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Birmingham World Trade Summit

 Export to Your Calendar 28/11/2019
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Bank House, 15th Floor
8 Cherry St
Birmingham B2 5AL
United Kingdom
Contact: 01733404400


Online registration is available until: 28/11/2019
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As part of our commitment to build competence in British businesses, the Institute produces a series of Regional Trade Summits that bring together experts and leading authorities to speak on the key issues of the day.

These one-day events explore the increasingly complex international trade environment, looking at the many opportunities and a few challenges currently facing those working in international trade. 

The Birmingham summit will be taking place alongside the latest Open to Export Competition final sponsored by Bibby Financial Services.

 

Agenda

09:30: Breakfast and registration

10:00: Welcome from the Institute of Export & International Trade - ‘Exporting is easy when you know how’

10:20: Jim Davis, Managing Director, Bibby Financial Services

10:40: Keith Stokes-Smith, President, Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce - 'Opportunities Beyond the EU - The Commonwealth'

11:00: Boris Obolenets (President of the Stavropol Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and Sergei Averin (Representative of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, The Russo-British Chamber of Commerce) - 'Opportunities Beyond the EU - Russia'

11:20: Coffee and Networking

11:35: Stewart Ferguson, China Business Advisor, China Britain Business Council - 'Opportunities Beyond the EU - China'

11:55: Michael McGowan, Managing Director - Bibby Foreign Exchange Limited

12:15: John Newton, Group Marketing Director - Clickthrough Marketing

12:35: Exporter case study panel:

Shan Hassam - Managing Director, Veenak International

Tony Allen - Founder, Age Check Certification Scheme (previous winner of the Open to Export Competition)

13:00: Lunch and networking

14:00 - 17:00: Open to Export Action Plan Competition Final

 

open to export competition

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