International Trade Events 2018

Friday, 2 February 2018

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

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.

14 FEBRUARY 2018

Build on your Export Success

Scottish Enterprise, Edinburgh

Time: workshops running over 4 days, 14 February, 28 February, 14 March and 27 March 2018

Overview: Need help to enter more export markets and grow your business? Run over four days, our intermediate level Preparing to Export programme could be for you. Grow your export business with a peer group of Scottish exporters. If you're ready to take on the challenge of developing new business internationally or need help to develop your strategy and capability to expand your export business further, then this is for you.

Target Audience: Open to all businesses based in Scotland, whatever size or sector, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

15 FEBRUARY 2018

UK Roadshow, DIT Africa on collaboration with Scotland Region

Scottish Enterprise, Atrium Court, Glasgow

Time: 0900 – 1530 (registration 0830)

Overview: Join DIT Africa and the Trade Services Unit to share developments, understand the requirements of UK companies and discuss trade opportunities in Africa.  This is an excellent opportunity to hear about developments in DIT Africa’s offer to UK business; explore potential business opportunities in Africa; and understand how the Africa Trade Team can help you and your company.

Spaces are limited as we have reserved the AC boardroom so please respond as quickly as possible or by close of play Monday 12th February 2018.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dits-uk-africa-roadshow-tickets-42707003798

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.

17 APRIL 2018

Build on your Export Success

The Hub, Aberdeen Energy Park, Aberdeen

Time: workshops running over 4 days, 17 April, 1 May, 14 May and 29 May 2018

Overview: Need help to enter more export markets and grow your business? Run over four days, our intermediate level Preparing to Export programme could be for you. Grow your export business with a peer group of Scottish exporters. If you're ready to take on the challenge of developing new business internationally or need help to develop your strategy and capability to expand your export business further, then this is for you.

Target Audience: Open to all businesses based in Scotland, whatever size or sector, except for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

MARKET VISITS

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]

 

EXHIBITIONS & MISSIONS

10 FEBRUARY 2018 – 15 FEBRUARY 2018

Trade mission to Egypt

New Cairo Exhibition Centre

Overview: Grow your business by developing new links with the energy sector in Egypt. This trade mission incorporates major oil and gas exhibition EGYPS 2018.

Target Audience: Scottish oil and gas companies

24 MARCH 2018 – 31 MARCH 2018

SDI oil and gas trade mission to China

New China International Exhibition Center

Overview: Join the SDI trade mission to China and take part in the Scottish pavilion at the China International Petroleum and Petrochemical Exhibition.

Target Audience: This delegation is open to Scottish Enterprise account managed oil and gas supply chain companies and education providers.

Exhibitions & Missions

26 MARCH 2018 - 29 MARCH 2018

SDI energy systems trade mission and learning journey to New York

Various venues in New York

Overview:

Target Audience: Will be of interest to companies and organisations looking for opportunities in the US market in energy systems technologies

04 JUNE 2018 - 07 JUNE 2018

BIO 2018

Boston, Massachussets, USA

Overview: Join the Scottish pavilion at one of the world's largest life sciences events in Boston in 2018

Target Audience: Scottish life science organisations already working internationally or with a clear business plan focussing on the global arena. Scottish Enterprise account managed and Business Gateway companies should discuss this event with their advisors.

27 AUGUST 2018 - 30 AUGUST 2018

ONS 2018

Stavanger Forum, Norway

Overview: Join the Scottish delegation to ONS 2018 to meet industry professionals and promote your business

Target Audience: Open to Scottish-based companies working in the oil and gas sector.

09 OCTOBER 2018 - 11 OCTOBER 2018

CPhI 2018

Feria de Madrid, Spain

Overview: Make the most of global networking and sales opportunities at CPhI in 2018

Target Audience: Scottish-registered companies who operate in the pharma or wider-supply chain areas

12 NOVEMBER 2018 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018

MEDICA 2018

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

Overview: Make the right connections at MEDICA 2018, a leading trade exhibition and conference for medical technologies, healthcare and digital health

Target Audience: Scottish companies in the medical technologies, healthcare and digital health sectors.

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]