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What our members say about us

MEMBERSHIP

“Bimeda have been a member of the Irish Exporters Association for many years and I have found them to be very proactive when assistance is requested. They are problem solvers, hardworking, professional and know how to support companies on their export journey. I would definitely recommend joining to anyone who works in the export industry.” Karen Cunningham, Business manager indirect markets, Bimeda.

CONSULAR

“Having dealt with t h e Consular Services Department for the past few years, the team are an essential part for the ease at which Health Registration files for exports can be progressed and completed. Covering countries in South America, Asia and nearer, each country having a different outlook on their requirements, they offer in valuable support with their outstanding knowledge and service.” Helen O’Shea, First Ireland Spirits.

TRAINING

“A critical constituent of our supply chain is providing our services through a secure distribution network and companies accredited with the GDP Passport from the Iris h Exporters Association play a key role in helping us maintain this security. We deal solely with companies that have the GDP Passport accreditation and always request that drivers provide their GDP Passport training card when they arrive on our site.” John Whelan, Distribution Manager, Servier.

ASSISTANCE

“Chimney Draught Stop Ltd is an SME at the very early stages of exporting. We have found the National Export Hub a great support to our growing business, particularly with their advice on market entry strategy and introductions to their contacts and other members. The support we have received has been immediate, professional and valuable. The Irish Exporters Association is a great place for an SME to get support no matter what stage they are at on their export journey.” James Coakley, Sales Director, Chimney Draught Stop Ltd.

NETWORKING

“The Irish Exporters Association has been helping Tipperary Crystal for over 30 years. Our needs have been multi demanding; relating to various exporting issues relevant to different parts of the globe – the IEA is our solution to most issues encountered. Over the years, we have developed business associates, been involved in industry partnerships and made great friends through a wider range of networking opportunities. The IEA is a real partner for businesses.”  Declan Fearon, Managing Director, Tipperary Crystal