This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Conferences

September

Leeds World Trade Summit: 12 September 2019 (Leeds)

Part of a series of Regional Trade Summits organised by the Institute of Export, this event will bring together experts and leading authorities to speak on key issues, including the opportunities and challenges currently facing those working in international trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1165992&group=

October

Chatham House Global Trade Conference: 14 October 2019 (London)

This event will examine the current state of international trade, focusing on how the political landscape is reshaping global trade relations and identifying building blocks for better trade in a digital age.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1251118&group=

International Trade Summit: 17 October 2019 (London)

This British Chambers of Commerce event aims to give delegates practical advice, resources and contacts to grow their export business through a mix of workshops, panel discussions, speeches and networking. Themes this year include: how changes in the UK's trade policy will impact business; the changing nature of global supply chains; and how to get goods across borders at a time of uncertainty.

For details see: https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/events/international-trade-summit

World China Entrepreneur Convention: 21–23 October 2019 (London)

The World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC) brings together Chinese entrepreneurs from around the world, including Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. This 15th WCEC is expected to attract private sector companies from China across different sectors to hear speeches by top business leaders, participate in discussion panels and view the exhibition. Networking events are expecting to cater for more than 3000 Chinese delegates from over 60 countries.

For details see: https://www.wcec-secretariat.org

World Trade Summit 2019: 23 October 2019 (London)

Presented by the Institute of Export, this annual event brings together experts and leading authorities from around the world to discuss key issues in international trade. Designed to “challenge and inspire all who attend”, the summit will consider how the UK’s export performance can be improved in a fast moving and dynamic global market.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1166837&group=

Meetings and Networking

October

Taiwan: One-to-One Business Clinics: 17 October 2019 (London)

An expert from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be spending a day at the London Chamber of Commerce to advise UK SMEs seeking to enter the Taiwanese market. During pre-booked 20-minute individual appointments, those attending will be given advice specific to their business.

For details see: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/london/london-chamber-of-commerce-industry-lcci/taiwan-one-to-one-business-clinics/2019-10-17/09:30/t-vkdded

Dubai: One-to-One Business Clinics: 28 October 2019 (London)

Experts from Dubai FDI and The Corporate Group will be spending a day at the London Chamber of Commerce to advise UK SMEs seeking to enter the Dubai market. During pre-booked 20-minute individual appointments, those attending will be given advice specific to their business.

For details see: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/worldtrade/t-mayomx

Seminars and Workshops

August

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 1 August 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168761&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 1 August 2019 (Manchester)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169774&group=

Achieving AEO Status: 5 August 2019 (London)

This Morley Consulting course will guide delegates in the practical application of the requirements for obtaining AEO certification. It is presented from a pragmatic and practical viewpoint rather than an academic and theoretical one. The emphasis is on avoiding difficulties, delays and costly mistakes. It is suitable for anyone wishing to obtain an understanding of the AEO requirements and scope in order to achieve AEO Status for their organisation.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/achieving-aeo-status.html

Advanced Exporting: 7 August 2019 (Manchester)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168726&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 7 August 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170047&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 8 August 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170058&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 14 August 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170054&group=

Understanding Exporting and Export Documentation: 14 August 2019 (Huddersfield)

This MY Export Hub course is divided into two distinct sessions. In Understanding Exporting, participants will learn: how to prepare an export quotation; how to identify trade terms and international standards for freight carriage insurance and costs (Incoterms); and how to organise relevant IT, personnel and computer systems. In Export Documentation, they will learn: how to produce documentation for an international shipment; how to produce the appropriate documents required to expedite a shipment; and how to describe any additional special requirements or documentation for particular markets/sectors (eg Middle East, Hazardous Goods, Textiles).

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3485-understanding-exporting-and-export-documentation-bcc-accredited

Introduction to Exporting: 20 August 2019 (London)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168888&group=

Advanced Exporting: 21 August 2019 (London)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168727&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 22 August 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168749&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 27 August 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168740&group=

Introduction to Importing: 28 August 2019 (Birmingham)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169808&group=

Achieving Successful Customs Audits: 29 August 2019 (London)

Customs audits are often viewed with fear and trepidation but there is no reason for this to be the case. Audits should be viewed as helpful reviews which will confirm good practice and highlight areas for improvement. This practical course from Morley Consulting is designed for those new to the responsibility for customs audits and for those seeking to improve their company’s performance in this area. The course focuses on practical and pragmatic actions that can be taken to ensure a successful, helpful and positive outcome for all concerned. The purpose, operation, benefits and opportunities of the audit process will be discussed with clear examples of good practice.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/achieving-successful-customs-audits.html

Advanced Importing: 29 August 2019 (Birmingham)

Successful importing requires an understanding of customs rules and procedures as well as the duty and excise relief available. This in-depth, advanced course from the Institute of Export addresses issues such as compliance with customs duty relief schemes, customs compliance and payment methods. It is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Importing” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170087&group=

Quality Manager's Guide to AEO [Authorised Economic Operator]: 30 August 2019 (London)

This practical course aims to give delegates the knowledge and skills needed to achieve AEO accreditation. It gives background to AEO, explains who gives the accreditation, looks at the effect on the supply chain, and explains the difference between Customs (C), Security (S) and Full (F).

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/the-quality-manager-s-guide-to-aeo.html

September

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 2 September 2019 (Warrington)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1245430&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 3 September 2019 (Edinburgh)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170131&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 4 September 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168741&group=

Customs Classification and Tariff Codes: 5 September 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export workshop is designed both for people new to exporting and for those with experience who want to keep up with developments. The course considers the commercial implications of the correct use of the tariff/commodity code and why it is important to have a good understanding of them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168828&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 5 September 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170048&group=

You Can Export: Export Market Research: 5 September 2019 (Birkenhead)

Presented by the Department for International Trade, this morning-only course aims to help delegates understand the importance of market research, whether they are considering exporting for the first time or trying to break into new overseas markets. The event will: give an insight into the practical benefits of undertaking marketing research; outline how delegates can prepare a research project plan; provide a model for effective and time-saving online desk research; and identify important issues when conducting research overseas.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190706&

Processing — The New IP, OPR & PCC: 6 September 2019 (London)

This practical course from Morley Consulting is designed to benefit both those who have already held IP (Inward Processing), OPR (Outward Processing Relief) or PCC (Processing Under Customs Control) authorisations and those who have not previously taken advantage of them. The purpose, operation, benefits and opportunities for the reduction or complete removal of import duty, agricultural levies, CAP charges and VAT for both repairs and processing operations will be explained.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/processing---the-new-ip--opr---pcc.html

Introduction to Exporting: 10 September 2019 (Belfast)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1221558&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 10 September 2019 (Birmingham)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169766&group=

Introduction to Importing: 10 September 2019 (London)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169786&group=

You Can Export: Introduction to International Trade: 10 September 2019 (Durham)

This practical event is aimed at North East based businesses interested in trading internationally or wanting to learn more about the services that the Department for International Trade North East provides.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200189885&

Advanced Importing: 11 September 2019 (London)

Successful importing requires an understanding of customs rules and procedures as well as the duty and excise relief available. This in-depth, advanced course from the Institute of Export addresses issues such as compliance with customs duty relief schemes, customs compliance and payment methods. It is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Importing” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170083&group=

Advanced Exporting: 11 September 2019 (Birmingham)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168715&group=

Digital Trade Advice Clinic: 11 September 2019 (Leicester)

Intended to give businesses a clear idea of how to expand into new markets, this one-to-one clinic offers an hour of tailored advice. Participants will learn about any potential barriers and about the best strategies available for growing globally online. NB - only available to companies from the East Midlands region.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190343&

International Trade Operations and Procedures (ITOPS): From 11 September 2019 (Sheffield)

Comprising four separate sessions, this training course from MY Export Hub will cover the five main elements of export administration: procedures; documentation; legal requirements; payments; and dispatch and shipping. Those completing the course will be awarded the ITOPS qualification. Participants will have the opportunity to visit airports and container ships, and work on placement with a freight forwarder.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3704-international-trade-operations-and-procedures-itops

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 12 September 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168760&group=

Incoterms: 12 September 2019 (Huddersfield)

This morning-only course from MY Export Hub is an introduction to the International Commercial Terms of Delivery (Incoterms), including the changes introduced in 2010. It is designed for staff involved in the administration of import and export activities.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3739-incoterms-bcc-accredited

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 12 September 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170059&group=

Preferential Trade Agreements & Rules of Origin: 12 September 2019 (Huddersfield)

Presented by MY Export Hub, this afternoon-only course aims to provide participants with an understanding of: the difference between Preference and Non-Preference Origin; the rules determining preference rules of origin; and the percentage rule and how to apply it.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3740-preferential-trade-agreements-and-rules-of-origin-bcc-accredited

You Can Export: Protecting your intellectual property: 16 September 2019 (Wigan)

This half-day workshop aims to give an overview of what constitutes intellectual property, the legal frameworks that are in place, the threats from international markets and how firms can protect their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Organised by the Department for International Trade and presented by a representative of the Intellectual Property Office, it will give delegates an understanding of trade marks, patents, copyright, designs and confidentiality.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190712&

AEO Certified Practitioner: 17-20 September 2019 (four days; London)

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, this Morley Consulting course leads to certification as an AEO Practitioner. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification is part of the UK's post-Brexit strategy for achieving the most frictionless borders possible.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/aeo-certified-practitioner.html

Introduction to Exporting: 17 September 2019 (London)

Covering all the basic aspects of exporting, this Institute of Export course is aimed both at those new to exporting and experienced business people wanting to keep updated. Live online examples are used to explain export procedures and how to complete export documentation, and the course highlights commercial implications and why it is important to understand them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168878&group=

Understanding Rules of Origin, Free Trade Agreements & Export Preference: 17 September 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will explain all aspects of the Rules of Origin and Trade agreements and how to understand and comply with them. Participants can expect to learn how they can be more competitive in export markets.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169746&group=

Advanced Exporting: 18 September 2019 (London)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168728&group=

Export Documentation & Import Procedures: 18 September 2019 (Leeds)

This International Chamber course takes a practical approach to why and when export documents are needed, and includes background, uses and key information for different documents.

For details see: http://www.chamber-international.com/exporting-chamber-international/export-courses/export-documentation-import-procedures/

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 18 September 2019 (Birmingham)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1246588&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 19 September 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170055&group=

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 19 September 2019 (Edinburgh)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1245013&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 23 September 2019 (Belfast)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1221559&group=

Export Market Research Clinic: 24 September 2019 (Leicester)

An Export Marketing Research Specialist for the East Midlands will be holding individual 90-minute clinics to help companies: identify the most appropriate export markets to investigate; access relevant software and data; obtain assistance with setting research objectives; and get tailored advice on conducting research overseas. Sessions are only available to companies from the East Midlands region.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190356&

Introduction to Importing: 24 September 2019 (Manchester)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169804&group=

Post Brexit Documentation and Compliance: 24 September 2019 (London)

Brexit seems likely to bring a significant increase in the paperwork and compliance obligations that UK businesses must meet in order to continue to sell into EU markets. With UK businesses needing to educate themselves in how the international customs environment works, this Institute of Export course will focus on the potential changes in export documentation that Brexit may bring. Among other things, it will cover: key import and export documentation; UK customs procedures; documents that can be used as proof of export from the UK; tariff and commodity codes; and Certificates of Origin.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170099&group=

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 24 September 2019 (London)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1247745&group=

Advanced Importing: 25 September 2019 (Manchester)

Successful importing requires an understanding of customs rules and procedures as well as the duty and excise relief available. This in-depth, advanced course from the Institute of Export addresses issues such as compliance with customs duty relief schemes, customs compliance and payment methods. It is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Importing” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170092&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 25 September 2019 (Belfast)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1221560&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 25 September 2019 (Edinburgh)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1245021&group=

Defence Exports Conference: 25 September 2019 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

At this 14th annual Defence Exports conference, delegates will meet, network and hear insights from senior government officials and international trade compliance professionals. Day one will explore US export policies and regulations, while day two will largely focus on the rest of world, with presentations and panel debates on EU regulations and BREXIT.

For details see: http://www.smi-online.co.uk/defence/europe/conference/defence-exports

UK & US Export Controls: A Basic Understanding: 25 September 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course aims to provide delegates with a basic understanding of UK Export Controls and the implications of non-compliance. It also reviews the US Export Controls, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which may be imposed on UK companies.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170074&group=

Business Culture Workshop: Germany: 26 September 2019 (Birmingham)

This morning-only event is intended to help attendees understand German business culture. Among other issues, it will cover: business communication and negotiation styles; challenges and solutions for doing business in individual markets; how to overcome common trade barriers / pitfalls; and e-commerce strategy. The event is only open to SMEs in the West Midlands.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200188511&

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 26 September 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168750&group=

How to Complete Customs Declarations: 26 September 2019 (Huddersfield)

Ahead of Brexit, this MY Export Hub course aims to give participants an understanding of the customs processes and requirements they will need to comply with.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3702-how-to-complete-customs-declarations

International Customer Service: 30 September 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course aims to prepare staff for all stages of dealing with customers from various cultures. In particular, it addresses the following questions: what are the attitudes to customer service across the globe?; what steps of the customer journey are most important in China, India, Middle East, USA, etc?; how can you recognise true customer needs, by breaking the language barrier and reading body language?; and how do you manage difficult customers and deal with crises in various cultures?

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1236876&group=

October

INCOTERMS® 2020: 1 October 2019 (Edinburgh)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255122&group=

Introduction to Export Licensing Controls: 1 October 2019 (London)

This course from the Institute of Export looks at export controls on goods leaving the UK. It will cover exports of military and dual-use goods as well as software and technology. Different types of licences and the procedures for obtaining them will be explained, as will compliance with shipments to different export regions.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1232022&group=

Procurement & the Supply Chain: 1 October 2019 (London)

Presented by Morley Consulting, this course is intended to shine a light on the supply chain and explain how seemingly unconnected elements interact to produce cause and effect. Once those elements are understood, it is possible to avoid difficulties and delays and to achieve cost efficiency across the business disciplines involved.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/procurement---the-supply-chain.html

C-TPAT: 2 October 2019 (London)

The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary supply chain security programme led by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It focuses on improving the security of private companies' supply chains with respect to terrorism. This course from Morley Consulting will explain the US C-TPAT programme’s security aims and place in the international supply chain. It will also discuss the benefits offered to participants and the requirements of foreign C-TPAT validation.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/c-tpat.html

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 2 October 2019 (Bristol)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1256894&group=

Don’t do the D&G in China — Avoiding cultural pitfalls when selling to Chinese consumers: 2 October 2019 (London)

According to the China-Britain Business Council, the opportunities for British brands entering the Chinese market remain significant – but one false step and it can all come crashing down. Brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Victoria’s Secret have suffered due to perceived cultural insensitive in their marketing. Held in partnership with Chinese agency TONG, this seminar will discuss the significance of cultural sensitivity when marketing to a Chinese audience and discuss what it takes to build safeguarding and crisis management into a company’s China strategy.

For details see: http://www.cbbc.org/events/2019/july/avoiding-cultural-pitfalls-when-selling-to-chinese/

Introduction to Exporting: 2 October 2019 (London)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1256886&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 2 October 2019 (Manchester)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169776&group=

Introduction to Importing: 2 October 2019 (Edinburgh)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1245041&group=

Advanced Exporting: 3 October 2019 (Manchester)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168732&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 3 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170049&group=

Certificate of Customs Competency: 7–11 October 2019 (five days; London)

Under the new Union Customs Code (UCC) a company’s access to customs simplifications, priority treatment and reduced cost will be based on external risk assessment. Delegates who successfully complete this Morley Consulting course will be able to prove to employers that they have the essential knowledge and skills needed to work in this field without placing their organisations at risk. Companies having achieved or seeking to achieve AEO(C) or AEO(F) status will be able to demonstrate that their employees engaged in customs work have the level of knowledge expected by the Standard.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/certificate-of-customs-competency.html

Customs in Action — Practical Compliance: 7 October 2019 (London)

Described by Morley Consulting as “unique”, this course considers the practical impact of customs issues, processes and controls. It aims to clarify who is responsible, what those responsibilities consist of, how to spot and avoid pitfalls, and how to create benefit along the international supply chain. Delegates “will attain an understanding of the important role of customs work in supply chain facilitation, achieving competitive advantage and providing customer service.”

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/customs-in-actions---practical-compliance.html

Achieving Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Status: 8 October 2019 (London)

The aim of this UK Training course is to help companies understand AEO requirements and the benefits that can be gained from achieving AEO status. Participants will be guided through the application process and helped with both achieving and maintaining AEO status. The course will also highlight the pitfalls that companies typically experience and explain how to avoid delays and mistakes.

For details see: https://www.uktraining.com/training/achieving-authorised-economic-operator-aeo-status/110/classroom

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 8 October 2019 (Huddersfield)

Participants on this MY Export Hub course can expect to learn about: the role of HMRC, rules of origin and Intra EC trade; customs procedures and the UK trade tariff; and the different duties payable and how to calculate them.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3741-customs-procedures-and-documentation-bcc-accredited

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 8 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1256889&group=

Customs Tariff Classification: 8 October 2019 (London)

This course is designed both for those new to customs tariff classification and for those needing a greater understanding of the use and implications of classification globally. It will cover how and why an item should be classified for import, export or EU trade statistical purposes. It will also include information on how to classify items including those of mixed materials, unfinished and incomplete items and those sold in sets. The relationship between tariff classification and obtaining the benefit of Free Trade Agreements will also be explained.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/customs-tariff-classification.html

International Business Training: Letters of Credit for Exporters: 8 October 2019 (London)

This London Chamber of Commerce workshop for exporting companies is designed for everybody who regularly receives or handles Letters of Credit.

For details see: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/london/london-chamber-of-commerce-industry-lcci/international-business-training-letters-of-credit-for-exporters/2019-10-08/09:00/t-lapkma

Understanding Rules of Origin, Free Trade Agreements & Export Preference: 8 October 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will explain all aspects of the Rules of Origin and Trade agreements and how to understand and comply with them. Participants can expect to learn how they can be more competitive in export markets.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169748&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 9 October 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168751&group=

Customs Valuation: 9 October 2019 (London)

This Morley Consulting course is designed for those new to customs valuation and for those needing a greater understanding of the use and implications globally. It will cover the World Trade Organization (WTO) Rules of Valuation, looking at different items and differing circumstances. What items can and cannot be left out of a valuation build up for customs purposes will be highlighted, and sample calculations and valuation statements for trade statistics, import duty and VAT will be discussed. Delegates will gain the information required to allow them to understand how to arrive at a customs valuation and to understand the implications, benefits and issues of the value declared to customs.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/customs-valuation.html

Digital Trade Advice Clinic: 9 October 2019 (Leicester)

Intended to give businesses a clear idea of how to expand into new markets, this one-to-one clinic offers an hour of tailored advice. Participants will learn about any potential barriers and about the best strategies available for growing globally online. NB - only available to companies from the East Midlands region.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190347&

Import Practice and Procedures: 9 October 2019 (Birmingham)

This course from UK Training examines the essentials of importing and also considers more advanced issues, with the aim of helping participants understand the practicalities, costs and risks involved. It offers an insight into tariff codes, rules of origin, import documentation, supply chain costs and risks, customs duties, taxes and reliefs, and compliance with UK/EU legislation and HMRC requirements.

For details see: https://www.uktraining.com/training/import-procedures-and-controls/78/classroom

Introduction to Exporting: 9 October 2019 (Bristol)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1256870&group=

Origin & Preference - Gaining the Benefits: 10 October 2019 (London)

This Morley Consulting course covers a range of issues, including: ‘origin’ in international trade; how to determine the origin of a product; rules of origin; documentation (e.g. EUR1, ATR1, invoice statements); Certificates of Origin, their meaning and completion; legal requirements and issues; the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP); Free Trade Agreements (FTAs); and anti-dumping duty.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/origin---preference---gaining-the-benefits.html

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 10 October 2019 (London)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1247747&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 10 October 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170056&group=

Specialist Customs Procedures: 11 October 2019 (London)

Many procedures exist to legally avoid payment of import duty and VAT or to delay payment. Offered by Morley Consulting, this practical course focuses on paying the “right” amount of import duty by managing the import process and choosing the correct customs procedure to fit the circumstances.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/aeo--s----safety---security.html

Introduction to Exporting: 14 October 2019 (Sheffield)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257728&group=

Agents & Distributors: 15 October 2019 (Huddersfield)

This afternoon course from MY Export Hub aims to give participants an understanding of the differences between agents and distributors, issues to consider when appointing them, and what the legal implications of appointing agents and distributors are.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3658-agents-distributors-bcc-accredited-bcc-accredited

Business Culture Workshop: China: 15 October 2019 (Birmingham)

This morning-only event is intended to provide delegates with an awareness of China and Chinese business culture and give them an insight into how misunderstandings can arise (and be overcome) during business interactions with Chinese people. This event is funded by the West Midlands Chambers of Commerce and participants must be from an SME registered within the West Midlands.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200188517&

Export Market Research Clinic: 15 October 2019 (Leicester)

An Export Marketing Research Specialist for the East Midlands will be holding individual 90-minute clinics to help companies: identify the most appropriate export markets to investigate; access relevant software and data; obtain assistance with setting research objectives; and get tailored advice on conducting research overseas. Sessions are only available to companies from the East Midlands region.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200190357&

Introduction to Exporting: 15 October 2019 (Edinburgh)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257726&group=

Introduction to Importing: 15 October 2019 (Birmingham)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169812&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 15 October 2019 (Bristol)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255111&group=

Trade Commodity Codes: 15 October 2019 (Huddersfield)

Presented by MY Export Hub, this morning-only workshop will consider the make-up of Trade Commodity Codes, how to find them, and what happens if a Code is wrong.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/3660-trade-commodity-codes

Advanced Importing: 16 October 2019 (Birmingham)

Successful importing requires an understanding of customs rules and procedures as well as the duty and excise relief available. This in-depth, advanced course from the Institute of Export addresses issues such as compliance with customs duty relief schemes, customs compliance and payment methods. It is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Importing” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170088&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 16 October 2019 (Sheffield)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257737&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 16 October 2019 (Birmingham)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257723&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 16 October 2019 (Cardiff)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255117&group=

YOU CAN: Do Business in Germany — Focus on North Rhine Westphalia: 16 October 2019 (Cambridge)

Presented by the Department for International Trade, this free morning workshop will highlight the business opportunities that the North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) region of Germany can offer UK companies. Aimed at both potential and existing exporters, the event will include an opportunity for individual meetings with the speakers.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200191562&

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 17 October 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168742&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 17 October 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170060&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 17 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255098&group=

Post Brexit Planning Workshop: 18 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export workshop will look at the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on existing exports and imports, both immediately and longer term. The course covers a number of issues, including: managing existing business; communicating with existing EU clients / suppliers / partners and planning for the future (impact on EU business and non-EU business); looking beyond the EU (market research); managing future risks (foreign exchange, credit risk insurance); and the impact of Brexit on the supply chain (agreements with suppliers; customs procedures, tariffs, duty preferences; transport and distribution).

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1256891&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 21 October 2019 (Belfast)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257380&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 21 October 2019 (Newcastle)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255745&group=

AEO (S) — Safety & Security: 22 October 2019 (London)

This course will guide delegates through the practical application of the requirements for obtaining Authorised Economic Operator Security and Safety (AEO(S)) certification. Presented by Morley Consulting, it offers a practical approach, with an emphasis on achieving the AEO(S) criteria in ways which suit individual businesses. It should be suitable for anyone wishing to obtain an understanding of how to practically achieve the AEO(S) requirements and scope within their organisation.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/aeo--s----safety---security.html

Import Duty Management: 23 October 2019 (London)

This course from Morley Consulting is designed for those who wish to understand the processes and options available to businesses to manage the amount of import duty and VAT to be paid. It covers the significant changes that entered into force from May 2016.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/import-duty-management.html

Letters of Credit: 23 October 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course puts payment options, including Letters of Credit, into context. It explains the roles of the parties, clarifies the procedures, and recommends practical ways in which exporters can establish best practice in order to ensure payment every time.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170064&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 23 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168758&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 23 October 2019 (Gateshead)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257731&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 23 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255101&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 24 October 2019 (Gateshead)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257740&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 24 October 2019 (Birmingham)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257747&group=

Customs Classification and Tariff Codes: 24 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export workshop is designed both for people new to exporting and for those with experience who want to keep up with developments. The course considers the commercial implications of the correct use of the tariff/commodity code and why it is important to have a good understanding of them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168810&group=

Trading Across Post Brexit Borders: 25 October 2019 (London)

Brexit will change the processes and procedures for import, export and shipments to and from the EU. This Morley Consulting course aims to guide participants through those changes and the opportunities they offer. It should be of particular interest to exporters who have only traded within the EU and for those used to intra-EU shipments of goods and who wish to understand the difference between intra-EU goods movements and rest of the world exports and imports.

For details see: https://www.morley-consulting.co.uk/trading-across-post-brexit-borders.html

Step by Step guidance on completing Customs Declarations: 29 October 2019 (Gateshead)

If you need to know how to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently, whether for import or export of goods, then this Institute of Export course could fit the bill. Said to be suitable for both those new to international business and those with experience, the course will help attendees understand how to compile a basic import / export entry and learn where to seek additional information. The event will also highlight common mistakes made by newcomers to customs declarations.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257532&group=

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 29 October 2019 (Edinburgh)

This Institute of Export course will look at the information required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported. It will also consider the differences between EU and non-EU trade.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1257381&group=

Introduction to Exporting: 29 October 2019 (London)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168869&group=

Introduction to Importing: 29 October 2019 (London)

Organised by the Institute of Export, this seminar will offer practical guidance to prospective and existing importers by considering the basic procedures, terminology and documentation involved in importing. It will give an overview of the entire importing process including supplier selection, evaluation of risks, supply chain, terms of delivery, methods of payment, selection of clearing agent, duty and excise and the role of UK customs. Potential pitfalls will be highlighted and advice given on how to avoid them.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1169782&group=

Advanced Exporting: 30 October 2019 (London)

The objective of this Institute of Export course is to examine the many aspects of international documentation, how it should be completed, and when and where it should be presented. It will examine ways to prepare the relevant paperwork and provide delegates with the knowledge required to operate an effective and compliant export documentation process. The course is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Exporting” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1168729&group=

Advanced Importing: 30 October 2019 (London)

Successful importing requires an understanding of customs rules and procedures as well as the duty and excise relief available. This in-depth, advanced course from the Institute of Export addresses issues such as compliance with customs duty relief schemes, customs compliance and payment methods. It is described as being most suited to people who have completed the “Introduction to Importing” course and to experienced business people who want to keep up with developments.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170084&group=

INCOTERMS® 2020: 30 October 2019 (Manchester)

This Institute of Export course will give an overview of the 2020 version of Incoterms and how it differs from the 2010 version.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1255139&group=

Russia Without Tears — a workshop for British exporters: 30 October 2019 (London)

This Institute of Export seminar will consider both the risks and opportunities of doing business in Russia. From market entry to setting up with a joint venture partner, it will explore the many ways of making a success of exporting to one of the largest and most complex countries in the world. The seminar will have a practical focus, dealing with hiring and managing distributors, setting up a representative office and hiring staff, doing business with government, managing logistics, customs and other challenges.

For details see: https://www.export.org.uk/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1170115&group=

Trade missions

September

Food and Beverage Company Mission to Vietnam: 9-14 September 2019 (Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi, Vietnam)

Organised by the Enterprise Europe Network and the EU-Vietnam Business Network, this mission to Vietnam will include a B2B tailored programme, meetings with distributors, buyers and partners in Vietnam, and meetings with European companies already established there.

The deadline for applications to join this mission is 26 August.

For details see: https://www.londonchamber.co.uk/LCCI/media/media/Vietnam-Trade-Mission_1.pdf

Midlands Engine BioHealth Market Visit to Boston and Maryland: September 2019 (Boston & Maryland, USA)

The Midlands Engine will be taking a trade delegation to the MedTech Conference in Boston during September, where delegates will have the opportunity to meet representatives of medical device, diagnostic and digital health companies. The mission will then move to Maryland to explore the BioHealth network of researchers, entrepreneurs and organisations in the region. The deadline for registering interest in the mission is 12 July.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200187271&

Midlands Engine Market Visit to TRAKO: 24–27 September 2019 (Gdansk, Poland)

Companies are invited to register interest in this mission to TRAKO, the largest rail industry event in Poland. Organised by the Department for International Trade, the visit will provide delegates with support from an International Trade Adviser before and during the event, as well as giving them time on the British Pavilion and use of the Midlands Engine exhibition stand. The deadline for applications to join the mission is 10 July.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200191004&

October

Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to India: 5-11 October 2019 (TBC)

India is the sixth largest economy in the world, with a GDP of $2.6 trillion in 2017 and GDP growth for 2019 projected to be almost 7.5%. Companies based in the Northern Powerhouse region are invited to register interest in this proposed mission, which should be of interest to companies in advanced manufacturing / engineering, energy, digital technology and supporting financial & professional services.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200191528&

GITEX [technology]: 6–10 October 2019 (Dubai, UAE)

The Department for International Trade is taking a trade mission to GITEX Technology Week. Hosting 24 technology shows in one, GITEX is described as “a celebration of technology possibilities for anyone who believes in the power of innovation to shape future business and society”. Companies exhibit at GITEX as part of the UK Pavilion will be able to participate in activities organised by regional DIT representatives, including breakfast and networking sessions and individual meetings with regional DIT Advisors.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200191305&

Northern Powerhouse Offshore Energy Trade Mission to the Netherlands: 7-10 October 2019 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The Department for International Trade invites businesses from across the Northern Powerhouse region to express their interest in joining a trade mission to the Netherlands and the Offshore Energy Exhibition in Amsterdam. Delegates will receive support both before and after the mission from DIT and the Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200189154&

Trade shows

September

eCommerce expo: 25-26 September 2019 (London)

It is anticipated that 15,000 delegates will attend this year’s eCommerce Expo, which is described as “the must-attend event for everyone involved in B2B or B2C ecommerce.” The event is co-located with Technology for Marketing and also ad:tech – with entry to all three being free. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet leading suppliers and other players in the ecommerce and marketing technology (martech) sector.

For details see: https://www.ecommerceexpo.co.uk

October

Brand Licensing Europe: 1-3 October 2019 (London)

This event brings together over 7800 retailers and manufacturers with some 260 leading brand owners and agents across the entertainment, art, sports, corporate brands, gaming, heritage and associated sectors.

For details see: https://www.brandlicensing.eu/

POWERMAX: 2–4 October 2019 (Surabaya, Indonesia)

This is Indonesia’s largest event devoted to the energy industry and brings together international and local companies for discussions, technology transfer and networking.

For details see: http://www.ukabc.org.uk/event/powermax-2019-indonesias-largest-power-electrical-and-energy-expo/

Smart Agri: 2–4 October 2019 (Surabaya, Indonesia)

This event will see international and local businesses gather for Indonesia’s largest agriculture technology event. Participants will have opportunities to see new equipment and technologies, and also to network.

For details see: http://www.ukabc.org.uk/event/smart-agri-2019-indonesias-largest-agriculture-technology-event/

Last reviewed 26 July 2019