Start Date: 9:30am, 29th April 2022
End Date: 12:00pm, 29th April 2022
Location: União de Associações do Comércio e Serviços / Union of Trade and Services Associations , Casa do Comércio, Rua Castilho, 14, 1269-076 Lisboa, Portugal
The Embassy of Ireland and the Ireland Portugal Business Network in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland were delighted to invite our members to a seminar on Ireland-Portugal Economic Relations on Friday 29 April from 09:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
The seminar took place on an in-person basis at the offices of the União de Associações do Comércio e Serviços in Lisbon, with opening remarks by Robert Troy TD, Ireland’s Minister for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation at the Department of Enterprise, Trade, and Employment, Secretary of State for Tourism, Trade and Services Rita Baptista Marques and Enterprise Ireland Eurozone / Central and Eastern Europe Regional Director Anne Lanigan.
This was followed by a panel discussion on “Challenges & Opportunities of Doing Business in Ireland & Portugal”, moderated by IPBN Chairperson Geoffrey Graham. Please find below the full programme with the guest speakers who took part in the panel discussion.
You can enjoy here a short videoclip of the seminar, available on the IPBN YouTUbe channel and some pictures further below.
0930 – Welcome & Introduction - Ambassador Victory
1000 - Remarks by Secretary of State for Tourism, Trade and Services Rita Baptista Marques
1015 – Presentation by Enterprise Ireland Eurozone / Central and Eastern Europe Regional Director Anne Lanigan: “Untapped Opportunities for Trade in the EU.”
1030 - Coffee Break / Networking Opportunity
1045 - Panel discussion: “Challenges & Opportunities of Doing Business in Ireland & Portugal”
1130 – Wrap Up Remarks
1145 - Conclusion of Seminar
IPBN members had plenty of opportunities to network throughout the morning with members of Enterprise Ireland on a Trade Mission to Lisbon.