Sales Funding, Support and Advice
Does your business trade in Northern Ireland or Ireland? If so, there are number of opportunities right here on your doorstep. The latest figures show that cross-border trade has reached an all-time high of over £6.5billion /€7.4billion, and is growing at an average rate of 4 per cent per year.
If you want to start your export journey, exporting to the opposite jurisdiction is one of the easiest ways to grow your business. Geographically, it’s the closest export market with no language barrier or travel restrictions in place. You can increase your sales and grow your export business without ever leaving the island.
InterTradeIreland is helping firms gain the knowledge, skills and capability to access the cross-border market. We’re supporting companies to develop and win new business through sales development programmes such as the Trade Accelerator Voucher, Elevate and Acumen. (Eligibility criteria)
In addition to sales supports, our Go-2-Tender practical workshops and company specific mentoring supports can help SMEs improve the odds of tendering successfully for public sector contracts.
InterTradeIreland also has a number of specific Covid-19 programme supports, including the E-Merge programme and a series of online webinars for funding and recovery.
Simple Guide to Cross-Border Trade
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