Annual mission to Hong Kong (15 - 19 January 2018)

We are delighted to announce that our mission to Hong Kong is nearly fully booked. Whether this is your first look at the Hong Kong market, or you are a regular visitor, this mission will provide high level access and networking on the ground to help you drive business in Hong Kong. 


This trip will include a market briefing, networking breakfast focused on Smart Cities of the future, targeted B2B meetings, site visits and roundtable opportunities in Macau (tourism and hospitality/ FMCG focus).



Mission highlights


•   Market briefing roundtable on Hong Kong Market

•   Sector specific seminars (ICT, Finance, Fintech; Tourism, Food & Bev).

•   Site visits to local companies including Crown Worldwide Group

•   Assistance setting up targeted meetings with potential partners

•   Networking reception with Irish Minister & Consul General of Ireland to Hong Kong, HE Peter Ryan

•   Day trip and market briefing in Macau for those operating in Food & Bev and Tourism sectors to hear about opportunities there, followed by networking lunch with key local contacts

•   Admission to the Asian Financial Forum (usual ticket cost $1300) 


Participants fee is €700 including all the above elements, 2 dinners & one lunch. 
Delegates are responsible for booking their own flights and accommodation.

If interested, please email or call Valentina on 01 644 7235.

This high level mission is being organised by Dublin Chamber, the Ireland Hong Kong Business Forum, the Consulate General of Ireland to Hong Kong and Macau and Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

Luxury and lifestyle mission to Milan (26 - 27 January 2018)

“Lifestyle Industry Business Meetings at HOMI” invites exhibitors and visitors to Milan from 26 - 27 January 2018. There will be free brokerage meetings for those attending. There are huge offerings for producers, distributors, designers, retailers the opportunity to find new potential commercial and technological partners across Europe. Subsectors include: wellness and beauty, fragrances and personal care, fashion and jewels, gifts and celebrations, garden and outdoor, children and infants, home textiles, hobby and crafts.


The deadline for registration ends on 16th January 2018.


Click here to register. For more information, please contact Aoife at or 01 644 7223.

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Funded Mission to La Rioja, Spain (28 February - 1 March 2018)

Dublin Chamber is proud to be a co-organiser of the VI Inward Mission for Wine and Food Importers to La Rioja 2018. The mission seeks to connect Spanish food and drink producers with importers, distributors and store chain buyers from across the EU, America and Asia. This will be a valuable opportunity for those looking to add premium Spanish products to their offerings to Irish consumers.


Travel costs to Logroño and lodging expenses for three nights will be covered 100% for importers.


The closing date for applications is 24 January 2018. Contact Aoife at for more information.


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Start-up survey
Dublin Chamber is developing a free module based online training course to assist businesses in developing key skills. As a start-up or entrepreneur, it is very important to be equipped as much as possible to ensure that your business has every chance for success.

To ensure we develop the most relevant course, we would be very grateful if you would complete our survey here.
Feel free to share the survey with those it may interest.