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Events > Managing Overseas Agents & Distributors - COVID-19 SME Support (14 - 15 July)
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Need help finding the right international partners for your business?


Why should you join this virtual event?

Overseas agents and distributors can be a great way to build a profitable, sustainable and scalable global business. But with the added complexity of Coronavirus (COVID019), finding, selecting and managing international partners is presenting a series of challenges and potential high-risks for many SMEs.

This virtual event is designed to help you profile, identify and manage overseas agents and distributors effectively.  You will work through the real-life challenges faced by SMEs, with tips on how to avoid the common pitfalls and the steps required to optimise your approach. 

If you are a new or experienced exporter feeling overwhelmed with sourcing, negotiating or monitoring international partners and need guidance on contracts, payments, monitoring or more, this virtual event is not to be missed.

What will you learn?

  • How to approach the partner selection process step-by-step

  • How to pitch to potential partners

  • Creating a written profile of requirements

  • Approaching challenging contractual issues

  • Strategies for building & strengthening these vital relationships


When will this virtual event take place?

This virtual master class will take place across 2 half days:

  • Tuesday 14 July 2020, 09:00 - 13:00
  • Wednesday 15 July 2020, 13:00 - 17:00


Who is this event for?

Suitability criteria - companies must: 


What's next?

To secure your place for this free virtual event, simply click the Express interest here button on the top of this page. 

Please note, only 20 places are available and the above eligibility criteria applies.

Places are limited to one delegate per company and companies must be available to attend both half-day sessions.- we highly recommend applying quickly to secure your spot.

Important: If your application is approved, you will be requested to sign an electronic application form to secure your place for this subsidised event.

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Contact us

Have a question about the virtual workshop? Email our team at tradeevents@newable.co.uk


 "I have watched numerous webinars in recent weeks and this was by far the best, in terms of both content and delivery"

-  Webinar Attendee | Get Your Small Business Online, May 2020


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) notice:

This event is planned and delivered by Newable Ltd in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT).

Newable will share your personal data, business information and communications or information recorded during the webinar/virtual event with the Department for International Trade (DIT). Information regarding the use and processing of personal data by the Department for International Trade (DIT) can be found at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-trade/about/personal-information-charter.

Newable will not share your data with any other third parties that are not involved with the delivery of the event or funding of the project. You can see our full privacy policy here.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the webinar/virtual event platform allows audio and other information sent during the session to be recorded. By joining these webinar sessions, you automatically consent to such recordings. This recording will be made available after the conclusion of the live event as part of the DIT and Newable webinar archives and for further external promotion/information purposes and will remain available indefinitely. If you do not consent to being recorded, discuss your concerns with the host or do not join the session.


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