the following criteria:

  • High standards in design, quality and manufacture of product offer
  • High standards in sales / packaging /promotional material
  • Experience and commitment to high standards in display and stand exhibit
  • Demonstrate trading history for at least 12 months
  • Products must be suitable for wholesale and will have the capacity to deliver on orders received at the Show
  • Must be financially aware of the wholesale market and its expectations

Successful applicants will be required to 

  • Meet the deadlines and requirements as per Local Enterprise Showcase Coordinator 
  • Display and present a professional business
  • Exhibit under the logo of the LEO Dublin City
  • Ensure the exhibition stand is staffed for the duration of the Showcase 2025
  • For those who are selected, they will be required to attend one central briefing sessions - to be delivered in person on the 1st and 8th of October (attendance at this is compulsory)
  • Attend a series of short online one hour training courses to help prepare you pre and post-Show (dates and times to be confirmed)
  • You will receive access to 1-1 mentoring in key areas such as pricing, trading terms, etc
  • Payment of €800.00 for the stand must be made by the 26th September 2024 (LEO South Dublin will collect the payment and a payment link will be issued to clients who are deemed successful)

The Closing Date for fully completed Expressions of Interest is Monday 1st July 2024. In order to be considered for a space you must complete an Application From via the national portal via the following link - by Monday 1st July 2024.