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DATE AND TIME
Wed, 3 Jul. 2019, 09:30
Wed, 3 Jul. 2019, 16:00
The Institute of Export & International Trade ‘World Trade Summit’ will be followed by an ‘International Trade Assembly’ in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses. As part of their commitment to building competence in British businesses, the Institute 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. For the South West Summit, the morning presentations will be followed by an ‘International Trade Assembly’ – a two-hour session, in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses, in which they will discuss how exporters in the South West can make the most of the opportunities that international trade presents.
09:30-13:00 – World Trade Summit (followed by light lunch and networking)
Aimed at businesses in the South West region who are currently working in international trade or looking to expand overseas. The morning Summit will bring together trade experts and leading authorities to speak about opportunities for UK businesses beyond the EU.
- Lesley Batchelor OBE, Director General – Institute of Export & International Trade
- Ajay Sethi, Managing Partner – ASA & Associates LLP
- Jamie Shaw, China Market Business Advisor – China Britain Business Council
- Neil Payne, Director – Commisceo Global Consultancy
- Daniel Ashley, FX Dealer – Bibby Foreign Exchange Limited
- Paul North, ASEAN Trade Adviser – UKABC
- Exporter Case Study Panel – Chaired by Linda Middleton-Jones, Chair of the Academic Board – Institute of Export & International Trade
- Susie Dorman – One & Eight Jewellery
- Ben Goodare – Renishaw
14:00-16:00 – International Trade Assembly
In partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses, Linda Middleton-Jones leads an afternoon workshop with exporters, role-playing different scenarios in international trade and brainstorming solutions to the various challenges businesses face in overseas markets. This is also an opportunity for exporters in the area to share their thoughts with the Institute of Export & International Trade and the Federation of Small Businesses about the support they need to thrive in international trade.
It is FREE to attend both parts of the day – Register by following the instructions below.
Wednesday 3rd July 2019
2 Glass Wharf
Bristol BS2 0FR
How to register your attendance:
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Online registration is available until 3rd July 2019