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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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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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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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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. Here's an opportunity for North West businesses interested in exploring the potential to export in the region.

Addis Ababa

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2019 DIT Latin America & Caribbean Roadshow

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 including: Argentina, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

Roadshow to: Glasgow, Midlands, Leeds, Reading, London

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Finance for Export - London

Export finance helps your business to grow without having to take on other investments or having additional shareholders which could limit the way you want to grow. Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) London at this event to discover sources of finance that could be available to your business. Trade and export finance can refer to specific financial products that reduce the risks that come with selling internationally, and may include: • Guarantees or letters of credit to help you get paid • Working capital loans to fulfil orders • Insurance against not being paid • Finance to your overseas buyer to allow them to pay for your goods and services over a longer period. Join this event and uncover the many benefits that await your business!

London

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Doing Business in the Middle East - Healthcare & Life Science

Cambridge

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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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UK Cyber Showcase 2019

São Paulo

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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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Meet the Buyers from South Central China

Meet 1:1 with the Buyers from South Central China. Complete with networking opportunities, face to face contact with decision makers and talks from industry experts, this exclusive event is not to be missed.

Lincoln

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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 America Investors Club

More than 150 companies from Latin America and the Caribbean have already invested in the UK, just like you. For this reason DIT wants to connect you by launching the Latin America Investors Club.

London

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in-cosmetics Global

Heading into its 30th edition in 2019, in-cosmetics Global is the leading event for personal care ingredients. The exhibition brings together personal care ingredients suppliers (exhibitors) with finished product manufacturers (visitors), each looking to network, learn about future trends, and discover new products.

Paris

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Meet the Expert: Exporting to Thailand, Indonesia and Myanmar

In collaboration with Britian in South East Asia (BiSEA) and UK-Asian Business Council we are excited to host an exciting opportunity to meet 1:1 with experts from the following markets: Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar.

Birmingham

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UK - Argentina Trade Mission 2019

As the UK and Argentine governments align themselves as growth partners for bilateral trade, the Argentina Gas & Oil Summit will be held in conjunction with a UK trade mission to Argentina. Argentina has the 2nd largest shale gas reserves in the world, with YPF investing between $4 billion and $5 billion per year and through 2022 there will be an array of different opportunities developing. Alongside this, the UK has a long-standing onshore and offshore oil and gas production heritage. With the UK one of the leaders in offshore oil and gas for exploration & production, and Argentina’s commencement of a new offshore licence round, this is a great opportunity for UK companies to discover the opportunities available in Argentina for offshore exploration.

This Trade mission will give companies the chance to hear about the opportunities available in Argentina, directly from government officials, UK based companies in Argentina and international and local operators and oil and gas service companies. The Argentina Gas and Oil Summit will provide key networking opportunities to enable growth, as well as pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings over the course of the 4 days.

Buenos Aires

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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: 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.

Newcastle upon Tyne

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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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StartUp Games Brazil 2019

Florianópolis and São Paulo

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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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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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Britain in South East Asia (BiSEA) Roadshow

 

Your Introduction to 650 million Consumers 

BiSEA Roadshow to the UK 2019 

Durham

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You Can Export: How to Set Up and Sell Successfully on Global Marketplaces - Webinar

With Amazon and eBay receiving more traffic than most individual businesses, online marketplaces offer great opportunities for sole traders, large-scale manufactures and anyone in between to rapidly grow their business by selling overseas. Online marketplaces can provide instant access to untapped audiences and enable you to introduce your product to billions of global customers. For success however, you must select the marketplaces which are right for you and understand what will drive sales. If you are relatively new to international marketplaces, this one-hour webinar will provide practical approaches to help you to set up and sell effectively. Marketplace specialists, Infinity Blue, will be sharing their expertise and will guide you through steps you can take to increase your products potential to sell successfully to thousands of new customers. After this webinar you will be able to: - Identify the marketplace that is right for your business - Test your product in a market with minimal investment - Effectively list your product to maximise conversion - Use marketplaces whilst protecting and promoting your brand - Expand the reach of your product and drive sales

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Market Selection Clinic - Hereford & Worcestershire

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.

Worcester

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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.

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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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Export licence business breakfast

The purpose of this Business Breakfast is to see how UK Export Controls can help at local level those companies who are new to using export licensing or even not aware of the controls. Evidence is found in non-compliance across a variety of business sectors. This seminar will help with understanding and using licences correctly (which can result in incorrect declarations being made to HMRC).

Hereford

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SportAccord 2019

Over 2000 decision makers from the world of sport, representing over a 1000 organisations, attend the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit. This includes over 100 International Sports Federations as well as cities and regions, sponsors, host and bid cities, Games Organising Committees, rights holders, media and suppliers to the sports event industry.

 

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is offering UK companies the opportunity to be part of SportAccord 2019 and to raise their profile above other international delegates.

Broadbeach

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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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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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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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You Can Export: Researching Export Markets

This free workshop will give you all the information you need to understand the potential for your company overseas.

Loughborough

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Create an Impactful Digital Marketing Strategy (Norfolk)

Marketing is delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time. Digital platforms have opened up global markets and the opportunity to win new business across the world has never been greater.

Norwich

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Market Selection Clinic - Hereford & Worcestershire

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.

Worcester

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Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Africa Health 2019

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) at Africa Health 2019, Africa's largest gathering of healthcare professionals.

Johannesburg

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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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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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London Tech Week Investment Mission 2019

London

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Market Selection Clinic - Hereford & Worcestershire

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.

Worcester

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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.

Hong Kong

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