Trade Development and Missions

The world is getting smaller and it is even more important for local companies to spread their wings and explore new markets. Ireland and the United Kingdom still remain the primary landing spot for North American companies.

Trade Missions in Ireland and the UK

ExportExplore is delighted to work with companies who are aiming to start doing business in Ireland as part of a Trade Mission, or individually as an entry point to the European Union’s 400m consumers, as well as stepping into the UK market to take advantage of the prominence of the City of London.
Post-Brexit conditions will change. The new economic outlook will impact how people trade and do business in the region, making it more important to have a partner to develop your initial entry strategy and support building your network.

Identifying & Screening Partners

With solid local knowledge, access to local networks and databases, we can make sure that any potential partners are satisfactory. Using standardised assessment methods, carry out an objective comparison and qualification of selected potential partners. Moreover, we offer to evaluate actual and potential risks connected with the company’s future cooperation with the individual potential partner.

Market Research

We can carry out the research to enable intelligent decision-making for client companies exploring new opportunities around the world. Using various data sources, we work with companies to clearly define the questions they want to answer based on their actual business need, then execute a research plan that gathers, analyses, and articulates the appropriate outcomes.
This process has evolved, and depending on the needs of the client, will continue to grow. However, our focus on quality and attention to detail is consistent.

Market Visits and Trade Missions

When trying to develop an international market, the key activity is to spend time and meet potential customers and partners in that market. A facilitated visit to a new market is an efficient and effective method for both the company and the sponsoring region.
ExportExplore offers professionally delivered market visits to destination regions and inward visits for clients to showcase local capability and depth of industry. Specific metrics on the duration and depth of the program can be agreed upon in development with the client. Not only is the program planned, delivered, and all key stakeholders managed, but the follow-up requirement for participating companies is closely monitored and enforced to ensure return-on-investment is accurately understood.

Trade Shows & Events

ExportExplore has experience of preparing for, attending and working with clients at trade shows around the world, including:

  • Hannover Messe
  • Farnborough/Le Bourget Air show
  • CEBIT, Germany
  • IWEA Renewables
  • SIBOS
  • Fund Forum
…and others. We can provide meeting programs at the shows and represent companies unable to travel and to feedback opportunities.