Businesses trading internationally will gain an insight into how evolving digital developments will impact on global trade at the forthcoming Going Global exhibition.
Our Director General, Lesley Batchelor OBE, was the guest of honour at the recent opening of Contactum’s new headquarters in Croxley Green.
Contactum, based in Cricklewood, London, began in 1936 and is one of only a few remaining UK manufacturers of electrical wiring accessories and circuit protection products.
The countdown is underway for companies working in international trade to make their voice heard by taking part in this year’s International Trade Finance Survey – the longest running review of its kind in the UK.
The Institute’s Director of Special Projects, Mike Josypenko, has presented at a special conference spearheaded by the Welsh Government at City Hall Cardiff and attended by over one hundred companies who have demonstrated a strong track record – or who have the potential to innovate and grow.
The Princess Royal, on behalf of the Queen, held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace on the 13th February where our Director General Lesley Batchelor received her OBE for services to business.
The countdown is on for this year’s prestigious IOE Graduation and Prize Ceremony when students will gather in London along with leading figures from the world of business and international trade – to celebrate their achievements.
In a move which is sure to leave a bitter taste in the mouths of many US based chocolate lovers, confectioner giant Hershey has reached an agreement with American importer, Let’s Buy British Imports (LBB) preventing the company from importing any British Cadbury’s chocolate and Nestlé’s British made KitKats, Toffee Crisps, Yorkies and Maltesers into America.
This year marks the Institute of Export’s 80th anniversary. As part of our year long celebrations, we will be taking a look back at some of the events that have shaped our organisation, reflecting on the thoughts and words of our members as recorded in ‘Export ‘ – our official ‘members only’ journal.
Our director general, Lesley Batchelor OBE, has taken part in a lively and informative ‘tweetup’, which focused on export, growth and diversification.
Playing a key role in the online event, Lesley joined industry experts, professional services and the media to debate the future role of UK businesses in the world economy.