Grow Beyond is an early stage exporter programme designed to help Invest Northern Ireland customers within manufacturing and tradeable services. It enables businesses to take a step back from the daily sales drive to review and improve processes in order to develop export sales opportunities in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Great Britain (GB).
The Programme covers how to successfully target and research markets, advice on developing export markets, identifying and managing distribution channels and partners, and how to develop a robust Trade Action Plan.
Grow Beyond is designed for Invest NI customers who:
- Have two years trading experience
- Employ a minimum of three individuals
- Have a turnover of £250k to £2m
- Currently export less than 30% of turnover
- Do not currently trade beyond ROI and GB
Spring/Summer 2021 Programme
The Programme will be delivered through a series of virtual workshops and 1:1 mentor sessions.
Dates for the spring/summer 2021 schedule are:
|Workshop 1: Targeting and Researching Your Export Market||Tuesday 30 March 2021|
|Workshop 2: Considerations for Developing Your Export Market||Tuesday 20 April 2021|
|Workshop 3: Identifying and Managing Distribution Channels & Partners||Tuesday 11 May 2021|
|Presentation of Trade Action Plans||Tuesday 1 June 2021|
|1:1 mentoring||Tuesday 30 March 2021 - Monday 31 May 2021|
Participation in the programme costs £270 per company, with up to two delegates able to participate in the workshops.
For more information on the Grow Beyond programme or to register your interest, contact your Invest NI Client Executive.