Why Join IPBN?

Build connections within our communities

The IPBN is an active business network comprised of more than one hundred Member Companies based in Portugal and Ireland. These companies are from a cross section of industries and professions and represent in excess of 25,000 people.

There are numerous benefits to joining the network, these include:

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Participate & Promote

The opportunity for you to participate in variety of different events that help you to meet the people running businesses in the Portuguese or Irish markets, allowing you to promote your business and connect with other businesses to find opportunities to work or develop ideas.

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Tell your business story

The IPBN offers the opportunity to tell the story of your business to an interested audience through events, newsletters and social media channels

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find support

Through the IPBN you can find businesses and services that will support your business. Areas such as legal services, company formation or translation are vital start points for a company entering a new market.

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Industry experts

The IPBN holds events which are given by industry experts and leaders, allowing you to learn more about the markets, running businesses in a different country and understanding the marketing, legal, tax and HR issues that may arise.

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state Agencies

The IPBN is recognised by the State Agencies of both Ireland and Portugal and we provide support to their clients entering the market.

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IPBN Supports & Connects

The IPBN provides a positive environment to support their members in doing business and connecting with other businesses at home and away.


Activities of the IPBN

Build connections within our communities

The IPBN has two branches – Lisbon and the Algarve with their own committees and is looking forward to growing further in 2020.

Activities take place in both locations. We are currently planning events in Dublin and Porto.


  • Regular Member meet Member events where members can present on their business and meet other members.
  • Promotion of members profiles, stories and successes on Linked-In and in the monthly Newsletter.
  • Large conference style events aimed at bringing experts from the Irish and Portuguese markets together with smaller Irish and Portuguese companies to discuss developments and innovations.
  • Networking events where a business leader has an in-depth conversation to highlight their experience and share their knowledge and experience with members.
  • Events aimed at assisting companies do business in a new market.
  • Developing relationships between key stakeholders in specific industries to help drive business opportunity.

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The IPBN offers the opportunity to tell the story of your business to an interested audience through events, newsletters and social media channels.