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UKTI: Export Opportunities are out there, you could be too!
August 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pmFree
UKTI representatives will be at Innovation Birmingham to share their knowledge and expertise on export opportunities for all companies who have a product or service and are interested in export as a route to growth.
The workshop will include a welcome and introduction to export by Ann Cook and the chance to hear from local companies who have already benefited from our help and advice and are now exporting successfully.
Sarah Lumley-Holmes, one of the regions Digital Trade Advisers will also talk through how to optimise your web presence, including social media for international trade and how to utilise social commerce and digital trends.
Whatever your size or sector the rewards from selling your products and services overseas can be huge. Trading abroad can boost your profile, credibility and bottom line. International markets offer you access to new customers, revenue and ideas. And research confirms that exporting companies are more productive, innovative and resilient to economic downturns than non-exporters. You’re already competing successfully with the international companies here at home. So why not take that final leap to market overseas?
About the speakers;
Ann Cook – As an International Trade Adviser Ann helps both new to export and more experienced exporters from all sectors to develop the skills, contacts and confidence to start exporting or to break into new markets overseas. Ann has a wide range of international trade experience from living overseas, working in international trade and running her own business. Ann currently leads on ICT sector activity in the Birmingham and Solihull region.
Sarah Lumley-Holmes – Sarah is a regional ecommerce advisor. Working across businesses in the West midlands to improve their web presence and digital footprint as part of the E-Exporting programme. With over 10 years’ experience Sarah has a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of digital marketing. She has extensive strategic and practical experience in a range of disciplines including social media, search marketing, advertising, analytics, email marketing and mobile marketing. Having previously worked for ecommerce businesses and large scale organisations across the UK she has a passion for digital marketing.
* Innovation Birmingham Campus tenants only. For more information on how you can get involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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