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Focus on Retail and e-Commerce: Opportunities in the Craft Sector

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Google Digital Garage

15 Barker's Pool

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GREAT British crafts are in high demand globally. Are you ready to sell your unique creations to the world-wide market?

Stepping on to the global market playing field may seem overwhelming however with the right support it needn’t be. This seminar has been specifically designed for Yorkshire and the Humber craft retailers, to help you to discover more about how taking your products overseas will grow your business, increase sales and help you achieve global recognition.

At the event hear from Jerónimo R. Santamarina, a digital marketing specialist from Eydos Digital, who will discuss international branding and targeting new markets. Representatives from Google will show you ways to enhance your business via social media throughout the UK and internationally and will be on hand to offer you digital advice and support. Rebecca Gough from British Jewellery & Giftware International will share information about international trade shows and how you can sell to trade.

Our DIT International e-Commerce adviser will guide you through e-marketplaces for your craft products and the further support available from DIT.

You’ll also hear from a local company who will share their export experiences, from their successes with overseas sales to the challenges they’ve faced and the support they’ve had.

Areas covered:

  • How to approach global business and increase your sales
  • Where the export opportunities lie
  • How to target your chosen export market
  • Branding your business for international opportunities
  • Researching your export destination in the crafts sector including international e-marketplaces
  • Hear from Google representatives for expert advice on social media
  • The recommended international trade shows for you
  • Identify your next steps for export success

There will also be the opportunity for Q&A during the seminar and networking with the experts following the presentations.

Due to the popularity of our courses, companies are limited to one delegate per workshop. Any additional delegates may be removed. Please get in contact with the events team to discuss special circumstances.

If after booking you are unable to attend please notify us at least 48 hours prior to the event.

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