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Partner with Poland

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Sir Denis Rooke Building, Holywell Park, Loughborough
Wed 10th Jun 2009, 17:15 to 20:00

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In 2008 the UK retained its position as Poland's fourth largest trading partner and Poland remained the UK's largest export market in Central and Eastern Europe. UK exports to Poland in 2008 exceeded £2.9 billion i.e.24 percent up to the previous year. 15 percent of Polish exports worth £ 4.2 billion went to the UK. Total value of trade amounted to £ 7.1 billion, up 19 percent against 2007 so why not join emita to discover how your business can benefit from the opportunities this country can offer.

Agnieszka Szweda from the British Embassy in Warsaw will be opening the evening with a market overview including details of the specific opportunities for British companies. There will also be the chance to hear about considerations for doing business in Poland, together with the investment opportunities the country can offer. Finally, there will be a case study from a regionally based company that have had success in Poland providing tips and advice on entering the market, followed by a panel question and answer session.

Prior to the evening, delegates will also have the opportunity for pre-arranged one-to-one meetings with the following specialists:
                        ·       Management & Tax Consultants -  
                        ·       Legal issues -  Roythornes 
                        ·       Financial Support -   Barclays
                        ·      Specialist Polish advice -   British Polish Chamber of Commerce 

Should you wish to book any of the one-to-one meetings please email emita stating who you would like to see and we will arrange this for you.


17h15  Registration and refreshments

18h00  Welcome and introduction

18h10  Why trade with Poland?
            Agnieszka Szweda, Trade and Investment Adviser, 
            British Embassy Warsaw

18h35  Considerations for doing business in Poland
            Mark Smith, Managing Director,
            Polski Personel

19h00  Investment opportunities in Poland
            Nigel Adams, Managing Director
            Nigel Adams and Company Ltd

19h25  Case Study of British success in the Polish market
            Richard Cresswell, Managing Director, Learning for Business Ltd

19h45  Q&A and Discussion

20h00  Close and networking


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