April 24, 2018 – April 26, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
Scottish Enterprise

Join a delegation of Scottish companies on this two-day market visit to Dublin.


Ireland is Scotland’s sixth largest export market and imports more from the UK than from any other country – an ideal first step market for Scottish companies.


This multi-sector market visit is led by Scottish Development International (SDI), the international arm of Scotland’s enterprise agencies, in partnership with West Lothian Chamber of Commerce.


Why Ireland?

The benefits for Scottish businesses of exporting to Ireland include:

  • English speaking
  • Same time-zone
  • Strong transport links
  • Similar regulatory and legal frameworks
  • Ideal starter or test export market
  • Open economy, used to imports
  • Good perception of the quality of British goods and services.


What sectors?

This market visit is multi-sector, however, the following key sectors have been identified as offering good opportunities for our companies:

  • Retail
  • Transportation and distribution
  • Professional and financial services
  • Industrial and manufacturing
  • Medical and healthcare.

Other sectors include Education, ICT, Construction and Energy, Tourism, Recreation and Agriculture, Scientific and Pharmaceutical.


There’s no charge to participate in this market visit.  You will be responsible for covering the cost of your flights, accommodation and subsistence however, though you may be eligible for funding to assist with these costs.


Click for more information and to register your interest. Places are limited – the closing date for applications is 26 March 2018.

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