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September 2019

You Can Export: Introduction to Selling Overseas

10th September 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn A1 (M) Junction 36, High Rd, Warmsworth
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 9UX United Kingdom

Date: Tuesday, 10 September 2019 Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm Venue: Holiday Inn Doncaster, High Road, Doncaster, DN4 9UX Exporting can open doors to potential customers all over the world. If you have a product or service that is in demand in the UK,…

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You Can Export: Recruiting and Managing Employees Overseas

26th September 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Date: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Venue: Fragomen, Saville House, 74 - 90 Savile Street, Sheffield, S4 7UD Having employees working in overseas markets can be beneficial for any exporting business, but unfamiliar HR procedures can delay growth and leave…

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October 2019

Get ready for Brexit with DIT’s Sheffield workshop

23rd October 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Ponds Forge, Sheaf Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BP United Kingdom

This is a practical session to help exporting businesses prepare for Brexit. When and where? Location Ponds Forge, Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP Date Wednesday, 23 October 2019 Time 8:30 am - 10:00 am Why attend? The Government is accelerating Brexit preparations so that it…

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Advanced Engineering 2019

30th October 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

30-31 October 2019 Advanced Engineering 2019 is the UK’s largest annual exhibition and conference for advanced manufacturing technology, innovation and supply chain solutions. It will provide the opportunity to network with approximately 15,000 professionals from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and supply chain partners. The event…

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November 2019

Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Medica 2019

1st November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

November 2019 About the event The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites healthcare and life sciences businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse region to join this trade mission to the leading international trade fair for the sector. Medica will offer businesses a platform to showcase…

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to SEMA, Las Vegas

5th November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

5 - 8 November 2019 The Department for International Trade (DIT) is inviting businesses supplying into the performance and aftermarket automotive industry to participate in this Northern Powerhouse trade mission to the SEMA Show 2019, in Las Vegas. Following last year’s successful trade mission, when…

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Food Hotel China

11th November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, 11 November 2019 to Friday, 15 November 2019 - Shanghai About the event Join this Northern Powerhouse-led mission to Food Hotel China (FHC) 2019 to explore the variety of export opportunities in the largest grocery market in the world. This week-long programme focuses on…

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Northern Powerhouse Mission to Smart City Expo, Barcelona

18th November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

18 - 21 November 2019 Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) at the Smart City Expo, where executives, city representatives and academics from around the world meet to explore a better future for our cities. Smart City Expo World Congress is the leading international…

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to India

23rd November 2019 - 30th November 2019

Saturday, 23 November 2019 - Saturday, 30 November 2019, India The Department for International Trade invites businesses working in advanced manufacturing/engineering with potential to offer innovative products and services to Indian buyers to participate in this Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Chennai, Pune and Mumbai.…

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Arab Health 2020

27th November 2019 - 30th November 2019

27 - 30 January 2020 The UK boasts a strong heritage in the healthcare and life sciences sector and is highly regarded overseas. The demand for UK expertise is rising and right now could be the time for your business to benefit from this great…

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December 2019

Business of Design Week

2nd December 2019 @ 8:00 am - 7th December 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Hong Kong, United Kingdom

Inspired by the GREAT Festival of Innovation held in Hong Kong in March 2018, ‘Great British Design’ is a year long campaign showcasing the UK’s exceptional talents and expertise in design, aiming to increase creative collaboration between the UK and Hong Kong. The pinnacle of…

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January 2020

Northern Powerhouse Mission to CES, 2020 USA

January 6 - January 10

Monday, 6 January 2020 to Friday, 10 January 2020 The Department for International Trade is offering businesses an opportunity to visit Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the world’s gathering place for leading businesses from the consumer technologies industry. The mission will provide a…

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February 2020

You Can Export: Internationalise Your Marketing

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Quadrant, 99 Parkway Avenue
Sheffield, S9 4WG United Kingdom

Developing your marketing to be ready for the international customer is vital to your business - and can seem like a difficult process to busy exporters. This workshop will help you to gain a clear understanding of international customer needs, the role of an effective,…

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March 2020

Northern Powerhouse Premier Trade Mission to Washington and Atlanta, USA

March 2 - March 6

2 - 6 March 2020 The Department for International Trade (DIT) is inviting established and experienced exporters or high-growth businesses in the life sciences and healthcare sectors to join a high-profile Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Washington and Atlanta. This is a unique opportunity for…

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Strategic Export Controls: Intermediate Practitioners course

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm

Duration: 1 Day Cost: £150 Location: Jurys Inn, Birmingham, B1 2HQ You should have some previous knowledge of Strategic Export Controls and reviewed the Consolidated Control List (free download) before attending this course. A more detailed look at the different elements of controls, the licence…

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Strategic Export Controls: Foundation course

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Duration: Half day (9:30am - 1pm) - Lunch from 12:30pm Cost: £118 Location: Jurys Inn, Birmingham, B1 2HQ A general introduction to ‘Strategic’ export controls if you are new to the subject. It provides a foundation in the controls on the export and trade of…

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You Can Export: Working with Overseas Agents, Distributors and Other Partners

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mercure Sheffield Parkway, Britannia Way, Catcliffe
Sheffield, S60 5BD United Kingdom

A smooth-running overseas network can ensure access to local contacts with valuable experience and understanding of the market to keep your international business growing . This seminar offers new and experienced exporters alike the opportunity to gain practical knowledge to source these overseas contacts, negotiate terms and manage a relationship…

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Strategic Export Controls: Licences Workshop

March 5 @ 1:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Duration: Half day (1:15pm - 4:45pm) Cost: £108 Location: Jurys Inn, Birmingham, B1 2HQ Pre-course knowledge: You will have some experience of making licence applications (if relevant) and undertaken prior training from the Learning Path This Workshop aimed at improving the permissions exporters obtain to…

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You Can Export: Pitching for Business Overseas

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way
Rotherham, S60 5WG United Kingdom

However innovative your product or service is, however desperately your export market might appear to be crying out for something like it, however much positive noise you are creating about it on social media – the fact is that you still need to be able to sell…

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You Can Export: Researching and Selecting Overseas Market

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Source Skills Academy, 300 Meadowhall Way
Sheffield, S9 1EA United Kingdom

Choosing the right export market for your product or service is fundamental to any plan for business growth. Whether you wish to concentrate on new and emerging markets or advanced economies, this workshop will provide you with skills and techniques to enable you to select and prioritise…

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