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Exporting your Products and Services

There are many sources of help, advice and funding for you as you think about exporting your products and services. For your First Stop call us on  +44 (0)7872 424246 or email advice@firststopshop.co.uk
For a short summary on some help that is out there read on.

Invest Northern Ireland
Invest Northern Ireland
Invest NI can help you to research export markets, develop your export know-how and take part in trade visits and exhibitions.  They can also signpost you to a wealth of information to help you assess your readiness for exporting and devise an export strategy.
Invest Northern Ireland – Exporting your Products and Services

Fermanagh Hour

The Fermanagh Business Twitter network #FermanaghHour (@Fermanagh_Hour) has been active since 3rd December 2014.  #FermanaghHour was created to give local businesses an opportunity to grow their social media presence. Not only does it businesses an opportunity to increase website traffic and generate new sales leads, but it will also give them exposure to new connections further afield, and a fantastic support network to help them with growing their business.
#FermanaghHour take place weekly on Twitter every Tuesday night from 9-10pm. All Fermanagh businesses are encouraged to join in and network with others from across the county and far beyond.If you need assistance getting started on Twitter or further information on #FermanaghHour, contact Fermanagh First Stop Shop on 028 6634 7735 or email advice@firststopshop.co.uk

InterTradeIreland Acumen
InterTradeIreland Acumen, sales & marketing programme aims to help SMEs to grow their business on the island of Ireland by targeting new cross-border markets. Can source the right people to help you increase your export sales North or South, improve your knowledge of the market and identify new business opportunities.
InterTradeIreland – Acumen

InterTradeIreland Elevate
InterTradeIreland Elevate – Sales Development Programme for Small Business. Up to £5k (euro equivalent) in support, it is 100% funded by InterTradeIreland and the application process is very simple. Elevate will provide financial assistance to help you identify cross-border markets / customers across the island and win new business.
InterTradeIreland – Elevate

InterTradeIreland Trade accelerator voucher
Provides financial support worth £1000 / €1200 towards professional advice in areas such as taxation, employment law, currency, or regulation. It can also be used for market research to help scope the potential business opportunity in the opposite jurisdiction.
InterTradeIreland – Trade Accelerator Vouchers

InterTradeIreland Go-2-Tender
The InterTradeIreland Go-2-Tender two day workshops give you the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts for your business, particularly on a cross-border basis.
InterTradeIreland – Go-2-Tender

InterTradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme
All-Island Innovation Programme aims to promote and encourage innovation across the island. A series of free innovation lectures, seminars and masterclasses are held throughout the year to share international best practice in areas of innovation.
The events, which take place in Belfast, Dublin, Galway and Cork each year, are attended by over 1,000 business leaders, policy makers, students and academics from across the island.
InterTradeIreland – All Island Innovation Programme

Fermanagh Enterprise
Fermanagh Local Enterprise Agency provides workspace and support services for small and medium sized businesses.  They can offer advice and information on the local business sector.

Fermanagh Enterprise –  Tradelinks
Tradelinks is a Business Development Programme, funded by ERDF which encourages and facilitates cross-border sales.

Enterprise NI
Tradelinks is a Business Development Programme, funded by ERDF which encourages and facilitates cross-border sales.




South West Export Programme
This Programme is aimed at owners/managers of businesses who:
*  Have little / no export experience and wish to explore the scope for identifying, winning and retaining potential customers in the Republic of Ireland and GB.
*  Are prepared to invest the necessary time and effort to making export sales a reality for their businesses.

•  Starting your Business
•  Growing your Business