WORLD TRADE SUMMIT 2019
23rd October 2019, 10.00am to 4.00pm
Followed by drinks reception & networking
The flagship of our summits, the annual world trade summit in London brings together experts and leading authorities from around the world speaking on the key issues that impact on international trade.
Designed to challenge and inspire all who attend, the summit looks at ways we can enhance the UK’s export performance in a fast moving and dynamic global market.
This year we are delighted to be partnering with Bibby Financial Services, the UK's leading independent invoice finance specialist, currently providing cash flow funding for over 10,000 businesses.
The event concludes with a networking drinks reception to finish the day.
10:30 - Exporting is easy,when you know how
Lesley Batchelor OBE - Director General, the Institute of Export & International Trade
The Lord Empey Kt, OBE
Jim Davis - Managing Director for Export Finance, Bibby Financial Services
11:30 - Panel Discussion: The Global Trade Landscape
Chris Southworth - Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce UK
John Lucy - Manager - International Transport & Trade Procedures, Freight Transport Association
Ana Boata - Lead Eurozone and UK Economist, Euler Hermes
12:10 - 12:30 - Coffee and Networking
12:30 - Managing Risk in International Trade
Brook Horowitz - CEO, IBLF Global
Liz Ward - Principal, Virtuoso Legal
Michael McGowan - Managing Director, Bibby Foreign Exchange Limited
13:30 - 14:30 - Lunch and Networking
14:30 - The Support Landscape for UK Exporters
Ronan Quigley - Executive Director - Corporate Services, British Chamber of Commerce
Sonali Parekh - Head of Policy, Federation of Small Businesses
15:10 - Case Study Panel: Winners of the Queen's Awards in Enterprise (International Trade)
Mark Sharpe - UK Sales Director, Veolia
Carly Di Crescienzo - UK Sales Manager, Helping Hand Environmental
Paul Baker - Founder, St Pierre Groupe
15:50 - Closing Remarks
16:00 - 17:30 - Networking Drinks Reception
It is FREE to attend this event, simply register your place using the button above.
With special thanks to our event partner: