Focus on the U.A.E. & Expo2020


16:30 — 19:00 on November 16, 2016

Hosted by the Master Cutler, Richard Edwards, at the Cutlers’ Hall, the Regional Manufacturing Forum and the International Trade Forum are jointly presenting the forthcoming export event:

In preparation of a regional trade visit to the U.A.E. in spring 2017, this event will give you an insight into the business climate in the U.A.E., opportunities that exist for UK companies, hearing from those that have experienced success and will give you an opportunity to register early for the participation of next year’s export visit. 


Richard Edwards, Master Cutler, The Company of Cutlers in HallamshireWelcome

William Beckett, Chairman, International Trade Forum LtdIntroduction to the event and the planned multi-sector trade visit to the U.A.E.

Mr. Abdeslam El-Idrissi, Director of Trade Services, Arab-British Chamber of CommerceInsights and Opportunities for UK Exporters

Case Study Our experience in the U.A.E.

David Grimes, Head of Sheffield City Region Growth Hub, Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Update from the Growth Hub

A fantastic platform for knowledge sharing, networking with other manufacturers, establishing new valuable contacts and exchanging ideas with peers

Timings: 16.30 Registration & Refreshments | 17.00-18.00 Presentations, Q&A | 18.00- 19.00 Networking, Exhibition & Glass of Wine

If you are a manufacturer, please contact us to register* your interest to attend, noting Export Event. Other registrations, please contact the International Trade Forum  at

*Some restrictions to attend apply


Cutlers' Hall


The Cutlers' Hall, Church Street,Sheffield S1 1HG

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