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NEXT EVENT: Wednesday 15th November 2023


The three South Yorkshire Chambers of Commerce (Barnsley & Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield) are delighted to announce the launch of the South Yorkshire International Trade Conference. This collaborative conference aims to foster International Trade connections, promote trade opportunities, and allow businesses to expand their knowledge of best practices when exporting and importing in the global marketplace.

The South Yorkshire International Trade Conference will take place on 15th November 2023 at the OEC Sheffield, bringing together leaders, industry experts, and experienced businesses from various industries and sectors across South Yorkshire. This event will serve as a platform for knowledge-sharing, networking, and exploring the ins and outs of international trade.

We will be joined by industry leaders in the world of international trade, panel discussions, networking opportunities and lunch will be provided! If you work on the international stage or are looking to go global in your industry - this is not to be missed.


8.30 am: Registration and Networking.

9.00 am: Welcome from Louisa Harrison Walker, CEO of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce.

9.10 am: Nick Patrick, Director of International Trade SCCI – South Yorkshire Chambers and International Trade.

9.20 am: Oliver Coppard, Mayor SYMCA -  The importance of international trade for South Yorkshire.

9.35 am: International Trade updates from Liam Smyth, Director of the British Chambers of Commerce.

10.10 am: Coffee break and Networking

10.30 am: Panel Discussion - International trade challenges and benefits.

11.10 am: Manuel Fantin, Export Finance Manager UK Export Finance -  How UKEF support UK exporters.

11.25 am: Coffee Break.

11.45 am: Sarah Milum, Investigations Compliance Director of Trade Remedies Authority - Updates on Antidumping and safeguarding quotas.

12.15 pm: Michael Boulanger, CEO of RM Boulanger (RMB)  -  Compliant DDP solutions to your EU customers.

12.30 pm: Closing.

12.45 pm: Lunch and Networking.

“International trade is a vital cornerstone of our economy and that’s why, as Chambers of Commerce, we always advocate for any members who want to take their business overseas and why we perennially stress the importance of international trade to politicians and decision-makers. At the conference, you will be able to expand your knowledge in this important area, better understand the nuances of exporting and importing, and forge new connections that will help you represent Brand South Yorkshire on a global stage.”

- Dan Fell, CEO of Doncaster Chamber.

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