International Business Support Expo - 22 February 2017

February 08, 2017 - 12:00pm

International Business Support Expo - 22 February 2017

The East Lancs Chamber of Commerce is delighted to invite you to a series of informative presentations and workshops which bring together the wealth of specialist business support from around the region.

This event will showcase the new ERDF Export Programme for Lancashire Exporter, and we will be joined by Market specialists talking about trading with Russia, as well as welcoming the Department for International Trade who will showcase the Governments new support services for businesses new to exporting. It will also be a wonderful opportunity to meet the teams involved with the delivery of world class International Trade Support and promote your business.

The ERDF programme Enhancing SMEs International Trade Performance project will facilitate access to international trade services to aid growth, improve competitiveness, and enable companies to increase sales and profits. Potential grants for selected companies planning to start or increase international trade activities will also be highlighted.

East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, Clayton Business Park, Accrington, BB5 5JR

Programme -

9.30am Arrival & networking with refreshments
10.00am Welcome and announcements

10.05am JUST ANNOUNCED – ERDF International Trade Support Programme for Lancashire Exporters.

10.20am UK Government Support for New Exporters

10.35am Trading with Russia – the absolute essential

11.35am Networking and one to one discussions with Trade specialists

12.00pm Lunch

Key speakers include; Mandy Lockett of East Lancashire Commerce, Lynne Gillen of the Department for International Trade, David Cant of Albion Overseas and Trevor Barton of Russo-British Chamber of Commerce who will be offering practical support and services to the export community.

To book your place at this event, please contact Stephanie Warrington on 01254 356473 or email

Space is limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis.
If you require further information regarding the event, then please don't hesitate to contact the East Lancs Chamber