Export Academy: e-Commerce Programme

Wednesday 6th July 2022

The Catalyst, Newcastle

08:45 - 15:30

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Do you currently sell or are thinking about selling online overseas?
Are you considering which route is best for you – Amazon?
Direct from own website or other routes?

Join the Department for International Trade (DIT) North East for a FREE one-day course, designed for businesses who want to expand and sell globally. The workshop will cover all you need to know about e-Commerce, from creating a successful international website, to top tips for selling on Amazon, and how to generate effective leads via social media campaigns.

In 2021, retail e-Commerce sales amounted to approximately 4.9 trillion U.S. dollars worldwide. This figure is forecast to grow by 50 percent over the next four years, reaching about 7.4 trillion dollars by 2025.

Selling internationally is a proven strategy to grow your business and most importantly spreading risk across multiple markets can help safeguard your business against disruption.

DIT North East have teamed up with e-Commerce experts SocialB, Ptech and Infinity Blue Marketplaces to bring you essential insights into selling online globally in today’s challenging environment and advise you on super charging your growth.

Can’t Attend In-Person?
The event is hybrid and virtual attendance is available.

Don’t miss out of the opportunity to discover how to expand your online customer base overseas!

Please Note: Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. 

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08:45 - 09:00Registration
09:00 - 09:30Welcome and Introduction
09:30 - 10:30Optimising your Website for Overseas Markets
10:30 - 10:40Tea and Coffee Break
10:40 - 11:40Setting Up and Selling Successfully on Global e-Marketplaces
11:40 - 12:40Take your Social Media to the World: YouTube and Pinterest for Business
12:40 - 13:10Lunch
13:10 - 13:30Case Study Speaker
13:30 - 14:30Marketing your Business Internationally on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok
14:30 - 14:40Tea and Coffee Break
14:40 - 15:20Setting Up on Amazon and Starting to Sell Successfully