Last reviewed 29 November 2021

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

Coronavirus/Covid-19

When this list was compiled at the end of November, all the events included were scheduled to go ahead either online or face-to-face.

However, given the public health situation, anyone considering attending a face-to-face event is advised to check with the organiser that it is still scheduled to go ahead before booking a place and/or making travel arrangements.

Seminars and Workshops

December

China Business Clinics: 1 December 2021 (online)

Intended both for those new to China and for experienced exporters, these free 30-minute digital business clinics from China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) will give participants the opportunity to discuss their plans with an experienced China market adviser. Topics covered in the clinics will include key business issues such as market access, regulation, IP protection, setting up and finding Chinese business partners.

Slots must be pre-booked.

For details see: www.cbbc.org/events/china-business-clinics-5.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Customs Procedures & Documentation: 1 December 2021 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. It will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as goods wholly produced in the UK, use of documentation including the EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities and the impact of Incoterms®. It also provides an introduction to customs entries, classification of goods, valuation of goods on import duties, taxes and the Union Customs Code (UCC).

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-customs-procedures-and-documentation-3445.

Import Procedures: 1 December 2021 (online)

This morning course from the Greater Manchester Chamber will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of them. The course is suitable for companies new to importing and for established exporters needing to update their current procedures.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/import-procedures-december-2021/.

Doing Business in Chile: 2 December 2021 (online)

This Department for International Trade (DIT) webinar aims to help UK businesses understand the major market opportunities in Chile, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Running from 15:00–16:30, the event will give an overview of the current Chilean market, discuss cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Chilean people and companies. Market experts will share insights, tips and strategies to successfully expand products or services into Chile.

Participating businesses must be SMEs based in London or the South East of England and be registered in the UK.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/website/5629/.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Export Documentation: 2 December 2021 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber covers the principles and current industry practices required to ensure that participants will be able to process documents properly.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-export-documentation-3427.

Letters of Credit and Methods of Payment: 2 December 2021 (Liverpool)

This Liverpool Chamber of Commerce explains the letters of credit process in detail using examples and practical exercises. It will also cover other methods of payment used in international transactions.

For details see: www.liverpoolchamber.org.uk/events/letters-of-credit-and-methods-of-payment/.

UK Certificate of Origin Step-by-Step: 2 December 2021 (online)

Presented by Greater Manchester Chamber, this morning-only course will examine the UK Certificate of Origin, highlighting common completion errors and clarifying the correct information to be entered.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/uk-certificate-of-origin-step-by-step-workshop-december/.

Understanding Incoterms® 2020: 2 December 2021 (online)

Presented by Suffolk Chamber, this course will discuss all aspects of Incoterms®, including: what the Incoterms® rules are; how they affect businesses; and what businesses need to know about them. The course aims to give a clear understanding of how Incoterms® map out the tasks, costs and risks involved in the delivery of goods from sellers to buyers and will offer a practical guide to correctly applying Incoterms® rules to global sales and purchasing activities.

For details see: www.suffolkchamber.co.uk/events-networking/suffolk-chamber-events/incoterms%C2%AE-2020---training-course---bcc-accredited.

Import & Export Practice and Procedures: 6–7 December 2021 (online)

This course from UK Training will examine the complex customs requirements which need to be followed when importing and exporting from and to the European Union (EU) and other countries. It will cover both basic and more advanced issues and offer practical tips to help avoid problems and delays. Topics to be covered include: customs declarations, key documents, invoices, commodity codes, rules of origin, customs duties, taxes, reliefs, Incoterms® and supply chain risk.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/import-export-practice-and-procedures/136/classroom.

Risk and Rewards in International Trade: 7 December 2021 (online)

Organised by Greater Birmingham Chambers, this morning course aims to help businesses understand and assess the different areas of risk associated with international trade. Topics covered include: country and political risk; commercial risk; logistics risk; and foreign exchange risk.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/risk-and-rewards-in-international-trade-3/details.

Developing and Delivering an International Sales Pitch: 8 December 2021 (online)

This brief (10.00–11.00) session from the Welsh Government and Winning Pitch will look at how Welsh exporters can develop and deliver an effective international sales pitch. The webinar is open to all Welsh businesses with international growth ambitions but is not for intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

For details see: https://wales.business-events.org.uk/en/events/developing-and-delivering-a-international-sales-pitch/.

Doing Business in Mexico: 8 December 2021 (online)

This Department for International Trade (DIT) webinar aims to help UK businesses understand the major market opportunities in Mexico, the benefits of expanding to this market and how to overcome barriers when doing business overseas. Running from 15:00–16:30, the event will give an overview of the current Mexican market, discuss cultural differences and considerations when doing business with Mexican people and companies. Market experts will share insights, tips and strategies to successfully expand products or services into Mexico.

Participating businesses must be SMEs based in London or the South East of England and be registered in the UK.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/website/5623/.

Documentary Letters of Credit & Methods of Payment: 8 December 2021 (online)

This course from MY Export Hub will provide an overview of all methods of payment when trading internationally, highlighting the risks and benefits involved. It will also guide participants through the rules of managing a letter of credit and how to make sure that documents are compliant and payment is successful.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/4745-documentary-letters-of-credit-methods-of-payment-bcc-accredited.

The EU-UK Trade Deal & Rules of Origin: 8 December 2021 (online)

This morning course from UK Training will guide participants through how the EU-UK trade deal (TCA) impacts trade conducted between the two parties. The TCA is not simply a free trade deal; to benefit from zero tariffs, businesses must prove that goods are of UK or EU origin. The course will explain the rules of origin and the situations where they can and cannot be applied and give an overview of customs procedures that apply to UK-EU trade.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/the-eu-uk-trade-deal-for-importers-and-exporters/139/online.

Export & Import Procedures, Get It Right: 8 December 2021 (Liverpool)

Designed for both those new to exporting and those with experience who want to update themselves on documentation and procedures, this Liverpool Chamber course covers the basic aspects of exporting and importing worldwide. Live online examples will explain the documentation and show participants how to complete it themselves.

For details see: www.liverpoolchamber.org.uk/events/bcc-accredited-export-import-procedures-get-it-right-2/.

Documentary Letters of Credit & Methods of Payment: 14 December 2021 (online)

This morning-only course from Greater Birmingham Chambers will provide an overview of all methods of payment when trading internationally, including the risks and benefits involved. Participants will be shown how to manage a letter of credit and to make sure that documents are compliant, so that payment is successful.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/documentary-letters-of-credit-methods-of-payment-3/details.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Understanding Exporting: 14 December 2021 (online)

Those joining this morning course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce will receive an introduction to exporting, including sales and purchase orders, Incoterms®, packaging, commodity codes and general compliance issues.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-understanding-exporting-3417.

Understanding Exporting and Export Documentation: 14 December 2021 (online)

Presented by My Export Hub, this course is said to be suitable both for those new to exporting and for those who are working in an export environment but without any formal training. Participants will gain an understanding of export documentation requirements and of shipping, using freight forwarders and couriers. They will also be able to review and discuss the full export process, from enquiry to dispatch.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/4843-understanding-exporting-and-export-documentation-bcc-accredited.

China Business Clinics: 15 December 2021 (online)

Intended both for those new to China and for experienced exporters, these free 30-minute digital business clinics from China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) will give participants the opportunity to discuss their plans with an experienced China market adviser. Topics covered in the clinics will include key business issues such as market access, regulation, IP protection and setting up and finding Chinese business partners.

Slots must be pre-booked.

For details see: www.cbbc.org/events/china-business-clinics-6.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Methods of Payment: 15 December 2021 (online)

This introductory-level, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber covers the five main types of payment for international trade, including the documents required, security and changes from January 2021.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-methods-of-payment-3432.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Import Procedures: 16 December 2021 (online)

This introductory, morning course from Sussex Chamber is aimed at those involved in the import of goods. It will cover import documentation and procedures, commercial considerations, purchase orders, calculating VAT and duty, and how to reduce import customs clearance delays.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-import-procedures-3441.

January

Foundation Award in International Trade — Incoterms®: 11 January 2022 (online)

Presented by Sussex Chamber of Commerce, this morning-only course provides an introduction to Incoterms® and their importance in international trade. The impact of Incoterms® on costs and profitability will be discussed, and the definition of each Incoterm® will be covered.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-incoterms-3740.

Incoterms Update 2020: 11 January 2022 (online)

This morning-only course from Glasgow Chamber of Commerce provides an overview of the changes that have taken place between the 2010 and 2020 Incoterms®. It also provides a guide to the obligations of both seller and buyer, including where risk passes from the former to the latter during the transaction.

For details see: https://portal.glasgowchamberofcommerce.com/eventdetail.html?eidQS=12A834B9-BD3F-4371-8C6D-2878EE45713A.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Customs Procedures & Documentation: 12 January 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. It will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as goods wholly produced in the UK, use of documentation including the EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities and the impact of Incoterms®. It also provides an introduction to customs entries, classification of goods, valuation of goods on import duties, taxes and the Union Customs Code (UCC).

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-customs-procedures-and-documentation-3748.

A Beginners Practical Guide to Exporting: 13 January 2022 (online)

Greater Birmingham Chambers say that this course is suitable for anyone who is new and needs an overview of the export process. Topics covered include: the export process, getting a shipment quotation, export documentation, packing lists and labels and obtaining proof of export/delivery. Participants will also learn how to correctly create a commercial invoice.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/a-beginners-practical-guide-to-exporting-non-bcc-220113/details.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Export Documentation: 13 January 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber covers the principles and current industry practices required to ensure that participants will be able to process documents properly.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-export-documentation-3756.

Customs Procedures and International Documentation: 19 January 2022 (online)

This MY Export Hub course is said to be suitable both for those currently working in an export environment and wanting to expand their knowledge of export/customs procedures and compliance requirements, and for those wanting a refresher. The course covers: organisations involved in international trade; export rules; Intrastat; international documentation; proof of export; Rules of Origin; and Customs compliance including the role of HMRC.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/4844-customs-procedures-and-international-documentation-bcc-accredited.

Tips on International Marketing: 19 January 2022 (online)

This short (10.00–11.00) webinar from the Welsh Government and Winning Pitch will offer tips on international marketing for Welsh exporters. Topics covered will include knowing your market, digital marketing, e-commerce and learning from your competitors. This event is open to all Welsh businesses with international growth ambitions, but not to intermediaries or suppliers of international trade services.

For details see: https://wales.business-events.org.uk/en/events/tips-on-international-marketing/.

Introduction to Exporting: 20 January 2022 (online)

Presented by the Greater Manchester Chamber (GMCC), this morning-only course aims to explain what an export is and to look at how products are processed and sent overseas. It is designed both for people new to exporting and for those with experience who need to keep up with recent developments.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/introduction-to-exporting-january-2022/.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Understanding Exporting: 25 January 2022 (online)

Those joining this morning course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce will receive an introduction to exporting, including sales and purchase orders, Incoterms®, packaging, commodity codes and general compliance issues.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-understanding-exporting-3737.

How to Complete Customs Declarations: 25 January 2022 (online)

This course from Greater Manchester Chamber will give participants a basic working knowledge of how to complete the information needed for simple import and export customs declarations entries.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/how-to-complete-customs-declarations-january-2022/.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Methods of Payment: 26 January 2022 (online)

This introductory-level, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber covers the five main types of payment for international trade, including the documents required, security, and changes from January 2021.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-methods-of-payment-3763.

Incoterms® 2020: 26 January 2022 (online)

This morning course from MY Export Hub will provide an overview of changes between the 2010 and 2020 editions of Incoterms®. It will also provide a guide to the obligations and costs borne by both buyer and seller, including when risk passes from one to the other.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/4845-incoterms-2020-bcc-accredited.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Import Procedures: 27 January 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning course from Sussex Chamber is aimed at those involved in the import of goods. It will cover import documentation and procedures, commercial considerations, purchase orders, calculating VAT and duty and how to reduce import customs clearance delays.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-import-procedures-3744.

Import & Export Practice and Procedures: 27 January 2022 (London)

This course from UK Training will examine the complex customs requirements which need to be followed when importing and exporting from and to the European Union (EU) and other countries. It will cover both basic and more advanced issues and offer practical tips to help avoid problems and delays. Topics to be covered include: customs declarations, key documents, invoices, commodity codes, rules of origin, customs duties, taxes, reliefs, Incoterms® and supply chain risk.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/import-export-practice-and-procedures/136/classroom.

The Points-based Immigration System: 27 January 2022 (online)

This Greater Manchester Chamber Bitesize Session (10.00–11.00) will provide a basic overview of the UK’s points-based immigration system, under which migrants from EU countries now need to meet the same criteria as those from outside the EU in order to obtain a visa. UK businesses wanting to recruit EU nationals (who do not have settled or pre-settled status under the UK’s EU Settlement Scheme) now need to have a Skilled Worker sponsor licence in order to sponsor migrant worker visa applications.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/gmcc-bitesize-session-the-points-based-immigration-system/.

Understanding Tariff Codes: 27 January 2022 (online)

Presented by Greater Manchester Chamber, this morning-only training course covers key elements of the Tariff/Commodity Code, highlighting the commercial implications of correct use of the Code.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/understanding-tariff-codes-january-2022/.

February

A Beginner’s Practical Guide to Exporting: 2 February 2022 (online)

Presented by MY Export Hub, this course aims to help participants understand basic export processes and documentation requirements now that the UK has left the EU. It includes a practical session looking at the creation of a commercial invoice and understanding where the various elements of that invoice come from.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5040-a-beginners-practical-guide-to-exporting-non-bcc.

Export Documentation: 2 February 2022 (online)

Presented by the Greater Manchester Chamber (GMCC), this course looks at export documents, why they are used, what is required and the benefits they offer. It is suitable for all levels of exporters, as the information can be used both operationally and commercially, says the GMCC.

For details see: www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/export-documentation-february-2022/.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Documentary Letters of Credit: 8 February 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade, including Sight Documentary Collection, Documentary Letters of Credit and Bills of Exchange. The course is suitable for staff needing a clear understanding of the procedures required to ensure payments for goods sold on documentary credit terms. Knowledge and understanding are reinforced through the use of exercises, tips on getting the credit wanted and working examples of documentary credits.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-documentary-letters-of-credit-3766.

Import Procedures Including Inward Processing and Outward Processing: 8 February 2022 (online)

This MY Export Hub course is said to be suitable both for those currently working in an import environment without formal training and for those wanting a refresher.

The import procedures session covers: definition of an import and the process flow; areas to consider when making an enquiry; the purchase order; movement of goods; and import clearance, documentation, declarations and import duties.

Topics covered on the inward processing (IP) and outward processing (OP) session include: the impact of the Union Customs Code; the advantages of claiming IP and OP and the documentation required; and the impact of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status on holders of Special Procedures authorisations.

For details see: www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/4846-import-procedures-including-inward-processing-and-outward-processing-bcc-accredited.

Brexit: EU Imports & Exports in 2021: 9 February 2022 (online)

Following Brexit, organisations involved in EU imports and exports must now comply with more challenging customs procedures and different VAT rules. This afternoon-only webinar from UK Training will introduce the key changes and detail the various options available to businesses. The new processes, procedures and regulations will be explained in a simple and easy to follow manner.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/brexit-eu-imports-exports-in-2021/130/online.

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 9 February 2022 (online)

This course from Greater Birmingham Chambers would be an ideal follow-up for those who have previously attended the Understanding Export & Export Documentation. It is also suitable for those working in an export environment wishing to improve their knowledge of Customs compliance procedures, and — following post-Brexit changes — also offers an update on Customs documentation.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/customs-procedures-and-documentation-220209/details.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Agents & Distributors: 9 February 2022 (online)

Designed for sales teams, administrators and managers planning international growth through overseas agents and distributors, this morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce considers the differences between the two, the advantages and disadvantages of each, what to consider when appointing them and legal implications.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-agents-and-distributors-3769.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Preference Rules of Origin: 10 February 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce is aimed at those involved in the administration of international trade who need to understand rules of origin, product classification and item valuation.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-preference-rules-of-origin-3760.

Agents & Distributors: 16 February 2022 (online)

This afternoon course from Greater Birmingham Chambers covers the differences between agents and distributors, issues to be considered when appointing an agent or distributor, and the legal implications of doing so.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/agents-distributors-bcc-accredited-220216/details.

Understanding Commodity Codes: 16 February 2022 (online)

Offered by Greater Birmingham Chambers, this morning-only course is said to be suitable for those working in an export or import environment wishing to learn exactly what commodity codes are, what they mean and how to determine the correct code to use.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/understanding-commodity-codes-bcc-accredited-220216/details.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Inward & Outward Processing: 22 February 2022 (online)

If you transport goods into and out of the UK for maintenance or other processing, then this morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce is for you! It will explain HMRC regimes that enable cost savings and will help participants understand the advantages of claiming Inward Processing Relief and Outward Processing Relief (IPR and OPR), how commodity codes help, the documentation required, and whether Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status might be helpful.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-inward-and-outward-processing-3772.

Import & Export Practice and Procedures: 22–23 February 2022 (online)

This morning course from UK Training will examine the complex customs requirements which need to be followed when importing and exporting from and to the European Union (EU) and other countries. It will cover both basic and more advanced issues and offer practical tips to help avoid problems and delays. Topics to be covered include: customs declarations, key documents, invoices, commodity codes, rules of origin, customs duties, taxes, reliefs, Incoterms® and supply chain risk.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/import-export-practice-and-procedures/136/classroom.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Incoterms®: 23 February 2022 (online)

Presented by Sussex Chamber of Commerce, this morning-only course provides an introduction to Incoterms® and their importance in international trade. The impact of Incoterms® on costs and profitability will be discussed, and the definition of each Incoterm® will be covered.

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-incoterms-3741.

UK VAT and International Trade: 23 February 2022 (London)

Applying the international VAT rules is not straightforward and mistakes can lead to costly delays. This course from UK Training explains how a UK organisation should apply the rules and account for VAT on cross-border supplies of goods and services and will illustrate how Brexit has affected these rules in 2021. For goods, the course covers zero-rating exports and evidence requirements, import VAT, how to apply postponed VAT accounting and the Import One Stop Shop. For services, it covers how to determine the place of supply, the general rules, how and when to apply the reverse charge and exceptions to the general rules.

For details see: www.uktraining.com/training/the-essential-guide-to-uk-vat-and-international-trade/46/classroom.

Foundation Award in International Trade — Customs Procedures & Documentation: 24 February 2022 (online)

This introductory, morning-only course from Sussex Chamber of Commerce is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. It will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as goods wholly produced in the UK, use of documentation including the EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities and the impact of Incoterms®. It also provides an introduction to customs entries, classification of goods, valuation of goods on import duties, taxes and the Union Customs Code (UCC).

For details see: www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-customs-procedures-and-documentation-3749.

Incoterms® 2020: 24 February 2022 (online)

Presented by Greater Birmingham Chambers, this morning-only course will provide an overview of changes between the 2010 and 2020 Incoterms®. It will also discuss the obligations and costs borne by the buyer and seller during a sale and help participants to correctly classify shipments.

For details see: www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/incoterms-2020-bcc-accredited-220224/details.

Trade missions

February

Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to Ireland — Opportunities for New Exporters: 8–10 February 2022 (Dublin, Ireland)

Organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT), this mission will include: a reception with the British Embassy Dublin and the Department for International Trade Ireland; a presentation on how to export to Ireland; opportunities/potential for UK businesses to grow in the Irish market; and information on individual support available from OCO Global Ireland.

Participation is limited to SMEs based in the UK Northern Powerhouse region, which have either never exported or have very minimal export experience.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200233404&.

Tech Trade Mission to India: 14–18 February 2022 (Bangalore & Mumbai, India)

The Department for International Trade (DIT) will be taking a trade mission to Bangalore and Mumbai, including visiting the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) Technology and Leadership Forum.

Companies wishing to be considered for a place on this mission should register by 20 December.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/website/6324/.

Trade shows

January

Bett UK [education technology]: 19–21 January 2022 (London)

The overarching theme of this education technology event is Create the Future, within which six specific issues will be addressed: Leadership, Futures, Inclusion, Wellbeing, Skills and Innovation. Visitors will be offered inspiring content, networking opportunities and access to innovative product demonstrations.

For details see: www.bettshow.com/.

Bett UK [education technology]: 19–21 January 2022 (London)

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is offering support to UK businesses wishing to participate in this education technology event, including arranging individual meetings with prospective partners/customers and a place on the DIT stand.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/website/6147/.

Registration of Interest: Midlands Engine Market Visit to Arab Health: 24–27 January 2022 (online/Dubai, UAE)

Midlands-based companies participating in Arab Health — one of the world’s largest medical technology and life sciences exhibitions — will receive support from Midlands Engine and Department for International Trade staff. Those wishing to attend are invited to register their interest with Midlands Engine.

For details see: www.events.great.gov.uk/ehome/index.php?eventid=200228464&.