Connecting Business – Growing Opportunities

Building Export Success Networking Event



Across the North Channel and Globally – from the peripheral regions of Scotland and Ireland 

This online networking event will be a panel discussion hosted by Causeway Board Member Martin McBride and will involve Irish and Scottish exporters sharing their experience and advice of exporting and trading across the Irish Sea.

The event will involve a facilitated discussion and Q&A with exporting SMEs from across Scotland and Ireland, as well as a breakout networking session to allow attendees the opportunities to network and share insights and experiences of exporting and trading.

Guest speakers will be announced soon. Please register now for this event and we will you send you Zoom access details nearer the time.

This event follows on from a successful online event Causeway hosted on 12 November 2020 with a panel discussion of exporters from remote regions of Ireland and Scotland sharing their experiences and challenges of exporting across the Irish Sea and beyond - watch it back here.

This online session is open to both Causeway members and non-members.

Please note, this webinar will be recorded, by joining the event, you consent to the recording of this webinar.


Martin McBride, Causeway & Envision NI


Martin McBride has over 30 years’ experience in international business, initially in industry and more recently in consultancy, and on the boards of companies that are working to build international markets. Martin established Envision as a niche consultancy practice operating in Ireland, Scotland and Scandinavia focused on: international strategy and export development; international market entry, building international sales channels, channel partner development; and international bid / tender opportunities in the public sector, and private sector supply chains. Martin McBride (and Envision) works with both indigenous and international / multinational companies across the three territories – all are characterised by an ambition to target and build new business in Global Markets. In addition to his consultancy activities, Martin is on the Board of a number of exporting companies in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Martin McBride is originally from Donegal, was educated in UCG and UCD; Envision is based in Belfast – an ideal location from which to service clients and projects across the island of Ireland and Scotland. In Scotland is particularly active with companies in the Highlands & Islands, in aquaculture, offshore energy, marine engineering …and in the craft drinks sector.

Date & Time

Thu, 11 November 2021

16:00 - 17:30

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