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Going Global Live is returning to the ExCeL in London next month and the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is encouraging traders to attend and visit its stand to benefit from an exclusive set of offers.

The event, which is taking place on 16 and 17 November, is amongst the biggest in Europe to focus on overseas business expansion.

Free to attend, the conference will host over 150 exhibitors, 25,000 attendees and a programme of masterclasses covering key trade issues such as translation, logistics and post-Brexit rule changes.

IOE&IT offer

IOE&IT will be attending the conference again this year and will be on stand on G281.

It will be offering show-exclusive offers to visitors to the stand:

  • Prize draw: all visitors to the stand who leave their details with the team will be entered into a prize draw in which they could win a customs compliance health check, including a written report
  • Free helpdesk enquiry: any non-member who leaves their details at the stand will receive an invitation to submit a free enquiry to the IOE&IT’s International Trade Technical Helpline
  • Free training introductory training course: any IOE&IT member visiting the stand and leaves their details will be able to claim a free place on one of the IOE&IT’s introductory training courses – including Introduction to Exporting, Introduction to Importing and Introduction to Incoterms

For more information about the IOE&IT’s presence and offer at Going Global Live, go here.

Panel discussions

There will be a several masterclasses and panel discussions throughout the conference, including one featuring IOE&IT director of special projects and international development Kevin Shakespeare.

Shakespeare will be presenting on ‘Small businesses can benefit from digital trade’.

In this session, Shakespeare will highlight the IOE&IT’s activity in digital trade and explain how businesses of all sizes can benefit from initiatives such as the Ecosystem of Trust and the Electronic Trade Documents Bill, both of which will simplify how we trade and reduce costs and time to export.

It is taking place on 16 November at 11am.