A Get Export Ready Enterprise Ireland seminar for ambitious companies will take place at the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe on Wednesday 9th November. Guest speakers will include Michael Earls, Founder and Managing Director of EASYFIX, Ballinasloe who will talk about his company’s journey to trading internationally and the various challenges that come with trying to win customers overseas.
Barry Egan, Regional Director - West Region, Enterprise Ireland said “At Enterprise Ireland, we work with companies to drive their innovation and competitiveness which allows them to develop their businesses on an international level. Through our new Global Ambition initiative we aim to encourage, educate and enable exporters to develop export plans and scale internationally. This seminar is part of an ongoing series of workshops organised by Enterprise Ireland to support Irish companies as they expand into new international markets”.
The event also offers an opportunity to learn about the range of initiatives that Enterprise Ireland and Galway LEO have that support businesses wishing to explore exporting as a new business stream.
Michael Earls, EASYFIX, added: “There is business to be won in overseas markets. It may take time to get a foothold in some countries, but be patient, believe in your product, and persevere. Ensure your business model has the capacity to meet the export challenges, use the extensive export resources provided by Enterprise Ireland and be willing to always innovate and adapt your product range to meet the needs of overseas markets”.
EASYFIX design, develop and manufacture a wide portfolio of award winning and innovative products exclusively for beef, dairy, veal, equine, gym, crèche, decking and safety markets. Since starting this family owned business in 1996, EASYFIX has developed sales in over 30 countries in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
PJ Burke European Sales Manager, EASYFIX will also present on the challenges of breaking into a new country and the subsequent issues with maintaining and growing existing accounts. There is no charge for attending this event. Register on line at www.enterprise-ireland.com/exportaware
Venue: Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe
Time & Date: 9am – 12 noon, Wednesday 9th November 2016
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