Whether your business trades overseas or not

Whether your business currently operates overseas or not, the Chamber’s award-winning International Trade team can help enable businesses at all stages of the export journey - from start-ups to multinationals - to be successful in overseas markets.

Through its comprehensive programme of international offerings – from accredited training courses and qualifications, outstanding networking events, international student placements, links to key partners, assisting members with vital export documentation and outlining any changes in legislation or processes - the Chamber’s multifaceted International offering adds significant value to outward-looking businesses. Whatever international development looks like for your business, the Chamber has the tools and knowledge required to help you grow as an international business.

Advice and Support

No matter what stage of the export journey your business is at, the Chamber knows that receiving expert, trusted and up-to-date advice and support is crucial.
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Brexit Support

Brexit-associated changes arguably present the biggest challenge to UK businesses since the Second World War. Our Brexit Support Programme helps you cover – and take advantage of – all angles.
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International Trade Qualification (ITOPS)

The four-day ITOPS programme is the Chamber’s flagship international trade training programme. It is fully accredited, results in a respected qualification and is designed to make a tangible difference.
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Export Documentation Services

Many exports require documentation for legal and commercial reasons. The Chamber's dedicated and experienced team provides a fast documentation service to help you export successfully.
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Events and Market Visits

The Chamber, working with expert local, regional, national and international partners, offers a wide range of events and overseas market visits to help you to grow internationally.
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International Trade Training

The Chamber’s international training programme offers comprehensive, relevant and essential courses, all developed to provide the skills and knowledge needed to be both compliant and successful in trading overseas.
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Student Placements (ISPO)

ISPO is an initiative which helps connect UK businesses in developing their links with mainland Europe through the appointment of international students for short term work placements.
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