Top Yorkshire exporters reveal secrets of their success

6 January 2016

Three of Yorkshire’s leading businesses are set to share their export journey, offer their insights and reveal their top tips for local businesses looking to break into international trade at an event organised by UKTI, Bradford & Airedale Manufacturing Alliance and Calderdale and Kirklees Manufacturing Alliance.   

The free event aims to help grow the Yorkshire Economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential.

Being held at the KITS Training Centre in Brighouse on January the 20th, this event is aimed at CKMA and BAMA members and businesses in the manufacturing sector looking to take their first steps in exports and wanting to get top tips on expanding overseas operations.

Attendees will hear from each of the businesses before getting the chance to ask their own questions. Those taking part will also get a free copy of the new Five Steps to Export guide, which offers simple advice on identifying new opportunities overseas and how you can find growth on foreign shores.

The companies speaking at the event will be:

StageOneAs a specialist manufacturer of stages, exhibits and architectural projects, Stageone has a world-leading reputation for making the dreams of designers and event organisers a reality. The company works around the world is involved in a wealth of high profile events ranging from Olympic opening ceremonies and the Pan-American games to exhibits for companies like Jaguar Land Rover and Chanel.

Caldervale Technology – Manufacturer of equipment used to weld plastic pipes and, by trading on the strength of Brand Britain, has customers across the globe. It follows existing customers to new markets or identifies distributors in key markets.

Witt UK Group – A global leader in the manufacture of industrial fans. With a 65 year history, the business works with clients around the world and has a world-leading reputation for delivering expert and high quality solutions for industry.

Regional director of UKTI Yorkshire and Humber, Mark Robson, says: “Exports are crucial to the future prosperity of this region and our country. Brand Britain is in high demand across the globe and our businesses should be making the most of these opportunities.

“This event will allow businesses to hear how their neighbours are finding growth in international trade, learn how they can do the same and also meet like-minded businesses who can help them on their export journey.

“Without exports your business isn’t fulfilling its growth potential. International trade isn’t difficult, it’s just different and we hope this event will help inspire more to take their first steps into a new market.”

To register for a place, click here.


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