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BUCANIER EXPORTING WORKSHOP

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue: The Dolmen Hotel, Carlow

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm

This full day workshop will help you to better understand the export potential of your business and what measures you need to put in place to grow and support the expansion of your business internationally.

Key deliverables:

  • Tools and techniques to support your export research
  • Understanding which export strategy is right for you and what success might look like
  • What differentiates you from your competitors and other businesses
  • Financing for export
  • Basic customs awareness and terminology
  • Partnering
  • Preparing for Brexit
  • Case studies, best practice and lessons learned from current exporters
9.00 – 9.15am Welcome & Opening Remarks

Facilitator: Siobhan Gethings, BUCANIER Wexford County Council.  Antoinette Jordan, BUCANIER Institute of Technology Carlow and Michelle Hegarty, Irish Exporters Association, Setting the scene & participant intros

9.15-10.30am EXPORT STRATEGY – Working groups

  • Different thinks better, how to differentiate your product/ service.”
  • Telling your story in International markets?
  • Export Business Plan
  • How to do this on a budget?

Facilitator: Danielle Whelan, Rikon – a leading business and marketing agency in South East, WIT

10.30-11.00 Coffee & Connecting
11.00– 12.00am FINANCING YOUR EXPORT BUSINESS

  • Managing currency risk
  • Getting paid on time
  • Managing your day-to-day cash flow
  • Reinvesting in your business
  • Financing options
  • Debt management / Debtor management

Facilitator: Aoife McKinley  Bibby Financial Services

 

12.00 – 1.00pm

INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION – Local Exporting Companies

Challenges & Opportunities, the do’s and don’ts of exporting

Practical advice, sourcing, supplier management

  • Chris McManus William Grant (Tullamore Dew)
  • Joanne Hurley, Glanbia Ingredients
  • Seamus O’Hara, Carlow Brewing Company
  • Margaret Kirwan, Goatsbridge Trout

Facilitator: Michelle Hegarty, Irish Exporters Association

1.00-2.00pm Lunch
 

 

 

2.00 – 2.45pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.45 – 3.30pm

 

 

 

PREPARING YOU FOR BREXIT SESSION

 

SESSION 1

GETTING YOU OFF THE ISLAND

  • Transport & Logistics update
  • Partnering with your freight forwarder
  • Customs procedures & documentation
  • Regulatory awareness

Facilitator: Chris Deans, Crane World Wide Logistics

 

BREXIT, HOLD ON TIGHT

•      Summarise negotiations and where might they go

·           Issues and concerns for Irish exporters dealing with UK

•      Mitigating measures

Facilitator: Trade Advisors Michael Boyd

3.30-4.00pm WRAP-UP

Key takeaway’s and participant top two actions.

Facilitator: Michelle Hegarty, Irish Exporters Association

 

 

 

This workshop will include:

  • Export Strategy
  • Steps to successful Exporting
  • Export Business Plan
  • Channels for your product/service
  • Sales and Marketing Strategy
  • Which markets?
  • Impact of Brexit on Exporting
  • Industry Case Study – Local Exporting Companies giving practical peer advise, sourcing, supplier management etc. followed by a panel discussion
  • Financing your Export Business

You can confirm your attendance by e-mailing – Siobhan.gethings@wexfordcoco.ie

Details

Date:
February 27
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registrations are closed for this event