Conference 2023

The Department for Business and Trade is pleased to invite businesses to a full-day conference event to explore the benefits and practicalities of becoming more sustainable to win international business. 

As the flagship event in our series, the Go Green Go Global Conference 2023 will bring together expert speakers, panels, workshops, sectors-focused sessions, one-to-one meetings and more. The day is designed to equip you with the knowledge, insights and contacts to enable you to select and implement the right sustainable practices for your business and access international market opportunities. 


Who Should Attend?

    This event will be suitable for businesses of any size from any sector that want to find out about sustainable practices and how to make them work for your business.


    Sessions Include:

    • Keynotes from expert speakers in sustainability and international business
    • Sustainable marketing to acquire more interest from overseas customers
    • How to measure and offset your carbon footprint effectively
    • Carbon literacy for your organisation
    • Sustainable global supply chains and ethical trading
    • Sustainability accreditations; how to choose based on sector and target market
    • Financing sustainable exports
    • Demonstrating sustainability when bidding into large supply chains and contracts
    • Sector-focused sessions including Food & Drink, Retail, Construction and more
    • Market briefings and opportunities


    In Person or Online?

    This is a hybrid event so you can join remotely and access the key sessions from anywhere.

    Delegates who attend the event in person will also benefit from:

    • Access to all sessions and workshops, including those not available online
    • One-to-one meetings
    • Networking with other businesses
    • Exhibition with relevant service providers
    • Refreshments and lunch


    Join us on 5 July to learn all you need to take your next steps to sustainable export success.

    Date: Wednesday 5 July 2023

    Time: 09:00 - 16:00

    Location: Leeds/Online

    Agenda - full details coming soon


    Arrival, registration, networking and exhibition


    Welcome and Introductions 

    Keynote Speakers


    Morning Break

    Breakout Sessions 


    Networking Lunch

    Afternoon Seminars 


    Next Steps and Close


    Royal Armouries Museum

    Armouries Dr,


    LS10 1LT