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The Commonwealth – Business Opportunities and Benefits

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Chester Racecourse

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Hear from expert speakers and Cheshire businesses already trading with the Commonwealth on the benefits of exporting to the Commonwealth.

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Join the Cheshire Commonwealth Association and partners to understand the key benefits and growing opportunities of trading with Commonwealth countries. Hear from our three key note speakers on the opportunities the Commonwealth provides and learn from businesses across Cheshire who are already exporting to Commonwealth countries.

The Commonwealth

• Has just celebrated its 70th anniversary

• Is made up of 2.4 billion people across 53 different nations

• In 2016 $560 billion worth of exports of goods and services were traded between Commonwealth countries.

Working Agenda (speaker times subject to change):

8.30am: Registration and coffee – Networking and marketplace

9.30am: Welcome – David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

9.45am: Keynote – Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica and the Bahamas “Turning Opportunities into Business Wins”

10.15am: Dave Maisey – CEO, ICC Solutions and Chair, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

10.25am: Cheshire export champions

11:05am: Coffee – Networking and marketplace

11.45am: Keynote – Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion

12.15pm: Keynote – Ruth Lea CBE, Political Economist “Commonwealth countries: the growth markets of the future”

12:45pm: Closing remarks and future events – Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association

12:50pm: Coffee - Networking and marketplace

1.30pm: Close

For more information please contact info@cheshirecommonwealth.org.uk

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