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Exporting to Japan: is it for you?


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If you are looking to do business in Japan, then this free event is an excellent place to start. The morning will provide information on the opportunities and challenges for UK companies interested in trading with this dynamic market.

Why Japan?

Japan boasts the third largest economy in the world with a cutting edge business culture and an increasingly globalised outlook, and with both the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on the horizon, the potential for British businesses is huge.

This free event will offer:

   Practical tips on exporting to Japan and how to maximise the opportunities
   Provide insights into how to access the market
   Highlight the sources of support for businesses looking to export
   Hear from Derbyshire companies who have taken the leap and started their Japanese export journey. They have, will you?
   Learn about the unique relationship between Derbyshire and Toyota City, and ways in which the Derbyshire businesses can be supported, including a presence at the Toyota Business Fair, March 2020

Attend the workshops:

There will also be the opportunity to attend interactive workshops covering:

•  Ecommerce, and how to sell your goods online in Japan
•  Top tips on the successful shipment of goods to Japan
•  Japanese business etiquette

Meet the experts, and more:

The event includes a panel Q&A session, networking and an exhibition, providing you with an opportunity to meet:

   Steve Crane - CEO of Business Link Japan
   Rob Gorton - Toyota Manufacturing UK
   Rachel Morley - Spatial Global
   Sharon McCarthy - Department for International Trade
   Laura Howard - East Midlands Chamber
   Businesses currently exporting to Japan


Attendance is free and places are expected to go fast, so register your interest in attending today. Please note that your place is not guaranteed until you receive confirmation from us.

For any other queries please contact DIT East Midlands at: events@tradeEM.co.uk or call 0345 052 4001.


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Event details:

Venue Address: William Duesbury Suite
Holiday Inn - M1, Junction 28,
Carter Lane East,
DE55 2EH

Date: 10 October 2019
Time: 08:00 – 11:30
Admission: Free

In partnership with:

Innovate UJ

Midlands Engine

Organised by:

The Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the Government Department that helps UK based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy, acknowledged as Europe’s best place in which to succeed in global business.

 Our series of 'You Can Export' workshops will help attendees understand the benefits of exporting, the considerations that they need to make, get a feel for how export ready they are and finally to introduce the help and support available to realise their ambitions.


 Events part funded by: