Past Events

International Trade Club Awareness Event

Event Date: 14 October 2011

The event was designed to help raise awareness of international opportunities that are open to companies, in conjunction with UK Trade and Investment, local partners and service providers.

Strawberry Standards addressed what a new business must consider to ensure their products or services meet all European legal requirements.

The Chamber provided an overview of what export declarations are and why they are important to your company and HMRC. How to make a declaration and gain access to CHIEF and NES. Also important information to have available when making a declaration and the importance of the audit trail.

UK Trade & Investment introduced their services, and showcased their products, to help companies gain the knowledge to confidently progress into new markets and start exporting.

Presentations commence at 10.30am,

  • European legal requirements / Getting your products ready for export - Joanne Scott, StrawberryStandards
  • Export Declarations, Mandy Lockett, International Trade and Training Manager, East Lancs Chamber of Commerce
  • UKTI Services, Peter Thompson, International Trade Advisor, UK Trade and Investment

Following the presentations was an exhibition featuring local assistance that is available to companies.

  • Freight Forwarders
  • Banks
  • Solicitors
  • Financial Services
  • The Institute of Export
  • Business Support Services
  • Funding Opportunities


Document Downloads

File Title File Type File Size
European Legal Requirements European Legal Requirements 7424 KB
Export Declarations Export Declarations 442 KB
UK Trade & Investment Services UK Trade & Investment Services 932 KB

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