Published: 12:35, 31 May 2019
| Updated: 15:32, 13 June 2019
Are you a business in Kent seeking advice on how to tap into international markets? Then this free event is definitely for you.
Going Global in a Day in Gatwick will take place on Monday, June 17 and is ideal for SMEs in the South East - including Kent - looking to explore new foreign markets or expand abroad.
Organised in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT) and part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the free event also allows those in attendance to select, meet and showcase their business to experts from over 15 markets.
The event creates great windows of opportunity for businesses to learn from the specialists, meet their peers and understand how to access and grow new market opportunities.
“You can book private 20 minute appointments with exporting officers and commercial officers from the Department for International Trade from some of the UK’s biggest export markets including China, Japan, Europe, the US, Singapore and many more,” said International Trade Adviser Ian Manzie.
“If you’re an ambitious UK business looking to grow globally but not quite sure which market could be next, then this event is for you. This day is very popular so it’s best to book a place as soon as possible.”
Other markets with huge prospects include Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and North America as well as Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania from the Nordic and Eastern areas of Europe.
Experts from Chile and Argentina from South America will also be present along with representatives of the China-Britain Business Council, UK-ASEAN Business Council and UK-India Business Council.
Going Global offers businesses the opportunity to:
“Our local experts know these markets inside out and can offer you bespoke advice on the cultural impact, barriers and benefits of entering these export markets,” added Ian.
A company must be subject to the following criteria to qualify for the event while places are limited to two delegates per company:
For more information about Going Global in a Day click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*This event is part funded by the following European Regional Development Fund's (ERDF's) Projects; Global Growth, South East International Business Growth, Get Exporting 2 and Export ASEAN.