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MITEC- Midlands International Trade Expo and Conference 2015

13 October, 2015, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


This year’s annual International Trade Expo & Conference aims to help local firms boost their bottom line by starting to export or exploiting opportunities in new international markets.

The focus of the conference is high growth markets worldwide, the Conference Programme will include a series of high profile specialists and business leaders who will share a wealth of expertise linked to these markets.

Book your place today by completing the online booking form below. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.


8.30am – 9.30am Registration, exhibition and networking opens
9.30am Welcome from event host, Mark Gough ITV Business Correspondent
9.35am – 10am Taking the Export Plunge, Liz Fothergill CBE Chairman of the Board of Directors Pennine Healthcare Ltd
10am – 10.25am Made in Britain, Sold All Over the World, Ian Maclean Managing Director John Smedley
10.25am – 10.50am Refreshments, exhibition and networking continues
10.50am – 11.25am Gü and how it became and export success story James Averdieck, Founder and Former MD, Gü Chocolate Puds
11.25am – 11.55am Q&A panel
11.55am – noon Conclusions from event host, Mark Gough ITV Business Correspondent
Noon – 1pm Lunch, exhibition and networking continues
1pm – 2pm Masterclass programme, exhibition and networking continues
2pm close

Benefits of Attending

  • A line-up of high profile speakers
  • Q&A Panels exploring new markets
  • An Expo featuring 30 exhibitors offering specific international trade help and advice
  • One-to-one meetings with Country Experts and Commercial Officers from Chambers of Commerce and Embassies worldwide to explore opportunities in specific countries
  • Opportunity to share best practice with over 200 businesses
  • Attend a series of master classes on practical international trade topics

So, if you are a business that is already exporting but want to expand your horizons, or you are thinking of exporting but have not yet taken the plunge, then this event will have something for you.

For more information or help with your booking please contact the International Trade team on international@emc-dnl.co.uk or 0333 320 0333.
Please note that bookings for Commercial Officer appointments will be arranged on a first come first served basis on the day.

If you are interested in exhibiting at this year’s Expo, email mitec@emc-dnl.co.uk for more details.


13 October, 2015
8:30 am - 2:00 pm


East Midlands Chamber


iPro Stadium
iPro Stadium, Pride Park
Derby, Derbyshire DE24 8XL United Kingdom
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