ROADMAP TO SUCCESS - It's easy when you know how
Wednesday 25th April 2018, 9.30am - 1.15pm
followed by a light lunch and networking
International markets offer huge opportunities for UK businesses. Selling internationally is very complex but – as with most things – easy with help and appropriate training.
Aimed at businesses in Scotland who are currently working in international trade or looking to expand overseas, the Summit will examine the issues and opportunities in accessing new markets.
9.30am Coffee & registration
10.00am Welcome by Lesley Batchelor OBE, Director General of the IOE&IT - 'International trade - it's easy when you know how'
10.15am Suzanne Sosna, Head of International Trade & Investment Services - Scottish Development International - 'Helping companies to export and grow overseas'
10.35am Steve Regis, Chief Operations Officer - ARX Maritime - 'An Entrepreneur's Export Journey'
10.55am Yvonne Wedel-Andersen, Export Manager - Bibby Factors International - 'Managing your finances when trading abroad'
11.15am Coffee break
11.35am Panel Discussion: Roadmap to Success - Exporter Experiences
11.55am Dr Peter Mowforth & Emil Stickland - Institute of Ecommerce - 'International Growth & Ecommerce'
12.15pm John Brown, Export Finance Manager - UK Export Finance East Scotland - 'UK Export Finance: Winning, fulfilling and getting paid for exports'
12.35pm Alexander Jupp, Engagement Officer - Scotch Whisky Association - ' 'Scotch Whisky: A Map of Exporting Success'
12.55pm Joanne Hills, Solutions Delivery Manager Trade & International - Royal Bank of Scotland - 'Supporting UK SMEs - helping small and medium sized enterprises with their international banking needs'
1.15pm James Andersen, Associate Director - Grant Thornton - 'Delivering a step change in exporting'
1.30pm Light lunch & networking
IOE&IT Members - FREE Non-Members - £30+VAT
This event is CPD certified - 7.5 points
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