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The Department for International Trade at Love Business 2023

The Department for International Trade at Love Business 2023

Visit us at Stand B38 or attend one of our seminars to hear our Expert Advisers discuss how to use Market Research to identify new markets and how Digital Trade advice can support your Export Growth plans. You will also meet your local Export Academy Adviser.


10.00-11.00am: Introduction to Export Academy and why you should consider exporting for 2023

Raj Theper and Mark Burkett, Export Academy Advisers

This session will cover the support available through the Export Academy for:

  • New exporters
  • Occasional exporters who would like to develop a more strategic approach
  • Experienced exporting companies seeking to upskill staff
  • Anybody wishing to brush up their export skills

We will then discuss the benefits of including Exporting as a key part of your Growth Strategy for 2023.

Finally, we will explore how to go about finding export opportunities for your business, utilising the help, support and advice that

is available through the Department for International Trade.

For further information relating to Export Academy visit:


11.30 -12.30pm: Using Market Research to Identify Export Opportunities

Gary Blackburn, Export Market Research Adviser

An introduction to International Market Research which will define what market research is; how to identify the most valuable

international market; understanding how to conduct a market research project; overview of research methods. This interactive

session will be delivered by Gary Blackburn who has over 25 years’ worth of market research experience across a variety of



1.00-2.00pm: How Digital Trade Advice can improve your cashflow with Export Growth

Mark Bates MBA MCIM, Digital Trade Adviser, English Regions – The Midlands

Your introduction to the export help provided by the Department for International Trade. How to access our training, guidance,

and expertise; and what our advisors can do for you. By attending this workshop, you will be able to use and understand:

  • How international trade advisers can help map out your export growth and success.
  • What specialist advisers can do for your business.
  • Gain access to the Export Academy and its resources.

Link to the Selling Online Overseas tool, to access deals and marketplace assistance.


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