Last reviewed 24 June 2022

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

Covid-19

When this list was compiled at the end of June 2022, 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.

Conferences, Meetings and Networking

Seminars and Workshops

July

UK VAT and International Trade: 1 July 2022 (online)

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

Letters of Credit and Methods of Payment: 4 July 2022 (online)

This course from North East England Chamber will help participants: understand the Letter of Credit procedure and identify the relevant parties; comply with the requirements of a Letter of Credit and methods of payments; identify different methods of payment in international trade; and identify and understand payment documentation.

For details see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chamber-global-training-course-letters-of-credit-and-methods-of-payment-tickets-298702245457?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Documentary Letters of Credit: 5 July 2022 (online)

This morning-only course from Greater Manchester Chamber covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade and is said to be suitable for all staff who need to have a clear understanding of the procedures required to ensure payments for goods sold on documentary credit terms. Knowledge and understanding will be reinforced through the use of exercises, tips on getting the credit required and working examples of documentary credits.

For details see: https://www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/documentary-letters-of-credit-july-2022/

Foundation Award in International Trade — Documentary Letters of Credit: 5 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-documentary-letters-of-credit-3958

Incoterms: 5 July 2022 (Manchester)

This morning-only course from the Greater Manchester Chamber (GMCC) will provide an update on the changes introduced by the 2020 edition of Incoterms®. Following a look at what Incoterms are and why buyers and sellers should use them, the course will discuss risks and responsibilities, obligations, and the commercial implications of using Incoterms.

For details see: https://www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/incoterms-july-2022/

Agents and distributors: 6 July 2022 (online)

This afternoon course from North East England Chamber will examine the differences between agents and distributors, and when best to use or appoint them in international trade. The session will also cover how to find and appoint agents overseas, plus legal issues, and the advantages and disadvantages of appointing agents and distributors.

For details see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chamber-global-training-course-agents-and-distributors-tickets-211753158397?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Customs Declarations: 6 July 2022 (online)

This morning seminar from Chamber International will update participants on the UK’s Customs Declaration Service (CDS) which is replacing the existing Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system. From 30 September 2022 all import declarations will be declared on CDS and from 31 March 2023 all export declarations will be declared on CDS.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/customs-declarations-online-seminar-jul-2022/

Foundation Award in International Trade — Agents & Distributors: 6 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-agents-and-distributors-3961

Incoterms® 2020: 6 July 2022 (online)

This Suffolk Chamber course will explain what the Incoterms® rules are, how they affect businesses and what participants need to know about Incoterms. It aims to provide delegates with a clear understanding of the tasks, costs and risks involved in the delivery of goods from sellers to buyers and to offer a practical guide to correctly applying Incoterms rules to global sales and purchasing activities.

For details see: https://www.suffolkchamber.co.uk/events-networking/suffolk-chamber-events/incoterms%C2%AE-2020---training-course---bcc-accredited-20220706

A Beginners Practical Guide to Exporting: 7 July 2022 (online)

Greater Birmingham Chambers say that this course is suitable for anyone who is new 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: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/a-beginners-practical-guide-to-exporting-non-bcc/details

Foundation Award in International Trade — Preference Rules of Origin: 7 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-preference-rules-of-origin-3953

Postponed VAT Accounting (PVA) — Getting it Right: 7 July 2022 (online)

Postponed VAT Accounting (PVA) for imports was introduced on 1 January 2021 to provide cash flow assistance to VAT registered importers. This short morning course from UK Training will provide practical advice and guidance on the PVA rules and help participants avoid the common issues businesses are facing. Topics covered include liaising with customs agents, declaration requirements, accessing and downloading the PVA statement, and completing the VAT return.

For details see: http://www.uktraining.com/training/postponed-vat-accounting-pva-getting-it-right/142/online

Introduction to Authorised Economic Operator: 12 July 2022 (online)

Businesses trading with Europe are now becoming familiar with the need to Customs clear their goods when they are buying and/or selling into or out of the EU. This Greater Birmingham Chambers course aims to help businesses understand why there might be a benefit in achieving Authorised Economic Status (AEO).

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/introduction-to-authorised-economic-operator-3/dehttps://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/introduction-to-authorised-economic-operator-3/details.

Trading after Brexit —18 months on: 13 July 2022 (online)

This half-day course from Greater Birmingham Chambers will help attendees understand post-Brexit changes and the implications of not following procedures correctly. Topics covered will include: Customs declarations, Rules of Origin, duty and VAT, Incoterms, and Postponed VAT Accounting (PVA).

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/trading-after-brexit-130722/details

Export Documentation: 14 July 2022 (Manchester)

This Greater Manchester Chamber course looks at export documents, why they are used, their content and the benefits they offer. Participants can expect to learn which documents are necessary for an international shipment, to understand the key pieces of information required for each document, and to appreciate the importance of preferential trade agreements.

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

Incoterms® 2020: 14 July 2022 (online)

The morning course from My Export Hub is suitable for those working in an export environment or who are new to exporting. Delegates will learn the most appropriate Incoterm to use for their international transactions.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5046-incoterms-2020-bcc-accredited

Foundation Award in International Trade — Inward & Outward Processing: 19 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-inward-and-outward-processing-3964

Trading with Ireland & Northern Ireland: 19 July 2022 (online)

This afternoon webinar from Greater Birmingham Chambers will cover post-Brexit trading arrangements between Northern Ireland and Great Britain (GB), between Northern Ireland and the European Union, and between GB and Northern Ireland where the goods travel via Ireland. The role of the Trader Support Service in supporting businesses trading with Northern Ireland will be explained.

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/trading-with-ireland-northern-ireland/details

Foundation Award in International Trade — Incoterms®: 20 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-incoterms-3944

Commodity Codes & UK Trade Tariff: 20 July 2022 (online)

This brief (10:00–11:15) Welsh Government interactive webinar will look at what commodity codes are and how to classify goods, and also at how best to navigate the UK Trade Tariff and to find, analyse and understand customs and quota measures for goods.

It 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/commodity-codes-uk-trade-tariff/

Preference Rules of Origin: 20 July 2022 (online)

Suitable for those who need detailed information on origin calculations and how they affect sales and purchases, this morning course includes an overview of the different types of origin documentation and a practical session on how to read the customs notices allowing origin to be established.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5047-preference-rules-of-origin-bcc-accredited

Foundation Award in International Trade — Customs Procedures & Documentation: 21 July 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-customs-procedures-and-documentation-3947

VAT and Duties Implications/Customs Procedures & Documentation: 22 July 2022 (online)

Running from 10:00–11:00, this brief session from the Welsh Government will focus on a number of issues, including: information required on a customs entry and the link to custom and VAT calculations; valuing goods; methods of paying duty and VAT; and when additional duty might have to be paid.

The session 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/vat-and-duties-implications-customs-procedures-documentation/

Grow your business in Canada — One-2-One workshops: 26 July 2022 (online)

Organised by the Welsh Government, this event offers businesses an individual 20-minutes meeting with a market expert to discuss export opportunities for services or products.

Workshops are 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/grow-your-business-in-canada-one-2-one-workshops/

Understanding Exporting and Export Documentation: 26 July 2022 (online)

Participants on this course from Greater Birmingham Chambers will learn about the export process from end-to-end and gain an understanding of documentation requirements, shipping, freight forwarders and couriers.

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/understanding-exporting-and-export-documentation-bcc-accredited-260722/details

HS Code Classification & The UK Global Tariff: 28 July 2022 (online)

Presented by Chamber International, this morning course takes a detailed look at tariff classification for importers, exporters and customs brokers.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/hs-code-classification-the-uk-global-tariff-online-workshop-jul-2022/

August

A Beginners Practical Guide to Exporting: 4 August 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: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/a-beginners-practical-guide-to-exporting-non-bcc-1/details

Export Documentation: 4 August 2022 (online)

Chamber International says that this morning course will take a detailed look at export documents, including why and when documents are needed, and key information requirements for different documents. Documents covered include: proforma invoices; Certificates of Origin; EUR1s; ATA Carnets; Bills of Lading; and Certificates of Conformity.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/export-documentation-online-course-aug-2022/

A Beginner’s Practical Guide to Exporting: 17 August 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: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5048-a-beginners-practical-guide-to-exporting-non-bcc

Methods of Payment & Letters of Credit: 18 August 2022 (online)

This morning-only workshop from Chamber International covers the five main types of payment for exports. Said to be suitable for all staff who need to have a clear understanding of the procedures required to ensure payments for goods sold on documentary credit terms, it uses exercises to reinforce learning, and offers tips on how to get credit.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/methods-of-payment-letters-of-credit-online-workshop-aug-2022/

Understanding Exporting and Export Documentation: 18 August 2022 (online)

Participants on this course from Greater Birmingham Chambers will learn about the export process from end-to-end and gain an understanding of documentation requirements, shipping, freight forwarders and couriers.

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/understanding-exporting-and-export-documentation-bcc-accredited/details

Agents & Distributors: 24 August 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: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/agents-distributors-bcc-accredited-240822/details

Understanding Commodity Codes: 24 August 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: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/understanding-commodity-codes-bcc-accredited-240822/details

Understanding Exporting & Incoterms: 25 August 2022 (online)

Chamber International says that this morning workshop will be of real benefit to anybody involved in the export/import process, from administrators through to sales and accounts personnel. It explains international trade concepts and procedures in simple terms and aims to equip delegates with an understanding of current best practice. Topics covered include: methods of export quotation; deciding on delivery terms and the use of Incoterms 2020; overview of payment methods; and export documentation and compliance.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/understanding-exporting-incoterms-workshop-aug-2022-/

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 31 August 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: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/customs-procedures-and-documentation-bcc-accredited-310822/details

September

Foundation Award in International Trade — Export Documentation: 6 September 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-export-documentation-3950

Foundation Award in International Trade — Understanding Commodity Codes: 7 September 2022 (online

This introductory morning course from Sussex Chamber will provide delegates with the basic skills and knowledge needed to classify goods for both import and export. Participants will gain experience in using the UK Global Tariff and know where to go for further advice.

For details see: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-andndash-understanding-commodity-codes-3967

Understanding Exporting and Export Documentation: 7 September 2022 (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/5049-understanding-exporting-and-export-documentation-bcc-accredited

CargoX and ACID Workshop — Trading with Egypt in Practice: 8 September 2022 (online)

Working with the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce, MY Export Hub offers this morning-only event to all exporters and importers trading with Egypt. Participants will learn about Egypt’s new electronic system for the pre-registration of shipment information, the Advanced Cargo Information (ACI) and the associated CargoX platform.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5838-cargox-and-acid-workshop-trading-with-egypt-in-practice

Foundation Award in International Trade — Understanding Exporting: 8 September 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-understanding-exporting-3940

Incoterms 2020: 13 September 2022 (online)

This Greater Birmingham Chambers course offers an overview of the changes that have taken place between the 2010 and 2020 versions of Incoterms. The morning-only session will provide guidance on the obligations and costs to the buyer and seller during a sale, including when risk passes from one to the other. Following the course, participants should be able to correctly classify shipments to reflect the mode of transport and the goods concerned.

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

Trading with the EU after Brexit: 13 September 2022 (online)

If you’re trading with the EU, then this course from Suffolk Chamber is an opportunity to check your understanding of the current processes in the light of changes made since January 2020. Among other issues, the course looks at: Customs Declarations; Tariff Commodity Codes; the UK Global Tariff; Rules of Origin; Incoterms; and Customs Agents.

For details see: https://www.suffolkchamber.co.uk/events-networking/suffolk-chamber-events/trading-with-the-eu-after-brexit---full-day-virtual-course

UK VAT and International Trade: 13 & 14 September 2022 (online)

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

Explore Exporting to Spain — Basque Country: 14 September 2022 (online)

During this brief (10:00–11:15) interactive webinar from the Welsh Government, businesses will learn about the latest export opportunities coming out of the Basque Country.

It 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/explore-exporting-to-spain-basque-country/

Documentary Letters of Credit & Methods of Payment: 15 September 2022 (online)

Presented by MY Export Hub, this course offers an overview of all methods of payment when trading internationally, including 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 that payment is successful.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5822-documentary-letters-of-credit-methods-of-payment-bcc-accredited

Understanding Tariff Codes: 15 September 2022 (Manchester)

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

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

Understanding Tariff Codes: 15 September 2022 (online)

This morning course from MY Export Hub will highlight commercial implications of the correct use of the Tariff / Commodity codes and the importance of understanding them. Topics covered include: how a Tariff / Commodity code is made up; how to determine the correct code for a product; and the export process and customs information requirements.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5844-understanding-tariff-codes

Import & Export Customs Procedures: 19 & 20 September 2022 (online)

This course from UK Training aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the complex customs requirements which need to be followed when trading with the EU or the rest of the world. It will cover both basic points and advanced issues and will offer practical tips to help avoid problems and delays. Topics covered include: customs declarations, customs documentation, commodity codes, rules of origin, customs duties, taxes, reliefs, incoterms, and supply chain risk.

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

Foundation Award in International Trade — Methods of Payment: 20 September 2022 (online)

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

For details see: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-methods-of-payment-3956

Foundation Award in International Trade — Import Procedures: 21 September 2022 (online)

Sussex Chamber of Commerce says that this morning-only course introduces the documentation and procedures used in the importing process. Topics covered include: calculating VAT and duty; Incoterms®; customs regimes and import controls; and sources of help and advice.

For details see: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-import-procedures-3942

Trading with Egypt: 21 September 2022 (online)

MY Export Hub says that this afternoon course will cover everything that exporters need to know about trading successfully with Egypt, including information about the Advanced Cargo Information System (ACI) and CargoX.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5841-trading-with-egypt

Trading with Egypt: 21 September 2022 (online)

The Greater Manchester Chamber says that this afternoon course will cover everything that exporters need to know about trading successfully with Egypt, including information about the Advanced Cargo Information System (ACI) and CargoX.

For details see: https://www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/trading-with-egypt-training-course-september-2022/

Foundation Award in International Trade — Documentary Letters of Credit: 22 September 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: https://www.sussexchamberofcommerce.co.uk/training/scheduled/foundation-award-in-international-trade-documentary-letters-of-credit-3959

Import Procedures including Inward Processing and Outward Processing: 22 September 2022 (online)

Presented by Greater Birmingham Chambers, this course gives an overview of the end-to-end import process, including supplier risk, country risk, payment risk and duty payments. It also suggests business solutions post-Brexit for those who currently only purchase from, or use, processing facilities in the EU.

For details see: https://www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/networking-events/events-calendar/listing/import-procedures-including-inward-processing-and-outward-processing-bcc-accredited/details

Incoterms® 2020: 22 September 2022 (online)

This morning course from Chamber International will provide a comprehensive overview of the new 2020 Incoterms and what has changed since the 2010 version. It will help participants understand the obligations and responsibilities required by each term in the 2020 version, identify the most suitable Incoterm for each mode of transport, and avoid pitfalls and problems.

For details see: https://www.chamber-international.com/events/incoterms-2020-course-sep-2022/

Inward Processing and Outward Processing Relief: 27 September 2022 (online)

This course from Greater Manchester Chamber offers exporters and importers an opportunity to understand how the Inward Processing and Outward Processing procedures work — and whether they would be beneficial for a particular business.

For details see: https://www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/inward-processing-and-outward-processing-relief-september-2022/

Customs Procedures and Documentation: 28 September 2022 (Huddersfield)

Participants on this MY Export Hub course can expect to learn what an export is, what international documentation and key information the export process requires, and about rules of origin and customs compliance.

For details see: https://www.myexporthub.co.uk/events/5050-customs-procedures-and-documentation-bcc-accredited

Explore Export Opportunities in Southeast Asia: 28 September 2022 (Cardiff)

This brief morning session from the Welsh Government and the UK-ASEAN Business Council aims to help companies based in Wales to explore new export opportunities in Southeast Asia.

It 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/explore-export-opportunities-in-southeast-asia/

Export Hub Awareness Training: 29 September 2022 (online)

This hour-long webinar will introduce participants to the Business Wales Export Hub, a free resource to support exporters.

It 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/export-hub-awareness-training/

Trade shows

July

Naidex [independent living]: 6–7 July 2022 (Birmingham)

Europe’s most established event for independent living and supporting the disabled community, Naidex showcases wide-ranging solutions to improve mobility and accessibility, highlights the latest innovations and technology, and explores the future of digital and physical accessibility. The event will feature over 200 suppliers and 100 seminars and panel sessions.

For details see: https://www.naidex.co.uk/home

Florida International Medical Expo (FIME): 27–29 July 2022 (Miami, USA)

Running for 30 years, FIME is the leading event in the medical device and equipment sector for the Americas. The event attracts some 25,000 trade visitors from across North, Central and south America, plus exhibitors from 50 other countries. Exhibitors can expect to meet dealers, distributors, professionals from private and public hospitals, clinicians, retailers and investors.

For details see: https://www.medilink.co.uk/event/fime/

September

Americas Food and Beverage Show: 12–13 September 2022 (Miami, USA)

This event will feature 300 plus exhibitors, covering the following areas: alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; food / meal replacements; fresh fruit & vegetables; natural / organic food; bakery products / desserts; confectionary & candy; condiments; healthy lifestyle food & products; and herbs / spices & flavourings.

For details see: https://www.gmchamber.co.uk/events/international-trade-events-miami-usa/

IAAPA Expo Europe [leisure industry]: 12–15 September 2022 (London)

Attracting thousands of leisure professionals and hundreds of exhibitors, this event includes a conference on sustainability and guest speakers.

For details see: https://www.iaapa.org/expos/iaapa-expo-europe

LA Sync trade mission [music]: 12–16 September 2022 (Los Angeles, USA)

The annual LA Sync Mission enables UK record label and music publishing executives to gain a unique insight into the operation of the lucrative sync licensing market in the US. The mission also gives attendees an opportunity to connect with each other and meet with many of the key players and decision-makers from the world of sync working across the TV, film, advertising and games markets.

For details see: https://www.events.great.gov.uk/website/8339/

RWM and Letsrecycle Live [waste & recycling]: 14–15 September 2022 (Birmingham)

An event for waste, resource and sustainability professionals, RWM and Letsrecycle Live offers an exhibition, discussion sessions, and opportunities to meet key decision makers, showcase innovations, and make new contacts.

For details see: https://www.rwmexhibition.com/welcome-rwm

International Security Expo: 27–28 September 2022 (London)

Describing itself as the market-leading security event, the International Security Expo brings together high-level of buyers, specifiers and decision-makers for new product launches, innovation showcases and lead generation opportunities.

For details see: https://www.internationalsecurityexpo.com/welcome

World Cargo Symposium: 27–29 September 2022 (London)

Organised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) this event will feature plenary sessions, workshops and executive summits, tackling aspects related to technology and innovation, security and customs, cargo operations, and sustainability.

For details see: https://www.iata.org/en/events/wcs/

eCommerce Expo: 28–29 September 2022 (London)

With over 10,000 visitors, eCommerce Expo offers presentations on issues such as: the future of digital marketing; the digital customer; and cross border commerce and international growth.

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