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Our International Business team have a wealth of experience and have put together an unrivalled programme of international trade seminars and trade 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.

Trade seminars
Our practical international trade seminars, subsidised for members, will keep your business informed about new business opportunities in key international markets and put you in touch with country experts, as well as provide time for networking. Our programme of around 10 international trade seminars a year covers a range of countries from emerging markets to more established ones, in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and South America.

Trade missions
London Chamber of Commerce trade missions provide an excellent opportunity for British exporters to explore business opportunities in overseas markets and to meet face-to-face with local business contacts. Attendees receive in-market support and advice from commercial staff based at the British Embassy/High Commissions. Benefits which also include subsidised market research and networking events, a great opportunity to establish contacts, and attendees are accompanied by an experienced mission manager.

Training courses
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 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 international trade seminars, missions and training courses below.

To see our list of prospective trade missions for 2015 please click here

 

25/04/2015

TRADE MISSION TO DUBAI


Dubai is one of the world's most desirable business destinations with a positive economic policy, ambitious growth plans, modern infrastructure and first-class facilities. In addition, demand for international talent will increase dramatically as Dubai prepares to host Expo 2020.
Join this trade mission to take advantage of the business opportunities available to your company.

On
25 - 30 April 2015
City Dubai
Deadline for Applications Monday 23 March 2015

For more information contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team, E: vvlotides@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1838

Sponsored by 

Dubai Tourism         LINKS GROUP

Our Preferred Partners

 ETIHAD  MARRIOTT

 

Supported by

 EXPORT BRITAIN


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04/05/2015

TRADE MISSION IN AGRIFOOD SECTOR TO VALENCIA, SPAIN


London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), in partnership with Valencia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Navigation and Services (Camara Valencia), under the auspices of the Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a trade mission to Valencia for buyers operating in the food and wine sector.
Join this trade mission to take advantage of the business opportunities available to your company.

If you are an importer or distributor wine, olive oil, meat products, ready meals, tinned products and/or sauces, this opportunity is for you.
The cost of travel to Valencia and accommodation for three nights for one company representative (ideally in a role with purchasing decision reaching capacity) will be fully covered by Camara Valencia. 

On 4-7 May 2015
City Valencia
Deadline for applications Wednesday 1 April 2015

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.

Supported by:

  CAMARA VALENCIA EEN EC  INNOVATE UK

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13/05/2015

TRADE MISSION IN FASHION SECTOR TO SICILY


The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Department for Economic Activities of the Sicilian Region and Confindustria Sicilia (Confindustria Sicilia), as partners of Enterprise Europe Network, are organising a trade mission to Palermo and Catania (Sicily) for buyers operating in the fashion sector, explicitly: prêt-à-porter and accessories for women; jewellery; wedding dresses and other wedding outfits.

Join this trade mission to take advantage of the business opportunities available to your company.
The cost of travel to Sicily and accommodation for four nights for one company representative, including airport and local transfers in Sicily and company visits, will be fully covered by Confindustria Sicilia.

On 13-17 May 2015
Cities Palermo and Catania
Deadline for applications Wednesday 1 April 2015

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.

Supported by

 Confindustria Sicilia   EEN   EC  INNOVATE UK

 

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21/05/2015

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.

On a one-to-one basis, she will discuss matters ranging from the market potential for your products or services, to how to increase your sales to the UN, as well as the support and services available to help you develop your business with the UN in a cost effective way.

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.

Please note: the format will be individual, confidential meetings lasting 20 minutes, and appointments can be made from 09.00 onwards.

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

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22/05/2015

INTERCULTURAL MARKETING RELATIONS: DISCOVER THE DO'S AND DON'TS


London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is offering a unique opportunity to meet with experts in business Culture from Russia, China and Middle East, all in one morning.

Through rotating market roundtables, the business culture experts, will provide you with an insight into cultural etiquette in these three different world regions. The experts will offer advice and support on understanding what is acceptable and unacceptable in different business cultures, specifically: verbal and non-verbal communication, communication styles, taboo topics, time sensitivities etc.

At etc.venue, Garfield House, 86-88 Edgware Road, London W2 2EA
Time 9.00am - 12.00noon
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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 UKTI


Our Partners

 Russia Local        Virada Training

 







03/06/2015

TRADE MISSION IN AGRIFOOD SECTOR TO LOGRONO, SPAIN



The Enterprise Europe Network team at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), in partnership with the Employers' Federation of La Rioja (FER), is taking a select group of importers and distributors of food and beverage products interested in exploring the business opportunities and meeting Spanish enterprises from La Rioja operating in agrifood sector.

If you are an importer or distributor wine, olive oil, meat products, ready meals, tinned products and/or sauces, this opportunity is for you.
The cost of travel to Logroño and accommodation for three nights will be fully covered by FER for first-time participants. Those who have attended the trade mission to Logroño in 2013 and/or 2014 will have to pay a participation fee of €350, to include travel and accommodation.

On 3-4 June 2015
City Logrono
Deadline for applications Friday 17 April 2015

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.

Supported by

 FER  EEN  EC  INNOVATE UK

 

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23/06/2015

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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30/06/2015

EXPORTING SERVICES TRAINING COURSE


Industries classified as services now contribute more to the UK economy than any other industry. Over time, their contribution has increased from an estimated 46% in 1948 to 78% in 2012.

However, the majority of UK service providers find it difficult to export their service.
This new 1 day course addresses the issues of exporting services. The course highlights legal, operational and commercial implications and why it is so important to understand these processes to help develop a successful and profitable global business.

Key Learning objectives of the course will help people understand:

- UK regulations and taxes for international trade in services
- Overseas regulations and taxes
- General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
- Market research
- Marketing services internationally
- Delivering services internationally
- Sales and distribution routes
- Optimizing websites for international trade
- Intellectual property and Licensing
- Payment for international trade in services and VAT implications

All attendees will get 6 months FREE after course support

This course is CPD Accredited and attendees awards 10 CPD points on completion.

At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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

Patron Members
£354.00
Premier Plus Members £354.00
Local Members £414.00
Non-Members £414.00

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22/09/2015

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING:VAT ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS


This course gives those dealing with VAT at an international level the chance to gain further insight into the often confusing subject of VAT and cross-border transactions. The course will lead to more efficient handling of international VAT within your organisation, reducing the risks of fines and penalties.

At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 4.40pm
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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28/10/2015

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.

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






  

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.