Events > Get Fit to Export: Sunderland

Do you have an ambition to grow your business? Are you unsure if exporting is for you?

Join the Department for International Trade North East for a FREE workshop & find out what you can do to make your business 'export-ready'.

Who’s it for?
This workshop is for anyone who:

  • Has an ambition to grow their business
  • Wants to plan the next steps into exporting as part of an overall business growth strategy
  • Is unsure what exporting might involve, but wants to understand the risks and implications to resources; the expertise, time and skills needed before going any further

Why join?

Whether you are unsure if selling overseas is right for your business, or are considering exporting for the first time, this session will provide:

  • Guidance on how to research and identify new overseas customers
  • An understanding of the resources, knowledge and skills you will need to successfully export
  • A guide on how to improve your business’ export fitness
  • Signposting to other DIT resources or organisations

Join us on Thursday 26th January between 10:00 - 12:00 at North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) and explore your export potential! 


The North East BIC offers the perfect environment for you to start and grow a business.

Established in 1994 with the aim of encouraging and supporting entrepreneurship, they have created a unique community which fosters business success and inspires the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Their unique package of workspace, business support, events and a community spirit that champions business success has been at the heart of our ethos from day one and continues to be the golden thread that weaves their services together.

And it doesn’t stop there. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, they continually reinvest the money we make into launching new services and facilities to ensure the region’s businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs have the tools they need to succeed.