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24 September Tuesday

The Commonwealth: Doing Business in Africa

10:30, 24 September 2019 - 16:30, 24 September 2019
The Atrium, Daresbury Laboratory Keckwick Lane WA4 4FS United Kingdom

Come and learn how to trade in the Commonwealth countries in Africa with the Cheshire Commonwealth Association and partners. Understand the key benefits and growing opportunities of trading with Africa. At the morning session of this event you will hear from five key speakers on the various aspects of trading with countries across Africa and learn from a panel of exporting experts.

The afternoon is focused on a workshop presented by The Department for International Trade on the use of agents and distributors to enter international markets.

Agenda

Morning Session

10.30am    Registration – Commonwealth Connections
11.00am    Welcome – David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire Commonwealth Association
11.10am    Exporting in the Commonwealth – Graham Collins, Distribution Manager from EA Technology
11.30am    Trading in Uganda – Daniel Buturo from the Ugandan Business Forum
11.50am    UK Export Finance : Giving Exporters the Edge? – Kevin Ledwith, Export Finance Manager
12.10pm    Exporting is GREAT Panel – ITA; Terser Adamu, African Lead ITA; Export Champion; Chamber representative
12.40pm    Cheshire Commonwealth Association –Dave Maisey, CEO, ICC Solutions and Chair, Cheshire Commonwealth                           Association
12:55pm    Closing remarks and future events – David Briggs, MBE, KStJ, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire and Patron, Cheshire                         Commonwealth Association

1:00pm      Lunch – Commonwealth Connections

Afternoon Session

2:15pm      Agents & Distributors Workshop: Africa – Presented by the Department for International Trade
4:30pm      Close

Details
Date: 24 September
Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue
Venue Name: The Atrium, Daresbury Laboratory
Address: Keckwick Lane WA4 4FS United Kingdom
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Organizer
Organizer Name: Cheshire Commonwealth Association and Partners
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