Location: Stornoway, Western Isles
Highlands and Islands Enterprise, in partnership with Emergents and Scottish Development International, are running an ‘Introduction to Preparing to export Textiles’ workshop in Stornoway on the 28th and 29th April 2015.
This FREE two day programme is fully funded by Smart Exporter and is designed specifically for creative industries textile businesses in the Highlands & Islands that are thinking about exporting for the first time or are in the very early stages of exporting.
Why export? Learn the importance of export planning and what to include in your export plan.
Once you have selected key target markets, what is the best approach to market entry for your company?
Learn more about the practical aspects of exporting. In addition to hearing first-hand from a guest speaker about their export experiences, you’ll complete your own export plan with 1-2-1 support and benefit from insight on:
(Note: Companies must attend both days, maximum of two individuals per company.)
This event is organised as part of Smart Exporter, an international trade skills programme designed to increase skills and knowledge amongst Scottish businesses. This initiative is delivered in the Highlands and Islands by Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) in partnership with Scottish Development International (SDI) with funding from the European Regional Development Fund.
Please note that the course is free of charge, but as it is a form of State Aid on attendance it will count towards your overall De Minimis allowance.