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10 Jan

Growth Hub Event Consultancy: Invitation to Tender

The Chamber is seeking to recruit experienced consultants to lead the development and delivery of a suite of engaging and professionally-designed Growth Hub-branded seminars and/or action-planning workshops covering a range of topics.

06 Jan

Big House: Invitation to Tender

The Big House are looking for applications from specialist website developers to provide support and updates to The Big House website, for the duration of the project, running until September 2022.

24 Dec

East Midlands Chamber: Invitation to Tender

The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce have put out an invitation to tender for Graphic Design, Copywriting and Print Services. This will support the marketing activities for the ERDF-funded Digital Growth Programme and Digital UpScaler projects.

Case Studies

UKTI in the East Midlands Case Study video

UKTI helps BCS Autobox research and establish a presence in Japan

BCS-Autobox provides machines for making cardboard boxes and cartons, with export sales now accounting for 80% of their turnover. Despite their success, the company had been unable to secure business in Japan. It was only when Managing Director Barry Tabor was contacted by Anton Rudgalvis, an International Trade Adviser working for UKTI, that their strategy began to take shape.

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Britain's Best Kept Secret - What UKTI Did For Us

Watch a host of UK companies talk about how they were able to grow their businesses through exporting their products or services overseas with the help and support of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

UK Export Finance: JCB video case study

Robert Winter, Director of Financial Solutions at JCB, describes how UK Export Finance (UKEF) provided the insurance, and the confidence, JCB needed to build its business in a new and challenging market.

How Design Improved our Export Potential

Export Marketing Research Scheme helps PMA plan for China

PMA joined the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Passport to Export programme for new and inexperienced exporters, and learned about the Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS). The EMRS is a UKTI Scheme providing professional advice and funding to help businesses understand the dynamics of a potential overseas market before creating an appropriate strategy for launching in this market.

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