OPPORTUNITY EXPORT OPENS WORLD OF EXPORTING TO LOCAL BUSINESSES
A major export event, aimed at highlighting the potential rewards for seeking business opportunities in key export markets, has been launched by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council in partnership with Full Circle Management Solutions. Opportunity Export, which will take place at Craigavon Civic Centre on Monday 17th October, will feature export experts providing advice and information on how to do business across a range of key markets.The event, which is free, calls on all businesses in the borough, with the potential to export, to come along and hear about the opportunities available.
Opportunity Export will incorporate a series of workshops that are market specific. Attendees will hear from experts on; gearing up to do business in ROI; identifying, targeting and maximising new business opportunities in North America; fast-tracking business growth in India; doing business in China and doing business in other parts of the UK. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear about winning business with international financial institutions and how they are actively encouraging SMEs and micro enterprises to tender for international projects.
Launching Opportunity Export, Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough, Cllr Garath Keating, said:
“On behalf of the council I am delighted to announce the launch of Opportunity Export. This is a fantastic opportunity for any business in the borough to hear from experts and get their advice on how to take that next step into exporting. Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough has many successful exporters and as a key priority we are keen to grow, build and develop this entrepreneurialism within the borough. We would encourage anyone who is thinking about exporting or who is thinking about targeting new markets to get along to Opportunity Export and let us help get you started.”
Roger Wilson, Chief Executive for Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council commented:
“Whilst we are operating in an environment of uncertainty and a changing economic landscape for exporting, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is taking this opportunity to help local businesses consider the range of potential options to do business in markets such as India, China and North America. Opportunity Export will provide attendees with access to in-market experts and hear directly from them regarding exporting opportunities and challenges. We would urge businesses in the borough to come along, be inspired and open the doors to a world of possibilities.”
Throughout the event guest expert speakers will deliver market tailored workshops offering advice and support on how to maximise the potential of exporting. The workshops are designed to ensure that attendees obtain as much information as possible to open up the world of exporting to their business as well as signpost them to the additional support and services available.
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“What Full Circle brings to the table is not just knowledge and business solutions, but something which is most important and that is their understanding their client's businesses so well and their ability of being responsible. Sometimes one feels they are just an extension of your own team, the good experience is not just in getting the job done, but also in sharing the rapport with their team like your own.”
“Chesapeake used Full Circle to train and obtain feedback on our Junior sales people who are a key daily linkage to our customers. The whole training experience was very positive for them and they learnt a lot about themselves and how to prepare and manage a positive productive relationship with customers.”
“Full Circle has carried out work for a number of companies in our group . Normally we would not use consultants however I have found Full Circle to be very professional and to be switched on to what a client actually needs.”
“Designco worked with Full Circle in 2011 and found this to be of great benefit to our company. Full Circles work with us was very action orientated and produced immediate benefits in terms of allowing us direct access to sales opportunities with potential clients. We would have no hesitation in recommending Full Circle.”
“We at InterTradeIreland Acumen have used Full Circle to deliver a range of services for our client companies. Full Circle is a very talented and driven organization that delivers effectively on each assignment. We also admire the inventiveness and innovative solutions that Full Circle is capable of delivering.”
“I worked with Full Circle on a number of programmes to help me devise my sales and marketing strategy. As a sole trader, sometimes it is hard to see your business from the outside in. With the help of the staff in Full Circle, I was able to identify the gaps in my strategy and this enabled me to be much more focused on where I wanted to take my business.”
“We recently completed a Sales Growth Programme through Newtownabbey Borough Council & Full Circle Management Solutions. We found the course to be of great value to the company from both a corporate and personal growth perspective.”
“We have commissioned Full Circle to deliver a number of projects, most notably to develop a strategic plan for ISD. This was a crucial management tool at a time of high growth for us and served as a practical road-map for us as we sought to really differentiate ourselves from other comparable companies.”
“We recently worked with Full Circle. We found the experience very good and with the help of Full Circle we were able to improve our sales skills and produce a structured approach to sales and with a positive end result of more business! Full Circle were very flexible and offered mentoring times to suit our business needs and also presented valuable advice on ways to improve our business.”
“Full Circle has provided Cabragh Engineering with valuable research information for tapping into new export markets and in particular establishing direct contact with potential new customers. We utilised the advice and research from Full Circle to create new market opportunities and sales in particular which over the last two year period has led to 70% of all sales taking place mainly in Europe and African Nations. The role of Full Circle provided Cabragh Engineering with expertise and knowledge which due to our limited resources as an SME company was invaluable to developing new export markets.”
“Eurotrack Inc is a US company which is in the process of setting up a manufacturing operation in Northern Ireland. We engaged the services and expertise of Full Circle to develop a really practical business plan for this new venture. The guys in Full Circle challenged our thinking at every turn and really caused us to think through the practicalities of what we aim to achieve and how we will achieve it. A very positive and useful experience!”