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DIT Upcoming Webinars

DIT's free webinars are delivered by experts from both private and public sector organisations. The webinar topics range in export experience from never exported to experienced exporter. Click through to see what is on offer.

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UK national stand at Agro Spring 2019

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Ukraine

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Cybersecurity: Arming yourself against an attack globally

London

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Cybersecurity: Arming yourself against an attack globally

Gatwick

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Future Entertainment Festival Middle East 2019

The UK Department for International Trade will be promoting the best of British expertise in cinema, digital media, immersive technologies at this event. The DIT Dubai team will be on hand to facilitate introductions with potential buyers, investors and business partners. Click through to learn more.

Dubai

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DIT @ MWC 2019

Are you attending MWC 2019?

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry, incorporating a thought-leadership conference that features prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. 

If you are a Uk Business attending MWC, we want to know about it, to populate a Department for International Trade (DIT) company directory to show potential customers, investors and visitors the great work being done by UK businesses. 

Barcelona

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YOU CAN: Optimise your Shopify Store (Hertfordshire)

The essential workshop when you are looking to drive sales and succeed in expanding your business globally with Shopify. With over $82 billion of sales conducted through the site since its creation in 2006, and with sellers in over 175 countries, Shopify provides a platform for businesses to reach new clients both in the UK and abroad. Shopify allows companies choose from 100’s of themes for their online store, manage inventory across multiple channels, manage customer records, analyse those visiting the store and optimise marketing. But with so many tools available, are you making the most of your account?

Stevenage

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Market Selection Clinic - Birmingham

Are you frustrated by ad hoc enquiries from all over the world?

Would you like to start selling overseas but have no idea where to start?

Book a 1:1 clinic with Frances Long, a specialist in export market research and selection, who will help you to prioritise overseas markets using a software tool and market data to identify which markets around the world you should be targeting.

Click through to find out more and book a meeting.

Birmingham

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YOU CAN EXPORT: Selling Internationally using Shopify

The Department for International Trade invites you to attend a FREE one-day workshop, ‘Boost your International Sales with Shopify', where you can learn how to make an impact with your own e -commerce site and attract international customers.

County Durham

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DIT Civil Nuclear Showcase 2019

Thanks for your interest in the Department for International Trade’s Civil Nuclear Showcase 2019. We regret to inform you that the Showcase has been postponed.


DIT is very sorry for the inconvenience, and is exploring options for the Showcase event. Details of this will be released in due course.

London

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Webinar - Doing Business in Australia

With a world record history of uninterrupted growth and high disposable income per head, Australia welcomes foreign investment, particularly if it creates employment or introduces new technology, offering great opportunities to British companies across a broad range of industry sectors. Join this one-hour webinar on 28 February to discover the opportunities available for your business and how you can successfully enter this valuable market.

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You Can Export: How to Manage Agents & Distributors

The use of agents and distributors to enter international markets is common for North West exporting companies. But is it the best method for you? And if it is, how can you build and manage a network of these trade multipliers?

Liverpool

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Uzbek-British Trade & Industry Council (UBTIC) conference

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Insight into Argentina

Join us at this event for insight into Argentina with HM Ambassador Mark Kent and also Minister Valeria González Posse, Head of Trade & Investment at the Argentine Embassy in London, as well as President of the British-Argentine Chamber of Commerce. You'll hear and learn about the benefits of exporting to Argentina, as well as participate in roundtable discussions with the Argentinian ambassadors. Click through to register.

Bristol

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You Can Export: Protecting your intellectual property

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are valuable assets for your business and it is important that you understand how these can be protected. This half-day workshop aims to give North West businesses an overview of what constitutes intellectual property, the legal frameworks that are in place, the threats from international markets and how you can protect your IPR overseas.

St Helens

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Trade Mission to Andorra: Opportunities for Retail Brands

The Department for International Trade (DIT), Invest in Andorra (Actua), and the Chamber of Commerce in Andorra are joining forces to offer a trade mission to quality British high street brands to sell in Andorra. Click through to learn more.

Barcelona / Andorra

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Meet the Buyer: Irish Construction and Hardware

Join this free Midlands Engine Meet the Buyer event to meet a group of buyers from Ireland in the construction and hardware sectors. The event will provide a dynamic and lucrative business environment carefully tailored to create, encourage and facilitate synergies in a series of 1:1 meetings with validated buyers to help you build key relationships which may result in you securing new business.

 

Coventry

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Great British Design - Hong Kong 2019 - London Roadshow

Join us on our roadshow as we embark on the journey to Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week (BODW) 2019. We are looking for exceptional UK designers, design companies and education institutions to be a part of this showcase.

London

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Women in Business: Essential Traveller Safety (Essex)

As a business woman, there are additional safety issues to take into consideration when travelling overseas to grow your business. Legal and cultural restrictions can sometimes be distracting and being aware of them can impact the success of your trip.

Ongar

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SXSW 2019

Join the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at South by Southwest to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries from 8-13 March 2019, Austin, USA.

Austin

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Creative Industries Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

DIT are hosting an outward mission to Saudi Arabia to strategically position UK Creative firms to take advantage of major packages offered throughout the construction and supply chain phases of current and future projects.

Riyadh

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Great British Design - Hong Kong 2019 - Roadshow, Manchester

Join us on our roadshow as we embark on the journey to Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week (BODW) 2019. We are looking for exceptional North West designers, design companies and education institutions to be a part of this showcase.

Manchester

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MedTech mission to KIMES (South Korea) and Japan

DIT is organising a Trade Mission to South Korea and Japan to gain insight into opportunities in these two markets. It provides the opportunity to expand your business potential and cultivate a network of contacts within the Korean and Japanese MedTech industries. UK companies and institutions delivering in the MedTech sector are eligible to apply to attend, whether you have an existing presence in South Korea and Japan, or are keen to enter the market. The application deadline is end of business on 18 January 2019.  Click through to learn more and how to register.

Tokyo and Seoul

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Life Sciences China Market Access Roadshow

Life Sciences China Market Access Roadshow 2019

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You Can Export: An Introduction to Export Market Research

Marketing research is the first and one of the most vital steps for any organisation considering entering a new market. This intensive half-day course in the North West region is an invaluable introduction to the process of planning and conducting marketing research overseas.

Kendal

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DIT Sports Economy Conference 2019

DIT are pleased to confirm the return of the Sports Economy Conference taking place in London in March. This unique event brings together UK companies from across the dynamic sports sector and provides an opportunity to connect, learn and build relationships.

London

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Market Selection Clinic - Coventry and Warwickshire

Are you frustrated by ad hoc enquiries from all over the world?

Would you like to start selling overseas but have no idea where to start?

Book a 1:1 clinic with Frances Long, a specialist in export market research and selection, who will help you to prioritise overseas markets using a software tool and market data to identify which markets around the world you should be targeting.

Click through to find out more and book a meeting.

Coventry

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Bett Asia 2019

Bett Asia, is an annual, global trade show that attracts overseas buyers, agents, schools ministers. The event is an excellent opportunity for UK companies to showcase UK cutting edge technology to potential buyers, media and influencers.

Kuala Lumpur

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JEC World 2019

JEC World 2019 is where the global composites industry meets. A leading international show for composites and advanced materials, JEC World provides a global platform where the whole ecosystem is gathered: from raw materials to machines, intermediate and final processors, to OEMs and end users.

Paris

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MIPIM Cannes 2019

MIPIM is the premier real estate event, gathering the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for four days of networking, learning and transaction. Alongside our programme, DIT is seeking to innovatively showcase UK expertise and is seeking partnerships from leading UK companies in a number of areas.

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Learn about the Great British Design Campaign at BODW, Hong Kong 2019

Hear about the Great British Design Campaign visiting BODW 2019 in Hong Kong, and how you can join us.

Derby

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Talking Shop: Wholesale in a Digital World

London

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YOU CAN: Capture International Opportunities using Google Analytics (Essex)

Who is visiting your website and how can you utilise this information? Google Analytics answers these questions, making it one of the most powerful tools available to businesses.

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Great British Design - Hong Kong 2019

Join us on our roadshow as we embark on the journey to Hong Kong’s Business of Design Week (BODW) 2019. We are looking for exceptional UK designers, design companies and education institutions to be a part of this showcase.

Newcastle upon Tyne

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DIT Investment Update: UK Infrastructure

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Cybersecurity: Arming yourself against an attack globally

Southampton

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Northern Powerhouse Delegation to International Food & Drink Event (IFE)

Businesses from the Northern Powerhouse region are invited to join us at the International Food & Drink Event IFE, which brings food and drink suppliers and buyers together, attracting 27,000 attendees from 111 countries. Get the opportunity to exhibit at the show and meet with overseas representatives from the Department for International Trade (DIT).

London

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IFE 2019

DIT is hosting the International Trade Hub at the leading biennial Food & Drink event in the UK, IFE 2019. DIT will be showcasing new to export food and drink companies, matchmaking buyers with UK suppliers, and offering advice on trading internationally.

London

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China Retail Mission 2019

This DIT-led Mission runs from 17 – 24 March 2019, and aims to provide invaluable insight into all aspects of the retail landscape in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. Registration closes 10 January 2019. Click to learn more and how to register.

Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Atlanta, USA

With Atlanta being the 10th largest economy in the USA and the 22nd largest in the world, this trade mission provides a unique opportunity to explore this state, as well as the wider US market for your business. Click through to learn more.

Atlanta

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Smart Cities Mission Brazil 2019

DIT Technology & Smart Cities team invites you to participate in an exclusive agenda of activities at the Smart Cities Mission Brazil 2019. The mission has been carefully prepared to support UK tech companies to explore current and future smart cities projects in Brazil. This will be an opportunity to visit two major sites for tech business development: São Paulo and Curitiba.

São Paulo and Curitiba

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Global eCommerce Live

This major event is designed for those businesses who are seeking to take their online sales to the next level.

Modern global eMarketplaces allow UK eCommerce companies of all shapes and sizes to easily extend their reach around the world, something that would have taken an extraordinary amount of effort and investment only a few years ago.

By attending this event, you'll learn about:

  • The best global eMarketplaces for your business.
  • Omni-channel approaches to selling internationally online.
  • Digital marketing strategies when working with international distributors.
  • VAT leglisation and considerations when trading online overseas.
  • Effective ways to build brand awareness in new markets.
  • What business support is available to accelerate international growth plans.

Bristol

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Export Cleantech and Smart City to Scandinavia: Meet Nordic Partners

Are you a Cleantech or Smart City company looking to break into or grow your business in Scandinavia? Join us for this free workshop exploring the opportunities in the Scandinavian markets and 1-2-1 have meetings with prospective buyers and partners.

Cambridge

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You Can Export: An Introduction to Exporting

Wherever you are on your journey, from securing your first overseas sale to developing a strategy that will help you to grow and succeed, our international experts are on hand to help North West businesses.

Blackpool

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British Embassy Outward Mission to Tatarstan, Russia

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Cybersecurity: Arming Yourself Against an Attack Globally

Reading

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Northern Powerhouse Mission to Ethiopia

Ethiopia is the fourth largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa. It is predicted to be the third largest by 2025. UK exports to Ethiopia have grown by 135% from £80m in 2010 to £149m in 2017.

Addis Ababa

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Latin America & Caribbean Roadshow 2019

An event for UK exporters keen to grow their business with Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAC). The Department for International Trade (DIT) is hosting a roadshow where senior market experts from the LATAC regions will be showcasing the latest business opportunities in these vibrant markets.

Roadshow

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Market Selection Clinic - Birmingham

Are you frustrated by ad hoc enquiries from all over the world?

Would you like to start selling overseas but have no idea where to start?

Book a 1:1 clinic with Frances Long, a specialist in export market research and selection, who will help you to prioritise overseas markets using a software tool and market data to identify which markets around the world you should be targeting.

Click through to find out more and book a meeting.

Birmingham

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Artificial Intelligence Education Mission

The Department for International Trade is organising an AI education mission to the UAE. This will explore partnership and collaborative opportunities in AI curriculum development and TNE programme development in AI. Click through to learn more and access the booking form.

UAE

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UK-Turkey Aerospace & Defence Partnership Event

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Improve and Internationalise your SEO Strategy (Suffolk)

This intensive half-day workshop is packed full of great strategic and tactical advice on how to ensure that your business makes more money through Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

Ipswich

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DIT International Ministerial Visits

DIT Ministers will be visiting a range of countries - both in and outside the EU - to boost the UK’s trade and investment relationships. If you think Ministerial engagement in these countries can benefit your business, please get in touch.  

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Legal Services are GREAT Trade Mission to Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria

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UK Pavilion at GISEC 2019

The Departmental for International Trade is inviting expressions of interest from UK cyber security companies to exhibit on UK Pavilion at GISEC 2019. The deadline for expressions of interest is 04 January 2019.

Dubai

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Latin American Investors Club

More than 200 companies from Latin America and the Caribbean have already invested in the UK. For this reason DIT LATAC wants to connect you to all these investors and give you access to exclusive cutting-edge contents related to your business, by launching the Latin America Investors Club.

London

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Grow your Business with Social Media (Norwich)

Social media offers huge opportunities for companies looking to engage and connect with their customers, but with so many social media channels available it can be difficult to know where to begin.

Norwich

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YOU CAN EXPORT: Introduction to International Trade

 

Please note this is a practical event aimed at North East based businesses interested in trading internationally or wanting to learn more about the service Department for International Trade North East (formerly UKTI North East) provides. 

Sunderland

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YOU CAN EXPORT: Introduction to Exporting for Small Businesses

THIS EVENT IS FOR FSB MEMBERS ONLY!!

 

Please note this is a practical event aimed at North East based businesses interested in trading internationally or wanting to learn more about the service Department for International Trade North East (formerly UKTI North East) provides. 

Gateshead

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UK Chartered Professional Bodies Trade Mission

DIT would like to invite any Chartered Professional Bodies who have an interest in creating partnerships across China and Hong Kong to apply to join this trade mission. In order to create a bespoke programme for the Chartered Bodies and deliver to the highest standard, organisations will need to apply to join this mission. The aim is to enable UK Chartered bodies to develop and promote partnership accreditation links in education with universities, polytechnics, colleges and employers in China and Hong Kong. Click through for more details including how to apply.

China and Hong Kong

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Fintech Mission 2019 - Latin America

This mission is designed for companies from Latin America and Caribbean. The Agenda will take place alongside Innovate Finance Global Summit 2019, the largest domestic Fintech event of the year, convening 2,000 industry stakeholders for two days of keynotes, roundtables and meetings at London’s Guildhall. DIT will also offer an exclusive agenda with our specialists to help your company setting up in the UK.

London

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The UK at Beijing Expo 2019

The UK will be participating in the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in 2019 (29 April – 7 October), the largest Expo of its kind focused on green living, sustainability and horticulture, with 16 million visitors to the 500-hectare site expected across 6 months.

Beijing

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Northern Powerhouse trade mission to OTC 2019

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters including oil and gas. OTC gives you access to leading-edge technical information, the industry’s largest equipment exhibition and valuable new professionals.

Houston

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The Next Web 2019

On 9 and 10 May the Department for International Trade in The Netherlands is leading a mission to one of the biggest tech conferences in Europe; The Next Web in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam

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Life Science Mission to Switzerland

A two-day Trade Mission to Switzerland (Basel and Geneva) for UK companies offering data-driven innovation in drug discovery and development.  Click through to learn more.

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Outward Mission to World Content Market, Moscow

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Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to BIO 2019 Philadelphia & Maryland

Join our visit to the largest Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical convention and partnering event in the world. This event is organised by the East Midlands.

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UK Trade and Export Finance Forum 2019: Celebrating UKEF's Centenary

Join over 600 leaders in government and business from the UK and around the world to mark the centenary of UKEF and celebrate 100 years of innovation. The event will feature expert speakers and focused workshops across a range of trade and finance themes, with plenty of opportunity to engage and interact with the financial sector’s specialists.

London

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RVE 2019: Meet the Buyer - Registration of interest

Come along to our free event to hear about our exciting new plans and why you should seriously consider joining with us.

Derby

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BODW 2019

Business of Design Week (BODW) is Asia's leading annual event on design, innovation and brands. As BODW's Partner Country for 2019, the UK will showcase the best of British design and demonstrate our leadership in creative thinking and design management.

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