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Northern Powerhouse: Support for UK exporters in the Tech sector

Wednesday, 5 August 2020 2:00 pm

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About the event

Tech is a key growth area for the UK, contributing £149bn to the economy in 2018, (7.7 % UK GVA). The digital tech economy also employed over 2.9 million people in 2019. Last year, the UK attracted a record £10.1bn worth of investment (up 44% from the previous year)
Following on from the recent announcement by the Government on a range of support measures to boost digital trade and establish the UK Tech Industry as a global player, this webinar will focus on promoting the latest in support for UK Exporters within the Tech sector for the Northern Powerhouse.

Why attend?

Attending this webinar, you'll hear from:

  • UK DIT’s Tech Sector Team about the recent changes and updates in the technology sector and the overseas opportunities for UK tech companies
  • Tech Nation and one of DIT’s International Trade Advisors about the support your company can receive to grow internationally
  • Maria Sarkar, Founder of DriveWorks about the company's success in exporting technology overseas  

Register now

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Wednesday, 5 August 2020
2:00 pm - 2:05 pmIntroduction to the Department for International Trade (DIT)
2:05 pm - 2:15 pmUpdates from DIT’s Sector Team
2:15 pm - 2:25 pmIntroduction to Tech Nation
2:25 pm - 2:40 pmCase Study - Driveworks
2:40 pm - 2:45 pmRegional DIT support for Tech companies
2:45 pm - 2:55 pmQ&A
2:55 pm - 3:00 pmClosing remarks
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