A Retiring Glance At Trade – Past, Present And Future
As my tenure at UK Trade & Investment draws to a close, it’s time for a little reflection…
Wed 11th Feb 2015, 17:00 to 20:00 - The Urban Hotel Grantham, Swingbridge Road Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JX
China is on a seemingly unstoppable march to becoming the world’s biggest economy. The allure has led to thousands of businesses hoping to prosper in the country. Whilst some have been successful, others have failed and have not met the challenges this market poses. Our event will look in detail at some of the hurdles and how those winning in China have overcome them.
Wed 14th Jan 2015, 17:00 to 20:00 - Nottingham Belfry, Mellors Way, Off Woodhouse Way Nottingham, NG8 6PY
Often seen as a mark of quality and innovation, the Union Flag is rightly used by many exporters. But “British” means different things to different people. How should you portray your services & products in different overseas markets? Comical pitfalls made by others are all very funny, but our New Year event will help you set out your stall for 2015 and show you how best to market overseas.
Tue 9th Dec 2014, 09:30 to 13:00 - Courtaulds Brands Ltd Bridge Foot, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1BH
Join us for a guided factory tour and discover the care and attention that goes into making Pretty Polly hosiery - a great British brand!
Wed 12th Nov 2014, 16:45 to 17:30 - NSPCC National Training Centre 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ
This year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will give members the opportunity to exclusively preview emita’s 2015 events programme. It will be held at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 12 November 2014 at the NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ on Wednesday 12 November at 5.00 p.m. (prior to the Association’s evening seminar – Sub-Saharan Africa Means Business event).
Wed 12th Nov 2014, 16:45 to 20:00 - NSPCC, 3 Gilmour close, Beaumont Leys Leicester, LE4 1EZ
Sub-Saharan Africa is a key market for UK businesses to look at, especially when considering that in 2010 the UK exported more goods to the region than to China and India combined. The IMF forecasts sub-Saharan Africa GDP to grow by 6.1% next year. With significant improvements in macro-economic and political stability, the time for Africa is now.