> UK EXPORTERS
Whether a fi rm is starting out or is experienced in exporting, UK Trade & Investment’s services can help to make doing business internationally as easy as possible. They include...
> PASSPORT TO EXPORT
Provides new and inexperienced exporters with the training, planning advice and ongoing support they need to succeed in overseas markets.
> EXPORT COMMUNICATIONS REVIEW (ECR)
Assesses the way companies communicate with overseas customers and makes practical recommendations for improvement.
> MARKET VISITS AND TRADE MISSIONS
Organised to help UK companies visit the market they’re interested in and talk face-to- face with prospective business partners.
> EVENTS AND SEMINARS
Held across the UK and overseas, these briefi ngs offer business/networking opportunities and market information and allow UK fi rms to showcase their capabilities.
DEPARTURES > WWW.UKTI.GOV.UK
An invaluable source of up-to-date country, sector, event and contact information. Bookmark the URL and set up alerts to receive daily content updates.
> OVERSEAS BUSINESS RISK
UK Trade & Investment and the Foreign & Commonwealth Offi ce can provide key information to help you manage the risks of doing business overseas.
> BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Personalised email alerts informing businesses about relevant opportunities and developments.
For more information on UK Trade & Investment services, call 020 7215 8000 or visit www.ukti.gov.uk. To fi nd your local International Trade Adviser, click ‘Export, UK regions’ and enter your
postcode. Alternatively, scan the Quick Response code on the right with your smartphone.
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> GATEWAY TO GLOBAL GROWTH
Offers a strategic review, planning advice and support to experienced exporters to help them build on their success and develop new overseas markets.
> OVERSEAS MARKET INTRODUCTION SERVICE (OMIS)
A chargeable, tailored service to access market and industry information, identify potential contacts or plan events.
> EXPORT MARKETING RESEARCH SCHEME (EMRS)
Offers support, advice and some grant funding to eligible companies wishing to research a potential export market.
> TRADESHOW ACCESS PROGRAMME
UK Trade & Investment’s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible SME fi rms to attend overseas exhibitions.