New Sponsors Announced: Driving Growth through Global Headwinds theme for 19th Export Industry Awards

12 Export Industry Award Categories launched in conjunction with KPMG, Facebook and Trinity Business School

Dublin, Tuesday, 23 July 2019: The Irish Exporters Association is delighted to today announce the following additional sponsors for the 19th Export Industry Awards on 8 November at the Convention Centre, Dublin.

  • We are delighted to confirm Facebook as Platinum Sponsor and sponsor of the Small and Emerging Exporter of the Year category.
  • We welcome DHL Global Forwarding as the category sponsor for the Medium Size Exporter of the Year Award.
  • We confirm Irish Law Firm ByrneWallace as sponsor for the new Private Irish Business Exporter of the Year category.

Under the 2019 theme, ‘Driving Growth through Global Headwinds,’ this year’s Export Industry Awards Alumni Programme, designed in conjunction with platinum sponsors KPMG and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, will be open to past category winners and former shortlisted companies in the 2019 Awards. Two events, Dublin and Shannon Airport with case studies from past winners and experts across this year’s theme preceded the Trinity Masterclass and Awards night.

2019 Programme of events:

24 March Applications Open

Registrations for the 19th Export Industry Awards are now open at

15 September Closing Date for Applications
29 September Shortlisted Companies Announced
10 October Export Industry Awards Alumni Masterclass, Trinity Business School, Dublin
 8 November Export Industry Awards, Convention Centre, Dublin

 About the Export Industry Awards

Now in its 19th year, the Irish Exporters Association’s Export Industry Awards is the premier event for recognising the achievements of Irish Exporters. The event is supported by a number of corporate and industry sponsors, including platinum sponsors KPMG, Facebook and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, as well as Bord Bia, Dixon International Logistics, Enterprise Ireland, DHL Global Forwarding, GS1 Ireland, ByrneWallace and media partner The Sunday Times. Exporting businesses are fundamental to Ireland’s global success despite increasingly uncertain international trade. The Export Industry Awards celebrate those Irish businesses that drive growth despite global headwinds. Over 500 export industry professionals will attend the black tie gala event on 8th November at the National Convention Centre.


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Tel:  01 642 4171 / 086 142 3310

For sponsorship enquiries or to register your interest in the Export Industry Awards or Alumni Programme contact:
Blandine Poret, Events Manager, Irish Exporters Association
T: 01 642 4178