Past Events

International Trade Club - Brilliant Breakfast

Event Date: 23 February 2017

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.

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Guest speakers included:

Iman Elsherif, Secretary-General Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce leads projects between the UK and capital market authorities in Egypt, UAE, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia. Iman discussed the latest trade regulations for exporting which are now affecting the export of goods to the Egyptian market, as well as providing an insight into some of the new trade opportunities that are developing in the region. She also dincluded her most valuable tips for exporting to Egypt.

Svetlana Collier, Intertek Government & Trade Services helps governments, customs, and national standards organisations improve the compliance of safety standards throughout the world. Their expertise and Conformity Assessment Programmes help ensure goods meet market legislation regulations. With an extensive network of services which are beneficial to both new and experienced exporters, Svetlana provided the audience with valuable information for tackling the International supply chain.

Catharina Jansma, Director at Medica Health International Ltd, gave an unique outlook at how new technology plus their use of non invasive therapy has contributed to the rapidly changing healthcare market. 

To conclude Mandy Lockett of the East Lancs Chamber of Commerce instigated a short discussion with audience members about the newly annouced Industrial strategy and how they can get involved with the conversation. Followed by Helen Cowley, Cassons business advisers LLP who provided businesses with informative advice on tax. 

All presentations can be downloaded below. 

Future speakers include

11th May 2017 – We are delighted to welcome the Director of Research and Economics from the British Chamber of Commerce, Mike Spicer along with the award winner of the Outstanding Exporter Achievement 2016 Laurie Thomas, Vision Support Service.  

Our prestigious breakfast meetings provide vital, informative presentations from guest speakers specifically designed for our Importers and Exporters to develop their knowledge of key issues and to share their experiences with fellow members.

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

 Future dates include: 

11th May 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)

13th July 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)

5th October 2017 (Breakfast Meeting)

1st December 2017 (International Trade Club Awards & Gala Luncheon)   

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