Showcase 2025

Local Enterprise Office Louth Call for Applications Showcase Ireland 2025


Showcase Ireland 2025, Ireland’s Creative Expo, showcasing Ireland’s leading designer makers, will take place from Sunday 19th to Tuesday 21st January 2025 at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. See for more information.

In 2025 Local Enterprise Office Louth will take three individual stands (there may be a possibility for more) in the LEO Enterprise Hall which features first time and emerging exhibitors.

Local Enterprise Office Louth is offering places to either first time exhibitors and or those who may have exhibited at Showcase Ireland before with Louth LEO. Participants must be running their own craft/design/creative business in County Louth on a full time basis.

Showcase Ireland is a Trade Fair, and those who wish to apply should fully understand and be prepared, willing and able to deal with the wholesale aspect of a Trade Fair. Please look at the exhibitor categories on the Showcase Ireland website to check that this is the right trade fair for your products.

Training will be provided by the LEO network to those who are selected which will prepare exhibitors for Showcase Ireland 2025 and additional mentoring will be available.  Participation in the online training is a requirement of exhibiting on the Local Enterprise Office Louth stand.

Individual spaces on the stands and the pre-event training are worth over €3,000 (includes electricity and lights) for 3 days exposure. Selected participants will be charged a subsidised rate of €800. Stand fees will be paid via LEO Galway and must be paid in full by September 26th.

All Applications will be subject to a Selection Process within Louth and final ratification by a national committee who will look at the overall applications from all LEO’s.  Selection will be made on the Application Form and Supporting Materials alone and scoring criteria at local level will be based on the following: 




Product Suitability for wholesale


Trading Experience   


Economic impact Co. Louth/ value added (% product designed & made in Ireland)         





If you would like to apply please complete the  APPLICATION FORM at by June 26th. Applications arriving after this date and time will not be accepted. If your images/pricelists are of a large please send a link where we can access the documents.

If you have any queries, or need more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Sarah Mallon at

 Showcase 2025