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Let your exports take off with Gatwick

Let your exports take off with Gatwick

Gatwick Airport has once again teamed up with the Department for International Trade’s ‘Exporting is Great’ campaign to present a free seminar aimed at small and medium sized business owners.

Take Off 2017: Growing Your Business Abroad takes place at Gatwick on the morning of March 30, 2017, bringing together a host of established exporters, government figures and support organisations to provide a mixture of practical advice and inspiration.

The topics to be covered are:

  • Brand Britain: Harnessing the UK’s reputation to grow your business
  • Taking off: Overcoming the barriers to first-time exports
  • Scaling up: Growing your export programme
  • E-commerce: Navigating technology to reach new markets
  • USA: How to break into the market

Hosted by Michael Hayman MBE, delegates will enjoy a series of fast-paced speeches and interactive panel discussions as well as networking opportunities.

The event is targeted a small and medium sized business owners and executives and anyone looking to expand their business to overseas markets.

To register for a free place visit

The event speakers include:

  • Michael Hayman MBE: Co-founder of Seven Hills, author of Mission: How the Best in Business Break Through
  • Guy Stephenson: Chief commercial officer, Gatwick Airport
  • Will King: Founder of King of Shaves
  • Carrier Bates: Founder of the Little Coffee Bag Company
  • Tamara Roberts: Chief executive of Ridgeview Wines
  • Eva Gustavsson: Director government relations, PayPal
  • Judith McElhinney: Senior e-commerce advisor, Department for International Trade
  • David Budd: Partnerships manager, Funding Circle
  • Matt Wood: VP Network, Norwegian Airlines
  • Lesley Batchelor OBE: Institute of Export