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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 Olivia Ronayne, International Business Administrator, T: +44(0) 20 7203 1823 E: oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk

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

Book Online


 

26/09/2017

SUBMITTING WINNING BIDS MASTERCLASS


Whether your objective is to bid successfully for public sector contracts or become part of the wider supply chain via established prime contractors, this course will offer practical advice to help you develop the skills you need to submit winning tenders.

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

- Create a competitive bid strategy that will demonstrate your suitability to deliver the contract

- Produce a bid management plan that will address all bid requirements

- Draft initial responses that address all buyer requirements

- Run effective reviews with your senior decision makers

- Write complete responses which maximise your chances of scoring marks

Trainer Mike Raynor, Bid Director of Raynor Bid Consultancy
At London Chamber of Commerce (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 12.30pm or 2.00pm - 5.30pm*
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Manager, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

 

*The same workshop will be run twice in one day, max 15 companies per workshop.


Premier Plus Members, Local and Non Members: Complimentary

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

Book Online Download Flyer

Organised by

    Innovate UK    Enterprise Europe Network        European Commission



27/09/2017

SUBMITTING WINNING BIDS IN THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR


Whether your objective is to bid successfully for public sector contracts or become part of the wider supply chain via established prime contractors, this course will offer practical advice to help you develop the skills you need to submit winning tenders. This course is suitable for anyone involved in bidding for construction contracts, or who provides products and services to construction companies.

 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

- Create a competitive bid strategy that will demonstrate your suitability to deliver the contract

- Produce a bid management plan that will address all bid requirements

- Draft initial responses that address all buyer requirements

- Run effective reviews with your senior decision makers

- Write complete responses which maximise your chances of scoring marks

Trainer Mike Raynor, Bid Director of Raynor Bid Consultancy
At
London Chamber of Commerce (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time
9.00am - 1.00pm
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Manager, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

 

Premier Plus Members, Local and Non Members: Complimentary
To secure you place/s please click on the link below.

Book Online  Download Flyer

Organised by

 Innovate UK     Enterprise Europe Network          European Commission



28/09/2017

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRAINING: EXPORT DOCUMENTS


Poor understanding of international trade procedures often costs time, money and even heavy fines. Over 65% of companies attend training courses because of issues with export documents compliance. This export documents course explains all the key requirements when shipping products globally. The content is updated to keep up with the latest industry developments. Key elements of the course can be easily implemented into most business systems, increasing the chances of reducing costs and increasing sales.

 

The course is ideally suited for all who need to understand the documentation, as well as staff actively engaged in the movement of goods, including supervisors, accounts and warehouse staff. This course is suitable for all companies, from individuals and small businesses new to exporting to large corporations and experienced business people who may need to keep up with industry changes.

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

Premier Plus Members: £354.00
Local and Non Members: £414.00
For companies registering more than one attendee a 15% discount will be applied on the second attendee.


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

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02/10/2017

EU COMPANY MISSION WITH BROKERAGE EVENT: NIGERIA


In 2016, the European Commission's largest business support network, the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) expanded their operations to Nigeria. To celebrate this growth, the EEN team at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), in partnership with EEN Nigeria and the EU delegation in Nigeria, is launching the first EU company mission combined with a brokerage event in Lagos.

The brokerage event and company mission will bring together companies from several EU countries and will run concurrently with the EU Delegation's sixth annual EU Nigeria Business Forum (EUNBF), scheduled to take place from Thursday 5 to Friday 6 October 2017.  The forum brings together high-profile speakers from the Nigerian government, the private sector and the EU to showcase the business opportunities emerging in Nigeria. The audience will be made up of over 500 guests from the Nigerian business community, local stakeholders, government departments and bi-lateral embassies.

On: Monday 2 - Friday 6 October 2017
Closing date: Thursday 7 September 2017

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

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Organised by

    Innovate UK    Enterprise Europe Network        European Commission



03/10/2017

PITCHING SKILLS FOR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS


FULLY BOOKED
To secure a place on the waiting list please email full contact and company details to oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk

Join us for a masterclass in pitching and presenting to potential overseas clients.
Impress your international prospects with your pitching and presentation skills. Learn how to pitch, qualify a lead and close for an appointment to open the door to the rest of the world. What do you do once you are in front of the prospect? We've got that covered too. Learn how to mix the stage and the boardroom with a combination of acting techniques and business skills to make for an effective presentation.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

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Pitch over the phone internationally with confidence
- Develop and nurture a pipeline of overseas prospects
- Make an effective presentation when you meet the buyer

Trainer Paul Bryant, Training Manager, Perfect Pitch
At LCCI, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 1.00pm
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Manager, E: mzanfrini@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1822

Premier Plus Members, Local Members and Non-members: Complimentary

Organised by

    Innovate UK    Enterprise Europe Network        European Commission



11/10/2017

MEXICO: ONE-TO-ONE BUSINESS CLINICS


Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America, with a higher GDP per capita than any of the BRIC countries. It boasts powerful, global cities with different sector hubs making it an ideal investment and trade hub. Mexico offers an abundance of business opportunities across various industry sectors. With a population of over 120 million and a growing middle class, there is a huge market for British goods, which is about the same size as the whole of Western Europe.

 

Teresa De Lay, General Director of the British Chamber of Commerce, and Laura Atkinson, Head of the Chamber Commercial Section, are spending a full day at LCCI to advise UK SMEs seeking to enter the Mexican market. Their advice will be specific to your business needs and will assess your readiness to export to this exciting and growing market.


At London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.30am - 4.30pm *
pre-booked, 30 minute individual appointments only
For more information contact Olivia Ronayne, International Business Assistant, E: oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1823

Premier Plus Members: Complimentary
Local and Non Members: £7.50


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

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24/10/2017

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 London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, London EC4R 1AP
Time 9.00am - 4.30pm
For more information contact Marta Zanfrini, International Business Manager, 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
For companies registering more than one attendee a 15% discount will be applied on the second attendee.

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

Download Flyer  Book Online



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.