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Re-Energising Middlesbrough Businesses for Export Growth

An Introduction to the Export Academy and Business Support Available

15/03/2022: 10:00 - 12:30

Middlesbrough College, STEM Building

Windward Way,




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Are you a Middlesbrough business owner?

Do you want to increase your sales and find new customers?

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) North East and Middlesbrough Council for a FREE event, designed to showcase the training, support and funding opportunities available in your area to expand your customer base internationally.

Why attend?

Businesses who attend the event will:

  • Be provided with an update from your council on the local initiatives and business support available
  • Find out about the practical support on offer through DIT's International Trade Advisers
  • Discover how your business can benefit from the Export Academy
  • Learn about the funding available for eligible businesses to grow overseas
  • Hear how the Chamber can support the practical movement of your products, including their customs brokerage service, training offer and overseas business network
  • Receive an update on the latest Free Trade Agreements, what they will mean for North East businesses and the opportunities they bring
  • Hear about the British Business Bank programmes operating in the North East, including Start Up Loans and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund
  • Meet one of Tees Valley Business' Growth Consultants and find out more. Whatever stage of your growth journey, you can access tailored one-to-one support, specialist programmes, events, and much more 
  • Network with like-minded local businesses
  • Have any of your queries answered during a Q&A session

Speakers include:

  • British Business Bank
  • Department for International Trade North East
  • Middlesbrough Council
  • North East England Chamber of Commerce
  • Tees Valley Business 
  • UK Export Finance

At the end of the event, delegates will have the unique opportunity to receive a tour of the world-class training and high specification facility, the STEM Centre

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover the support available in your area to help you grow your business overseas successfully!


Registered businesses will receive further information detailing the support on offer in your area prior to the event, we encourage you to come prepared with questions to make the most of this session.

Please Note: This event is only open to registered businesses, who are based in Middlesbrough and are interested in trading internationally, or are wanting to learn more about the service the Department for International Trade North East provides. You may be contacted prior to the event to assess eligibility.