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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.

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04/08/2016

MEETING WITH GUJARAT DELEGATION


London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is pleased to be hosting a delegation led by the government of Gujarat comprising ten senior business members from the following select industry sectors: defence; renewable energy; chemicals; textiles; pharmaceuticals; financial services and technology and start-ups.

We kindly ask relevant companies within the above sectors, or those with an interest in furthering their business in relation to these industries to register for this complimentary breakfast meeting. The meeting will be held in an informal setting, with presentations from the delegation, on the business opportunities in Gujarat, followed by Q&A and networking.

At St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, 54 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AF
Time 9.00am - 11.00am
To register contact Olivia Ronayne, International Business Administrator, E: oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1823






03/09/2016

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


FULLY BOOKED

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 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 Venues, Garfield House, 86 Edgware Road, London, W2 2EA
Time 9.00am  - 4.30pm
For more information contact Olivia Ronayne, International Business Administrator, E: oronayne@londonchamber.co.uk or T: +44 (0)20 7203 1823

Premier Plus Member £354.00
Local Member £414.00
Non-member £414.00

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03/10/2016

TRADE MISSION TO UNITED NATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS


FULLY BOOKED

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 Monday 3 - Wednesday 5 October 2016
City Geneva
Closing Date for Applications Friday 15 July 2016


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

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In partnership with
 

 Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
 






26/10/2016

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

Premier Plus Member £354.00
Local Member £414.00
Non-member £414.00

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21/11/2016

EUROPEAN COMPANY MISSION TO INDIA


UK companies are invited to join businesses from EU countries to explore the growing business opportunities in India. India is experiencing positive economic growth, with the World Bank forecasting that India will grow by 7% in 2016.

The mission will include pre-arranged business-to-business meetings in Mumbai, Bangalore and New Delhi (tbc) organised by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). As well as networking reception and client hospitality with locally invited businesses in Mumbai, hosted by the Bombay Stock Exchange.

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

On Monday 21 - Friday 25 November 2016

For more information contact Ruma Deb, Senior International Executive, on T: +44 (0)20 7203 18949 or E: rdeb@londonchamber.co.uk

 

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 Supported by

 Eagle Two       Assocham     Bombay Stock Exchange






29/11/2016

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

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.