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Upcoming Events

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BITA Social Networking - Hosted by South West Chapter
Leeds Chapter - Social Networking Evening
Leeds Chapter - Social Networking Evening
19th January 2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Marriott Hotel Cast Iron Bar & Grill, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds
Celebrating Burns and the Ireland-Scotland Relationship Networking Event
Manchester Chapter - Social Networking Evening
Manchester Chapter - Social Networking Evening
20th January 2022 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Water Street, Manchester
Kent Social Networking Evening
Kent Social Networking Evening
20th January 2022 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
The Hive at Edenwood, 15 Old Chatham Road, Aylesford
London Chapter - Weekly Business Networking
BITA Social Networking - Hosted by South West Chapter
BITAx Business Breakfast - 26th January 2022
BITAx Business Breakfast - 26th January 2022
26th January 2022 - 8:00am - 9:30am
Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel, 1-8 Russell Square, Bloomsbury
Liverpool Fortnightly Social Networking
Focus on Businesses Tackling the Climate Emergency through Innovation
London Chapter - Weekly Business Networking
London Construction Networking Lunch
London Construction Networking Lunch
28th January 2022 - 11:30am - 5:00pm
Royal Horseguards, Whitehall Place, London

Who are BITA?

The British and Irish Trading Alliance is an exciting non-profit networking organisation with a vibrant community of businesses that are invested in each other's success.

We host networking, educational and social events online and in venues across all our chapters in the UK and Ireland, and have a Global Forum which includes the USA and Australia. We pride ourselves on the ability to match buyers to suppliers and vice versa.

Our mission is to help more people and influence further; as a collective.

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Sponsors

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Enterprise Flex E Rent
Corporation Tax Rebates
CG Utilities
Speedy Services
Revive Digital
Site Operative Solutions Ltd
Kerry London
J Coffey Construction Ltd
Emico
EFM Financial Management Limited
Powerday
Ballymore
Evans Mockler Limited
O'Connor
Begbies Traynor Group
Poundfield Products
Rochford Construction
Peopletime Ltd
Laing O'Rourke
Moneycorp
Danny Sullivan Group Ltd
Ardent Tide Ltd
Premier Contracts Supplies PCS

News & Community

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Two Irish Businesswomen in Scotland Appointed Co-Chairs of Causeway
Two Irish Businesswomen in Scotland Appointed Co-Chairs of Causeway
Article posted: 11/01/2022
Judith O’Leary and Brigid Whoriskey take up shared position as Co-Chairs of Causeway: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange...
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Christmas Message from Paul
Christmas Message from Paul
Article posted: 16/12/2021
Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas - whatever you're up to!...
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Innovative Businesses in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Recognised at Causeway Awards 2021
Innovative Businesses in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Recognised at Causeway Awards 2021
Article posted: 15/10/2021
Winners of the fifth Causeway: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange awards were announced at a glittering awards ceremony held at the Assembly Rooms, Ed...
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BITA Winners at the NAA!
BITA Winners at the NAA!
Article posted: 28/07/2021
BITA has won the Gold Award for Outstanding Director, and Silver for Best Event at the National Association Awards...
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Ticket Sales Now Open for Causeway Awards 2021
Ticket Sales Now Open for Causeway Awards 2021
Article posted: 23/07/2021
Ticket sales now open for Causeway: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange's Gala Black Tie Celebration of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Awards N...
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Rap Interiors Gifts £600 for Care Homes to Bring in Singers & Entertainment
Rap Interiors Gifts £600 for Care Homes to Bring in Singers & Entertainment
Article posted: 07/07/2021
The gift of giving doesn’t stop at Christmas for Rap Interiors; we continue to give to help our Maidstone Care Homes into 2021!...
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Powerday strengthens London presence with IOD Skip Hire acquisition
Powerday strengthens London presence with IOD Skip Hire acquisition
Article posted: 01/07/2021
Leading family-owned recycling and waste management company Powerday Plc has today announced the acquisition of IOD Skip Hire Limited (IOD), a move th...
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Protect your business against cyber and crime
Protect your business against cyber and crime
Article posted: 17/06/2021
This month we’re looking at Cyber and Crime Insurance. Not all Cyber and Crime policies are the same, so it pays to have expertise on your side. Tha...
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Kerry Connection to Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix
Kerry Connection to Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix
Article posted: 25/05/2021
There is always a Kerry connection somewhere - and now, thanks to Eddie McGillycuddy at Glencar, there is one with the Monaco Grand Prix!...
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From the Basketball Court to the Business Boardroom
From the Basketball Court to the Business Boardroom
Article posted: 20/05/2021
Causeway’s new dual corporate member with BITA, John FitzGerald, shares his career highlights from playing basketball for Ireland, to a global caree...
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Stories of Struggle and Strife on the Rocky Road to Success
Stories of Struggle and Strife on the Rocky Road to Success
Article posted: 03/05/2021
From a Northern Irish orphan to a near-death car crash and becoming a million-dollar Irishman, and from a Scottish rough sleeper in London becoming an...
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Leadership Links - Causeway Announces Partnership with LIFT Ireland
Leadership Links - Causeway Announces Partnership with LIFT Ireland
Article posted: 30/04/2021
Causeway announces it has recently partnered with LIFT Ireland to help deliver, promote and foster stronger leadership values and standards for indivi...
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Testimonials
At the first event I went to I knew one person, but it didn't matter and everyone was really interested in getting to know me. It's about building those relationships and finding out what business you can do together after, which make it more likely that you'll do business!
Susan Sheahan, Group Sales and Marketing Manager, Dalata Group
All the events are really well organised, the lunches, golf days, all of them have been really brilliant.
Edward Crossan, Vice Chairman, Powerday
Other organisations do support members and offer guidance, but BITA are far more proactive in making the introductions that business may need. Businesses not necessarily have the option to do this themselves, which I think is where the value of BITA membership lies.
Neon Mavromatis, Managing Director of Construction, Kerry London
BITA has been the best networking organisation that we have been involved in. They are very practical and the opportunities are there, the introductions that are available have been fantastic.
Aidan Scollard, Partner, Roberts Nathan
Through a BITA introduction to Geason Training, we got a funding plan together and it has been hugely success full. Our apprenticeships and training have gone through the roof!
Eibhlin Flynn, Head of Client Relations and Business Development, Danny Sullivan Group
BITA has had a direct impact on our business - we've signed clients through them. There are a number of people we have met through the years that would not be clients if I hadn't joined BITA. Attending BITA events is one of our core marketing strategies.
James Maguire, Director, Crannull
We have customers that we've been trying to get an audience with for some time, that have turned out to be BITA members. So by attending events we have the opportunity to meet them in a less formal setting which is where relationships grow. People at these events genuinely want to talk with you and to do business and trade with one another.
Derek Bailey, Group Business Development Director, Speedy Services
BITA is oxygen for business. The main benefit is getting to meet new people and increasing your networks which is what BITA is all about, as well as a great way to give back, while also helping your business and yourself.
Dermot O'Grady, Chief Executive, Ardent Tide
I have never come across any events like the Construction Networking Lunches in London. To have the opportunity to meet people in that industry in one room is absolutely exceptional. It would probably take a member of my staff two years to access the same people that I can access in one day, one to one, at a Construction Networking Lunch.
Kevin Coughlan, Director, Millennium Communications Cellular Ltd
BITA, for me personally as well as the business, has been fantastic success. We have been involved for 4 years and we have met so many interesting people and companies which whom we have created great friendships, and actually a lot of businesses.
Richard Morrissey, Head Of Corporate Sales, Moneycorp
The lead generation has been phenomenal. BITA has enabled us to get to know people on a personal level which in turn helps us open doors, that as a small company, we would never normally have been able to do. The BITA events has allowed us to get to know the right people.
James Mitson, Director, Work and Wear Direct
An example of how BITA works was when I attended a Bluebird BITA lunch and met a contact from the Quinn Group. From this meeting our company secured a ‚ 15mil SRF project in Bally connell, Co. Fermanagh
Eamonn Drummond, London Operations Director, EDC

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BITA members are offered a 10% discount on SCAD Software Services.
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Complimentary Review - Property Finance & ProtectionComplimentary Review - Property Finance & Protection
Complimentary review of your current circumstances and plans for your property finance and protection.
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Discount on all Cool -Tech and UVC Sanitising Services
Discount on all Cool -Tech and UVC Sanitising Services
Cool -Tech and UVC Sanitising Services offer discount depending on the size and scope of the project.
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BITA Members get a 10% discount on all services.
BITA Members get a 10% discount on all services.
Accounting Pro Ireland are offering all BITA members 10% off services
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Free 1-1 Marketing Consultation
Free 1-1 Marketing Consultation
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Site Survey for Electrical Vehicle Charging PointsSite Survey for Electrical Vehicle Charging Points
Sastech offer a true turn key solution for the implementation of Electrical Vehicle Charging Solutions for any sized businesses
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Discounted broker fee
Discounted broker fee
20% off for BITA members
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20% All Services for BITA Members
20% All Services for BITA Members
As a new member of BITA, we are offering 20% off all services we have to offer to each member. Please contact us to discuss further.
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