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About the trade mission

Invest Northern Ireland is proposing to take a delegation of companies to North America and Canada in 2025 to explore the vast opportunities on offer to Northern Ireland companies within the sports technology sector. 

Focussing on a delegation of Northern Ireland sports tech and sports economy companies, the trade mission will aim to deliver new export opportunities for participants through a programme of relevant meetings, visits, networking events and advisory support.  

The trade mission proposes to include: 

  • Participation at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, Boston  
  • Pre-arranged group and 1:1 meetings with relevant sports organisations in Toronto and Boston  

Who should consider attending the trade mission?

The trade mission is suitable for: 

  • Businesses operating in the sports technology industry 
  • Business with previous exporting experience 
  • Businesses with an interest in selling into North America and or Canada 


Details of cost to participate to be confirmed.

Interested in attending the exhibition?

To find out if you can participate, check your eligibility.

Is your business eligible?

Answer the following questions to find out if you can apply.

Q1 - Is your business currently based in Northern Ireland?
Q2 - Can your product or service be sold to customers outside Northern Ireland?
Q3 - Are you an existing Invest Northern Ireland customer?

It is critical to understand any regulatory, compliance, and procedural issues that might affect your product or service in your target market.

A rule or regulation could stop you exporting, therefore it makes sense to find out before you spend any time or money exploring your export options.

Based on your answers your business is eligible to apply for this event.

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