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Introduction to Exporting

Webinar: Monday, 27 March 2023

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As a new business start-up, the challenges of growing your business can sometimes feel overwhelming. But you're not alone, there is a wealth of support available to help you achieve your ambitions.


Join our webinar and hear from experts in the field of international trade, business growth, and finance. Learn about the opportunities and support available to you while starting the next phase of your business journey. There will also be time for you to pose your questions to the panel at the end of the session. Our panel includes the following:


  UK Export Academy 

The UK Export Academy is a free training programme for UK businesses looking to grow their international sales. Brought to you by expert speakers, these export workshops are delivered through a hybrid of online and face-to-face learning.

By joining the Academy, you can discover your export potential, increase your confidence, and upskill your knowledge of overseas sales. Prepare your future export plan, network with like-minded businesses, and take your next steps to international growth.

On the day you will hear about the Export Academy in more detail, see what's involved and understand how to join.



  D2N2 Growth Hub

The D2N2 Growth Hub provides businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with a single point of access to free and impartial business support.

Their team of Growth Hub Business Advisers and dedicated enquiry team, have the right knowledge, skills and expertise to signpost you to the right initiatives and resources to support your business growth.



  British Business Bank

The British Business Bank is a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for small businesses.

Whether you're looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, the British Business Bank delivers greater volume and choice of finance.



  Export Champions

Our Midlands Export champions are high profile business leaders from across the region offering their expertise and advice to inspire companies to export and support existing exporters looking to expand into new markets.

Our Export Champion will share their experiences, explain the benefits of and barriers to exporting and reveal their top tips for a successful international business.



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  Introduction to Exporting  
  Date: Monday 27th March 2023  
  Time: 11:00 -12:00 BST  
  Location: Online via Microsoft Teams  
  Cost: Free  


11:00-11:05 Introduction

11:05-11:15 The Export Academy

11:15-11:25 D2N2 Growth Hub

11:25-11:35 The British Business Bank

11:35-11:45 Export Success Story

11:45-11:55 Q&A

11:55-12:00 Thanks & Next Steps

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How to register

This session will be hosted online via the Microsoft Teams platform. You will receive joining instructions with a link to the webinar after your place is confirmed.

Attendance is free, so use the link below to register your interest in attending today.


For any other export related enquiries contact the Department for Business and Trade in the Midlands at ditmidlands@trade.gov.uk or call 0300 303 8955