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Manchester World Trade Summit 2020

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.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/02/2020
When: 12th February 2020
9.45am - 3.30pm
Where: Elliot House
151 Deansgate
Manchester M3 3WD
United Kingdom
Contact: Ana Pintor
01733 404 400

Online registration is available until: 06/02/2020
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9:45   Coffee and Registration 

10:00 – 10:20   Richard Bartlett - Director of Business Development, Institute of Export & International Trade

10:20 – 10:40   Susana Cordoba - Head of International Trade, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce 

10:40 – 11:10   
Panel Discussion: ‘Global Trade Landscape’ – Chaired by Marco Forgione - Director General, Institute of Export & International Trade

John Lucy - Manager International Transport & Trade Procedures, Freight Transport Association
Sandra Strong - Managing Partner, Strong and Herd
Clive Memmott - Chief Executive of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

11:10 – 11:20   
Coffee and networking
11:20 – 11:40   Sponsored speaking slot

11:40 – 12:10   Case study panel

Thomas Ogden - Group Commercial Director, Cocogreen UK Ltd 
Paul Baker - Founder, St Pierre Groupe
12:10 – 12:30   
Keynote speaker: ‘From Local to Global: Ensuring Sustainable Trade Growth for your Business’

12:30 – 12:50   
Break out workshop sessions

12:50 – 13:00   
Summary and closing remarks

13:00 – 14:00   

14:00 – 15:30   
1-2-1 sessions


This event is FREE for IOE&IT and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce members to attend and just £15+VAT for non-members.

Please note, if you are a member of the GMCC, you need to register through this link to get your free ticket:

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, we can tailor packages to your needs including speaker slots and marketing at the event from just £500 +VAT. Call us at 01733 404 400 or email us at


With thanks to our event partner:

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