Exporting Essentials for Artisans - Devon

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Bovey Tracey Activities Trust

Phoenix Hall

St John's Lane

Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9FF

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Are you an artist or creative looking for new ways to grow your sales? There is a whole world out there, so seize the opportunity today to learn how to access new markets and create an action plan to start selling overseas.

This half day workshop will be delivered in 2 key sessions:

eCommerce and eMarketplaces

This session will focus on the scope of the global market and the opportunities that are out there for artisans. Our eCommerce specialist will help you to:

  • sell on global market places
  • use key digital tools to keep track of your success
  • fulfil your international orders

Social Media Advertising

This hands-on session will allow you to create a social media advert on Facebook or Instagram whilst our digital expert shares practical insights and guidance. You will learn about how to consider the following:

  • who buys your stuff: the importance of personas
  • routes to market
  • know your objectives
  • which platforms to use

You will then have a chance to discuss your business growth plans with a business adviser on a 1-2-1 basis.


9am - arrival, refreshments and networking

9.30am - eCommerce and eMarketplaces

11am - break

11.30am - social media advertising

1pm - lunch

1.30pm - 1-2-1 sessions with digital advisers and business growth advisers

3pm - finish

‘The presenters were very experienced and knowledgable; they involved the audience and opened my eyes to what was previously a dark matter. I now have a number of new exciting possibilities for establishing worldwide recognition for my work and associated revenue opportunities." Alexander Blackie, Artlyrica.

Who is this event for?

This workshop is specifically for the South West Artisan Community. To be eligible for this workshop and any subsequent support from the Department of International Trade, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have a registered business address located in the South West of England
  • Be an SME (small or medium sized enterprise)

Your business also cannot be:

  • Trading in the following sectors: fisheries and agriculture, coal and steel, manufacture of synthetic fibres, shipbuilding, energy generation, transport, banking, insurance or distribution
  • An owner of 25% or more in another company, or another company owns 25% or more of this business

Regrettably, we are unable to accept intermediaries or service providers.

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Bovey Tracey Activities Trust

Phoenix Hall

St John's Lane

Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9FF

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