date Thursday 2nd July 2015

Join us for an exciting morning briefing on UK Trade & Investments (UKTI) new exporters initiative. The programme will include an insight into our new First Time Exporters Programme, which was officially launched by The Rt Hon Lord Maude, Minister of State for Trade & Investment

You’ll have the chance to:

• hear Mark Lesniak from The Great British Store speaking about UKTI’s new on-line business to business selling platform for products and services

• view a demonstration of Export Savvy, a new online toolkit geared towards upskilling new exporters

• sign up for UKTI’s highly successful Export Insight Visit programme – taster missions to overseas markets

• understand the support available through freight forwarding companies


08:00 – 08:30 Arrival, refreshments and networking

08:30 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – 09:20 Introduction: Richard Sheehan – Chief Executive, Shropshire Chamber of Commerce

09:20 – 09:40 Export Savvy – Shernel Stevenson, International Trade Adviser, Shropshire team

09:40 – 10:00 E- Exporting – UKTI Digital Trade Adviser

10:00 – 10:20 The Great British Store – Mark Lesniak – The Great British Store

10:20 – 10:35 Export Insight – Chris Armistead, International Trade Adviser, Shropshire team

10:35 – 10:50 Introduction to freight forwarding – Anton Gunter – National Sales manager, Global Freight

10:50 – 11:15 Export Savvy registration session

11.15 Close


Date: 2 July 2015      Free of charge


Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND



Please register at

Further information from Gail Jennings –International Trade Team Administrator

E: T: +44 (0) 1952 208 200

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