Doing Business with Iran Business Seminar & Networking


Thursday, July 6, 2017 (0830-1500)
Enterprise Ireland HQ, East Point Business Park, Dublin 3 

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Enterprise Ireland (EI) is pleased to invite you to ‘Doing Business with Iran’, a seminar and networking event focused on the 2nd largest economy in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Re-emerging Iran with a total population of 80m, is unique within the region in having a diversified economy, with Iran’s imports expected to raise to $115bn by 2020. Iran offers an exciting export opportunities for EI clients, in sectors such as Education, Aviation, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture & Food Technology, Healthcare and ICT, and all this despite the overhang from years of trade sanctions.

Many Enterprise Ireland clients already export to Iran and there is wide scope to expand this further. The aim of ‘Doing Business with Iran;’ is to give EI clients an overview of the market opportunities in Iran, to provide practical informational regarding the mechanics of exporting to Iran and to focus on the sectors that are most attractive for Irish exports. The seminar will also seek to raise client awareness in terms of the remaining sanctions and the on-going risk factors associated with conducting business with Iran, particularly in respect of payment and visas issues. Speakers at the event will be a include market experts and those with direct practical experience of doing business with Iran.

Confirmed speakers include:

HE Javad Kachoueian, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Mr Daniel Khazeni-Rad, Editor at Financial Tribune in Tehran, Iran
Mr Michael Burke, Managing Partner, EERME (Payments Presentation)
Mr Sadegh Panahi, CEO & Co-Founder, Eblana Group

In addition to these and other speakers, we will also have a segment, where Irish companies who have already done business in Iran will share their experiences

Fast Facts about Iran, Iran has

· 10% of the world’s proven oil reserves and 15% of its natural gas
· 18th position global automotive production with over 1m units produced annually
· 4th ranking in world cement production
· 14th position for worldwide steel production, and 9th for iron ore
· A largely self-sufficient food economy, which is the world’s largest producer of pistachios and the 5thlargest producer of almonds

Programme Format

Doing Business with Iran

0830-0900 Registration
0900-1030 Session 1 ‘The Iranian Market Re-opens– Quantifying the Opportunity’
1030-1100 Coffee / Tea Break
1100-1300 Sessions 2 – ‘Practicalities and Realities – How to do Business with Iran’
1300-1400 Lunch
1400-1500 Individual meetings

Participation Details:

In order to confirm your participation we invite you to register and make payment online on this link.

Registration for the event must be made before close of business on Tuesday, 4 July 2017. There is a maximum of 2 delegates per company. 

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