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Scottish World Trade Summit

When: 25/04/2018
Where: Constellation Suite
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh EH28 8LL
United Kingdom
Contact: 01733 404400

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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

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This event is CPD certified - 7.5 points



With thanks to our event partners:


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