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07 Feb 12:00

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort 

At this workshop you will get an insight into the tools and techniques used by learning and development professionals to analyse training needs.

08 Feb 09:30

 

In 2020, Asia’s GDP overtook the GDP of the rest of the world combined. By 2030, the territory is expected to contribute roughly 60% of global growth. Known for its rapid economic growth and its prominence as a global trendsetter in technology and culture, South Korea offers unique opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses to trade in the market. Top line figures: • South Korea has the 4th largest GDP in Asia and the 10th largest in the world (2020) • South Korea is the 5th largest automobile producer in the world (2021) • South Korea has the 9th largest current account in the world (2020) • South Korea is the 9th largest importer in the world (2020) South Korea is one of the largest economies in the world and has strong trade links with the UK, as well as a {UK} Continuity Free Trade Agreement which came into effect in January 2020. It is a country with a fast-moving business culture that places importance on relationship building and hierarchy, with opportunities in Technology, Materials Handling, Life & Health Sciences and Renewable Energy. Focusing on the emerging trends and exporting opportunities in the market for Northern Ireland businesses, and how to approach them, this webinar will be delivered by in-market representatives and specialists. The webinar will also feature a case study from a Northern Ireland business, and how the support they received helped them export their product into Seoul, Korea. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.

13 Feb 10:30

 

Invest NI's Energy and Resource Efficiency team have been running a series of webinars informing Northern Ireland businesses of support available to reduce carbon emissions and contribute towards Net Zero. On Monday 13 February 2023 from 10:30 to 11:30am, we will be hosting a webinar specifically for Northern Ireland businesses on Practical Steps for Reducing Energy Consumption. This webinar will cover: • Electricity Supply & Demand Management • Electricity tariff structure and when best to consume • Heat Supply & Demand Management • Energy efficient Lighting, e.g.LED, motion sensors • Lean management principles to run your business as efficiently as possible • Support available from Invest NI You will also be able to speak to the experts directly and ask any questions you may have. For more information regarding reducing waste and saving energy, please visit https://www.investni.com/support-for-business/reduce-waste-and-save-energy

15 Feb 10:00

 

Hydrogen Economy Many countries are looking for solutions on how to control their carbon emissions and how to reach carbon neutrality. In this Hydrogen Economy webinar, Swagath Manohar, Senior Industry Analyst Energy & Environment, Frost & Sullivan will look at helping you identify growth opportunities in hydrogen technologies and markets. Swagath will discuss the five key pillars of decarbonisation: • Rise of renewables • Hydrogen economy • Direct electrification and renewable heat • Emissions management • Energy efficiency None of the key pillars are new, however the importance of each has increased in the past few years. Technology and crucially, business model innovation, will drive them further forward.

21 Feb 12:00

Canal Court Hotel, 

At this workshop you will get an insight into the tools and techniques used by learning and development professionals to analyse training needs.

01 Mar 08:30

Crowne Plaza 

Egypt, a market at the nexus of the African, Arab and Mediterranean centres has emerged as one of the world’s fastest growing economies in recent years. With a large domestic market and consumer base, strong GDP growth, strategic location and large and educated work force, Egypt has become one of the most promising markets in which to do business. It is a major oil and gas producer, in addition to other growing sectors like: o agriculture o manufacturing o tourism The Government has also invested strongly in infrastructure development, with road, rail and ports being prioritized. In addition, the country is undergoing a major construction boom, with several new cities being built, and providing new business opportunities. "Egypt is poised to be at the forefront of growth for emerging economies." The consumer base in Egypt – with a population of 102 million – is a major attraction for businesses looking to expand into a market that has the potential for economies of scale and Invest NI is poised to assist companies from Northern Ireland to understand and access this growing and attractive market. Our Spotlight on Egypt event at the Crowne Plaza on Wednesday 1 March, 08:30-10:30 will highlight the current opportunities and challenges for Northern Ireland businesses in the market. It will showcase the latest in-market macroeconomic trends and provide insight into a select number of sectors, challenges, and potential obstacles for entering the market. Agenda 08:30-09:00 – Registration and Light Breakfast 09:00-09:10 – Opening Remarks 09:10-09:20 – The Egyptian Market 09:20-09:40 – Infrastructure Leading Growth in Egypt 09:40-10:10 – Panel Discussion | Egypt – A Market of Growth & Opportunity 10:10-10:25 – Q&A 10:25-10:30 – Closing Remarks 10:30-11:00 – Networking and Refreshments Read the Invest Northern Ireland Privacy Notice to find out how and why Invest Northern Ireland processes ('collects', 'uses', 'retains', 'discloses', 'disposes of') personal data.