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Clusters3 conference - Powering Innovation and Building Capacity
Linda Jamison
May 25, 2018
Partners of the Interreg Clusters3 project met in Belfast for a successful conference and a learning workshop that formed part of a journey that began in Bilbao in May 2016
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Transform your Business - Conference
John McClune, Lean Process Manager
Apr 19, 2018
At the recent Conference Transform your business, local businesses heard from three world leading experts and a successful local business on how to create a culture for continuous improvement.
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New Middle East exports open up to Northern Ireland businesses
Noel Johnston, Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait
Apr 17, 2018
Noel Johnston, Invest NI Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait outlines how local challenges are presenting export opportunities for NI businesses.
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Access Invest NI’s Business Information Centre in the North West
Des Gartland, North West Regional Manager
Mar 26, 2018
Companies who use Invest Northern Ireland’s Business Information Centre find it easier to increase sales and choose the right export markets.
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Relationships, reputation and robust processes – why doing business in Africa is unique
Natasha Siniscalchi-Dönmez, Regional Manager Sub-Saharan Africa
Mar 23, 2018
Doing business in Africa is unique. Despite a history of commodity-dependence, many of its economies are on the rise and you will now find microcosms of industry and innovation hubs in almost every city.
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GDPR video workshop - how to be compliant and keep your data safe
Danny Smyth, Information Governance & Data Protection Manager
Mar 16, 2018
In this awareness raising workshop, the Information Commissioner's Office explore the key aspects of GDPR in the format of what’s new, and what stays the same.
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Unpicking the EU negotiations
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Mar 15, 2018
There have been a number of significant developments in recent weeks in the complex process of the UK leaving the EU.
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Businesses boast improved performance
John McClune, Lean Process Manager
Mar 13, 2018
Four local businesses are boasting improved performance after implementing problem solving measures to enhance their business.
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Invest NI’s Access to Finance portfolio spurs growth in local businesses
Mike McKerr, EY Managing Partner Ireland
Mar 06, 2018
It is well known that there are many challenges involved in setting up or growing a business and over the last ten years gaining access to the necessary finance to support the growth of a business has become increasingly difficult.
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Inspiring Exporters
Steve Harper, Executive Director of International Business
Feb 28, 2018
It is well known that businesses which export are more likely to grow.
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How can you plan for the unknown?
Olive Hill, Executive Director of Strategy
Feb 22, 2018
Businesses are used to dealing with change but Brexit is unique. There is no learned behaviour to drawn on when it comes to preparing for Brexit.
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Q&A with Mark Johnston Senior Vice President West Coast of America
Mark Johnston, Senior Vice President West Coast of America
Feb 21, 2018
Mark joined the Invest NI team eight years ago and has recently taken on responsibility for leading the West Coast team. Mark shares some of his thoughts on why this market is proving so successful for Northern Ireland.
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How new technology is changing the way customers shop
Nick Martin, e-Business Advisor
Feb 16, 2018
At the recent workshop, Chris Dawson editor of Tamebay.com outlined how new technology is changing the way consumers shop.
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Firms start 2018 on a positive footing
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Feb 15, 2018
Much is being made in the media of the uncertainty linked to the ongoing Brexit negotiations. In a time of change it is even more important than normal for Invest NI to monitor business activity and sentiment locally.
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Opportunities await in the land Down Under
Peter Hendrikssen Regional Manager, Australia & New Zealand
Feb 14, 2018
Australia and New Zealand might be the other side of the world geographically but when it comes to doing business there, the similarities are a lot closer to home.
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Giving companies a head start with our Business Information Centre
Mandy Mills, Business Information Centre Manager
Feb 13, 2018
Companies who use the Business Information Centre find it easier to increase sales and choose the right export markets.
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Northern Ireland is the top UK region for supply chain excellence
Helen Smyth, PR & Media Relations
Feb 02, 2018
That was a key takeaway from an ADS Group event held at Titanic Belfast recently.
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Why should a business pay more on its energy bills unnecessarily?
Helen Smyth, PR & Media Relations
Jan 30, 2018
Taking action to upgrade to more energy efficient equipment or renewable technology can considerably reduce a business’s energy costs.
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Could your waste be another business’ treasure?
Helen Smyth, PR & Media Relations
Jan 22, 2018
Northern Ireland’s resilient business base are taking action to save money, boost profits and make environmental improvements to their operations.
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Innovation and offering real customer benefits key to success in Canadian market
Michael Barton, Regional Manager Canada
Jan 17, 2018
When we think of Canada we think of its natural landscape, its love of hockey and the maple leaf which has become its national symbol.
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Transform your Business - Conference
John McClune, Lean Process Manager
Apr 19, 2018
New Middle East exports open up to Northern Ireland businesses
Noel Johnston, Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait
Apr 17, 2018
Access Invest NI’s Business Information Centre in the North West
Des Gartland, North West Regional Manager
Mar 26, 2018
Relationships, reputation and robust processes – why doing business in Africa is unique
Natasha Siniscalchi-Dönmez, Regional Manager Sub-Saharan Africa
Mar 23, 2018
GDPR video workshop - how to be compliant and keep your data safe
Danny Smyth, Information Governance & Data Protection Manager
Mar 16, 2018