There’s still time to join BHETA’s trade & export mission to Ireland

More than ten companies have already signed up for BHETA’s latest trade mission, which will be to Dublin on 3 and 4 April.

Organised as part of the BHETA Export Drive, the initiative is being run in partnership with the Hardware Association Ireland (HAI) and there will be a full programme of events.

The trade mission will bring together relevant buyers, distributors and market experts from Ireland’s major home improvement, gardening and housewares retailers, together with essential store visits and 1:1 buyer meetings. Retailers involved include Avoca , TJ O’Mahony’s and Woodies.

HAI is the national representative body for hardware and DIY retailers and builders’ merchants, as well as manufacturers and distributors to the trade. It represents the whole supplier chain include national and international companies, multi-branch chains and smaller independent businesses. The organisation runs the Hardware Show 2019, which we’ve a report on here.

A two-day ticket includes one night’s accommodation, airport transfers, lunch and refreshments. To register for the mission, or for more information, please contact Nicola Adams-Brown at  or 0121 237 1130. Applications need to in by 20 March.

BHETA regularly runs trade and export missions, including one to Romania at the end of last year.