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DIT: Events Digest

Selling Internationally for Service Providers Workshop

22 June – Liverpool

This free-of-charge workshop aims to address the processes involved and concerns of service companies seeking to enter international markets for the first time and build an international brand.

If you provide services you have huge potential to grow through exporting. If your company hasn’t yet made any international sales and provides a service then this workshop is for you.
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Exploring Trading Opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe

21 June - Liverpool Airport
Join Halton Chamber for this exciting session at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, where you will learn more about trading opportunities in two rapidly growing economies in Central Eastern Europe - Romania & Poland. This event, which is free to Halton Chamber members (there will be a small charge to non-members of £10.00) is for small to medium enterprises who are new to exporting, or who currently export but wish to expand into this region. Find out more

Introduction to exporting workshop

11 July 2017 - Preston
This introductory workshop focuses on the key issues which occur when dealing with export enquiries and orders, covering subjects such as the benefits of export and differences from domestic business. It will demonstrate legal, financial and logistical obstacles and how to mitigate these risks as well as how to trade safely overseas. Find out more

Agents and Distributors Masterclass

18 July - Manchester
The use of agents and distributors to enter international markets is common. But is it the best method for you? And if it is, how can you build and manage a network of these trade multipliers?
This interactive masterclass, delivered by Tony Brown, International Trade Adviser, will provide background theory and practical advice in this business critical area. 

The topics covered will include the difference between agents and distributors, possible routes to market, what to consider and how to terminate an agreement safely. Find out more

NW Manufacturing Champions Breakfast 2017

18 July - Oldham
Join us on July 18 as we discuss innovation, investment and how the manufacturing sector is working to increase productivity and remain competitive against imports.

Insider’s Manufacturing Champions breakfast will gather the winners and shortlisted from Insider’s made in the North West awards to hear what makes the best in North West manufacturing tick.

Companies like Blackpool food manufacturer Laila’s Fine Foods and laser cutting and precision engineering firm WEC Group were among this year’s winners – but what are the shared aims, opportunities and challenges of these and similar companies?

Are ideas like Industry 4:0, automation and robotics just concepts, or are they making their way to the manufacturing plants and production
facilities of our region? Find out more


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Got a question or query?
To find out more about how our International Trade team can support your overseas activity please call 0333 320 0392 or email