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'Ready 2 Export' - Series- Products

ANDBC's Ready 2 Export Series is aimed towards Micro and Small businesses within the Borough that would like to explore "Exporting" their products.

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Ards and North Down Borough Council’s ‘Ready 2 Export' Series will encourage export activity by breaking down barriers to export.

This programme is aimed towards micro and small businesses within the Borough that would like to explore “Exporting” their Products or Services to increase – new opportunities, sustainability, market share, sales and profitability.

Ards and North Down Borough Council’s ‘Ready 2 Export' Series will encourage export activity by breaking down barriers to export. Generating interest in and encouraging uptake of further support programmes in an export focused manner.

The series is split between exporting Products and exporting Services. Each workshop will cover key practical considerations for exporting. Focusing on identifying and answering the challenges that most new exporters have; Finding customers, building networks, competition, regulations and finance. During the workshop there will be an opportunity to hear from successful, local micro and small business exporters who have successfully built sales opportunities in other countries.

Participants will be provided with a “Ready 2 Export Checklist” - a practical checklist to support new and aspiring exporters frame how they can approach an export market and a support pathway document to show what local government and other agency support (such as InterTrade Ireland and Invest NI) can be used to directly enable ‘next steps’ in their export journey.

Following each workshop, participants will be offered the opportunity to avail of 1-1 confidential support on your individual exporting journey.

Webinar 1 - 'Ready 2 Export' Series – Products, Thursday 7th October, 9.30-12.30

Being able to sell your products to new customers in different countries is an amazing way to grow your business. But have you thought about all the implications of having to deliver your product to a different country?

In this Export series on Products, with experienced exporters, we will explore what steps you need to take to get a foothold into a new market, including; taxes and duties, product regulations, logistics and competition and where to get help. We will help you get Ready 2 Export.

19th-30th October – 1:1 advice sessions – time slots will be released in due course.

It is entirely at the Council’s discretion to accept registrations. Registrations from companies outside the Borough may be considered in exceptional circumstances and at the entire discretion of the council.

Please note that by registering onto this event, you agree to share your name, company name and objectives with the third party delivery agent Frank Given, from Close Focus Limited. The information you provide will not be routinely shared with a third party outside of these webinars.

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When
7 October 2021 09:30 – 12:30