UK companies urged to realise their overseas potential

“It doesn’t have to cost the earth to realise your global potential/trade internationally” Paul Tomes, Business Development Director, The Expo People

London 8th May 2013 – After seeing businesses struggle to survive in the UK over recent years, international event specialist Paul Tomes has launched a new global events business, The Expo People, to support companies new to exporting overseas realise their potential without requiring additional permanent resource.

Working with events organizers around the world to promote events from Morocco to Abu Dhabi and across Europe, Paul has over five years international events experience and a global outlook.

Speaking about his new venture, Business Development Director, Paul Tomes, said: “Attending an international exhibition or trade show for lots of companies is the first step to trading globally. It’s quite an expensive and often daunting prospect and the notion of doing business overseas can be frightening and time consuming for a small business. 

“Having worked with lots of small to medium sized businesses in the UK and overseas I absolutely believe exhibiting internationally is the key to business success and I’m looking forward to helping more companies realise their global potential and reap the rewards from going global.”

Previously International Co-Ordinator at healthcare consultancy Medilink, Paul has planned, developed and executed exhibition projects around the world, with a focus on Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America and believes successful export doesn’t need to cost the earth if planned properly.

Witnessing the benefits for healthcare companies daring to export, Paul now wants to help more companies across sectors benefit and make sure they are making the most of their budget.

“We are currently working with several overseas organisers to encourage UK companies to display their products overseas and are able to offer support for stand build, travel & accommodation, freight restrictions and other related tasks involved in attending a successful exhibition.”

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