Made in West Yorkshire, Sold to the world: Export-led growth and innovation
Event organiser: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Event format: In-person
Location: 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD
3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield, HD1 3BD | Wednesday 29th November 2023 10:30AM - 1:30PM
Do you want to find out how to start selling overseas? Or how to reach wider global markets?
Exporting can boost profits and drive growth, making businesses who export more resilient, productive and innovative.
This event, hosted in partnership with West Yorkshire Combined Authority, the Department for Business and Trade (DBT), Lloyds Banking Group, and UK Export Finance, will highlight the benefits of selling overseas, offering practical advice and guidance.
Join us to:
Celebrate the incredible businesses in West Yorkshire with export potential
Hear from DBT Export Champions and business leaders and their top tips for accessing new markets
Learn from the experts on how to access export finance, market insights and wider support
Network and build connections with other exporters and partners
Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire
Liz Bennington, Director for International Trade and Investment, North of England, Department for Business and Trade
Alissia Deane, Export Finance Manager - West Yorkshire, UK Export Finance
Paul Wheelwright, Regional Director - Specialist Client Solutions and Working Capital, Lloyds Bank
Munir Mamujee MBE, Managing Director, m2r Education
Ranjana Abraham, International Trade Advisor, Department for Business and Trade
Mashood Akmal, Director - Innovation & Strategy, Aeroservices
Further speakers to be announced, with opportunities during the event to ask questions, network and explore collaboration opportunities.
The event will be followed by a networking lunch from 12.00 pm.
Session run by: West Yorkshire Combined Authority