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Exploring the German Market

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BRITISH STUDIES CENTRE

62-66 George Street

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Come along to this breakfast and lunch event to hear first-hand from Scottish companies who have successfully entered the market and network with like-minded companies.

This event will be hosted in collaboration with SDI, we will uncover options and possibilities within the market and you will have the opportunity to meet key market experts.

With a plethora of speakers including Stewart Argo, Associate Director at Weber Shandwick, Kate MacInnes, GlobalScot team and Scottish Enterprise, Jacqui Gale, Chief Executive Officer at JG International and GlobalScot, Joanne Hills, Royal Bank of Scotland and Johannes Augustin, who has been heading the Central Europe office of the Investment Promotion Agency, Scottish Development International in Düsseldorf, which covers 16 countries overall. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to our speakers to find out more!

Why Germany?

  • Germany has a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of more than €3 trillion. This makes it the largest economy in Europe and the fourth strongest economy in the world
  • It is the 4th largest export market for Scotland
  • It’s a similar market to the UK with similar business risks and requirements
  • Germany has a very strong industrial base
  • It hosts 65% of the world’s international trade fairs
  • English is widely spoken and accepted as a business language
  • Easy access to Eastern Europe
  • There is a strong appetite for important Scottish sectors such as technology, engineering, life sciences, creative and digital services


To help you access the market, we will provide:
  • An overview of the market, including opportunities
  • A case study of a company doing business in Germany
  • Financial considerations
  • Routes to market: finding an agent, distributor or a partner
  • You'll also hear about our proposed market visit to Germany in June 2018.



For more information or book a place, please contact Sophie-lou.arceselenir@edinburghchamber.co.ukor phone 01312212970


Why not join us on the 25 - 28 June 2018 for a Trade Mission to Germany! This event is in partnership with Scottish Development International, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. For further information please contact Sophie-lou.arceselenir@edinburghchamber.co.uk


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