Keeping you up to speed with international trade issues that really matter.

We are the highly progressive and influential independent representative body for all Irish exporters and internationally trading companies. We provide a seamless set of indispensable services and play a vital role in guiding our members through their export journey.


  • We solve problems
  • Resolve urgent export issues
  • Market access
  • Industry specific information
  • Customs queries answered
  • Access to like-minded companies
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Unique collaborative relationship with key Government departments and the Diplomatic Community

Service Providers

  • Member connectivity
  • Dedicated listing on our website
  • Advertising and sponsorship opportunities
  • Publicise product or offering to the export community
  • Receive press releases, bulletins and updates
  • Take advantage of our calendar of events and training courses
  • Access to government departments
  • Use of IEA member logo

Regional, national and pan-European Representative Body

The IEA established its regional growth and development strategy in 2016, a mandate of which was to establish a number of IEA Regional Boards to be made up of representatives from exporting businesses around the country to feed into the IEA National Council and Public Affairs Strategy to overcome barriers to local issues.

The IEA contributes to a number of Government stakeholder groups.

Find out more here.

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