In-person Trade Mission to Dublin, Ireland

Nov 11, 2024

Market development

Are you new to exporting or considering exploring a new market?

As part of The Scottish Government Programme and supported by Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Inverness Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to be hosting an in-person trade mission to Ireland this November.

The four-day mission will be a fantastic opportunity for Scottish businesses to ‘dip their toe’ in this new market and experience what it has to offer at a relatively low cost.

An inclusive, well-connected and stable business landscape makes Ireland an attractive environment for Scottish companies to do business. In recent years, Dublin have experienced major growth in sectors including food and drink, life science, energy, finance and business services and has a lot to offer Scottish businesses.

Ireland is an important trading partner for the UK underpinned by a longstanding history of robust trade. Currently Ireland is the UK’s 3rd largest export market, with a total of £57.6 billion pounds worth of exports recorded in Q3 of 2023.

Key Sector Opportunities:


- Food & Drink

- Life Sciences

- Healthcare Technology

- Technology & IT

- Financial and Business Services

- Manufacturing

- Space Industry

- Energy

- Infrastructure


About the Mission:


- The mission is in-person, taking place over 4 days.

- Delegates will receive an information pack prior to the mission, outlining the agenda and market research.

- Take part in a range of workshops to learn about doing business in Ireland, including market awareness session.

- There will be a networking event to facilitate further connections between Scotland and Ireland.

- Each company will receive a minimum of two 1:1 B2B meetings with potential partners in Ireland based on your goals and ambitions.

- To participate in this mission, there will be a non-refundable registration fee of £150 + VAT once applications have been approved. Costs and booking relating to flights, accommodation, insurance etc are to be covered by delegates themselves.



- Open to any company in Scotland looking to grow their international trade activity in Ireland with a turnover less than £7million.

- This is a cross-sector trade mission.

- Companies do not need to be a member of a Chamber of Commerce.


Please email for more information about the mission and how to apply.


Check out the pre-mission event here - "Doing Business in Ireland ft Consulate General of Ireland, Mr Jerry O’Donovan."

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