DIT North East: helping companies export and grow overseas

DIT North East: helping companies export and grow overseas

The Department for International Trade (DIT) North East International Trade Team supports all businesses in the North East to develop their international sales with programmes primarily aimed at SME (small and medium enterprises) and medium-sized businesses.

Forthcoming events include:

Amazon Academy 

Tuesday 5 June at The Crowne Plaza, Newcastle 

Following the success of the Amazon Academy events throughout the UK in 2017, the second Amazon Academy of 2018 will take place in Newcastle. Whether you’re looking to sell internationally online for the first time or strengthen your existing online presence, the event provides free advice and practical support. There will also be the opportunity to meet your local e-Commerce Adviser from DIT and hear from local businesses about their experience of growing internationally through e-Commerce platforms. For more information or to book click here.


South Africa - Trade and Investment Opportunities

Wednesday 6 June at Ward Hadaway, Newcastle 

Stephenson-Mohl Group is proud to welcome a high level delegation from South Africa. The delegation, which is led by the Mayor of Durban, aims to follow up on the recent announcements by President Ramaphosa during the Commonwealth Summit in London, in which he outlined the huge opportunities the market presents, across a range of sectors. The key business to business event, supported by Ward Hadaway, North East England Chamber of Commerce and DIT North East, aims to strengthen relations between North East England and South Africa. Bringing together Chamber's from North East England and Eastern South Africa. For more information or to book click here.


Making the Most of your International Trade Team 

Thursday 7 June at Newcastle Gateshead Marriott 

DIT are delighted to be working with the North East England Chamber of Commerce for an event designed to showcase the support available in the North East to help you grow your business overseas. Working with hundreds of international businesses exporting all manner of goods and services, The Chamber and DIT are able to assist North East exporters, regardless of size or sector. The breakfast event provides the perfect opportunity to meet your International Trade Team and discover the support and services on offer.   For more information or to book click here.


How to Win at International Trade Exhibitions

Thursday 28 June at The BIC, Sunderland 

We’ve teamed up with 12th Man Solutions for a workshop designed to help you get the most out of international exhibitions. The interactive workshop has been designed to assist companies overcome hurdles and challenges; avoid common mistakes and ensure they make the best use of their time and resources For more information or to book click here.


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