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Launch of the Food and Drink Cluster for the Marches LEP

2 December 2020 | 09:00-10:30

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About the event

A unique and exciting opportunity exclusive to food and drink companies in Shropshire and Herefordshire is coming your way!

This is a brilliant chance for businesses in the sector to come together to learn from industry specialist as we launch the Marches Food and Drink Cluster campaign in conjunction with the Department for International Trade.

This event is the first of four aiming to bring together SME’s and large food and drink companies in Shropshire and Herefordshire. The objective of these sessions is to work alongside each other and to share ideas and support to boost your international presence and overseas sales.

What to expect?

  • You will meet the new Food & Drink Cluster Adviser David Caine who has over 15 years experience working in the sector helping businesses grow internationally
  • We have two speakers joining us to talk about international routes to markets Alison Avery ITA & Victoria Boldison from Bolst Global:
  • Alison Avery has over 10 years’ experience working as a ITA covering Herefordshire & Worcestershire assisting a wide range of businesses including Food & drink Businesses supporting SME’s with their export strategy
  • Victoria Boldison is the owner of Bolst Global an international consultancy and export solution provider specialising in Food, Drink and the supplements sector both will speak about how they have helped F&D companies find a route to export markets.
  • Also joining us are two experienced speakers who will be addressing the issues and answering questions you may have surrounding Tariffs and Labelling requirements for the Food & Drink sector post Transition

Ashbury Labelling

Ashbury Labelling can help you navigate the complex world of product information compliance and work collaboratively with you to discover practical solutions that are tailored to your needs.

Strong and Herd

Strong and Herd pride themselves on being a “one-stop-shop” for any international trade question or export training, export support, import training and customs compliance requirement. Their training courses are now recognised by many UK companies as a reliable provider for their import and export staff.

We will also host a question and answer session where you can submit your queries during the registration process along with making you aware of the other exciting events we have planned as part of the Cluster activity programme exclusive to companies in the Marches area.


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