Past Events

International Trade Awareness Event - 1000 hrs - 1400 hrs

Event Date: 27 November 2009

The Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment welcomed companies to the launch of the International Capabilities Transfer Programme. The aim of this programme was to raise awareness of international opportunities, help existing companies move into new markets and encourage companies to start exporting through specialist business advisory reviews.

Companies progressing through the review will be eligible for up to £2,000 grant funding to assist with identified activities:

• International marketing
• Overseas stand costs – flights/hotels
• Protection of intellectual property and patents
• Overseas market visits – Flights/hotels
• International capability training programmes


The presentations followed by an exhibition of local assistance available on your doorstep; Banks, Solicitors, Freight Forwarders, HMRC, Institute of Export and numerous other business support providers and funding opportunities.

Topics included an overview of the ICTP project, UK Trade & Investment services and assistance, company case study and advice on the new VAT rules for services and HMRC formalities.

Presentations commenced at 1030 and finished at approximately 1130/1200. A buffet lunch was provided and ample opportunity to network.

Venue: East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
Red Rose Court
Clayton Business Park
Accrington
BB5 5JR


 

 

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