International Fair Fund | Open for Application

Posted 19.02.20

*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the application deadline for the International Fair Fund has been extended to 15th April 2020*

Please note that anyone who has submitted an application for a show that has been cancelled due to COVID-19 can choose to select a different show in the future rather than having to re-apply. Please e-mail nicola@dcci.ie stating the name of the show that you can no longer participate in, and the name of the show that you would like to participate in instead.

International Fair Fund – Financial Support to Reach Export Markets

The International Fair Fund (IFF) is designed to support businesses who are export-ready to access international markets by offering financial support to exhibit at international trade fairs.  This is a key support for clients planning on growing their export sales. Support can be sought for the same show up to 3 times enabling businesses to reduce some of the risk of taking on new markets, while having support to establish themselves over a sustained period.

Clients who pass a selection process by an independent panel of experts, can receive funding of up to 50% of the cost of exhibiting. You can receive up to €3,000 for a UK or European show and up to €6,000 for a show in markets that are further afield. Terms and conditions apply.

Selections take place twice a year – and retrospective applications can be made for shows in Spring 2020.

The online application form is now live and the closing date for applications is 18th March 2020.

For further information contact nicola@dcci.ie or marydunne@dcci.ie

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