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