INTERNATIONAL TRADE SEMINARS, TRAINING COURSES AND TRADE MISSIONS
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.
MALAYSIA BUSINESS CLINIC
Nik Tasha Nik Kamaruddin, Executive Director of the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, will be visiting London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCC) to offer expert one-to-one advice on the Malaysian Market. This event is well-suited for businesses looking to seize growth opportunities in Malaysia, and understand the benefits the third largest economy in South East Asia has to offer.
Nik Tasha brings a wealth of knowledge on the Malaysian market from a number of different roles, and will discuss how to take advantage of this emerging multi-sector economy.
If you're interested in the latest advice that the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce has to offer, and want to book an individual appointment (20 minutes) with Nik Tasha Nik Kamaruddin, please contact us. Please note that places are limited and appointments are made on a first come first served basis.
At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP Time 9.30am - 5.20pm *Individual 20 minute appointments For more information please contact Marta Zanfrini International Business Team, E: email@example.com or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822
TRADE MISSION TO TURKEY
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is organising a multi-sector trade mission to Turkey for UK companies where individual business-to-business meeting will be organised with Turkish companies in the following industry sectors: Automotive; metal casting; agricultural machinery; agro-food; shoe production industry; renewable energy; defense and security; other.
Join this trade mission to take advantage of the business opportunities available to your company.
On 14-18 September 2015 Cities Konya and Karaman
For more information and registration forms please contact Lina Mockute , International Business Executive - EEN, T: (0)20 7203 1929 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHINA: NEW LANDSCAPES AND HOW TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS
This seminar is for companies looking to trade with China or set up a presence there.
Key themes of the event will include considerations for selling good and services into China, producing business plans and full management reports for the Chinese market, advice on employing Chinese staff to expand your business, protection of Intellectual Property and selling goods and services online.
At Coventry University London Campus, East India House, 109-117 Middlesex Street, London E1 7JR Time 5:00pm - 7:30pm For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive, T: (0)20 7203 1949 or E: email@example.com
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CANADA BUSINESS CLINIC
Canada is the UK's sixteenth largest export market for goods. Canada has cultural, historic and linguistic links with the UK. The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will help strengthen trade between Canada and the UK.
Bernadette Terry will be visiting LCCI on Thursday 17 September 2015. She will be offering expert one-to-one advice on the Canadian market and how UK companies can develop their business there.
At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP Time 9.30am - 5.20pm *Individual 20 minute appointments For more information contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team, E:firstname.lastname@example.org or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1938
Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member and Non-member FREE
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 Etc. venue Marble Arch, 86 Edgware Road, London W2 2EA Time 9.00am - 4.40pm For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E:email@example.com or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822
Premier Plus Member £354.00 Local Member £414.00 Non-member £414.00
DUBAI: EXCEPTIONAL GROWTH AND NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
This event is specifically designed for middle sized companies with a turnover of £15m and above that are planning to expand their business to Dubai.
This event offers an excellent opportunity to understand why Dubai is the top business location for your company. It's strategic geographic location, low logistical and operational costs, excellent infrastructure and international outlook are attracting an increasing number of investors, all the more reason for you to consider doing business in the area.
Learn about Dubai's unique offering through roundtable discussions, break-out sessions, meetings with market specialists, and network with like-minded companies to develop future contacts.
Please book for this event by downloading the event flyer below, and completing the back page.
Keynote speaker HH Shaikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, First Secretary and Head of the Economic Department, United Arab Emirates Embassy At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP Time 2:00pm - 6:00pm For more information contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team, T: +44(0)20 7203 1838 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
BUSINESS CLINICS ON VIETNAM
Being transformed from a low-cost labour economy to a high-value one, Vietnam is now one of the most vibrant economies in Asia, with a large market for capital goods and a growing domestic market for consumer goods. Vietnam is an attractive destination for international investors, with £7.9bn (US$12.35bn) investment in 2014, an increase of 500% compared to 2000, when the figure was £1.5bn (US$2.4bn).It is forecast to be one of the ten fastest growing economies in the next few decades. Ms Anh Luong, UK representative of British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV), will be visiting LCCI on Tuesday 22 September 2015. She will be offering expert one-to-one advice on how UK companies can develop their business in a number of sectors.
At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP Time 9.30am - 5.20pm *Individual 20 minute appointments For more information contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team, E: email@example.com or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1938
Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member £10.00 Non-member £15.00
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.
On 28 - 30 September 2015 City Geneva Closing Date for Applications Monday 17 August 2015 For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: firstname.lastname@example.org or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822
TRADE MISSION TO SAUDI ARABIA
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is working together with the Arab British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) to hold a Trade Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The mission will visit key cities Riyadh and Jeddah and offer opportunities for delegates to meet with government officials, business leaders, and key stakeholders.
Saudi Arabia is the Gulf's biggest construction market, with huge budgetary resources dedicated to expanding infrastructure, building new cities and modernising airports and other key installations. Companies within construction, infrastructure, education and training, project management or facility management should consider joining this trade mission.
On 25 - 30 October 2015 City Riyadh and Jeddah Sectors Infrastructure
For more information and to register your interest please contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive T: (0)20 7203 1822 or E: email@example.com
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MARKET VISIT TO ISRAEL
The Market Visit to Israel offers London businesses the opportunity to explore the possibilities of supplying the Israeli Ed Tech, Creative & Digital Technologies and Cyber Security markets.
On 8 - 12 November 2015 Cities Tel Aviv Sectors Ed Tech, Creative & Digital Technologies and Cyber Security Application deadline Monday 28 September 2015
For more information and to register contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team, T: (0)20 7203 1838 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Etc. venue Marble Arch, 86 Edgware Road, London W2 2EA Time 9.00am - 4.30pm For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, E: email@example.com or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822
Premier Plus Member £354.00 Local Member £414.00 Non-member £414.00
TRADE MISSION TO CHINA
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is working together with Heathrow to hold a Trade Mission to China. The mission will be visiting Chengdu and Shanghai, offering delegates the opportunity to conduct market research for their products and services, locate and appoint agents or distributors, make new contacts and meet existing clients.
City Chengdu and Shanghai Sectors Multisector
For more information and to register your interest please contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Business Executive T: (0)20 7203 1949 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: LETTERS OF CREDIT
A one-day practical workshop aimed at exporting companies which regularly receive or handle Letters of Credit (L/Cs). The session will assist companies to negotiate the most favourable terms for L/Cs, as well as to reduce the risks and costs associated with presenting documents to the bank.
On completing the course, delegates will know how to select the best terms of payment and how best to achieve them. They will also be aware of the cost and cash flow implications of different methods of payment.
The course is suitable for everyone involved in handling L/Cs i.e. export sales, project teams, export managers, administrators, finance teams, shipping and customer service personnel.
At Etc. venue Marble Arch, 86 Edgware Road, London W2 2EA Time 9.00am - 4.30pm For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive E: email@example.com or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822
Premier Plus Member £354.00 Local Member £414.00 Non-member £414.00
TRADE MISSION TO SOUTH AFRICA
LCCI, together with Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), are taking a select group of companies interested in exploring business opportunities in South Africa. As part of the trade mission, delegates will have the opportunity to network at, and attend, two high- profile professional cricket matches. The One Day international fixtures between England and South Africa will provide a unique opportunity to combine sport and business.
On 10 - 16 February 2015 City Johannesburg and Cape Town Sectors Multi-sector
For more information and to register your interest please contact Vanessa Vlotides, Head of International Business Team on T: (0)20 7203 1838 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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)207203 1881 or E: email@example.com. Alternatively you can give us a few details here and we'll call you back ordownload an application form to post to us.