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International Partners Events

Tay Cities International Partners Event
January 2019
Date TBC
Time TBC
Location TBC
A programme of events and workshops organised by Tay Cities International Trade Partnership will be launched at this event with case studies companies sharing how they have grown their business internationally followed by a panel discussion/ask the experts session. 
 
Multi Sector Market visit to Italy  
3-7 February 2019
Location Milan and Turin 
The visit will give an introduction to doing business in Italy and is part of the starter market programme aimed at non, new and early stage exporters.
We expect the visits will give the companies the necessary market knowledge, technical expertise and confidence to actively plan to revisit the market on their own accord and with continued support from SDI.
 
Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce High Noon Lunch – ‘Dundee/Dubai’ connections 
20th Feb 2019 
Time 11.30-14.30
Location Dundee 
Running as part of the Tay Cities Business Week, this is the usual Chamber lunch with around 140 attendees and is currently being planned so the above is a working title. 
 
21st Feb 2019 
Time 9.30-12.30
Location Scottish Enterprise, Enterprise House, Dundee
This workshop covers territories and where businesses should look to engage with international customers. EMarketplaces such as Amazon, eBay and Alibaba will feature significantly in this workshop. As a result of attending the workshop, businesses will have a clear understanding of the EMarketplace opportunity, and their strategy for engaging in relevant EMarketplaces. 
 
Scottish Chamber of Commerce Network London Visit
March 2019 
Date: Early March 2018 - TBC
Time: TBC
Location: London
Definitive dates & programme to be defined – this is an annual trip and combines Westminster events and B2B programme 
For more information contact Dorothy Smith (03451 55 55 55, ext 492175) 
 
Preparing to Export for Food and Drink Companies 
12 March 2019
Date 12th March 2019
Time 9am - 5pm
Location Lindores Abbey Distillery, Newburgh, Fife 
 
 
Multi Sector Market visit to Norway and Finland
18-22 March 2019
Location: Norway and Finland 
The visit will give an introduction to doing business in Norway and Finland, and is part of the starter market programme aimed at non, new and early stage exporters.
We expect the visits will give the companies the necessary market knowledge, technical expertise and confidence to actively plan to revisit the market on their own accord and with continued support from SDI.
A Market Awareness on Scandinavia will take place on  Tuesday 4th December in the Mercure Hotel Aberdeen  
For more information contact Dorothy Smith (03451 55 55 55, ext 492175)
 
3 April 2019 
Time: 9.30 – 12.00
Location: Enterprise Hub, Glenrothes 
This workshop will give an update on Brexit, discuss the “Transition Period” implications on various business sectors, and actions to take to prepare for, and carry on trading in the EU Zone. 
 
Scottish Chamber of Commerce China Visit
April 2019 
Time : TBC
Location China 
Definitive dates & programme to be defined
For more information contact Dorothy Smith (03451 55 55 55, ext 492175)
 
24 April 2019 
Time: 9.30 -12.00
Location: Carnoustie Golf Hotel & Spa, Links Parade, Carnoustie DD7 7JE
This workshop will give an update on Brexit, discuss the “Transition Period” implications on various business sectors, and actions to take to prepare for, and carry on trading in the EU Zone. 
 
 
Export Bootcamp 
14 May 2019 
Time 9am – 5pm 
Location Perth Chamber of commerce  
Learn how to reach international markets with confidence and get practical know-how on international market opportunities, routes to market and international finance, contracts and logistics. This workshop is the perfect primer for a company new to exporting thinking about international growth. 
 
International Ecommerce Workshop: Attracting international customers using SEO and social media 
11th June 2019 
Date 11th June 2018 
Time 9.30 – 12.30
Location: Perth Chamber of Commerce   
International SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and Social Media workshop will cover how to attract customers online with international digital marketing. It will cover how to use the most effective SEO strategies for a website, and how to develop social media channels internationally. As a result of attending the workshop, businesses will have an understanding of how to market their business internationally online. 
For more information contact Dorothy Smith (03451 55 55 55, ext 492175)