Department for Business and Trade events for May/June

The Government’s Department for Business and Trade has two events in May/June which may benefit businesses on the Enterprise Zone.

Find the details and register below.


Selling overseas to the USA: top tips to ensure your business is tax compliant

Thursday 2 May, 10.00am – 11.00am

Andrew Bohnet will cover the five things businesses must do to be tax compliant when selling their goods or services overseas to customers in the United States.


Get your business ready for South Asia

Tuesday 7 May, 10.00am – 11.00am

The Department for Business and Trade’s Export Support Service Team will explore why the countries of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka offer UK businesses a great range of opportunities to go global with their business.


Top tips for landing an overseas deal

Thursday 16 May, 10.00am – 11.30am

We’re here to help businesses land that important overseas deal – in this session we’ll provide top tips and a practical framework on how to negotiate international business deals.


The King’s Awards – Focus Session
Thursday 16th May 2024 – 16:00 – 18:00
Civic Centre, Leyland.

The Lord Lieutenant for Lancashire – Mrs Amanda Parker would like to invite companies and business support organisations to learn more about the prestigious King’s Awards for Enterprise and how we can recognise the outstanding achievements of Lancashire businesses.

Listen to the firsthand experience of previous winners and discover the help available for future applicants. Flyer attached.

Booking link: https://www.boostbusinesslancashire.co.uk/events/applying-for-a-kings-award-for-enterprise-focus-session-for-businesses

*this is a Pan-Lancashire event hosted by South Ribble Council.


Get your business ready for Singapore with techUK

Wednesday 29 May, 9.30am – 11.00am

Companies in the technology, financial services, creative or education sectors can discover how the UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement can help them sell products like e-books, music streaming services, or technology services more easily to customers in Singapore.


Food & Drink Mission to New York – June 2024

Promote this exciting mission to your food and drink contacts.
Expressions of interest close next week on Tuesday 30th April 2024

Title: Trade Mission to the USA 2024: Summer Fancy Food/ Vinexpo

Date: Friday 21- Monday 24 June 2024

Location: New York City, USA
Cost: Free (Delegates are responsible for arranging and paying for their own flights, accommodation, airport transfers and in market costs).
Eligibility Criteria: Open to businesses in the food and drink sector. Registrations will be vetted before places are confirmed.

Registration link for delegates: https://eu.eventscloud.com/ehome/200275965

This mission is ideal for companies in the following categories: grocery, healthy snacks, dairy, alternative milks, soft drinks, wines, and spirits.

A full mission programme will be available soon.