Selling internationally represents a huge opportunity for all retailers big or small but it can seem an overwhelming task to plan and implement.
Whether you are new to cross-border ecommerce, already selling overseas, or wanting to expand your current international strategy, this event aims to give you a checklist of strategic and tactical advice to help you achieve your full potential overseas.
Speakers from Gene, SimplyVAT, Oban International, DHL, Ingenico ePayments will give you invaluable advice on the full spectrum of topics to help you plan and implement that international strategy. Our expert speakers will help address some of the following questions:
● What should online retailers consider when launching their business across borders?
● What are some of the biggest challenges online retailers face to giving their international customers a great online experience and how might they overcome these?
● Logistics is key to success but historically one of the major barriers to international expansion. How is the industry tackling cross border ecommerce?
● What are the online sellers VAT obligations abroad?
Who should attend:
● Businesses selling goods online who are looking to optimise their international sales
Our case study is Tamara Roberts, CEO of Ridgeview Wine Estate, the largest exporter of English Sparkling Wine in the UK. Tarmara will talk about introducing a brand new wine category to each of the 12 countries that they’re exporting to, how each market has grown individually, and their current focus on the US.
Trademark Brothers help businesses protect their intellectual property. They will be available to answer any questions you may have about ensuring your brand is protected as you grow your business.
Felicity Sutherland, Trade & International Sales, RBS. You can talk to Felicity about risk mitigation and working capital support.
Lev Denker, International Trade Advisor, DIT
In partnership with:
SimplyVAT.com helps online retailers trade internationally successfully.
If you are selling online understand what you need to know about your potential international VAT obligations. Failure to do so may result in tax authority penalties.
SimplyVAT.com provide international VAT registrations and returns in the 28 EU countries and other territories where local laws prevail as we want to help you sleep at night.
Thank you to our sponsor:
Ingenico ePayments is the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group. We connect merchants and consumers, enabling businesses everywhere to go further beyond today’s boundaries, creating the future of global commerce.
We offer merchants with a comprehensive and innovative range of services and solutions that eliminate payment complexity and make purchasing quick, seamless and secure for consumers, whatever the sales channel or payment methods. Through our comprehensive range of smart terminals, payments services and mobile solutions, we facilitate merchants’ in-store and online payment acceptance.
Cancellation policy: Places are limited and events usually oversubscribed. Please give 2 working days' notice via email or you must pay for your place in full.
If you have never been a member of the Brighton & Hove Chamber you are welcome to book and join us as a guest at two of our events. After this, you will need join the Chamber to enjoy the benefits of membership.
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Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce
Brighton Chamber has lots of brilliant events on offer each month. If you have never been a member of Brighton Chamber you are welcome to book and join us as a guest at two of our events (just one Business Breakfast at Carluccios). After this, you will need join the Chamber to enjoy the benefits of membership.