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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


 

23/07/2015

BUSINESS CLINICS ON TURKEY


The Commercial Team of the British Chamber of Commerce of Turkey (BCCT) will be visiting London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Wednesday 23 July 2015. They will be offering extensive expert advice on the Turkish market and how UK companies can develop their business there. Their primary focus is on market entry, establishing/doing business in Turkey and the services available to help British companies get underway and be successful in the market.

At London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.30am - 5.20pm *Individual 20 minute appointments
For more information contact Lina Mockute, International Business Executive - EEN E:lmockute@londonchamber.co.uk  or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1929

Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member £10.00
Non-member £15.00

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17/08/2015

BUSINESS CLINIC ON MALAYSIA


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: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

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14/09/2015

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: lmockute@londonchamber.co.uk

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15/09/2015

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 1849 or E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk

Supported and sponsored by:

Heathrow          

      Coventry University

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17/09/2015

BUSINESS CLINICS ON CANADA


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:vvlotides@londonchamber.co.uk  or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1938

Patron Member, Premier Plus Member, Local Member £10.00
Non-member £15.00

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21/09/2015

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 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: 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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21/09/2015

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: vvlotides@londonchamber.co.uk

Sponsored by:
Dubai Tourism       Dubai FDI       Dubai Embassy    Links Group  


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28/09/2015

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.

On 28 - 30 September 2015
City Geneva

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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25/10/2015

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: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk

In partnership with: 

ABCC

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26/10/2015

MARKET VISIT TO ISRAEL


The Market Visit to Israel offers London businesses the opportunity to explore the possibilities of supplying the Israeli Fin Tech, Ed Tech, Digital Health and Cyber Security markets.

On 8 - 13 November 2015
Cities Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
Sectors Fin Tech, Ed Tech, Digital Health and Cyber Security
Application deadline Friday 31 July 2015

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



17/11/2015

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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21/11/2015

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: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk

Sponsored by:

Heathrow
 



01/12/2015

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: 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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To speak to our team about how LCCI membership can help you connect with other businesses, influence on your behalf and provide practical support; 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 complete an online application form.