• To Infinity and Beyond the EU

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    Name: To Infinity and Beyond the EU
    Date: October 12, 2017
    Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM BST
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    Export for Growth
    Event Description:
    We are delighted to announce our high-growth market showcase which will open your eyes to new sectors and exciting opportunities within China, India, Latin America and South East Asia.  

    Highly experienced market specialists from the Department for International Trade - South West, will provide an overview of each market and discuss how Cornish businesses can take advantage of the explosive growth that is happening in these lucrative markets. 

    You will also be introduced to Extend Your Global Reach, a programme which provides free strategic and consultative commercial support to secure new business in these markets.

    09:30 - Registration and Coffee
    10:00 - Opening Address from Kim Conchie CEO of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce
    10:20 - Market Showcases 

    Southeast Asia - Shozey Jafferi, Market Specialist, South East Asia
    Latin America - Sarah Hildersley, Market Specialist, Latin America
    China - Jonny Smith, Market Specialist, China
    India - Ameeta Virk, Market Specialist, India

    11:20 - Coffee Break
    11:45 - Panel Discussion and Q&A
    12:15 – Lunch 
    13:00 – 2:30 
    During the afternoon session, we will take a close look at the Food & Drink, Marine, Advanced Engineering and Healthcare sectors and you will hear about specific growth and opportunities within these sectors. You will have an opportunity to learn about your relevant sector for each market, given the break out style of the session. 
    16:00 - Close

    Extend your Global Reach
    As a rule, companies applying for Extend Your Global Reach will be experienced exporters with an annual turnover of at least £1 million and financial resources to invest in market development. Where companies do not meet these criteria, but they offer a compelling and innovative product or service with potential to succeed in the target market, their application would be considered on merit.

    Meet the Market Specialists
    Integral to the success of the Extend your Global Reach programme is our team of market specialists; meet the four recent additions making a splash for South West businesses overseas. Read more here.
    Sitting within metres of the stunning south coast of Cornwall, St. Michael's Hotel in Falmouth offer use of their spa as part of the day delegate rate. Enjoy luxury modern rooms, beautiful views and a warm atmosphere.
    Date/Time Information:
    When: 12 October 9:30 - 16:00
    Contact Information:
    Laura Barnes
    This event is funded by Export for Growth, an ERDF funded project helping Cornish businesses to explore overseas trade.
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