BCC International Trade Conference connects UK businesses with new export opportunities

22nd July 2015

Sheffield Chamber is delighted to announce that the fourth British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) International Trade Conference will take place on 3 November 2015, at the Grand Connaught Rooms, in London The conference Trade the World - Accessing High Growth Markets, will highlight export opportunities in markets with the greatest growth potential and will feature some of the UK's most successful exporters, business leaders, trade associations, and political figures.

The event will bring together the British Chambers of Commerce Global Business Network, comprising British Chambers in the UK and across the world. Delegates will have an opportunity to meet face-to-face with members of the Network to meet contacts to develop opportunities overseas and receive practical advice on exporting from in-market experts. Speakers at the conference include Ian Davis, Chairman of Rolls Royce and Tim Davie, CEO of BBC Worldwide. Businesses will also be able to put their international trade questions to panels of MPs, business leaders and in-market experts. There will also be networking opportunities with other UK and overseas businesses. Commenting, Richard Wright, Executive Director of Sheffield Chamber said: "As part of the British Chambers of Commerce Global Business Network, Sheffield Chamber is working with the BCC and Chambers across the world to develop world-class support that gives British businesses unrivalled access to global export markets. Businesses will have access to on the ground support where they need it the most, starting in high growth and emerging markets. "British businesses need to become successful exporters if we are to reverse our national trade deficit and continue to drive economic growth. We are committed to delivering real, practical and ongoing support to UK exporters around the world to make this growth a reality. "This conference will highlight the vast opportunities for exporters on offer within our global network, and help businesses connect with opportunities in overseas markets. Trade the World Accessing High Growth Markets is sponsored by DHL Express, UK Export Finance and Qatar Airways. For more information and to book visit www.bccexport.co.uk

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