Grow Beyond

Grow Beyond is an export programme designed to help Invest Northern Ireland customers within manufacturing and tradeable services.  The programme 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 and Great Britain, through a series of workshops, 1:1 mentoring and the development of a robust Trade Action Plan.

The programme covers how to successfully target and research markets, tips on how to develop export markets as well as identifying and managing distribution channels and partners in market.

Grow Beyond is designed for Invest NI customers:

  • With at least two years trading experience
  • Employing at least three people including the owner/manager
  • With a turnover in the region of £250k to £2m and currently selling less than 30% of turnover outside Northern Ireland
  • With a strong interest and willing to invest the necessary time and budget in developing business in the RoI and/or GB markets in the next 12 months

Autumn/Winter 2020 Programme

Dates for this year's autumn/winter schedule are:

Activity Date
Workshop 1: Targeting and Researching Your Export Market Tuesday 20 October 2020
Workshop 2: Considerations for Developing Your Export Market Tuesday 10 November 2020
Workshop 3: Identifying and Managing Distribution Channels & Partners Tuesday 01 December 2020
Presentation of Trade Action Plans Tuesday 12 January 2021
1:1 mentoring Tuesday 20 October 2020 - Monday 11 January 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.

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Business support team

0800 181 4422


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