We’re counting down to the 2016 Institute of Export Graduation and Prize Giving Ceremony – where successful students will celebrate their achievements in the presence of many of the UK’s leading lights in international trade.
An enormous congratulations to five of our corporate and business members – the highest number to date, who have received a coveted Queen’s Award in International Trade for their innovation, vision and trailblazing achievements.
Our Director General, Lesley Batchelor, has joined an esteemed group of leading entrepreneurs, academics and thought leaders on the judging panel of the European Business Awards which recognise and reward excellence, best practice, innovation and ethics in European companies.
The Institute is once again delighted to champion Exporting is Great week which is spearheaded by UK Trade & Investment – and integral to the government’s initiative to inspire and support 100,000 additional exporters.
Great news! Over the last 6 months, over 30 new businesses have joined the Institute as Business Members.
The IOE is urging members to maximise the export opportunities offered by our partner the International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016) by signing up for the free-to join International Festival for Business Club.
Our Director General, Lesley Batchelor OBE, will take to the platform with a high-profile panel of expert speakers at Going Global, Europe’s leading exhibition for businesses looking to expand internationally or set up overseas operations which takes place at ExCel London on the 11th & 12th of May 2016.
BBC Radio 4 called on the expertise of our Director General, Lesley Batchelor on Budget day this week for a live interview with Today programme presenter, Nick Robinson, on the slowdown of the world economy and how it affects British exports.
The Institute of Export is delighted to welcome our latest Trade Association member, the British Contract Furnishing Association (BCFA).
The countdown is underway to this year’s IOE graduation ceremony on Wednesday 25th May at London’s historic Mansion House.