How to spot opportunities for growth

 

At the heart of every successful growing business is a pipeline of high-value, target market leads. This series of new events will show you how to leverage the global chamber network to achieve your growth ambitions beginning with Japan and Mexico. Hear from our ‘Go-To-Market’ partners on how they’re uniquely placed to help identify and pre-qualify the best prospects for your business.

Discover how to adapt to changing landscapes

The UK’s first major trade deals as an independent trading nation were signed with Japan and Mexico late last year locking in tariff-free trade and other benefits for UK exporters. Understand the benefits of these changes for your business.

Connecting ambitious export businesses with the resources they need: 

  • Learn how to sell your products overseas 
  • How to find the best country for your product
  • Practical help to create an export plan
  • Grants to fund your growth

An online event from 10:30am until 4pm

 

Morning session - Find Overseas Buyers: Customised Services 

   

10:20am - 10:30am

Sign in

10:30am - 10:50am

Welcome 

About the Global Overseas Business Network

Anne-Marie Martin, Director of Global Business Networks, British Chambers of Commerce

10:50am - 11:05am

Japan Market - Current business environment, emerging sectors and immediate opportunities

Steve Crane OBE, CEO and Founder of Business Link Japan

11:05am - 11:20am

Mexico Market - Current business environment, emerging sectors and immediate opportunities

Laura Atkinson, Manager of British Chamber of Commerce Mexico

11:20am - 11:35am

The DIT Internationalisation Fund 

Ingunn Vallumroed, ERDF Project Manager of DIT Yorkshire and the Humber

11:35am - 12:00pm

Q&A

12:00pm

Break for lunch

 

Afternoon session - The Art of Finding New Export Markets

A practical packed workshop to build your knowledge, skills and capabilities to prepare your business to sell to new overseas customers.  

Includes help in drafting an export action plan and applying for funding. An optional* 3-hours of post-event one-on-one time with our senior advisor to help you progress your plan can be ordered at the time of booking or booked on the day.  

   

12:20pm - 12:30pm

Sign in

12:30pm - 3:30pm

The Art of Finding New Export Markets

Jeff Lewis, Senior Trainer of Chamber International

Practical Research

Landed cost analysis, export pricing strategy, trade agreements, product compliance and market demand

Routes to Market

Distributors, agent/independent sales representatives, direct

Partner Profiling

Competitor products, complimentary products, stockists, repair and local warranty, market ranking, website ranking 

Competition

Local product support structure, sales coverage, competitor brands,

support material requirements, local language material, website translations, UK support staff

Ongoing Development and Growth Support

Field visits, marketing costs, in country trade shows

Preparing your Funding/Export Action Plan

3:30pm - 3:40pm

How to protect your IP

Elizabeth Ward, Founder and Principal of Virtuoso Legal

3:40pm - 3:50pm

Foreign exchange & global payments solutions

Andy Dobson, Sales Manager of moneycorp

3:50pm - 4:00pm

The Export Action Plan and close of event

 

Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: TBC 2022

Time: Morning session from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Afternoon session from 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Cost: Regular Customers / Chamber Members £297 +VAT

Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members £327 +VAT

Click here to book your place.

 

Click here for 3-hours of post-event one-on-one time

Cost: £800 +VAT 

Match-funded grants available via the DIT Internationalisation Fund

 

Chamber International in partnership with:

   
 

Click here to see our booking terms and conditions.