Export Week - UK Trade & Investment 18th – 22nd April 2016


As part of Exporting is GREAT, the government's initiative to inspire and support 100,000 additional exporters, UKTI will be hosting Exporting is GREAT week this April.

Previously called Export Week, the week will run from 18-22 April and will see every region host a series of events, aimed at encouraging both new and experienced exporters to explore fresh opportunities. There will be a vast range of events across the week and you can sign up for them below. These events will be updated regularly and you can filter them by the region of your choosing.

In addition our year long Exporting is GREAT roadshow will visit select regions giving face to face advice to first time exporters, using the latest technology from our partner Microsoft to connect businesses to international opportunities in real time.

The demand is out there. You could be too.


Web Optimisation for International Trade

Wednesday 20th April 2016 9.30am - 14.00pm

London Southend Airport, Southend-on-Sea

Looking to win new business internationally? Internationalising your website can be the ideal first step.

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), together with Southend Airport & Barclays have arranged a very informative event to help you understand what your website should contain to help you become more successful overseas.

Find out how to build and optimise a successful world-class website that will generate a higher volume of web traffic and gain new business from international customers.


Export Strategy for Business Growth Workshop for Businesses

Wednesday 20th April 9.00am - 13.00pm

Wat Tyler Country Park - Basildon SS16 4UH

Enterprise Europe Network in conjunction with Basildon Council and UKTI are running an Export Strategy for Business Growth Workshop for businesses looking to investigate if exporting is suitable for them at Wat Tyler Country Park, Basildon.

The workshop will be presented by Steve Exon, an export consultant who has advised on the Enterprise Initiative Scheme for exporting and business planning. It is an interactive event that will give you an invaluable insight into exporting and you’ll take away a host of must-know tips that will help build your confidence and put you on the pathway to success.

There is a cost of £15 plus VAT and Booking fee.

For more information or to book your place please click here