International Trade Events Update Nov 2017

Friday, 10 November 2017

Please see below list of upcoming Scottish Enterprise international events. All events can be booked via www.scottish-enterprise.com/events or by calling 0845 607 8787 or email: [email protected]

EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

14 NOVEMBER 2017

Attracting international customers using SEO and social media

Business Gateway, Dundee

Overview: Learn about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies for your website and engaging with customers online. It also covers how to develop your social media channels for an international audience and how to use data to improve your website’s effectiveness.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions.

16 NOVEMBER 2017

Opportunities in West Bengal
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

Overview: Learn about growth industries and business opportunities in West Bengal and get to meet with senior decision makers from reputable Indian companies, representatives of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and senior government officials in West Bengal. It is an opportunity to network with like minded people, broaden your knowledge, expand your business network and unlock opportunities for your business.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions in West Bengal.

17 NOVEMBER 2017

Preparing to develop international business

Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh

Overview: Are you a business with a high growth potential product, looking for help with international business opportunities? Then join us for two days of expert advice on how to grow your business, effectively and quickly, into the right international markets. Over the two days we’ll discuss how to identify the international market opportunity for your products, what you need to know and plan for in prioritising and developing each targeted international market and how you can maximise the international opportunity for your business.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with high growth potential, in the process of launching a new product.

29 NOVEMBER 2017

Online Marketplaces: Your shop window to the world

Business Gateway, Stirling

Overview: How do you know which eMarketplace is the best fit for your business? This workshop will help you increase your sales by finding the best places to engage with customers online, including Amazon, eBay and Alibaba.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions.

24 JANUARY 2018

Export bootcamp for companies with a product

Scottish Enterprise, Atrium Court, Glasgow

Overview: Sign up for our export bootcamp to learn the essentials of international trade. This fast paced programme will give you the insights and inspiration needed to produce an international plan to drive your company’s growth in 2018 and beyond.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with a product and international growth ambitions, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

25 JANUARY 2018

Export bootcamp for companies with a service

Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh

Overview: Sign up for our export bootcamp to learn the essentials of international trade. This fast paced programme will give you the insights and inspiration needed to produce an international plan to drive your company’s growth in 2018 and beyond.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with a service and international growth ambitions, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

31 JANUARY 2018

Online security and fraud prevention with international trade

Business Gateway Clackmannanshire, Alloa Business Centre, Alloa

Overview: This practical session will cover how to secure your business online when conducting international trade, including how to secure your customers’ data and how to mitigate cyber risks when dealing with other countries.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions.

13 FEBRUARY 2018

Preparing to export introductory workshop

The Hub, Aberdeen Energy Park, Aberdeen

Overview: This is a two day introductory workshop on exporting. Learn how to reach international markets with confidence and learn about areas such as finance, contracts and logistics.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

20 FEBRUARY 2018

Export Bootcamp – Selling into the EU

Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh

Overview: Sign up for our export bootcamp to learn the essentials of selling into the EU. You’ll receive expert guidance and feedback along the way to help you create a plan tailored to your business.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions in the EU, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

28 FEBRUARY 2018

Attracting international customers using SEO and social media

Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk

Overview: Learn about Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) strategies for your website and engaging with customers online. It also covers how to develop your social media channels for an international audience and how to use data to improve your website’s effectiveness.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with international growth ambitions.

MARKET VISITS

25 NOVEMBER – 30 NOVEMBER 2017

Middle East Market Visit

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait

Overview: Fast track your business in the Gulf region by joining a Scottish delegation on our market visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi with optional extension to Kuwait.

Target Audience: Open to all Scottish businesses with desire and capacity to extend their exports in the Middle East.

In 2018 we plan on running market visits targeted at new exporters to “easy to enter markets” including Italy, Spain, Iceland, Switzerland, Poland, Norway and Sweden. If you would like to find out more about these market visits please email: [email protected]

EXPORT SERVICES

All export services can be accessed via the doing business outside of Scotland section of the site:  www.scottish-enterprise.com/international

Export Advisory Service: www.scottish-enterprise.com/exportadvice

International Market Research Service: www.scottish-enterprise.com/market-research

Events: www.scottish-enterprise.com/events

ExportSavvy (online tool): www.exportsavvy.co.uk/scotland/web

All events can be booked via www.scottish-enterprise.com/events or by calling 0845 607 8787 or email: [email protected].