Events available via separate registrations

A small number of International Trade Week (ITW) events require attendees to register on a separate platform. Details of these events and registration links are below. 

Monday 6th November

Tuesday 7th November 

  • Webinar: Fife International Trade Pathway Programme - Inward and Outward Processing, Fife, 09:30 - 12:00, Limited spaces remaining, please contact to enquire about registration.  
  • In person: Europe North Meets the Midlands Roadshow, Nottingham, 09:30 to 13:20
    • The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) in Midlands is bringing together Commercial Officers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden to have 1:1 meetings with local businesses.
  • In person: The UK-India Tech Forum, London, 10:00 - 12:00
    • The event will focus on the Free Trade Agreement (whether it is agreed, or is still being negotiated), as well as a panel on emerging technologies.
  • In person: Institute of Directors / Department for Business and Trade Lunch and Learn, Birmingham, 12:00 - 14:30
    • Join the IoD, Department for Business and Trade (DBT) and Irwin Mitchell for an international trade focused lunch as part of DBT’s International Trade Week, to explore how selling overseas could help take your business to the next level.
  • Webinar: Import regulations for UK exporters, online, 12:30 - 13:15
    • For UK-based small and medium enterprises (SMEs), venturing into the international market involves a two-fold challenge. While it's important to be well-versed in the UK’s export regulations, it's equally vital to develop a keen understanding of the country's import regulations if certain elements in your manufacturing process come from overseas. This dual knowledge ensures that your business can flourish without unnecessary hiccups or challenges, making every transaction smooth and transparent.
  • In person: The Future Global Music Economy, London, 13:00 - 18:00, Limited Capacity
    • This event will provide a global music outlook with the latest insights on areas of international growth and emerging trends, show how live music tours can break artists into new markets, outline government music export support, and explore the cutting edge of UK music.
  • In person: Tech Opportunities in Northern and Western Europe, London, 14:00 - 15:30
    • The session will focus on showcasing opportunities in Scandinavia, Finland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Estonia, and Belgium. The session will feature a short discussion on the state of trade in technology between the UK and Western and Northern Europe, and then will feature representatives from these countries pitching their market to UK tech firms to export to. 

Wednesday 8th November

  • Webinar: International Trade Live, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November 2023

    • International Trade Live is perfectly placed to establish itself as one of the leading and must-attend online events for the international trade sector. With the rapid evolution of technologies, and the constant shift in regulations and challenges facing trade, it is now more important than ever to stay abreast of the issues that affect you.  

  • In person: FSB Business Bootcamp 4 you, Louth, 07:30 - 15:30 
    • Join us at this event of marketing mastery for your business. We will be covering all aspects of marketing from concept and strategy right the way through to practical steps on how you can elevate your brand online, in print, video and more - all with the aim of raising you and your businesses profile and generating you more customers. 
  • In person: The Business of Events - UK Policy Forum, London, 09:00 - 16:00
    • This free-to-attend forum brings together over 200 business event sector leaders, policymakers, politicians, government officials, media and industry stakeholders to discuss development of a long-term Policy Agenda which ultimately grows the business events industry through trade, exports and investment. The UK Policy Forum is held in partnership with the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, VisitBritain, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Events.
  • In person: Europe North Meets the Midlands Roadshow, Coventry, 09:30 to 13:20 – Series of 1 to 1 meetings
    • The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) in Midlands is bringing together Commercial Officers from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden to have 1:1 meetings with local businesses.
  • In person: Growing International Trade in Services Roadshow, Liverpool, 09:30 - 14:00
    • The UK Services Roadshow is bringing a panel of experts and guest speakers to Liverpool to build your knowledge, network with peers and get top sales tips.
  • In person: Concro’r Byd - Going Global, Bangor, 09:30 - 15:00
    • Welsh production companies are invited to join the Going Global session hosted by the Department for Business and Trade, TAC and S4C. The session will provide Welsh production companies with practical advise and support which will enable companies to explore opportunities in international markets with more confidence. As well as addressing international distribution, the session will explore funding streams that can support companies to expand internationally.

  • Webinar: International Growth Clinic, online, 12:00 – 12:45
    • We're excited to be hosting our International Growth Clinic event, where we'll be discussing the challenges businesses face when they begin their international journey. Santander UK and an esteemed panel will discuss the latest Santander Trade Barometer research, unpicking the challenges businesses face.
  • In person: West Midlands International Peer Network - Trading with Europe, Coventry, 13:15 - 16:00 
    • Join this Trade Peer Network roundtable event to discuss the challenges and opportunities relating to exporting your products and services to Europe in 2023 and beyond.
  • Webinar: Policy And Practice: The UK’s Post-Brexit Trade Landscape, online, 15:00 - 16:00

    • Join Deloitte's EMEA Dbriefs tax webcast programme on the UK’s post-Brexit trade policy which is developing at pace against an increasingly complex international environment. What exactly is happening and what do these changes mean for your organisation?

Thursday 9th November

  • In person: How to Win at Cannes Lions, London, 09:00 - 12:00
    • Join the Advertising Association's exclusive leaders session and give yourself the best shot at winning at Cannes Lions 2024. This event is designed for advertising and marketing services companies across the UK to give you the tools, strategies, and expertise you need to not just win, but thrive and expand your business on the global stage.

  • In person: Made in the South West, Sold to the World, Bristol, 09:00 - 13:00
    • Hear from businesses who have achieved growth through successful international sales strategies, the Department for Business and Trade (DBT), and other expert speakers on the tools, processes and initiatives that South West companies can use to grow their exports. From how to use Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), using digital systems, tools, and processes for efficiency and growth, to overcoming barriers to sell internationally, you will come away with actionable insights from fellow exporters, as well as information on support available for your own business.
  • In person: Digital Trade Conference, Sutton Coldfield, 09:30 - 15:00
    • The event is designed to be valuable for a wide range of individuals, including business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, international trade enthusiasts, e-commerce practitioners, and anyone seeking to enhance their understanding of digital trade and stay updated on technological advancements.
  • In person: UK-APAC Tech Forum Series: Realising Opportunities in Indonesia, London, 10:00 - 11:30
    • Alongside the Indonesia Embassy and Indonesia Investment Promotion Centre, techUK will work with a market entry and a law firm in our membership to showcase the opportunities in Indonesia for tech firms, as well as demystifying some of the complexities of how to enter the market and what to be aware of. 
  • In person: Export Opportunities in Scandinavia and Baltic Regions, Cardiff, 10:00 - 14:00
    • The Welsh Government working with the Department for Business and Trade is bringing together Commercial Officers from Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden to have 1:1 meetings with local businesses. These in-market experts will be showcasing export opportunities both for products and service providers, as well as offering insight and guidance into their markets.

  • Webinar: International Expansion Clinic, online, 12:00 – 12:45

    • Santander UK and an esteemed panel will be discussing the latest Santander Trade Barometer research findings and what support is out there to overcome the challenges for successful expansion. 

  • Webinar: Breaking borders: game-changing strategies for international sales, online, 13:00 - 14:00
    • Join this Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICEAW) event with experts from Avalara as they explore the tax compliance landscape as well as strategies to help you streamline tax management and position yourself - or your clients - as a best-in-class company. 
  • In person: UK Export Academy Live South West, Bristol, 13:30-16:30
    • Join us at our UK Export Academy Live South West event to learn how to unlock your exporting potential, with interactive sessions on digital trends to boost your business and top tips from businesses in the South West.
  • In person: Launch of the ITS Exports Study, London, 14:00 - 17:00
    • As part of International Trade Week, ITS UK will be launching a new report, developed in partnership with the Department for Transport, highlighting the key overseas markets for UK companies delivering transport technology solutions.
  • In person: Growth through reinvention: Celebrating the power of disruption, London, 15:00 - 17:00
    • Bringing together leaders from businesses that are driving growth through reinvention, to share how they have fostered a culture of innovation in their companies, how they continually identify and seize opportunities for growth, and the role that digital marketing and technology plays in reinvention.

Friday 10 November

  • In person: Skills Workshop: How Your Company Can Enter the APAC Market, London, 10:00 - 11:30
    • At this interactive workshop, you’ll hear stories of companies which encountered unexpected challenges – and how they solved them. You’ll also be able to get on-the-spot advice on your own business situation. We’ve experts from law firm Lewis Silkin and corporate & advisory service provider Acclime who specialise in supporting UK companies to expand into APAC with over 13,000 clients across the region.

All other ITW events can be signed up to using the ITW registration form.