Features

Expo 2020 Dubai | Opportunities for experienced luxury companies
Sheethal Rishi
Dec 17, 2019
The UAE is hosting the World Expo in 2020 under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” from October 2020 to April 2021. There is currently potential opportunities for businesses to participate in the exhibition.
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Rethinking Africa | Exploring export opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Natasha Siniscalchi-Dönmez, Regional Manager Sub-Saharan Africa
Dec 10, 2019
Africa is one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. Consumer expenditure on the continent has grown at a compound annual rate of 3.9 percent since 2010 and reached $1.4 trillion in 2015. This figure is expected to reach $2.1 trillion by 2025.
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Graduate to Export | Graduates on track for success
Glenn Patterson
Oct 30, 2019
The Graduate to Export programme for international marketing students was recently launched. The programme allows Northern Ireland companies to enhance their export capability with a graduate assisting them with a market research project. As part of the programme we will be following the stories of three of the graduates to get an insight into their experiences.
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Graduate to Export | Launch of inaugural International Marketing Executive programme
Glenn Patterson
Oct 16, 2019
After a competitive selection process, 10 local businesses have been chosen to participate on Invest Northern Ireland’s Graduate to Export Programme commencing in October 2019.
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The Road to IPO
Susan Nightingale
Oct 16, 2019
In March of this year, Diaceutics became the fourth company from Northern Ireland to float on the London Stock Exchange, a listing that has seen the number of Northern Ireland publicly listed companies double in just two years. To encourage and inspire other highly ambitious NI companies to consider an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or stock market launch as part of their growth strategy we hosted ‘The Road to IPO’ event in the Europa Hotel last week, and what a fantastic morning it was.
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Access to finance | Funding options for successful growth
Susan Nightingale
Aug 13, 2019
It was standing room only at a recent Access to Finance event which we hosted alongside InterTradeIreland and British Business Bank. Over 240 businesses, funders and advisors packed the room at Titanic Belfast.
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Historic return of the Open Championship puts Northern Ireland on the podium
Steve Harper, Executive Director of International Business
Aug 01, 2019
After the success of hosting the biggest sporting event Northern Ireland has ever seen, we’re launching a new blog series that will explore our links to sport – both on and off the field – and how our heritage for innovation is shaping this industry, and others, the world over.
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Northern Ireland | Defence and Security
Laura Weir
Jun 19, 2019
Northern Ireland is competing at highest levels in the cyber security industry; it is already known as the top UK location for cyber security inward investment from the US and is home to the UK’s largest cyber security research centre (the Centre for Secure Information Technologies at Queen’s University Belfast).
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Two years in and progress well on track to achieving Business Strategy targets
Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive
Jun 05, 2019
Despite a year in which our customers faced a myriad of uncertainties including Brexit, global economic conditions and a cautious business environment, their performance can only be described as exceptional.
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