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Get Fit to Export: North East

Tuesday 24th May 2022

10:00 - 12:00 

The Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle

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Do you have an ambition to grow your business? Are you unsure if exporting is for you?

Join the Department for International Trade North East for a free workshop & find out what you can do to make your business export ready.

Who’s it for?
This workshop is for anyone who:

  • Has an ambition to grow their business through exports
  • Wants to plan the next steps into exporting as part of an overall business growth strategy
  • Is unsure what exporting might involve, but wants to understand the risks and implications to resources; the expertise, time and skills needed before going any further

Why join?
Whether you are considering exporting, or are unsure if trading overseas is right for your business, this session will provide:

  • An understanding of what skills, resources, and knowledge you will need to sell overseas successfully
  • Advice on how to conduct a self-audit of your business
  • A checklist for next steps

Join us on Tuesday 24th May 2022 at The Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle and explore your export potential!

Paul Pringle
Managing Director
Solarglide Limited
Paul Pringle is Managing Director of North East based maritime company ‘Solarglide Limited’. Solarglide is a manufacturer of marine blinds, curtains and window solutions for ships, cruiseliners, ferries and yachts; shipping their products to vessels all over the globe. Paul has been involved in export for over 22 years, building an agent network in over 25 international countries and breaking into new emerging markets. (Solarglide won the chamber of commerce award for ‘Conquering New Markets' 2017), and Solarglide continue to seek out new markets to this day. Paul learnt the craft of exporting by being thrown in at the deep end at the tender age of 21, and 22 years later has mastered the art of export by a lot of trial and error and with continuous support from the Department for International Trade North East and North East England Chamber of Commerce.