A Taste of Global Success…

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Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Broad Street

Birmingham, United Kingdom

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It doesn’t matter how big or small your company is, there are some amazing opportunities to get your brand out into the global market. Right now, there hundreds of live opportunities available through the Exporting is GREAT site, including ready meals for the Polish market, cheese for the Danes, and marmalade for the Brazil market…

Want to find out more? Join the Department for International Trade, DEFRA and Santander for an interactive day of workshops, 1:1 meetings and much more to support you in your global success story.


09:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:45 Plenary session

- Introduction to the Great Britain Food Unit (DEFRA)
- Exporting is GREAT
- Connecting to your local team
- Accessing market intelligence, Santander

10:45-12:15 Interactive workshops

Session 1 10:30-11:00 - Logistics, labelling, packaging & regulations
Session 2 11:00-11:30 - E-Commerce
Session 3 11:30-12:00 - Bite-sized, Export Essentials

12:15-12:30 – Q&A Session (Panel Session)

12:30-13:30 Networking lunch including:

• Mini Exhibition
• Ideas lab (Drop-in Advice Zones)
• Find your opportunity (Export Hub)

13:30-15:00 Meet the Experts*

A series of pre-booked (15 minutes) one to one sessions with a range of specialist including:

• UK Export Finance
• Export Documentation Specialists
• Language & Culture Specialist
• Digital Trade Specialist
• International Trade Specialists (F&D Sector Specialist)
• Oakland International - Packaging and Labelling & Logistics Specialist

*Including a Santander Trade Portal Session (30 minutes)

Santander will showcase its unique international proposition, including the award winning Santander Trade Portal - A free online resource to help exporters both identify the best export opportunities and find the information and key contacts needed to achieve success.

Since 2015, the Department for International Trade and Santander UK have worked in partnership to support ambitious UK businesses to expand abroad.

This partnership between Santander and DIT helps to break down some of the barriers that UK businesses can face when moving their business onto the world stage, by offering them access to expert support, financial and practical assistance and an unrivalled network of international contacts

15:15-15:30 Next steps

What’s next? Find out the next steps for your business.

15:30- Close Personalised Opportunity Pack

Collect your personalised opportunities pack and discuss with local advisers on-board the Export Hub.

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