National Ploughing Championships 2019

Applications Now Open to Showcase at the National Ploughing Championships 2019

The National Ploughing Championships are being held in Ballintrane, Fenagh, Co. Carlow from 17th to 19th September 2019, where over 250,000 consumers will visit a 50 acre exhibition and trade arena, and LEO South Cork are inviting applications for the chance to showcase your company at this prestigious event

The Local Enterprise Offices are hosting a Local Enterprise Village to provide an opportunity for clients to take full advantage of the unique consumer event, and we are now inviting clients interested in availing of this stand to complete the Expression of Interest' form and return to our office by Tuesday 4th June. Please note that priority will be given to enterprises manufacturing their own product or offering an innovative service relevant to the audience expected at the show. Once your expression of interest form has been received, it will be considered centrally and successful applicants will be advised by email in mid June, an will be invited to a press briefing day on June 19th.

Chosen exhibitors will be expected to attend a client briefing and photography session and will be assigned one of the following dates:

  • 19th June 2019, 10am to 4pm - Arboretum, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

Successful applicants will be advised of full details at confirmation of booking stage.

As part of this 'Local Enterprise Village' each company will receive:

  • Exhibition Space (3x2 meters)
  • Two Exhibitor Passes
  • One space in the exhibitor parking area (General parking is free at the event)
  • Electricity Supply
  • Two 13 amp sockets (any additional electricity requirements must be booked in advance with the providers and will be subject to additional charges)
  • Two Spot Lights
  • Access to PR Opportunities
  • Exhibition Advice

The cost to the client for this stand will be €500. The cost of stands is highly subsidised. Please note that this is first and foremost an opportunity to showcase your products and build contacts with a view to future sales as opposed to being an event to be measured by sales made over the three days. Food companies can serve samples only or sell products for home use.

If you want to find out more about this event and the potential fit and opportunity for your business, please contact our office on 0214285200 or via email at

Click here to download the application form