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Leading experts in international trade served up some top tips at a breakfast event.

Event Date: 14 July 2016

The International Trade Club Breakfast meeting 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.

Intellectual property (IP) can be a valuable asset to your business and a vital element of your competitive advantage. Effective intellectual property management ensures that you have the right intellectual property protection and can effectively exploit your IP. Gary Towneley, Intellectual Property Office provided an excellent overview of key international business considerations and any potential issues that may affect your intellectual property. This helped many businesses to develop their company’s export strategy, improve performance in existing markets and prepare for entry into new international destinations.

Steve Cowles, from UK Export Finance, provided an update on trading with Iran, following the relaxation of economic and financial sanctions, and highlighted the support available to UK companies.

Jeremy Sidgwick, What More UK Limited the UK’s largest manufacturer and brand leader of plastic housewares, gardening and storage products, shared his experiences of exporting to 63 countries worldwide highlighting their best practices, pitfalls and successes he has experienced on the way.

See the press release from our event below. 

Future Speakers include

6th October 2016 - Guest presenters ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) the voice of world business championing the global economy as a force for economic growth.

Future Dates for your diary:

  • 6th October 2016 (Breakfast Meeting)
  • 2nd December 2016 (International Trade Club Awards & Gala Luncheon)
  • 23 February 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)
  • 11 May 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)
  • 13 July 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)
  • 05 October 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)
  • 01 December 2017 (International Trade Club Awards & Gala Luncheon)

To enquire on availability please contact Marie White on 01254 356448 or email

Document Downloads

File Title File Type File Size
Introduction to Intellectual Property Introduction to Intellectual Property 2567 KB
Wham Presentation Wham Presentation 9128 KB
UK Export Finance UK Export Finance 217 KB
Press Release Press Release 530 KB

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