Contacts to Plug into your Business


Networking Opportunities

We run a series of business events including conferences, seminars, workshops and masterclasses on various topics and themes, most of which are free to attend which give you the valuable opportunity to make those all-important connections.

Meet the Buyer Free events giving SMEs unique face-to-face access to key public sector buyers.

Venture Capital Conference An annual Venture Capital Conference held every spring in Belfast or Dublin. With over 300 delegates attending it provides an opportunity for Founders to network with venture capitalists and business angels. It also sets out the latest developments in the industry.

Funding for Growth Events designed for established SMEs seeking funding for growth and opportunities to learn about funding options from both traditional, new and alternative funding sources.

Equity Events For new start and early stage companies - Business Planning workshops and Masterclasses.

Innovation Conference and lectures A series of free innovation lectures, seminars and masterclasses aimed to promote and encourage innovation across the island. These are held throughout the year to share international best practice in areas of innovation.

Horizon 2020 Events A calendar of events taking place across the island and in Europe relevant for companies and researchers interested in Horizon 2020. In addition to events arranged by InterTradeIreland i.e. Focus on Workshops, Collaborate to Innovate Conference, the calendar also includes events arranged by the National Support Network in Ireland, the Northern Ireland Contact Point Network, the European Commission and other relevant organisations.