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Our International Business team have a wealth of experience and have put together an unrivalled programme of international trade seminars, training and missions.  Whether your business is already trading internationally, or is planning to do so in the future, our programme is designed to help your business open up new markets for your products and services.

Our training courses are designed to appeal to a wide range of businesses looking to develop skills of their staff.  Each course is led by an accredited trainer with over 30 years' international trade experience.  If  your business has a number of staff you would like trained on a particular element of the international trade process and prefer that we design a bespoke course for you, we would be delighted to do so.  

  

See our calendar of these events below or visit our complete events' calendar here.

To chat through how becoming a member of London Chamber of Commerce can help your business, and save you up to 50% on export documentation contact us on T: +44 (0)20 7203 1881 or E: membersales@londonchamber.co.uk. Alternatively you can give us a few details here and we'll call you back or download an application form to post to us.

 

 

28/04/2014

SELLING IN RUSSIA

Despite the current situation, business in Russia continues as normal. With over 140m consumers, a growing middle class and almost unlimited infrastructure needs, Russia remains one of the most promising markets for UK exporters.

Join us at our breakfast seminar to find out more.

During the seminar you will:

- Understand how the current situation affects business
- Learn about new opportunities in Russia
- Find out how to create a Russian entity
- Know the accounting, taxation and legal considerations
- Understand business and cultural differences
- Learn how to export your goods and services
- Meet the professionals and get answers to your questions

At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 8.30am - 11.00am
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member and Members' Guest FREE

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29/04/2014

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL SALES AND MARKETING

This course will help delegates to establish a more successful global business. From investigating a market to making a profit and integrating e-commerce, the content of this course will equip each delegate with the essential tools for developing a profitable global business strategy.

At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Member £354.00
Local Member £414.00
Non-member £414.00

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29/04/2014

ECO DESIGN BREAKFAST BRIEFING

Through a combination of expert speakers and interactive workshops this executive breakfast meeting will provide delegates with an understanding of how to get started with a sustainable business strategy for organisations- and product development. In particular this workshop will help delegates to use a life cycle perspective as a holistic approach for business strategy.

The briefings are aimed at small-to-medium businesses in the Greater London area, engaged in manufacturing for construction.

The sessions will offer information on trends in construction, highlighting key laws and regulations and the business benefits of a sustainability strategy. They will also provide best practice examples of how UK businesses have benefitted from a life cycle approach.

Finally the session will provide an opportunity for delegates to look at how they can apply their learning to their own organisation with input from industry experts.

Attend this breakfast briefing to:

  • understand the life cycle approach
  • understand which principles of sustainable design could most benefit your business
  • see how other UK companies have successfully implemented a life cycle approach

Places are limited so please book soon to avoid disappointment.

At UCL, Wilkins Haldane Room, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Time 7.30am - 9.30pm
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member and Members' Guest FREE

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    07/05/2014

    TRADE MISSION IN AGRIFOOD SECTOR TO LOGRONO, SPAIN

    The Enterprise Europe Network Team at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) would like to invite you to participate in a trade mission to Logrono (Spain) which will take place on 7 and 8 May 2014. This event aims to connect Spanish enterprises from La Rioja operating in agrifood sector with importers and distributors of food products from all over Europe, including the UK.

    This mission is aimed at British importers and distributors operating in the agrifood sector: food chains; purchase agents for hotels and restaurants; delicatessen shops; shops specialising in Spanish products; and supermarkets.

    UK importers and distributors of the following products are of particular interest to the organisers:

    - Wine originating from La Rioja
    - Meat products (e.g. Serrano ham, Chorizo)
    - Tinned vegetables (e.g. peppers, artichokes, mushrooms, asparagus, etc.)
    - Olive oil
    - Sauces
    - Others

    The cost of travel to Logroño and accommodation for two nights for importers who have not participated in the 2013 meetings will be fully covered by the organisers and the Spanish companies. The cost of travel to Logroño and accommodation for two nights for importers who participated in the 2013 meetings is €350.00.

    To Logrono, Spain
    On Wednesday 7- Thursday 8 May 2014
    Deadline for applications Tuesday 1 April 2014

    For more information and registration form please contact Lina Mockute, International Business Officer, T: +44 (0)20 7203 1929 or E: lmockute@londonchamber.co.uk.

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    22/05/2014

    BUSINESS CLINIC ON HONG KONG

    With Richard Thurbin, Business Matching Manager and Daisy Ip, Marketing Manager Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC).
    Key sectors for the UK in Honk Kong include: financial services; trading and logistics; tourism; construction, professional and producer services.

    If you would like to discuss the opportunities for your company in Hong Kong and book an individual appointment (20 minutes) with Richard Thurbin and Daisy Ip, please register by clicking the button below. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment. Please note that places are limited.

    At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 5.00pm (Individual 20 minute appointments)
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Patron Member, Premier Plus Member £12.00
    Local Member £24.00
    Non Member  £24.00

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    02/06/2014

    UNITED NATIONS BUSINESS CLINIC

    Eleanor Baha, Trade Attache', British Embassy - UKTI, Geneva will be offering expert advice on how UK suppliers of goods and services can take advantage of the significant export opportunities through supplying the United Nations (UN) in Geneva and Rome.

    Most in demand products and sectors in Geneva include: Medical equipment, water and sanitation supplies, generators, communications equipment and vehicles, as well as services such as corporate training, communications skills and specialised consultancy.

    Most in demand products and sectors in Rome include: Food and agricultural products, seeds, pesticides, generators, vehicles, basic hand tools, communications equipment and corporate training services.

    At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 5.30pm (Individual 20 minute appointments)
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Patron Memmber, Premier Plus Member £12.00
    Local Member £24.00
    Non Member £24.00

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    05/06/2014

    INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE: EXPORTING FOR BEGINNERS

    This one day course takes a look at why you should consider exporting. It addresses the following questions. How do we start exporting? What can my company gain from exporting? Will my products sell abroad? What will it cost? How quickly can we win orders? How do we get paid? Where can we get help? How can we expand our business? This is a brief insight into the various issues of exporting and will assist in highlighting any areas of further training required.

    At HSBC, 60 Queen Victoria St, London EC4N 4TR
    Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member and HSBC Client £250.00
    Local Member £300.00
    Non-member £300.00

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    10/06/2014

    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: CONTRACT GUARANTEES AND BONDS

    Contract guarantees are required by buyers in the Middle East and many parts of Asia to support trade with UK exporters. This course explains why they are required, how the guarantees are issued and the associated risks, including some new banking procedures.

    At HSBC, 60 Queen Victoria St, London EC4N 4TR
    Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member and HSBC Client £250.00
    Local Member £300.00
    Non-member £300.00

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    12/06/2014

    BUSINESS CLINIC ON GLOBAL TRADE AND CUSTOMS

    The EY Global Trade team will be visiting London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday 12 June 2014. 
    They will be offering input on the customs implications of the international movement of goods, with a particular focus on customs duties and their practical application as well as exports.  
    The customs specialist will focus on practices related to customs compliance requirement and the documents required to perform the import and export activities.

    If you would like to get advice from the EY Global Trade team and book an individual appointment (20 minutes) with them, please register through the link below. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment. Please note that places are limited.

    At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 5.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member £12.00
    Local Member £24.00
    Non-member £24.00

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    16/06/2014

    DYNAMIC DUBAI: GATEWAY TO GROWING YOUR BUSINESS

    This event is specifically designed for companies that plan to expand their business to Dubai. The event will include detailed roundtable discussions. Our experts will spend time to understand your business
    intentions and to provide on-the-spot advice and guidance as to how your business can benefit from a local presence.

    At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 2.00pm - 6.00pm
    Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member and Non Member: Complimentary

    For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1949

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    18/06/2014

    MULTI-SECTOR TRADE MISSION TO WEST AFRICA: NIGERIA AND GHANA

    This mission is an established part of London Chamber of Commerce and Industry's annual programme of international activities with many companies using this mission as an integral part of their export strategy for expansion into Africa. 

    The multi-sector mission will be open to businesses in agriculture, telecommunications, education and training provision, laboratory equipment, manufacturing, security products, professional services, and more. They should be looking to:

    • Explore and understand the current opportunities for their product or service
    • Explore joint ventures, agents and distributors
    • Gain a competitive advantage over potential suppliers
    • Develop in-market networks.

    On Wednesday 18 - Wednesday 25 June 2014
    Cities Lagos and Accra
    For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1949




    18/06/2014

    ENERGY, OIL AND GAS TRADE MISSION TO WEST AFRICA: NIGERIA AND GHANA

    African economies continue to outperform expectations. They are stimulated by an improved policy environment, growing numbers of private sector businesses and rising private consumption. Seven of the world's ten fastest growing economies are in Africa. Oil and gas developments are on the increase, particularly in West Africa which is creating new business opportunities for SMEs. 

    Why join this trade mission?
    The mission will provide a comprehensive introduction to oil and gas opportunities in West Africa. Companies will be equipped with relevant information via a series of briefings, B2Bs, workshops and receptions to support their future entry to the market.

    On Wednesday 18 - Wednesday 25 June 2014
    Cities Lagos and Accra
    For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1949




    24/06/2014

    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: EXPORT DOCUMENTS

    This one day course explains all the key documentation requirements when shipping products globally. Ideal for all levels from new to experienced exporters, the course content is constantly updated to ensure key elements can be easily implemented into most business systems, to ensure a more effective export process.

    At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member £354.00
    Local Member £414.00
    Non-member £414.00

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    12/09/2014

    WIN A FREE BUSINESS TRIP TO DUBAI: THE WORLD’S MOST DESIRABLE BUSINESS DESTINATION

    The competition is specifically designed for companies that plan to expand their business to Dubai. Successful companies will spend four days in Dubai with pre-arranged meetings and visits to relevant trade bodies to help them maximise their expansion to Dubai. 

    The competition is open to all British companies and members and clients of London Chamber of Commerce and Indsutry (LCCI), Arab British Chamber of Commerce, Institute of Export and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).

    The prize is worth up to £2,000 and includes:

    • Complimentary flights from London, courtesy of Royal Brunei Airlines
    • Complimentary hotel accommodation for four nights on a bed and breakfast basis, courtesy of VIDA Hotels and Resorts and the Palace Downtown Hotel
    • Complimentary transport for in-market meetings, courtesy of Desert Adventures
    • Pre-arranged meetings organised by Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM)

    On 12 - 18 September 2014
    Closing date for applications  27 June 2014

    For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1949

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    23/09/2014

    INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE: VAT ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS FOR GOODS AND SERVICES

    This course explores all the VAT rules for all international services and the impact of importing services from outside the UK, to give the participants a sound grasp of all aspects.

    At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member £354.00
    Local Member £414.00
    Non-member £414.00

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    05/10/2014

    TRADE MISSION TO SOUTH KOREA (FOR BUYERS ONLY)

    London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is taking a selected group of buyers to Suwon, South Korea.
    Join this mission to meet with new businesses and attend a business matchmaking event with pre-arranged business meetings. Eligible companies interested in the mission can benefit from subsidies and support provided by the Suwon City Government (airfare subsidy of £556.00, free accommodation, meals and inland transportation)

    On Sunday 5 - Thursday 9 October 2014
    City Suwon, South Korea
    Closing date Thursday 1 May 2014
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

     

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    13/10/2014

    TRADE MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS

    This trade mission offers you an excellent opportunity to meet procurement officers from the key organisations in Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR); International Red Cross Federation (IFRC); International Red Cross Committee (ICRC); International Labour Office (ILO); United Nations Office of Geneva (UNOG); and World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

    If you are a supplier of medical equipment, water and sanitation supplies, generators, communications equipment and vehicles, as well as services such as corporate training, communications skills and specialised consultancy, this opportunity is for you. 

    Place: Geneva
    Dates: Monday 13 - Wednesday 15 October 2014
    Deadline for applications: Friday 27 June 2014

    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822







    21/10/2014

    INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE: IMPORT PROCEDURES

    A one day practical workshop introducing the essential procedures, documentation and terminology required for people new to importing. Each delegate will learn about rules and regulations, including tariff classification, customs procedures, import duties and VAT. The course also looks at common documents and methods of paying suppliers.

    At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
    Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
    For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

    Premier Plus Member £354.00
    Local Member £414.00
    Non-member £414.00

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