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"An Audience With..." Webinar Series

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) in the Midlands has launched a series of free webinars with a range of global e-marketplaces to help local SMEs boost their export sales.

Each e-marketplace will provide guidance and practical advice on how you can get your products listed. They'll also cover the practicalities including how much it costs, logistics, marketing support and how to join.

There will also be an opportunity for Q&As where you can put your questions directly to our experts. 

Each link below will connect you to a webinar registration form where you can find out more about each webinar and receive your unique link to join. 


An Audience With... Retaissance

Tuesday 27 October 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

Retaissance is a first-of-its-kind digital B2B marketplace for brands to showcase their products to retail buyers in Britain, Europe and beyond. This digitised trading platform removes the cost barriers of accessing new markets, helping you to reach and connect with your ideal stockists quickly and effectively.

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An Audience With... Fruugo

Tuesday 03 November 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

Fruugo sells millions of different products spanning thousands of brands in 46 countries, 28 languages and 22 currencies. The online marketplace operates with hundreds of retailers on a no-sale, no-fee basis. It's easy to set up and provides a single feed in your own language and currency. Fruugo handles translation, customer service, marketing and foreign exchange – so the retailer only needs to fulfil the order. Shoppers can access a global range of products in a safe and secure shopping environment that feels local. Fruugo is expanding fast, with revenue 10 times what it was 4 years ago and expected to double this year over last.

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An Audience With... ePrice

Tuesday 17 November 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

ePrice is a well-known and respected Italian marketplace, and the market leader for consumer electronics, home appliances, gaming and more. They offer customers a strong catalogue of over 8 million products, whilst sellers benefit with lower commission rates than some other marketplaces and no listing fees.

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An Audience With... Build brand awareness and sales on Japan's most popular digital platforms

Thursday 03 December 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

Japan represents a wealth of opportunities for UK companies to sell online.

With the growth of digital media, such as LINE (Japan's most popular social media and messaging app) and Yahoo! JAPAN (Japan's no.1 web portal), it has become much easier for international sellers to market their products to Japanese consumers. Successful marketing through these platforms is key to accessing Japans consumer population to make your brand aware and to sell your products.

Join The Department for International Trade, SoftBank Telecom Europe and Export to Japan, to understand the business environment, culture and technology on how to achieve market penetration, brand awareness and sales growth in Japan.

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You can find all of DIT's upcoming webinars here.