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AI for Smart Manufacturing in Japan Pitch Session

APAC, Japan - this event was recorded on 10 September 2020 during London Tech Week

Watch this webinar on-demand to see a showcase of the latest UK AI technology.

Five high-potential UK AI companies will introduce their smart manufacturing specialities which will fit the needs of the Japanese market.

AI technologies include an AI platform for mobile/IoT devices; Robotic Process Automation (RPA); data analytics platform for industrial IoT; AI-driven SLAM for robots; and an autonomy-as-a-service platform for drones.

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AI for Smart Manufacturing in Korea and Taiwan Pitch Session

APAC, Korea and Taiwan - this event was recorded on 10 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

Watch this webinar on-demand to see a showcase of the latest UK AI technology.

Five high-potential UK AI companies will introduce their smart manufacturing specialities which will fit the needs of the Taiwanese and Korean market.

AI technologies include an AI platform for mobile/IoT devices; Robotic Process Automation (RPA); data analytics platform for industrial IoT; AI-driven SLAM for robots; and an autonomy-as-a-service platform for drones.

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ASEAN-UK Digital Innovation Partnership Symposium

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Financing Net Zero: the Role of the Financial Sector in Climate Action

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

It is increasingly recognised that getting to net zero emissions is as an important goal by financial institutions – and a driver of growth, innovation and job creation.

This session explores the role of the financial sector in reaching net-zero emissions, and the business case and financial opportunity in aligning portfolios to net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Lewis (Managing Partner, Arisaig Partners) 
  • Elson Goh (Head of Investment – Singapore, St. James’s Place)
  • Rino Donosepoetro (Vice Chairman, ASEAN & President Commissioner, Indonesia, Standard Chartered)
  • Lois Guthrie (Director of Redefining Value and Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Lead, WBCSD) 
  • Alex Michie (Head of Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, COP26 Private Finance Team

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - High-Level Roundtable on Business Action to Deliver Net Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Roundtable will discuss the importance of public and private partnership on climate action and delivering net-zero.

Speakers:

  • Nigel Topping (UK Climate Champion)
  • Satvinder Singh - Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) for ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
  • Cherine Fok (Director - Sustainability Services, KPMG) 
  • Esther An (Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited)
  • Juliette White (VP, Global SHE and Operations Sustainability, AstraZeneca)
  • Moderated by Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe (Chair of the UK-ASEAN Business Council)
     

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Net Zero Fashion: Decarbonising the Garments and Textiles Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

The fashion industry is responsible for 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping combined.

This session explores what does setting net-zero targets mean for the garments, textiles and fashion sector in practice. 

Speakers:

  • Pete Ford (Environment Programme Specialist – Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, H&M) 
  • Bradley Abbott (Project Lead - Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices in the Garment Sector in Cambodia, GGGI)
  • Cherie Tan (VP Sustainability, Asia Pacific Rayon)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Opening Remarks & The Pivotal Role of Businesses in a Net-Zero Future

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks from Nigel Topping (COP26 High Level Champion on Climate Action) and Dato Dr Amin Liew (Minister of Finance and Economy II).

In this session learn about the business case for a net-zero transition, and the opportunities in corporate net-zero commitments across sectors.

Why 1.5°C? The importance of companies setting ambitious science-based emissions reduction targets. Presentation by Olwen Smith, Business Ambition 1.5°C Regional Engagement Lead, CDP.

The business case for ASEAN – what is the value of setting net-zero corporate targets, and how can companies achieve their net-zero aspirations? Presentation by Chris Stephens (Asia Director, Carbon Trust).

The path for SMEs – becoming climate-resilient and climate-ambitious. Presentation by Johan Falk (Co-Founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative) 

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Powering a Net Zero Future: Implementing Net Zero Strategies in the Energy Sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Energy transformation will progress as renewables outcompete alternatives, policy frameworks further strengthen, more companies demand renewable energy.

This session explores the actions needed within the energy sector to accelerate progress on net zero emission, business strategies.

Speakers:

  • Mohamad Irwan Aman (Head of Sustainability, Sarawak Energy Berhad) 
  • Mark Shorrock (CEO, Shire Oak Energy) 
  • Sam Kimmins (Head of RE100, The Climate Group)  
  • Victoria Burrows (Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - The Road to Zero: Decarbonising Transport

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Today, the transport sector represents 23% of all energy-related global emissions and it is one of the fastest growing sectors.

This session explores driving forward the transition of their fleets in ASEAN to 100% zero emissions and how decarbonising transport keep businesses in ASEAN competitive and more resilient. 

Speakers:

  • Veronika Hofmann (EV100 Global Corporate Engagement Manager) 
  • Angela Hultberg (Road Transport Lead, COP26 Climate Action Champions)
  • Gareth Kerr (Founder and Chief, evRiderz) 
  • Seth Townsley (Energy Marketing Manager, Schneider Electric)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues - Transforming Agriculture and Land Use to Win the Race to Zero

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

There has been massive investment in ecosystems of innovation to promote ‘climate-smart’ ways of producing, distributing and consuming food.

This session explores opportunities around scaling regenerative agriculture, what setting net-zero targets for agriculture means in practice, and catalysing investment in climate resilient food systems, and new approaches to scale up the impact of new investment.

Speakers:

  • Christopher Stewart (Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Olam International) 
  • Noppadol Dej-Udom (Chief Sustainability Officer, Charoen Pokphand Group) 
  • Dhanush Dinesh (Head of Partnerships and Outreach - CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security and Co-Chair of 'Transforming Agricultural Innovation for People, Climate and Nature') 
  • Imelda (Dada) Bacudo (Advisor, ASEAN Climate Resilience Network) 
  • Alexander Giles (Chief Commercial Officer, Liberty Produce)

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ASEAN-UK Race to Zero Dialogues – Day 2 Opening Remarks, the Race to Resilience and Event Closing

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in May 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your company to commit to net zero emissions in Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Welcoming remarks by Richard Graham MP, Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the ASEAN Economic Community, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Welcoming remarks by Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of ASEAN.

In this session learn how can we build resilience to climate change in SE Asia that will allow the region to thrive in the face of climate shocks through the Race to Resilience.  

Welcome and overview - Peter Hall (Vice President, Global Director for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Wood PLC & Private Sector Lead, Race to Resilience) 
 
Panelists: 

  • Emma Flaherty (Implementation Lead, Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP))
  • Augusto Hidalgo (Head of Climate and Resilience Hub, Southeast Asia, Willis Towers Watson)
  • Dr. LU Yinghong (Chief Research Engineer, Kurita R&D Asia Pte. Ltd)

Closing remarks from Sam Myers (Her Majesty's Trade Commission for Asia Pacific), YB Yanty Rahman (Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council), Ken O’Flaherty (COP26 Regional Ambassador to Asia Pacific and South Asia) and Jens Radschinski (Head of UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Centre for Asia Pacific).
 

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Barriers to Capital Flow for Black Female Entrepreneurs

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Collision 2020 follow up survey

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Consumer & Retail Opportunities

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced a series of measures to support businesses in the consumer and retail industry to export overseas as part of its efforts to help the sector recover from COVID-19. This support will focus on market education, enhanced digital tools and access to growing cross-border ecommerce opportunities, as well as increased marketing of the UK’s strengths at international events, and boosting investment opportunities for retail tech. 

 

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Department for International Trade: The Business of Resilience Conference 2021

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Discover new APAC business opportunities in urban development, agriculture and natural resources

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 15 September 2020

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Learn how your British business can find new export growth in urban development and natural resources in Asia-Pacific.

Hear directly from specialists in the urban and agriculture sectors.

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Discover new infrastructure business growth opportunities in APAC

APAC, UK - this event was recorded on 9 September 2020

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Learn how your British infrastructure (transport, energy) business can find new business growth opportunities in Asia-Pacific.

Hear an information session on procurement basics from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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East Midlands Parliamentary Export Programme

Register your interest in attending an East Midland's MP-led export event for your business, part of the Parliamentary Export Programme.

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Facing a different kind of global challenge: how to innovate and grow during COVID-19

APAC, Singapore - this event was recorded on 24 August 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the positive impact that innovation can have on business growth.

Hear personal success stories, opinions and advice to grow in the current economic climate.

From medical cures to the everyday tools that make our lives easier, watch this session to gain insights on how IP and innovation have key roles in building an exciting future for your business.

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New export opportunities in health, education, and private sector partnerships

APAC, UK - This event was recorded on 24 September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand to discover new APAC export business opportunities in social development and private sector partnerships through the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Sector specialists share their advice on expanding your British business into Asia-Pacific.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover 6 Markets for Growth Opportunity in ASEAN

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded in September 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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This video covers an overview of all six markets. For videos on each specific market, please see elsewhere on this list.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Malaysia

APAC, ASEAN, Malaysia - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Malaysia.

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Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, UK Export Finance, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

This video covers the Malaysian market opportunities in isolation.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Myanmar

APAC, ASEAN, Myanmar - this event was recorded in December 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in Myanmar.

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This video covers the Myanmar market opportunities in isolation.

Guest speakers included:

  • Warren Pain - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Neil Carmichael - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance
  • Moderated by Peter Crowhurst - British Chamber of Commerce Myanmar

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Thailand

APAC, ASEAN, Thailand - this event was recorded in January 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Thailand.

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This video covers the Thailand market opportunities in isolation.

 Guest speakers include:

  • Mark Smithson - UK Department for International Trade
  • Gilles Pascual - Ernst & Young
  • Malchutar Kingnet - Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
  • Leisha Blackburn - UK Export Finance

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in the Philippines

APAC, ASEAN, Philippines - this event was recorded in November 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear about the opportunities for your renewable energy company in the Philippines.

Hear from representatives from the UK's Department for International Trade, the Philippines Department of Energy, and Ernst & Young as they share their findings in a new report.

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This video covers the Philippines market opportunities in isolation.

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Renewable Energy Sector: Discover Growth Opportunities in Vietnam

APAC, ASEAN, Vietnam - this event was recorded in March 2021

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about the opportunities for your business in the renewable energy sector in Vietnam.

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This video covers the Vietnam market opportunities in isolation.

  • Current power development plan targets 21% of renewables in the capacity mix by 2030 – up from 15% in 2019

  • Top 3 most attractive sectors in short term is Solar, Onshore, and Offshore wind

  • Government is also looking at wind and biomass

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Resilience strategies for tech entrepreneurs expanding overseas

APAC - this event was recorded on 7 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

In a COVID-19 world, resilience in businesses and tech entrepreneurs is more important than ever.

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn about how building resilience is critical when establishing a business overseas.

This session discusses resilience strategies and the importance of resilience during COVID-19.

Speakers:

  • Aaron Birkby, Co-Founder, Peak Persona
  • Guy Lambert, GM EMEA & North America, Mentorloop
  • Lockie Cooke, Founder and CEO, Iyarn
  • Jacqueline Lauren, Co-Founder and CEO, Lenslife

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South West England Parliamentary Export Programme

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SportsTech Opportunities in the UK Webinar

Australia, APAC - this event was recorded on 8 December 2020

Watch this webinar hosted by DIT Australia to find out about the SportsTech opportunities available in the UK, featuring Sector Specialist Nigel Jones from the Northern Powerhouse, and City Football Group.

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Strategies for COVID-recovery in APAC's education sector

APAC, ASEAN - this event was recorded on 27 September 2020 

Watch this webinar on-demand and discover how Asia-Pacific's education institutions can manage the COVID-19 response.

SUMS Consulting (of the University of Reading) share their playbook for academic organisations to maintain financial health.

Managing social value and the importance universities play in the lives and social mobility of students will also be covered.

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Tailings Management Brochure

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UK-AUS Free Trade Agreement In Principle: Briefing with Chief Negotiators

Australia, APAC - this event was recorded on 24 June 2021.

Join us for a briefing on the Agreement in Principle provided by Vivien Life, Chief Negotiator for the UK and Elisabeth Bowes, Chief Negotiator for Australia. The briefing will cover the content of the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement in Principle and provide details on the next steps to finalise the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

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UK-Australia Smart Cities Webinar Series

Australia, APAC - this webinar series was produced in March 2021.

The UK Department for International Trade in partnership with the Australian British Chamber of Commerce hosted a three part webinar series on highlighting the Australian smart cities opportunities for UK companies and showcasing UK expertise and capabilities in smart cities.

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UK-Australia Space Bridge – Australia State and Territory Roadshow Webinar Series

Australia, APAC

As part of the UK-Australia Space Bridge, Austrade, with support from the States and Territories and its partners at the Australian Space Agency, UK Space Agency (UKSA) and UK Department for International Trade (DIT), will be running a Space Bridge State & Territory Roadshow from May 19th until June 30.

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UK-Australia Space Bridge – UK Region Roadshow Webinar Series

Australia, APAC

As part of the UK-Australia Space Bridge, UKSA and DIT will be running six briefing webinars, each week profiling one of the UK’s Devolved Administrations and English regions from Tuesday 15th June until Tuesday 20th July.

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Unlocking tech company growth opportunities: Singapore

APAC - this event was recorded on 8 September 2020 during London Tech Week.

Watch this webinar on-demand and hear advice and strategies from leading tech figures in Singapore.

Learn about the Singapore tech sector and the regional economy. 

Discover how to expand and scale your tech company in a post Covid-19 world.

Speakers include:

  • Natalie Black, CBE - Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner, APAC for Department of International Trade
  • Liz Scott - Head of Entrepreneur Engagement, Tech Nation
  • Henry Goodwin - Partner, PwC Legal International Pte Ltd
  • Grace Chng - Tech Writer & Author
  • Tanya Suarez - Founder & CEO, IoT Tribe
  • YC Choy - Regional Vice President, Economic Development Board of Singapore
  • Chris Yeo - Managing Director, Head of Grab Ventures
  • Nick Wilde - Managing Director APAC, Thought Machine
  • Tim Pullan - Founder & CEO, ThoughtRiver
  • Olly Finding - Vice President of Commercial APAC at Babylon Health
  • Veronika Kopacikova - The Unic0rn, Founder

This event was created by Tech Nation, who fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies.

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West Midlands Parliamentary Export Programme

Parliamentary Export Programme in the West Midlands. Virtual events with local MPs.

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What is the future of FinTech in Southeast Asia?

ASEAN (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) - Recorded on 8 July 2020

Watch this webinar on-demand and learn how your FinTech business could find growth in Asia Pacific.

Guest speakers include Lord Mayor of the City of London,The Rt Hon. William Russell.

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Accessing Opportunities in Growing Markets

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a COVID-19 Webinar series to help UK SMEs get help

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An Audience With Webinar Series

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a COVID-19 Webinar series to help UK SMEs get help

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Brazil Medtech Awards: Personalised Medicine for Primary Care

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CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement

What you should know about the CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement.

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UK-Central America Association Agreement (UK-CAAA)

What you should know about the UK-Central America Association Agreement (UK-CAA): Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.

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UK-Chile Association Agreement

What you need to know about the UK-Chile Association Agreement.

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Sustainable Fast Track UK

Do you have a great sustainable product geared towards the African market and want to take it to the next level?

Join the largest European Sustainability Programme: Sustainable Fast-Track UK!

Benefit from this multifaceted programme through exclusive andinvaluable support from the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) to fast-track your entrance to the African markets. Brand yourself at the Sustainability Europe Awards: London,celebrating companies from 25 countries with outstanding contributions to a sustainable future.

Let your solution make a real difference! Click through to learn more and apply.

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Northern Powerhouse Health and Life Sciences 2020/21

We are hosting some exciting events to help you prepare your business for regulatory changes, access internal markets and grow through international sales. Join our unmissable Regulatory Symposium featuring 10 key industry speakers over two days. Book your free place now.

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Northern Powerhouse Financial and Professional Services 2020/21

To help you grow your business through exports, the Department for International Trade is delivering an exciting Financial and Professional Services events programme for businesses in the Northern Powerhouse, in partnership with key organisations.

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Export Academy

The Export Academy from the Department for International Trade will help you grow your business by showing you how to sell to new customers around the world. Click through to learn more and register.

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UK & LATAC Partners in Education

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Africa Investment Conference

The Africa Investment Conference will provide a platform for UK companies to hear about doing business in Africa from existing investors, to connect with African companies and institutions and to showcase the positive impact of UK investment across the continent.

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Northern Powerhouse Agri-Tech 2021

To help you grow your business through exports, the Department for International Trade is delivering an exciting Agri-Tech events programme for businesses in the Northern Powerhouse, in partnership with overseas teams.

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Virtual Northern Powerhouse FinTech Mission Programme

Join this Virtual FinTech Mission Programme to explore opportunities in Australia, Canada and the US. With a full programme of events by expert speakers, key figures in the local FinTech ecosystems and market specialists, this programme will help FinTech and related businesses to access international opportunities. The programme includes market briefings, regulatory guidance and Meet-the-Client events, offering a great opportunity for businesses in the FinTech sector.

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Northern Powerhouse Education (including EdTech) 2021

The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse to join a virtual EdTech programme. The activity is ideal for businesses working in the Education Technology sector who are wanting to explore opportunities overseas.

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Sports Economy Digital Directory 2021

The DIT Sports Economy sector team has created a sector wide Digital Directory, this hosts basic information about UK companies.

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Middle East Innovation Campaign 2021

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The Export Shed

Part workshop, part discussion forum, you will always find experts in international business in The Export Shed.

From market specialists, market researchers, export managers and digital experts to guest participants, our speakers will bring their insights and experiences on the current international trade-related topics of the day.

It's the ideal place for peers to discuss and share experiences, ideas and knowledge.

The Export Shed is delivered by the DIT Southwest team.

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Be More Digital - Boost your Export

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UK at Cannes Lions 2021

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Clean Growth LATAC

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UK Smart Cities Directory - Volume II

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Technology Growth Programme 2021 - 2022 : Registration of Interest

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The Future of Transport Week - Nov 2021

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The Future of Transportation 2021

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Midlands Engine Food and Drink Programme: Gulfood 2022

The Department for International Trade invites food and drink producers from across the Midlands Engine to participate in this innovative two-part mission to prepare for and visit the world’s largest food event – Gulfood 2022 in Dubai.

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International Opportunities for UK Education

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Sustainable Infrastructure Opportunities in Latin America and Caribbean for Northern Powerhouse Companies

Join this virtual event to find out about opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAC) for Northern Powerhouse infrastructure companies.

With eight country briefings from in-market experts, a case study of a local company successfully exporting to the market and a Q&A with all speakers, this event will provide all you need to know about the massive opportunities in the region.

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CREATIVE EXPORT CAMPAIGN 2021

Grow your creative-industries business through international sales

The UK’s creative industries are renowned worldwide for their exceptional quality, innovation and value for money. As a result, there is huge global demand for the nation’s creative-industries products and services. New free-trade agreements, and the Government’s international promotion of the UK’s creative offer, are opening doors for British companies around the world. The Department for International Trade (DIT) offers a wide range of free support to help your business take advantage of new global opportunities.

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UK HOUSE ADVERTISING SECTOR EVENTS creative

DIT and the UK Advertising Export Group (UKAEG) present their online venue, UK House, to market UK advertising services to global customers this Autumn. UK House will host special events for advertising and marketing services professionals from India, Brazil, Nigeria, and Japan with more countries expected to be added to the online tour.

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Opportunities for Northern Powerhouse companies in the Brazilian Renewable Energy Sector

Join this virtual event to find out about opportunities in Brazil for Northern Powerhouse renewable energy companies.

With a market overview, insights on doing business in Brazil from in-market specialists, a case study of a local company successfully exporting to the country and a Q&A with all speakers, this event will provide all you need to know about the massive opportunities in the market.

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Virtual Northern Powerhouse Food & Drink Pre-Gulfood 2022 Mission

The Department for International Trade invites food and non-alcoholic drinks producers from across the Northern Powerhouse to participate in this virtual mission to prepare for the largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition – Gulfood 2022 in Dubai.

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Registration of Interest: Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022

The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites UK tech businesses from across the country to register their interest in hearing about the UK's presence at CES 2022.

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Expo 2020

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 - NEW Speaker Logistics Form

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 - NEW Speaker Logistics Form - Transfers

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 - Speaker Logistics Form

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 - Speaker Logistics Form - Transfers

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 Event Host - Business Club Members

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Expo 2020 Event Host - Government

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Expo 2020 Event Host - Sponsor

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Create - Summit

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Create?

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Create? – In Person Attendee

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Travel?

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Travel? Summit

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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How will we Travel?– In Person Attendee

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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Red Arrows Reception

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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UK National Day - Expo 2020 Dubai

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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What will we Wear?

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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What will we Wear? - Virtual Summit

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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What will we Wear? – In Person Attendee

Join the UK at Expo 2020 Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai presents the UK to the world in one place, and creates the opportunity to drive future partnerships. It provides a platform for us to communicate directly with millions of people and showcase the UK's strengths through business, culture, tourism and education. The events will be themed around breakthrough moments, each of which will explore some big questions about how the future will look:

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UK Renewable Energy Solutions

The petrochemical industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with oil prices dropping as a result of decreased global demand. This, alongside the global call to address climate change, means that the opportunity is ripe to to lay the foundations for sound, sustainable and inclusive clean energy growth and create employment in the industries of the future. We owe it to future generations to address the urgent and linked challenges of public health, climate change and its impacts, and biodiversity loss. A well-managed energy transition is central to this.

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UK Renewable Energy Solutionsb

The petrochemical industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with oil prices dropping as a result of decreased global demand. This, alongside the global call to address climate change, means that the opportunity is ripe to to lay the foundations for sound, sustainable and inclusive clean energy growth and create employment in the industries of the future. We owe it to future generations to address the urgent and linked challenges of public health, climate change and its impacts, and biodiversity loss. A well-managed energy transition is central to this.

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INDIA MUSIC WEBINER

Grow your creative-industries business through international sales

The UK’s creative industries are renowned worldwide for their exceptional quality, innovation and value for money. As a result, there is huge global demand for the nation’s creative-industries products and services. New free-trade agreements, and the Government’s international promotion of the UK’s creative offer, are opening doors for British companies around the world. The Department for International Trade (DIT) offers a wide range of free support to help your business take advantage of new global opportunities.

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Europe Trade Month

This virtual trade tour of Europe will excite, inspire, and equip UK businesses for success in the region. Our partners and teams in over 30 countries have pulled together an exciting programme of informative and interactive sessions to help you sell your goods or services throughout Europe. Through market briefings, sector deep dives, local experts and much more, we will showcase opportunities, trends and pinpoint the many levels of government support available.

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International Trade Week UK-Kazakhstan Higher Education Transnational Education (TNE) Partnerships

Under the umbrella of the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC), the British Council is organizing a Policy Forum focused on the promotion of British transnational education in Kazakhstan. This is designed and delivered in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The results of the Forum’s discussions will be integrated into the IGC bilateral protocol. The policy forum will include keynotes by: (TBC) the Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, UK Minister for Exports, Mike Freer MP and Eric Lawrie, Country Director of the British Council in Kazakhstan.

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BCGSF ClimateMusic Event

The British Consulate General San Francisco Invites you to a drinks reception to celebrate the UK Hosting the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 26 Join us for an evening of climate and creativity With screenings by ClimateMusic of ‘Icarus in Flight’ and ‘What If We?’ And a panel of composers and climatologists

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Decoding the French Cyber Security Market

This webinar will provide UK companies with practical insights and guidance from French industry experts specialised in the cyber sector.

The British Embassy in Paris' commercial section is delighted to invite you to our cyber security webinar 'Decoding the French Cybersecurity Market'.


This webinar will provide UK start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs with advice on what they will need to succeed in the French market, as well as tips on how to approach French CISOs and clients and overcome the challenges that UK companies may come up against in France.  

Participants will hear from the CEO of Néosmos, a French cyber business development company specialised in the introduction of innovative foreign cyber solutions to France, as well as the President of the CLUSIR Nord de France, a French association that groups CISOs and IT Security Experts in the North of France.

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Impact beyond 5G Connectivity in Horizon Europe

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Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games Market Update

The Paris 2024 Organising Committee has made a number of significant changes to its procurement strategy. Following the release of new commercial partnership agreements and changes to the Event Delivery Model, the Sports Economy team at the Department for International Trade France will provide an update on the latest developments around Paris 2024 tenders.

This session will be of particular interest to companies that did not attend the Paris 2024 Kick-Off Event on 6 October 2021.
 
This webinar, taking place on 9 November 2021 at 9am BST, will cover: 

  • Paris 2024 Commercial Partnerships – Overlay and Temporary Power
  • Impact on the Event Delivery Model Packages
  • Business Case – Velodrome Venue EDM Package

The webinar will include a Q&A session so please come with any questions.

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Northern Powerhouse Virtual Meet the Buyer With TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi – Japan

Does your business have capability in nuclear decommissioning? Are you working with Fukushima Daiichi in Japan? If not, register today for an opportunity to present your business capability to TEPCO’s supply chain manager.

Northern Powerhouse businesses are invited to join this 2 part webinar hosted by the Department for International Trade North West. 

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Apresentação de Tecnologias para Controle da Qualidade da Água

We invite you to join in this event that will present benchmark study on pre-market engagement and procurement processes applied to advisory services for infrastructure related projects promoted by Aroeira Salles Law Firm and UK's Department for International Trade in Brazil.

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Open Innovation

This event will host a panel discussion of FCDO investments into open innovations and emerging technologies, how they are used to address critical challenges facing Low and Middle Income Countries, emerging trends and lessons learned.

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Agricultural supplier opportunities in the French and German market with Agriconomie

Are you a British agricultural supplier looking for opportunities in the European market?

Join our presenters Paolin Pascot, Co-founder at Agriconomie.com and Trade Advisors at the Department for International Trade, France & Germany, as they set out exciting opportunities for UK agricultural suppliers wanting to access the French & German farming markets. 

Agriconomie.com is a B2B marketplace dedicated to the agricultural sector with references including seeds, fertilisers, animal nutrition products, spare parts for agricultural machinery. Launched in 2014, the marketplace began by digitalised agricultural sales of fertilisers, its client base represents today over 1 in 3 French farmers (i.e. 80,000 customers) and German farmers. 

Through its consultancy services, Agriconomie can widen its areas of research to include various agricultural sectors, as well the issues of traceability, insurance, bank loans, with a view to offering ever more services to help increase visibility in the agriculture sector. 

To join this webinar, you need to be a registered UK company with an existing online presence, a proven track record in the agricultural sector, and have a minimum turnover of £500k per year and a minimum marketing budget of £30k.
 

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GESS Dubai 2021

Global Education Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Dubai is the largest event in the Middle East for education professionals as well as local and international education solutions providers. GESS Dubai, supported by the British Educational Supplies Association. This event has been a great platform for countless companies to launch their educational products in the Middle East towards reaching a targeted and international audience. There are expected to be 50-60 companies within the UK group.

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Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) Masterclass

In-person Sales/ Export Masterclass aimed at UK SME's focussing on the building blocks and techniques required to develop successful sales strategies both in the UK and overseas.

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Doing Business in the USA - Streamlining Your US Expansion

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2021 World of Drones and Robotics Congress - UK Virtual Pavilion

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Applications to join the 2021 World of Drones and Robotics Congress UK Virtual Pavilion close on Friday 23 July 2021. Applications are open to UK companies only.

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Agri-tech sales opportunities in Vietnam

Exporting agri tech companies have the opportunity to book a 1:1 introductory market session with colleagues in the British Chamber in Vietnam

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TNE matchmaking sessions for selected UK and Kazakh universities

The Department for International Trade is facilitating a series of matchmaking sessions for UK and Kazakh universities looking to embark on joint, transnational education partnerships. The aim of these sessions is to identify and to put you in contact with similarly interested Kazakh universities and kick-start conversations. Participation will be on an application basis. Date and Time: 15-17 November 2021 To register your interest, please email: nadia.trubova@kz.britishcouncil.org

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International Trade Week - UK-Kazakhstan Higher Education Transnational Education (TNE) Partnerships

The Department for International Trade is facilitating a series of matchmaking sessions for UK and Kazakh universities looking to embark on joint, transnational education partnerships. The aim of these sessions is to identify and to put you in contact with similarly interested Kazakh universities and kick-start conversations. Participation will be on a competitive basis. Only universities committed to developing their operations in the Kazakh market will be accepted. To hear more general, introductory information about the TNE landscape in Kazakhstan, please sign up to Part 1 of this series (policy forum details above).

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Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to MEDICA 2021

The Department for International Trade (DIT) invites healthcare and life sciences businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse region to join this trade mission to MEDICA 2021, the leading international trade fair for this sector.

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Brandweek Sports Marketing Summit - UK Company Recruitment

Adweek’s Brandweek Sports Marketing Summit returns for its second year - welcoming attendees virtually from November 15-18. Following a year of fan-free stadiums, leagues got creative with how they kept interest and excitement levels high. Now, the “Big Four” leagues and a plethora of esports competitions are gearing up to reintroduce fans to in-person events and marketers will once again have to find creative ways to engage the audience. Join DIT and Adweek to hear from leading sports pros on and off the playing field on how to handle a year of curveballs, upsets and transformation, along with what's in store for the future.

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Medica 2021

Join the Department for International Trade on their stand at MEDICA which is the world’s largest event for the medical sector attracting several thousand exhibitors and visitors from over 50 countries representing medical technology, electromedical equipment, laboratory equipment and pharmaceuticals sectors.

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Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to Medica 2021

Register your interest in joining our forthcoming Midlands Engine market visit to Medica 2021 - the largest medical trade fair in the world.

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Brandweek Sports Marketing Summit (ITW)

DIT is partnering with Adweek to showcase exemplary UK creative agencies and immersive companies to brands, agencies and key stakeholders of the US Sports Marketing Ecosystem. Companies participating with DIT will have access to the event's one-to-one meeting platform where they can arrange meetings with other attendees.

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Market Entry Strategy for India - 121 with DIT Official

This is an opportunity for a one-to-one video meeting with one of DIT's Commercial Officers based in India and a chance to help you with your market entry strategy for India.

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4th UK LegalTech Virtual Mission to Austria 2021

The 4th UK LegalTech Virtual Mission to Austria, organised by UK's Department for International Trade (DIT), is an excellent opportunity for UK LegalTech companies looking to expand their business in Austrian markets.

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Solent - Ocean Infinity marine centre and White Shipyard

Launch of the Maritime Capability Campaign Office

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Midlands Universities Web-portal to support exports

Hosted by the Department for International Trade, this event will highlight the support and advice available by government to Midlands Universities to help them further develop and build on their current international work and open up new opportunities from new international markets.

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Reach wholesale buyers across the Middle East and North Africa with eMarketplace Tradeling.com

B2B Middle East and North African e-commerce marketplace Tradeling are hosting a webinar for UK retail and consumer focussed companies wishing to do business in the MENA region. You will get the opportunity to learn more about this exciting new B2B marketplace, which gives you access to a vibrant economy where you can increase your selling potential without the need of a local partner.

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The Export Shed: What is the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and what does it mean for UK companies?

Join DIT SW for a panel discussion sharing insights into the much discussed CPTPP and what opportunities this may present for South West companies.

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Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Singapore

Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Singapore? Singapore is a wealthy city-state and is the leading financial, shipping and trade hub for the Asia Pacific region. For UK SMEs, Singapore is one of the easiest places in the world to start, run and do business (World Bank, 2019) as both economies have similar business & legal practices and share similar technical standards. In March 2019, the UK exported £8.8bn of goods and services to Singapore (ONS, 2019) providing a strong economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. Why should you join this webinar? This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Singapore, the benefits of expanding to this lucrative market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. What will you learn? An overview of the current Singaporean market Understand the cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Singaporean people and companies Uncover the various business regulation considerations Learn how to formulate a market entry strategy for success Find out the barriers and common pitfalls facing UK exporters Receive advice and guidance from Singaporean market expert

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Workshop: Benchmark Study of the Procurement Process in Brazil and the UK

We invite you to join in this event that will present benchmark study on pre-market engagement and procurement processes applied to advisory services for infrastructure related projects promoted by Aroeira Salles Law Firm and UK's Department for International Trade in Brazil.

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Export Academy: What’s the value of Intellectual Assets?

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Welcome to the UK Export Academy

Welcome to the UK Export Academy. This session will include a round table discussion and introduction video from Minister Freer highlighting the launch of the Export Academy and subsequent International Trade Week events that will follow. Brought to you by the UK Export Academy.

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Understanding the Benefits and Barriers of Export

Hosted in partnership with The Derbyshire Festival of Business, this free event will show you the many benefits that exporting could bring to your business as well as how to overcome barriers and the specialist support that is available.

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The Internationalisation Fund: Co-Investment Funding for SMEs - 17 November 2021

Discover how to access co-investment funding from the Department for International Trade for SMEs who want to grow into new overseas markets The Department for International Trade and European Regional Development Fund have launched a new Internationalisation Fund for eligible SMEs based in England. What is the Internationalisation Fund? Launched in December 2020, the Internationalisation Fund provides match-funded grants between £1,000 and £9,000 to use for future business activities (subject to eligibility and availability) aimed at helping SMEs grow in new international markets. To secure a grant, you will need to fund a proportion of your costs yourself. This varies according to where your business is based. SMEs based in England now have the opportunity to apply for the next round of funds which can be used to support eligible expenditure areas.

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UK and Neom Space Opportunities

Showcase of Neom's objectives and ambitions, particularly their ambition to work with the UK as a key Western partner. Companies will be briefed on the space (as well as robotics, AI, and other relevant emerging tech) interests within Neom with the aim of identifying supply chain opportunities and scope for significant UK exports as part of Neom's multi-billion dollar project

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How to sell consumer, fashion, lifestyle and luxury goods to China

Join industry experts and officials from the Department for International Trade to understand key metrics on successfully selling to China. Should China be part of your export strategy mix? What budgets do you need? How to you evaluate the market potential? How do you start to consider exporting to China? Register today to discover more.

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Market Entry in North America – Steps to consider and how The Enhanced International Support Service can help.

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Virtual Delegation to Bangalore Tech Summit 17-19 Nov

Companies will be able to showcase their products/services, attend the entire summit. Set up meetings with the other delegates. Plus DIT will also organise a separate B2B session with Indian Tech companies

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Export Academy: UK Defence and Security Exports Faculty Launch Event

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Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Malaysia

Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Malaysia? Malaysia is a vibrant export destination full of exciting growth opportunities for ambitious UK SMEs. The young and growing population of over 30 million consumers, coupled with the increasingly affluent middle class willing to pay for quality, providing a growing demand for a wide range of UK products and services.

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Export Academy: Changes to International Travel

With international travelling resuming, this session hosted by the Department for International Trade and Good Travel Management will look at what has changed in relation to visas and passports, what COVID restrictions still exist, and how to travel safely overseas.

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New trade opportunities in AsiaPac for UK companies due to the CPTPP free trade agreement

This event takes a deep dive into CPTPP by looking at the AsiaPac countries which are currently members and how this translates into trade opportunities for UK companies.

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Webinar on business growth by UK fashion brands

Join this webinar to learn from the industry’s most knowledgeable experts how savvy fashion brands are managing their post-covid recovery and using digital channels to ensure future business growth. Plus we will explore with JOOR how you can use a multichannel marketing and sales strategy to diversify your business, stay agile and grow internationally.

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Export Academy: Clean Growth Faculty Event

An online programme which will have several faculties including Clean Growth that can help upskill SME's plans to export.

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Export Academy: Using Sales Platforms to find new customers

A webinar that will help new to export SME's find customers abroad.

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Export Academy: Getting your Business Ready for Export with GS1

A webinar run by GS1 that will help new to export SME's find customers abroad.

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Understanding the Agri-tech market in Latin America and the Caribbean

Join DIT SW for a webinar exploring the opportunities for agri tech companies across the UK in the Latin American markets of Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina

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Celebrating the North East’s Financial and Professional Business Services Sector

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The Retail Lab - Uncovering the consumer goods and food and drink retail scene in Australia and New Zealand

This webinar is part of The Retail Lab series designed to inform and inspire UK companies to research, plan and prepare to negotiate entry into Australia and New Zealand.

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Doing Business in Vietnam – Opportunities for the Energy and Infrastructure sectors

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India - What do System Integrators want from UK companies

The session will give an opportunity for UK companies to hear from one of the Large system Integrators ( Wipro / TCS / Infy / Tech Mahindra) on their areas of focus and the technologies, Verticals, applications etc that they are interested in

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Spotlight on Sustainable Global Growth with LUSH

As part of the Department for International Trade's International Trade Week we are delighted to announce an exclusive free webinar with LUSH Retail Ltd.

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GREAT Legal Services Trade Mission to the UAE

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Re-Energising Hartlepool Businesses for Export Growth

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Doing Business in Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities for MedTech Businesses

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Schools Mission to Saudi Arabia

Overview The demand for UK-branded international schools is growing in Saudi Arabia. Recent changes in regulations, and the establishment of flagship programmes to support attraction of international schools, have opened up a number of opportunities in the market. There is notable interest in schools that specialise in areas such as Arts, Culture, Music, STEM and Sports. This mission will consist of a two day programme of meetings and networking opportunities with Saudi government and private sector stakeholders across the K12 system to facilitate introductions and explore opportunities to establish school branches. Expressions of Interest Expressions of interest must be submitted by Friday 8th October to laurie.dobson@fcdo.gov.uk and outline in no more than 200 words: - School strengths and speciality areas - Interest in Saudi Arabia - Other international operations and current operating models DIT will respond to all submissions indicating whether they have been successful by 15th October. Please note: Participation in this mission will be subject to participants meeting the current entry requirements for Saudi Arabia implemented in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Further information on entry requirements can be found on the FCDO Travel Advice for Saudi Arabia.

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Healthcare & Life Sciences: Discover growth opportunities in India

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MAPIC/LeisurUP in Cannes

UK Stand at LeisurUp by MAPIC - organised Experience UK and supported by DIT Creative Team

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Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Chile

Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Chile? The UK and Chile have enjoyed a long and vibrant trading relationship based on shared values for international open market co-operation and a strong drive for innovative solutions. Chile is the UK’s third-biggest trading partner in Latin America with total trade in goods and services between Chile and the UK worth £2.2 billion for the year ending June 2019, a 10.7% increase on the same period in 2018. This close and constructive trade and investment relationship offers multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. Why should you join this webinar? This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Chile, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Join us on Thursday, 17 June 2021 to hear from our market experts as they share insights, tips and strategies to expand your products or services in Chile with success. What will you learn? An overview of the current Chilean market Understand the cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Chilean people and companies Uncover the various business regulation considerations Learn how to formulate a market entry strategy for success Find out the barriers and common pitfalls facing UK exporters Receive advice and guidance from Chilean market expert

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India-UK: Partners in Manufacturing and Engineering

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Eastern Europe and Central Asia Network Virtual UK Roadshow 2021

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Explore New Markets: Doing Business in Mexico

Are you looking to successfully start, expand or grow your UK business in Mexico? International demand for UK goods and services is growing rapidly, offering a wealth of opportunities for SMEs looking to expand overseas. Mexico is a trillion-dollar economy, enjoying stable economic conditions offering a strong economic foundation and multiple advantages for UK businesses looking to establish an international presence. The total trade in goods and services between the UK and Mexico was £5.1 billion in the four quarters to the end of Q1 2020 (ONS, 2020), demonstrating Mexico is a major trade destination for UK SMEs. Why should you join this webinar? This free webinar is designed to help your UK business understand the major market opportunities in Mexico, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. What will you learn? An overview of the current Mexican market Understand the cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Mexican people and companies Uncover the various business regulation considerations Learn how to formulate a market entry strategy for success Find out the barriers and common pitfalls facing UK exporters Receive advice and guidance from Mexican market expert

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The Internationalisation Fund: Co-Investment Funding for SMEs - 9 December 21

Discover how to access co-investment funding from the Department for International Trade for SMEs who want to grow into new overseas markets The Department for International Trade and European Regional Development Fund have launched a new Internationalisation Fund for eligible SMEs based in England. What is the Internationalisation Fund? Launched in December 2020, the Internationalisation Fund provides match-funded grants between £1,000 and £9,000 to use for future business activities (subject to eligibility and availability) aimed at helping SMEs grow in new international markets. To secure a grant, you will need to fund a proportion of your costs yourself. This varies according to where your business is based. SMEs based in England now have the opportunity to apply for the next round of funds which can be used to support eligible expenditure areas.

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BETT Global 2022

BETT London, is an annual, global trade show that attracts overseas buyers, agents, schools ministers . The event is an excellent opportunity for UK companies to showcase UK cutting edge technology to potential buyers, media and influencers.

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Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to Arab Health 2022

Register your interest in joining our forthcoming Midlands Engine market visit to Arab Health 2022 in Dubai - the world’s second largest medical technology and life sciences exhibition.

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Agriculture, Food and Drink events for UK Businesses

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UK@SXSW 2022

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The UK Space Investment and Race to Zero Mission 2022

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Join the Department for International Trade at Soccerex Americas 2022

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is partnering with Soccerex Americas to showcase UK commercial capabilities and thought leadership within the sports sector and provide an opportunity for UK companies to promote their products and services and make commercial connections with the international audience at the event.

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