This week at IEA

IEA Exporters Roundtable Industry event in association with American Airlines is now fully booked, more information about this event taking place in the Port of Cork can be found at  Keep an eye out for 2 further exporters roundtables in the regions in Autumn time

Smart Business Show :  We are delighted to announce that the Irish Exporters Association’s National Export Campaign and National Export Hub will be partnering with the Smart Business Show to provide our members with an exclusive discount to attend the show. We will have a stand on the day and will also be hosting a seminar and a talk. The Smart Business Show is an opportunity to explore the latest innovative technologies and to engage, connect and do business with exhibitors and thousands of attendees. The IEA willl run a workshop and a motivational talk.

The workshop: “The Export Journey, am I on the Right Path?” 

Event Chairperson -Patrick Joy-(Founder Suretank Group, EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2013, National Export Campaign and National Export Hub Chairperson). This workshop will provide a platform for two successful companies based in Ireland to share best practice stories and lessons learned to an audience of novice exporters or companies already exporting but want to break into a new market.

  • ABP Food Group, one of Ireland’s most recognised exporting companies, and more recently the first company in the EU to export beef to the United States following the reopening of that market.
  • Good4U, producers of some of the healthiest foods on the planet including sprouts, seeds and wheatgrass will showcase their innovation illustrating how they set new trends and forged new markets for its health food product range. Good4U products can be found in leading retailers across Ireland and the UK.

Take advantage of these benefits by attending the show and workshop for the discounted early bird rate of €15 (normally €30)Click here 

Cuba Dublin Festival 2015 – Experience the diverse and exciting culture of Cuba through films, music and much more. Follow the Latin America Trade Forum on Twitter for updates @LATF_IEA

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The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) is the independent representative body for all Irish exporters. It offers a range of practical help and support to Irish exporters under three main pillars:

  1. The voice of the Irish export industry
  2. The source of practical knowledge and
  3. The connecting force for Irish exporters

The IEA represents the whole spectrum of companies within the export industry including SME’s who are beginning to think about exporting for the first time right through to global multinational companies who are already extensively exporting from Ireland. Read more

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The IEA provides a wide range of services to keep you and your colleagues up to speed with the issues that really matters to your company including assistance with market entry and much more.

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What We Do

The Irish Exporters Association is the largest association of its kind in Ireland committed to the needs of Exporters and guiding them through their export journey. We welcome members to join at any stage along the exporting journey from pre exporters to exporters. We provide three main services to our members: Representing the needs of our members through the development of Policy, lobbying, and direct intervention with government on the issues that matter most. Educating on matters relating to export compliance, and providing practical knowledge on Ireland’s various export markets. Connecting you into new markets and toother exporting companies here in Ireland.

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In a bid to fulfill one of the fundamental goals of providing an intellectual foundation of knowledge, the Irish Exporters Association provides a wide range of resources to both members and non-members. These come in the form of News, Videos, Publications, Submissions and Ezines.  Please click the link to review this information. Read more

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