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Growing international business in a challenging marketplace

Venue: A&L Goodbody, Belfast
Date: 24 September 2019, 09:00-11.00

This collaborative forum will provide the opportunity for information sharing with other NI exporters, debating common themes and tapping into the expertise of our International Champions.

NI Chamber International ChampionsA&L Goodbody, Grant Thornton and Queen’s University Belfast, will share their in-market, financial, legal and practical knowledge giving you access to their wealth of experience in international business growth. This collaborative forum will see our experts focus on a case study of a local company who has experienced growth internationally and will provide the opportunity for like-minded businesses to discuss common interests and the challenges of exporting.

Speakers will include:

  • Jonathan Hacking, Associate, Corporate and M&A, A&L Goodbody

  • Mark Thompson, Partner, Corporate and M&A, A&L Goodbody

  • Peter Legge, Tax Partner, Grant Thornton

  • Patrick Gallen, Partner – People and Change Consulting Belfast, Grant Thornton

  • Julie McCandless, Professor of Practice, Queen’s University Belfast

This event is invite only, for more information please contact Catriona Henry on catriona.henry@northernirelandchamber.com.

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Doing Business in china

Venue: Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Rd, Belfast BT9 5EE
Date: 23 October 2019, 08:00-10.30

This workshop will seek to educate participants on the practical aspects of approaching and gaining market entry to China from legal and documentary requirements, to logistical, financing and resourcing considerations and, once established, how to grow your market share in this region.

NI Chamber's International Champions - A&L Goodbody, Grant Thornton and Queen’s University Belfast will lead on these workshops, sharing their expertise and knowledge in each area. The workshops will be practical, with the International Champions providing case studies on themes for discussion on doing business in China while sharing in-market knowledge and useful tips around best practice and planning.

This event is invite only, for more information please contact Lynsey Foster on lynsey.foster@northernirelandchamber.com.

NI CHAMBER customs declaration training


Venue: Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce, 40 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BA
Date: 3 October 2019, 09.30-16.30

Is your business ready for Brexit?

Does your company need a better understanding of customs regimes and how to complete customs declaration forms more efficiently? After the UK leaves the EU there will be new processes to follow & new forms to complete.

NI Chamber can help.



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