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Trade Missions & International Events

Past events: 

Polish ICT Delegation to Cork, May 2016

The scope of this event was to create linkages between Polish and Irish companies. Polish representatives included:  

  • Aberit is an interactive agency and software house. Its mission is to help companies to grow dynamically and to build strong brands. The company offers a creative approach to problem-solving and market analysis. 
  • BMM specialises in software implementation and business training. It manages over 250 IT and 150 training projects in companies and hospitals throughout Poland. It specialises primarily in project management, human resources management, accounting and controlling. Its products and services are directed to medium-sized and large enterprises, along with hospitals.
  • Hyperfox is a marketing agency that has an in-house creative department and it can offer its services to both national and international clients. They are experts in providing digital solutions through creative designed media. 
  • Ideo operates in the services and internet technology sector; providing effective and competitive solutions in e-marketing, e-business, e-government and e-consulting. The company offers a diverse range of services relating to planning, creation and promotion of internet solutions. 
  • KlasterIT is a cluster which supports the implementation of joint investment enterprises, business cooperation and promotional campaigns for the region’s ICT sector, Podkarpackie.
  • Order of Code (OCC) specialises in the optimisation and production of highly efficient systems for data gathering, transformation and analysis. The majority of OOC’s client-base is UK-based.
  • Primebit Studio is a brand that creates innovative IT solutions across a wide range of industries. With its experience, it is able to create advanced and user-friendly products. Its current client-base includes Austria, the UK, Australia, France, Denmark, Italy, Norway, Germany and China.
  • Top is a manufacturer and supplier of specialised IT systems for large and medium-sized companies in various industries. The company offers a full comprehensive software package such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (including finance, human resources, sales, logistics, purchasing, warehouse, complaints, transportation, CRM and production), analytical business intelligence systems, web tools supporting contact with the clients web map service (WMS) and B2B systems, document management systems, dedicated applications and reporting systems.

    For further information about this mission, contact Eimear. 


 Enterprise Europe Network Delegtation to Food Matters Live, London, 17-19 November 2015

Food Matters Live is an annual event which brings together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government, and those working in nutrition and health to tackle one of the most important challenges of our time: the relationship between food, health and nutrition. Cork Chamber brought a trade delegation to this event.




Cork Chamber Delegation to China
17-24 October 2015

In October 2015, Cork Chamber brought a business delegation to China as part of a wider Cork group that included representatives from the civic, business, tourism, culture and education sectors. The trip was organised as part of the celebrations to mark the 10 year twinning anniversary of Cork and Shanghai.





The New Digital Reality, 7 October 2015, Kingsley Hotel, Cork

The Enterprise Europe Network supported the Startup Gathering activities in Cork, by hosting an information seminar on the Single Digital Market. The seminar featured expert speakers and innovative local businesses, who outlined some of the proposed changes to EU legislation and highlighted examples of best practice which illustrated how we are moving rapidly towards the new digital reality. The speakers generated a discussion around the pros and cons of the single digital market, and what this all means for businesses in Ireland, be they start-ups, SMEs or MNCs.

Watch the video here!


Food for Thought, 9 September 2015, Clarion Hotel, Cork

This Enterprise Europe Network breakfast seminar featured Colette Twomey, Managing Director and co-founder of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Company; Aileen Cussen, Senior Development Advisor at Enterprise Ireland; Fiona Esom, Business Development Director, Product Chain Ltd.; Michael Costain, Director, Food Matters Live; and Mary Daly, Managing Director, Mary Daly & Associates. The seminar outlined trends in the UK food market, opportunities for SMEs in the industry to engate with the market and grow their business into the UK, and case studies. 

UK Trade Mission to Cork, 24 June 2015, Clarion Hotel, Cork

Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Midlands brought a number of UK businesses on a Market Visit to Ireland from 22-24 June 2015. The delegation visited Dublin and Cork. A B2B Matchmaking Event with EEN Cork took place in Cork on 24 June.

Is Your Business Energy-Aware, 22 April 2015, Cork Chamber

EEN Cork, in association with Energia, hosted an informative workshop on how to implement the ISO 50001 Energy Management System.

Meet the Tyndall Researchers! 31 March 2015, Clarion Hotel Cork

The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), together with Tyndall National Institute, hosted an interactive session with some of the Tyndall researchers. The session gave SMEs practical tips on how to engage with Tyndall, and gave an overview of current projects and examples of past projects which involved successful research-SME collaborations. 

Learn About Lille - The Food Industry Powerhouse of Northern France, 11 March 2015, Clarion Hotel, Cork

The Enterprise Europe Network at Cork Chamber, in association with Nord France Invest, hosted a seminar focusing on the agri-food sector.  

Previous Workshops

A Targeted Approach to International Growth, 26 November 2014

A workshop for SMEs entitled 'A targeted approach to international growth' took place in November 2014 and was aimed at SMEs interested in internationalisation. This highly interactive one-day workshop was designed for SMEs to focus their resources where they could be more successful internationally. For further information about this workshop, contact Katherine.  

Accessing the UK Market and Winning Public Sector Business, 10 December 2014

The workshop was geared at participants who wanted to learn about identifying suitable tenders, avoid typical mistakes and pick up tips and best practice when completing a tender document. The workshop was delivered by public procurement expert, Toni Saraiva. 

For details of all past trade missions and international events please contact Katherine.


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