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CBI Global Growth Conference 2017

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Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter

Forth Banks

Newcastle upon Tyne

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Join us for the must-attend event of the year - the CBI Global Growth Conference, which is taking place at the Crowne Plaza in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 13 November.

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Designed for SME's throughout the country, the day will feature speeches, case studies, panels and breakout sessions to help you understand how your business can explore and grow its exporting potential. The day will also provide an opportunity to network, share good practice and access peer to peer support from CBI members.

Why attend?

  • Market intelligence and advice from the Department for International Trade

  • CEO Masterclasses from leading exporters, including Sarat Pediredla, Chief Executive Officer, hedgehog lab. Founded in 2007, hedgehog is a leading global enterprise app developer & post-PC technology consultancy. Includes Q&A

  • Panel discussion: Accelerating tech-sector growth with Alan Laing, Managing Director, Sage UK; and Nick Forbes, Leader, Newcastle City Council

  • Breakout sessions: Playing by the rules: Understanding the local market (Colin Hewitt, Head of Commercial, Ward Hadaway); and Making the most of government support(Department for International Trade)

  • Expert insights on emerging markets & emerging opportunities from

    • Colin McCullagh, UK Director, British Centres for , UAE;
    • Shehla Hasan, Country Director, India, CBI;
    • Carlos E. Sanchez Pavon, Regional Director Europe and Africa, ProMexico; and
    • Ross Hunter, Executive Director, UK-ASEAN Business Council
    • David Watson, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner, UK and Ireland, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
    • An international ambassador will also deliver a keynote address - to be announced closer to the event

The event will close with a networking drinks reception at 17:00 - you will have the opportunity to chat with our speakers, share good practice and access peer to peer support from CBI members. The event promises to leave you more motivated - and better equipped - to drive forward your exporting journey.

Don't miss the must-attend event of the year!

Places are limited so please register early to avoid disappointment.

If you have any questions, please contact Lindi Wooding or phone 0191 255 4414


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