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Policy Session - Global Britain, Global Derby?

  • The Derby Conference Centre London Road Alvaston, Derby DE24 8UX (map)

Through a series of presentations, panels and roundtable discussions, the event will provide an overview of how the Government's Department for International Trade is supporting trade and investment across the Midlands and how, in Derby and Derbyshire, businesses can play a part. 

Marketing Derby's John Forkin will explain his role as Chair of the Midlands Engine Trade and Investment sub-group on China and the city's developing links overseas. Followed by keynote speakers:

Ian Harrison, Director of Exports - Midlands Engine, for the Department for International Trade; and

Liz Fothergill, Midlands Engine Export Champion and Chairman, Pennine Healthcare

An expert panel of local businesses/organisations including Longhe UK, Midlands Engine, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, and the University of Derby will talk about their experiences in international business.

Delegates will have an opportunity to discuss their trade and investment challenges with other businesses as well as quiz the panel for tips and insights.

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Earlier Event: April 10
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