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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 and Industry (LCCI) 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. 

 

Available All Year

Incoterms Web Course


This online course will help exporters understand Incoterms - International Commercial Terms - and how to select the correct one for their international transactions. This course is accessible online, 24/7.

Companies that export and import products need to understand which Incoterm to use to precisely determine who pays for freight, insurance and duties.
Incoterms 2010 also determine at which point in the movement of goods delivery takes place and the risk is transferred.

 Course Outline:
- What are Incoterms
- How are they used for the export sales
- How are they used for import purchases
- What are the terms and conditions of each Incoterm
- How to select the correct term for a specific transaction
- What are the benefits of one term over another
- What are the risks of one term over another

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

 To secure you place/s please click on the link below.

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10/02/2016

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 2016
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: +44 (0)20 7203 1838 or E: vvlotides@londonchamber.co.uk

 

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In partnership with  

 MCC

Supported by

 JP      SOUTH Business Council for Africa

 



25/02/2016

BOTSWANA BUSINESS CLINIC


Tshephang Kelatile, Executive Director, Botswana Investment & Trade Centre (BITC), will be visiting London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday 25 February 2016. He will be offering expert one-to-one advice on how UK companies can develop their business in Botswana. 
If you would like to discuss the opportunities for your company in Botswana and book an individual appointment (20 minutes) with Tshephang, please complete and return the application form. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment. Please note that places are limited.


Guest Speaker Tshephang Kelatile, Executive Director, Botswana Investment & Trade Centre (BITC)
On Thursday 25th February 2016,
Time 9.30am - 5.20pm *Individual 20 minute appointments
At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
For more information please contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822 or E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk.

Please complete the booking form in block capitals and return with payment to: Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, LCCI, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP or fax the form back to F: +44 (0)20 7203 1812 or scan/email at E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk.

Premier Plus Member FREE
Local or Non-member £15.00
 

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 Sponsored by  

 Botswana Investment&Trade Centre       Botswana Investment&Trade Centre





07/03/2016

THAILAND BUSINESS CLINIC


Thailand has been among the most successful countries in Asia for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). The Thai government has taken a consistently favourable stance towards foreign investors, recognising their importance to Thailand's economic and technological development.

Laddawan Tantisantiwong from the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT), will be visiting London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday 7 March. She will be offering expert one-to-one advice on the Thai market and how UK companies can develop their business there.

Guest Speaker Laddawan Tantisantiwong
At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 10.00am - 2.20pm *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 1838

Premier Plus Members Free
Local or Non-members £15.00

 

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 Supported by

 BCCT




14/03/2016

TRADE MISSION TO TANZANIA - ENERGY, OIL AND GAS SECTOR


Tanzania's economy has been growing steadily for the past ten years. Recent exploration activity in Tanzania's deep offshore waters has led to the discovery of 46.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, estimates that recoverable reserves will double by the end of 2015.

 

This trade mission will help you reach your international trade goals. Companies will have the chance to meet face-to-face with local operators and agents and to gain first-hand experience of the key energy, oil and gas supply chain opportunities in Tanzania. 

On Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 March 2016
Sector Energy, oil and gas

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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Sponsored by

 Sagewood

In partnership with

UKTI   Export is Great



14/03/2016

TRADE MISSION TO TANZANIA AND RWANDA - MULTISECTOR


The mission will be visiting Tanzania and Rwanda. This will be London Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (LCCI) and UKTI London's first visit to Rwanda. Research shows that the economy is going from strength to strength. With GDP growth averaging 8% annually. It is forecast to increase to 6.5% in 2015/6, showing positive signs that Rwanda is a market on the rise with huge potential.
 
The mission will offer you an excellent opportunity to explore and understand the current opportunities for your product or service. Delegates will be able to showcase their products and services to local businesses and potential agents/distributors, and will have access to a wide range of industry experts.

On Monday 14 - Friday 18 March 2016
Sector Multisector
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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Sponsored by

Sagewood

In partnership with

 UKTI  Exporting is Great






22/03/2016

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 Venues, Garfield House, 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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14/04/2016

MALAYSIA BUSINESS CLINIC


Nik Tasha Nik Kamaruddin will be offering expert one-to-one advice on the Malaysian market and how UK companies can develop their business there.
If you would like to discuss the opportunities for your company in Malaysia and book an individual appointment (20 minutes) with Nik, please complete and return the application form overleaf. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment. Please note that places are limited.


Guest Speaker Nik Tasha Nik Kamaruddin
On Thursday 14 April 2016,
Time 10.00am - 4.30pm *Individual 20 minute appointments
At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
For more information please contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Executive, T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822 or E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk.

Premier Plus Member FREE
Local or Non-member £15.00

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24/05/2016

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 Venues, Garfield House, 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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03/09/2016

EUROPEAN COMPANY MISSION TO THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - ABU DHABI, DUBAI AND SHARJAH



The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the world's most desirable business destinations with ambitious growth plans, modern infrastructure and first-class facilities. The UAE has advantageous investment policies which encourage foreign ownership of land and stocks.

Join this trade mission to take advantage of the business opportunities available to your company. The mission will include pre-arranged business-to-business meetings in Dubai and Sharjah, and networking with members of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council and Dubai Business Women Council.

This European Company Mission is part of the EAGLE ONE project which has received funding from the European Union's COSME Programme (2014-2020).

On Saturday 3 - Thursday 8 September 2016
Sectors Multi-Sector with priority given to Women in Business


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

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Supported by                               Our preferred partners 

Book Here                              Etihad Airways





20/09/2016

VAT ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTION


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 Venues, Garfield House, 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.