Tag Archives: Exporting

Opportunities in Canada Event

Creative Sheffield, in partnership with representatives from four Canadian provinces, are hosting a free to attend lunchtime event for companies to explore opportunities for doing business with and in Canada. The event will focus on partnership opportunities in sectors where each province is … Continue reading

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UKTI launches new e-Exporting programme

UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) new e-Exporting Programme can help UK companies and brands sell products overseas through online channels. Continue reading

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Global Manufacturing Festival set to break records

At the two-day event more than 500 people will attend a manufacturers’ dinner on June 24. And there will be a conference, with more than 1,000 delegates, and all-day exhibition with up to 120 stands – double that of last year – at the AMRC training centre on June 25. Continue reading

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Festival to create £100m of business

Just ignore the fact that it’s based in Liverpool, organisers say.

The IFB, which features 240 events across the North throughout June and July, is being hailed as the biggest event in the UK since the Festival of Britain in 1951 and the biggest business bash in the world in 2014.
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Sheffield Design Week 23-29 June 2014

Sheffield Design Week is hosted in one of the UK’s most creative cities. Taking place annually, this 7 day festival will host an array of local, regional, national and international design, architectural and creative names. It will showcase all disciplines of design, from graphic design to architecture, advanced manufacturing and technology to fashion and product design and more. Continue reading

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Yorkshire International Business Convention comes to Rotherham

The convention began in 1995 and has attracted some of the biggest and most recognisable names from across the globe, including Dr Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev, Neil Armstrong, Bill Clinton and Desmond Tutu. Continue reading

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Queen’s honours for four top firms

Three were honoured for international trade – Dismatec, Melett and Abbey Forged Products – and one for innovation – Roy Hatfield Ltd. This year a total of 162 awards have been handed out – 110 for international trade, 39 for innovation and 13 for sustainable development. Previously known as the Queen’s Awards to Industry, the first awards were given in 1966. Continue reading

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Sheffield rallies in bid to drive up exports

It is launching an international trade and export strategy with the priority of supporting small and medium sized businesses.

The authority said that SMEs were the foundation of the local economy, contributing around half of the employment and turnover, and boosting exports was a “strong route” towards increased private sector growth.
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Agents help tools reclamation business tap into overseas markets

When Anne Wilson joined Numill as a book-keeper in 2000, exports accounted for less than a fifth of the tool reclamation company’s business. A management buyout and a recession later, Anne has built international trade into half the business “and that proportion is likely to rise still further”, she says. Continue reading

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Using social media to drive business

UKTI are providing an overview of the best social media channels for businesses to use to achieve their organisations objectives along with some best practice advice. Not so long ago, social media seemed so new and different, but now it’s simply part of the way we do marketing. In today’s world, social media tactics need to be considered within your strategic marketing decisions. Continue reading

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