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International Trade Club - Brilliant Breakfast

Event Date: 05 November 2015

The event offered new and experienced traders, the chance to expand and update their knowledge, benefit from a wide range of informative presentations and enjoy a fabulous breakfast.

Delegates received valuable information and advice given by Steve Cowles, Michael Hill and Alistair Eagles.

Steve Cowles gave in depth knowledge on what the government can do to support UK Exporters by advising on how to finance their exports and minimise risk.

The presentation by Michael was well received and raised numerous questions and thoughtfulness from the audience. He shared Optima Control Solutions experiences of winning and financing their 2.2 million pound deal with their South Korean customer and how they managed their very complex order.

Alistair Eagles of Seatruck Ferries outlined the strategic importance of Heysham Port and the regions ambitious plans, including the new M6 link road which the Prime Minister David Cameron has described as a “game changer”’ to enhance and facilitate trade between the UK and Ireland. He also went into detail about how his company is able to finance and access money in the manufacturing and exporting of products.

Tickets are now available for the International Trade Awards Gala Luncheon on the 4th December 2015. This prestigious event promises to be very special with prizes and surprises, an opportunity for members, their colleagues and friends to relax and enjoy letting us entertain you!!!.

Get your selfies with our special guest Roger the reindeer while getting into the festive spirit with our fabulous Christmas Carol singers.

Which leads us very nicely to the International Trade Awards 2015 themselves:

International Trade Awards 2015 - Applications are now being accepted for one or more of the three individual award, the categories are:
• Newcomer to International Trade
• Outstanding Import Achievement
• Outstanding Export Achievement

The International Trade Awards recognise and promote the quality, diversity and ingenuity of successful, local companies engaged in international trade. The International Trade Club is extremely proud to be able to salute some of East Lancashire's most talented business people through these Awards. Winning awards is an opportunity for outstanding businesses to come to the attention of the wider community and to new potential customers.

Future International Trade Club dates for your diary:

• 25th February 2016 (Breakfast Meeting)
• 12th May 2016 (Breakfast Meeting)
• 14th July 2016 (Breakfast Meeting)
• 6th October 2016 (Breakfast Meeting)
• 2nd December 2016 (International Trade Club Awards & Gala Luncheon)



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