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Grasp the Global Opportunity

International Trade Seminars, Debate & Luncheon: December 18th 2008

Gareth ThomasAddington Palace near Croydon To book online click here

Keynote address to be delivered by Gareth Thomas MP, Minister for Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs.

Morning China market update and seminar hosted by the China-Britain Business Council.

  Brian Gallagher Michael Hodges
  Brian Gallagher Michael Hodges

South Africa update and seminar hosted by Brian Gallagher FRSA British Trade Commissioner, UK Trade & Investment featuring Shakeel Mughal, High Growth Market Specialist UK Trade & Investment and Michael Hodges representing IFSL.

Sharon Bamford of The UK India Business Council will be leading an interactive session on the opportunities and challenges for bilateral trade. India is a country of 1 billion people half of which by 2020 will be under 25 and with a fast-growing middle class. With GPD forecast at up to 7% and with a desire to increase manufacturing allied to an intensive program of skill development, it is a country to focus on.

  Sponsored by
  UK Trade & Investment
  Supported by
  China-Britain Business Council
  UK India Business Council

Followed by Q & A session, networking reception and Luncheon.

The venue is Addington Palace near Croydon. Excellent public transport links, 6 mins by tram from East Croydon British Rail Station, which is just
12 mins from London Bridge, or just 15 mins from Gatwick, click here for venue info.

There is a thriving international trade community in the Croydon area, so in addition to those coming from around the South East and Central London (and beyond), we're anticipating a full house.

  Cathay Pacific
  Freight Net

Cathay Pacific have very kindly donated a return flight ticket to Xiamen, China (with a free stop-over in Hong Kong) so the lucky winner of the charity prize draw at the event can go to CIFIT, September 8 - 11 2009, the world's largest trade & investment fair which attracts an incredible 60,000 delegates. See www.chinafair.org.cn

The organising committee of CIFIT have donated a free pass to the event which includes a business matchmaking symposium which attracts businessmen and opportunities from all over China. This fantastic prize could be the first steps to expand your business overseas, and see for yourself the opportunities in China!

Olympus have donated a weatherproof metal body digital camera.

To book online click here
Book a table of 10, only pay for 9, equivalent to just 89.55 + vat per head.

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The International Trade Luncheon carries on from our extremely successful Annual Export Luncheons and is targeted at importers & exporters and all involved in international trade.

View a video clip from our 2007 Gatwick event.

2007 event sponsored by Supported by
RBS UK Trade & Investment China-Britain Business Council Oasis Hong Kong Airlines
Marco Polo Hotels
Euler Hermes   The Institute of Export UK India Business Council

About our previous events;

Thursday November 29th 2007
Millennium Conference Centre, Copthorne Hotel & Resort, Effingham Park, London Gatwick.

Barbara Cassani The special guest speaker was Barbara Cassani who founded the low cost airline Go with a 25m investment.
5 years later Go was sold to easyJet for 374m. Barbara then spearheaded the successful London 2012 Olympic bid and was voted UK Business Woman of the Year and UK Entrepreneur of the Year. Barbara was a Question Time panellist and after luncheon speaker. It was an exceptional opportunity to hear from one of the most impressive business women on the planet. Not to have been missed!

  Export 2006
  Lord Jones discusses with Peter
Sissons at our 2006 event

Sponsored by RBS and UK Trade & Investment and held in conjunction with the Institute of Export, this ever growing, ever more significant event has become the major gathering for all those seriously involved in global trade.

Mark Wyatt, Risk Director Euler Hermes UK  
Mark Wyatt  

A comprehensive trade show ran throughout the day and morning seminars on emerging markets including India & China preceded a Question Time panel hosted by BBC broadcaster & journalist Peter Sissons, featuring industry experts such as Lord Jones and Mark Wyatt, Risk Director Euler Hermes UK.

    Export 2006
      The Euler Hermes Trade Stand

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