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InterTradeIreland /Cork LEOs-Going North Initiative


Aimed at owner/managers of Cork-based businesses who want to explore new business opportunities in Northern Ireland.  

What is the Going North Initiative?

With a population of 1.75 million people, Northern Ireland is a small but attractive market for many Irish businesses. Last year, over €1.1 billion of products and services were sold by Irish businesses to customers in Northern Ireland and cross-border sales have increased significantly in the last few years.

The Going North Initiative aims to help businesses in Cork City and County to explore and target new business opportunities in Northern Ireland.

If you would like to learn more about this initiative and doing business in Northern Ireland then join us for a half day workshop – hosted by InterTradeIreland and the Cork LEOs - in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Rochestown, Corkon Tuesday, 14th June 2016 (9.30am-1pm).  Topics covered will include the following:


  1. The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), your gateway into Europe.
  • Learn about this network, the benefit to your business and how it may help you grow your business or help you to start exporting.
  1. Perceptions of Northern Ireland: how much do you really know about Northern Ireland?
  2. Similarities and differences in how business is done in Northern Ireland.
  3. The realities of selling into the NI market.
  4. Public sector opportunities in Northern Ireland.
  5. Introduction to the ITI / Cork LEO Going North Initiative.


To book your place at this free Seminar, please click on the following link:




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