Are you looking to export to new international markets but don't know where to start?
Are you interested to find out about market opportunities and the free support available through Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scottish Development International (SDI)
This session will update you on global trends, market opportunities and outline the benefits of trading in international markets. You will find out more about the free international trade services available to companies in Moray and how you can access them.
08:00: Registration, Business Breakfast and Networking
08:30: Introductions from Grant Eckersley - Senior Programme Manager International Trade - Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Join event delegates for a business breakfast and find out more about the Highlands and Islands Enterprise international trade programme
08:35: Galen Fulford - Managing Director - Biomatrix Water
Hear from Biomatrix Water on their approach of how they selected the right markets to enter for their business, and why their export business model has evolved as they have grown in these markets, as they dealt with the practical aspects of exporting
09:00 Beatrice Huckvale - Scottish Development International
As China’s economy continues to modernize new opportunities are opening up for Scottish companies across many sectors. However, China remains a challenging market for first-time exporters. Find out about how to approach the market for the first time, with practical tips on setting-up, finding partners and other issues.
09:15: Graeme Bell - General Manager - Inverness Airport
Hear about air links available from Inverness Airport that can open up new international markets and opportunities for your business.
09:30: Stewart Miller - Highlands and Islands Enterprise Export Advisor
Hear about the one-to-one advice, training, market information, small grants and consultancy support available to new exporters from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and how the services and support could help you to trade successfully in international markets
09:45: Event Close
09:45 - 10:30 One to One meetings (on request) with HIE Export Advisor