Leeds World Trade Summit


12 September 2019


Chamber International is proud to support the Institute of Export & International Trade in bringing their highly successful World Trade Summit programme to the Yorkshire region for the first time.

As part of its commitment to build competence in British businesses, the Institute of Export & International Trade produces a series of Regional Trade Summits that bring together experts and leading authorities to speak on the key issues of the day.

These one-day events explore the increasingly complex international trade environment, looking at the many opportunities and a few challenges currently facing those working in international trade. 

Leeds World Trade Summit will include thought leadership and practical advice for exporters turning their attention to the next Brexit deadline.


14:00   Lesley Batchelor OBE (pictured right), Director General of the IOE&IT - 

             'Exporting is Easy - When you know how'

14:20    Andy Dobson, Head of Sales (Northern) at Moneycorp - 

              ‘Foreign Exchange and International Payments'

14:40    Kirsten Toft, Vice Principal at Virtuso Legal - 'Legal perspectives around


15:00    Stuart Franklin and Arta Heath, Marketing Director and Managing

              Director at MyUKVisas - 'Moving staff across borders in the post-Brexit                  world'

15:20   Afternoon break

15:30   Stephanie Holmes, Senior VAT Manager at Grant Thornton UK

             LLP - 'VAT and Customs Duty – considerations for international trade'

15:50   Jana Horvath-Pocciova, Export Finance Manager at UK Export

             Finance - 'How UKEF give UK suppliers the exporters'

16:10   Case Study Panel - creating and maintaining relationships post Brexit

              - Dr Evgeny Polyakov, Regional Sales Manager Middle East & Russia

                at Hayward Tyler

              - Keith Jackson, CEO, Brandon Medical Company Ltd


Venue: Cloth Hall CourtLeeds 

Date: 12 September 2019

Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm

GB Expo19 from 9.30 to 2.30pm

World Trade Summit from 2.30pm to 4:30pm

Day ticket prices: 

1. Regular Customers / Chamber Members who are exporters, importers, traders, manufacturers and producers of physical goods  £20 +VAT

2. Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members who are exporters, importers, traders, manufacturers and producers of physical goods  £57 +VAT

3. All service providers such as banks, insurance companies, logistics companies, consultants, business advisors, translation companies, brokers and professions £247 +VAT

Includes lunch and refreshments.

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Chamber International in partnership with


Global Business EXPO 19 - 12 September 2019, Cloth Hall Court, Leeds


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