Friday, 17 Aug 2012
UKTI services in the Yorkshire and The Humber Region
Are You Ready to Export?
Free half day workshop reviews the steps you need to take to consider exporting. It challenges your perceptions of exporting and outlines both the benefits and potential pitfalls – as well as providing you the opportunity to review your business and its ability to take advantage of export markets – outlining the resources and commitment required.
Passport to Export
A bespoke package of support to prepare new exporters for trading successfully in overseas markets, with access to a unique overseas network of contacts, market research, planning and business opportunities. Companies work with an experienced International Trade Adviser to develop an export strategy over a 12 month period. This will provide access to the Commercial team(s) in the British Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates overseas, to develop further activity as detailed within your export action plan.
Gateway to Global Growth
Gateway to Global Growth is a needs based programme that provides more experienced exporters with the ongoing support needed to increase sales overseas. It is completely tailored to your company’s needs and will be completed within 12 months.
China Business Cultural Briefing
Customs – From an Importing & Exporting perspective
Intellectual Property Rights
Managing Agents & Distributors
Transatlantic Business Development Opportunities
Your Export Strategy and the Internet
Details of individual workshops can be found in our events section
Market Insight Visits /Trade Mission
Market Insight Visits have been designed to give companies a flavour of the wider support that the UKTI global network can provide. Typically conducted over 2 to 3 days, destinations are generally no longer than a 3 or 4 hour flight away.
Trade Missions are a great way to network with other like-minded companies and meet key decision makers in market. Typically conducted over a 4-5 day period, trade mission destinations include high growth markets and include some of the region’s most promising trading markets.
See our brochure for further details: UKTI Yorkshire Services Guide.
Forthcoming market insight visits and trade missions can be found in our events section
Overseas Market Introduction Service
The Overseas Market Introduction Service is a flexible business tool, where you use the services of our trade teams, located in our British Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates across the world, to benefit your business. It provides you with a direct link to local experts overseas irrespective of their time zone or location, providing faster access to information, and allowing your company to keep in touch wherever you are
UK Export Finance
UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency and is the trading name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD). It plays an important role in supporting the Government’s export strategy by providing assistance to exporters of all sizes, principally in the form of insurance policies and guarantees on bank loans.
International Business Newsletter
The International Business News email newsletter is sent out on a monthly basis and highlights additions to the UK Trade & Investment website, such as useful market information, news stories, changes in legislation and key events and trade missions taking place in the months ahead.
International Market Research
An understanding of market size & segmentation; customer needs usage & attitudes; distribution channels & competitor activity can get you ahead of the game. It can ensure that decisions on product, promotion, distribution and price are appropriate and help eliminate the risk of potentially costly mistakes. Fundamentally, International market research can act as an important catalyst for your market development strategy.
How to contact UKTI Yorkshire
Tel: 0300 365 1000