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Export Web Week

Join the Department for International Trade for a week of training webinars, online 1:1 meetings with export advisors from across the globe and twitter chats led by industry experts covering the full export journey.

 


During the week there will be training suitable for businesses exporting for the first time, and those looking to expand into new markets and growing their export sales.


If there is a webinar you would like to watch but can't make, not to worry. Simply register for the webinar in any case and you will be sent a recording.

With 15 webinars throughout the week of 16-20 July, this is your chance to tap into some expert knowledge from the comfort of your desk.

Key topics include:

•  The essentials of exporting
•  Funding opportunities
•  International business culture
•  Website internationalisation, SEO, building a global brand & selling online
•  Selecting and researching target markets for your goods & services
•  How to grow your export sales
•  Hear from a range of successful exporters on their journey to overseas sales success

In addition the DIT is teaming up with Lloyds, Santander, KPMG, UK Export Finance and the British Allied Trade Federation, so you can tap into their expertise and knowledge to help drive your business growth.

Throughout the week there will also be 1:1 online meetings with export advisers from Ireland, Slovenia, Netherlands, France and Czech Republic. These meetings give you the perfect chance to explore your export potential without leaving your office!

Please click here to register for individual events.


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