ExploreExport 2015

06 November 2015

ExploreExport is designed to help you make your international business ambitions a reality. At the event you will have the opportunity to:

  • Book a one-to-one session with experts from Scottish Enterprise, UKTI and UK Export Finance
  • Attend our seminars and hear from other business leaders about their exporting experiences and talk to our GlobalScots
  • Talk to specialists in your sector and our partner organisations in our exhibition area and network with likeminded business people

Who can I book a one-to-one with?
You can arrange a one-to-one meeting with:

  • UKTI’s in-country experts 
    The in-country experts understand the market and opportunities in their region and have the contacts to help you successfully export.
  • Scottish Enterprise’s Export Advisers  
    Get tailored advice specific to your company on where the best opportunities are for your business and support to take advantage of these opportunities.
  • Colin Crabbe, specialist in Gulf Cooperation Council
    Colin can advise on the opportunities for your company in the GCC Countries and on how to access these markets, some of the cultural things to consider and resources required to successfully do business there.
  • Innovation Specialist from Scottish Enterprise    
    Find out how innovation could help you improve your productivity and efficiency.
  • Scottish Enterprise’s Intellectual Asset Specialist 
    Impartial advice to help your business identify, manage and exploit your Intellectual Property assets.
  • Organisational Development Specialist from Scottish Enterprise   
    Speak to the experts about how get the best from your people to improve your business’s productivity and performance. 
  • UK Export Finance
    UK Export Finance helps exporters by providing insurance to them and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance and can make direct loans to overseas buyers. Find out if you could benefit from their services.

What will the seminars cover?
There will be two seminars, Introduction to Exporting and Next Steps for Existing Exporters, which you can attend. Both seminars will run once in the morning and will be repeated in the afternoon.

  • Introduction to Exporting     
    Hear from real companies on their export experiences with our guest speakers and ask the experts your burning questions.
  • Next Steps for Existing Exporters
    Listen to experienced exporters tell you their stories and give you their advice. Plus, hear from UK Export Finance on how they can help companies export overseas.

What else can I do at the event?
As well as attending seminars and one-to-one meetings you can roam and network at our Exporting Exhibition. This is where you’ll be able to talk to representatives from your sector on specific opportunities and support available in your industry. You’ll also find Scottish Enterprise’s innovation team, organisational development team and the Scottish Investment Bank.

Lunch and refreshments are also provided.

Who is the event for?
Explore Export is aimed at Scottish businesses who would like to start exporting for the first time and companies who are already doing business overseas and are interested in entering a new international market.

Are you based in the Highlands and Islands?
If you are based in the Highland and Islands region, there will be an opportunity to hold discussions with Market Specialists via Skype (subject to availability). Please contact us for further information on virtual meetings.

For more information and to register for this event please follow link to UKTI website.



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