Date: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 08:30 to 12:30
The Moat House
Lower Penkridge Road
ST17 0RJ Stafford

Explore the real opportunities that await your business in China...

Join us to help you make an informed decision on whether your products are suitable for the Chinese market. Hear from companies who have succeeded and also about any difficulties that they faced. Learn about the digital platforms for selling online, and also potential funding streams that might help with any expenses involved in building your brand and finding the right route to market. China Specialists will also be on hand to give a talk on getting your products into this market and offer 1:1 diagnostic meetings for a limited number of companies.

Why China? 
In 2017, exports from our region to China grew 21%. As well as local flagship products, Chinese buyers are interested in acquiring products within the Food & Drink, Advanced Engineering, Vehicle Components, Medical Technologies, and Fashion sectors. They also have a massive appetite for our world leading services, such as those found in Education, Tourism, Software, Film, Architecture, Recruitment and Training.


09.15 - Welcome & Opening Remarks by Rob Lawley - Head of International Trade Team

09.30 - Jeremey LeFroy address

09.45 - China opportunities - China Business Adviser, China-Britain Business Council

10.15 - Break and networking

10.35 - Tim Shaw - Midlands Engine and China in 2018

11.00 - Selling to China via an eCommerce Platform - Avenue 51

11.30 - British flagship concept in China - Murray Scott, Ashwell

12.30 - Q&A, closing remarks